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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

* Admission Purple Visit Day- Friday

The Office of Admission is excited to welcome approximately 65 families this Friday, September 15, for the UE Purple Visit Day. While on campus, the visitors will have the opportunity to explore their area of interest, sit in on a class, take a tour of the University, meet with many other campus representatives, and enjoy lunch on campus.

Please note, the visiting families will be eating in Café Court from noon-1:00 p.m., so there will be increased traffic in the café during this time period.

Please offer our visitors a warm UE welcome!

* Test of University Rave Ace Alert System set for Sept. 13

On Wednesday, September 13, the Office of Safety and Security will conduct a test of the University Rave Ace Alert System. A test message will be sent out at 11:00 a.m. It will include all aspects of the system: e-mail, text messages, Facebook, Twitter, Alertus (University computers), and University televisions. If you fail to receive an e-mail or text message notification by noon, please notify the Office of Safety and Security at 812-488-2051 or e-mail security@evansville.edu. Officers will also be available to add or change e-mail or cell phone information at the Security Awareness Week table on the first floor of the Ridgway University Center. 

Submitted by Doug Cook dc2@evansville.edu

What's Happening Today

* Fireside Chat in Grabill Lounge

The campus community is invited to attend this week's Fireside Chat in Grabill Lounge this evening at 7:30 p.m. We will be discussing the topic, "What Happens When Christians Disagree?" Hear the exciting story of one of the earliest disagreements in Church history, how it was resolved, and its implications for our lives today! Snacks are provided! All are welcome!

Submitted by Keith Turner kt160@evansville.edu

* Best Buddies call out meeting tonight

If you are interested in building friendships and making an impact in someone's life, please come to the first Best Buddies meeting tonight at 8:00 p.m. in Room 272, Schroeder School of Business Building. Our members are paired for a mutually beneficial friendship between students with and without intellectual developmental disabilities. Our chapter has one meeting and one planned event a month. If you cannot make it to the meeting but are still interested in applying, visit bestbuddiesonline.org to fill out an application (due September 18).

Submitted by Aimee Savoie as725@evansville.edu

* I-House Bolivia

Please join us for I-House tonight at 7:00 p.m., upstairs in Ridgway University Center! We will have a presentation on Bolivia. We hope to see you there!

Submitted by Alexis Whitacre aw339@evansville.edu

* Backpack sale at the UE Bookstore this week

The UE Bookstore is offering 20 percent OFF the purchase of all book bags/backpacks this week (September 11-15). All brands are on sale including Everest and Under Armour.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller dg57@evansville.edu

* Fall study abroad fair and Harlaxton welcome back event

Join us today for our fall study abroad fair!

Stop by Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center, between 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. to find out about all of the different study abroad options available to students. Whether you’re interested in a semester, summer, or even a 10-day program, we can help you find the best program for your interests. Both Harlaxton and non-Harlaxton programs will be represented.

Recent Harlaxton returnees can stop by to pick up a small gift and fill out a postcard full of tips and tricks for our outgoing Harlaxton students. This is a great way to impart your best advice! It’s also a great opportunity to see how you can go abroad again.

And don’t forget to enter our T-shirt raffle! Twenty-five random students will be selected to receive our brand new UE study abroad T-shirts.

If you have any questions, you can e-mail Greta Becker at gb91@evansville.edu

Submitted by Greta Becker gb91@evansville.edu

* Security Awareness Week: September 11-15

Security Awareness Week is September 11-15. Activities planned include:

Today - Friday September 15
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. – Ridgway University Center

  • Equipment and services provided by the Office of Safety and Security
  • Students can register for FREE prizes*

Student drawing for free prizes is set for today - Friday, September 15 - at 2:00 p.m.

  • UE coffee mug
  • UE LED flashlight folding umbrella
  • UE ball cap
  • UE tumbler  
* Ware speaking at Newman Center today

The Newman Center welcomes Jim Ware, UE professor of religion, today at 5:00 p.m. for his talk on "The Hope of the Resurrection." All are welcome and dinner will be provided!

