News Archive

October 2018

A Statement from the University of Evansville Regarding WUEV

Posted: October 19, 2018

While there is still no official agreement in place to sell UE’s radio station, WUEV, we want to address the conversation about WUEV and what our students can expect to prepare them for a future in communications.

UE Guarantees $20,000 Scholarship for Students Who Complete the EVSC Medical Professions Academy

Posted: October 17, 2018

The University of Evansville and the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation’s Medical Professions Academy (MPA) have partnered for a new initiative to provide scholarships to MPA students, as well as integrate UE faculty and resources into the MPA program.  The partnership also will help increase the pool of qualified medical professionals in the area.

Petrosillo publishes journal article

Posted: October 16, 2018

Sara Petrosillo, University of Evansville assistant professor of English, recently published the article, "Flying, Hunting, Reading: Rethinking Falcon-Woman Comparisons" in a special issue on "Species and Gender" in the peer-reviewed journal Medieval Feminist Forum, vol. 54, no. 1, 2018, pp. 9-33.

French Sociologist Gérôme Truc to Speak at UE about 2015 Paris Terrorist Attacks

Posted: October 16, 2018

French sociologist and author Gérôme Truc will speak at the University of Evansville on Thursday, October 25. His topic will be “Paris in Shock: The Social Response to the 2015 Terrorist Attacks." The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, in Ridgway University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

UE Theatre Opens Shanklin Theatre Season with Rock Musical "Spring Awakening"

Posted: October 12, 2018

The University of Evansville Theatre presents Spring Awakening, book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik. This 2007 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, book and lyrics by Evansville native Steven Sater, is based on Frank Wedekind’s play by the same name.

Faith in Public Life: Interfaith goes to the Voting Booth panel discussion

Posted: October 11, 2018

A panel discussion, Faith in Public Life: Interfaith goes to the Voting Booth, will take place at the University of Evansville on Monday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. in Neu Chapel. Moderator for the evening is Robert Dion, PhD, department chair of Law, Politics, and Society. This event is free and open to the public..

UE Opera presents "Coffee Cantata" and "Riders to the Sea"

Posted: October 11, 2018

The Schmidt Opera Series at the University of Evansville returns Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., in Wheeler Concert Hall with a double bill of Bach and Vaughan Williams.

Robert Dion interviewed by Radio Canada about Brett Kavanaugh

Posted: October 10, 2018

Last week’s Senate vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next associate justice of the Supreme Court attracted loads of national and international media attention, including from our neighbors to the north. Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was the subject of a lengthy live interview in French on a national radio broadcast Sunday morning

Ian Manuel to speak at UE on October 22

Posted: October 5, 2018

Ian Manuel will speak at the University of Evansville on Monday, October 22. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall room 251 within Ridgway University Center. Manuel will be discussing his experience of being sentenced to life imprisonment as a juvenile and his eventual release through the help of his victim turned advocate and the Equal Justice Initiative.

UE’s Annual Chili Bowl Sale planned for October 25

Posted: October 5, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Clay Club will present its annual Chili Bowl Sale on Thursday, October 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The event will be outside Hughes Hall, near the East Terrace Lawn across from Ridgway University Center. The rain location is Eykamp Hall, Room 253, and the Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge in Ridgway University Center.

Yale University Historian to Deliver Fiddick Lecture on Second Great War, 1917-1923

Posted: October 5, 2018

Jay Winter, the Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, will be the speaker for the University of Evansville’s 17th annual Thomas C. Fiddick Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 26. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center. The event, hosted by UE’s Department of History, is free and open to the public.

Ace Race Planned to Benefit UE’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

Posted: October 5, 2018

Ace Race, a 5K run benefiting Ace CARE, the University of Evansville’s pro bono physical therapy clinic, is planned for Saturday, October 27, at 9:00 a.m. on UE’s campus. This year’s Ace Race is Halloween themed, so wear your costumes! The event includes a dog station with treats, music, food, and prizes. The event is open to the public and is part of the University’s homecoming celebration.

September 2018

UE to host Family of Henrietta Lacks for presentation and Q&A session

Posted: September 27, 2018

The Lacks family will be guests of the University of Evansville’s Honors Program on Monday, October 29 for a presentation and question and answer session in connection with The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the bestseller written by Rebecca Skloot about their matriarch, Henrietta Lacks. 

UE Shepard Brass performs at Moores Hill

Posted: September 27, 2018

The UE Shepard Brass performed in Carnegie Hall in Moores Hill, Indiana, on Saturday, September 22 for Moores Hill’s Bicentennial Celebration. UE was invited to participate in the celebration because of the University's connection to the town. Moores Hill College was moved to Evansville in 1919 and became Evansville College, and then later was renamed the University of Evansville.. 

UE's Schroeder School of Business Ranked Number 3 in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Posted: September 21, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Schroeder School of Business has elevated its ranking to number three nationally among small private universities by the 2019 U.S. News & World Report.

UE Recognized for Affordability, Student Benefits, and Innovation on Several Top College Lists

Posted: September 20, 2018

The University of Evansville was recently named to several top university rankings, including those by Princeton Review, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and Money. These commendations are in addition to those from U.S. News & World Report earlier this month.

Author Kelly Sundberg to Speak at UE’s Creative Writing Coffee Hour

Posted: September 17, 2018

Author Kelly Sundberg will read from her work at the University of Evansville Creative Writing Department’s Coffee Hour on September 28. The reading will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery at UE. Sundberg will be reading from her memoir, Goodbye, Sweet Girl, which was published in June 2018. This event is free and open to the public.

Free Yoga and Meditation Event Planned at the University of Evansville

Posted: September 14, 2018

“Self-care Mindfulness: Yoga and Meditation,” an event to promote mental health awareness and teach meditation and yoga, is planned for Thursday, September 20 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. outside Ridgway University Center on the University of Evansville campus. The rain location is the University’s Fitness Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Robert Dion helps prepare report on voting rights in Indiana

Posted: September 12, 2018

Robert Dion, department chair for Law, Politics, and Society at the University of Evansville, recently participated in the preparation of a report on the status of voting rights in the state of Indiana. That report will be formally presented on Wednesday, September 12, at a meeting of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, D.C.

UE Starts New Academic Year with Strong Enrollment

Posted: September 11, 2018

The University of Evansville starts the 2018-19 academic year with an outstanding freshman class representing a 13 percent increase over last year. New Evansville Aces will join a full-time student body of 2,443.

CAIR Civil Rights Attorney to Speak at UE’s Constitution Day Lecture

Posted: September 11, 2018

Carolyn Homer, a civil rights attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), will be the guest speaker for this year’s Constitution Day lecture at the University of Evansville. The lecture is planned for Thursday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170) in the Schroeder School of Business Building. Admission to the lecture, which is part of UE’s annual observance of Constitution Day, is free and open to the public.

Clare Mathes to Speak at UE’s Crick Lecture in September

Posted: September 11, 2018

Clare Mathes, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baldwin Wallace University, will be the guest speaker for the University of Evansville’s annual Fall Crick Lecture in the Cognitive and Neural Sciences. The lecture is set for September 20 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 100 (Vectren Lecture Hall) in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science. This event is free and open to the public.

UE Ranked Number 7 Best College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report

Posted: September 10, 2018

The University of Evansville has been named seventh best college in the Midwest in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings. UE has risen two spots in this year’s overall ranking, and was again named as one of the top 10 value colleges in the Midwest.

Strobel at the Evansville Museum

Posted: September 10, 2018

Heidi Strobel, University of Evansville professor of art history and curator of the Peters-Margedant House, is guest essayist for the exhibition “Art Into Life: A Centenary Celebration of the Work of Nanene Queen Engle (1918-2007).” 

UE's Mark Valenzuela Breaks World Record for Tallest Tower of Tortillas at UE ChangeFest 2018

Posted: September 8, 2018

UE’s Mark Valenzuela broke the world record for stacking the tallest tower of tortillas on Friday, September 7 during UE Changefest 2018. He not only broke the existing record of 68 centimeters, but went on to set a new record of 75 centimeters before his tower fell. 

Ralph Larmann receives Best of Show Award

Posted: September 7, 2018

University of Evansville professor of art Ralph Larmann received the Best of Show Award for his painting Suspension Valley at the Jasper Community Arts 25th Annual Juried Art Exhibition in the Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center.

UE professor David Murphy interviewed by Eyewitness News

Posted: September 6, 2018

University of Evansville professor David Murphy was recently  interviewed by Eyewitness News about a recent economic study on Indiana's economy. Murphy noted that while the report touched on real problems, there are also many reasons to be optimistic about Indiana's economy.

Trailblazing Astronaut Eileen Collins to Speak at UE’s Snyder Lecture on October 17

Posted: September 3, 2018

Trailblazing astronaut Eileen Collins, the first woman to pilot and command an American spacecraft, will be the guest speaker for the University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Lecture in October. The lecture is planned for Wednesday, October 17, at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center, on UE’s campus. The event is free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of the Snyder family.

August 2018

UE Andiron Lecture Series for 2018-19 Announced

Posted: August 30, 2018

The University of Evansville’s annual Andiron Lecture Series for 2018-19 begins at 4:00 p.m., on September 5 in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. Rachael McGill will be discussing “Poisoned Candy and Peace on Earth: How History Shapes American Holiday Culture.” These lectures are free and open to the public.

UE’s ACE³ Program Named Finalist in National Competition

Posted: August 30, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Access to Capital and Expertise for Emerging Entrepreneurs (ACE³) program has been selected as a Pioneer (finalist) in the Unlocking ₵hange Challenge: Innovations for Financial Wellbeing, Resilience, and Freedom. This nationwide competition seeks to find and support leading social entrepreneurs and innovators across the country.

UE Offers Review Course for Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Posted: August 29, 2018

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced dates for the annual review and preparation course for those planning to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

Trockman receives top undergraduate prize in student research competition

Posted: August 28, 2018

Asher Trockman, an undergraduate in computer science at the University of Evansville, received this year’s top undergraduate prize in the Student Research Competition at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Shelby presents megachurch research at the annual ASR meeting

Posted: August 28, 2018

Rob Shelby, University of Evansville  assistant professor of sociology, presented a paper titled Isomorphic Effects among Modern Megachurches in the U.S. at the annual meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion in Philadelphia. Shelby also convened a session on “Clergy Exit and Work.”

Strobel completes fellowship at Yale Center for British Art

Posted: August 28, 2018

University of Evansville rofessor of art history Heidi Strobel has completed a visiting scholar fellowship at the Yale Center for British Art. While there, she worked on her manuscript "The Art of Mary Linwood: Embroidery and Cultural Agency in Late Georgian Britain," which will be published by Bloomsbury in 2019. 

UE MSAT Program Adds New Clinical Immersive Experiences

Posted: August 27, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Program has added two new opportunities to the already extensive immersive experiences that it offers its students. Those in the program can now also experience a clinical rotation with Vanderbilt University athletic teams and F. C. Dallas, Major League Soccer team.

Mousa presents at American Accounting Association Annual Conference

Posted: August 24, 2018

Rania Mousa, University of Evansville associate professor of accounting, has presented a new pedagogical approach to demonstrate the use of XBRL technology in filing annual financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (mandated since 2009). 

Art exhibit featuring local artists on display in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: August 22, 2018

“Complementary Colors,” an exhibit by Evansville, Indiana, artists Connie Bell, Nikki Pritchett, and Jan Rhea Unfried will be on display at the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from September 4-October 20. On Thursday, September 6, there will be a reception at 6:30 p.m. for the artists, whose work can be found in homes and businesses across the US and beyond. These events are free and open to the public.

Yazdanparast serves as track chair and presenter for 2018 AMA Summer Educators' Conference

Posted: August 22, 2018

Atefeh Yazdanparast, University of Evansville associate professor of marketing, served as a track chair for the higher education and marketing track at the 2018 AMA Summer Conference recently held in Boston. 

Department of Theatre chair Eric Renschler named Arts Educator of the Year

Posted: August 21, 2018

University of Evansville Department of Theatre chair Eric Renschler was named the 2018 Arts Educator of the Year at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana's Mayor's Arts Awards, on August 16.

UE professor emeritus Lowell Weller has passed away

Posted: August 21, 2018

University of Evansville professor emeritus Lowell E. Weller, 95, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, August 15, at St. Vincent Hospital.

Chemistry department presents at Eli Lilly and Company

Posted: August 21, 2018

Roslyn Lampkins, University of Evansville assistant professor of chemistry, and rising UE sophomore Phil Wittel presented a poster of their research titled “Purine Scaffolds Toward a New Class of Antibacterial Agents Against Gram-Negative Drug Resistant Bacteria” at the recent 2018 Lilly Undergraduate Research Symposium. UE rising sophomore Timmy Miller was a co-author on this poster.

UE Recycling Receives New Battery Operated Golf Cart

Posted: August 20, 2018

The battery operated golf cart proposed as the winning submission to the inaugural Environmental Sustainability Challenge in Spring 2018 is now on campus and in use by UE Recycling

Stevenson co-edits and publishes book on issues facing criminal juries

Posted: August 20, 2018

Maggie Stevenson, University of Evansville associate professor of psychology, and Cynthia Najdowski, assistant professor at the University at Albany, have co-edited and published a book titled Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: Psychological Science and the Law. The book is part of the American Psychology-Law Society Series and was published by Oxford University Press. 

Becker elected to Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Board of Directors

Posted: August 20, 2018

Lora Becker, professor of psychology at the University of Evansville, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Biology professor and student present research

Posted: August 20, 2018

Katie Aldred ’09, University of Evansville assistant professor of biology, and Remi Hoerr, senior biology major, recently attended and presented their research at the Gordon Research Seminar on DNA Topoisomerases in Biology and Medicine. 

DeVault, Kassenbrock, and Swenty honored for 25-years of service to UE

Posted: August 17, 2018

Each fall, The University of Evansville honors those who have given 25-years of service to the institution. This year three people were recognized: Sylvia Devault, Debbie Kassenbrock, and Brian Swenty.

University of Evansville Announces Berger Awards for 2018

Posted: August 14, 2018

University of Evansville professors Laura Dwyer and Robert Dion were honored recently with the 2018 Sydney and Sadelle Berger Awards for Scholarly Activity and Service. They were presented with the awards by Charlie Berger during UE’s Fall Conference.

Baines gives lecture in New Harmony

Posted: August 10, 2018

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a lecture at the Working Men's Institute Museum and Library in New Harmony on August 7. The lecture was organized by the Friends of the Working Men's Institute and was titled "Finnegans Wake: How to Read."

Stone Family Center for Health Sciences Dedicated at August 9 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Posted: August 9, 2018

The Stone Family Center for Health Sciences was dedicated today followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new facility. 

UEVETS receive 2018 Diversity and Inclusion at Work Award

Posted: August 7, 2018

The University of Evansville student group UEVETS received the University's Diversity and Inclusion at Work Award during UE's 2018 Annual Leadership Award ceremony in the spring. 

Yazdanparast speaks at the 2018 Digital Summit

Posted: August 6, 2018

Atefeh Yazdanparast, University of Evansville associate professor of marketing, was a speaker at the 2018 Digital Summit Virtual Conference organized by Stukent.

Roscoe serves as facilitator for PAEA program directors workshop

Posted: August 6, 2018

Michael Roscoe, University of Evansville PA department chair/program director and IAPA president-elect, recently served as a facilitator/faculty for PAEA’s Program Directors 101 Workshop.

Randy Scherer to Speak at UE’s Dr. Guy Banta Distinguished Lecture Series

Posted: August 6, 2018

The University of Evansville’s annual Dr. Guy Banta Distinguished Lecture Series is set for Friday, October 26, at 3:00 p.m. in Room 100 (Vectren Lecture Hall) in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science. This event is free and open to the public.

Art Exhibit Featuring Local Artists on Display in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: August 6, 2018

Complementary Colors,” an exhibit by Evansville, Indiana, artists Connie Bell, Nikki Pritchett, and Jan Rhea Unfried will be on display at the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from September 4-October 20.

David Unger publishes journal article

Posted: August 3, 2018

David J. Unger, University of Evansville professor of mechanical and civil engineering, recently published the technical article “Free Streamline Hydrodynamic Analogy for a Linear Elastic Antiplane Slot Problem with Perfectly Plastic Ligaments at its Ends,” in the Journal of Elasticity, Volume 132, pages 261-270 (2018).

July 2018

University of Evansville to Dedicate Interfaith Peace Bell

Posted: July 25, 2018

The University of Evansville will dedicate its new Interfaith Peace Bell on Thursday, August 9 at 3:00 p.m. between Ridgway University Center and the Bower-Suhrheinrich Library. Evansville’s interfaith community will participate in the event, which is open to the public.

UE Receives $100,000 Grant from Schell Foundation

Posted: July 20, 2018

The University of Evansville has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Charles E. Schell Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. The funds will provide educational assistance loans without interest or security to qualified students to aid them in securing a practical education that would not be otherwise attainable. This grant money will create a revolving loan fund for UE students. As these students repay their loans, it will enable the University to continue lending to other students.

UE’s ACE³ Program Named Semifinalist in National Competition

Posted: July 19, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Access to Capital and Expertise for Emerging Entrepreneurs (ACE³) program has been selected as a Driver of Financial Wellbeing national semifinalist in the Unlocking ₵hange Challenge. This nationwide competition seeks to find and support leading social entrepreneurs and innovators across the country. A total of 27 semifinalists were chosen from 107 entrants.

University of Evansville student Tyra Baker earns Gold Badge in coding

Posted: July 11, 2018

University of Evansville student Tyra Baker has earned a Gold Badge in coding through a partnership between the Independent Colleges of Indiana and Eleven Fifty Academy. Baker is majoring in economics at UE.

Mary Dial Kerstein receives ACEC 2018 Young Engineer of the Year Award

Posted: July 10, 2018

UE alumna Mary (Dial) Kerstein recently received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Indiana 2018 Young Engineer of the Year Award.

Azarian publishes research paper

Posted: July 10, 2018

Mohammad K. Azarian, University of Evansville professor of mathematics,  published a paper entitled, Risala al-watar wa'l jaib ("The Treatise on the Chord and Sine")-Revisited, in Forum Geometricorum.

Kretz and Knoester's research receives award

Posted: July 9, 2018

Professor Lisa Kretz and Professor Matthew Knoester's article “Why do young adults vote at low rates? Implications for education” published in Social Studies Research and Practice has been selected by the editorial team as Highly Commended in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards.

Morgan Perry wins research award at NATA

Posted: July 9, 2018

Morgan Perry, recent 2018 graduate of the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) at the University of Evansville, won the research presentation award at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Convention last week.

June 2018

UE graduate Andrew Reinhard publishes book on the archaeology of video games

Posted: June 21, 2018

UE graduate Andrew Reinhard has just published a book on the archaeology of video games. The book, titled Archaeogaming: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games, was released by Berghahn Books.

UE graduate Bryan Sherlock appointed Marine Band assistant director

Posted: June 21, 2018

UE graduate Bryan Sherlock, a chief warrant officer 3 and former fleet Marine Corps band officer, has been promoted to captain as he becomes the first Marine Band assistant director to be appointed from the officer corps of the Fleet Marine Force.

Maass presents research at international conference

Posted: June 20, 2018

Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science, presented research at the international "Space, Society, Politics" conference at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University on June 21

Baines gives paper at Antwerp Joyce Conference

Posted: June 20, 2018

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a paper on June 12 at the XXVI International James Joyce Symposium at the University of Antwerp. The paper was titled “‘This oldworld epistola’: Vico and the Letter in Finnegans Wake I.5.” On the same day, Baines also chaired a panel titled “The Feminine Voice in Late Ulysses and the Wake.” 

Kate Brown Wins $500 Student Manager Scholarship

Posted: June 19, 2018

Kate Brown, a senior baseball student manager from Indianapolis, has won a $500 Student Manager Scholarship from The Athletic Equipment Managers Association. The scholarship was announced at the AEMA national convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 5.

UE welcomes new director of clinical outreach

Posted: June 19, 2018

Kim Moors, PTA, has been named the new director of clinical outreach for the physical therapy department. Her responsibilities include outreach to clinical sites and external representation for both the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Programs.

University of Evansville to Offer Master of Science in Leadership

Posted: June 19, 2018

The University of Evansville has announced that it will launch a new Master of Science in Leadership program this fall. The two-year hybrid program, combining periodic on-campus weekend instruction with online instruction, provides an opportunity for working professionals to grow and advance in leadership skills that are pivotal to success in today’s dynamic work environments.

