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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Upcoming Events

* Reception for Cathleen Wright

Please join us in the Office of Financial Aid (Olmsted Hall 116) from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, to say farewell and wish the best to Cathleen Wright, director of financial aid. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

Submitted by Trisha Hawkes

* New Year's Yoga

Please join us for New Year's Yoga in Carson Center!

Wednesday, January 9: REST & RELAX Yin Yoga, noon-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 16: New Year/New You Yoga, noon-1:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to Stacey Shanks at

Submitted by Stacey Shanks


Info You Should Know

* Fitness Center Hours this week

The Fitness Center will be open Monday, January 7-Friday, January 11 from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. It will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. Normal hours start on Monday, January 14.

Submitted by Lori Adams 

* TIAA-CREF individual counseling appointments

The TIAA-CREF representative will be on the UE campus for individual counseling sessions on Tuesday, January 15. To schedule an appointment, call TIAA-CREF at 1-800-732-8353.

Please note that the meeting location has been changed to Room 153 (Eades Music Room) in the Schroeder School of Business Building.

Submitted by Lori LeDuc

* UE phone directory updates

A marketing request has been added for all changes/updates to the UE easy-to-use telephone directory of academic departments and administrative offices.

A pdf of this directory is located on AceLink at

Whenever you have additions or changes that you want made to the directory, please complete a marketing request and we will update the directory throughout the year as changes are submitted. The first set of changes will be made on or around January 15.

Submitted by the Office of Content Design



* UE Theatre Alumnus Rami Malek wins Golden Globe

University of Evansville alumnus Rami Malek '03, won his first Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the film, Bohemian Rhapsody.

The film was also awarded a Golden Globe for the Best Motion Picture in the drama category during the 2019 ceremony on Sunday, January 6.

This year marks Malek's first Golden Globe win. He has been nominated twice before in 2016 and 2017, both for his role as Elliot in the series, Mr. Robot. In 2016, he won an Emmy Award for the same role. 

Malek studied theatre at the University of Evansville and graduated in 2003. 

* The January 2019 Employee of the Month is Billie Chandler!

Billie Chandler has been selected as the January 2019 Employee of the Month!

As the Physician Assistant Program administrator, Billie Chandler always goes above and beyond to help others. She is an amazing role model and mentor for the students within the PA program. Her excitement is contagious and she finds the best in everything with her positive attitude. Billie spends countless hours to make sure that every student or co-worker has what they need to be successful. She regularly meets with prospective students and their families, adding value to their visit. Her attention to detail and the drive to help people is impressive.

Billie accepting an award



* Aces to face Loyola tonight at the Ford Center

In a nationally-televised contest, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team welcomes defending league champion Loyola to the Ford Center for a 7:00 p.m. game tonight. CBS Sports Network will have the broadcast.

Setting the Scene                     
- Evansville has won 7 of its first 8 home games this season
- UE is 14-10 in 24 home contests against the Ramblers
- The defense is off to an excellent start in Valley play, holding the first two opponents to just 37.3% shooting overall and 20.5% (9-of-44) from long range

Last Time Out                           
- Illinois State picked up a 58-46 win over the Aces on Saturday
- Evansville shot 32.7% from the field in the game while going 7-of-26 (26.9%) from outside
- Evan Kuhlman and Marty Hill posted 14 points apiece; it was a career-high for Kuhlman
- Trailing by four at the half, UE closed within one in the second half before the Redbirds pulled away
- UE had 16 turnovers in the game and dropped to 1-3 when turning the ball over more than the opponent this season

Takeaways from Illinois State              
- Sophomore Evan Kuhlman set career marks with 14 points and 33 minutes of work; he added 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a blocked shot
- Marty Hill tallied 14 points hitting six buckets including two triples
- The bench for UE did not record a point for the first time this season; the ISU bench scored just four points; Evansville is 1-6 this season when losing the battle of bench points
- UE is also 1-6 this year when being outscored in the paint

Home Cooking                                      
- Over the last two games, Evan Kuhlman has averaged 12 points per game while connected on 8 of his last 14 attempts and 5 out of 9 3-point tries
- Included in that tally is a career-high 14 points at Illinois State as he connected on three treys and all three free throw tries
- Kuhlman scored 12 points while going 4-for-6 from outside at Xavier in front of his home town crowd
- It was his first double figure scoring game at UE; he scored 11 in the win over Ball State and added 10 against Drake
- In another road game near his home (Miami OH), Kuhlman set his career mark with three assists
- Kuhlman has registered 5 or more points in 11 out of 15 games

Scouting the Opponent
- Coming off of a run to the Final Four last season, Loyola comes to the Ford Center with a 9-6 record and have won their first two conference games
- After earning a 79-44 win over Indiana State, Loyola won by an 85-74 final at Drake on Saturday
- Clayton Custer leads the Ramblers with 14.5 points per game; he is the reigning MVC Player of the Year
- Marques Townes has posted 13.9 points while Cameron Krutwig checks in with 13.6 PPG


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