For more information, contact Jenny at je46@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Gabrielle VanBuskirk gv19@evansville.edu

* Sigma Alpha Iota fall recruitment!

Are you a lady with a love for music? Do you want to spend time with other people that share that love while impacting the lives of others in the community? Do you have at least one music credit at UE? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you should join us in Krannert Hall of Fine Arts on September 13 at 8:30 p.m. for Sigma Alpha Iota's fall recruitment! Feel free to contact Annie Cloud (ac307@evansville.edu) or Samantha Waddell (sw232@evansville.edu) for more information. We hope to see you there!

Submitted by Annie Cloud ac307@evansville.edu

* Art exhibit to feature work of fiber artists

The work of six fiber artists will be featured in an exhibit at the University of Evansville in September and October. The exhibit titled "Fibervisions" will be on display in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from September 11-October 22. There will be a reception for the artists on Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The artists whose work will be on display are Martha Aguilera, Erin Bowen, Teresa Greer, Karen Hampton, Dawn Murtaugh, and Laura Foster Nicholson.

The exhibit is supported in part by the UE Friends of Art.

For more information, please call the UE Department of Art at 812-488-2043.

Upcoming Events

* Boston Marathon bombing police commissioner to speak at Snyder Lecture

Former Boston Police commissioner Ed Davis – who was at the forefront of the emergency response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the arrests that followed – will be the speaker for the upcoming University of Evansville’s Patricia Snyder Lecture. The lecture is Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. The registration form can be found online at www.evansville.edu/EdDavis.

The topic of Davis’s lecture will be “Policing in America: The Changing Landscape of Our Cities & Law Enforcement’s Role in Protecting Our Communities.”

Davis’s experience during the Boston Marathon bombings was depicted in the feature film, Patriots Day, starring John Goodman as Commissioner Davis, which was released in January 2017.

Davis is currently president and CEO of the business strategy and security agency, Edward Davis LLC. He has built a stellar reputation on his experience in interagency collaboration and law enforcement on local, state, national, and international levels. His insight in cyber security and anti-terrorism, as well as his expert knowledge in crisis management and strategic planning translates across industries. Davis’s unique approaches to terrorism, cyber security, and policing have been adopted both nationally and internationally in Singapore, London, Northern Ireland, Jordan, and Israel.

The Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series was made possible in 1997 through an endowment from the late Patricia H. Snyder, trustee and longtime friend of University, to bring speakers or performers of renown to Evansville at no cost to the public.

If you have any questions, please e-mail snyder@evansville.edu

* Constitution Day program this afternoon

Professor Karen Hall of Ohio Northern University will be the featured speaker at this year’s Constitution Day program. Her talk, “The Constitution and the Rule of Law in America,” will take place TODAY at 4:00 p.m. in Smythe Lecture Hall (Schroeder 170). The event is free and open to the public.

Hall is the director of the program for Democratic Governance and the Rule of Law at Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University. She has a remarkable resume that includes spending 10 years working for the U.S. State Department, including several years living in the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, where she managed State Department assistance to the Afghan criminal justice system.

She holds a law degree from Harvard Law, a master’s in security studies from Georgetown, and a bachelor’s degree in Russian from Brigham Young.

The Constitution and the Rule of Law in America by featured speaker Karen Hall. Constitution Day Program Friday September 15, 4:00 p.m. at Smythe Lecture Hall, SB 170. Free and open to the public.

* LCMS U now at UE!

LCMS U is now at UE! LCMS U is the national campus outreach of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Join other students for our first Bible study TODAY - Monday, September 18 - from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 173, in the Schroeder School of Business Building.

Submitted by Emma Simonson es182@evansville.edu

* PEACE meeting set for today

There will be a PEACE meeting today - Friday, September 15 - from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building. Come hear about developments and propose initiatives for PEACE (People Engaged in Action for Compassion for Everyone.)