RE-Thinking Diversity Summer Series: Dialogue on Race

Posted: June 19, 2018

The Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Evansville is offering one-hour sessions this summer that provide interactive dialogue allowing campus participants to think about and discuss how to re-think everything you ever knew about race.

Kiesel presents research in Minneapolis

Posted: June 18, 2018

Kyle Kiesel, professor and chair of physical therapy, recently presented research titled "The reliability and criterion validity of a novel dorsiflexion range of motion screen" at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference in Minneapolis.

Maass signs book contract with Cornell University Press

Posted: June 12, 2018

Richard W. Maass, assistant professor of political science, has signed a contract with Cornell University Press for the publication of his book, currently titled Annexation: How Democracy and Xenophobia Limited U.S. Territorial Expansion (title may change).

Plikuhn publishes chapter in new edited volume

Posted: June 12, 2018

Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociology and director of the Eykamp Center for Teaching Excellence, has published a chapter, entitled: "Courting Controversy and Allowing for Awkward: Strategies for Teaching Difficult Topics."

"From the Ashes" nominated for Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award

Posted: June 12, 2018

From the Ashes, a documentary produced and directed be Joe Atkinson of the Department of Communication faculty, has been nominated for an Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award in the Documentary - Historical category.

May 2018

First Session of RE-Thinking Diversity Summer Series: Dialogue on Race Planned for June 6

Posted: May 29, 2018

This summer the Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Evansville will offer one-hour session that will provide interactive dialogue to allow campus participants to think and discuss about how to re-think everything you ever knew about race.

UE announces designation as an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus and creation of new Center for Innovation & Change

Posted: May 22, 2018

The University of Evansville announced a global recognition as well as the launch of a new Center for Innovation and Change at a news conference on Tuesday, May 22. UE has been designated as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U and the University has also created a new Center for Innovation & Change.

UEPA department chair and faculty publish article

Posted: May 14, 2018

An article by University of Evansville physician assistant department chair Michael Roscoe and faculty members Andy Lampkins, Sean Harper, and Gina Niemeier will be featured in the May/June publication of Clinician Reviews. The article is titled "Heart Failure: A Dynamic Approach to Classification and Management."

 

UE Announces the Creation of a New Center for Innovation & Change

Posted: May 14, 2018

The University of Evansville announces the creation of a new Center for Innovation & Change. This new center builds on the University’s strength in experiential education that makes an impact in the community.

UE is First in Indiana to be Designated an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus

Posted: May 8, 2018

The University of Evansville has been designated as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U for its role as a leader in social innovation and changemaking in higher education. UE is the first Changemaker Campus in Indiana.

Awards Announced at UE Spring Commencement

Posted: May 5, 2018

The University of Evansville's 160th Commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 5, at the Ford Center. Several awards were presented during the event. These included the University of Evansville Alumni Association’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year award, Eykamp Prize, and Outstanding Senior Service Awards.

William and Mary Stone give $15 million toward multi-institutional collaboration

Posted: May 4, 2018

The rising Health Sciences Center in downtown Evansville, a collaboration of the University of Evansville, the University of Southern Indiana, and Indiana University, has received a $15 million gift from William and Mary Stone to officially name the facility the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences.

UE Commencement Planned for Saturday, May 5

Posted: May 2, 2018

The University of Evansville's 160th Commencement ceremony is planned for Saturday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m. at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. A total of 487 degrees will be bestowed upon 466 University of Evansville students during the proceedings.

April 2018

Dean's Teaching Awards announced

Posted: April 30, 2018

The academic deans have awarded the Dean’s Teaching Awards for 2018-19.

UE Theatre Society hosts annual student awards dinner

Posted: April 30, 2018

On Thursday, April 26, the University of Evansville Theatre Society hosted its annual student awards dinner. A total of 136 students, faculty, administrators, staff, Theatre Society board members, and adopt-a-parents were in attendance.

UE engineering faculty have paper accepted for publication

Posted: April 27, 2018

University of Evansville engineering professors Jessie Lofton, Jared Fulcher, and Dick Blandford have had their paper "Course and Standardized Exam Statistics in Mechanical Engineering,” accepted for presentation at the 125th annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Khan receives the 2018 Research Award

Posted: April 27, 2018

Walayet A. Khan, University of Evansville professor of finance, was awarded “2018 Dean’s Research Award” of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration. Khan has an extensive ongoing research agenda in the area of the emerging markets.

UE student Mehran Safizadeh presents research at annual conference

Posted: April 27, 2018

Computer engineering student Mehran Safizadeh presented research focusing on the uses of “Virtual Reality” at the 47th Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI) Conference. The conference was held in Kauai, Hawaii, on April 3-6.

UE Music Students Win Service and Presser Awards

Posted: April 27, 2018

Rico Martinez is this year's winner of the Music Service Award, and Bailee Bostic is this year's winner of the Presser Award. Martinez is a sophomore majoring in music education at the University of Evansville, and Bostic is a junior majoring in music therapy at UE.

Zimmer Has Paper Published in Labour Economics Journal

Posted: April 27, 2018

Mike Zimmer, University of Evansville Professor Emeritus of Economics, has had a paper published in Labour Economics (Volume 52: June 2018).

Grabill and Klinger Awards for Academic Writing

Posted: April 26, 2018

The Department of English at the University of Evansville has announced the winners of its annual Virginia Lowell Grabill and George Klinger academic writing awards.

UE public health and health administration students present in Chicago

Posted: April 26, 2018

University of Evansville faculty members and students from health services administration and public health presented research at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago, April 18-20.

Outstanding Foreign Languages and Cultures Student Awards

Posted: April 25, 2018

The Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures at the University of Evansville has announced its student awards..

University of Evansville Announces Institute for Public Health

Posted: April 24, 2018

The University of Evansville has announced a new Institute for Public Health, which will facilitate partnerships that provide hands-on experiences to students while addressing community needs in the area of public health. 

Math students present research at Rose-Hulman

Posted: April 24, 2018

University of Evansville math students Sean Russell and Zeyu Zhang presented research at the 35th Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Saturday, April 21.

Creative writing student has story accepted for publication

Posted: April 24, 2018

University of Evansville creative writing student Sarah Pfleiderer has had a short story accepted for publication by Luna Station Quarterly, a magazine that aspires to publish the "vast and varied talents of women-identified speculative fiction writers." Her story will appear in the June 1 issue. 

Whitacre receives Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies

Posted: April 24, 2018

University of Evansville student Alexis Whitacre has been awarded the 2017-18 Wesley T. Milner Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies Program. This honor is awarded annually to the outstanding senior majoring in international studies.

Sullivan Presents at Song Cycles Conference

Posted: April 23, 2018

University of Evansville music professor James Sullivan recently made a presentation at the 20th- and 21st-Century Song Cycles for Voice and Piano Conference at Michigan State University.

Robert Jackson to Speak at UE’s Take a Stand Against Racism with the YWCA

Posted: April 23, 2018

Robert Jackson will be the keynote speaker for the second annual Take a Stand Against Racism with the YWCA at the University of Evansville. Jackson’s topic will be “Respect and Compassion for All.” The event is Wednesday, April 25 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. This is free and open to the public.

Assistant professor Todd A. Matteson exhibits artwork

Posted: April 20, 2018

University of Evansville asistant professor of art Todd A. Matteson has had artwork accepted into the Working Together Exhibition sponsored by the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana and the Evansville Museum of Art.

SAE Baja featured in Evansville Business magazine

Posted: April 20, 2018

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja student design team of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is featured in an article of the April/May issue of Evansville Business.

Ebeling receives grant to support the Jezreel Expedition

Posted: April 16, 2018

Jennie Ebeling was awarded a grant from the Rust Family Foundation to support the analysis and publication of artifacts excavated at Jezreel 2013-17. Ebeling is a University of Evansville associate professor of archaeology and co-director of the Jezreel Expedition.

Xiao publishes research

Posted: April 16, 2018

Pengcheng Xiao, assistant professor of mathematics, has published a paper in the International Journal of Bifurcations and Chaos(IJBC). IJBC is widely regarded as the leading journal in the exciting field of chaos and nonlinear science.

Honor Society of Nursing inducts new members

Posted: April 16, 2018

The University of Evansville Eta Lambda Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing inducted new members in a ceremony April 8. Inductees included Traci Burch, Megan Dunn, Jacob Grisham, Kaitlyn Ingle, Danielle Lopiccolo, and Rachel Patch.

2018-19 Global Scholars announced

Posted: April 16, 2018

The Institute for Global Enterprise is pleased to announce the Global Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year. They are: Su Jin Jeong, assistant professor of public health; Chuck Meacham, professor of theatre; and Pengcheng Xiao, assistant professor of mathematics.

UE’s Delta Sigma Pi Presents Business Leadership Awards

Posted: April 11, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration’s chapter of Delta Sigma Pi bestowed its annual business awards on Tuesday, April 3.

Fire Fighting Robot Team wins 1st and 3rd at international competition

Posted: April 11, 2018

The University of Evansville competed this past weekend, April 6-9, in the Firefighting Robot International Robot competition at Trinity College in Harford, CT.

LinC wins ICPA competition

Posted: April 11, 2018

For the 18th consecutive year, the 2017 LinC has won the Indiana Collegiate Press Association’s “Yearbook of the Year” award and staff members also won numerous individual awards.

Crescent Magazine places second in ICPA competition

Posted: April 11, 2018

Members of the Crescent Magazine staff won numerous individual awards and the magazine placed second behind Notre Dame in this year’s Indiana Collegiate Press Association annual competition.

UE Names Ying Shang as Dean of College of Engineering and Computer Science

Posted: April 10, 2018

The University of Evansville has announced that Ying Shang, PhD, has been named as the University’s new dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Shang is the first woman to serve as the dean of the CECS at UE and will begin her new duties in August.

UE Theatre closes 2017–18 Shanklin Theatre season with Grapes of Wrath

Posted: April 9, 2018

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre’s final production of the season, The Grapes of Wrath, by Frank Galati, based on the novel by John Steinbeck, opens Friday, Apr. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on April 14, 19, 20, and 21, and at 2:00 p.m. on April 15 and 22.

Dion interviewed about Martin Luther King, 1968, and upcoming elections

Posted: April 9, 2018

Robert Dion, chair of the University of Evansville's Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was interviewed by the Indianapolis Star and the Associated Press this week regarding the upcoming Indiana primary election. He also appeared on Channel 25  to discuss ways that the tumultuous year of 1968 affected American politics. 

UE education students recognized at IACTE recognition ceremony

Posted: April 9, 2018

Three School of Education students at the University of Evansville were recognized recently at the Indiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) luncheon. They were Mackenzie McClarney, special education, Jennifer Riedford, Spanish education, and Bailey Smith, elementary education

UE professor and student have paper accepted for publication

Posted: April 9, 2018

UE associate professor/mechanical and civil engineering Peter L. Schmidt, PE, and his co-author Philip Lax, a UE student, have had their paper accepted for presentation at the 125th annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Schroeder seniors achieve 93rd percentile on Major Field Test; Accounting seniors 99th

Posted: April 4, 2018

The University of Evansville Schroeder School of Business seniors placed at the 93rd percentile on the Major Field Test (MFT). Over 500+ business programs take the MFT nationally. Schroeder accounting students scored at the 99th percentile on the accounting section of the exam.

UE Presents Outstanding Educators of the Year Award for 2018

Posted: April 4, 2018

Four educators in Vanderburgh County were recognized on Wednesday, April 4 as Outstanding Educators of the Year during the University of Evansville’s 27th annual presentation in the Vanderburgh County schools. The competition recognizes current classroom teachers and building principals in grades K-12 with at least three years of experience.

Professor Tiffany Griffith selected by NEA

Posted: April 3, 2018

University of Evansville rofessor Tiffany Griffith has been asked by the National Endowment for the Arts to serve again as an expert reader of Icelandic for this year’s NEA translation fellowships.

Shane Davidson elected group chair of NAC&U EMO group

Posted: April 3, 2018

Shane Davidson, vice president of enrollment management at the University of Evansville, was elected as the new group chair of the enrollment management officers group at the recent NAC&U meeting at Belmont University.

UE math students and professor have paper accepted for publication

Posted: April 2, 2018

University of Evansville math students Keenen Cates, Zeyu Zhang, and Calvin Dailey and Pengcheng Xiao, UE assistant professor of mathematics, have had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Data Science.

UE Offers Adult Learners Access to Education with Competitive Pricing and Expanded Program Offerings

Posted: April 2, 2018

The University of Evansville offers competitive pricing for adult learners looking to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of areas. The following programs are available at the listed rates, which represent a significant reduction from traditional program pricing:

March 2018

The University of Evansville Names Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz as Institution’s 24th President

Posted: March 29, 2018

The University of Evansville has appointed Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz (petra-skev-ich) as the 24th president of the institution.

Pietruszkiewicz, who currently serves as dean and professor of law at Stetson University’s College of Law, was chosen for the position after an exhaustive nationwide search. The presidential search committee was led by UE trustee Sally Rideout, and the Board of Trustees elected Pietruszkiewicz in a formal vote on March 28.  

Selvaraj selected as an ASCE 2017 Outstanding Reviewer

Posted: March 27, 2018

The Journal of Transportation Engineering, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), recently selected Immanuel Selvaraj, associate professor of civil engineering, as an ASCE 2017 Outstanding Reviewer.

Cirino hired as consultant on film

Posted: March 26, 2018

Mark Cirino has been hired as literature consultant on the forthcoming cinematic adaptation of Across the River and into the Trees, starring Pierce Brosnan and Isabella Rossellini. Cirino is an associate professor of English and the Melvin M. Peterson Endowed Chair in English at the University of Evansville.

Strobel presents research at American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference

Posted: March 26, 2018

Heidi Strobel, University of Evansville associate professor of art history, recently attended the 49th annual American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference. Strobel presented her current research on British textile artist Mary Linwood (1755-1845) and chaired a session on women, portraiture, and place.

UE Faculty, Alumni, & Sports Residents Lead Performance Testing at MLB Spring Training

Posted: March 23, 2018

University of Evansville and ProRehab sports physical therapy residents and faculty members recently performed the preseason screening of the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball team in Jupiter, Florida.

Public Invited to UE Engineering Excellence Day

Posted: March 21, 2018

The University of Evansville’s annual Engineering Excellence Day is set for Saturday, March 24, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the first floor of the Ridgway University Center This event is free and open to the public.

University of Evansville Orchestra to Present Faculty Soloists

Posted: March 21, 2018

The University of Evansville Orchestra will present an all-Beethoven concert on Tuesday, April 3, at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held at Victory Theatre, located at 600 Main St, Evansville, Indiana. The concert is free and open to the public.

UE Alumni Spotlight Artist Event to Feature Janice Greene

Posted: March 21, 2018

The University of Evansville is planning an Alumni Spotlight Artist event for Janice Greene on March 29 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. A reception for Greene is set for 6:30 p.m., followed by a presentation at 7:00 p.m. Some of her work will also be on display. This event, which is free and open to the public, is being sponsored by UE Friends of Art.

Solar Fuel Grant Proposal receives grant

Posted: March 20, 2018

UE employees Shannon Bryant and Julie Wilson are students in the University’s Adult Studies-Organizational Leadership program and were assigned a capstone project to culminate their learning experiences from the program. The project’s goal was to contribute to the University through energy management. Recently, Bryant and Wilson were excited to learn that they have been awarded the Siemen’s Environmental Grant from UE’s Environmental Sustainability Committee. Their Solar Fuel initiative will soon become a reality here on campus.

Paul Bone publishes poem

Posted: March 19, 2018

Creative writing professor Paul Bone recently published a poem, "And the Elder Shall Serve the Younger," in the winter issue of The Hopkins Review. You can read the poem here

UE President Receives Individual Education Award at Leadership Evansville's Celebration of Leadership

Posted: March 16, 2018

University of Evansville President Thomas Kazee received the Individual Education Award at Leadership Evansville's Celebration of Leadership on Thursday, March 15. 

Robert Dion Attends Hearing on Voting Rights in Indiana

Posted: March 16, 2018

Robert Dion, department chair for Law, Politics, and Society, was in Indianapolis recently to attend a public meeting examining the status of voting rights in Indiana. 

UE's Greek-Speaking Dog performs at conference

Posted: March 14, 2018

In an academic first, the University of Evansville’s own “Greek-Speaking Dog,” well-known for her visits to Professor James Ware’s ancient Greek classes, has performed at a scholarly conference.

Spring 2018 Honors Program Undergraduate Research Grants Awarded

Posted: March 14, 2018

The Honors Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the Spring 2018 Honors Program Undergraduate Research Grants: Josh Baty and Alice Daum. Both will receive funding support from the Honors Program to complete their honors projects.

Azarian publishes reviews of research papers

Posted: March 14, 2018

Mohammad K. Azarian, professor of mathematics, published reviews of two research papers in the American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet), the authoritative gateway to the scholarly literature of mathematics.

Iber presenting at ASEAN-ELT on March 17

Posted: March 14, 2018

Associate professor of education George Iber will presenting a paper about "Translanguaging" at ASEAN-ELT, in Malaka, Malaysia, on March 17. 

University of Evansville Theatre Presents MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN in May Studio Theatre

Posted: March 13, 2018

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre opens Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children, adapted by Tony Kushner, Monday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the May Studio Theatre. The show continues with performances at 7:30 p.m. on March 20-24, as well as at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 25.

UE Education Students Meet Legislators during IACTE Day at Indiana Statehouse

Posted: March 7, 2018

UE education students Sara Cannaday, Megan Hawkins, and Heather Dougan attended IACTE Day at the Indiana Statehouse, today.

Malfatti publishes Handel article

Posted: March 5, 2018

Associate professor of music and director of choral activities Dennis Malfatti’s article on Handel’s Saul is the featured cover article for the April 2018 edition of the Choral Journal.

UE's Software Engineering Program Named Top 25 in the Nation

Posted: March 2, 2018

UE's software engineering program has been named one of the top 25 programs in the nation by Best Computer Science Schools.

February 2018

Yazdanparast has paper accepted for publication

Posted: February 28, 2018

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing and Mead Johnson Endowed Chair in Business, has had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Macromarketing. The paper is titled "Advertising and Pseudo-Culture: An Analysis of the Changing Portrayal of Women in Print Advertising."

Logan Tsuji wins festival award

Posted: February 28, 2018

Logan Tsuji, junior trumpet performance major, won an Outstanding Soloist Award at the 51st Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 24.

Baer publishes "New Jersey Noir"

Posted: February 28, 2018

William Baer, creative writing professor emeritus, has published his first mystery novel, New Jersey Noir. Published by Able Muse Press and available on Amazon, Baer’s twenty-second book has been described in reviews as “taut,” “complex,” “fast moving as a bullet,” and “gut-wrenching.”

UE Engineers Week Banquet was held on February 21

Posted: February 27, 2018

The University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science held its annual Engineers Week Banquet on February 21.The keynote speaker was Ryan Witters, LEED AP BD+C, of LitCon Group in Washington, DC. Witters received a BS degree in civil engineering from UE in 2011. He spoke to the engineering faculty, staff, and students, and special guests about his journey as an engineer leading to his current role as a construction litigation consultant.

Kazees Honored with Sagamore of the Wabash Awards and Indiana Senate Concurrent Session Resolution

Posted: February 27, 2018

On February 26, University of Evansville President Thomas A. Kazee and his wife, Sharon Kazee, PhD, were recognized for their years of service as UE’s 23rd President and First Lady. The Kazees were each presented with individual Sagamore of the Wabash Awards from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and were recognized with an Indiana Senate Concurrent Session Resolution.

UE Andiron Speaker to Discuss “Two Little Knights of Kentucky”

Posted: February 26, 2018

Kristina L. Hochwender, will be the speaker for the University of Evansville Andiron Lecture on Wednesday, March 14. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

UE to Host Day-Long Political Science Mini-Conference on Tuesday, March 20

Posted: February 26, 2018

A partnership between the University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series and UE’s Department of Law, Politics, and Society will bring to the community a series of stimulating conversations about the contemporary political scene and the challenges it presents. Scheduled events highlighted below will culminate in an evening conversation with Former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar and President Thomas A. Kazee. The day-long series of events are in recognition of Kazee’s career as both president and political scientist.

University of Evansville, Ivy Tech Community College partner for reverse transfer initiative

Posted: February 22, 2018

The University of Evansville and Ivy Tech Community College have partnered to create a statewide reverse transfer agreement for students who have transferred to UE prior to completing their associate degree at Ivy Tech.

