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Friday, July 13, 2012

Upcoming Events

* Presentation of Research Projects

The College of Education would like to invite the campus community to presentations of year-long research projects of four graduating Master of Science in Education students: Lori Hardwick, Nicole Kurzendoerfer, Brooke Lewis, and Jennifer Rupprecht. The presentations will take place this coming Tuesday, July 17, in Eykamp 253 in Ridgway University Center. A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9 a.m., ending at approximately 12:30 p.m. Topics of presentations include inquiries into early reading development, strategies for differentiating instruction for a diverse class, the effects of school uniforms, and an overview of our recent course on British Education based at Harlaxton College. If you plan to attend please RSVP Matthew Knoester at mk211@evansville.edu

Info You Should Know

* Evansville Teachers Credit Union ATM

The Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union now has an ATM machine available for all employees and students on the first floor of the William L. Ridgway University Center.  The ATM is located in the hallway by the UE Bookstore entrance.

* In-House Office Supply Form Revised

Effective June 13, Central Receiving will be accepting the newest version of the “In-House Office Supply Order Form” (dated 6/2012) with updated pricing.  The “In-House Office Supply Order form is available on the Central Receiving and Purchasing websites. Please note that the older version of the In-House form will no longer be accepted as of July 16. 

For questions, contact Kim Winsett via email at kw83@evansville.edu or extension 2940.
 

Congratulations

* Jennie Ebeling

Congratulations to Jennie Ebeling, associate professor of archaeology and chair of the Department of Archaeology and Art History, on receiving a four-month post-doctoral research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Dr. Ebeling will spend the Fall 2012 semester at the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan, researching “Bread Culture in Jordan: A Study of Women’s Changing Roles in Bread Production in the 21st Century.” In addition to conducting ethnographic and ethnoarchaeological research on traditional bread baking techniques, she will produce a video on bread culture in Jordan with a local filmmaker. Dr. Ebeling specializes in ancient food technology in the Middle East.

Sympathy to...

* Family and Friends of Larry Colter

Dr. Larry Colter, longtime professor of philosophy at the University, died this past Tuesday, July 10 , in Bozeman, Montana where he had been living for the past several months. After a distinguished career at Illinois Wesleyan, where he served in the Department of Philosophy from 1966-1995 and as director of the Division of Humanities, Larry joined the University of Evansville Community as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1995-2001. He later returned to his first love, teaching philosophy, and served as Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion from 2001-2007 and as professor of philosophy from 2001 to his retirement this past year. Larry was widely published in ethics, the philosophy of language and especially philosophy of mind. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends make a contribution to the scholarship fund set up at The University of Evansville in his and his wife Pat’s name. Pat, also a longtime member of the University and Evansville communities, died two years ago. They will both be sorely missed.

The service will be held in Bozeman this Saturday. Reminiscences may be sent to Larry’s daughter, Theresa Thielemen, at her email address: Theresa@kitchenTLC.com.
 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to The Larry Colter Scholarship Fund
c/o
Dokken Nelson Funeral Services
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715

Athletics

* Season Tickets Now on Sale for Men's and Women's Soccer

The 2012 fall season is right around the corner and the University of Evansville Athletic Department has started ticket sales for its men’s and women’s soccer teams. Full season ticket packages are available starting at only $30. 

The men’s team is set to play 11 home games beginning with an exhibition contest against Indianapolis on August 15th.  The regular-season opener will take place on August 24 against Lipscomb.

Other highlights include the Prorehab Aces Classic set for September 7-9 along with MVC contests against SIU Edwardsville, Central Arkansas and the season finale against Creighton on November 3.

Men’s packages are just $35 for youths (age 17 and under) and senior citizens 65 and over while adult packages are just $50.  Purple Aces Family Packs are also available for $120.  Fans who purchase family packs receive 40 vouchers good for any UE home soccer match.

On August 8th, the women’s squad will play its first of two exhibition matches, opening up with Austin Peay before squaring off against Morehead State three days later.  Six regular-season games will be played, beginning with the home opener against SLU on Aug. 24.

Home MVC games include Illinois State, Northern Iowa and the home finale against Indiana State on October 17. 

Season packages for the women began at just $30 for youths (age 17 and under) and senior citizens 65 and over.  Adult season tickets are just $45 while Family Packs are available for $120.

Fans wishing to purchase tickets can call the UE ticket office at 812-488-ACES.
 

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