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October 2014

University of Evansville Alumna to be Speaker at UE Crick Lecture

Posted: October 28, 2014

Emily Durbin, associate professor of psychology at Michigan State University and University of Evansville graduate, will return to UE as guest speaker for the November Crick Lecture in Cognitive and Neural Science. The event will be Wednesday, November 12, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. This event is free and open to the public.

UE Athletic Training Grads Presents AED to Tecumseh High School

Posted: October 24, 2014

The University of Evansville student athletic trainers of the class of 2014 presented an Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, to the Tecumseh High School athletic trainers at the school’s football game on Friday, October 17.

University of Evansville Announces New Physician’s Assistant Program

Posted: October 14, 2014

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that it will launch a new physician assistant program, the first in the Tri-State area, to build on its existing strength in health professions education and help meet the growing need for health care providers. The master’s-level program is slated to begin classes in January 2017 at the incoming multi-institutional academic health science and research center heading to downtown Evansville. 

University of Evansville Announces New Physician’s Assistant Program

Posted: October 14, 2014

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that it will launch a new physician assistant program, the first in the Tri-State area, to build on its existing strength in health professions education and help meet the growing need for health care providers. The master’s-level program is slated to begin classes in January 2017 at the incoming multi-institutional academic health science and research center heading to downtown Evansville.

Panel Discussion on Race Relations in Aftermath of Ferguson

Posted: October 13, 2014

A panel discussion on "Race Relations in the Aftermath of Ferguson" is planned for Thursday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science at the University of Evansville. This event is free and open to the public.

Snyder Lecture Series Presents A Conversation with Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Hager

Posted: October 9, 2014

The University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Hager as the featured guest speakers on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. This event, A Conversation with Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Hager, is free and open to the community with limited seating, no tickets are needed. It will be held at the Ridgway University Center, Eykamp Hall, with doors to open at 6:00 p.m. Cass Herrington, host and producer at WNIN Tri-State Public Media, Inc., the area’s PBS and NPR affiliate, will moderate the conversation. Parking is available in lots off Frederick Street and at the corner of Rotherwood and Walnut Avenues.

Efroymson Sponsored Visiting Artist David Cunningham at UE

Posted: October 9, 2014

The University of Evansville Art Department is presenting an exhibit of the work of painter David Cunningham in the Melvin Peterson Gallery from October 15 through October 31. Cunningham will also give two lectures during the exhibit. Both the exhibit and lectures are sponsored by the Efroymson family fund.

September 2014

UE Theatre Opens 2014-15 Season

Posted: September 26, 2014

The University of Evansville’s Department of Theatre will have a dynamic start to its 2014–15 season with Andrew Lippa’s award-winning musical The Wild Party. The play opens Friday September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in UE’s Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on September 27, October 2, 3, 4, and at 2:00 p.m. on September 28 and October 5.

Fiddick Lecture to Discuss "The GI Generation: Sending American Soldiers into Battle in World War II"

Posted: September 12, 2014

The University of Evansville’s Department of History is proud to welcome Evansville native Theodore Wilson, Professor of History at the University of Kansas, for the annual Thomas C. Fiddick Memorial Lecture.

Dr. Wilson will present "The GI Generation: Sending American Soldiers into Battle in World War II" at 7 p.m. Friday, October 10, in Eykamp Hall (Room 252, Ridgway University Center). His lecture is free and open to the public.

UE Coffee Hour Lecture Series Planned for 2014-2015

Posted: September 10, 2014

The University of Evansville’s 2014-15 annual Creative Writing Coffee Hour Lecture series begins Thursday, September 18. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public, and will be at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery at the University.

The University of Evansville Announces Enrollment Achievements

Posted: September 9, 2014

The University of Evansville has enrolled 2,232 full-time traditional undergraduate and Doctor of Physical Therapy students for the 2014-15 school year, surpassing total enrollment goals. This number includes a freshman class of 532 new students.

U.S. News & World Report Names UE one of the Best Regional Universities

Posted: September 9, 2014

U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Evansville as one of the Best Regional Universities: Midwest in its annual Best Colleges rankings. The University was also listed as one of the 30 schools in the nation selected for best possible education experience for study abroad. 

UE Receives 2014 NCEES Engineering Award

Posted: September 9, 2014

The University of Evansville was presented with a 2014 NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice and Education during a ceremony on UE’s campus on Tuesday, September 9. The event took place in the Bernhardt Atrium of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. 

University of Evansville Named One of Midwest’s Best Colleges

Posted: September 3, 2014

The University of Evansville has been named one of the Midwest’s best colleges, according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company recommends the school as one of 159 institutions in twelve Midwestern states it names to its "Best in the Midwest" list for 2015. The list is part of the Company's website feature, "2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region" posted on PrincetonReview.com.

UE Ranked in Washington Monthly’s Master’s Universities and Best Bang for Buck

Posted: September 2, 2014

The University of Evansville has been ranked 51st out of 671 universities in the Master’s Universities category of the 2014 Washington Monthly College Rankings for impact on the lives of its students and the public good. UE was also ranked in Washington Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck in the Master’s category, placing 101st out of 176 schools. The Best Bang for the Buck rankings are based on the economic value that students receive per dollar.

UE Eykamp Quartet-in-Residence to Perform on September 9

Posted: September 2, 2014

The University of Evansville's Eykamp Quartet-in-Residence will perform a recital with violist Atar Arad on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 pm in Wheeler Concert Hall. The Tuesday night program will feature a string quartet by Mozart, a string quartet by Arad, and the Dvorak Viola Quintet op. 97.

UE Announces Appointment of Mark Spencer as New Director of Athletics

Posted: September 2, 2014

The University of Evansville announced today the appointment of Mark Spencer as the new director of athletics. He will assume his role on September 22.

August 2014

University of Evansville Scholarship Opportunity for Army ROTC Cadets

Posted: August 28, 2014

The University of Evansville has announced enhanced scholarship opportunities for Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadets. Cadets who have received an ROTC full tuition award of four, three or two years are eligible to receive coverage of the charges for UE on-campus housing and meal plan through scholarship and/or grant funds.

Andiron Lectures for Coming Year Announced

Posted: August 22, 2014

The University of Evansville’s annual Andiron Lecture Series begins September 3 with UE Assistant Professor of History Robin Sager speaking on “A Kind of Hell Upon Earth: Marital Cruelty in Antebellum America.” All the lectures are at 4 p.m. in Room 252 in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. A social hour with beverages precedes each lecture at 3:45 p.m. All the lectures are free and open to the public.

The U.S. Veterans Magazine Names UE a Top Veteran-Friendly School

Posted: August 21, 2014

In the summer issue of the U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM), now on newsstands, the University of Evansville was recognized as a Top Veteran-Friendly School on the magazines 2014 Best of the Best Lists. UE was the only private university in Indiana, and one of only two colleges in the state, to receive this distinction

University of Evansville Announces Berger Awards for 2014

Posted: August 19, 2014

University of Evansville professors Michael Cullen and Mark Cirino were honored on Tuesday, August 19 with the Sadelle and Sydney Berger Awards for service and scholarly activity. The two were presented with the awards by Charlie Berger during UE’s Fall Conference.

July 2014

UE Listed as One of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the Midwest

Posted: July 22, 2014

The University of Evansville has been recognized as one of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the Midwest by Great Value Colleges. UE was ranked 3rd in the Private School category.

Huffington Post Publishes Essay from UE President Thomas A. Kazee

Posted: July 17, 2014

The Huffington Post online blog has just published University of Evansville President Thomas A. Kazee’s essay, "Liberal Education, Soft Skills, and Success." In the essay, President Kazee discusses the value of the “soft skills” students develop at UE. Click on this link to read the entire piece:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thomas-a-kazee/liberal-education-soft-sk_b_5583044.html

Ebeling Serving on Bible Odyssey Editorial Board

Posted: July 16, 2014

The Society of Biblical Literature recently announced the launch of its Bible Odyssey website (www.bibleodyssey.com). The world's leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on people, places and passages of the Bible at this website. UE Associate Professor of Archaeology and co-director of the Jezreel Expedition Jennie Ebeling serves on the editorial board of Bible Odyssey. The Jezreel Expedition, an archeological dig in northern Israel, is featured on the bibleodyssey.com homepage.

Gerald Seaman Named New Principal at Harlaxton College

Posted: July 3, 2014

The University of Evansville is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerald “Jerry” Seaman, Ph.D., as the new principal of UE’s British campus, Harlaxton College, located in Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. He will assume this role on August 1, 2014.

UE Freshmen Edge Students Make Donation to American Red Cross

Posted: July 2, 2014

Students in the University of Evansville’s Freshmen Edge class ID 150 recently made a donation to the Back to School Supply Drive for local military families sponsored by the American Red Cross. The group presented school supplies such as backpacks, pencils, and paper and approximately $1400 to the Red Cross on June 26 in a ceremony on UE’s campus.

 

Gordon and Suzanne Kingsley Each Receive UE Medal of Honor

Posted: July 1, 2014

University of Evansville Presidential Medals of Honor were presented to Gordon and Suzanne Kingsley by UE President Thomas A. Kazee on June 19 at Harlaxton College, the University’s British campus. The Medal of Honor, the highest award that a UE president can bestow on an individual, were given to the Kingsleys in honor of their long and valuable service to the University. For more than 10 years, until their retirement at the end of June 2014, Gordon Kingsley held the position of principal and Suzanne Kingsley that of director of planning and design at Harlaxton.

June 2014

Two UE Scholarships Benefiting Dubois County Residents Announced

Posted: June 27, 2014

The creation of two University of Evansville scholarships benefiting Dubois County, Indiana, residents was announced today during a media event at OFS Brands ECO Center in Huntingburg, Indiana. The Phyllis and Robert H. Menke, Sr., Dubois County Endowed Scholarship and the OFS Brands Endowed Scholarship were made possible by a gift of $2.1 million from the Menke family.