Dion interviewed by IBJ about upcoming Indiana senate race

Posted: February 20, 2018

Robert Dion, chair for law, politics, and society, was recently interviewed by the Indianapolis Business Journal. The topic was the upcoming Republican primary that will decide who will challenge Democratic US Sen. Joe Donnelly in the fall.

David Unger publishes fracture mechanics paper

Posted: February 20, 2018

David J. Unger, professor of mechanical and civil engineering, recently published a journal article titled, "A theoretical resistance-curve based on nonproportional plastic strain," in the International Journal of Fracture, Volume 210, pp. 207-211, (2018).

UE Alumni Association Awards Presented at Founders Day Luncheon

Posted: February 19, 2018

The University of Evansville Alumni Association recently presented its Alumni Awards at UE’s annual Founders Day luncheon. The awards are given to alumni who have achieved personal success and contributed exceptional services to their community and to the University. This year’s recipients are David and Jennifer Pollock, Angela Easterday Stocklin, Sharon and Tom Kazee, and Richard Werking.

Baines gives lecture in New York

Posted: February 19, 2018

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a lecture to the James Joyce Society on Friday, February 16 at Glucksman Ireland House on the NYU campus. The lecture was titled "'Vico Influenced Joyce': Reappraising an Ideal History."

Lombardo-Graves and McBride presenting at annual meeting of ATE

Posted: February 19, 2018

Mary Lombardo-Graves and Amy McBride, both assistant professors in the school of education, will be presenting at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, today.

Indianapolis Star interviews Robert Dion

Posted: February 19, 2018

The Indianapolis Star recently interviewed Robert Dion, chair for law, politics, and society, about Mike Pence, conversion therapy, and Adam Rippon. You can read the entire article on the Indianapolis Star website.

Dion interviewed by Courier & Press about 8th District candidates

Posted: February 15, 2018

Robert Dion, chair for law, politics, and society, was interviewed by the Evansville Courier & Press about the sudden exit of two 8th District Democratic congressional candidates this week. You can read the article on the Courier website.

UE to Welcome Dr. Jim A. Turpin for February 22 Lecture - A Journey: Monocytes, HIV Prevention, and UE

Posted: February 15, 2018

The University of Evansville will welcome Jim A. Turpin, PhD, from the National Institutes of Health for a free public lecture on Thursday, February 22 at 4:00 p.m. in Vectren Lecture Hall, room 100 of the Koch Center for Engineering and Science on UE’s campus.

UE’s Graduating Class of 2017 Sees Higher Salary, Higher Employment Rate

Posted: February 12, 2018

The University of Evansville’s 2017 graduating class has found success after graduation, with 94 percent currently employed or enrolled in graduate school—up from 93 percent last year. The median salary of those employed full-time is $47,750, also an increase from the previous year’s salary of $47,500.

Ungar and Wright Piano Duo Recital

Posted: February 12, 2018

UE music professor Garnet Ungar and guest artist Roger Wright will give a recital of piano duos on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall. The program will feature works by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, and Rachmaninoff. The concert is free and open to the public.

Nursing students participate in mission trip to Jamaica

Posted: February 12, 2018

Chair of the nursing department and associate professor of nursing Jerrilee LaMar and junior nursing students Traci Burch, Bailey Rankin and Ally Reagan recently traveled to Jamaica on a one-week medical mission trip with an interprofessional team of health care providers.

Lank and Lodato conduct workshops and seminars around the country

Posted: February 9, 2018

R. Scott Lank, artistic director and head of acting in the Department of Theatre, and Patti Lodato (former executive-in-residence in the School of Business) conducted over 48 workshops and seminars throughout the country during the summer of 2017.

University of Evansville Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season with free tickets for all high school students

Posted: February 9, 2018

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre is proud to announce all high school students can receive free tickets to remaining performances of the Shanklin Theatre 50th Anniversary Season. Made possible by a generous grant from the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, this offer includes tickets to Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill and The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati.

Khan talks about stock market

Posted: February 8, 2018

Walayet Khan, University of Evansville professor of finance, was interviewed by Channel 14 about the recent volatility in the stock market. Khan told Channel 14 that good corporate earnings and global growth give the market a strong foundation. He is optimistic the market will rise again and that 2018 will be a good year. The entire interview can be seen on Channel 14’s website.

Khan publishes emerging market research

Posted: February 8, 2018

Walayet A. Khan, University of Evansville professor of finance, has published three co-authored research papers all related to the emerging markets.

UE to Celebrate its 164th Founders Day on Sunday, February 18

Posted: February 8, 2018

The University of Evansville will observe its 164th Founders Day on Sunday, February 18. The celebration, which is free and open to the public, includes a worship service and convocation and a Founders Day Luncheon.

Senator Richard Lugar and UE President Thomas Kazee To Speak at UE's Snyder Lecture on March 20

Posted: February 7, 2018

The University of Evansville will present a keynote conversation between former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar and UE President Thomas A. Kazee for the Spring 2018 Patricia H. Snyder Concert and Lecture Series on March 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. 

President Kazee Honored in Washington D.C.

Posted: February 7, 2018

In honor of his upcoming departure from the University, UE President Thomas Kazee was recognized in Washington D.C. yesterday with a special ceremony and reception. He received an official flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building and was honored at a reception with many special guests.

The flag was flown over the Capitol by Senator Donnelly for President Kazee "in honor of his dedication to higher education and upon his retirement serving the University of Evansville with distinction.”

UE Board of Trustees member Anita Horn Rizek '89 orchestrated the surprise presentation. 

UE's Changemaker Challenge Receives $20,000 Check from Rotary Club of Evansville

Posted: February 6, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Institute for Global Enterprise’s Changemaker Challenge program has been named the recipient of funds raised at this year’s Rotary Santa Run.

Rotary president Cullen Stanley presented a check for $20,000 for the 2018-19 Changemaker Challenge program to Jill Griffin, executive director of the Institute for Global Enterprise, and Erin Lewis, program/project director on Tuesday, February 6.

Ungar nominated for book award

Posted: February 5, 2018

University of Evansville professor of music Garnet Ungar's book Inner Voices has been nominated for the 2018 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.

Annual Hesburgh Lecture is Friday, February 9 at 7 p.m.

Posted: February 5, 2018

This year's Hesburgh Lecture will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9 in Room 170 in the Schroeder School of Business Building. The lecture is sponsored by Notre Dame Club of the Tri-state and the Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

UE to host UE Habitat Barn Blitz

Posted: February 2, 2018

The University of Evansville is dedicated to helping make a change in the world and now has a chance to help UE students, faculty, and staff leave a mark on the community. On April 7, UE and Habitat for Humanity will partner to host a “Barn Blitz” to build 30 backyard barns in one day.

Professors Kretz and Dion Participate in Forum to Combat Racial Intolerance

Posted: February 2, 2018

The Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission hosted a panel discussion and community forum Thursday night to discuss effective ways to respond to racial incidents and other forms of bias.

Robert Dion interviewed by Radio-Canada

Posted: February 2, 2018

Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was recently interviewed by Radio-Canada. During the live interview, Dion discussed with French listeners the likely after-effects of the State of the Union address. You can listen to the interview here.

Robert Dion interviewed by Indianapolis Star

Posted: February 2, 2018

Indiana’s largest newspaper, the Indianapolis Star, recently interviewed Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society. The topic was Governor Eric Holcomb’s involvement with the failed bias crimes bill. You can read the article with Dion’s quotes here.

Eyewitness News reporter visits Robert Dion's class on media and politics

Posted: February 1, 2018

A reporter from Eyewitness News recently sat in on Robert Dion’s class on media and politics to listen to their discussion of the recent State of the Union speech. Dion, chair for law, politics, and society, said the goal of the class is not to debate politics, but to discuss the effectiveness of techniques used by Trump and former presidents.

University of Evansville Announces Black History Month Events

Posted: February 1, 2018

The University of Evansville's Black Student Union (BSU) is sponsoring a long list of events to celebrate Black History Month throughout February. 

University of Evansville Theatre Continues the 2017–2018 Shanklin Theatre Season with SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Posted: February 1, 2018

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents its third production of the season, Kate Hamill’s SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, based on the novel by Jane Austen. This production opens Friday, February 16, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on February 17, 22, 23, 24, and at 2:00 p.m. on February 18 and 25.

January 2018

Strandberg publishes essay

Posted: January 31, 2018

Assistant professor of music history Kristen Strandberg contributed an essay to conference proceedings recently published by the National Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Poland. The volume’s essays demonstrate the ways in which vocal music influenced instrumental music in the nineteenth century. Strandberg’s essay is titled “The ‘Singing’ Violinist as Artistic Genius in Nineteenth-Century France.

Kerr publishes chapter in Handbook of International Trade and Transportation

Posted: January 26, 2018

Schroeder School of Business professor Amanda Kerr has contributed to the Handbook of International Trade and Transportation. The Handbook is unique in pulling together key insights of international trade and transportation while highlighting what we know about their intersection and ideas for future research.

Rotary to present $20,000 check for UE’s Changemaker Challenge at February 6 meeting

Posted: January 25, 2018

The University of Evansville’s Institute for Global Enterprise’s Changemaker Challenge program has been named the recipient of funds raised at this year’s Rotary Santa Run.

Masterpiece's "Victoria" Filmed at Harlaxton Manor to Air January 28 on WNIN

Posted: January 25, 2018

Episode three of Masterpiece's Victoria airs Sunday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. on WNIN. This episode, Entante Cordialewas filmed at UE's own Harlaxton Manor in May 2017.

Kiesel co-authors article for international journal

Posted: January 25, 2018

Kyle Kiesel, University of Evansville professor and chair of physical therapy, co-authored a review paper, “Muscle Control and Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain,” that was published this month in Neuromodulation, the journal of the International Neuromodulation Society.

Peters-Margedant House featured on cover of Indiana Preservation

Posted: January 25, 2018

The Peters-Margedant House was featured on the cover of the January/February 2018 issue of Indiana Preservation, a publication of Indiana Landmarks. Additional images of the house and its April 20, 2017 dedication appear on page 25 of the issue.

Professor Todd A. Matteson exhibits artwork

Posted: January 23, 2018

Assistant professor Todd A. Matteson has had two artworks accepted into the juried 2" x 2" Miniature Exhibition at the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana. His artwork, "Duck-Napped, in Chrome" and "Duck-Napped, in Gold," are made of porcelain slip, stoneware, and bedding.

Weber publishes paper on mathematical research

Posted: January 23, 2018

Darrin Weber, assistant professor of mathematics, has published a paper in the International Electronic Journal of Algebra. The paper is titled "The Zero-Divisor Graph of a Commutative Ring without Identity" and can be found at http://ieja.net/files/papers/volume-23/11-V23-2018.pdf.

Registration for UE Engineering Summer Camps Now Open

Posted: January 17, 2018

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Evansville announces open registration for its annual engineering summer camps.

STEEL TOE art SHOW on Display in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: January 17, 2018

“STEEL TOE art SHOW,” an exhibit by ceramic artists and University of Evansville graduates Matthew Gaddie and Brian Somerville, will be on display at UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery until February 24. On Friday, February 23, there will be a reception at 6:30 p.m., and a lecture by the artists at 7:00 p.m.

All Martin Luther King Jr. Events are CANCELLED for Today

Posted: January 15, 2018

All Martin Luther King Jr. Day events at the University of Evansville have been cancelled for today. Stay tuned for more information about the rescheduling of today's events.

UE President Thomas Kazee Awarded the William G. and Rose M. Mays Legacy Award

Posted: January 15, 2018

Although today's Martin Luther King Jr. Day events on campus have been postponed due to inclement weather, UE's President Thomas Kazee was presented with the William G. and Rose M. Mays Legacy Award. LaNeeça Williams, UE's Chief Diversity Officer, presented the award to President Kazee in his office this afternoon. 

Professors Lisa Kretz and John Paulson publish article

Posted: January 11, 2018

University of Evansville professor Lisa Kretz and University of Southern Indiana professor John Paulson have had their article published in The Social Science Journal.

Ebeling publishes articles in Biblical Archaeology Review

Posted: January 10, 2018

Associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling co-authored articles published in the two most recent issues of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine.

Azarian delivers keynote address at international conference

Posted: January 8, 2018

Mohammad K. Azarian University of Evansville professor of mathematics, recently delivered the opening of the conference keynote address at the International Conference on Architecture and Mathematics in the ancient city of Kashan in Iran.

Teichmer invited to be East Central Division MTNA adjudicator

Posted: January 8, 2018

University of Evansville assistant professor of music Shawn Teichmer was invited to adjudicate the East Central Division Wind Competitions for the Music Teachers National Association.

Davis selected to NCAA research committee

Posted: January 8, 2018

Mark Davis, University of Evansville associate of biology, has been selected to the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program Committee.

Gieselman and Milner participate in United Nations Summit

Posted: January 5, 2018

University chaplain Tamara Gieselman and executive director of international programs Wes Milner accepted an invitation to participate in an international conversation at the United Nations Together Summit in New York City on January 8-9.

Mousa publishes paper on innovative pedagogical approach

Posted: January 5, 2018

Rania Mousa, University of Evansville associate professor of accounting, has had a paper accepted for publication in the Accounting Research Journal. The paper is titled “Addressing the AICPA Core Competencies through the Usage of the Monopoly™ Board Game.”

UE partners with Toyota Indiana to support Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program and Changemaker Challenge

Posted: January 4, 2018

Announcing the Toyota Indiana Scholarship for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Students.

The University of Evansville has received a generous gift of $100,000 from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana. The majority of the gift –$90,000—will be used to launch the University’s new Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Program. The remainder of the funds will continue Toyota’s long-standing support of the University’s annual Changemaker Challenge competitions for area high school students and UE students.

University of Evansville to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 15

Posted: January 2, 2018

The University of Evansville has planned several events in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018. This year’s theme - “Respect and Compassion for All” – is based on this quote from King: “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.”

December 2017

UE Named Best Value College and a Top 100 Best Value Private University by Kiplinger

Posted: December 22, 2017

The University of Evansville has again been named to Kiplinger’s Best College Value List and as a Top 100 Best Value Private University. UE and the other schools on the 2018 lists represent colleges that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.

Austin Kraus receives Williston Award at international conference

Posted: December 20, 2017

Austin Kraus recently received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Arthur L. Williston Award at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). Kraus is a 2017 University of Evansville mechanical engineering and Honors Program graduate.

Milken Award winner visits school of education

Posted: December 14, 2017

Traci Druschke, Milken Award winner, visited the University of Evansville's School of Education recently to speak with Amy McBride’s sophomores and juniors in Education 418 and 320. Druschke, a third grade teacher at Oak Hill Elementary School, presented Whole Brain Learning and Memory Models.

UE Professor Lisa Nikolidakis Receives 2017 Exemplary Teacher Award

Posted: December 14, 2017

University of Evansville assistant professor of creative writing Lisa Nikolidakis received the University’s 2017 Exemplary Teacher Award during UE’s winter commencement exercise on Thursday, December 14. Sixty students received degrees. The Exemplary Teacher Award is given by the University to an exceptional member of the faculty in acknowledgment of his or her teaching excellence.

Cirino and Oaks co-write article for Hemingway Review

Posted: December 12, 2017

An article written by Mark Cirino and Amanda Oaks has been published in the current Hemingway Review. Their article, “Wise Blood: Menstruation, Fertility, and the ‘Disappointment’ in Hemingway’s Across the River and into the Trees," analyzes a crucial gap in the text that has presented a critical conundrum since the novel’s publication in 1950.

Honors Program Undergraduate Research Grant Awarded

Posted: December 12, 2017

Philip Lax, mechanical engineering senior, has received the Fall 2017 Honors Program Undergraduate Research Grant. As a recipient of this award, Lax will receive funding support from the Honors Program to complete his honors project, entitled “Effects on Collector Efficiency of a Thermosiphon-Powered Solar Water Heater from Variations in Reservoir Tank Shape.”

UE School of Education grad receives Indiana Special Educator of Year Award

Posted: December 12, 2017

Amber Turner Wolf, a graduate of the University of Evansville's School of Education, recently received the Indiana Special Educator Award. This honor is given to a teacher who demonstrates exceptional skill in working with special needs individuals, who goes above and beyond in every aspect of teaching, and helps to motivate colleagues.

November 2017

Jennie Ebeling co-edits textbook

Posted: November 30, 2017

Associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling's co-edited book The Old Testament in Archaeology and History has just been published by Baylor University Press. In this undergraduate textbook, 18 archaeologists and biblical scholars combine the most significant archaeological findings of the last century with those of modern historical and literary analysis of the Bible to recount the history of ancient Israel and its neighboring nations and empires. 

Riedford selected for student panel at Be a Teacher, Change the World

Posted: November 30, 2017

University of Evansville student Jennifer Riedford recently served on a student panel at the Be a Teacher, Change the World event in Indianapolis. Riedford, who is majoring in Spanish education, was one of four education majors representing universities from across the state who shared thoughts on the education profession and college life.

UE Student Maggie Phelps Honored at Realizing the Dream Banquet

Posted: November 29, 2017

University of Evansville student Maggie Phelps of Alexandria, Indiana, was one of 30 students from Indiana’s private, non-profit colleges and universities honored recently at the 28th annual Realizing the Dream Banquet. The event recognizes first-generation students attending Independent Colleges of Indiana campuses, along with their inspirational teachers and families.

Bailey Schnur wins $1000 scholarship essay contest

Posted: November 27, 2017

University of Evansville student Bailey Schnur was recently named the recipient of the Gary E. May Peace Scholarship. Applicants were invited to write about a variety of topics. She chose to address "How do we assess the true cost of war?" This is the second time Schnur has won the award. She is majoring in secondary social studies education at UE.

UE Holiday Pops Concerts Planned in Both Evansville and Henderson this Year

Posted: November 20, 2017

The University of Evansville Department of Music invites the public to ring in the holiday season at the annual Holiday Pops Concert. For nearly four decades, students, faculty, and soloists have shared their talent and celebrated the spirit of the season with music. This year - for the first time - the concert will be presented both in Evansville and in Henderson, Kentucky. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

UE Receives Distinctions for Being Military Student Friendly by Four Ranking Organizations

Posted: November 20, 2017

The University of Evansville has received distinctions for being military student friendly by Military Times, MAE&T, Military Friendly Schools, and U.S. News and World Report.

UE’s Christmas on Campus Planned for Friday, December 1

Posted: November 17, 2017

The University of Evansville will mark the holidays with Christmas on Campus on Friday, December 1. The celebration will include photos with Purple Santa, reindeer games, carriage rides, trackless train rides, cookies and hot chocolate, Candlelight Advent Vespers and the ceremonial lighting of the University’s Christmas tree.

University of Evansville to Hold 40th Anniversary Commemoration of 1977 Plane Crash

Posted: November 16, 2017

The University of Evansville will hold a 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1977 Plane Crash on Wednesday, December 13 at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held at Memorial Plaza on the UE campus.

University of Evansville Opens Changemaker Incubator During November 15 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Posted: November 15, 2017

The University of Evansville unveiled its new Changemaker Incubator during a ribbon cutting ceremony today. In attendance were UE president Tom Kazee, UE students, and representatives from Hafer, an Evansville design and architecture firm that designed the space.

Lesley Pleasant presents at the German Literature Panel

Posted: November 15, 2017

Lesley Pleasant, associate professor of German, presented "Mariengabe: Reflections of a New York Times Reader" at the German Literature Panel on Friday, November 10, at the Midwest Modern Language Association's Annual Convention in Cincinnati.

Paul Bone publishes poem

Posted: November 15, 2017

Creative Writing Professor Paul Bone published a poem last week in Poets Reading the News, an online journal devoted exclusively to poems about current events. You can read the poem here: www.poetsreadingthenews.com/2017/11/paul-bone-as-i-step-over-a-puddle-japan-poetry/.

Lombardo-Graves publishes in issues of Educational Research

Posted: November 14, 2017

Mary Lombardo-Graves, assistant professor of education, has had an article published in Issues of Educational Research. The article outlines the development of a scale, Initial Special Educator Efficacy Scale (SEES-I), to measure the special education teaching self-efficacy of pre-service teachers.

Kiesel lectures at international conference

Posted: November 10, 2017

Kyle Kiesel, University of Evansville professor and chair of physical therapy, presented a series of lectures recently at the Suning Sports 2nd International Conference of Exercise Rehabilitation. The event was held in Changzhou, China.

