University of Evansville

University of Evansville

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Friday, August 10, 2018

* Fall Conference 2018

The University of Evansville Fall Conference is today - Tuesday, August 14 - in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center at 1:30 p.m. All faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to the dessert reception to kick off the conference at 12:30 p.m. in the Class of ’59 Gallery and Lounge.

Additionally, the Office of Academic Affairs is hosting Faculty Fall Concurrent Sessions on Wednesday, August 15 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the Schroeder School of Business Building, and guided tours of the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences from 3:30-4:30 p.m. All faculty, staff, and administrators are welcome to attend the Concurrent Sessions and to go on the tours.

Go here to see the complete list of the Concurrent Sessions.

Please address questions to Paula Heldt at ext. 2479 or ph28@evansville.edu, or Tracey Folden at ext. 2509 or tf91@evansville.edu.

Upcoming Events

* Today - Faculty/Staff Welcome Back Sale in UE Bookstore

Today - Tuesday, August 14 - the UE Bookstore will be offering double the regular employee discount as a welcome back. Take 20% off all clothing and gift sales during the day. Stop in before or after the all-campus meeting and save.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller dg57@evansville.edu

* Last session in UE Summer Yoga Series set for Aug. 13

FREE Summer Yoga will be offered this summer from noon-1:00 p.m. in Carson Center. 

A session is planned for August 13: Yoga for Stress Management.

RSVP to Stacey Shanks, ss581@evansville.edu

Submitted by Stacey Shanks ss581@evansville.edu

Info You Should Know

* Annual fire alarm system testing

Johnson Controls is on campus conducting the annual fire alarm system testing. As each building is tested the alarm will intermittently go off. (Since this is just a test of the alarm, there is no need to leave the building when the alarm sounds.) Physical plant and security will know on a daily basis the buildings being tested. The testing will be done between 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Testing should be completed by Tuesday, August 21. If you have any concerns or schedule conflicts, please contact the physical plant at 812-488-2775.

Submitted by Jayne Schnacke js607@evansville.edu

* Photography Exhibition

The 2018 faculty and staff photography exhibition will be held from September 4 to October 20, in the UE Krannert Gallery.  All active and retired UE faculty and staff are invited to present their work.

Items should be matted, framed, and suitable to hanging in the Krannert Gallery. Pictures up to 16” x 20” in size may be submitted.

Check out your picture files or take some great photographs while you’re on vacation this summer.

Please contact Professor Emeritus of Sociology Hanns Piper (dp5@evansville.edu) if you have any questions.

Submitted by Carol McCraney cm177@evansville.edu

* Fall textbooks are ready

Textbooks for the fall term can now be purchased in the UE Bookstore or on the UE Bookstore website. Choose from new, used, rental, and eBooks. You can also choose to charge your books to your student account in most cases. Save shipping and flag them for pick up in store if you want.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller dg57@evansville.edu 

* Departments/professors - please check the book list

Departments and/or professors are encouraged to check the UE Bookstore website to make sure their books are listed correctly for the fall term. If there are any missing or if information is not correct, please contact the UE Bookstore immediately. Thanks for your help.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller dg57@evansville.edu

* Parking permits go on sale on August 2

Parking permits will be available for sale in the safety and security office beginning Thursday, August 2 between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:00 pm., Monday through Friday. Permits may be purchased by cash or check. Payroll deduction forms will be available for employees.

Submitted by Carol Blair cb336@evansville.edu

Congratulations

* Stone Family Center for Health Sciences dedication

The Stone Family Center for Health Sciences dedication ceremony took place yesterday. There was a lot of nice coverage of the event. Below are links to newsclips of the coverage and the Courier article and slideshow of the event, 

Courier & Press article and slideshow

WNIN-NPR

14 WFIE

Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

WIKY 104.1

You can also view photos from the event in the UE Facebook Photo Album.

 

* Davidson interviewed by WEVV

Shane Davidson, vice president for enrollment and marketing, was recently interviewed by local TV station WEVV for a news segment about student loans. You can watch the story on WEVV's website.

* UE dedicates Interfaith Peace Bell

The University dedicated its new Interfaith Peace Bell yesterday afternoon at the heart of the UE campus. Evansville’s interfaith community also participated in the event.

“The bell is a symbol of the University’s commitment to making the world a more peaceful, understanding, and compassionate place,” explained Tammy Gieselman, University Chaplain. “It will ring to commemorate significant campus and community events and will symbolize harmony and goodwill at UE. The Peace Bell will be a constant reminder for us to work for peace together, as a campus community.”

Local TV stations WEVV and WEHT covered the event. See clips of their news coverage here and here.

View an album of photos from the dedication ceremony on the UE Facebook page.

* Baines gives lecture in New Harmony

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a lecture at the Working Men's Institute Museum and Library in New Harmony on August 7. The lecture was organized by the Friends of the Working Men's Institute and was titled "Finnegans Wake: How to Read."

Sympathy to...

* Tina Hurt and family

Heartfelt condolences to Tina Hurt on the passing of her mother Connie Wissner on Thursday morning, August 9. 

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