UE Student Earns Prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Posted: June 21, 2014

The University of Evansville is proud to recognize Alex Schmitt as its most recent winner of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. This scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

UE Theatre Professor Receives 2014 Arts Educator Award

Posted: June 20, 2014

Patti McCrory, professor and costume designer in UE’s Department of Theatre, received the 2014 Art Educator Award from the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. McCrory was recognized for her dedication to the field of education and design.

University of Evansville Civil Engineering Students Win 2014 NCEES Engineering Award for Fairfield Reservoir and Dam Project

Posted: June 12, 2014

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) has named the University of Evansville as one of only six colleges nationally to receive a 2014 NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice and Education. UE’s Civil Engineering Program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science will receive $7,500 as a winner of the competition.

University of Evansville Annual Fund Hits Landmark Goal of $1,000,000.

Posted: June 5, 2014

The University of Evansville Office of Development announced that a landmark goal of $1,000,000 was achieved at the conclusion of the 2013-14 Annual Fund campaign. Money raised for the annual fund will benefit UE students in the form of scholarships and financial aid.

May 2014

Support the Alzheimer's Assocation through Music at UE’s The Longest Day

Posted: May 20, 2014

Support the Alzheimer's Association® through music at The Longest Day,® Saturday, June 21, in Krannert Hall of Fine Arts at the University of Evansville. This special event, hosted by UE’s Music Therapy program, starts at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. Participants can enjoy a full day of music activities or just spend part of their day at the event.

Dianne Oliver Chosen for Teaching Interfaith Understanding Seminar

Posted: May 16, 2014

The University of Evansville announces that Dianne Oliver, UE associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, director of the Ethics Program and professor of religion, has been selected to participate in a Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar for faculty. Oliver was chosen from a nationwide pool of nominees to take part in the seminar, set for Aug 3-7 at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois

UE Announces Summer Music Camp

Posted: May 15, 2014

The University of Evansville Department of Music has announced the dates for the 4th annual Wesley Shepard Summer Music Camp. The camp will be held on the UE campus from June 22-28 and will include both band and orchestra divisions. It is open to any middle or high school student who has completed at least one school year of either band or orchestra.

Fifth Annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at UE Set for June 14

Posted: May 14, 2014

The annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at the University of Evansville is set for Saturday, June 14 from 8:30-3:30 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in UE’s Ridgway University Center. This is a day of education, fun and camaraderie for women who have served and currently serve in the United States military. The deadline for women veterans to register for this free conference is Friday, May 30. 

University of Evansville Announces Two Outstanding Senior Awards

Posted: May 12, 2014

Victoria Bruner, a health services administration major from Vincennes, Indiana, and Bryce R. Weiler, a sports management and sports communication major from Claremont, Illinois, were named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Seniors during today’s Commencement at the Ford Center. 

Archaeology Professor, Co-director of Jezreel Expedition Named UE Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Posted: May 12, 2014

Jennie Ebeling, associate professor in the Department of Archaeology and Art History at the University of Evansville, was named the 2014 Outstanding Teacher at the University during UE’s 156th Commencement Exercises May 10.

UE Commencement Set for May 10

Posted: May 6, 2014

Approximately 583 degrees will be bestowed upon 568 University of Evansville students during UE’s 156th annual Commencement Exercises, May 10, at 1:30 p.m., at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. This year’s senior keynote address will be delivered by UE senior William McClure, a history major and legal studies minor.

Melvin M. Peterson to Receive Honorary Degree at UE Commencement

Posted: May 6, 2014

Local resident and devoted University of Evansville supporter, Melvin M. Peterson, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the 2014 UE Commencement, May 10, 1:30 p.m., at the Ford Center.

UE Senior William McClure to be Keynote Speaker at UE Commencement

Posted: May 6, 2014

University of Evansville senior William McClure will deliver the senior keynote address at UE’s 156th annual Commencement Exercises, May 10, at 1:30 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Approximately 583 degrees will be bestowed upon 568 UE students during the ceremony. McClure will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree with a history major and legal studies minor. 

April 2014

World Bank Economist Speaks with UE Students

Posted: April 24, 2014

Farrukh Iqbal, Country Director in the Middle East for the World Bank in Washington, D.C., recently spoke with students in the Schroeder School of Business via video conference. His topic was "Global Economy:  Have We Turned the Corner Yet?" Iqbal, who obtained his PhD from Yale in 1981, spoke at the behest of UE Professor of Finance Walayet Khan, research director for the Institute for Global Enterprise.

UE Engineering Students Invite the Public to First “Fast Friday”

Posted: April 22, 2014

The first University of Evansville Fast Friday is set for Friday, April 25 from 1:00-5:30 p.m. on UE's Memorial Plaza. Vehicles designed and built by UE engineering student teams will be on display, including the Baja Buggy, Formula Car, Super Mileage Car and Solar Car.

UE Places First in Quiz Bowl at ASCE Conference

Posted: April 16, 2014

University of Evansville civil engineering students placed first in the quiz bowl portion of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Great Lakes Regional Conference on April 11-12. At the event, hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, UE’s quiz bowl team came in ahead of such competitors as the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, Purdue University-Calumet, and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Placement Rate Increases to 94% for 2013 UE Graduates

Posted: April 15, 2014

The University of Evansville’s 2013 graduating class found success after graduation, with 94 percent currently employed or in graduate school, according to a recently completed survey. The median salary of 2013 UE graduates employed full-time was $42,500.

UE Department of Nursing Plans Baby Shower for New Simulated Babies

Posted: April 9, 2014

The University of Evansville Dunigan Department of Nursing and Health Science is planning a baby shower! The party, which is free and open to the public, is set for Thursday, April 10, at 4:00 p.m. in the Dunigan Nursing Simulation Laboratory in UE’s Graves Hall. This special celebration is in honor of the department’s new quintuplets - five simulated babies that exhibit medical issues such as drug affects, fetal alcohol affects and special needs.

UE Fifth Annual Ethics Lecture Set for April 9

Posted: April 7, 2014

The University of Evansville fifth annual Ethics Lecture is set for Wednesday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170) in the Schroeder Family School of Business Building. It is free and open to the public.

Eykamp String Quartet to Feature Student Performers

Posted: April 7, 2014

The University of Evansville and Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra are excited to announce “Chamberpalooza!,” a concert featuring the winners of the first annual Eykamp String Quartet chamber music competition. The concert will include works by Mozart, Glazunov, Barber, Foote, and Schnittke, and is set for Thursday April 10, at 6:00 pm in Wheeler Concert Hall on the UE campus.

Institute for Global Enterprise at UE Plans Social Enterprise Week

Posted: April 1, 2014

The Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville is planning Social Enterprise Week from April 6-11. The Institute will host a variety of events on UE’s campus focused on raising awareness of social enterprise and social innovation as a career path for students. Activities include speakers and a student competition.

March 2014

UE Department of Music Plans First Tuesday April Fool’s Day Concert

Posted: March 28, 2014

Celebrate April Fool's Day with the faculty of the University of Evansville Department of Music as they present a concert titled “A Musical Joke.” The concert will occur at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, April 1 in Wheeler Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.

UE Seniors Win Second Place at Annual IEEE Competition

Posted: March 21, 2014

University of Evansville seniors Jake Schwartz and Austin Deuerling won second place at the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) SoutheastCon Regional Competition in Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday March 15. Their robot placed above 42 teams, including such universities as Duke, Virginia Tech and the University of Florida.

 

University of Evansville Graduates Premier New Comedy on the FX Network

Posted: March 5, 2014

George Lopez stars in “St. George,” a new comedy premiering Thursday, Mar. 6, at 8 pm (CST) on the FX network.  University of Evansville Department of Theatre graduates, Matt Williams and David McFadzean, created the series and will serve as executive producers and writers, and UE Department of Communications graduate, Dete Meserve, will serve as executive producer.

February 2014

UE Professor Mark Cirino Joins Hemingway Letters Project

Posted: February 20, 2014

University of Evansville Associate Professor of English Mark Cirino has been named a contributing editor to the Hemingway Letters Project. The project, headquartered at The Pennsylvania State University under General Editor Sandra Spanier, is producing a comprehensive scholarly edition of some 6,000 letters written by Ernest Hemingway. Approximately 85 percent of these letters have never before been published.

UE New Student Townhouses Receive LEED® Silver Certification

Posted: February 17, 2014

The University of Evansville, in conjunction with Hafer Associates and Buckingham Companies, has announced that the University’s new student townhouses have received silver certification as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) buildings. The endorsement is part of the U.S. Green Buildings Council’s (USGBC) green home certification program which rewards residences that are designed and built to be energy and resource efficient and more healthy and durable for occupants.

Efroymson Sponsored Visiting Artist Rowland Ricketts at UE

Posted: February 17, 2014

The University of Evansville Art Department is planning an exhibit, lecture and demonstration by Rowland Ricketts, III, sponsored by the Efroymson Family Fund. Ricketts utilizes natural dyes and historical processes to create contemporary textiles that span art and design. He will present a public lecture on Sunday, February 23 at 3 p.m. and a student demonstration at 10 a.m. Monday, February 24 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery (located at the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues.)

One time only nightclub is "popping up" for Valentine's Day in downtown Evansville

Posted: February 12, 2014

The University of Evansville has teamed with the city and several local sponsors to create “Evansville Pop Up Events”, a series of one-night-only happenings that are here today and gone tomorrow. The first in this series is titled “In Love on Main” and encourages the public to move date night downtown, where all the elements for a romantic evening are in one area. As part of a larger date night experience, guests are encouraged to visit “In Love on Main”, located in the former Old National Bank lobby at 420 Main, for a unique pop-up nightclub experience.

44th Annual Balsawood Bridge Competition Set for Saturday, February 15

Posted: February 11, 2014

The University of Evansville student section of the American Society of Civil Engineers will conduct the 44th annual balsawood bridge competition on Saturday, February 15. Approximately 200 kindergarten through high school aged children will participate in the event which will take place in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The top junior winner will be awarded a scholarship to study engineering at UE.

