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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Upcoming Events

* TIAA-CREF Counseling

The TIAA CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Wednesday, August 15 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.
 

* Dance Team Auditions

The University of Evansville Aces Dance Team invites all eligible students to audition for the Dance Team for the 2012-2013 season. Auditions will be held on August 30 from 8 pm to 10 pm and August 31 from 6 pm to 9 pm. The first day of auditions will consist of learning a short, choreographed dance and practicing technique. The second day will consist of showing examples of required technique, preforming the choreographed routine, showcasing 1 minute of original original choreography to music (this should be prepared prior to auditions), and a short interview. Auditions will be held in the Small Gym of the Carson Center.

Information about the 2012-2013 season will be provided at the call out meeting on August 27 from 9 pm to 10 pm in Room 113, Carson Center.

A private or video audition may be arranged if needed and will be allowed at the discretion of the coaching staff.

There is a $20 audition fee. Please refrain from wearing baggy clothing during auditions. Footwear is required.

More information is available at gopurpleaces.com

Please contact Coach Arata with any questions or concerns at ma112@evansville.edu or 502-689-4085. We hope to see you at auditions!
 

Info You Should Know

* New Online Transcript Ordering Service

The Registrar's Office now offers a new online Transcript Ordering Service for a fee of $5.00 per transcript. The Transcript Ordering Service allows you to order official transcripts via the Web at any time, 24/7. You can order as many transcripts as you like in one online session using a major credit card.

Whenever you order a transcript, you will receive real-time order updates by email. You can also track your order on the Transcript Ordering Web site.  Benefits from the online Transcript Ordering service include:

  • Convenient 24/7 access
  • Secure transactions
  • Automatic order updates via email
  • Online order tracking
  • Ability to order multiple transcripts for multiple recipients in one order

Transcript Ordering is provided through the National Student Clearinghouse, a non-profit organization serving the higher education community. Detailed instructions on how to request official transcripts are posted on the University of Evansville Registrar’s webpage at http://www.evansville.edu/registrar/transcript.cfm.  Please contact the Registrar’s office at 488-2600 if you have any questions.

Congratulations

* Dr. Sharon Kazee

Congratulations to UE’s first lady, Dr. Sharon Kazee who has been named one of 10 finalists for this year’s ATHENA Award in Evansville. The international award program recognizes women for leadership and mentoring. This is the 22nd year for the awards program locally. The recipient will be announced on October 19.

* Anthony Beavers and Christopher Harrison

Anthony Beavers, director of cognitive science and the digital humanities lab, and senior cognitive science major, Christopher Harrison, recently published their study "Information-Theoretic Teleodynamics in Natural and Artificial Systems" in the book, A Computable Universe: Understanding and Exploring Nature as Computation, edited by Hector Zenil with a forward by Sir Roger Penrose. Their study examines how information entropy and dynamic threshold equations can reroute information through circuits in order to perform rudimentary cognitive tasks. The paper appears in the section of the book dedicated to the physics of computation.

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