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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

* Presentation for Employees with Meritain Health Insurance

The Office of Human Resources is happy to provide an opportunity for our employees on the university health insurance to learn more about one of the more recently added enhancements.

Meritain Health Insurance will have a representative on campus Wednesday, January 29 to give a presentation on the Healthcare Bluebook from 2 – 3 pm in Eykamp 252.  If you are not yet utilizing this tool for your medical care decisions, come find out how this could save you money!

Lori LeDuc

* Deadline to Sign up to be a Road Trip Host is February 7

The Office of Admission needs current UE students who live in the residence halls to host prospective high school seniors for Road Trip February 21-23. If you are available, you can apply to host online or by emailing Ashley Jackson ( or Jordan Hall (, or stopping by the Office of Admission (OH 104).

Jordan Hall


Upcoming Events

* Nerds Needed! Register for Nerd Wars by Thursday, January 30

Register your team to participate in Nerd Wars by Thursday, January 30! Don’t miss your chance to join this fun evening, show off your trivia expertise, and possibly win some great prizes.

Nerd Wars will be held Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00pm in Eykamp Hall. The Honors Program invites you to form your team of five competitors (students, faculty, administrators, or staff) to battle in a competition of wits for prizes and bragging rights. All competitors will receive a free Nerd Wars T-shirt!

Both spectators and competitors can enjoy pizza, popcorn and snacks at the event, as well as the chance to receive giveaway prizes!

Register online now at this link:

The entry fee is $5 per person (Honors Program students may register for free!), which can be paid to Jayme Williams in Room 238, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. Those who are unable to compose a team of five may still register and will be matched to form a team.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Honors Program’s community service initiative (HACER).

Please contact Blake at with any questions.

Jayme Williams

* Students Invited to Participate in UE Student Research and Honors Symposium

The second annual UE Student Research and Honors Symposium is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1 from 9:00am-5:00pm. This event will showcase the scholarly activities of students of diverse disciplines across UE’s campus, including the graduating seniors of the Honors Program. All students are invited to apply to participate by submitting an abstract for their papers or posters. For more information or to submit an abstract, please visit:

Contact Jayme Williams at with any questions.

Jayme Williams

* Indiana University School of Medicine Student Speaker

Please join the health professions club in welcoming local 3rd year Indiana University medical student, Aaron Costlow. Aaron is going to discuss what it is like being a medical student here in Evansville and answer questions from the application process to surviving the first two years of medical school. This is event is open to all UE students.

Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m. in KC 100.

Frances Renschler

* Beauty of Engineering Event set for April 4

Join the Tri-State Women in STEM for The Beauty of Engineering!, sponsored by twiSTEM and the University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 8:00 – 11:15 a.m. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. The location will be the Koch Center for Engineering and Science on the University of Evansville campus at 1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN (the first building on the right after one-way entrance).

Beauty of Engineering is an experience in engineering and computing science for girls in 4th through 8th grades. Activities are executed in a rotation through various STEM-related stations staffed by professional women and college students in the fields of engineering and computing science.

The cost is $10.00 per attendee and is non-refundable except in the case of event cancellation or fill to capacity. Enrollment is limited to the first 200 girls and registration is open until March 27, 2020. Individuals and organizations are welcome. Participants may register online at For questions, please e-mail

Kimberly Higgins

* SALT (Service and Leadership) Retreat

This is a retreat from the evening of Friday, January 31st to the afternoon of Saturday, February 1st. It's an overnight trip to St. Meinrad's that's based off of the 99 program with Fr. Mike and many more! Please pray about it and or email Jenny at if you have any questions. Sign up or read more about it.

Kathryn Williams


Info You Should Know

* Re-Start Workshop Series: Time Management

Get a new start to the year! The Re-Start Workshop series will focus on starting the year strong and exploring new directions for the new year!
Come to one workshop - or come to them all! Each Thursday the workshop starts at 11:00 a.m and then repeats again at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday January, 30 - Time Management
Thursday February, 6 - Study Skills
Thursday February, 13 - Major Change Workshop

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Ridgway Center - Eykamp 253

Chad Hart

* I-House: Nepal - This Wednesday

Dear Aces! This week's presentation is going to be on Nepal! Arjun Kharel is a senior Biology major from Nepal at University of Evansville. His favorite part about UE is the faculty and diversity and his hobbies include watching soccer and cooking. He will be sharing more about himself and his culture at I-House Nepal happening on January 29th (Wednesday), on the 2nd floor of Ridgway University Center at 7pm! We hope to see you there!

Hussam Taj

* Solution Station This Wednesday: Post-It and Highlighter Giveaway

Do you want to improve your study time? You might start by adding some new tools to your routine. Come by the Solution Station table in Ridgway this Wednesday to receive some free Post-Its and Sharpie highlighters!

As always, let us know if there's anything you need help with or if you have questions that you need the answer to.

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Chad Hart

* Catholic Mass

Come to New Chapel at 1pm to celebrate Catholic mass with Fr. Chris Forler on Sunday February 2

Kathryn Williams

* Newman Night

Join us at Newman Center at 5pm for Wednesday night Dinner and Discussion! Fr. Tyler Tenbarge will be discussing the First Commandment with dinner to follow.

Kathryn Williams

* Men's Group

Join Men's Group starting Wednesday January 29 at 7pm at Newman Center. It will be held weekly on Wednesdays. Some topics include "What does it mean to be a Christian Man?", Saints, and Fatherhood.