Eykamp String Quartet to Collaborate with Guest Artists at UE

Posted: February 10, 2014

Two internationally acclaimed chamber musicians, violist James Dunham and cellist Michael Kannen, will collaborate with the University of Evansville’s resident faculty Eykamp String Quartet in an upcoming performance. The concert, featuring Arnold Schönberg’s chamber music masterpiece Verklärte Nacht, will take place in the University of Evansville’s Wheeler Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 16 and it is free and open to the public.

UE’s 17th Annual Engineer's Week Banquet Planned for February 19

Posted: February 10, 2014

The 17th annual Engineer’s Week Banquet, sponsored by the Dean’s Advisory Council of the University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be held February 19 at 6 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center. The community is invited to attend.

UE to Celebrate 160th Birthday on Founders Day

Posted: February 10, 2014

The University of Evansville will celebrate its 160th birthday on Founders Day, observed this year on Sunday, February 16. Founders Day is observed each year at UE to mark the incorporation of Moores Hill College, the move to Evansville, the charter as Evansville College, and the University’s officially becoming the University of Evansville. All four dates fall between February 10 and 19.

University of Evansville Libraries to Host Traveling Exhibition on Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Civil War

Posted: February 4, 2014

The University of Evansville has been selected to host the nationally traveling exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” opening February 6 and running through March 21 in the University Libraries.  

January 2014

University of Evansville Launches Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Posted: January 27, 2014

The University of Evansville announced today that it will offer an innovative program to assist eligible students with loan repayment after graduation.  Beginning with the class arriving in the fall of 2014, students participating in the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) will, at no cost to them or their families,  have confidence that they can repay student loans even if they choose to work in relatively lower-paying but meaningful fields.

UE’s Neu Chapel Starts Vespers Series This Sunday

Posted: January 23, 2014

The University of Evansville’s Office of Religious Life announces a Neu Chapel Vespers series for the spring semester. Offered in cooperation with the Neu Chapel Society and the UE chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the series will begin on Sunday, January 26 at 4:00 p.m. The acclaimed women’s choir, Angelus, from Mt. Vernon High School will provide special vocal music under the direction of Dana Taylor.

 

UE Receives $3M Gift for Tri-State Scholarships

Posted: January 21, 2014

Irma Jean Rodgers’ career was spent teaching in Evansville – at Emma Roach Elementary (now Cedar Hall) and Central High School. She was a lifetime member of the National Education Association and a member of the Indiana and Evansville Retired Teacher Associations. Rodgers’ love for education lives on following her death through a gift of approximately $3 million to the University of Evansville. 

 

UE Student Creates “New and Rising” App

Posted: January 21, 2014

A lot of college students spend their long Christmas break relaxing and recharging for the spring semester. Not UE junior Alex Luebbehusen and his brother, Brandon, a high school senior in Ferdinand, Ind. They spent their off time creating two new Windows apps based on what Alex had just learned through a fall electrical engineering class called Small Computer Software.

University of Evansville to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: January 6, 2014

The University of Evansville will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 20 with a daylong series of events, including a re-enactment of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., the William G. and Rose M. Mays Martin Luther King Jr. Lectureship, and an interactive touchscreen kiosk about race and diversity.

December 2013

Douglas Stamps Named UE’s 2013 Exemplary Teacher

Posted: December 19, 2013

Douglas Stamps, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville, has received this year’s Exemplary Teacher Award.

91 Students to Receive Degrees at UE’s Winter Commencement

Posted: December 11, 2013

Ninety-one University of Evansville students will receive degrees during the Winter Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 18 in the Carson Center's Meeks Family Court.

Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility Wins Green Building Award

Posted: December 10, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility has earned top honors for green building in the City of Evansville’s Sustainable Evansville awards.

UE Nursing Seniors’ Health Fair Rescheduled for January 16

Posted: December 9, 2013

A community health fair hosted by the University of Evansville’s senior nursing class has been rescheduled due to inclement weather over the weekend.

University of Evansville President, Faculty Senate Announce Opposition to HJR-6

Posted: December 9, 2013

Today, the President of the University of Evansville, Dr. Thomas A. Kazee, announced his opposition to HJR-6, the proposed amendment to the Indiana Constitution that would define marriage and limit protections under law for same-sex and unmarried couples and families. He joins the Faculty Senate of the University, which has passed a resolution opposing HJR-6.

Lilly Endowment Awards $1 Million to UE

Posted: December 5, 2013

The University of Evansville has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the Center for Career Development. The funding will help create new programs designed to produce career-ready graduates and retain talent in the state of Indiana.

UE Department of Music to Perform 34th Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Posted: December 4, 2013

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville will present its annual gift to the community – the Holiday Pops concert – next week. This festive celebration of the holiday season will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 10 at the Victory Theatre in downtown Evansville. The 34th annual concert is free and open to the public.

UE Student Lauren Wirth Wins National Contest, Makes $2,500 Donation to Riley Children’s Foundation

Posted: December 3, 2013

Lauren Wirth, a freshman at the University of Evansville, has been named one of four winners of the national “Share That U Care” sweepstakes, sponsored by campus dining services provider Sodexo. Wirth won a $2,500 donation to the charity of her choice and a $250 Visa gift card.

November 2013

Community Invited to UE Candlelight Vespers Service

Posted: November 26, 2013

To observe the beginning of Advent, the Christian season leading up to Christmas Day, all are welcome to attend the University of Evansville’s annual Candlelight Vespers service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5 in Neu Chapel.

December’s First Tuesday Concert to Feature Renowned Trumpet Player Graham Breedlove with UE Jazz Ensemble

Posted: November 25, 2013

Hailed as “one of the most exciting trumpet players on the planet” by the International Trumpet Guild Journal, Graham Breedlove will be the featured guest artist in the University of Evansville Department of Music’s next First Tuesday Concert.

UE Nursing Seniors to Hold Community Health Fair

Posted: November 22, 2013

Every fall, UE’s senior nursing students work with community leaders on a health promotion project. This year, the Class of 2014 will host a health fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, December 7 at the New Haven campus of Keck Church, 2573 N. Kentucky Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

U.S. News & World Report Names UE a “Best College for Veterans”

Posted: November 21, 2013

The University of Evansville has received another national recognition for the impact it makes on the lives of military veterans. U.S. News & World Report has ranked UE #4 among Midwest regional universities in its inaugural “Best Colleges for Veterans” rankings.

Stroube Selected for Summit on International Education and Health Care

Posted: November 19, 2013

William B. Stroube, University of Evansville professor of health services administration and director of the health services administration program, has been selected to participate in an international summit on study abroad and health care issues.

UE Students to Perform in Professional Opera Production

Posted: November 18, 2013

This Saturday, University of Evansville students will share the stage with some of the nation’s leading opera singers in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly.

UE Celebrates 7th Annual International Education Week Nov. 18-22

Posted: November 13, 2013

From November 18-22, the University of Evansville will join educational institutions around the world in celebrating International Education Week, a series of events that promotes the benefits of international education and cultural exchange.

UE Ranked 7th in the Nation for Study Abroad

Posted: November 12, 2013

The nation’s leading voice on educational and cultural exchange has once again named the University of Evansville one of America’s best universities for study abroad. This year, UE ranks seventh in the nation for study abroad participation among master’s degree-granting institutions, up five spots from last year’s ranking of 12th.

UE Theatre Presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

Posted: November 11, 2013

The University of Evansville Departments of Theatre and Music proudly present the classic Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, opening at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, in UE’s Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, 21, 22, 23 and at 2:00 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 24.

UE Named One of the Nation’s Top 120 Colleges for Veterans

Posted: November 11, 2013

For the first time, and on Veterans Day, the University of Evansville has been named to Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Colleges” 2014 list.

Roger Pieroni to Present Andiron Lecture on Vietnamese Francophone Novels

Posted: November 4, 2013

As part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, Roger Pieroni, chair of UE’s Department of Foreign Languages and associate professor of French, will present “Literary and Cultural Identities in the Vietnamese Francophone Novel” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 6 in Eykamp Hall, Room 252 in UE’s Ridgway University Center. His lecture is free and open to the public.

UE Coffee Hour Reading to Feature Paul Bone

Posted: November 4, 2013

On Thursday, November 7, the University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing will feature department chair Paul Bone in its Coffee Hour series, which hosts celebrated writers for afternoon readings of their published works.

UE to Host 11th Annual Chili Bowl Sale

Posted: November 1, 2013

On Thursday, November 7, the hearty smell of chili will fill the air at the University of Evansville when the Clay Club holds its 11th annual Chili Bowl Sale.

October 2013

November’s First Tuesday Concert to Celebrate Composer Birthdays

Posted: October 31, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of Music will celebrate the birthdays of several prominent composers in next month’s installment of the First Tuesday Concert Series.

UE’s Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series Welcomes Joseph Anderson

Posted: October 28, 2013

With generous support from the Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, the University of Evansville is pleased to welcome North Carolina blacksmith and sculptor Joseph Anderson to the Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series.

Community Invited to Aces Fan Fest

Posted: October 25, 2013

As part of Homecoming 2013 Reunion Weekend, the University of Evansville will host the third annual Aces Fan Fest, which is free and open to the community.

UE Homecoming to Feature Speakers on Law, Medicine, and History

Posted: October 24, 2013

As part of Homecoming 2013 Reunion Weekend, the University of Evansville will host several speaker series events that are free and open to the community.

UE Team a Finalist in J.P. Morgan Code for Good Challenge

Posted: October 22, 2013

A team of five University of Evansville students was named a finalist in the the J.P. Morgan Code for Good Challenge, October 4-5 in Columbus, Ohio. The event challenged programmers to use their technological expertise to make an impact on a nonprofit organization.