Robert Dion interviewed on Canadian national radio broadcast

Posted: November 10, 2017

Robert Dion, University of Evansville department chair for law, politics, and society, was recently interviewed about his assessment of the first year of the Donald Trump administration on Radio-Canada. The interview was conducted in French and broadcast nationwide on the noon news program, “Midi Info,” hosted by Michel C. Auger

Krista Williams publishes article in Lexikos

Posted: November 10, 2017

Krista Williams, University of Evansville assistant professor of French, has published an article in the journal Lexikos. Based in South Africa, Lexikos is one of the premier international lexicography journals.

UE programming teams compete at University of Louisville

Posted: November 10, 2017

Four teams of UE computing students recently participated in the annual ACM ICPC Mid-Central Region Programming Contest on November 4 at the University of Louisville. The contest is one of 13 qualifier contests in North America for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year's contest featured nine problems of varying difficulty.

High School Changemaker Challenge Winners Announced

Posted: November 9, 2017

The winners for the third-annual High School Changemaker Challenge were announced at an awards ceremony Wednesday afternoon. 

UE Theatre Announces Retirements of Professor John David Lutz and Associate Professor Christia Ward

Posted: November 8, 2017

 At the end of the 2017–18 academic year, University of Evansville’s longest-serving faculty member, Professor John David Lutz will retire after 53 years of teaching in the Department of Theatre, as well as Associate Professor Christia Ward, who has taught acting and voice and speech for 18 years.

Alhenawi officially licensed in Indiana as registered investment adviser and financial planner

Posted: November 7, 2017

Associate professor of finance Yasser Alhenawi has completed a two year process to be officially licensed in Indiana as a registered investment advisor and financial planner. The licensure will have a positive impact on Alhenawi‘s approach to experiential learning in the classroom.

Strandberg presents at Francophone Music Criticism Conference

Posted: November 7, 2017

Assistant professor of music history Kristen Strandberg will travel to Rochester, New York, to present at the conference of the international Francophone Music Criticism Network.

UE MS in Athletic Training Program Adding Clinical Rotation with Northwestern and Western Kentucky Football Teams

Posted: November 6, 2017

Students in the University of Evansville’s Master of Science in Athletic Training Program will soon have clinical rotations with the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision teams at Northwestern University and Western Kentucky University. These full immersive clinical experiences are for second-year students and will begin in the fall of 2018.

Strobel presents two papers in the UK

Posted: November 3, 2017

Heidi Strobel, associate professor of art history, presented a paper at the Tower of London on October 31. Her paper was chosen to be part of the Enlightened Princesses symposium, which was co-sponsored by the Royal Collection and the Yale Center for British Art.

Pleasant publishes article in Animal Narratology

Posted: November 3, 2017

Lesley Pleasant, associate professor of German, has had an article published in Animal Narratology, a special issue of the Humanities journal. Her article is titled 'Seeing Beings: “Dog” Looks Back at “God”: Unfixing Canis familiaris in Kornél Mundruczó’s Film Fehér isten/White God (2014)'.

Gieselman invited to serve as Faith Fest keynote in Owensboro

Posted: November 3, 2017

University chaplain Tamara Gieselman has been invited to serve as one of several keynote speakers during Owensboro's Faith Fest 2017. Her lecture, "The Power of an Idea," will be on Saturday, November 4, 10:30 a.m. For more information, go to: www.uuowensboro.org/faith-fest.html.

Clark Kimberling publishes research

Posted: November 2, 2017

University of Evansville professor of mathematics Clark Kimberling and English engineer Peter J. C. Moses have an article, "Nested Interval Sequences of Positive Real Numbers," in the current issue of the online mathematics Journal INTEGERS.

Travel the World at UE’s 31st Annual International Bazaar

Posted: November 2, 2017

The University of Evansville’s 31st annual International Bazaar is planned for Friday, November 17, from 5:00- 7:00 p.m., in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. Visitors to the bazaar will “travel the world” by experiencing the food, customs and cultures of UE’s international students, a diverse group that represents 61 countries.

UE Trumpet Ensemble travels to Iowa State

Posted: November 2, 2017

Jim Bovinett, professor of trumpet, will be hosting the Trumpet Summit on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday, November 4. The University of Evansville Trumpet Ensemble has been invited to be guest performers and participants at the event. Timothy Zifer, UE professor of music, will direct the trumpet ensemble, serve as a guest clinician, and also perform on the faculty recital.

Kiesel is guest speaker at medical conference

Posted: November 2, 2017

Kyle Kiesel, University of Evansville professor and chair of physical therapy, was a special guest speaker recently at the medical continuing education conference, Emerging Concepts in Orthopedic Surgery. He conducted the lecture "Are you optimizing human movement in your practice? The Functional Movement System’s approach to movement Screening, Testing and Assessment."

October 2017

Professor Robert Dion Quoted in Indianapolis Star Article

Posted: October 27, 2017

University of Evansville political science professor Robert Dion was quoted in a recent article in the Indianapolis Star. The article is about a new campaign ad for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that stars Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.

Mechanical engineering alum noted in mechanical engineering magazine

Posted: October 26, 2017

Austin Kraus, a 2017 mechanical engineering alum, had his photo and short biography published in the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) national publication, Mechanical Engineering magazine, for winning the Arthur L. Williston Medal.

UE professors attend national physical therapy education conference

Posted: October 25, 2017

Bethany Huebner, University of Evansville physical therapy professor/director of clinical education and Katie Whetstone, UE physical therapy professor and assistant director of clinical education, recently attended the Education Leadership conference in Columbus, Ohio.

UE Theatre hosted guest artists from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Posted: October 25, 2017

Selected as the first university participant in the nation, the University of Evansville Theatre hosted guest artists from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s internationally acclaimed Play on! Project, October 20–22. The Play On! Project is a provocative effort to translate William Shakespeare’s canon into contemporary English.

Dion speaks to eighth graders about presidential powers and U.S. Constitution

Posted: October 25, 2017

Professor Robert Dion spoke to eighth graders at Christ the King School last week about presidential powers and the U.S. Constitution. UE President Tom Kazee spoke to the same class last month about the powers of the legislative branch.

Significant Increases in UE Undergraduate Participation in Experiential Education

Posted: October 25, 2017

University of Evansville undergraduate participation in out-of-the-classroom, experiential education has increased from 78 percent to 96 percent over the last decade. Almost all of the UE 2016 graduating class participated in one or more out-of-class, experiential activities, including internships, co-ops, and undergraduate research.

University of Evansville Presenting Guest Lecture on Travels of St. Paul

Posted: October 24, 2017

Historian Glen Thompson will present a lecture on “Where St. Paul Really Traveled: New Archaeological Light on Paul’s Missionary Journeys” at the University of Evansville on Monday, November 13. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center.

High Schoolers Can Earn College Credit Through UE’s Online Health Sciences Certificate

Posted: October 23, 2017

High school juniors and seniors interested in a career in the health professions may earn college credit through the University of Evansville’s Health Sciences Certificate program. This online program provides exposure to a variety of health science disciplines giving participants a head start on their future health-related careers.

UE to Show Documentary “8 Borders, 8 Days”

Posted: October 23, 2017

The documentary 8 Borders, 8 Days will be shown Tuesday, November 14, at 6:00 p.m. in Room 170 of the Schroeder School of Business Building on the University of Evansville campus. The screening will be followed by an interactive discussion with the movie’s director Amanda Bailly, UE philosophy professor Derek Jones, and a panel of Syrian and American students. The event is free and open to the public.

Article on UE's Jezreel Expedition in Biblical Archaeology Review

Posted: October 23, 2017

An article co-authored by Jennie Ebeling, professor in the Department of Archaeology and Art History, appears in the latest issue of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine.

Xiao has paper published in Neurocomputing

Posted: October 23, 2017

Pengcheng Xiao, University of Evansville assistant professor of mathematics, has had a paper published in Neurocomputing titled "Manifold NMF with L21 norm for clustering." It proposes a robust manifold nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) algorithm based on L21 norm, and the projected gradient method is utilized to obtain the updating rules

UE professor Garnet Ungar presents book launch in New York City

Posted: October 23, 2017

University of Evansville associate professor of music Garnet Ungar, who recently co-wrote an autobiography of his teacher, revered pianist Abbey Simon, presented a book launch and signing at Yamaha Artists Services Salon in New York City on October 20. The book is available for purchase on Amazon by searching Abbey Simon Inner Voices.

UE instructor Leanne Hampton presents masterclass and workshop in Denver

Posted: October 23, 2017

Leanne Hampton, University of Evansville instructor of flute, presented a masterclass and workshop for the flute studio of Colleen White at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado.

University of Evansville Names Members of Presidential Search Committee

Posted: October 19, 2017

The nationwide search for the 24th president of the University of Evansville is under way.  The new president will replace Thomas A. Kazee, PhD, who announced in July that he would step down effective May 31, 2018.

Edwards lectures at Colgate University

Posted: October 19, 2017

Dale Edwards, University of Evansville professor and chair of biology, was recently invited to give a lecture at Colgate University about his research on the evolutionary ecology of parasitic water mites. Edwards is coauthor of a book about water mites titled Mites of Freshwater Mollusks.

MacLeod lectures on editorial cartoons and leads workshop on political cartooning

Posted: October 19, 2017

University of Evansville professor of history James MacLeod recently delivered a lecture on the “History of Editorial Cartoons” as part of the highly successful, first-ever comic con at the Evansville museum. He also led a workshop that looked at the art of political cartooning.

Niedbala serving as Vanderburgh Co. Historical Society board student representative

Posted: October 19, 2017

University of Evansville student Elizabeth Niedbala is serving as a student representative on the board of the Vanderburgh County Historical Society. She is the second UE history major to fill this position, following UE graduate Jessica Newell.

UE’s Annual Chili Bowl Sale Planned for October 26

Posted: October 17, 2017

The University of Evansville’s annual Chili Bowl Sale is planned for October 26 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the UE Clay Club, will be set up in the area between Hyde and Sampson Halls on UE’s campus. The rain location for the event is Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center.

Professor Arlen Kaufman Invested as UE's G. Richard and Rita Eykamp Endowed Chair in Chemistry

Posted: October 16, 2017

The University of Evansville’s William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry has announced the investiture of UE professor Arlen Kaufman as the G. Richard and Rita Eykamp Endowed Chair in Chemistry. The investiture ceremony was held Saturday, October 14, on UE’s campus.

Assistant professor Todd Matteson exhibits two artworks

Posted: October 16, 2017

Todd A. Matteson, assistant professor of art, had two pieces accepted into the Arts Council and the Evansville museum's juried 2017 Working Together exhibit.

Schroeder team publishes in top journal

Posted: October 13, 2017

Sethlyn Morgan, Atefeh Yazdanparast, and Greg Rawski published their article "Creating a Distinctive Business Career Outcome Program" in the Journal of Vocational Education and Training.

Niedbala wins UE history department's Orville Jaebker Student Research Prize

Posted: October 13, 2017

Senior Elizabeth Niedbala has won the Department of History's Orville Jaebker Student Research Prize for her outstanding senior thesis research proposal. She received a check at the most recent history department general meeting and will use the money to facilitate her research into the origins and influence of film noir.

UE student Josh Franklin offered position at Dream Car Museum

Posted: October 13, 2017

Josh Franklin, a University of Evansville student majoring in history, has a passion for cars and museum work that earned him an internship position at the Dream Car Museum in Evansville. In this position, he helped set up some exhibits in the museum and learned about each item within the museum.

MacLeod gives lecture at Evansville museum

Posted: October 13, 2017

University of Evansville professor of history James MacLeod recently delivered a lecture to a packed house at the Evansville museum on “The Impact of World War One.” The lecture marked the opening of the museum’s exhibit "Over There" on the impact of WWI on Evansville. MacLeod is chair of the museum's history committee and also serves on the museum’s board of trustees.

Robert Dion featured in Indiana Historical Society exhibition

Posted: October 11, 2017

The Indiana Historical Society recently unveiled its newest exhibition, Be Heard: LGBT Experiences in Indiana. The display is the culmination of years of work done by Indianapolis photographer Mark Lee in gathering oral histories from a wide variety of people across the state, including Robert Dion, chairperson of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society at the University of Evansville

The 2017 Indiana Teacher of Year to Visit UE on October 11-12

Posted: October 10, 2017

Jitka Nelson, 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year, will visit the University of Evansville campus on Wednesday and Thursday, October 11-12. She will be speaking to students and professors on such topics as strategies and tips for working successfully with ESL students and their families. There will also be an informal Q&A session.

Professor Kretz presenting on ethics and social change major

Posted: October 10, 2017

University of Evansville assistant professor of philosophy Lisa Kretz is attending the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum conference. She will be presenting on the University of Evansville’s new ethics and social change major, the only one of its kind in the United States.

Kiesel's research published in international journal

Posted: October 10, 2017

Kyle Kiesel, University of Evansville professor and chair of physical therapy, has been published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. His article is titled “Development of a Screening protocol to Identify Individuals with Dysfunctional Breathing.”

UE Nursing Students Plan Food Drive for Local Food Pantry

Posted: October 6, 2017

The senior nursing students at the University of Evansville are currently sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Catalyst Church Food Pantry in Evansville. Donations of peanut butter and jelly and canned fruit in 100 percent juice are especially needed.

Creative writing alumnus publishes poetry chapbook

Posted: October 4, 2017

University of Evansville creative writing alumnus Elisabeth Meyer has published a chapbook of formal poetry, The Word B-i-r-d, with No Chair Press. Meyer thanked UE creative writing faculty and former faculty members Rob Griffith, William Baer, and Mike Carson in the book. Her collection can be found on No Chair Press's website and Amazon.com.

Teichmer to perform at Oakland University

Posted: October 4, 2017

University of Evansville saxophone professor Shawn Teichmer will travel to Rochester, Michigan, the week of October 2-7 to give a recital at Oakland University

Artist Lisa Pixley to Present Exhibit in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: October 4, 2017

“Putting on Airs,” an exhibit of prints by artist Lisa Pixley, will be displayed at the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from October 30-December 9. On Thursday, November 9, there will be a reception for Pixley at 6:30 p.m., and a lecture by the artist at 7:00 p.m. These events, which are free and open to the public, are part of the Efroymson Family Fund Emerging Contemporary Artist Lecture Series.

Former Death Row Inmate to Speak at UE on October 30

Posted: October 3, 2017

30 Years on Death Row: A Call to Action for Criminal Justice Reform

Mr. Anthony Ray Hinton will speak at the University of Evansville as part of the Honors Program Lecture Series on Monday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall Room 251. This event is free to the public and seating is limited—first come, first served.

UE’s Department of Archaeology and Art History to Host Two-Day Symposium in New Harmony November 11-12

Posted: October 2, 2017

University of Evansville’s Department of Archaeology and Art History will host a two-day symposium in New Harmony on November 11-12, entitled From New Harmony to the Holy Land: The Story of Rosamond Dale Oliphant Templeton, “Formerly Owner of Armageddon.”

September 2017

UE Recognized for Affordability and Student Benefits on Several Top College Lists

Posted: September 26, 2017

The University of Evansville has been named to several top college lists, including rankings by Princeton Review, Forbes and Money. These commendations are in addition to those from U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly earlier this month.

UE Named Number 7 Baccalaureate College in the Nation and a “Best Bang for the Buck” school by Washington Monthly

Posted: September 25, 2017

The University of Evansville is ranked number 7 in the nation among Baccalaureate Colleges on the 2017 Washington Monthly College Rankings. UE was also named a “Best Bang for the Buck” school by the publication.

Professor Katie Mullins has story picked up at Iron Horse

Posted: September 20, 2017

University of Evansville assistant professor of creative writing Katie Mullins' story "Bring Eliza Home" was recently selected for publication by Iron Horse Literary Review. The story will be out for Christmas, and is based on a true story out of Evansville.

Sari Baum receives 2017 Gumbert Award in Creative Writing

Posted: September 20, 2017

University of Evansville senior Sari Baum is this year’s recipient of the Gumbert Award in Creative Writing. The award was established at UE to “recognize outstanding artistic excellence or achievement” in the arts.

Dallinger serves as clinician at MTSA

Posted: September 20, 2017

University of Evansville violin professor Carol Dallinger recently served as guest clinician at the 10th Annual Violin Workshop of the Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association, in Nashville..

Ace Purple Celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Posted: September 19, 2017

Today is the 15th annual "Talk Like a Pirate Day" and Ace Purple challenges YOU to find your inner scallywag and participate in the fun! 

Ebeling presents at conference in Mainz

Posted: September 18, 2017

Associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling recently attended the second Association for Ground Stone Tools Research in Mainz, Germany.

UE Schroeder School of Business is “Fastest Mover” in US News & World Report Rankings

Posted: September 15, 2017

The Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville has elevated its ranking to number 4 nationally among small-private universities by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Schroeder is the “fastest mover” among all business schools moving up 35 places to #183 overall.

UE receives $113,000 Grant for Recruitment and Retention of Teachers

Posted: September 14, 2017

The University of Evansville has received a $113,551 grant from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to support programs that recruit teachers in high-need subjects and schools.

UE Webelos Engineering Day set for October 28

Posted: September 14, 2017

The University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science 2017 Webelos Engineering Pin Day is planned for Saturday, October 28, in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The event will be from 8:00-11:15 a.m.

UE to Offer UExplore Engineering Program

Posted: September 14, 2017

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science is offering a UExplore Engineering Program for high school students. The program is designed to give participants a better understanding of the fields of civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering and computer science through activities, hands-on projects, and tours of local industry.

Yazdanparast has paper accepted journal

Posted: September 13, 2017

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, has had a paper accepted by the European Journal of Marketing, an A* ranked journal by the Australian Business Deans Council.

UE Professor to Make Official Attempt at Breaking World Record for Highest Stack of Tortillas at UE ChangeFest, September 15

Posted: September 13, 2017

On Friday, September 15, the University of Evansville will hold its first ever “ChangeFest” to support programs that are bringing positive change to the world—Mission Guatemala, Cuba Skate, the upcoming Habitat for Humanity build in Guatemala, and more.

Several events will happen simultaneously on UE’s East Terrace Lawn (listed below). The main attraction will be an official attempt to break the Guinness world record for the highest stack of tortillas. All 430+ tortillas used in the attempt were donated by Abraham Brown, owner of the popular and local La Campirana. Professor Mark Valenzuela will use a homemade smokeless stove (similar to the ones UE students will build and install in Guatemalan homes later this year) to fry tortillas before adding them to the stack. The final purple tortilla will be delivered by UE President Tom Kazee in an “epic” fashion. It is estimated to take approximately 30 minutes and 300 tortillas to break the record. 

UE Constitution Day Program Set for September 15

Posted: September 12, 2017

Karen Hall, assistant professor of law at Ohio Northern University, will be the speaker at the University of Evansville’s Constitution Day lecture on Friday, September 15. She will be discussing “The Constitution and the Rule of Law in America.”

UE Ranked Third Best Midwest Value University by U.S. News & World Report, Among Other Honors

Posted: September 12, 2017

Among other honors, the University of Evansville has been named a Best Midwest Value school in the annual Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report. UE was ranked third, up 10 spots from last year. This ranking is based on the school’s academic quality and net cost of attendance for a student receiving the average need-based financial aid.

UE Homecoming 2017 Reunion Weekend planned for October 13-15

Posted: September 11, 2017

The University of Evansville Homecoming 2017 Reunion Weekend is October 13-15. Special events are planned for parents and alumni, many of which will be open to the public.

Ace Race to benefit UE’s pro bono physical therapy clinic

Posted: September 11, 2017

Ace Race, a 5K run benefiting Ace CARE - the University of Evansville’s pro bono physical therapy clinic - is planned for Saturday, October 14, at 9:00 a.m. on UE’s campus. The event, which is open to the public, is part of the University’s homecoming celebration.

Biology students' frog research makes journal front cover

Posted: September 11, 2017

University of Evansville biology students Kane Stratman and Maddie Ralph recently had their work on the impacts of range expansion in green treefrogs published in the peer-reviewed journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Their work was also selected to provide the cover image. UE associate professor of biology Noah Gordon was listed as a co-author.

UE professor emeritus Ed Lacy named Jazz Musician of Year

Posted: September 11, 2017

University of Evansville professor emeritus Ed Lacy has been chosen as the Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz Musician of the Year. He will be presented with an award onstage on Saturday, September 16 at the Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival in downtown Evansville.

Sharon Kazee receives UE Theatre Society Honor

Posted: September 8, 2017

Dr. Sharon Kazee was awarded the Barbara St. Clair Mckenna Award at the annual UE Theatre Society Board and Faculty Dinner on Wednesday, September 6. This award is the highest honor given by the Theatre Society and recognizes someone who has contributed greatly to the organization through their arts advocacy efforts.