Submitted by Lisa Kretz lk102@evansville.edu

* Venturing Crew canoe trip

The Venturing Crew is going on a canoe trip to the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife area on Sunday, September 17. The event is free with games, food, canoes, and kayaks. You must be a member to come on this trip. Sign-up tables will be set up this week in Ridgway University Center on Wednesday (September 13) and Thursday (September 14) from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Submitted by Sydney Winstead sw228@evansville.edu

* Former death row inmate Anthony Hinton to speak Oct. 30 – all welcome

Anthony Ray Hinton and the cover of the book Just Mercy by Bryan StevensonThe 2017 University of Evansville Honors Program incoming class has read the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, written by attorney Bryan Stevenson. The social justice themes brought forth in the book will be examined throughout the year and will include a presentation by community educator Anthony Ray Hinton, set for Monday evening (time TBD), October 30 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The campus community and public are welcome to this free event.

Hinton was falsely accused of committing two murders outside of Birmingham, Alabama, in 1985. He was wrongly convicted and spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row before he was exonerated and freed in April 2015. A deeply compelling speaker, he has become a powerful advocate against the death penalty and speaks nationally about the urgent need for criminal justice reform.

Several copies of the book, Just Mercy, are on reserve in the UE library and all are welcome to read it in preparation for Hinton’s visit.

Just Mercy is a powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.

Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. The case drew Stevenson into a tangle of conspiracy, political machinations, and legal brinksmanship—and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever.

Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of justice.

Please read Just Mercy and plan to join us on Monday, October 30.

Submitted by Cherie Leonhardt CL29@evansville.edu

* Free coffee with career development today

Come for free coffee and an informal career chat with alumni and friends of the University. Learn about their journey to their current job and the skills needed for career success. This week's focus - careers in non-profits. The informal gathering is planned for today - Thursday, September 14 - 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Phillips Study Alcove (opposite of WUEV in Ridgway University Center)

Submitted by Alison Morris-McDonald am268@evansville.edu

* Interfaith Student Alliance call out on Sept. 14, 4:00 p.m.

Festival of Faiths Badge containing multiple faith symbols.Students interested in interfaith dialogue, engagement, and travel should plan to attend the Student Interfaith Alliance meeting next week. The meeting is planned for Thursday, September 14, 4:00 p.m. in Grabill Lounge (lower level of Neu Chapel).

If you cannot attend, but are still interested in participating in an interfaith student alliance, please e-mail tg85@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Tammy Gieselman tg85@evansville.edu

* This Week in Music: Faculty Book Lecture

Faculty Book Lecture: Garnet Ungar
September 14, 11:00-11:45 a.m., Wheeler Concert Hall

University of Evansville music professor Garnet Ungar has recently co-written the autobiography of his mentor, Abbey Simon. Now 97, Simon is one of America’s most revered pianists, with a long legacy of recordings and performances with the great orchestras of the world. The autobiography, titled Inner Voices, chronicles Simon’s beginnings as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, his many tours of the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, and his illustrious teaching career at Juilliard, Indiana University, and the University of Houston. The book also contains several appendices of historical significance.

The first stop on the book tour will be Wheeler Concert Hall on September 14, 2017 from 11:00-11:45 a.m., and this will be the first opportunity anywhere to purchase a copy of the book. Abbey Simon will be in attendance to speak about his life and career, as well as sign copies from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost of the book is $16.99, with a special student price of $12.99.

Admission to the event is free.

* Sign up for Brain Olympics now!

AXONs will present Brain Olympics - a fun way to test your skills – on September 22! Sign up in teams of two to five-people. Families, friends, and organizations are all encouraged to participate. If you don't have a team, one may be assigned to you. Sign up to participate in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science from noon-2:00 p.m. and in Ridgway University Center from 5:00-7:00 p.m. today

Submitted by Maegen Kincanon mk266@evansville.edu

* Catholic Mass this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in Neu Chapel

UE welcomes Fr. Christian Raab this Sunday for Mass at 1:00 pm in Neu Chapel. Everyone is welcome!

Submitted by Gabrielle VanBuskirk gv19@evansville.edu

* FREE SkyZone outing planned for today

All UE students are invited to SkyZone today - September 15 - from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Transportation will be provided by the Newman Club and CSE and all costs are free. To sign up, complete the waiver in WebAdvisor. The waiver can be found under Student Activities/Waivers for Student Activities.

