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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

What's Happening Today

* Mass Tonight in Neu Chapel

Catholic Mass returns to Neu Chapel tonight at 9:30 p.m., with Fr. Alex Zenthoefer of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Memorial High School presiding. He will be available to hear Confessions starting at 9 p.m,, and students will lead the Rosary beginning at 9:10 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

* I-House: Guatemala

All members of the campus community are encouraged to attend I-House: Guatemala, where student Ricardo Rodriguez will share information about his home country. The presentation will be tonight at 7 p.m. on the second floor of Ridgway University Center in the Class of 1959 Gallery.

* Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group Meeting

The Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group will be hosting Associate Professor of Psychology Lora Becker, who will be speaking about sleep and the brain, this Wednesday, Oct. 12. This will be held in Room 5A in Hyde Hall, the group's new regular meeting place. Everyone is welcome!


Upcoming Events

* Flu Shots

Flu shots will be available next week.  The cost is $15 ( in exact cash - no credit or debit cards) or by check payable to Welborn Health Plans.  You must be at least 18 years old.  Two opportunites are as follows:
Monday, Oct. 17, in Olmsted lobby, 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 20, in Ridgway lobby, 9 - 11 a.m.

* UE Idol

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is proud to present the annual UE Idol!  The theme for this year is 90's music, so come have a great time playing/singing your childhood favorites!!  Not musical?  No problem, come watch!!  The event will be held on Oct. 21 in Wheeler Concert Hall at 7 p.m.  Cost is just $15 to enter an act, or $5 for audience members.  Performers - please give a copy of your sheet music or lead sheets to Nick Seibert at ASAP so that our band can rehearse your song.

* Spanish Club Meeting

The Spanish Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 118, Hyde Hall. Join us to play games in Spanish! If you have any games that could be played in Spanish, feel free to bring them along. Come practice some Spanish and have fun! ¡Allá nos vemos!


* Bible Study

Adventist Campus Ministries will be having Bible study on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7-8 p.m. in Room 153. (Eades Music Room) in the McCurdy Wing of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. The topic of study will be on Creation vs. Evolution. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information contact: Guy Goodness at or Chris French at for more details.

* IVCF – How Can You Change the World?

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship invites everyone to the basement of Neu Chapel (Grabill Lounge) at 8 p.m. this Thursday, Oct. 13. Come learn about our mission to transform students into world changers for Christ. Bring your friends and your questions! For more information, please contact Kayla Brenton at

* 2011 Fall Aces Tennis Championship Event

Aces Tennis is hosting a Tennis Championship event at Tri-State Athletic Club on Saturday, Oct. 22.  This is a team-style doubles tournament, including a doubles clinic presented by the UE Women’s Tennis team. Dinner, t-shirts, and prizes provided. Silent auction will be held.  Entry fee is $100 per person,  prizes include Aces basketball tickets and championship t-shirts.  Clinic is at 4 p.m. with competition beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Register online at

* Calling all Runners, Walkers, and Volunteers!

The UE VETS student organization, in collaboration with the student veterans organizations at USI and Ivy Tech Community College, are sponsoring the Vets Day 5K Walk, Run, Roll on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8 a.m.  The race will begin and end at the LST Memorial Ship grounds in downtown Evansville.  Please consider supporting the event by:

1. Volunteer to help during the race and at the after-race festival by signing up on line at  Vet’s Day 5 K Volunteer Signup Sheet or by calling the UE Office of Veterans Affairs at 488-2141.

2. Participate!  Early registration deadline is Nov. 1 for $20 (late registration is $25 through race day). Sign up on line at or by calling the Office of Veterans Affairs at 488-2141.

Proceeds will be donated to Lucas Place II – housing for disabled homeless veterans in Vanderburgh County.


* Commencement Central

December graduates please mark your calendar and plan to attend Commencement Central on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Ridgway Center near the Bookstore.  It only takes a few minutes to complete your graduation plans for graduation and the event in open from noon to 5 p.m.  You will meet with the Registrar's Office, Alumni Office, and Career Planning Office to finalize your plans.  You can also purchase your cap and gown and/or graduation announcements all in one easy stop.  This event is a must for anyone planning on graduating in DECEMBER.  If you are graduating in May you need to attend this event in February.

* Late Night Madness

Students, come to the Meeks Family Court (Large Gym) Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. and meet the men’s basketball team at Late Night Madness.  Think you’ve got the skills to beat them in a shooting contest?  Well now is your chance to try!  To sign-up email Liz Riffert at or call 488-2394. 


* Dance Team Call Out Meeting and Auditions

The Dance Team is looking for two new members for the 2011-2012 season. There will be a call out meeting on Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. in Carson 113. You can meet team members and the coaches and learn about the team's program. Auditions will be held in the small gym on Oct. 21 from 7-11 p.m. Auditions will consist of learning a short routine, technique, original choreography, and a short interview with the coaches. Please wear dance shoes and form fitting clothing to the tryout--no baggy pants or tops. A $15 audition fee will be due at time of audition. An alternate audition may be scheduled if unable to attend on Oct. 21. Please contact Coach Arata with any questions at or (502) 689-4085.  

* Rick Watkins to Give Lecture on Investment Planning

Rick Watkins, CFP, CLU, ChFC, will be talking to UE students in Room 170, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building, at 4 p.m. on Oct. 17. Rick is an independent financial planner and consultant in Evansville. He graciously accepted an invitation from Walayet A. Khan, professor of finance, to give a presentation titled, “Investment Planning in current Volatile Global Financial Environment.”  The event is open to the UE community and the public.