UE professor Paul Bone awarded residency

Posted: September 8, 2017

Creative writing professor Paul Bone has been awarded a writer-in-residence stay at Rivendell Writers' Colony, located in Sewanee, Tennessee, on property adjacent to the University of the South on the Cumberland Plateau.

Peter Schmidt has research paper accepted for publication

Posted: September 7, 2017

University of Evansville associate professor of mechanical engineering Peter Schmidt has had - along with his research group - an original research article accepted to the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Biology students present research at conference

Posted: September 7, 2017

Biology students Josh Baty and Liz Daugherty presented the results of their summer research at the KUH Summer Undergraduate Research Conference held August 2-4 in Bethesda, Maryland.

University of Evansville Dedicates Diversity Resource Center

Posted: September 7, 2017

The University of Evansville held a dedication ceremony for the newly finished Diversity Resource Center on September 6 at noon. The dedication took place in the back yard of the Diversity Resource Center, located at 436 Weinbach Avenue, and UE students gave tours of the house following the ceremony.

University of Evansville announces Coffee Hour Lecture Series for 2017-18

Posted: September 5, 2017

The University of Evansville’s 2017-18 annual Coffee Hour Lecture series begins Thursday, October 5, with the Wahnita DeLong Reading. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public. Elizabeth A.A. Wilson will be the speaker for the October 5 lecture, which will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery.

Professor Clark Kimberling has research published

Posted: September 5, 2017

University of Evansville professor of mathematics Clark Kimberling is co-author, with Christian Ballot (France) and Peter Moses (England), of "Linear Recurrences Originating from Polynomial Trees," in the Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and Their Applications.

Maass presents research to American Political Science Association

Posted: September 5, 2017

Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science, presented research to the annual conference of the American Political Science Association on Thursday, August 31, in San Francisco.

Beavers joins philosophy and AI program committee

Posted: September 5, 2017

Anthony Beavers, professor of philosophy, has been invited to join the program committee for the 2017 Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence Conference which will be held this November at the University of Leeds.

UE Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review Class Planned

Posted: September 5, 2017

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced dates for the annual review and preparation course for those planning to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

August 2017

Professor Katie Mullins nominated for Best of the Net

Posted: August 30, 2017

Katie Darby Mullins, University of Evansville assistant professor of creative writing, has had a story, "How to Become a Tiger," nominated for a Best of the Net award by The Rumpus.

IMEA Symposium at UE on August 31

Posted: August 30, 2017

The Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA) will be hosting the Southern Indiana Symposium & Clinic, a full-bodied professional development event for educators, at the University of Evansville on Thursday, August 31. It will offer sessions for all levels of music educators in band, orchestra, choral, and general music.

Police Commissioner during Boston Marathon Bombing to speak at UE's Snyder Lecture

Posted: August 30, 2017

The University of Evansville’s Patricia Snyder Lecture is set for Thursday, October 12, at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The speaker will be former Boston Police Department commissioner Ed Davis, who was at the forefront of the emergency response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the arrests that followed. 

The topic of Davis’s lecture will be “Policing in America: The Changing Landscape of Our Cities & Law Enforcement’s Role in Protecting Our Communities.”

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Reserve your seat online here. 

UE Student Trevor Lax Earns Gold Badge in Coding through Smart Launch Tech

Posted: August 28, 2017

University of Evansville student Trevor Lax recently completed training in Smart Tech Launch – a coding program for liberal arts students. Independent Colleges of Indiana and Eleven Fifty Academy partnered to create Smart Launch Tech as a way to marry the technical skills of coding with the problem-solving approach of a liberal arts education.

University of Evansville Andiron Lecture Series Begins October 4

Posted: August 28, 2017

The University of Evansville’s 2017-18 Andiron Lectures in Liberal Arts and Sciences series begins Wednesday, October 4. Atefeh Yazdanparast, UE assistant professor of marketing and Mead Johnson Endowed Chair in Business, will be discussing “Advertising and Pseudo-Culture: An Analysis of Changing Women’s Portrayal as Reflected in Magazine Advertisements.”

University of Evansville Dedicates Jones Hall in Honor of Generous Donors Paul and Pat Jones

Posted: August 24, 2017

The University of Evansville dedicated Jones Hall today in honor of two of its most generous donors, Paul and Pat Jones.

University of Evansville Art Exhibit to Feature Work of Fiber Artists

Posted: August 22, 2017

The work of six fiber artists will be featured in an exhibit at the University of Evansville in September and October. The exhibit titled "Fibervisions" will be on display in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from September 11-October 22. There will be a reception for the artists on Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

UE Professor Diane Brewer Named 2017 Arts Educator of the Year

Posted: August 22, 2017

Diane Brewer, professor of theatre and resident dramaturg at the University of Evansville, was recently named the 2017 Arts Educator of the Year at the annual Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony. The event was held Thursday, August 17.

Edwards and Gordon publish research article

Posted: August 21, 2017

Dale Edwards and Noah Gordon along with Anne Steele (’13) from the Department of Biology had an article published in the current volume of Journal of Parasitology. Edwards is chair of UE's Department of Biology, and Gordon is an associate professor of biology at UE

Shelby presents paper at Annual Meetings of Association for the Sociology of Religion

Posted: August 21, 2017

On Monday, August 14, Rob Shelby, assistant professor of sociology, convened a session on religious change at micro, meso, and macro level at the Annual Meetings of the Association for the Sociology of Religion in Montreal, Canada.

Plikuhn presents paper at Annual Meetings of American Sociological Association

Posted: August 16, 2017

Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociology, presented her paper "Teaching and So Much More: Experiences and Opportunities at a Liberal Arts University" at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association in Montreal, Canada, on Sunday, August 13.

Vectren Foundation Commits $100,000 to UE’s Hyde Hall Renovation Project

Posted: August 15, 2017

The Vectren Foundation has committed to a gift of $100,000 for the University of Evansville’s Hyde Hall renovation project. The funds will be used to increase the building’s energy efficiency through such upgrades as new heating, ventilation, and cooling systems (HVAC) and new windows.

University of Evansville Announces Berger Awards for 2017

Posted: August 15, 2017

Three University of Evansville professors were honored today – August 15 - with the Sadelle and Sydney Berger Awards for 2017. The awards were presented by Charlie Berger during UE’s Fall Conference. Professor of archaeology Alan Kaiser received the Berger Award for Scholarly Activity, while associate professor of biology Joyce Stamm and associate professor of mathematics Adam Salminen received the Berger Award for Service.

Rachel Brown has journal article published

Posted: August 14, 2017

Rachel Brown, visiting assistant professor of religion, has had an article published in the current issue of the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 46(2). Brown was invited to contribute an article to this special edition of the Bulletin on theorizing and teaching food and religion

Strobel to participate in conferences in England

Posted: August 10, 2017

Heidi Strobel, associate professor of art history, will be presenting a paper at the Enlightened Princesses conference on October 31. The conference is sponsored by the Historic Royal Palaces (UK) and the Yale Center for British Art.

UE's Physician Assistant Program Featured on PAEA Website

Posted: August 10, 2017

The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) has featured the University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program on its website. 

Hochwender to speak at Science with a Twist

Posted: August 9, 2017

Professor of biology Cris Hochwender will be speaking at Bokeh Lounge on Wednesday. August 16, at 6:30 p.m. His talk will be on loss of habitat and the survival of native species.

Students to present at Society of Neuroscience meeting

Posted: August 7, 2017

University of Evansville neuroscience students Sarah Dufresne and Brianna Nichols have been selected to present at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC, this November.

Cirino publishes article in Huffington Post

Posted: August 3, 2017

Associate professor of English and the Melvin M. Peterson Endowed Chair in English Mark Cirino co-wrote an article that was published in the Huffington Post. Cirino's article discusses a newly published Hemingway vignette called Torcello Piece.

University of Evansville Ranked a 2017 Best Value School for a Bachelor’s in Archaeology

Posted: August 1, 2017

The University of Evansville’s archaeology program has been ranked among the top 20 best value schools for a bachelor's in archaeology by College Values Online. The ranking was published on the organization's website in April.

Heidi Strobel participated in seminar at Yale University

Posted: August 1, 2017

Heidi Strobel, University of Evansville associate professor of art history, participated in a seminar at Yale University on teaching 19th-century European and American landscape art from July 23-28.

UE professor Mike Zimmer has journal article published

Posted: August 1, 2017

University of Evansville professor emeritus of economics Mike Zimmer has had an article published in the current issue of Cogent Economics and Finance 5(1): 1348327.

Professor Lisa Kretz interviewed

Posted: August 1, 2017

Professor Lisa Kretz was interviewed by Susan Hawthorne for the website Engaged Philosophy: Civic Engagement in Philosophy Classes, along with a number of other philosophers such as Peter Singer and Michael Burroughs.

July 2017

Dion was featured speaker at Indiana We The People Summer Institute

Posted: July 28, 2017

Robert Dion, University of Evansville chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was a featured speaker at the Indiana We The People Summer Institute held at Indiana University in Bloomington from July 9-13. 

The University of Evansville’s Affiliation with United Methodist Church Reaffirmed

Posted: July 26, 2017

The United Methodist Church University Senate has reaffirmed without qualification the affiliation of the University of Evansville with the United Methodist Church. UE has maintained a strong relationship with the church for over a century and a half, since the founding of the University.

Azarian publishes review of math research paper in Mathematical Reviews

Posted: July 25, 2017

Mohammad K. Azarian, professor of mathematics, has published a review of a research paper in the American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet), the most respected data base for research in mathematical sciences

Biology professor Cris Hochwender leads community outreach at Vectren Conservation Park

Posted: July 25, 2017

On Saturday, July 22, professor of biology Cris Hochwender took a group of naturalists from the Southwest Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society (SWINPAWS) to Vectren Conservation Park, to explore issues in restoration ecology.

Keith Turner named John Wesley minister and assistant chaplain

Posted: July 25, 2017

Keith Turner has joined the University of Evansville as the John Wesley minister and assistant chaplain and the assistant program director for the Lilly funded summer youth theology institute, Open Table.

UE Officials Tour Med School Construction Site

Posted: July 20, 2017

On July 18, a group of University of Evansville officials got a sneak peek at the multi-institutional medical campus currently under construction in downtown Evansville. 

University of Evansville Announces New Test-Optional Admission Policy

Posted: July 18, 2017

High School Students Can Apply to UE without Submitting SAT or ACT Scores

The University of Evansville will become a “test optional” school beginning with the class entering in fall 2018. Applications open August 1, and new applicants to UE will have the choice to opt out of submitting standardized test scores from the SAT and ACT for admission consideration. 

UE’s Department of Music Receives Accreditation Renewal from NASM

Posted: July 14, 2017

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville was recently granted renewed accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). UE’s music department has been accredited since 1948.

UE marketing students develop digital marketing plan for Direct Care for Me

Posted: July 12, 2017

University of Evansville marketing students have developed a digital marketing plan for Direct Care For Me (DCM), a Nashville, Tennessee, company cofounded by UE alumnus Matthew Taber.

UE DPT grad Kristen Sholander presents research poster at national conference

Posted: July 11, 2017

University of Evansville DPT ’17 graduate Kristen Sholander recently presented research at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Next Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Bandi presents at Slate Conference in Chicago

Posted: July 11, 2017

University of Evansville enrollment technology specialist Bhargavi Bandi recently presented at the 5th annual Slate Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on June 29-30.

Xiao has article published in Science China Technological Sciences

Posted: July 11, 2017

University of Evansville assistant professor of mathematics Pengcheng Xiao has had an article published in Science China Technological Sciences.

Yazdanparast has paper accepted in Journal of Marketing Management

Posted: July 11, 2017

Atefeh Yazdanparast, University of Evansville assistant professor of marketing, has had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing Management.

Robert Dion receives 2017 Making Democracy Work Award

Posted: July 6, 2017

Robert Dion, chair of the University of Evansville's Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was the recipient of the 2017 “Making Democracy Work” Award at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana last weekend. 

UE creative writing professor publishes poems

Posted: July 6, 2017

Paul Bone, associate professor of creative writing, recently published a poem titled "Poem" in the American Journal of Poetry. You can read Bone's poem on the American Journal of Poetry's website.

UE grad Riley Horlock wins student manager scholarship

Posted: July 6, 2017

Riley Horlock, a 20l7 UE graduate from St. Charles, Illinois, recently won a $500 student manager scholarship from the Athletic Equipment Managers Association. The award was announced at the AEMA national convention in Atlanta in early June.

University of Evansville President Thomas A. Kazee Announces Departure

Posted: July 3, 2017

The University of Evansville’s 23rd president, Thomas A. Kazee, will step down on May 31, 2018, after an eight-year tenure at the institution. Since his inauguration in June 2010, Kazee has led UE as it has developed new programs, enhanced and expanded its physical facilities, and extended its reach as an international institution.

June 2017

Baines gives paper at Toronto conference

Posted: June 27, 2017

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a paper at the 2017 North American James Joyce Conference. The conference was June 21-25 at the University of Toronto. Baines’s paper was titled, “When the Lévy-Bruhls: The threefold Anthropologist of Finnegans Wake I.6.”

Creative writing professor Paul Bone publishes poems

Posted: June 27, 2017

Paul Bone, University of Evansville associate professor of creative writing, recently published two poems - "The Truest of Our Offerings" and "Gun Cabinet" - in the online literary journal Ducts. You can read the poems on the Ducts' website.

UE's Peters-Margedant House Featured by USA Today

Posted: June 23, 2017

The Peters-Margedant House, located on the University of Evansville campus, was featured on USA Today's list of the 25 must-see buildings in Indiana. 

Kim presents research at the University of Hong Kong, China

Posted: June 22, 2017

Young C. Kim, associate professor of political science and director of international studies, recently presented at the conference of the International Studies Association in Hong Kong, China, on June 16.

Mathematics professor publishes article in "Pattern Recognition Letters"

Posted: June 22, 2017

Pengcheng Xiao, assistant professor of mathematics, has published one research paper in Pattern Recognition Letters with his collaborators. The paper is titled” A new image classification method based on modified condensed nearest neighbor and convolutional neural networks.” You can read the article on the Science Direct website.

Plants from UE's Native Plant garden used at WWNP

Posted: June 22, 2017

The University of Evansville's own Native Plant Garden in Koch Courtyard was used as a plant source for species used in Wesselman Woods’ new Pollinator Garden, one of that nature preserve’s newest educational outreach efforts.

Biol 119 and Biol 299 research presented at HHMI symposium

Posted: June 20, 2017

UE students Humza Khan and Lauren Roberts attended the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's ninth annual SEA-PHAGES symposium at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus, where they presented a poster titled "Craff-ting our phage: isolation and annotation of Craff."

Maass talks Russian hacking with WNIN

Posted: June 13, 2017

Richard W. Maass, assistant professor of political science, was recently interviewed by 88.3 WNIN FM about reports that Russian hackers targeted US election systems. Check out the interview on WNIN’s website.

UE biology and environmental science students publish in PIAS

Posted: June 13, 2017

Research by Andrew Nunn, Michelle Sonnenberger, and Matt Roberts – under the direction of professor of biology Cris Hochwender - was published in the most recent volume of the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Nunn and Sonnenberger are graduating senior biology majors and Roberts graduated from UE with a degree in environmental science in 2016.

UE professors among nation's top professors at St. Louis Conference

Posted: June 13, 2017

Several UE professors recently attended the Teaching Professor Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference focused on the latest research of teaching in higher education, and was a collaboration of the nation's top professors.

Robert Dion appears on Canadian national radio program

Posted: June 6, 2017

Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society at the University of Evansville, was interviewed last weekend on Radio-Canada, regarding the first months of the Trump presidency.

Institute for Global Enterprise co-hosts global social innovation workshop in Germany

Posted: June 6, 2017

Six University of Evansville students and Jill Griffin, executive director for the Institute of Global Enterprise at UE, recently attended a 3-day global social innovation workshop in Konstanz, Germany.

Cirino's "Hidden Hemingway" wins second gold medal

Posted: June 6, 2017

The Eric Hoffer Book Award has announced that Mark Cirino’s Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park has won the 2017 gold medal in the reference category.

May 2017

DPT student Janae Wagler presents research poster at national conference

Posted: May 30, 2017

University of Evansville second year DPT student Janae Wagler and assistant professor of physical therapy Tzurei Chen recently presented at the Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

UE student Adam Lonnberg receives SIAM Recognition

Posted: May 25, 2017

University of Evansville student Adam Lonnberg recently received a 2017 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student Chapter Certificate of Recognition. Lonnberg is majoring in mathematics at UE.

University of Evansville Announces Partnership with New Food Service Provider

Posted: May 22, 2017

The University of Evansville has signed an agreement with Chartwells, a new food service provider who will begin serving the campus community in fall 2017. Chartwells will offer menu items from Chick-fil-A and Starbucks as well as several other new dining options.

Professor Mark Cirino's article appears in Huffington Post

Posted: May 18, 2017

University of Evansville associate professor of English and Melvin M. Peterson Endowed Chair in English Mark Cirino has co-written an article that appeared in the Huffington Post. The article was written in honor of the 100th anniversary of Ernest Hemingway's high school graduation.

Honoring Women Veterans Conference at UE Planned for June 17

Posted: May 15, 2017

The eighth annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at the University of Evansville is set for Saturday, June 17, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., in Ridgway University Center. This day of education, fun, and camaraderie is free and open for women who have served and currently serve in the United States military.

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Rookie of the Year at NASA Student Launch Competition

Posted: May 15, 2017

UE's Project Ace, a team of mechanical engineering students led by seven seniors, was awarded Rookie of the Year for their performance in the NASA Student Launch competition. 

University of Evansville Reduces Tuition on Newly Announced Adult Degree Completion Program

Posted: May 10, 2017

The University of Evansville’s Center for Adult Education has developed a new undergraduate degree program for adults. The university studies degree program provides flexible options for working professionals desiring to advance their careers through earning a degree. Students will chart a degree path to help them meet their personal and professional goals.

Funeral Arrangements and Obituary for Devin Cyr

Posted: May 9, 2017

Visitation and funeral services for Devin Cyr will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 124 N. New York Street in Remington, Indiana this Thursday and Friday. Details are as follows and all times are Eastern:

Mechanical Engineering Major Austin Kraus wins ASME Arthur L. Williston Medal

Posted: May 9, 2017

Mechanical engineering senior Austin Kraus was selected as the most recent winner of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Arthur L. Williston Medal national writing competition.

Austin Kraus Senior Photo

Professor Mary Ellen Wylie Named Outstanding Teacher of the Year at UE Commencement

Posted: May 6, 2017

Mary Ellen Wylie, professor of music at the University of Evansville, was named the 2017 Outstanding Teacher at the University during today’s UE’s 159th Commencement exercises.

UE Professor Lora Becker Receives University’s Eykamp Prize at Commencement

Posted: May 6, 2017

University of Evansville associate professor of psychology and director of the neuroscience program Lora Becker was named the recipient of the 2017 Eykamp Prize during the University’s 159th Commencement exercises. Becker is the second recipient of the honor.

UE Announces Outstanding Senior Awards at Commencement

Posted: May 6, 2017

Lynnette J. Whitsitt and Nathan Wallisch were named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Seniors during today’s Commencement at the Ford Center.

King receives Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies

Posted: May 4, 2017

Megan King has been awarded the 2016-17 Wesley T. Milner Distinguished Senior Award of International Studies Program. The newly established honor is awarded annually to the outstanding senior of International Studies major.

Gieselman Selected for Faculty Seminar on Teaching Interfaith Understanding

Posted: May 3, 2017

University of Evansville chaplain and director of religious life Tammy Gieselman has been selected from a competitive, national pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on teaching interfaith understanding.

University of Evansville Reaches Key Fundraising Goal for Hyde Hall Renovations

Posted: May 3, 2017

The University of Evansville has reached the first critical goal in the fundraising campaign to renovate one of its most-used buildings. The completion of this goal enables the University to proceed with renovations to Hyde Hall.

Rawski has paper published in international journal

Posted: May 2, 2017

UE Schroeder Family School of Business Greg Rawski has published a journal article, “User Engagement in Social Media,” in the International Journal of Information Technology and Management.

UE’s Professional Athletic Training Program Earns Five Year Accreditation

Posted: May 2, 2017

The University of Evansville’s Professional Athletic Training Program has been granted five-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) with the next comprehensive review occurring during the 2021-22 academic year.  

University of Evansville Signs Agreement with Tindley Accelerated Schools

Posted: May 1, 2017

The University of Evansville has signed an agreement with Charles A. Tindley Accelerated Schools in Indianapolis to begin a dual credit program beginning the 2017-18 academic year.