For more information, contact Olivia at ov4@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Gabrielle VanBuskirk gv19@evansville.edu

* Update on today's Habitat for Humanity interest meeting

Today there will be a meeting for anyone interested in participating in the upcoming Habitat for Humanity build in Guatemala. Stop by for some free food and information and find out if the upcoming build is right for you! The meeting has been moved to Room 254 in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science from noon-1:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Holly Carter at hc110@evansville.edu or Mark Valenzuela at mv23@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Greta Becker gb91@evansville.edu

* Homecoming 2017 Reunion Weekend set for Oct. 13-15

The University of Evansville Homecoming 2017 Reunion Weekend is October 13-15. Special events are planned for parents and alumni, many of which will be open to the public.

Dr. Guy Banta Distinguished Lecture Series – Speaker Zach Cheviron ’00, Environmental and Wildlife Biology
Friday, October 13, 3:00 p.m. Vectren Lecture Hall, Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science.

Reunion Celebrations
Anniversaries to be celebrated at homecoming include the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1967, 65th anniversary of Phi Mu sorority, 60th anniversary of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and the 60th anniversary of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Homecoming Tailgate
Saturday, October 14, 2:00-5:00 p.m., H-Lot, South Frederick Street
Food, games, live music, and fun. Open to public.

The Ace Race
Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m., UE campus.  Open to public.
This 5K run benefits Ace CARE, UE’s pro bono physical therapy clinic run by doctor of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students for the uninsured, underinsured, and homeless. Participation fee for the public is $25 before October 1 or $30 after October 1. Those registering before October 1 will receive a long sleeve T-shirt. To register, go to www.uealumnionline.com/acerace2017.

UE Women’s Soccer versus Drake
Saturday, October 14, 2:00 p.m., Arad McCutchan Stadium. Open to public.

UE Men’s Soccer versus Loyola (followed by fireworks display)
Saturday, October 14, 5:00 p.m., Arad McCutchan Stadium. Open to public.

For the full schedule of events or more information, visit www.evansville.edu/alumni or contact alumni@evansville.edu or 812-488-2586. 

* Register now to participate in Homecoming's Ace Race

The Ace Race, a 5K run benefiting Ace CARE, UE's pro bono physical therapy clinic, is planned for Saturday, October 14, 9:00 a.m., on campus. This event is part of UE's Homecoming. The participation fee for students is $15. The fee for the general public is $25 before October 1 or $30 after October 1. Those registering before October 1 will receive a long sleeve T-shirt. To register, go to www.uealumnionline.com/acerace2017.

For more information, contact Michaela Bortle at mb315@evansville.edu.

* Students: The United Way Coin War begins soon!

Students will have noticed the Coin Wars buckets in their residence halls and a strategically located table in Ridgway University Center. Take part in this friendly competition between residence halls.

The competition begins on September 25 and ends on September 29. Get your change ready!

How to Play
Put coins in your hall's bucket:
• Pennies = +1 point (Put these in your hall’s bucket)
• Silver coins = -1 point (Put these in other halls’ buckets)
The residence hall with the most points on September 29 is the winner!

Prizes
• Pizza party with President Kazee.
• Eternal glory all across campus.

All proceeds will be donated to the United Way of Southwestern Indiana as part of UE’s United Way Campaign. United Way serves the community by funding programs focusing on education, income, and health.

* Volunteer Fair is September 21!

Join us for the Volunteer Fair on Thursday, September 21, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Make connections with nonprofits and agencies from across the Evansville community and find out where you can make an impact. This is a perfect opportunity to make connections for any required hours or on behalf of your student organization. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.

Submitted by Jackie Luedtke jl295@evansville.edu

Changemaker Corner

* Join us for UE's first ever ChangeFest!

Come on out to support two of our Changemaker and GAP Programs - Mission Guatemala and Cuba Skate - and the upcoming Habitat for Humanity build in Guatemala. Stop by to see how you can get involved with one of these programs, or just come to have a good time. Join us for games and activities, salsa dance lessons, and an official attempt by Professor Mark Valenzuela to break the world record for the largest ever stack of tortillas!