Kathryn Williams

* Writing Center to Open Wednesday, january 29

The Writing Center will be open starting Wednesday, January 29th! The hours will be: 10 AM - 8 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 10 AM - 4 PM on Wednesday; and 12 PM - 4 PM on Sunday. Remember to bring a prompt, sign in, and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

Katie Mullins

* Coffee & Careers - Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

Coffee & Careers – Communication, Marketing and Public Relations
Come and learn from employers that work in your field and see what opportunities are available!
Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm in Ridgway University Center – Phillips Alcove
Business casual attire recommended. Bring copies of your resume!

Donna Schmitt

* Spotlight: UE Musical Showcase and Talent Show

On January 31st in Eykamp 251 (Upstairs Ridgway) at 7pm, the UE Music Therapy Association is hosting Spotlight!
Spotlight is a talent show, where acts from all around campus display their talents in support of a good cause. Proceeds from this event will go to support local music therapists through the Isaac Miller Music Matters Foundation. The audience favorite acts will receive a prize. If you are interested in performing, please email! Entry fee for participating and admission to the event are both $5. Hope to see you there!

Jessica Smith

* Faculty Scholarship Display and Reception

The Libraries are currently hosting the FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP DISPLAY until February 2, 2020. Works produced or published or grants received from August 2018 until July 2019 were eligible for inclusion. You should wander over and take at look at your colleagues' impressive scholarship!

A reception in honor of all Faculty Scholars will be held on January 30th @ 4 pm in the Libraries’ Boardroom. I hope you can attend.

Meg Atwater-Singer

* Reminder for all new incoming fall 2019 students~ Second dose of Meningitis B DUE by JANUARY 31st 2020!!

REMINDER! If you were a new incoming student to UE this 2019 fall semester, you must have your Meningitis B series completed and submitted to your MedProctor account by January 31st 2020. If you are going home during Thanksgiving or winter break, schedule your second dose to complete your Meningitis B series that is part of the admission requirements. This is only required for new students who entered University of Evansville FALL 2019 who has submitted only one dose of Meningitis B to MedProctor. Please call the Student Health Center at 812-488-2033 for any questions/concerns.
Trumenba- 2 doses required at least 6 months apart
Bexsero- 2 doses required at least 1 month apart

Submitted by Tara Ulrich



* Professor Kimberling Publishes Research Article

Clark Kimberling, Professor of Mathematics, has a research article in the current issue of Journal of Geometry, viewable at Entitled "Polynomial triangle centers on the line at infinity," the article presents newly discovered points in the extended plane of an abstract triangle and their relationships, using homogeneous barycentric coordinates that are polynomial functions of the variable sidelengths of the triangle. The final section of the paper, entitled "Historical comments," cites a prophetic article in the American Mathematical Monthly on "The rise, fall, and possible transfiguration of triangle geometry: a mini-history." Now, 25 years later, Dr. Kimberling's article discusses the actual transfiguration that has taken place, including the development of the UE-based Encyclopedia of Triangle Centers - ETC, The number of triangle centers presented in ETC has grown considerably during the past year with contributions from around the world. Last semester, the number of entries passed 36,000.



* UE Men Continue Road Trip at Illinois State

Wednesday will mark the second game of a road swing for the University of Evansville men’s basketball team with the Purple Aces heading to Normal, Ill. to face Illinois State in a 7 p.m. game.  ESPN+ and the Purple Aces Radio Network have the coverage.

Setting the Scene                
- Following a strong second-half showing at Valparaiso that saw the Aces outscore the Crusaders by a 42-31 margin in the second half while cutting an 18-point deficit into just two points, UE continues on the road at ISU
- Evansville took many positives from Sunday’s game including a 36-31 rebounding edge and 11 offensive caroms, just one off of the season high - it was the second time in the last ten games that the Aces finished with the rebounding advantage
- The Aces look to reverse a recent trend against the Redbirds, falling in the last nine meetings with the last UE victory coming on January 25, 2016 inside Redbird Arena
- The Aces look to right the ship following an 0-8 start to its MVC slate; UE is trying to avoid the 0-13 start to the 2009-10 league schedule

Last Time Out
- After falling behind by as many as 18 points in the first half, the Aces made a second half rally before coming up just short in a 67-65 loss at Valpo on Sunday
- The Aces chipped away over the course of the second half and used some late magic to get within two points in the final minute
- Sam Cunliffe led the way with 16 points, his top game since Dec. 7 when he had 21 against Miami Ohio
- Jawaun Newton and K.J. Riley added 12 points each while Noah Frederking scored 11
- Newton’s final tally marked his career high, surpassing his previous mark of nine
- UE finished with 13 assists against 12 turnovers - it was the first positive ratio since the first meeting against Valpo

Turning the corner
- Entering the game at Valparaiso, Coach Lickliter had the opportunity to run just two practices, but his expertise was already showing on the floor
- Through two games, opponents are shooting just 35.2% in the second half, hitting 19 out of 54 attempts
- The offense improved from shooting 30.2% and posting 14 points in the paint versus the Bulldogs to 40.0% and 28 points down low against the Crusaders

Scouting the Opponent
- Illinois State sits at 6-14 overall and 1-7 in MVC action
- Since defeating UNI in the Valley opener, the Redbirds have dropped their last seven match-ups including a 58-55 contest against Southern Illinois on Saturday at Redbird Arena
- Zach Copeland paces the ISU offense with 15.7 points per game along with a team-high 24 steals
- He has team highs in field goal makes (108), 3-point field goals (54) and free throw conversions (44)
- Keith Fisher III has a team-high 5.6 rebounds per game and ranks second in scoring with 8.0 PPG
- Each of ISU’s wins this season have come at home with them posting a 6-4 mark at Redbird Arena


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