Tracey Folden named to Henderson County Sports Hall of Fame

Posted: May 1, 2017

UE vice president of academic affairs and Title IX officer Tracey Folden has been named to the 2017 class of the Henderson County Sports Hall of Fame.

UE biology students receive awards

Posted: May 1, 2017

The University of Evansville Biology Awards Reception was held on April 26 to honor the outstanding achievements of UE biology students during the 2016-17 academic year.

Dean's Teaching Awards announced

Posted: May 1, 2017

The University of Evansville Dean's Teaching Awards from the academic deans for 2016-17 have been announced.

Johnson and Serafino receive Senior Research Award

Posted: May 1, 2017

Senior sociology major Logan Johnson and senior international studies and criminal justice major Hayley Serafino have been awarded the 2006-17 Hanns G. Pieper Sociology and Criminal Justice Senior Research Award.

April 2017

Rania Mousa is the recipient of the Dean's Research Award 2017

Posted: April 27, 2017

Rania Mousa, associate professor of accounting, has received her second 2017 Dean's Research Award. The award was given in recognition of Mousa's latest paper, "The evolution of electronic filing process at the UK's HM Revenue and Customs: The case of XBRL adoption.

Klinger and Grabill writing awards announced

Posted: April 27, 2017

The University of Evansville Department of English has announced the winners of the Virginia Lowell Grabill Awards for academic writing and the George Klinger Prize for best academic essay.

Gordon publishes research study on finding signal in noisy environments

Posted: April 27, 2017

Noah Gordon, associate professor of biology, recently published a paper in collaboration with biologists from Washington University and the University of Minnesota on the information female frogs use to orient toward desirable noise.

Religion professor contributes to international volume

Posted: April 24, 2017

The new book Paul and Seneca in Dialogue assembles an international group of scholars to consider the connections and contrasts between the thought of the apostle Paul and that of the ancient Roman philosopher Seneca. University of Evansville religion professor Jim Ware’s contribution to the volume is entitled “The Salvation of Creation: Seneca and Paul on the Cosmos, Human Beings, and their Future.”

UE choir program receives national distinction

Posted: April 24, 2017

The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) chose the University of Evansville to represent the state of Indiana in the National Collegiate Honor Choir which took place last month in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as part of the 2017 American Choral Directors Association National Conference.

English department literary conference on Friday and Saturday

Posted: April 20, 2017

The Department of English at the University of Evansville invites all members of the campus community to its sixth annual literary conference on April 21 and 22.

Nikolidakis signs with literary agent

Posted: April 19, 2017

Assistant professor of creative writing Lisa Nikolidakis has signed with literary agent Rayhané Sanders of Massie & McQuilkin for representation of her book projects in fiction and nonfiction. Massie & McQuilkin represents some of the finest names in literature today, such as Roxane Gay, Lidia Yuknavitch, Annie Dillard, Dan Chaon, and many others.

Sari Baum places In Norton Writer's Prize

Posted: April 19, 2017

University of Evansville junior Sari Baum was the recent runner-up in the competitive 2016 Norton Writer's Prize, a national competition that is awarded annually for an outstanding essay written by an undergraduate

Winners of the Virginia Lowell Grabill Award announced

Posted: April 19, 2017

Each year, the University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing has the pleasure of announcing the student winners of The Virginia Lowell Grabill Award for excellence in undergraduate creative writing.

Gieselman invited to serve on ordination credentialing board

Posted: April 19, 2017

Bishop Julius Trimble, resident bishop of the Indiana Area of The United Methodist Church, has invited University of Evansville chaplain Tamara Gieselman to serve on the United Methodist Indiana Conference Board of Ordained Ministry.

Schmidt elected to American Society for Engineering Education board of directors

Posted: April 19, 2017

Peter Schmidt, University of Evansville associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been elected chair of professional interest council II and member of the American Society for Engineering Education board of directors.

Yazdanparast and Alhenawi have manuscript accepted

Posted: April 18, 2017

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, and Yasser Alhenawi, associate professor of finance, have a new manuscript accepted for publication in the Financial Service Review. Their work explores the role of psychological characteristics in household borrowing decisions.

Yazdanparast publishes in Journal of Consumer Marketing

Posted: April 18, 2017

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, has had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Consumer Marketing.

Cirino's "Hidden Hemingway" wins Gold Medal

Posted: April 18, 2017

Mark Cirino's recent book, Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park, was awarded the Gold Medal in the Reference category of the 2017 Independent Publishers Book Awards.

Kretz publishes article on bias in journal "Teaching Philosophy"

Posted: April 18, 2017

Assistant professor of philosophy Lisa Kretz's paper "Debiasing the Philosophy Classroom" was recently published in the journal Teaching Philosophy. This publication is the premier journal for teachers of philosophy. 

Public Invited to UE Engineering Excellence Day

Posted: April 18, 2017

The University of Evansville’s annual Engineering Excellence Day is set for Saturday, April 22, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Austin delivers final Crick Lecture of the year

Posted: April 10, 2017

University of Evansville executive vice president for academic affairs Michael Austin will deliver the University’s final Crick Lecture of the 2016-17 school year. His topic will be “A Certain Convocation of Politic Worms: Literature and the Fear of Being Eaten.” The lecture will be April 12 at 4:00 p.m., in Room 100 in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science.

UE Students Perform with Jazz Legend Doc Severinsen In Front of Packed House

Posted: April 5, 2017

“Before I begin, let me ask the ladies…how do you like the outfit?”

Donning a bright pink suit true to his signature style, former leader of The Tonight Show Band Doc Severinsen took the stage with students in the University of Evansville Jazz Ensemble I to play to a packed Victory Theatre Tuesday night.

UE Presents Outstanding Educators of the Year Award for 2017

Posted: April 5, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, four educators in Vanderburgh County were recognized by surprise announcements as Outstanding Educators of the Year during the University of Evansville’s 26th annual presentation in the Vanderburgh County schools. The competition recognizes current classroom teachers and building principals in grades K-12 with at least three years of experience.

UE Selects Donna Teague as New Vice President for Fiscal Affairs

Posted: April 4, 2017

Donna Teague has been named the new vice president for fiscal affairs and administration at the University of Evansville. She has been serving in that position in the interim since January 2017.

UE Engineering OPTIONS Camps Set for June

Posted: April 3, 2017

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Evansville has announced the dates for Engineering OPTIONS, its annual engineering summer camps.

UE Scholars for Syria Lecture to Feature Personal Stories of Syrian Students

Posted: April 3, 2017

The UE Scholars for Syria Lecture at the University of Evansville on Thursday, April 6, will feature four Syrian students who will graduate from UE this spring. The students will be sharing their personal stories, and there will be a summary of UE GAP/Syrian school outreach program and a discussion of the future plans for the program. The lecture, which is free and open to the public is at 6:00 p.m. in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building.

March 2017

Institute for Global Scholars at UE announces 2017-18 Global Scholars

Posted: March 31, 2017

The Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville has announced the Global Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year. They are Noah Gordon, UE associate professor of biology; Erin Lewis, program director of the Institute for Global Enterprise; Lesley Pleasant, UE associate professor of German; and Shawn Teichmer, UE assistant professor of music. Each scholar will receive a travel allowance.

UE professor Mohammad Azarian receives Mathematical Association of America-Indiana Award

Posted: March 29, 2017

University of Evansville professor of mathematics Mohammad K. Azarian has received the 2017 Mathematical Association of America-Indiana section Distinguished Service Award.

UE’s Delta Sigma Pi presents Business Leadership Awards

Posted: March 23, 2017

The University of Evansville’s chapter of Delta Sigma Pi bestowed its annual business awards on Thursday, March 23 in a ceremony on UE’s campus.

Conexus Indiana endorses UE’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program

Posted: March 20, 2017

The University of Evansville Schroeder School of Business’s new logistics and supply chain management program (LSCM) has been endorsed by Conexus Indiana Logistics Council. UE plans to launch the program in the fall of 2018.

UE plans Digital Artists Exhibit for April 1-May 6

Posted: March 20, 2017

An exhibit of the work of digital painters Jenna Citrus, Jan Frick Thompson, and Heather Landry is set for April 1-May 6 in the University of Evansville’s Krannert Gallery. A reception will take place April 20 at 5:30 p.m. These events are free and open to the public.

UE Scholars for Syria speaker to discuss neural development in a war zone

Posted: March 16, 2017

The topic of the University of Evansville Scholars for Syria Lecture planned for Thursday, March 23, will be “Neural Development in a War Zone.” Lora Becker, UE associate professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of Neuroscience Program and Neuromarketing Research Center, will be the speaker.

UE Professor Daniel Gahan to Discuss Irish Immigrants to Southwestern Indiana

Posted: March 16, 2017

University of Evansville professor of history Daniel Gahan will be the speaker for UE’s Andiron Lecture on April 5. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. Gahan’s topic will be “Diggers, Farmers, and Townspeople: Irish Immigrants in Southwestern Indiana.”

Shelby interviewed about nationwide church mergers

Posted: March 15, 2017

Rob Shelby, University of Evansville assistant professor of sociology, was recently interviewed by the Evansville Courier & Press about national trends in church mergers. Part of his interview was featured in an article in the paper’s March 8 edition.

Mathematics professor lectures in Canada

Posted: March 15, 2017

Clark Kimberling, University of Evansville professor of mathematics, presented his recent research on "Beatty Sequences" and "Fractal Sequences, Fractal Trees, and Linear Recurrence Sequences" on March 8 and 9 to the Undergraduate Honours Seminar and the Faculty Colloquium at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Rite of Spring to honor UE faculty

Posted: March 14, 2017

Three University of Evansville Department of Music faculty members will be celebrated at the Friends of UE Music’s annual Rite of Spring Gala this year. Renato Butturi, John Jordan, and Edwin Lacy will be honored for over a century of teaching excellence at UE.

UE announces Wahnita DeLong Reading with emeriti professors

Posted: March 14, 2017

The University of Evansville’s Creative Writing Coffee Hour Wahnita DeLong Reading is planned for Wednesday, March 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. UE professors emeriti Bill Baer and Margaret McMullan will be the speakers. This event is free and open to the public.

R. Wayne Perkins Theology Lecture at UE set for Monday, April 3

Posted: March 14, 2017

The second annual R. Wayne Perkins Theology Lecture is set for Monday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. in Neu Chapel on the University of Evansville campus. The event is free and open to the public, but those planning to attend are asked to register at the R. Wayne Perkins Theology Lecture web page.

Strobel accepted to Council of Independent Colleges seminar

Posted: March 13, 2017

Heidi Strobel, University of Evansville associate professor of art history, was recently accepted to the Council of Independent Colleges seminar at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut. The seminar, “Landscape and Identity in Britain and the United States (1770-1914)” will take place in late July of 2017 and will focus on Hudson River School landscape artists Thomas Cole and Frederic Church.

UE 55th Annual Student Art Exhibit planned for March 13-April 1

Posted: March 6, 2017

The 55th Annual University of Evansville Student Art Exhibition is planned for March 13-April 1 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. On March 20, there will be a reception from 5:00-6:00 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit, reception, and award ceremony are free and open to the public.

UE’s Project Ace Team of Engineering Students Successfully Complete Rocket Test Flights

Posted: March 3, 2017

The University of Evansville's Project Ace team of engineering students successfully completed three test flights of their high-powered rocket recently in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The team will compete nationally this April, in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of NASA's University Student Launch Initiative.

February 2017

Maass presents research at International Studies Association

Posted: February 27, 2017

Richard W. Maass, assistant professor of Political Science, presented research on two panels on Saturday, February 25, at the annual conference of the International Studies Association.

James MacLeod interviewed about new book on Karl Kae Knecht

Posted: February 23, 2017

Professor of history James MacLeod was interviewed by the Courier & Press and Eyewitness News (Channel 25) for In Depth with Brad Byrd about his new book, The Cartoons of Evansville’s Karl Kae Knecht. An article about the book is also currently featured on the Vanderburgh County Historical Society’s website.

Professor Khan has paper accepted for publication

Posted: February 23, 2017

Walayet A. Khan, professor of finance, co-authored a paper with Ghulam Sarwar, California State University, titled, “The Effect of US Stock Market Uncertainty on Emerging Market Returns.” The paper is forthcoming in the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (journal), 2017.

Williams and Fellows Scholars to present at national conference

Posted: February 22, 2017

LaNeeca Williams, chief diversity officer, and four Fellows Scholars will present at the Bringing Theory to Practice conference in Chicago on May 24. The conference is titled, “The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being.” It is in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Collegiate Changemaker Challenge results announced

Posted: February 22, 2017

The Collegiate Changemaker Challenge results have been announced. First place was a tie between Andrea Onyett and Hannah Jaramillo for their presentation “Solar Innovators” and Bushara Ahmed for her presentation, “Food Waste Project.”

UE Community members nominated for Leadership Evansville Honors

Posted: February 22, 2017

Several University of Evansville faculty members and administrators and two of the University’s programs have been nominated for this year’s Leadership Evansville’s Celebration of Leadership honors. Celebration of Leadership recognizes individuals and groups who have positively impacted the Evansville community in the categories of the arts, community and neighborhood, education, environment, government and public services, and/or health and social service.

UE High School Changemaker Challenge Winner to Receive Full Scholarships

Posted: February 20, 2017

This week, the Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville hosts its second annual High School Changemaker Challenge, a competition for participating area high school students. The event is Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21-22, in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

University of Evansville Announces New Ethics and Social Change Major

Posted: February 20, 2017

The University of Evansville has announced the addition of a new ethics and social change major, available beginning in fall 2017. The new major, which will be housed within the philosophy and religion department at UE, combines academic study with field experience in order to equip students to address complex problems in our local communities and the world.

UE Third Annual Collegiate Changemaker Challenge Set for February 20

Posted: February 17, 2017

The Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville is hosting its third annual Collegiate Changemaker Challenge competition on Monday, February 20, 4:30–7:20 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Cynthia Sturgis Landrum to Speak at UE Andiron Lecture in March

Posted: February 15, 2017

Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, CEO and director of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, will be the speaker for the University of Evansville Andiron Lecture on March 1. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. All of the Andiron lectures are free and open to the public.

Parks's essay published in book on hostageship

Posted: February 15, 2017

Chair of the Department of History Annette Parks's article, "‘Thy Father's Valiancy Has Proved No Boon’: The Fates of Helena Angelina Doukaina and Her Children,” has been published in Medieval Hostageship c 700-c1500 Hostage, Captive, Prisoner of War, Guarantee, Peacemaker. The volume is published as part of the Routledge Research in Medieval Studies series. It is co-edited by UE alumna Katherine Weikert, lecturer in early medieval European history at the University of Winchester 

Rawski has paper published in international journal

Posted: February 14, 2017

Greg Rawski, Schroeder Family dean in the School of Business Administration, and Don Hudson have published their paper “Antecedents and Consequences of IPPD Effectiveness” in the International Journal of Innovation Management.

UE Alumni Association Awards Announced

Posted: February 14, 2017

The University of Evansville Alumni Association has announced the recipients of its annual Alumni Awards for 2017. The awards are given to alumni who have achieved personal success and contributed exceptional services to their community and to the University.

Sculptor Chet Geiselman to Exhibit Work at UE Gallery

Posted: February 10, 2017

The work of sculptor Chet Geiselman will be on display in an exhibit at the Krannert Gallery in the Krannert Hall of Fine Arts on the University of Evansville campus from February 18-March 28. A reception will be held for Geiselman at 6:30 p.m. on March 16.

UE professor accepts birdhouse construction challenge

Posted: February 9, 2017

The Office of Study Abroad at the University of Evansville has issued a unique construction challenge to UE civil engineering professor Mark Valenzuela. Build a birdhouse in one hour with no plans and no materials – except for whatever wood, instructions, and tools can be “won” for him by participants in a trivia contest

Ranganathan has focus issue accepted

Posted: February 7, 2017

Bharat Ranganathan, UE visiting assistant professor of religion, and David Clairmont, University of Notre Dame associate professor of theology, have had a focus issue accepted by the Journal of Religious Ethics.

UE Works to Help St. Joseph Students Make Transition after Campus Closure

Posted: February 7, 2017

The University of Evansville, located in Southern Indiana, is working to provide an easy transition for students displaced after St. Joseph's College closure. St. Joseph’s announced on February 3 that it would suspend academic activities on its Rensselaer, Indiana, campus at the end of the spring 2017 semester.

Baines gives paper at Rome conference

Posted: February 3, 2017

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, gave a paper at the 10th James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference. The conference took place at the University of Roma Tre in Rome on February 2 and 3. Baines's paper was titled "The Doublin Bruno: Reuniting the Nolan in Finnegans Wake I.6."

Maass publishes correspondence in International Security

Posted: February 3, 2017

Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science, has a correspondence on "NATO Non-expansion and German Reunification" published in the newest issue of International Security.

Maass interviewed on refugee ban by 14News and Eyewitness News

Posted: February 1, 2017

Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science, was interviewed by both 14News and Eyewitness News on the subject of President Trump's recent executive order. The order suspends the refugee program for 120 days, bans entry for 90 days for citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, and bans entry indefinitely of Syrians seeking refugee status.

Pouliot and Hochwender co-author essay

Posted: February 1, 2017

Amber Pouliot, British Studies professor at Harlaxton, and Kristina Hochwender, associate professor of English at UE, recently co-authored an essay. The essay was about Hochwender’s use of a digital humanities project developed from a conference co-organized by Pouliot in 2015, called Placing the Author.

January 2017

University of Evansville Issues Statement on Immigration Restriction Order

Posted: January 30, 2017

The University of Evansville has issued a statement in response to the executive order restricting immigration to the United States from certain countries. The full statement is as follows:

UE Mourns the Passing of Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Philip Gerhart, PhD, PE.

Posted: January 30, 2017

Philip Gerhart, PhD, PE, of Evansville passed away Friday, January 27, at Deaconess Hospital, at the age of 70. He was dean of engineering and computer science and professor of mechanical and civil engineering at the University of Evansville.

UE Hesburgh Lecturer to Discuss Reformation Era and Makings of Modernity

Posted: January 20, 2017

The University of Evansville will host the fifth annual Hesburgh Lecture in collaboration with the Notre Dame Club of the Tri-State, on Friday, February 24. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) of UE's Schroeder School of Business Building.

Maass discusses Trump foreign policy on 44News

Posted: January 20, 2017

Richard W. Maass, assistant professor of political science, discussed the foreign policy of the incoming Trump administration on 44News with Tommy Mason Thursday morning. The discussion focused on relations with Russia and China, and whether the changes Trump has advocated offer better opportunities to the United States or its rivals.

UE Professor Mari Plikuhn to Speak at February Andiron Lecture

Posted: January 17, 2017

Mari Plikuhn, University of Evansville associate professor of sociology, will be the speaker for UE’s Andiron Lecture on Wednesday, February 1. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center.

UE to Launch New Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program

Posted: January 13, 2017

The University of Evansville will launch a new logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) program in Fall 2018. There is a 6:1 demand-to-supply ratio for new college graduates in the supply chain field.

University of Evansville’s School of Education Achieved Seven Year Accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation

Posted: January 12, 2017

The School of Education at the University of Evansville has been granted seven year accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) with the next site visit in Spring 2023.

Heidi Strobel receives a Pasold Research Fund grant

Posted: January 11, 2017

Heidi Strobel, associate professor of art history, received a Pasold Research Fund grant from the University of Edinburgh's School of History, Classics, and Archaeology. She will use this for a research trip pertaining to Leicester textile artist Mary Linwood (1755-1845).

University of Evansville to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: January 10, 2017

University of Evansville has planned several events in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The theme this year’s event is “Championing Peace and Justice.” Several activities are scheduled, including a re-enactment of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, DC, a rally, a panel discussion, and the William G. and the Rose M. Mays Martin Luther King Jr. Lectureship.

Artist Carissa Carman to Present Exhibit in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: January 3, 2017

The University of Evansville Department of Art is presenting an exhibit of the work of multidisciplinary artist Carissa Carman in the Melvin Peterson Gallery, January 17-February 25. She will speak at a public lecture on Thursday, January 26, at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. She will also be offering a lecture and workshop for students. The exhibit and lectures are sponsored by the Efroymson Family Fund.

Professors' paper accepted by Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

Posted: January 3, 2017

A paper by Schroeder School of Business professors Yasser Alhenawi and Martha Stilwell has been accepted for publication in the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. This is a highly esteemed journal recognized by several PhD-granting institutions as a prestigious research outlet.