ChangeFest will be happening on Friday, September 15 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. outside of Ridgway University Center. We hope to see you there!

Submitted by Greta Becker gb91@evansville.edu

* Creativity Workshop on Saturday, September 16

Scott Sherman, co-founder of the Transformative Action Institute and internationally-renowned speaker on creativity and social innovation, returns to UE to present a FREE creativity workshop on Saturday, September 16. The morning session, Unleashing Your Creativity (10:00 a.m.-noon), is open to everyone on and off campus and will feature fun and interactive exercises that will teach you how to get your creative juices flowing. The afternoon session, Incorporating Creativity into the Classroom (1:30-5:00 p.m.), is targeted toward teachers, faculty, staff, and administrators at all levels of education. This session will center on the nuts and bolts of what you can do to increase creativity in the classroom. Seating is limited. E-mail Erin Lewis by September 11 at creativity@evansville.edu to reserve your spot today for the morning session, afternoon session, or both.  

Submitted by Cindy Kelley ck116@evansville.edu

Info You Should Know

* Early goal trips-up Aces at Butler

The University of Evansville Men's Soccer team battled, but was unable to overcome an early goal as the Aces fell to Butler, 1-0, on Tuesday evening in Indianapolis, Indiana.

"The guys never stopped competing. We gave everything we had until the final whistle," said Aces head coach Marshall Ray. "It is difficult to put yourself in a hole early and have to dig out against a very good team like Butler."

The lone goal of the match came just 12 minutes in as Butler connected a string of passes leaving Joey Harvey alone in the box in a one-on-one situation. Harvey dribbled and finished to give Butler the 1-0 advantage.

Following a bit of a slow start in the opening 15 minutes, the Aces found their rhythm midway through the first half. Evansville recorded its first shot in the 29th minute and proceeded to fire four more with a pair on-goal.

In the second half, the intensity continued for the Aces as UE came close to equalizing on three separate occasions in the final six minutes of the match. With just 18 seconds remaining, senior midfielder Ian McGrath sprinted into the box for what would be the Aces' final chance. McGrath unleashed a shot that sent Butler goalkeeper Eric Dick sprawling to the ground to make a serve, preserving the 1-0 win for the Bulldogs.

Butler out-shot the Aces, 19-10, with an 8-4 advantage on shots on-goal.

McGrath led the way for the Aces with four shots, two on-goal, while freshman forward Sam Bonano took a pair of shots with one on-goal. Sophomore goalkeeper Frederik Reimer helped preserve the deficit at just a goal, making six saves between the posts.

"I thought we created some chances late in the match and had a lot of energy and effort to get numbers forward," said Ray on the Aces' late-match push. "We now turn our focus to Sunday and prepare ourselves for the coming matches.

The Aces return to Arad McCutchan Stadium on Sunday for a 2:00 p.m. meeting with Eastern Illinois.

* UE swim team offering swim lessons

The UE swim team is offering swim lessons two times a week for four weeks. One session is four weeks long and each session is $85

Session 1: Week of September 11-week of October 7
Session 2: Week of October 16-week of November 6

Please contact Emma Forbes-Milne at ef112@evansville.edu or ext. 1028 for more information.

Submitted by Emma Forbes-Milne ef112@evansville.edu

* Help out the Aces! Earn easy money!

The athletic department is currently looking for students who are interested in working in game operation positions. For more information, text "student work" to 812-488-2237 or e-mail jh690@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Jake Hill jh690@evansville.edu 

* Environmental Sustainability Task Force asks for revisions

Dear UE Community,

The UE Environmental Sustainability Task Force would like to share the draft of the Executive Summary Task Force Report, as well as relevant appendices, for campus feedback.

The documents may be viewed on AceLink here and all comments are welcome.

Please either give a verbal description in an e-mail with page numbers included as a reference, or download the document(s), highlight the changes you suggest, and send them to lk102@evansville.edu. Please use "Suggested Revisions to Task Force Recommendations" as the title in your e-mail.

Recommendations will be accepted at this address until Tuesday, September 19 at 5:00 p.m.

