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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Upcoming Events

* Community Changemaker Challenge Airing on WNIN

UE’s first Community Changemaker Challenge will be aired this week on WNIN Channel 9 (our local PBS affiliate). This year’s theme is Making Evansville More Fun & Exciting.

• Thursday, July 11 at 7:00 pm CT
• Friday, July 12 at 11:00 pm CT
• Saturday, July 13 at 6:00 pm CT

Tune in to see which of the top four finalists are awarded up to $15,000 from local investors to make their ideas a reality in Evansville. The competing teams are Small City, Big Eats (Kennedy and Chandler Moore), Evansville Self-E Signs (Hannah Jaramillo and Andrea Onyett), Culture Fest (Abdul Ahmed and Summer El Khodary), and Adaptive Water Sports (Phillip Jacobs and Art McDonald). Funds will be awarded by three judges including Coach Walter McCarty, Sister Jane McClure, and Ms. Amy Word. Zac Parsons and Omar Atia will serve at emcees. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Sumbitted my Cindy Kelley ck116@evansville.edu.

* Save the Date - United Way Day of Caring is September 13

The United Way Day of Caring will be Friday, September 13. This year, UE will be partnering again with the local council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Buffalo Trace Council. This location is located just down the road off the Lloyd Expressway (behind the State Hospital).

Join us on this exciting day by signing up for one of the listed volunteer opportunities. Employees who choose to participate in the Day of Caring do not need to use a vacation day, but do need to get approval from your supervisor.

To sign up, fill out this online form - https://form.jotform.com/91645777131159.

The deadline to sign up is Friday, August 16.

Please let Brian Conner, bc32@evansville.edu, in residence life know if you have any questions.

Info You Should Know

* Snack Vending Provider Change

On May 23, 2019, UE’s local snack vending provider, VendAir, was acquired by Canteen Services Co. Inc. of Kentuckiana. Canteen is a subsidiary of the Compass Group and the nation’s largest vending services company.

Over the course of the next several weeks, Canteen will be inspecting, cleaning and servicing machines in preparation for the upcoming fall semester. They will also be adding credit card readers and their name on snack vending machines around campus.

Submitted by Kim Winsett kw83@evansville.edu.

* Support UE through AmazonSmile

Supporting UE: One nut at a time!

You can make a difference while you shop Amazon Prime Day deals on July 15 and 16!

Every time you shop on AmazonSmile and select the University of Evansville as the charitable organization, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of any eligible purchases to UE!

Simply shop online

To make a gift directly to UE, please visit our giving site at www.evansville.edu/give

Submitted by Jennifer Calderone jj130@evansville.edu.

* United States Postal Service Price Increases

As of June 23, 2019, several U.S.P.S. price changes took effect June 23. These include dimensional weight changes that affect Parcel Select, Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express.

Under the changes, mailers are required to provide dimensions when a parcel measures over 1 cubic foot for Priority Mail Express; Priority Mail (all zones); and Parcel Select (all zones and entries), except Parcel Select Lightweight service.
There also are postage statement updates associated with these price changes.

Additionally, First-Class Mail International flat pieces, which previously were available for up to 4 pounds, are now limited to 15.999 ounces.

Submitted by Kim Winsett kw83@evansville.edu.

* Updated Weinbach Closure Schedule

Beginning July 3, Weinbach Avenue will have limited accessibility due to road diet construction. Please be aware of these changes and adjust your travel as necessary.

Access to UE, homes, and businesses will be maintained at all times. 

Lincoln intersection closure – 6/10/2019 – 7/14/2019
Lincoln to Mulberry (15 day extended closure) – 7/15/19 – 7/30/2019
Bellemeade Intersection closure– 7/31/2019 – 8/30/2019

Congratulations

* Mohammad K. Azarian Publishes a Paper in Mathematics Interdisciplinary Research

Mohammad K. Azarian, Professor of Mathematics, published a paper in Mathematics Interdisciplinary Research.

The paper, titled " An Overview of Mathematical Contributions of Ghiyath al-Din Jamshid Al-Kashi [Kashani]", is based on Azarian's keynote address at the 2017 International Conference on Architecture and Mathematics, held in Kashan, Iran in December 2017.

Submitted by Mohammad K. Azarian ma3@evansville.edu.

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