Azarian publishes reviews of mathematics research papers in MathSciNet

Posted: January 3, 2017

Mohammad K. Azarian, professor of mathematics, has published reviews of two research papers in the MathSciNet, the most respected data base for research in mathematical sciences.

December 2016

Baines publishes article in Dublin James Joyce Journal

Posted: December 14, 2016

Robert Baines, assistant professor of English, published an article in the most recent edition of the Dublin James Joyce Journal. This edition of the journal was a special edition devoted entirely to Joyce's last novel, Finnegans Wake. Baines's article was titled "Time and Space: The Opposition of Professor Jones in Finnegans Wake I.6."

WUEV's Rated G nominated for award

Posted: December 14, 2016

WUEV's Saturday morning children's program, Rated G, has been nominated for Best Morning Show at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awards. Congratulations to the producers Elisa Hoover and Mason Wilhite as well as all the students on the show for their hard work.

UE Professor Phil Plisky Receives United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award

Posted: December 14, 2016

University of Evansville associate professor of physical therapy Phil Plisky was the recipient of the 2016 United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award presented at UE’s winter commencement exercise on December 14. The award is presented each year by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church.

Williams publishes article on color defining

Posted: December 13, 2016

Krista Williams, assistant professor of French, has had an article published in Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 37 (2016), 1-35. Her article, entitled “A New Typology of Color Term Defining Strategies,” treats defining methods used for color terms in dictionaries of French and English.

Jill Griffin named finalist for 2017 ATHENA award

Posted: December 13, 2016

Jill Griffin, executive director of the Institute for Global Enterprise at UE, has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2017 ATHENA Award in Evansville.The recipient will be named during a luncheon February 24 at Old National Events Plaza.

Young Kim publishes paper in International Area Studies Review

Posted: December 12, 2016

Young Kim, Igleheart Chair in Political Science and director of international studies, recently published a paper titled “Anti-Americanism in East Asia: Analyses of college students’ attitudes in China, Japan, and South Korea” in the peer-reviewed academic journal, International Area Studies Review.

UE Winter Commencement Planned for Wednesday, December 14

Posted: December 5, 2016

Approximately 60 University of Evansville students will receive degrees during the Winter Commencement ceremony at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 14, in Carson Center on UE’s campus. After the event, there will be a reception sponsored by the UE Alumni Association in the Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge in Ridgway University Center.

Christmas on Campus: Advent Candlelight Vespers in Neu Chapel

Posted: December 2, 2016

The campus community is invited to attend the University of Evansville’s annual Candlelight Advent Vespers service this evening at 7:30 p.m. in Neu Chapel.

"Evansville at War" documentary series to air December 7 and 8

Posted: December 2, 2016

A documentary series for WNIN public television made by two UE professors will have its broadcast premiere on December 7 at 8:00 p.m. on WNIN channel 9. The second episode will air December 8 at 8:00 p.m. The series was directed by Joe Atkinson of the department of communication and written by James MacLeod of the department of history.

Final university worship service of the semester

Posted: December 2, 2016

Join us at Neu Chapel this Sunday, December 4, at 11:00 a.m. for a special Christmas service. Together we'll mark the end of the semester, and celebrate the holiday season. This will be the final university worship service of the semester.

Holiday a capella concert set for December 3

Posted: December 2, 2016

Ladies in Pink and Trebles Without a Cause will join together for their end of the semester concert. The concert will feature popular contemporary tunes along with a few familiar Christmas jingles. Come join them for the fun on December 3 at 3:00 p.m. in Shanklin Theatre!

Katie Darby Mullins nominated for Pushcart Prize

Posted: December 2, 2016

Assistant professor of creative writing Katie Darby Mullins has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her story "Please Clap," which appeared in the Foliate Oak Literary Journal.

David Green publishes article

Posted: December 2, 2016

David Green, senior lecturer in British studies at Harlaxton College, has had an article translated into Spanish. Titled "¿Revolución o evolución? Dirección y organización militar durante la Guerra de los Cien Años," it is published in Desperta Ferro: Antigua y Medieval, 38 (2016). 

November 2016

A Message from President Kazee to the University Community

Posted: November 28, 2016

As you return from Thanksgiving and prepare for Christmas celebrations, it is an appropriate time to remind ourselves of our values and our commitment to all of the people who make up the UE community. This seems particularly important in the aftermath of a presidential election campaign that appealed too often to our fears and anxieties, a campaign that left many wondering whether we can work together to secure the future that all of us desire – regardless of partisan affinity or views on the array of complex issues the world faces today.

UE saddened by passing of Alumnus Ron Glass

Posted: November 27, 2016

University of Evansville theatre alumnus and member of the Board of Trustees, Ron Glass ’68, passed away at his home in Los Angeles, California, late Friday evening. 

UE Christmas on Campus Planned for Friday, December 2

Posted: November 18, 2016

The University of Evansville will mark the holidays with Christmas on Campus on Friday, December 2. The celebration will include photos with Purple Santa, reindeer games, ice skating, carriage rides, Candlelight Advent Vespers and the lighting of the University’s Christmas tree.

UE Holiday Art and Crafts Sale Set for Thursday, December 1

Posted: November 17, 2016

The University of Evansville Holiday Art and Crafts Sale is planned for Thursday, December 1, from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. This annual event is sponsored by UE’s Department of Art.

Becker wins mentor award

Posted: November 16, 2016

Associate professor of psychology Lora Becker has been awarded the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) Distinguished Mentor Award for 2016. The award was given at this year's FUN meeting during the 2016 Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego.

University of Evansville Signs Exchange Agreement with Paris School of Business

Posted: November 15, 2016

The University of Evansville signed an exchange agreement with the Paris School of Business (PSB) this week. The signing ceremony took place in President Tom Kazee’s office on  UE’s campus on Tuesday, November 15.  

Elizabeth Nolan to be Speaker at UE’s Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectures

Posted: November 9, 2016

Elizabeth Nolan, professor of chemistry at MIT, will be the speaker for the Jean Dreyfus Boissevain lectures planned at the University of Evansville this week.

Robert Dion appears on Canadian radio to discuss presidential election

Posted: November 7, 2016

Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was a featured commentator this weekend on a special broadcast dedicated to understanding the U.S. presidential election.  The program, Desautels le dimanche, airs nationwide for two hours on Radio Canada every Sunday morning.   

Maass presents research at international security conference

Posted: November 7, 2016

Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science, presented two research papers this past weekend at the annual ISAC-ISSS conference, co-hosted by the international security sections of the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association.

Robert Dion interviewed about the Indiana election

Posted: November 2, 2016

Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, appeared in the Indianapolis Star yesterday in an article about the outside money being spent in the Indiana Senate race. He was also interviewed this week for a story that looked at the role of labor unions in the gubernatorial election.

October 2016

University of Evansville to Launch Software Engineering Program in Fall 2017

Posted: October 31, 2016

The University of Evansville will launch a new software engineering program in Fall 2017. Software systems are at the core of the future economy, and software engineers are needed to build these systems.

Software engineers may develop many types of programs including operating systems, computer games, middleware, business applications, network control systems, and more.

Joe Atkinson to Discuss Evansville History at UE Andiron Lecture

Posted: October 26, 2016

The speaker for the University of Evansville’s Andiron Lecture on November 9 will be Joe Atkinson, UE digital multimedia specialist in residence. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 253, in Ridgway University Center. Atkinson’s topic will be “Evansville History in Motion.” All of the Andiron lectures are free and open to the public.

UE Schroeder School of Business Third in Conexus Logistics Case Competition

Posted: October 26, 2016

The University of Evansville Schroeder School of Business won third place in the Conexus Logistics Case Competition held in Indianapolis. October 12-14. Teams from 18 Indiana colleges vied to develop the best solution to a logistics-related issue at this contest. This was the first time for the event, which was sponsored by Conexus Indiana.

UE Chili Bowl Sale Returns on November 10

Posted: October 26, 2016

The University of Evansville’s Clay Club is bringing back its popular Chili Bowl Sale. The event took a hiatus last year but is returning on Thursday, November 10, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the area between Hyde and Sampson Halls on UE’s campus.

Professor Pap Ndiaye to present The French Minority Paradox: Blackness in France

Posted: October 25, 2016

The Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, the Office of Diversity and Equity, and the French Embassy invite the UE and Evansville communities to hear renowned French historian, Pap Ndiaye's lecture "The Minority Paradox: Blackness in France" on November 8, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 162, Schroeder School of Business Building.

UE to Bring Nationally Known Suicide Researcher Craig Bryan to Evansville

Posted: October 20, 2016

Craig Bryan, prominent suicide researcher and leading national expert on military suicide, will be speaking and leading a workshop for clinicians at the University of Evansville on Thursday, November 10. His visit to UE’s campus is being hosted by the Office of Veterans Affairs at the University. Bryan is a 2001 graduate of UE.

Painter Sergio Gomez to Display His Work at UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery

Posted: October 18, 2016

The University of Evansville Department of Art is presenting an exhibit of the work of Chicago painter Sergio Gomez in the Melvin Peterson Gallery, October 31-December 10.

Ireland’s Revolution of 1916 to be Topic of UE Fiddick Lecture

Posted: October 17, 2016

This year’s annual Thomas C. Fiddick Lecture sponsored by the University of Evansville’s Department of History is planned for Friday, October 28. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) in the Schroeder School of Business Building. This event is free and open to the public.

Social Innovation Expert to Launch UE’s Changemaker Challenge Events

Posted: October 14, 2016

The Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville will kick off the second wave of the Changemaker Challenge competitions during Social Innovation Week October 17-21. Events during this week are designed to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship that create positive social change.

Performance psychologist Noa Kageyama to present workshop

Posted: October 12, 2016

Special guest performance psychologist Noa Kageyama will be offering a series of clinics on Friday, October 14, in Wheeler Concert Hall. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Poet George David Clark appearing at Coffee Hour on October 17

Posted: October 12, 2016

Poet George David Clark will be the speaker for the Creative Writing Coffee Hour on Monday, October 17. All the lectures in the Creative Coffee Hour series begin at 4:00 p.m. in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery, and are free and open to the public.

Young Kim elected vice president of IASS

Posted: October 12, 2016

Young Kim, associate professor of political science and the director of international studies, was elected to be the vice president (president elect) of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences during the 87th IASS Conference at Purdue University Northwest on October 7.

UE Physician Assistant Program Granted Accreditation-Provisional Status

Posted: October 7, 2016

The University of Evansville physician assistant program has been granted accreditation-provisional status by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The University’s inaugural class of 20 physician assistant students will begin the program in January 2017.

Dion discusses VP debate and Governor Pence with media

Posted: October 5, 2016

Robert Dion, department chair of Law, Politics, and Society, appeared on an “In Depth with Brad Byrd” segment on WEHT Eyewitness News Tuesday night. The topic was the vice presidential debate, featuring Indiana governor Mike Pence. The story can be found here.

City-Wide Bike Share Launched Today

Posted: October 3, 2016

City officials and representatives from numerous area organizations launched a city-wide bike sharing program today, called Upgrade Bike Share, at a press conference on the University of Evansville campus.

UE Annual Linguapalooza planned for October 4

Posted: October 3, 2016

The twelfth annual Linguapalooza at the University of Evansville is planned for Tuesday, October 4. The event, which is hosted by UE’s Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, is an opportunity for area high school students to hone their foreign language skills through interactive cultural and conversational sessions.

September 2016

Details of City-Wide Bike Share to be Announced at Press Conference on Monday, October 3

Posted: September 29, 2016

A press conference will be held on Monday, October 3 at 10:30 a.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251 in Ridgway University Center on the University of Evansville campus to announce the details of a new city-wide bike share program. The announcement will include details about the locations of seven stations across the city, information about how the program will work, and future expansion details. 

President Kazee reacts to presidential debate on Eyewitness In-Depth

Posted: September 28, 2016

University of Evansville president Thomas A. Kazee joined Brad Byrd for an in-depth discussion following the presidential debate on Monday, September 26. You can watch the discussion here

Dion discusses presidential debate on Canadian radio broadcast

Posted: September 28, 2016

Robert Dion, chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society, was interviewed on Radio-Canada on Tuesday and gave his impressions of the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Mathematics professor publishes music history article

Posted: September 28, 2016

Clark Kimberling, professor of mathematics, has an article on "Two Early American Women and Their Hymns: Elizabeth Ann Seton and Matilda Durham Hoy," in the current issue of The Hymn (journal of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada).

UE Meets Teacher Shortage with Reduced Tuition

Posted: September 22, 2016

The University of Evansville has revamped their teacher certification program for returning adults and cut tuition costs by 60 percent for adults with bachelor’s degrees who return to college to certify as teachers. 

Kretz joins editorial board for the journal Teaching Ethics

Posted: September 22, 2016

Assistant professor of philosophy Lisa Kretz has accepted a three-year position on the editorial board for the journal Teaching Ethics

School of Education graduate named to 20 Under 40

Posted: September 20, 2016

Caze Elementary School teacher Jeremy Buente, a 2008 graduate of UE’s School of Education, has been named to the Evansville Business Journal's 2016 list of 20 Under 40. The magazine stated that all of the professionals in the list "excel at their careers while donating time, effort and talent to the betterment of the Tri-State."

David Unger Publishes Paper on Fracture Mechanics

Posted: September 19, 2016

David J. Unger, professor of mechanical and civil engineering, has published an article titled "Path-dependent J-integral evaluations around an elliptical hole for large deformation theory in the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials," vol. 25, 77-81 (2016).

Xiao Coauthors Article Published in Cognitive Neurodynamics

Posted: September 19, 2016

Assistant professor of mathematics Pengcheng Xiao has co-authored an article that has just been published in the journal Cognitive Neurodynamics. The article is titled "Dynamics of in-phase and anti-phase bursting in the coupled pre-Bötzinger complex cells."

UE Theatre Grad Rami Malek Wins Emmy Award

Posted: September 19, 2016

Rami Malek, a 2003 theatre graduate, received his first Emmy award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for 'Mr. Robot' at the 68th Emmy Awards, held on Sunday, September 18. 

Creative Writing Coffee Hour to feature Joseph Harrison

Posted: September 19, 2016

The first Creative Writing Coffee Hour will take place on Wednesday, September 14, at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. Joseph Harrison will be the guest speaker. The Creative Writing Coffee Hours are free and open to the public.
 

Kyle Matsel visits Google headquarters

Posted: September 16, 2016

Kyle Matsel, University of Evansville assistant professor of physical therapy, recently traveled to Google Headquarters in San Jose, California, regarding fitness testing.

UE’s Schroeder School of Business recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report

Posted: September 15, 2016

The Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville has been ranked number 10 in the nation among small private universities by U.S. News & World Report.

UE College of Engineering and Computer Science Receives Gift of $1 Million

Posted: September 15, 2016

The University of Evansville’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will soon purchase some new equipment thanks to a recent gift of $1 million. The generous donation comes from Paul and Patricia Jones, longtime supporters of UE.  

Bennett Omalu to Speak at University of Evansville Snyder Lecture on October 13 - Online Registration Now Open

Posted: September 15, 2016

Dr. Bennett Omalu, the first doctor to diagnose chronic brain damage in NFL athletes, will be the guest speaker for the University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Lecture in on Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m., in downtown Evansville at the Old National Events Plaza Ballroom.

The event is free and open to the public and tickets may be reserved online at www.uealumnionline.com/omalu.

UE Alumni Featured in Evansville Business Journal’s "20 Under 40" for 2016

Posted: September 14, 2016

Several University of Evansville alumni were featured in the Evansville Business Journal’s list of “20 Under 40” for 2016. Click on their names below to read more about each UE graduate: 

UE professors open gallery show at Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana

Posted: September 14, 2016

Eric Renschler, Department of Theatre chair and scenic designer, and Patti McCrory, costume designer, have opened an art exhibit, Designs for the Theatre and Life: An Exhibition. This exhibit can be viewed at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.

Christia Ward presents Wabash River Radio Revue in New Harmony

Posted: September 14, 2016

Department of Theatre professor Christia Ward will be collaborating with Cary Gray and Kim Patrick Bitz to present Wabash River Radio Revue at New Harmony’s Kunstfest. The event will be at 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, September 17.

UE Theatre alumni nominated for 2016 Emmy Awards

Posted: September 14, 2016

Three UE Theatre alumni have been nominated for the 2016 Emmy Awards. The categories for Carrie Preston ’89 and Jack McBrayer ’95 were announced this past weekend. Tune in to ABC on September 18 to see if Rami Malek ‘03 takes home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for USA's Mr. Robot!

UE English Department reaches 1000 followers on Twitter

Posted: September 14, 2016

The University of Evansville’s English department recently reached the social media landmark of 1,000 Twitter followers. The department is currently one of the most popular college-level English departments on Twitter

UE biology and physics professors engage students in EVSC STEM test

Posted: September 14, 2016

New Tech Institute in Evansville recently hosted a STEM (science, tech, engineering, and math) Fest to engage high school students and the community in these disciplines. UE professors Angie Reisetter, Joyce Stamm, Ann Powell, and Noah Gordon helped kids visualize their voices and see in the infrared.

UE Andiron Lecture Series for 2016-17 Announced

Posted: September 14, 2016

The University of Evansville’s annual Andiron Lecture Series begins October 5 in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. UE associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling will be speaking on “It Takes a Village: The Realities of Directing an Archaeological Excavation in the 21st Century.” A social hour with beverages precedes each lecture at 3:45 p.m. The lectures are free and open to the public.

UE Recognized a Best Regional University by U.S. News & World Report

Posted: September 13, 2016

The University of Evansville has again been named one of the Best Regional Universities: Midwest in the annual Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report. UE was eighth in this year’s ranking, which is based on measures of academic excellence such as student graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, and class sizes. The list includes approximately 200 schools, and rankings are designed to help prospective students and their families evaluate college choices.

Michael Austin to be guest speaker at UE's annual Constitution Day lecture

Posted: September 12, 2016

Michael Austin, University of Evansville executive vice president of academic affairs, will be the speaker at UE’s Constitution Day lecture on Monday, September 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center. Admission to the lecture, which is part of UE’s annual observance of Constitution Day, is free and open to the public.

Katie Darby Mullins publishes poem

Posted: September 12, 2016

Assistant professor of creative writing Katie Darby Mullins has a new poem, My Illinois Life, coming out in the next issue of Gravel. 

Reed appointed interim principal organist of Church of the Ascension

Posted: September 12, 2016

Douglas Reed, UE university organist emeritus and a professor of music emeritus, has been appointed interim principal organist of the Church of the Ascension, an Anglo-Catholic parish in Chicago. During the 2016 fall semester, Reed is visiting professor of music (organ) at the University of Notre Dame while organ professor Craig Cramer is on sabbatical.

Ranganathan publishes paper in Soundings

Posted: September 12, 2016

Bharat Ranganathan, visiting assistant professor of religion, has published an article, "Mahmood, Liberalism, and Agency," in the journal Soundings.

Atkinson and MacLeod to present at TedX Evansville

Posted: September 12, 2016

Joe Atkinson, digital multimedia specialist in residence in the Department of Communication, and James MacLeod, professor of history, have been selected to present at the second TedX Evansville event on October 1 at the Evansville Museum Koch Planetarium

UE’s Center for Adult Education to Offer Positive Psychology Class

Posted: September 12, 2016

The University of Evansville Center for Adult Education has partnered with Happy Matters Inc. to offer Positive Psychology – a non-credit class that will meet each Tuesday, from October 11-November 15, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., on UE’s campus.

UE Named One of the Top 10 Baccalaureate Colleges by Washington Monthly

Posted: September 7, 2016

The University of Evansville has been listed in the top 10 in the Top Baccalaureate Colleges category of the 2016 Washington Monthly College Rankings. A total of 100 universities were on the list.

University of Evansville Sees Increases in Enrollment and Retention for 2016-17 Academic Year

Posted: September 7, 2016

The University of Evansville has seen increases in incoming freshmen, retention rates, and full-time head count and doctor of physical therapy students for the 2016-17 academic year.

Patti McCrory wins Barbara St. Clair McKenna Award

Posted: September 6, 2016

The University of Evansville Theatre Society held its annual dinner for UE board and faculty members last week at the home of UE President Tom and Sharon Kazee. The Barbara St. Clair McKenna Award was given to UE professor of theatre Patti McCrory at the event. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the board and is given to the person who exemplifies the spirit of service to the Department of Theatre and the Theatre Society.