UE Students Win Innovative Design Competition

Posted: October 22, 2013

For the second year in a row, an interdisciplinary team of five UE students brought home first-place honors in the Lawrence Technological University Innovation Encounter competition, held October 18-19 in Southfield, Michigan. The UE team included students from engineering, business, and physical therapy.

UE Named One of the Nation’s 100 Best-Value Private Colleges by Kiplinger’s

Posted: October 18, 2013

For the first time, the University of Evansville has been named to the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the country’s best values in private colleges.

President Kazee Blogs for Huffington Post

Posted: October 18, 2013

How do residential colleges prepare students for success? UE President Thomas A. Kazee explores this topic in a new editorial, published today by The Huffington Post.

UE to Host Webelos Scouts Engineering Pin Day

Posted: October 18, 2013

The University of Evansville's College of Engineering and Computer Science will host an engineering pin day for local Webelos Scouts and their leaders. From 7:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Saturday, October 26, Webelos Scouts will rotate through hands-on activity stations led by UE engineering and computer science students. The activities can be applied toward earning the Webelos Scout engineering pin.

University of Evansville Announces New Physician Assistant Program

Posted: October 10, 2013

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that it will launch a new physician assistant program, the first in the Tri-State area, to build on its existing strength in health professions education and help meet the growing need for health care providers. The master’s-level program is slated to begin classes in 2017.

UE Earns Top GreenOvation Honors

Posted: October 9, 2013

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Evansville has received top honors in the local GreenOvation Awards for beautiful and sustainable businesses.

UE’s Linguapalooza to Welcome 140 High School Students

Posted: October 9, 2013

A tango dancing lesson, a game of Jeopardy in Japanese, and an introduction to German science fiction writing are just a few of the activities planned for the ninth annual Linguapalooza, hosted by the University of Evansville’s Department of Foreign Languages.

UE to Host Global Business Event

Posted: October 7, 2013

The Tri-State World Trade Network, the University of Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana are teaming up with area businesses and industries to host an event designed to help college students learn about the skills necessary to work with global companies. The event, A World of Opportunity, will take place from 6- 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 8 in Eykamp Hall at the University of Evansville.

Fiddick Lecture to Discuss “Changing Views of Islam”

Posted: October 3, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of History is proud to welcome Olivia Remie Constable, professor of medieval history and the Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame, for the annual Thomas C. Fiddick Memorial Lecture.

Snyder Lectures to Explore “Jesus, Judaism, and Christianity”

Posted: October 2, 2013

Amy-Jill (A.-J.) Levine, professor of New Testament and Jewish studies at Vanderbilt University, will be the next speaker in the University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series, October 18-20.

“Not Yet Begun to Fight” Screening, Panel Discussion to Explore Veteran Reintegration Issues

Posted: October 1, 2013

In 2009, Evansville military veteran Erik Goodge lost an eye to an explosive device while serving with the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan and underwent extensive surgeries and therapies to recover. The award-winning documentary “Not Yet Begun to Fight” follows Goodge and four other veterans as they learn to fly fish and cope with the physical and emotional wounds of war. The University of Evansville Office of Veterans Affairs, UE VETS student veterans organization, and Showplace Cinemas will host a free, public showing of the documentary, followed by a panel discussion that will explore the struggles veterans often experience as they readjust to civilian life after combat.

September 2013

University of Evansville Wins Second-Straight MVC All-Academic Award

Posted: September 25, 2013

In a total team effort comprised of the 13 sports in the Missouri Valley Conference, the University of Evansville finished the 2012-13 academic year with a cumulative GPA of 3.283 en route to its second MVC All-Academic Award in a row.

UE Theatre Opens 2013-14 Shanklin Theatre Season with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play "Clybourne Park"

Posted: September 24, 2013

The University of Evansville Theatre proudly announces the captivating start to its 2013-14 season with Bruce Norris’s Clybourne Park, opening at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27 in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 28, Oct. 3, 4 and 5 and at 2:00 p.m. on Sept. 29 and Oct. 6.

UE Professors Awarded Grant for Science, Math Scholarships

Posted: September 23, 2013

University of Evansville faculty members Joyce Stamm, associate professor of biology, and Adam Salminen, associate professor of mathematics, have secured a five-year, $610,600 grant through the National Science Foundation’s S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program to assist students in science and mathematics. The grant is one of about 90 awarded from the 436 proposals submitted to the S-STEM program, and is the largest faculty grant in school history.

Faculty Recital to Feature Newly Discovered Piece of Organ Music

Posted: September 20, 2013

A recently discovered, unpublished composition of organ music, inspired by the art of James McNeill Whistler, will be the highlight of a faculty recital featuring Douglas Reed, UE professor emeritus of music and University organist. Reed will perform a free, public recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 24, in UE’s Wheeler Concert Hall.

UE to Host International Day of Peace Concert

Posted: September 18, 2013

In observance of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, the University of Evansville Department of Religious Life, International Club, Interfaith Council, and Neu Chapel Society will host a concert featuring a diverse group of local performers.

UE to Offer Review Course for Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Posted: September 17, 2013

This fall, the University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will offer a review course for students and community members preparing to take the 2014 Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

UE Announces Baccalaureate/MD Program

Posted: September 16, 2013

The University of Evansville has an exciting new opportunity for Indiana residents who plan to become physicians: a Baccalaureate to Doctor of Medicine (B/MD) program that offers direct entry into the Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville. The University of Evansville is the first private university in Indiana to establish this collaboration with IU’s School of Medicine (IUSM).

Institute for Global Enterprise Presents First-Ever Innovation Week; Accuride Sponsors Student Design Challenge

Posted: September 13, 2013

A keynote address from innovation strategist John Kao, a student design competition, and a $1,000 prize are just a few highlights of the first Innovation Week, September 16-20, presented by the University of Evansville’s Institute for Global Enterprise.

Art Exhibition to Feature Work of Professor Emeritus William F. Brown

Posted: September 12, 2013

An upcoming exhibition in the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery will feature the work of William F. (Bill) Brown, UE professor emeritus of art and recently retired gallery director.

IU Law Professor to Discuss Marriage Equality and the Constitution

Posted: September 12, 2013

In observance of the federal Constitution Day, the University of Evansville’s Department of Law, Politics, and Society will host a lecture by a nationally recognized expert on same-sex marriage and the Constitution.

UE Named One of the Nation’s Most Military Friendly Schools

Posted: September 11, 2013

For its efforts to recruit and support military students, the University of Evansville has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, a national media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

U.S. News & World Report Names UE a Top 10 Midwest University

Posted: September 10, 2013

U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Evansville one of the Midwest’s top 10 regional universities – and one of the region’s best values – in its annual Best Colleges rankings.

2013-14 Academic Year Opens with Freshman Enrollment Increase

Posted: September 6, 2013

For the 2013-14 academic year, the University of Evansville has welcomed a diverse freshman class with the highest number of international students in more than a decade. In addition, more than 85 percent of last year’s freshmen have returned to UE for their sophomore year, marking the highest retention rate in 15 years.

UE Ranked Among Top 40 Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Posted: September 2, 2013

For its impact on students’ lives and the public good, the University of Evansville has been ranked 36th out of 684 universities in the Master’s Universities category of the 2013 Washington Monthly College Rankings.

August 2013

College of Arts and Sciences Announces 2013-14 Andiron Lectures

Posted: August 29, 2013

The University of Evansville’s College of Arts and Sciences will kick off its 2013-14 Andiron Lecture Series next week with a discussion of a UE faculty member’s molecular research conducted at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

UE Partners with Habitat for Humanity of Evansville to Build New Home

Posted: August 26, 2013

To promote social responsibility and demonstrate how college students can make an impact in the community, the University of Evansville joined Habitat for Humanity of Evansville this morning in breaking ground on a new home.

LaNeeca Williams Named Diversity and Equity Officer

Posted: August 23, 2013

LaNeeca Williams has been hired as diversity and equity officer at the University of Evansville. She comes to UE from Colorado State University-Pueblo, where she spent five-and-a-half years as director of affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and campus diversity.

UE Department of Music Announces 2013-14 First Tuesday Concert Series

Posted: August 22, 2013

The First Tuesday Concert Series, presented by the Department of Music at the University of Evansville, kicks off its sixth season on September 3.

Innovation Strategist John Kao to Speak in Indianapolis, Evansville September 17

Posted: August 21, 2013

The Institute for Global Enterprise, part of the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville, will host innovation strategist John Kao in Indianapolis and Evansville on Tuesday, September 17. As part of the Institute Speaker Series, Kao will discuss global competitive innovation for organizations, nations, and individuals.

UE Names 2013 Berger Award Winners

Posted: August 20, 2013

David Dwyer, Mark Gruenwald, and Jean Beckman have been named the winners of the 2013 Sydney and Sadelle Berger Awards, presented each year to members of the University of Evansville faculty who demonstrate exceptional scholarly activity and service.

UE's Dale Edwards Publishes New Book

Posted: August 15, 2013

Dale Edwards, professor and chair of the Department of Biology at the University of Evansville, has published a new book, Mites of Freshwater Mollusks. Edwards co-authored the book with his colleague Malcolm Vidrine, a retired professor of biology at Louisiana State University-Eunice.

Princeton Review Names UE Among the “Best in the Midwest”

Posted: August 6, 2013

The University of Evansville is among the top colleges in the Midwest, according to education services company The Princeton Review. UE is one of 155 schools The Princeton Review recommends in the “Best in the Midwest” section of its website feature, “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” posted today on PrincetonReview.com.

Kristie Byrns to Lead UE's Center for Adult Education

Posted: August 5, 2013

Kristie Byrns has been named director of the Center for Adult Education at the University of Evansville. She previously served as the center’s associate director and is a 2010 graduate of its Master of Science in Public Service Administration program.

UE Names T. Scott Henne as Dean of Admission

Posted: August 1, 2013

T. Scott Henne has been appointed dean of admission at the University of Evansville where he will lead the team in attracting top quality undergraduate students.

