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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

* Walk to Cure Diabetes

On May 19 the UE team joined more than 1500 other walkers to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Walk to Cure Diabetes at Holiday World. The President and Dr. Sharon Kazee participated in the day’s activities along with representatives from the faculty, staff, and students from the health sciences.


Upcoming Events

* TIAA-CREF Counseling

The TIAA CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Wednesday, June 20 for individual counseling sessions.  To schedule an appointment, call TIAA CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 317-706-6200.   The sessions are held in the Clifford Rare Books Room of the University Libraries (Room 158).  If you have any questions, call Carol McCraney at extension 2943


Info You Should Know

* Health Tip: Focus on Fruit

Fruits are not only delicious - they are also an essential component of a healthy diet! They are full of cancer-fighting antioxidants and have enough fiber to help you stay full on less. Fresh fruit is best, but frozen and canned (without sugar) is also beneficial. Dried fruit is nutritious as well but less filling, so be mindful of serving size!

Make fruit part of your routine this week. Add a daily dose at breakfast, as a mid-day snack, or for dessert. If you are already consistently enjoy fruit each day add one more piece to the mix! Not only will you be getting more nutrients, you'll likely have less room for processed snacks.


* Pre-Approval Authorization for Distribution Services (PAADS)

Are you constantly seeking the appropriate signatures for “Copy Service Requests” and/or “In-House Office Supply” forms before submitting your request? Avoid the routing hassles by submitting a completed “PAADS” form with signature authorizations (per the UE Approval Policy.) today.  By obtaining pre-authorization for Distribution Services requests, requestors save valuable time for a fiscal year based on the dollar amount designated, account numbers provided and services requested on the PAADS form.

The renewal process is simple.
1. Print the PAADS form which is located on the Copy Services or Central Receiving website on AceLink Areas under Forms & Instructions at
• Copy Services website at  http://acelink/Areas/CopyServices/
• Central Receiving website at http://acelink/Areas/CentralReceiving/

2. Complete the PAADS form by indicating the services requested, a dollar limit, the account number, and the account name to be used by the requestor.
3. Obtain the required authorized signature.
4. Submit the form via campus mail to Doris Cook/Distribution Services/GS.

Note: Employee status changes (Requestors and Approvers) during a fiscal year will void a PAADS and a new approved PAADS will be necessary.

For questions, contact Doris Cook at extension 1067 or email




* Noah Gordon

A research study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Biology Noah Gordon has recently been accepted for publication in the Journal of Comparative Physiology-Part A.  The study helps us better understand the so-called “cocktail party problem” – how to listen in noisy environments.  The article is titled: “Dip listening or modulation masking? Call recognition by green treefrogs (Hyla cinerea) in temporally fluctuating noise.” and was written in collaboration with researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin.

* Matthew Knoester

A book edited by Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Knoester has just been published. It is titled "International Struggles for Critical Democratic Education" andincludes chapters about educational issues in Israel, China, South Korea, India, Brazil and the United States.



* Eric Stamets Named Louisville Slugger All- American

 University of Evansville junior shortstop Eric Stamets has been named a third-team Louisville Slugger TPX All-American, as announced by Collegiate Baseball newspaper. Stamets marks the Aces’ eighth All-American in program history and fourth to earn the honor from Collegiate Baseball. Following in the footsteps of Cody Fick, a two-time All-American in 2011 by ABCA and Collegiate Baseball, the Stamets-Fick duo represents the first time in program history that two Aces have earned All-America honors in consecutive seasons.

This spring, Stamets was named the MVC’s first-ever Defensive Player of the Year, as well as first team all-conference. Defensively, he helped UE to the nation’s top fielding percentage (.981), finishing the 2012 season with 93 putouts, league-high 199 assists, and only nine errors. He has also totaled 606 assists in his three-year career, becoming the 14th player in the Valley to reach the 600-assist milestone and first-ever Evansville player to do so in just three years.

Stamets also led Evansville at the plate with a .316 batting average, 41 runs, 27 RBI, and 19 doubles, while ranking first in the MVC and 18th in the nation with 30 stolen bases. Starting 171 consecutive games in his career, Stamets became the second player in UE history to steal 100 career bases, and the first to do so in three seasons. He also is the sixth player in the Aces’ record book to total 200 career hits in less than four years.

Stamets is no stranger to national accolades, as he was a consensus Freshman All-American in 2010 by Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA, and Ping!Baseball. The Dublin, Ohio native is also currently one of 25 players in Division I baseball in the running for the 2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.


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