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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

* Today's Cauldrons of Soup Moved Inside Olmsted

Cauldrons of Soup - the Office Staff Association’s (OSA) Fall Fundraiser - is set for TODAY from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.!  Due to the rain, the event will be held inside, in the Olmsted Administration Building Lobby.  For only $5, you get to choose from a variety of delicious homemade soups!  You will also get bottled water and your choice of a dessert!  Come and enjoy some wonderful food!  Hope to see you there!



What's Happening Today

* Catholic Mass in Neu Chapel Tonight

Fr. Brendan Moss, O.S.B., Director of Enrollment and Pastoral Formation at St. Meinrad Seminary, will be the celebrant for tonight's 9:30 p.m. Mass in Neu Chapel. The Wednesday night Mass is a quiet liturgy with simple music - a great midweek break for prayer. Father Brendan will be available to hear Confessions starting at 9 p.m., and students will lead the Rosary at 9:10 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

* I-House: Ukraine

All members of the campus community are encouraged to attend I-House: Ukraine, where student Kateryna Kaluzhenina will share information about her home country. Bring your friends to enjoy the presentation and complimentary cookies this Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the second floor of Ridgway University Center in the Class of 1959 Gallery.


Upcoming Events

* RSA Is Hosting a T-Shirt Contest

Want a free t-shirt and $15?? Resident Students Association (RSA) is hosting a t-shirt contest, and you can win just that! RSA is asking anyone and everyone to create an attractive and alluring t-shirt design to display what they are all about. We ask that you visit the website,, to get information about the organization. All entries or questions regarding the contest should be addressed to Nina Weiss at Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, Nov. 2.  Now what are you waiting for? Let’s get creative!  

* Correction to Flush Flash!

Trick or Eat will be held Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-6 p.m. - NOT Saturday as posted on Flush Flash. Trick or Eat is a canned food drive where students “trick or treat” for canned foods on or near Halloween.  This year, cans will be donated to the Tri-State Food Bank. Prizes will be given for best costume and to the team that collects the most cans! Sign up in Ridgway University Center on Oct. 26, 27, and 28 for teams of four to five. (You will need one car per team). For more information contact Lauren Taylor at

* Performers Needed for UE Drag Show!

UE PRIDE's ninth annual drag show is taking place Dec. 3 in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center.  In order to make this event a success they need as many student performers that want to participate.  Participants will get free entry to the event and have the oppertunity to win gift certificates and grand prizes reserved for performers. The theme is "Keep Calm and Drag On" and is the biggest philanthropy on campus.  They hope to raise $2,500 this year but that will not be possible without the help and support of fellow students and student groups.  If you would like to participate please email with any questions as soon as possible.  Registration ends on Nov. 21.

* RSA Halloween Bash

The Resident Students Association presents Halloween Bash this Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 p.m. to midnight in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center! The theme is Grave Yard Rock and there will be food and dancing. There will also be a  costume contest, but dressing up is not required. Everyone is invited so bring a friend!If you have any questions contact!

* Spanish Club Music Night

Come join the Spanish Club for a music night on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 7-8 p.m. in Hyde Hall 118!  Share youtube music videos and lyrics of your favorite Spanish songs and groups and discover others!  You can send your lyrics by email to Dr. Rodriguez Quevedo ( so she can print them out for everyone.  ¡Nos vemos!

* All UE Employees Invited to Emeriti Workshops for Retirement Health Care

UE employees and retirees are invited to attend one of the informational workshops presented by Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions on Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Room 253, Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center.

The workshops are scheduled for:
• 9:30 am – 10:00 am: For employees of any age.
• 10:15 am – 11:15 am: For retirees.  Pre-retirees (active employees considering retirement in the next one to five years) are also welcome to attend.
• 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Stop in to ask questions, pick up information, and learn about Emeriti’s online resources.
• 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: For pre-retirees

For more information about these workshops, please visit:

The Emeriti program provides important benefits such as:
• A tax-advantaged way for you to invest and accumulate assets for your future retiree medical expenses.
• A retiree health insurance program for you and your eligible dependents that builds on the foundation of Medicare.
• A tax-free way for you to pay for other qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses in retirement.