July 2013

UE Mourns Former Professor Dudley Thomas

Posted: July 29, 2013

The University community today is mourning the loss of Professor Emeritus Dudley S. Thomas, who was a member of the UE faculty for more than 30 years.

Meagan Meadors '09 Named Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer

Posted: July 25, 2013

Meagan Meadors, a 2009 University of Evansville graduate, has been hired as UE’s corporate and foundation relations officer.

UE Announces John MacCauley, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Veterans

Posted: July 24, 2013

In memory of beloved Purple Aces announcer and 1974 graduate John MacCauley, Jr., the University of Evansville has created a new scholarship for military veterans and invites contributions to the endowed fund.

UE Students to Help Nonprofit Organization Launch Medical Facility in Dominican Republic

Posted: July 22, 2013

As part of an intensive summer course in applied process development – and an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a developing country – 15 University of Evansville students will spend the next two weeks in the Dominican Republic.

UE Women’s Basketball Among WBCA Academic Top 25

Posted: July 18, 2013

The University of Evansville women’s basketball team finished 19th in the nation among Division I teams on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll, as announced by the WBCA Thursday morning.

Harlaxton College Principal Gordon Kingsley Announces Retirement

Posted: July 16, 2013

After more than 10 years leading Harlaxton College, the British campus of the University of Evansville, Principal Gordon Kingsley announced today that he will retire effective July 1, 2014.  Harlaxton hosts an acclaimed study abroad program that has propelled the University of Evansville to national renown for student participation and transformed the lives of thousands of students since its inception more than 40 years ago.

UE to Welcome Visitors During Indiana Private College Week

Posted: July 8, 2013

From Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, the University of Evansville will join Indiana’s 30 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities in opening its doors to prospective students and their families.

June 2013

Members of UE Community Recognized for Excellence in the Arts

Posted: June 27, 2013

The University of Evansville had an excellent showing in this year’s Arts Awards, presented by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. Faculty members and student performers in the Department of Music won two of the annual Arts Awards: Dennis Malfatti, associate professor of music and director of choral activities, was named Arts Educator of the Year, while UE Opera under the direction of Jon Truitt, associate professor of music, received the Ensemble of the Year Award. In addition, UE trustee Bob Jones and his wife, Lisa, were named Arts Advocates of the Year.

UE Earns National Recognition for Intramural Sports

Posted: June 27, 2013

The University of Evansville has been named one of the nation’s top schools for intramural sports, as announced by BestColleges.com.

Alex Dryer Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Posted: June 25, 2013

Alexandria (Alex) Dryer, a University of Evansville junior from Columbia City, Indiana, has received a study abroad grant from Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s most selective academic honor society.

UE Administrators to Participate in Forum on Internationalizing U.S. Colleges

Posted: June 25, 2013

Bev Fowler, director of international admissions and recruitment, and Mary Kay Purcell, director of UE’s Intensive English Center, will represent the University of Evansville at the fourth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C. from June 26-28.

Concrete Canoe Team Wins Innovation Award, Places 10th at Nationals

Posted: June 23, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Concrete Canoe team won the Innovation Award and earned 10th place overall in the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition — cracking the top 10 for only the second time in team history.

UE Theatre Announces 2013-14 Season

Posted: June 19, 2013

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre, one of the premier undergraduate theatre programs in the nation, has announced its 2013-14 season of performances in Shanklin Theatre.

Ciccarelli to Lead Institute for Global Enterprise

Posted: June 17, 2013

The University of Evansville and the Schroeder School of Business are pleased to announce that Katie Ciccarelli will become the executive director of the Institute for Global Enterprise, effective August 1.

Ciccarelli replaces Dan Miller, the Institute’s retiring executive director.

Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility Receives LEED® Silver Certification

Posted: June 12, 2013

The University of Evansville and Industrial Contractors Skanska announced today that UE’s new Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility has been awarded LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Four UE Sports Receive APR Public Recognition Award

Posted: June 5, 2013

Four University of Evansville sports were honored by the NCAA for earning Public Recognition Awards based on their multi-year Academic Progress Rates (APR).

May 2013

Students Explore European Business Issues in United Kingdom and Turkey

Posted: May 30, 2013

Seven University of Evansville students started the summer with a unique study-abroad opportunity: a two-week Contemporary European Business Issues course in the United Kingdom and Turkey.

Shannon Galyan '13 Awarded Fulbright Teaching Grant in South Korea

Posted: May 28, 2013

Shannon Galyan, a 2013 University of Evansville graduate, will spend her first year out of college halfway across the world in South Korea, where she has been awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English for the 2013-14 academic year.

UE Names New Trustees

Posted: May 23, 2013

The University of Evansville is pleased to announce the appointments of six new members to the Board of Trustees.

Past OPTIONS Participant to Serve as Mentor-in-Residence for High School Girls

Posted: May 20, 2013

Kelsey Smith, a 2006 OPTIONS for High School Girls summer camp participant, will serve as mentor-in-residence for girls attending this year’s OPTIONS experience, which explores the vast career possibilities in engineering and computer science.

Robert Morse Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Posted: May 15, 2013

Robert Morse, professor of computer science, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to spend the Spring 2014 semester in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Mechanical Engineering Students Design Aquatic Wheelchair for Easter Seals

Posted: May 14, 2013

This year, a group of University of Evansville mechanical engineering students infused their senior design project with a spirit of giving: They designed, built, and donated an aquatic wheelchair for local children and adults with disabilities.

UE-Sponsored Jezreel Expedition to Begin Inaugural Dig Season in Israel

Posted: May 8, 2013

University of Evansville students, alumni, and faculty will spend their summer exploring archaeological remains in northern Israel as participants in the inaugural Jezreel Expedition dig season.

Scholarships, Openings Still Available for OPTIONS Summer Camps

Posted: May 7, 2013

Openings are still available in three OPTIONS summer camps hosted by the University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. Thanks to a generous grant from the Alcoa Foundation, scholarships are also available for middle and high school girls attending OPTIONS, which introduces students to the vast career possibilities in engineering and computer science.

Melanie Bacaling, Brock Reneer Named UE’s Outstanding Seniors

Posted: May 4, 2013

Melanie Bacaling, a vocal performance and psychology major from Gurnee, Illinois, and Brock Reneer, an economics and finance major from Princeton, Indiana, were named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Seniors during today’s 155th Commencement at the Ford Center.

Mark Valenzuela Named UE's Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Posted: May 4, 2013

Mark Valenzuela, associate professor of civil engineering, has been named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year for 2012-13. He is the first UE faculty member to win this prestigious honor two times.

April 2013

UE to Graduate Largest Class in Over a Decade

Posted: April 29, 2013

The University of Evansville will award 595 degrees to 579 graduating students during the 155th Commencement ceremony, which will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville.

Registration Open for Fourth Annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference

Posted: April 25, 2013

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference, a day of complimentary education, pampering, and camaraderie for women who have served in the United States military.

UE to Host Manual Physical Therapy Residency Program

Posted: April 25, 2013

In partnership with the Ola Grimsby Institute, the University of Evansville is proud to announce that it will host an orthopedic manual physical therapy residency program, beginning this fall.

UE International Student, Cognitive Science Major Wins Scholarship Competition

Posted: April 25, 2013

University of Evansville international student Karolina Toth, a cognitive science major from Budapest, Hungary, has won first prize in the LewerMark Student Insurance “Make Your Mark” scholarship competition.

UE Concrete Canoe Headed to Nationals

Posted: April 22, 2013

For the fourth time in the past five years, the University of Evansville’s Concrete Canoe team has qualified for the American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition, held this year from June 20-22 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

UE Opera to Perform "The Magic Flute" This Weekend

Posted: April 16, 2013

A dragon, an evil queen, a trio of spirits, and love at first sight are just a few of the elements that make up W.A. Mozart’s beloved opera The Magic Flute, which University of Evansville students will perform this weekend.

UE Welcomes Renowned Writer Joyce Carol Oates for Two-Day Symposium

Posted: April 12, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing, with generous support from the Efroymson Family Fund, will host a two-day symposium on April 19-20 dedicated to the life and work of world-renowned author Joyce Carol Oates.

UE Students Attend ICI Lobby Day in Indianapolis

Posted: April 9, 2013

Students from Indiana’s private, non-profit colleges and universities -- including the University of Evansville -- will deliver three messages in person at the State House today:  Sincere thanks for the legislators’ ongoing commitment to state need-based financial aid for students, the urgent need for their continued support of this program, and the critical importance of increasing the number of Hoosiers with bachelor’s degrees to Indiana’s economy.

UE Seniors Win High Honors in Robotics Competitions

Posted: April 9, 2013

Two teams of University of Evansville senior engineering students earned awards at robotics competitions this past weekend. Jordan Stoltz and Eric Whitney, both of Evansville, won first place in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon Hardware Competition in Jacksonville, Florida, while Lucas Phillips of Gentryville, Indiana, and Dan Scheller of Evansville placed second and were the top-finishing collegiate team in the senior division of the Trinity College Fire Fighting Robot Competition in Hartford, Connecticut.

University of Evansville Receives Largest Gift in History

Posted: April 8, 2013

The late Dr. William L. Ridgway has left $39 million to the University of Evansville, establishing the largest single gift ever made to UE from an individual or corporation. The lifetime trustee and retired ophthalmologist now is the largest donor in UE’s 159-year history, with a total of $52.6 million given to the University.

Ethics Lecture to Discuss Religion and the Labor Movement

Posted: April 4, 2013

As part of the University of Evansville’s Ethics Lecture series, Rev. Darren Cushman Wood, senior pastor of North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, will present “What Moves the Labor Movement? The Role of Religion in Workers’ Struggles Past, Present, and Future.”

Cushman Wood will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8 in Eykamp Hall, Room 253 in the Ridgway University Center. His lecture is free and open to the public.

UE to Host Inaugural Tri-State Hesburgh Lecture on Education in America

Posted: April 4, 2013

In collaboration with the Notre Dame Club of the Tri-State, the University of Evansville will host the area’s inaugural Hesburgh Lecture, featuring University of Notre Dame educator and historian Brian S. Collier.