* UE PRIDE Coming Out Panel

This year's UE PRIDE Coming Out panel discussion is set for Monday, Oct 17 at 7 p.m. in Room 170 in Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building.  This question and answer panel will highlight individual coming out stories.  Special guests this year include Private Maycomber, who will discuss coming out during DADT, and a potential visit from Rick Davis the Democratic candidate for the Evansville mayoral position.  Other panel members include Associate Professor of Psychology Lora Becker and current UE PRIDE. members.  This provides a discussion for the community about accepting LGBT individuals.  Extra credit for attending this event may be available from some courses in psychology and political science depending on the individual professor.

* Zeta Tau Alpha Presents Big Man On Campus

Big Man On Campus will be Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center. Admission is $5 with all proceeds benefitting the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation- Breast Cancer Survivor Recognition Program. The theme this year is NFL with a special presentation by Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders. Please come out and help us fight breast cancer one tackle at a time!


* Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon

University Organist Douglas Reed will present Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 12:15 p.m. The informal program, dubbed The Last Rose of Summer, will include discussion and performance of a bokay [sic] of musical flowers by a variety of composers: Dudley Buck, Joseph Bonnet, and Johannes Brahms. Special features will include the Waltz of the Flowers and Tip Toe Through the Tulips played on that infamous portable reed organ, the accordion.  Refreshments will be served in Neu Chapel narthex following the concert.



Info You Should Know

* Holiday Schedule

The University of Evansville will be closed during the holidays to allow our employees to enjoy this special time with their families. The following November-December-January holiday schedule will be observed:

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 (closing at noon)
Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011
Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

Christmas/New Year’s:
Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 through Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, returning Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.

The Board of Trustees and University administration wish you and your family a joyous and happy holiday.

* What UE Libraries Can Do for You: MathSciNet

Are you interested in an article discussing Frattini subgroups by Mohammad Azarian?  Do you need to identify an article by Clark Kimberling on complementary equations and Zeckendorf?  Are you trying to locate information for a project on Endo-permutation modules for Adam Salminen? MathSciNet is the database to search for these references.

• provides access to a searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature
• contains over 2 million items and over 1 million direct links to original articles
• adds over 100,000 new items each year, including over 40,000 reviews
• includes bibliographic data from retro digitized articles dating back to the early 1800s
• provides citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews

Comments or questions to Kathy Bartelt at (Collection Development Librarian), or Shane White at  (Instruction Librarian.)

* Sodexo Customer Service Satisfaction

Sodexo is requesting your participation in an important online survey about your recent dining experiences on campus.  In return for your participation, you will receive a coupon for 50% off any tall beverage at Jazzman’s! To log-in now and participate in this online survey, please visit and use Log-in ID 79404 .The survey will take about 7-9 minutes max to complete and will only be available from Oct. 3-16. Questions about the survey may be directed to Lindsey Mitchell at



* UE Men's Soccer Welcomes Drake Today

After nearly a month on the road, the University of Evansville men’s soccer team hosts Drake Wednesday at Arad McCutchan Stadium. The contest, which marks the Aces’ first home Missouri Valley Conference match of the season, is set to start at 7 p.m.


* Purple Racquets Announce Fundraiser

The Purple Racquets Club, the booster club for the University of Evansville women’s tennis team, has announced that it will hold an inaugural 2011 Fall Aces Tennis Championship.

“UE Women’s Tennis is excited to announce the first fundraising event of this kind.  With the help of many, including Tri-State Athletic Club, we are looking forward to putting together a great night of tennis,” head coach Nick Mueller said.  “Doubles in a team-style tournament should provide a lot of excitement.  The cookout is included and the prizes will get the competitive juices flowing.  It should be a lot of fun!” 

This will mark the first event of its kind hosted by the club and is open to adults of all tennis abilities.  The event gets underway with a clinic for all competitors, which will be taught by members of the UE tennis team. 

Following the clinic, the Aces players will serve as coaches in a tournament amongst the competitors.  Each player will coach a group of participating adults.  It is a team-style doubles tournament.

Set for Saturday, Oct. 22, the event will begin at 4 p.m. with the clinic and will be followed by the tournament, which will run from 4:30 through 7:30 p.m.  Tri-State Athletics Club will play host to the event. 

The cost to participate is $100 and all proceeds will go to the University of Evansville Tennis Program.  It includes the clinic, competition, a cookout and a t-shirt.  Prizes, which include Aces basketball tickets and championship t-shirts, will be given out.  A silent auction will also be held.

Anyone wanting to participate can register online at or by contacting Jennifer Jacobs at 812-488-2021 or

* Evansville Women's Golf Takes Ninth At APSU Invitational

Senior Alyssa Key led the Purple Aces with a 78 in Tuesday’s second round of the F&M Bank APSU Invitational as the University of Evansville women’s golf team finished in ninth place.

After shooting a 79 in Monday’s first round, Key improved by a stroke on the final day at The Links at Novadell.  She finished in a tie for 40th place with a 157.

Lauren Ellerman, who shot a 77 on Monday, recorded a 79 to finish a stroke ahead of Key with a 156, tied for 35th.  Sydney Skiles, Cathy Doyle and Dana Hayden each completed Tuesday with scores of 79.  Skiles tied for 49th place while Doyle and Hayden tied for 53rd place with a final total of 162.

Lourdes Lopez from Jacksonville State improved on her first round total by seven shots, shooting a 6-under 66 on Tuesday to take medalist honors.  Lopez carded a 139, just one shot ahead of Alexandra Lennartsson of Murray State.

Lennartsson’s effort led Murray State to the team championship.  The Racers finished the tournament with a 584, just ahead of Jacksonville State’s 588.  Evansville’s two-day total was a 635, seven strokes behind seventh-place Lipscomb.

The Aces will finish up the fall season next week, traveling to Kettering, Ohio to take part in the Dayton Invitational.  Set for Monday and Tuesday, the event will be held at NCR Country Club.


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