We very much look forward to your important input.

Warmest Regards,

The Environmental Sustainability Task Force

* Free HIV screening

Matthew 25 AIDS service will be on site at the Health Center on Tuesday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m.-noon, to provide free HIV screenings. The testing is completely confidential with results in 20 minutes. Matthew 25 will be on site the third Tuesday of each month including September 19, October 17, November 21 and December 19. Call the Health Center at 812-488-2033 to schedule your confidential appointment today.

Submitted by Ashley Craig ac408@evansville.edu

* New career fair app

Students, download our new app, Career Fair Plus, for information about employers attending STEM Career Day next week. We also include tips for getting the most out of a career fair. Check it out today!

Submitted by Alison Morris-McDonald am268@evansville.edu

* Updates regarding dining on campus - FAQ

How many Ace Bucks do I have?

You can now check your balance on-line! Login and registration can be found at: https://evansville.campuscardcenter.com/ch/login.html

You will see a number of accounts:

If you have a meal plan, that will display first along with the remaining Ace Bucks for that plan. Ace Bucks purchases will be taken from this account first.

Additional accounts will also be displayed:

  • Guest meal balances
  • Carry out records
  • Student Ace Bucks (i.e. $50 from the Student Services Fee)
  • Bonus Ace Bucks (i.e. promotional Ace Bucks for selecting certain plans / packages)

To set up a new account or get help accessing an existing account you will be sent to a new screen.

The flex dollars number is your UE ID Number.

Ace Bucks are referred to as Flex Dollars.

I’m looking for that extra $50 in Ace Bucks for paying the Student Services Fee – where is that?

These are called Student Ace Bucks and can be viewed online as described above.

Ace Bucks purchases are deducted from the meal plan allocation first.

Your balance at the register only reflects your meal plan allocation of Ace Bucks until this is used up.

Once your meal plan allocation is spent, the Student Ace Bucks allocation will kick in and you will see an additional $50 on your balance at the register.

So what about the bonus Ace Bucks for purchasing the Prime, Purple, or Ace Buck Packages?

Bonus Ace Bucks for Prime, Purple, or Ace Buck Packages should be reflected on your account.

Chartwells had to wait until after the meal change period was over to award these Bonus Ace Bucks.

  • Bonuses for Prime and Purple were added the morning of September 7.
  • Bonus Bucks from Ace Bucks purchases are added at time of purchase.

You can view your Bonus Ace Bucks balance online as described above.

I heard there was going to be a microwave available in Ridgway University Center – where is that?
There is now a microwave near the left service entrance of Rademacher’s Café.

Please feel free to heat your items there.

Where can I find items that are gluten free?

There is a new Avoiding Gluten Area featuring Items that have been prepared without gluten containing ingredients. Check out this area for avoiding gluten waffles, breads, cereals, and a toaster reserved for avoiding gluten items. There are also other avoiding offerings throughout Café Court, but this area will always feature these items!

Important info on labeling of avoiding gluten items from Chartwells: 

To identify menu items that have been prepared without gluten containing ingredients, look for item labels or ask to speak with the chef or manager. Please note that our menu items are not gluten free because we prepare and handle products containing gluten in our kitchens.

We make every effort to label menu options that were prepared without gluten ingredients. However, due to our open kitchens that handle gluten for the preparation of other menu items, we cannot guarantee that items made without gluten ingredients are “gluten-free,” as defined by FDA. While we make every effort to avoid gluten cross-contact, there is always the potential for cross-contact with other gluten containing food items, particularly in our self-serve areas. We encourage guests to speak to the chef or manager regarding any questions about the ingredients contained in the food being considered.

Submitted by Michael Tessier mt28@evansville.edu

* Library after-hours have started

Library after-hours started on Sunday, September 10. The first floor will be open until 4:00 a.m. on most mornings, with limited library services. The upper floors will close at midnight and will not be accessible after that. The current after hours schedule is Monday-Thursday from 12:00-4:00 a.m. and Friday from 12:00-2:00 a.m. Access to the libraries after 11:50 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday is through the Ridgway door only.