Collier will present “Save Our Schools, Save Our Country, and Save Your Family” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 12 in Eykamp Hall, Room 251 in the Ridgway University Center. His lecture is free and open to the public and will be introduced by University of Evansville President Thomas A. Kazee.

University of Evansville Theatre Receives Grant from the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

Posted: April 3, 2013

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre has received a grant from the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana for 1,200 free tickets for high school students in Vanderburgh County. The Department of Theatre will hold four special morning matinees specifically for high school freshmen studying Romeo and Juliet in English class. The performances are at 9 a.m. in Shanklin Theatre, Apr. 15 through 18.

Labyrinth Expert to Speak Thursday at UE

Posted: April 2, 2013

Labyrinth designer and consultant Robert Ferre, whose portfolio includes two labyrinths in New Harmony, Indiana, will speak this week at the University of Evansville.

Think Outside the Lunch Box Goes Behind the Scenes of UE Theatre’s "Romeo and Juliet"

Posted: April 1, 2013

Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare’s most well-known and accessible plays, but mounting a high-quality Shakespearean production is anything but simple. To tell the tragic tale of star-crossed lovers from feuding families, the University of Evansville’s Department of Theatre enlisted a team of talented actors, vocal coaches, fight directors, costume designers, and many others.

March 2013

Alfred Savia to Present Andiron Lecture on Universal Language of Music

Posted: March 27, 2013

As part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, Alfred Savia, music director and conductor of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, will present “Is Music the Universal Language?”

Public Health Program to Offer Nutrition Emphasis

Posted: March 27, 2013

Students interested in studying public health at the University of Evansville now have the opportunity to specialize in nutrition.

TWICE to Host "Women in Industry" Conference

Posted: March 26, 2013

Tri-State Women in Computing and Engineering (TWICE), in association with the University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, will host a conference next month for Tri-State women working in science, technology, engineering, and math-related fields.

UE's Phil Plisky Featured in National Healthcare Magazine

Posted: March 22, 2013

Phil Plisky, assistant professor of physical therapy, is featured in the March 2013 issue of NEWS-Line, a publication that reaches thousands of healthcare professionals and students nationwide.

Distinguished Professor Jaime Alonso Gomez to Visit UE

Posted: March 21, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Office of Academic Affairs invites the community to a presentation by Jaime Gomez, PhD, distinguished professor of international business at the University of San Diego and professor of international strategy and management at the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Classical Guitar Concert to Feature Jordan Dodson

Posted: March 20, 2013

The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville and the University of Evansville are pleased to present a performance by Jordan Dodson, a classical guitarist based in New York and Philadelphia.

University Choir and Evansville Bach Singers to Pay Tribute to Bach Family

Posted: March 20, 2013

The University of Evansville’s University Choir and the Evansville Bach Singers are proud to perform a concert titled “The Three B’s: Bach, Bach, and Bach,” featuring works by three of the most famous members of the Bach family.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 in Neu Chapel on the UE campus. It is free and open to the public.

History Spring Lecture Welcomes Harlaxton College’s David Green

Posted: March 19, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of History is pleased to announce the annual History Spring Lecture, featuring David Green, lecturer in history and British studies at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus in Grantham, England.

Green will present “The English Empire in the Later Middle Ages” at 4 p.m. this Thursday, March 21. The lecture will be held in Eykamp Hall in the Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. It is free and open to the public.

University of Evansville Breaks Ground on New Townhouse Apartments

Posted: March 18, 2013

The University of Evansville today held a groundbreaking ceremony for new townhouse apartments, which will provide attractive on-campus housing options for approximately 150 upperclassmen.

The kickoff for the $8.5 million project took place at a 10:30 a.m. news conference in the Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge in the Ridgway University Center.

UE Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Posted: March 15, 2013

The University of Evansville has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education. This is the third time that the University has received this national recognition for its dedication to community service.

Spring Break and Lifelong Lessons in Brazil

Posted: March 14, 2013

For seven University of Evansville students, a spring break trip to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil, was equal parts business, fun, personal and professional development.

UE Mourns the Passing of Dr. William L. Ridgway

Posted: March 8, 2013

The University of Evansville is saddened today by the news that Dr. William L. Ridgway, a lifetime trustee and devoted friend to the University, has passed away. Dr. Ridgway passed away this morning at age 92. He is survived by longtime friend Melvin Peterson. Funeral arrangements are pending.

UE Competing in Recycling Challenge

Posted: March 7, 2013

The University of Evansville is competing again this year to see which Southwestern Indiana school can do the best in engaging its students to recycle on-campus waste.

Matt Rowe to Present Andiron Lecture on Historic Evansville Architecture

Posted: March 6, 2013

As part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, Matt Rowe, executive director of the Reitz Home Museum, will present “Architectural Styles of Evansville’s Riverside Historic District.”

Registration Still Open for "The Beauty of Engineering" Workshop, Rescheduled for April 27

Posted: March 5, 2013

Tri-State Women in Computing and Engineering (TWICE) has rescheduled The Beauty of Engineering, a half-day workshop for girls in grades four through eight originally scheduled to take place this Saturday.

February 2013

Jim Schaefer Named Outstanding Educator by Indiana CPA Society

Posted: February 26, 2013

Jim Schaefer, professor of accounting at the University of Evansville, has received the Outstanding Educator Award for 2012 from the Indiana CPA Society.

UE English Professor Publishes New Book of Poems

Posted: February 21, 2013

Arthur Brown, professor of English at the University of Evansville, has published a new book of poems, Duration and the Second Hand, from David Robert Books.

Ken Schmidt to Speak in Indianapolis, Evansville March 14

Posted: February 20, 2013

The Institute for Global Enterprise, part of the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville, will host former Harley-Davidson communications director Ken Schmidt in Indianapolis and Evansville on Thursday, March 14. As part of the Institute Speaker Series, Schmidt will discuss “Going Global: Succeeding in the International Marketplace.”

UE’s Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series to Feature Louisville Artist Douglas Miller

Posted: February 19, 2013

With generous support from the Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, the University of Evansville is pleased to feature Douglas Miller of Louisville, Kentucky, in the new Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series.

Guitar Fest to Feature Local Musicians, UE Alumnus

Posted: February 18, 2013

The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville and the University of Evansville will co-sponsor Guitar Fest, an annual concert that brings together local classical guitarists.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 22 in UE’s Wheeler Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $5 for any student, and free for UE students.

UE Theatre Presents Wendy Wasserstein's "The Heidi Chronicles"

Posted: February 15, 2013

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Heidi Chronicles, opening at 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 15 in Shanklin Theatre.  Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on February 16, 21, 22, and 23 and at 2 p.m. on February 17 and 24.

UE Celebrates 159th Birthday on Founders Day

Posted: February 13, 2013

The University of Evansville will celebrate its 159th birthday on the annual Founders Day, observed this year on Sunday, February 17.

Activist Zach Wahls to Speak at UE

Posted: February 12, 2013

Zach Wahls, a marriage equality advocate best known for his viral YouTube video, will speak at the University of Evansville next week.

Career Survey Reveals 92% Placement Rate for 2012 UE Graduates

Posted: February 11, 2013

A recently completed survey of the University of Evansville’s 2012 graduating class found that 92 percent are employed or in graduate school.

Member of Parliament, Wesley's Chapel Minister to Speak in UE Lecture Series

Posted: February 6, 2013

The University of Evansville’s first Think Outside the Lunch Box Faculty Speaker Series event of 2013 will feature a moderated conversation between UE Chaplain Tammy Gieselman and the Rev. Dr. Leslie Griffiths, the Lord of Pembrey and Burry Port, England.

Business Recognition Awards to Honor G. Michael Schopmeyer, Berry Plastics

Posted: February 5, 2013

This week, the University of Evansville’s chapter of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity will present its annual Business Recognition Awards to local attorney G. Michael Schopmeyer and Berry Plastics Corporation.

UE Music to Host Second Annual Swing Dance Fundraiser

Posted: February 4, 2013

The University of Evansville Music Management Association (UEMMA) will hold its second annual Swing Dance Fundraiser from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, February 13 at the Old Courthouse in Downtown Evansville.

January 2013

February's First Tuesday Concert to Feature "The Music of New York"

Posted: January 29, 2013

The University of Evansville Department of Music will pay tribute to the Big Apple in next month’s installment of the First Tuesday Concert Series, titled “The Music of New York.”

UE Wins Local Community Service Award

Posted: January 29, 2013

The University of Evansville has received the annual Community Service Award, presented by the Southwestern Indiana chapter of the Project Management Institute.

Nationally Renowned Analyst to Present Free, Public Talk at UE

Posted: January 24, 2013

Hilliard Lyons’ John Roberts, who has been named one of the nation’s leading analysts by The Wall Street Journal and Forbes, will speak at 4 p.m. Monday, January 28 in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170) in the University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building. His presentation, “Life as an Analyst and 2013 Market Outlook,” is free and open to the public.

Classical Guitar Society Concert to Feature Daniel Bolshoy of Canada

Posted: January 22, 2013

The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville and the University of Evansville are pleased to present a performance by classical guitarist Daniel Bolshoy of Montreal, Canada, who will perform works by Eduardo Sainz de la Maza, Michael Karmon, Augustin Barrios Mangore, and Sergio Assad.

Music Ensembles Invited to Perform at Statewide Convention

Posted: January 15, 2013

The University of Evansville’s University Choir and Wind Ensemble are among a select group of collegiate ensembles invited to perform at the Indiana Music Educators’ Association annual convention in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

UE to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: January 14, 2013

The University of Evansville will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21 with a daylong series of events – including a re-enactment of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., the William G. and Rose M. Mays Martin Luther King Jr. Lectureship, and a viewing of the 57th presidential inauguration.