Representatives from Emeriti will be on campus to provide information about Emeriti and what you need to do to take full advantage of the program. The meetings will cover such topics as why you need to save for retiree health care, the unique tax advantages of the Emeriti Program, and your options available under the program. For more information about the Emeriti program, please visit:

* International Club: Halloween Bash

Halloween is nearly here, so it’s time to let your ghoulish side out! Join the International Club this Friday at 5 p.m. in Moore Hall basement for a get together that’s bound to be sinister. Drag a few friends along for the fun. Costumes are encouraged - the more outlandish the better!


* Musical Madness Call Out Meeting

The directors of Musical Madness would like to invite your student organization to participate in Musical Madness. The introductory meeting will be this Thursday, Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. in Room 170, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. Musical Madness is a philanthropy open to all student organizations - this year it will benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters. At this event organizations are paired together to create a 10-15 minute musical that is performed in Shanklin Theater. If your organization would like to participate but your organization representative is unable to attend or you have questions, please email Cassandra Snelling at or Sam Rodriguez at

* Flowers on the Lake on Thursday, October 27

Women's Awareness will be hosting the third annual Domestic Violence Awareness event, Flowers on the Lake on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m.  This silent march down Lincoln Avenue will start outside of the Koch Center and end at the State Hospital where there will be a ceremony which will include a statement from a domestic violence victim.  If you have any questions about this event, please contact Laura Epperson at

* Harlaxton Oral History Presentation October 27

An Oral History of Harlaxton College will be presented on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 4:30 p.m. in Harkness Hall (Room 162), Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. In addition to their studies and travels while at Harlaxton during Spring Semester 2011, Hilary Waltz (a junior history and art history double major) and Michael Koletsos (a senior archaeology and classical studies double major) conducted 12 interviews with some of Harlaxton's founders, supporters and early students.  They will share a summary of their work next Thursday. The presentation is open to the public and friends of Harlaxton are encouraged to attend. 

* 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.



Info You Should Know

* What UE Libraries Can Do for You: International Index to Performing Arts Full Text

Need theatrical reviews for on or off-Broadway productions of any of this seasons’ UET plays - Master Harold and the Boys, Gypsy, the Cripple of Inishmaan, or Once in a Lifetime?

The International Index to Performing Arts Full Text is the database to search for theatrical reviews or articles from popular and scholarly performing arts journals.  IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.  The database
• provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals
• currently includes half a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal
• includes an abstract for every article from 1998 onward
• provides thesaurus-controlled indexing for every citation from 1998 onward
• features the most current records, and is updated monthly

Contact Kathy Bartelt ( or Shane White ( with questions or comments regarding the International Index to Performing Arts Full Text.



* "This is Public Health"

Six students in assistant professor Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi’s Introduction to Public Health class recently participated in an activity to create public health awareness and knowledge at UE and around Evansville. They were given "This is Public Health" stickers to place on items that they felt represented public health contributions or issues. Look for the stickers around campus!

The students who participated were Kellie Garrison, Athena Haake, Tatiana Pagan, Nicholas Schroeder, Kourtney Steen, and Rachel Wichman. Their contributions are showcased in this collage.