This service is dependent on student staffing. Interruptions to the after-hours schedule will be posted to the UE app.

For more information, contact Meg Atwater-Singer at ma35@evansville.edu or ext. 2487.

Submitted by Meg Atwater-Singer ma35@evansville.edu

* Register for GLACURH regional leadership conference

GLACURH (Great Lakes Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls) 2017 is November 17-19 at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. GLACURH is a leadership conference with over 50 member schools from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario. Delegates selected to attend will have the opportunity to present and attend seminars, network with peers, and learn about themselves and others FOR FREE.

The application can be found at: https://goo.gl/forms/9nBviy2yqINJglea2

For more information, contact Josh Baty at jb621@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Josh Baty jb621@evansville.edu

* Mail scam alert

Please do not respond to any emails from MailHold@uspackagers.com. This is a mail scam.

For questions, contact Kim Winsett at kw83@evansville.edu or ext. 2940.

Submitted by Kim Winsett kw83@evansville.edu

* Review course for fundamentals of engineering exam

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced dates for the annual review and preparation course for those planning to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

All classes will be held Thursday evenings, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science building on the UE campus. Classes are divided into relevance per discipline. Fees are adjusted accordingly.

- Civil engineering candidates will attend from October 5 through February 1. 
- Mechanical engineering and other disciplines candidates will attend from October 5 through November 30. 
- Electrical and computer engineering candidates will attend October 26 through November 30.

Registration forms and payment must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 2. On campus registrations should be returned to KC 250.

Community members may obtain registration information by contacting Kimberly Higgins via e-mail at kh209@evansville.edu or phone at 812-488-2651. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

Congratulations

* Men's golf earns top ten finish at MSU

In the final round of the Murray State Invitational, the Purple Aces Men’s Golf team shot a team score of 301, coming home in a tie for ninth place at Miller Memorial Golf Course.

Tyler Gray finished at the top of the University of Evansville squad. Gray carded a 77 on Tuesday, finishing with a 215 over the three rounds of play. He tied for 18th.

Matthew Ladd, Noah Reese, and Cameron Weyer each finished final round with scores of 75. Ladd led the trio, earning a tie for 25th place with a 218. Reese was behind him, notching a 3-round final of 225 to tie for 51st.

Jessie Brumley hit a 76 on Tuesday, coming in one behind Reese in the final standings with a 226. Weyer’s final day tally saw him tie for 70th place with a final of 230.

Gabe Rohleder and Robert Waggoner competed as individuals. Rohleder totaled 77 strokes in Tuesday’s round, tying for 44th with a 223. Waggoner had the low score of the day for the Aces, posting a 74 on his way to a total of 229.

Murray State took top team honors, defeating UT Martin by six strokes. The Racers’ total of the three rounds of play finished at 850 while the Skyhawks checked in six shots behind. Western Illinois and Morehead State tied for third place with finals of 859.

Evansville’s total finished at 882. That was good for a 9th-place tie with Green Bay.

Hunter Richardson of UTM was the medalist. His score on Tuesday finished at an even 71 with his total at 203 as he won by four shots over Avery Edwards of Murray State.

It is a quick turnaround for UE as they play on Saturday and Sunday at the Raising Canes Intercollegiate in Richmond, Kentucky.

* Yazdanparast has paper accepted by "European Journal of Marketing"

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, has had a paper accepted by the European Journal of Marketing, an A* ranked journal by the Australian Business Deans Council. Following an experimental design and drawing on objective self-awareness theory and self-affirmation theory, the research establishes a link between self-awareness, emotions, and motivations by empirically testing the consequences of self-standard discrepancies. The results indicate that pride inducing exercises could act as self-affirming factors to intervene the undesirable outcomes of body image dissatisfaction.

* Biology students' frog research makes the front cover!

Biology students Kane Stratman and Maddie Ralph recently had their work on the impacts of range expansion in green treefrogs published in the peer-reviewed journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Their work was also selected to provide the cover image, quite an honor! Associate professor of biology Noah Gordon was rumored to be somehow involved and is listed as a co-author. The cover and abstract can be viewed here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00265-017-2341-1

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