Local Artists' Global Experiences Showcased in Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: January 10, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of Art is proud to present “Global Experiences,” an exhibition featuring the work of three local artists: paintings by Cedric Hustace, photographs by Jim McKinney, and ceramics by David Rodenberg.

December 2012

Wesley Milner Named UE's Exemplary Teacher for 2012

Posted: December 12, 2012

Wesley Milner has received this year’s Exemplary Teacher Award. He currently serves as director of the University’s international studies program, chair of the Department of Law, Politics and Society, and the Austin S. Igleheart Endowed Chair in Political Science.

UE Social Media Fundraising Campaign Wins Regional Award

Posted: December 11, 2012

The University of Evansville has received a regional award from CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, for its innovative approaches to fundraising.

Wesley Milner Named Executive Director of International Programs

Posted: December 11, 2012

Wesley Milner has been named the University of Evansville’s first executive director of international programs.

96 Students to Receive Degrees at Winter Commencement

Posted: December 10, 2012

The University of Evansville will award 101 degrees to 96 students during the Winter Commencement ceremony at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12 in the UE Student Fitness Center.

November 2012

UE Graduate Develops New Archaeology Game App

Posted: November 29, 2012

What can you do with a degree in archaeology? For University of Evansville alumni, the answers include working in fields as diverse as historic preservation, museum curatorship, and academia — and now, video game production.

Donald Jones Named UE's First Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Posted: November 29, 2012

The University of Evansville is pleased to announce the hiring of Donald L. Jones, an alumnus and former adjunct faculty member, as the University’s first vice president for marketing and communications.

UE's Matthew Knoester Publishes New Book on Democratic Education

Posted: November 28, 2012

Matthew Knoester, assistant professor of education at the University of Evansville, has published a new book, Democratic Education in Practice: Inside the Mission Hill School.

Department of Music to Host Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Posted: November 28, 2012

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville will host its 33rd annual Holiday Pops concert next week. This festive celebration of the holiday season will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 at the Victory Theatre in downtown Evansville. The concert is free and open to the public.

December's Think Outside the Lunch Box to Discuss "18 Ways to Make a Baby"

Posted: November 27, 2012

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 147,260 fertility treatments took place across the United States in 2010, and more than one percent of all infants born in the U.S. are conceived using assisted reproductive technology. While such treatments have given hope to couples struggling with infertility, they also have raised many ethical questions and concerns.

Campus Christmas Celebration Begins with Candlelight Vespers Service

Posted: November 26, 2012

To observe the beginning of Advent, the Christian season leading up to Christmas Day, all are welcome to attend the University of Evansville’s annual Candlelight Vespers service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 29 in Neu Chapel.

Senior Nursing Students Present "I'm Healthy and I Know It!" Health Promotion Project

Posted: November 14, 2012

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 80 percent of adolescents are in excellent or very good health – but 18 percent are obese, 9 percent smoked cigarettes in the last month, and most do not meet recommendations for consuming fruit, vegetables, and whole grains.

Nutrition, fitness, and health risk factors are just a few of the topics about which 21 University of Evansville nursing students are striving to educate local teenagers as part of the annual senior nursing project.

Shane Davidson Named UE Vice President for Enrollment Services

Posted: November 13, 2012

The University of Evansville is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Shane Davidson as the new vice president for enrollment services.

UE Named One of the Nation's Top Study Abroad Programs

Posted: November 12, 2012

The nation’s leading voice on educational and cultural exchange has again named the University of Evansville among America’s top study abroad programs.

UE Celebrates International Education Week November 12-16

Posted: November 9, 2012

From November 12-16, the University of Evansville will celebrate its sixth annual International Education Week. This series of events, observed by educational institutions around the world, promotes the benefits of international education and cultural exchange.

Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series Welcomes New York Artist Thomas Dang Vu

Posted: November 7, 2012

With generous support from the Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, the University of Evansville is pleased to welcome Thomas Dang Vu, a Vietnamese-American artist and New York City resident, as the first speaker in the new Emerging Contemporary Artists Lecture Series.

Luciano Floridi to Deliver UE's Crick and Ethics Lectures

Posted: November 6, 2012

Luciano Floridi, professor of philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire in England, will travel to Evansville this month to present two free, public lectures at the University of Evansville.

Snyder Concert & Lecture Series Welcomes Archaeologist David Ilan

Posted: November 5, 2012

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that David Ilan, director of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology at Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem, will be the next speaker in the 2012-13 Patricia H. Snyder Concert & Lecture Series.

French Instructor Cathy Fraley Wins Statewide Teaching Award

Posted: November 5, 2012

Cathy Fraley, instructor of French at the University of Evansville, was named the collegiate-level Teacher of the Year for 2012 by the Indiana chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French.

University of Evansville and Fifth Third Bank to Unveil New Basketball Practice Facility

Posted: November 1, 2012

Tomorrow, the University of Evansville and Fifth Third Bank will host a dedication ceremony for the new Fifth Third Bank Basketball Practice Facility.

UE VETS Wins Top Honors Among Indiana Student Veteran Organizations

Posted: November 1, 2012

Against stiff competition from student veteran organizations around Indiana, UE VETS from the University of Evansville today was named the winner of the SVO Hall of Fame Competition, held October 27 in Indianapolis and sponsored by the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI).

October 2012

James MacLeod to Present November Andiron Lecture

Posted: October 30, 2012

Next week, as part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, James MacLeod, professor of history, will present “To the Greater Glory of God: Religion and Memorialization in 1920s Scotland.”

November's First Tuesday Concert to Feature "Frankenstein!!"

Posted: October 29, 2012

In a nod to Halloween, the University of Evansville Department of Music will perform Heinz Karl Gruber’s Frankenstein!! for next month’s installment of the First Tuesday Concert Series.

Indiana Civil Liberties Union Executive Director to Speak at UE

Posted: October 25, 2012

Jane Henegar, executive director of the Indiana Civil Liberties Union, will speak on campus next week in a presentation sponsored by the University of Evansville’s Department of Philosophy and Religion.

November's Think Outside the Lunch Box to Discuss Upcoming Elections

Posted: October 25, 2012

Less than a week before Election Day, community members will have the opportunity to spend their lunch break with two local political experts. November’s Think Outside the Lunch Box Faculty Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Evansville, will feature an election preview by UE president and political scientist Thomas A. Kazee and UE associate professor of political science Robert L. Dion.

UE's Anthony Beavers Wins World Technology Award in Ethics

Posted: October 25, 2012

Anthony Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of cognitive science at the University of Evansville, received the 2012 World Technology Award in Ethics Tuesday night at a ceremony at New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza.

UE's Anthony Beavers Named Finalist for World Technology Award in Ethics

Posted: October 23, 2012

Anthony Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of cognitive science at the University of Evansville, is one of five finalists nominated for the World Technology Award in Ethics, which will be presented tonight at the World Technology Summit in New York City.

UE Students Win Inventive Problem Solving Competition

Posted: October 23, 2012

A UE inter-disciplinary team of five students brought home first place honors in the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) “Innovation Encounter” competition held on October 19-20, 2012 in Southfield, Michigan.   The UE team included students from engineering, nursing and business.  

UE to Host Free Screening of Political Documentary “Electoral Dysfunction”

Posted: October 23, 2012

After playing to enthusiastic crowds at the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the nonpartisan political documentary “Electoral Dysfunction” is coming to the University of Evansville — along with film producer/director/writer David Deschamps and one of the film’s principal subjects, Democrat Mike Marshall from North Vernon, Indiana.

UE VETS Selected for Statewide Competition of Student Veteran Organizations

Posted: October 22, 2012

UE VETS, the University of Evansville’s student organization for military veterans, current service members, and their families, has been named one of the top student veteran organizations in Indiana and invited to participate in the statewide Student Veterans’ Organization (SVO) Hall of Fame Competition.

UE Alumnus Guy Banta to Discuss Aerospace Medicine in Homecoming Speech

Posted: October 19, 2012

Guy Banta, a 1973 University of Evansville graduate and expert on aerospace medicine and human performance, will return to his alma mater to deliver the fifth annual Homecoming alumni speech during Homecoming 2012 Reunion Weekend.

National Comedy Tour “Operation Comedy” Coming to UE

Posted: October 19, 2012

With the goal of supporting military veterans while getting laughs out of a local audience, the nationally touring comedy show Operation Comedy will come to the University of Evansville next month.

Department of Religious Life Announces Fall Interfaith Initiatives

Posted: October 18, 2012

The University of Evansville’s Department of Religious Life has announced several free, public events related to interfaith dialogue.  

UE Students Invited to Participate in Global Work Seminar

Posted: October 12, 2012

The Tri-State World Trade Network (TSWTN), a program supported by The Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana, in conjunction with the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville, will hold an event, “Preparing Students for Global Work,” on Thursday, October 18, in USI’s Carter Hall. The event will help students prepare for employment with global companies by looking at what it’s like to live abroad and the key qualities to successfully working in a global marketplace. Information will also be provided on internships available with global companies.

National Symphony Orchestra Violinist Featured in UE Guest Recital

Posted: October 11, 2012

Violinist Joel Fuller, a member of the Washington, D.C.-based National Symphony Orchestra, will perform a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 24 in the University of Evansville’s Wheeler Concert Hall.

UE Math Professors Awarded $600,000 National Science Foundation Grant

Posted: October 10, 2012

Dave Dwyer and Mark Gruenwald, professors of mathematics at the University of Evansville, have been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

UE Awarded Top GreenOVATION Honors for Third Consecutive Year

Posted: October 10, 2012

For the third year in a row, the University of Evansville has received an Excellence Award, the top honor in the local GreenOVATION Awards for beautiful and sustainable businesses.

Fiddick Memorial Lecture to Discuss "Lincoln and the Navy in the Civil War"

Posted: October 8, 2012

The University of Evansville’s Department of History is pleased to welcome Craig L. Symonds, PhD, for the annual Thomas C. Fiddick Memorial Lecture.