* Service Opportunity to Work with First through Seventh Graders

Patchwork Central is in need of volunteers to help tutor children in Grades 1 through 7 on Mondays through Thursdays. The times that they need help are from 3:15 p.m.-4 p.m. and 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. If you want to work either shift or need more information please email the Community Services Initiative office at

* Deadline to Cancel UE Housing Contract - November 1

The deadline to cancel your UE housing contract for spring semester is 5 p.m. on Nov. 1. You can cancel your housing contract without penalty for the Spring Semester if you will be: attending Harlaxton or Studying Abroad; having an internship, co-op, or clinical outside of the Evansville area; residing locally with parents, legal guardians or immediate family; or transferring, withdrawing, or graduating. Requests NOT in these categories are typically NOT granted.  Requests to move off campus to live with friends or move into an apartment are not sufficient reasons to cancel a UE housing contract. Entering into any other housing agreement or lease with a private landlord will have no effect upon the conditions of your contract with UE. Failure to cancel your housing contract by the deadline will result in the loss of your housing deposit and an additional $200 cancellation fee. To cancel your UE housing contract, go to Residence Life on the second floor of the Ridgway University Center.


* Service Opportunity at Pine Haven Nursing Home

The Pine Haven nursing home is looking for volunteers to help with a Halloween event on Oct. 29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering please email the Community Services Initiative office at

* Last Day to Drop Fall Classes – Friday, November 11

Don’t forget that Friday, Nov. 11, is the last day to drop a fall class.  Drops will be posted with a ‘W’ grade.  If you need to drop a class, fill out a yellow Add/Drop Form (available in the Registrar’s Office in Olmsted Hall, Room 106), get signatures from your advisor and class instructor, and return the completed form to the Registrar’s Office no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11.



* William Brown

Professor of Art William Brown has a one-man show on display at the Rotunda Gallery in the Henderson Public Library. The 20 pieces of art on display consist of watercolors, oils and ink drawings, and will be on display until Dec. 15. The library is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. 



* Colt Ryan Named To Preseason All-Conference Team; Aces Picked 5th

University of Evansville junior Colt Ryan has been named to the 2011-12 MVC Preseason All-Conference Team as the Aces are projected to finish fifth in the league this season.

Ryan is the lone junior on the preseason team, which includes two seniors and two sophomores.  The Batesville, Ind. native finished third in the conference in scoring last season, averaging 15.7 points per game.  He leads an Evansville team that advanced to the postseason for the second time in three seasons with a berth in the CBI Tournament.
Evansville returns three of its top four scorers and was recognized for its experience, being picked to finish fifth in the league.  The preseason ranking is the first top five appearance in the poll for the Aces since the 2000-01 season when UE was projected to finish second.

Creighton received 29 out of 40 first place votes as they were picked to win the league.  The Bluejays finished with 389 points.  Wichita State is projected to place second.  The Shockers grabbed seven first place votes and finished with 350 points.

Defending State Farm MVC Tournament winner Indiana State was the final team to garner votes, receiving four to tally a 331 to place third.  Northern Iowa (245) was picked to finish fourth while the Aces had 234 points in their fifth-place projection.

Aside from Ryan, the Preseason All-Conference Team features four other players, led by Preseason Player of the Year Kyle Weems.  Weems, a senior from Missouri State, won the Larry Bird Trophy last season as the top player in the MVC. 

Others on the preseason team include sophomore Doug McDermott of Creighton, Sophomore Jake Odum from Indiana State and Wichita State senior Toure’ Murry.

* Evansville Takes Third At SIUE Invitational

Senior Griffin Wood shot a 4-over 76 in Tuesday’s final round of the Double Tree Invitational as the Purple Aces men’s golf team wrapped up the event in third place.

Wood jumped nine spots on the final day to finish in a tie for 33rd.  Michael Sainz was the top finisher for UE.  The senior shot a 78 on Tuesday to finish in a tie for sixth place overall with a 223, seven strokes off of the top finisher.

Freshman Quinn Vilneff tied for 11th place on the leaderboard.  After finishing the first two rounds in a tie for third place, Vilneff notched an 82 on Tuesday to wrap up the contest with a three-round total of 226.

Andrew Luo and Parker Hensley completed the tournament in a tie for 17th place, each recording a 230.  Luo shot a 78 in Tuesday’s final round while Hensley carded an 83.  Wood finished with a 237.  Neal Millay tallied an 84 to finish the two-day event with a 236.