Classical Guitar Concert to Feature UE Alumni Quartet

Posted: October 3, 2012

Next weekend, four University of Evansville alumni — all classical guitarists and former students of UE assistant professor of music Renato Butturi — will travel from as far away as Las Vegas to perform a reunion concert at UE.

September 2012

October's Think Outside the Lunch Box to Discuss "The Flu and You: What to Know and How to Prepare"

Posted: September 28, 2012

In 2009, when the H1N1 pandemic swept across the globe, the event dominated news headlines, and public health authorities urged Americans to get vaccinated against the virus. While the flu receives much less attention in a typical year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that up to one in five Americans contract the flu each year, and more than 200,000 are hospitalized for flu-related complications.

University of Evansville Claims MVC Academic Award for the First Time

Posted: September 27, 2012

The University of Evansville has been recognized as the recipient of the 2011-12 Missouri Valley Conference All-Academic Award, which is given to the school whose student-athletes post the highest cumulative GPA.

Sheryl WuDunn, Co-Author of Half the Sky, to Speak at UE Tonight

Posted: September 27, 2012

Tonight, Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, will kick off the 2012-13 Patricia H. Snyder Concert & Lecture Series.

UE Alumnus Jack Schriber to Present Andiron Lecture on Communication

Posted: September 26, 2012

As part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, alumnus Jack Schriber will present “Communication: It Seems So Easy, So Second Nature…Think Again!” Schriber will speak at 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 3 in Eykamp Hall (Room 252), Ridgway University Center. His lecture is free and open to the public.

October's First Tuesday Concert at UE to Celebrate Evansville's Bicentennial

Posted: September 25, 2012

On Tuesday, October 2, the University of Evansville Department of Music will present a concert in honor of the City of Evansville’s Bicentennial, featuring the world premiere of a new work composed for the occasion. The concert, part of the First Tuesday Concert Series, will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Neu Chapel and is free and open to the public.

OPTIONS Program Receives $30,000 Grant from Alcoa Foundation

Posted: September 24, 2012

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that it has received a $30,000 grant from the Alcoa Foundation in support of OPTIONS, a summer program that introduces middle and high school students to the vast career possibilities in engineering and computer science.

Carol Dallinger Celebrates 40 Years at UE with Faculty Recital

Posted: September 19, 2012

In celebration of her 40th year with the University of Evansville Department of Music, violinist Carol Dallinger will hold a faculty recital featuring two of her former students, now professional performers and music educators.

President Kazee to Appear on Statewide TV

Posted: September 19, 2012

President Kazee will be a special guest on Inside INdiana Business in broadcasts that will air throughout the state beginning Friday and running through Sunday. He will be interviewed by program host Gerry Dick, one of the co-founders of this powerful source for Indiana business news. A list of stations and times for the weekly broadcast is available at  www.insideindianabusiness.com/listings.asp?action=TV.

Creative Writing Coffee Hour Welcomes George Singleton

Posted: September 18, 2012

On Thursday, September 20, the University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing will feature fiction writer and teacher George Singleton in its Coffee Hour series, which brings celebrated writers to campus for afternoon readings of their published works.

UE Again Named One of the Nation's Most Military Friendly Schools

Posted: September 17, 2012

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Evansville has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, a national media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

UE Named a Top 10 Midwest University by U.S. News & World Report

Posted: September 12, 2012

U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Evansville one of the top 10 regional universities in the Midwest – and one of the region’s best values – in its annual Best Colleges rankings.

UE to Offer Review Course for Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Posted: September 5, 2012

Beginning this fall, the University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science will offer a review course for those preparing to take the 2013 Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

"Jerry Baum: A British Experience" Opens September 10 in Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: September 3, 2012

The University of Evansville Friends of Art are proud to present “Jerry Baum: A British Experience,” featuring original watercolors by a popular Southwest Indiana artist. The exhibit will run from September 10-November 9 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery, located on the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach avenues.

August 2012

Diana Rodríguez Quevedo to Present Andiron Lecture on Colombian Music

Posted: August 31, 2012

As part of the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture Series in the liberal arts and sciences, Diana Rodríguez Quevedo, assistant professor of Spanish, will present “Skipping Beats: The Impact of the Illegal Drug Trade on Colombian Music.”

Physical Therapy Faculty Members Publish Study on Military Injury Risk

Posted: August 30, 2012

Drs. Kyle Kiesel and Phil Plisky, faculty members in the University of Evansville’s Department of Physical Therapy, are among the authors of a new study that examines injury risk identification and intervention in U.S. military members. 

Calvin Klein to Speak in Indianapolis, Evansville October 24

Posted: August 29, 2012

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana, part of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration at the University of Evansville, is pleased to announce event details for Calvin Klein’s appearances in Indianapolis and Evansville on Wednesday, October 24. As part of the Institute Speaker Series, Klein will discuss “Lessons from the Runway to Success: Leadership and Building a Global Brand.”

Crisis Communication Expert and UE Alumnus to Speak on Campus September 25

Posted: August 28, 2012

This fall, the University of Evansville’s Department of Communication will welcome an alumnus and internationally recognized crisis communication expert to campus for a free, public lecture.

UE Department of Music Announces 2012-13 First Tuesday Concert Series

Posted: August 24, 2012

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville is proud to announce its 2012-13 performances in the First Tuesday Concert Series.

Snyder Lecture Series Welcomes "Half the Sky" Co-Author Sheryl WuDunn

Posted: August 22, 2012

The University of Evansville is proud to announce that Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, will be the first speaker in the 2012-13 Patricia H. Snyder Concert & Lecture Series.

UE Named Best in the Midwest by The Princeton Review

Posted: August 20, 2012

The University of Evansville is one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to education services company The Princeton Review. UE is one of 153 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Midwest” section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted today on PrincetonReview.com. 

Students Take Part in Freshman Service Project

Posted: August 20, 2012

Sporting bright purple T-shirts, members of the entering class of 2012 fanned out across Evansville this morning to take part in the annual Freshman Service Project.

University of Evansville Announces Tuition Freeze and Four-Year Price Guarantee

Posted: August 16, 2012

The University of Evansville today announced that it is implementing an immediate freeze on undergraduate tuition. For incoming students who arrive in Fall 2013, tuition is guaranteed to remain fixed at its current level for four years. Tuition for returning students will be locked in until those students have completed four years at the University. 

Stevenson, Mohn Named 2012 Berger Award Winners

Posted: August 14, 2012

Margaret C. Stevenson and Mary C. Mohn have been named the winners of the 2012 Sydney and Sadelle Berger Awards, presented each year to members of the University of Evansville faculty who demonstrate exceptional scholarly activity and service.

UE Announces 2012-13 Andiron Lectures

Posted: August 9, 2012

The University of Evansville’s College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2012-13 schedule of Andiron Lectures in the liberal arts and sciences.

July 2012

UE Students Headed to Mongolia for Business, Engineering Projects

Posted: July 31, 2012

Eight University of Evansville students will spend their last days of summer break halfway across the world, participating in business and engineering projects in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana Announces 2012-13 Speaker Series

Posted: July 26, 2012

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana, part of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration at the University of Evansville, is proud to announce the 2012-13 Institute Speaker Series, sponsored by Old National Bank.

David Bothast Named Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Posted: July 24, 2012

David Bothast has been hired as director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of Evansville. Bothast also serves as an adjunct instructor in UE’s Master of Science in Public Service Administration program, and he comes to UE from the Goodwill Family Center, where he served as director for the last two years.

Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana Hires Director of Program Development

Posted: July 18, 2012

Katie Ciccarelli has been hired as director of program development for the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana, part of the University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration.

Come See UE During Indiana Private College Week

Posted: July 17, 2012

It’s official: Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has proclaimed July 23-27, 2012, as Indiana Private College Week. Next week, the University of Evansville will join 30 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state in opening its doors to prospective students and their families.

Student Writers of Indiana Awarded Indiana Arts Commission Grant

Posted: July 12, 2012

Student Writers of Indiana, a program in the University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing, has received a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.

UE's Jennie Ebeling Awarded Research Fellowship in Jordan

Posted: July 11, 2012

Jennie Ebeling, associate professor of archaeology in the University of Evansville’s Department of Archaeology and Art History, has been awarded a four-month post-doctoral research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

June 2012

Clifford Circle Ceremony Honors UE’s $1 Million Donors

Posted: June 28, 2012

The University of Evansville recently honored 49 individuals, foundations, and organizations that have shaped UE’s identity by giving a collective $135.2 million to the University over their lifetimes. These donors were inducted into UE’s new Clifford Circle, which recognizes and thanks donors who have given a cumulative $1 million to the University.

Members of UE Community Honored by Arts Council

Posted: June 27, 2012

This morning, several members of the University of Evansville family received recognition for their significant contributions to the arts in a seven-county region of Indiana.

UE English Professor Publishes New Book on Ernest Hemingway

Posted: June 20, 2012

Mark Cirino, assistant professor of English at the University of Evansville, has published a new book, Ernest Hemingway: Thought in Action, from the University of Wisconsin Press.

Concrete Canoe Team Earns Record Finish at Nationals

Posted: June 18, 2012

Despite unexpected challenges, such as a canoe that cracked in half, the University of Evansville’s Concrete Canoe team earned 12th place overall in the American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition — the team’s second highest finish in its 12-year history.

UE Theatre Announces 2012-13 Season

Posted: June 17, 2012

The University of Evansville Theatre’s 2012–2013 season features two exciting works by Pulitzer Prize-finalist female playwrights, a Tony Award-winning musical, and one of Shakespeare’s most beloved tragedies. All four productions are slated for Shanklin Theatre, featuring a completely renovated theatre lobby, on the University of Evansville campus.

Concrete Canoe Team Departs for Nationals

Posted: June 8, 2012

This Sunday, 17 UE civil engineering majors will hit the road to Reno, Nevada, where they will compete in the 25th Annual American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition. The competition will take place June 14-16 at the University of Nevada, Reno.