SIU Edwardsville took home top honors in their home tournament, wrapping up play with an 893.  The Cougars finished seven shots ahead of second-place Missouri State and nine shots ahead of Evansville.

Medalist honors went to David Lawrence of Eastern Illinois.  Lawrence led EIU to a fourth place finish on the strength of three even rounds of 72.  He finished two strokes ahead of Mitchell Homb of SIUE and Daily Young of MSU, who tied for second place.

The Double Tree Invitational marked the final fall tournament for the Aces.  The schedule for the spring of 2012 will be announced at a later date.

* Men's Soccer To Host No. 10 Hoosiers Wednesday

With three home contests remaining in the regular season, the University of Evansville men’s soccer team welcomes No. 10 Indiana University to Arad McCutchan Stadium Wednesday. The non-conference match is set to begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for youth. Gates will open one hour prior to the start of the game and all entrances will be staffed with ticket sellers. Please arrive early to avoid long lines. Also, please note that coupons, ticket vouchers, and UE/ESC (E Squared) free admissions will not be accepted for this match. If you have questions regarding tickets, please call 488-ACES.

Against in-state foe Indiana University, the Aces trail the all-time series, 4-23-3. Evansville looks to make ground on the series Wednesday. The teams first met in 1978, a 1-0 win by the Hoosiers. Evansville’s victories in the series came in 1985 (two 3-0 wins), 1988 (1-0) and 1990 (1-0). The last time Evansville hosted IU the Aces fell 3-2 in overtime in front of 2,360 fans, the 11th largest crowd in UE soccer history. In their last meeting, the Aces were edged, 1-0, on Sept. 29, 2010 in Bloomington, Ind.

Indiana enters Wednesday’s match with a No. 10 national rank and a four match lossless streak. After topping Butler, 1-0 (10/12), Michigan, 4-1 (10/18), and Kentucky, 2-0 (10/19), the Hoosiers tied Michigan State, 2-2, last Sunday. Eriq Zavaleta (8g, 3a, 19pts), Alec Purdie (7g, 2a, 16pts), and Nikita Katlov (4g) have combined for 19 of IU’s 28 goals this season. Goalkeeper Luis Soffner has played all but 18 minutes in net, recording a 0.84 GAA, 56 saves, a .812 save percentage, and six shutouts.

Evansville comes into the midweek match off a tough 1-0 loss to Butler last Saturday. On the season, junior Jesse Sharp leads Evansville with four goals, including two game-winners, six assists, and 14 points this fall, followed by freshman Ryan Stallings with five goals, two assists and 12 points. Freshman Dylan Terry and senior Jarrett Robbins have each tallied two goals, as fifteen of UE’s players have recorded points this season. Freshman goalkeeper Eric Teppen has tallied three shutouts, 57 saves, and a 1.24 GAA in net.

Eric Teppen recorded nine saves last week, including a shutout in UE’s 0-0 double-overtime tie with Central Arkansas. Playing all 200:00 minutes, as the Aces went 0-1-1 on the week, Teppen recorded a 0.45 GAA and .900 save percentage. Against, Butler, the Evansville native tallied seven saves, going up against 13 shots.

With four matches left in the regular season, Evansville will be up against tough competition, facing three nationally ranked teams. Up first, No. 10 Indiana University, followed by No. 39 Bradley on Saturday and Western Illinois next Tuesday. UE closes the regular season on the road at No. 3 Creighton on Nov. 5.

The Aces look to get the offense going again this week after being shut out in the last three matches. Evansville ranked as high as 18th in the nation in scoring offense on Oct. 2, but since then has struggled to find the back of the net. UE has scored just one goal in the last five matches.

Four men and two women UE soccer players made the MVC Top 20 Player rankings by On the men’s side, Jesse Sharp (No. 6), Ryan Stallings (No. 8), Aaron Henkle (No. 12), and Tad Kreamalmeyer (No. 18) represented Evansville on the list.


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