UE Coffee Hour Lecture Series for 2016–2017 Announced

Posted: September 6, 2016

The University of Evansville’s 2016-2017 annual Coffee Hour Lecture series begins Wednesday, September 14. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public, and are at 4 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery at the University.

Maass presents research at American Political Science Association

Posted: September 5, 2016

University of Evansville assistant professor of political science Richard Maass presented a research paper titled "Command and Conquer: Ideologies of Superiority, Democracy, and Annexation" at the annual conference of the American Political Science Association in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 3.

Clark Kimberling presents paper at mathematics meeting in France

Posted: September 5, 2016

In July, University of Evansville professor of mathematics Clark Kimberling attended the 17th International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and Their Applications at the University of Caen, in Caen, France. Kimberling chaired two sessions and presented research conducted during the past year with British engineer Peter Moses. The title was "Polynomial Trees and Subtrees."

Peter Schmidt has article published in Materials Science and Technology

Posted: September 5, 2016

University of Evansville associate professor of mechanical engineering Peter Schmidt has an article titled "Residual surface stress: comparing traditional and modulated tool path machining processes" in the journal Materials Science and Technology.

UE Theatre alumna premieres new series

Posted: September 5, 2016

University of Evansville Theatre alumna Rutina Wesley ’01 stars in OWN network’s Queen Sugar, which has a two-night series premiere on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7 at 9:00 p.m. Wesley’s performance has already garnered praise from Variety that said “Wesley is sublime, and DuVernay films her so gorgeously that Queen Sugar could just be that, and be enough.”

15th Anniversary of 9/11 Interfaith Service for Peace and Hope

Posted: September 1, 2016

The University of Evansville will host an interfaith community prayer service on Sunday, September 11, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The service will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Neu Chapel. We will share a time of remembrance, honoring those who suffer because of the events on 9/11, and we will emphasize service to others, which fosters hope and peace in the world. The prayer service is open to the campus and Evansville communities.

UE Named a “Best in the Midwest” College by Princeton Review

Posted: September 1, 2016

The University of Evansville has been named a “Best in the Midwest" in the 2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region category by The Princeton Review. Only 156 colleges were chosen by the well-known education services company for inclusion on this list of premier colleges in the Midwest.

Plikuhn Presents at American Sociological Association Workshop

Posted: September 1, 2016

Mari Plikuhn, assistant professor of sociology, presented her paper “Connecting Non-Majors to Sociology” last month at the Section on Teaching and Learning workshop at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association in Chicago. Travel for this presentation was supported by the Eykamp Center for Teaching Excellence Teaching Conference Grant and the Ridgway Faculty Excellence Grant. 

August 2016

Article in mathematical probability theory published

Posted: August 31, 2016

Clark Kimberling, professor of mathematics, has an article entitled "A directory of families of infinitely extendible Archimedean copulas" in the journal Fuzzy Sets and Systems. The article introduces new copulas, which are ways of combining single probability distributions to form multivariate joint distribution

Becker publishes article in Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education

Posted: August 26, 2016

Lora Becker, associate professor of psychology and director of neuroscience and the neuromarketing research center, has had an article published in the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education. The article is a summary of what has been accomplished in the honors society for neuroscience. To read the article, go here

Unger presents paper at international symposium on mechanics

Posted: August 26, 2016

On August 23, David Unger, professor of mechanical and civil engineering, presented a technical paper at the XXIV International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in Montreal, Canada. This symposium is the premier conference in his field and is held only once every four years in a different country around the world. His talk was on stress concentrations due to the presence of a slot cut in a structural plate.

Mindy Sagez featured in Evansville Business article

Posted: August 26, 2016

UE adjunct professor Mindy Sagez is featured in an article in the current Evansville Business magazine. To read the story, go here.

Historic Peters-Margedant house now located on UE's campus

Posted: August 23, 2016

The Peters-Margedant house has found a new home on the University of Evansville campus. The unique and historical structure was designed and built in 1934 by William Wesley “Wes” Peters, Frank Lloyd Wright's primary assistant. The house originally sat at 1506 East Indiana Street in Evansville, Indiana, before it was moved to UE on August 22.

Local Artists David and Barbara Rodenberg to Display Work at UE

Posted: August 23, 2016

The work of local artists David and Barbara Rodenberg will be featured in an exhibit titled Rodenberg & Rodenberg from September 12 to October 22 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery at the University of Evansville. There will be a reception for the artists on Thursday, September 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the gallery.

Jones publishes book on the biology of agency

Posted: August 23, 2016

Derek Jones's book, The Biological Foundations of Action, was published by Routledge as part of their series on the history and philosophy of biology. The book is an attempt to reconceive agency as a uniquely biological capacity shared by a broad range of living systems. Jones is assistant professor of philosophy and director of the Cognitive Science Program.

Kyle Matsel consults with Miami Dolphins

Posted: August 23, 2016

Kyle Matsel, assistant professor of physical therapy, recently consulted with the Miami Dolphins during NFL pre-season training camp.

Katie Darby Mullins has short stories and poems forthcoming

Posted: August 23, 2016

Katie Darby Mullins, assistant professor of creative writing, has three stories coming out in the next few months. How to Become a Tiger will appear in The Rumpus, and Possede in The MacGuffin. The Head will be reprinted in Nebo. She also has five poems coming out at the San Diego Reader, spread out through September and October.

Knoester presents at conference in Beijing

Posted: August 23, 2016

Associate professor of education Matthew Knoester will be presenting a paper on a panel entitled "Global Struggles for Critical Democratic Education" at the XVI World Congress of Comparative Education Societies in Beijing, China, on August 26. 

Biology professor gives keynote address

Posted: August 23, 2016

Katie Aldred '09, assistant professor of biology, recently attended the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on DNA Topoisomerases in Biology and Medicine at Sunday River in Newry, Maine. She was invited to give the keynote address at the seminar. She also sat on a career panel.

Press conference to announce details of Peters-Margedant House move to UE set for August 22

Posted: August 19, 2016

A press conference will be held on Monday, August 22 at 1:00 p.m. to announce details of the Peters-Margedant house’s move through town to the University of Evansville campus. The press conference will be held at the Melvin Peterson Gallery on the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues across from the University of Evansville campus.

Yazdanparast and Becker present global scholar study

Posted: August 19, 2016

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, and Lora Becker, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience director, presented their global scholar study at the 2016 Global Marketing Conference at Hong Kong on July 21-24.

UE student and alum have article published in Life Sciences

Posted: August 19, 2016

An article by UE student Choudhury (Spike) Yusuf, a biology and neuroscience major with a minor in ethics, and David Pollock '78 has been published in Life Sciences. The article is titled Ovarian hormones modulate endothelin A and B receptor expression

UE Professor Mark Valenzuela Receives Eykamp Prize

Posted: August 18, 2016

University of Evansville associate professor of civil engineering Mark Valenzuela has been awarded the University’s Eykamp Prize. This is the first year for the award, which was presented during UE’s Fall Conference on Tuesday, August 16.

University of Evansville Announces Berger Awards for 2016

Posted: August 18, 2016

University of Evansville professors Ralph Larmann and Mari Plikuhn were honored recently 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.

Dailey wins NFA Piccolo competition

Posted: August 18, 2016

Consortium professor of flute Cara Dailey won first prize in the biennial Piccolo Artist Competition at the 2016 National Flute Association Convention in San Diego, California.

Beavers receives 2017 Donald E. Osterbrock Book Prize for Historical Astronomy

Posted: August 18, 2016

The prize committee of the Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society has awarded the 2017 Donald E. Osterbrock Book Prize for Historical Astronomy to the editor and all authors of individual entries in the Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. Anthony Beavers, UE professor of philosophy and director of the Cognitive Science Modeling Lab,was one of the authors who received the prize. Beavers was the author of two short contributions, Anaximander of Melitus and Heraclitus of Ephesus.

Kretz has paper accepted at International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum

Posted: August 18, 2016

Lisa Kretz, assistant professor of philosophy, has had her paper accepted for presentation at the annual International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum. The title of the paper is Teaching Meditation, Teaching Ethics. It focuses on the dual process theory of mind and the associated automaticity of ethical judgment, as well as the positive role meditation can offer for intentional ethical behavior.

Paul Bone publishes poems

Posted: August 18, 2016

Paul Bone, associate professor of creative writing, recently published three poems in the online newspaper The San Diego Reader. His poems - APGAR, Daughter, and Present Infinitive - can be found here

Anne Hastings Fiedler and Eykamp String Quartet to be honored at Mayor's Arts Awards

Posted: August 18, 2016

Anne Hastings Fiedler, professor of music, and the Eykamp String Quartet, resident artists of the University of Evansville and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, will be honored at the 2016 Mayor's Arts Awards Ceremony on Thursday, August 18, at the Victory Theatre.

Young Kim publishes article

Posted: August 18, 2016

A research article by Young Kim, associate professor of political science, was recently published in the Journal of Peace Studies. The title of his article is "Causes of Gender Inequality in the Muslim World.”

Yazdanparast has paper accepted at the American Marketing Association

Posted: August 18, 2016

Atefeh Yazdanparast, assistant professor of marketing, has had a paper accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the 2016 American Marketing Association conference. The research focuses on the role of providing congruent/in-congruent haptic referencing on increased processing ease while making online purchase decisions of products with salient material properties

UE Professor Receives Award from Dreyfus Foundation

Posted: August 4, 2016

Kristy Miller, University of Evansville professor and department of chemistry chair, has received a Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship award from the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.  The purpose of this prestigious award, which totals $18,500, is to support a lectureship and undergraduate research in the chemical sciences. Nominations for the award are reviewed by distinguished faculty in the chemical sciences.

Ebeling Speaks at Biblical Archaeology Society Summer Seminar

Posted: August 4, 2016

Associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling is one of two scholars-in-residence at the Biblical Archaeology Society's summer seminar at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, this week. Ebeling is delivering lectures over the course of five days on the theme "Life in Ancient Israel: In Search of the 99%." You can find more information on the seminar here.

University of Evansville mourns the loss of Jim Byers

Posted: August 3, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Evansville mourns the loss of one of the true pioneers in its athletic history – Jim Byers.  Byers passed away on Tuesday evening at the age of 79.

July 2016

UET Alumni Nominated for 2016 Emmys

Posted: July 14, 2016

Congratulations to University of Evansville Theatre alumni on their 2016 Emmy nominations! 

  • Rami Malek, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Elliot in "Mr. Robot."
  • Carrie Preston, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Elsbeth Tascioni in "The Good Wife."
  • Jack McBrayer, Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Ollie in "Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell." 

Knoester and Plikuhn Publish Article in Journal of Literacy Research

Posted: July 13, 2016

Matthew Knoester, assistant professor of education, and Mari Plikuhn, assistant professor of sociology, have had an article published in the Journal of Literary Research. The article, titled "Inquiry into the Independent Reading Development of First-Generation College Graduates with Advanced Degrees," can be found here.

Krista Williams Publishes Guest Post for Munsell Color

Posted: July 12, 2016

Krista Williams, assistant professor of French, has been invited by the Munsell Color Company to write a guest blog post about some of her research. She studies color defining and translating, and her blog post shows one way this is done in dictionaries. It also offers the opportunity to test one's knowledge of color names. The blog can be found here.

Lisa Kretz Has Article Published

Posted: July 12, 2016

Assistant professor of philosophy Lisa Kretz has had her invited contribution to the Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy published by Springer International Publishing. The title of the article is “The Cost of Ethics.”

University of Evansville Announces Continued Learning Program

Posted: July 11, 2016

The Center for Adult Education at the University of Evansville has announced the creation of a continued learning program designed for individuals approaching or at retirement age. Continued Learning @ UE will launch in fall 2016 and is designed to satisfy the intellectual interests and curiosity of a broad spectrum of Evansvillians. 

University of Evansville Awarded Grant for High School Theology Institute

Posted: July 8, 2016

The University of Evansville has received a grant of $545,107 to establish Open Table, a summer theology institute for high school youth. It is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s High School Youth Theology Institutes initiative, which seeks to encourage young people to explore theological traditions, ask questions about the moral dimensions of contemporary issues, and examine how their faith calls them to lives of service.

University of Evansville’s Accreditation has been Reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission

Posted: July 7, 2016

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed the accreditation of the University of Evansville (UE), with the next scheduled comprehensive evaluation in the 2025-2026 academic year. No interim reports or monitoring are required during the 10-year cycle. The HLC is one of the six federally recognized regional accrediting agencies designated by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit degree granting colleges and universities. The HLC serves the common good by assuring and advancing the quality of higher learning.

June 2016

R. Scott Lank Conducts Master Acting Classes at Julliard School

Posted: June 28, 2016

R. Scott Lank, artistic director and head of acting in the Department of Theatre, recently conducted master acting classes at The Juilliard School as part of the Actors Center National Congress of Actors and Acting Teachers. While in residence, Lank was elected chair of the educational standards committee for actor training programs in the nation

UE Campus Scene of Change the Play Camp with Andrew Luck

Posted: June 28, 2016

Last week, hundreds of children learned what it takes to become quarterbacks of their own health at a free Change the Play camp inside the Carson Center on the University of Evansville campus. Evansville youth joined Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck and experts from Riley Children's at IU Health for the event.

UE Named a Top College for Computer Science Degree Programs for International Students

Posted: June 27, 2016

University of Evansville has been identified as one of the top colleges for computer science degree programs for international students in a recent ranking from CollegeValuesOnline.com. 

Dennis Malfatti and Choral Students Perform at Carnegie Hall

Posted: June 23, 2016

On June 5, Dennis Malfatti, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at the University of Evansville, conducted a concert at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City, along with students from UE’s choral program.

Beavers to Publish “A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Information"

Posted: June 21, 2016

Anthony F. Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of the Cognitive Science Modeling Lab at the University of Evansville, has been asked to publish his paper, "A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Information," in the September Issue of Logeion - Information Philosophy.

UE Trustee, Quartet, Professor and Friends Honored by Arts Council

Posted: June 16, 2016

Members of the University of Evansville community were among the recipients of this year’s Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Awards. The awards were presented today at a ceremony at the Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana in Evansville.

Student Joy Grace Chen Wins National Writing Award

Posted: June 13, 2016

Please join the Creative Writing faculty in congratulating 2016 graduate Joy Grace Chen on winning the competitive Norton Writer's Prize, a national competition that is awarded annually for an outstanding essay written by an undergraduate. Chen's essay “Fermentation” took first place, and the judges admired her "use of form, tone, attention to sensory language, dialogue, and pacing." One judge wrote, “Each vignette adds to the author’s ability to finally see the truth of her parents’ world—and her own truth—for what they are.” Read Joy Grace’s essay.

Lisa Nikolidakis’ Work Selected for Best American Essays 2016

Posted: June 13, 2016

Assistant Professor Dr. Lisa Nikolidakis’s essay “Family Traditions” was selected by Jonathan Franzen for the 2016 edition of Best American Essays. The essay first appeared in Southern Indiana Review in 2015.

Painting by Ralph Larmann Accepted into National Competitive Juried Exhibition

Posted: June 6, 2016

Ralph Larmann, University of Evansville professor of art, had the painting Suspension Valley accepted into Subliminal: Hidden Messages, a national competitive juried exhibition that is being hosted by the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Grant Obtained for Participation in NASA University Student Launch Initiative

Posted: June 6, 2016

David Unger, University of Evansville professor of mechanical and civil engineering, has received a $5000 grant from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium to support a UE student team that will design, build, launch, and recover a high powered rocket at a competition sponsored by the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This competition, which takes place in April 2017, requires the rocket to reach an altitude of one mile while conducting two scientific experiments on board.

Lora Becker Has Two Articles Currently in Print

Posted: June 6, 2016

Lora Becker, University of Evansville associate professor of psychology and director of the neuroscience program, has two appearances currently in print in very different sources.

University of Evansville Awarded Ball Venture Grant for Changemaker Incubator

Posted: June 6, 2016

The University of Evansville’s Institute for Global Enterprise has received a $20,000 Ball Venture Fund award to build a Changemaker Incubator on campus. The Ball Venture Fund, established by the Ball Brothers Foundation and administered the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI), provides seed funding for innovative start-up programs at ICI member institutions. UE’s grant was one of four selected out of 36 submissions this year.

University of Evansville Announces New Pre-Ministry Program

Posted: June 1, 2016

The University of Evansville has announced the implementation of a new pre-ministry program. Classes in the program will begin this fall.

May 2016

Global Scholars for 2016-17 Announced

Posted: May 31, 2016

The Institute for Global Enterprise has announced the Global Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year. They are: Jeffrey Braun, department chair and professor of physics; George Iber, professor of education; Richard Maass, assistant professor of political science; Valerie Milholland, adjust professor of art; and Gail Vignola, academic director of the writing center.

Michael Roscoe Selected as PAEA Workshop Facilitator

Posted: May 24, 2016

Michael Roscoe, director and chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Science, has been selected to serve as a facilitator for the Physician Assistant Education Association's Program Directors 101 Retreat. The retreat will be held July 28-August 1 in Potomac, Maryland.

Lorena Andueza and Jamelyn Wheeler to Present Research Paper

Posted: May 24, 2016

Lorena Andueza and Jamelyn Wheeler will present their research on how to express refusals in American English and three varieties of Spanish (Peninsular, Argentinian, and Venezuelan) at the third International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association (AMPRA) in November.

Bev Fowler to Present at NAFSA Conference on International Education

Posted: May 24, 2016

Bev Fowler will be presenting at the NAFSA Conference on International Education in Denver, Colorado, on June 2. Her poster presentation, Syrian Students' Cultural Contributions to Campus Community and Initiatives to Enhance Global Awareness, was accepted for the Connections Between Peace & Justice, Social Responsibility & International Education exhibit. The presentation highlights the many ways UE's Syrian students have contributed to and positively impacted UE and the Evansville community.

Annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at UE Set for June 18

Posted: May 18, 2016

The seventh annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at the University of Evansville is Saturday, June 18, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., in Eykamp Hall in UE’s Ridgway University Center. This free event 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 and current service members to register for the event is June 1. 

Cris Hochwender Helps Plant Educational Experience at Local School

Posted: May 13, 2016

Using a gift of diverse native plants from the Native Plant Garden in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science Courtyard, professor of biology Cris Hochwender has collaborated with Gena Garrett, education program coordinator for Wesselman Nature Society on her Serve Indiana grant.

2016 Doctor of Physical Therapy Graduates Recognized

Posted: May 11, 2016

Congratulations to the Doctor of Physical Therapy 2016 graduates!

University of Evansville Announces Updates to Alcohol Policy

Posted: May 11, 2016

The University of Evansville has announced updates to the institution-wide alcohol policy.

Interprofessional Education Workshop to Bring Higher Education and Health Care Professionals Together

Posted: May 11, 2016

An interprofessional education workshop will be held at the University of Evansville on Thursday, May 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Faculty members from Indiana University School of Medicine – Evansville, University of Evansville, University of Southern Indiana and Ivy Tech Community College will be in attendance as well as key community health care partners and their employees.

Kevin Gray Named Outstanding Teacher of the Year at UE Commencement

Posted: May 9, 2016

Kevin Gray, associate professor of sociology in the Department of Law, Politics, and Society at the University of Evansville, was named the 2016 Outstanding Teacher at the University during UE’s 158th Commencement Exercises on May 7.

UE Announces Outstanding Senior Awards at Commencement

Posted: May 9, 2016

Emily R. Denne, a psychology major from Zionsville, Indiana, and Alex Schmitt, a physics and Spanish major from Jasper, Indiana, were named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Seniors during UE's Commencement on May 7.

UE Student Mackenzie Gammans Receives Senior Research Award

Posted: May 9, 2016

Senior sociology and psychology major Mackenzie Gammans was awarded the 2015-16 Hanns G. Pieper Senior Research Award in Sociology and Criminal Justice for her senior research project entitled, "Media and Stigma of Mental Illness."

Katie Darby Mullins Publishes Short Story with BOAAT Press

Posted: May 9, 2016

University of Evansville assistant professor of creative writing Katie Darby Mullins has had several stories and poems published in the last few months. The most recent was "The Meteoric Rise and Fall of Joe Sinclair and His Daughter," which was published through BOAAT Press.

Physical Therapy Assistant Students Receive Awards

Posted: May 9, 2016

Physical therapy assistant students Justin Jargstorf and Taylor Hasenour recently received awards. Jargstorf was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant Award for academic achievement, clinical performance, and leadership. Hasenour received the award for 2016 Outstanding Clinical Performance.

Archaeology and Art History Students' Summer Internships and Projects

Posted: May 6, 2016

The Department of Archaeology and Art History at the University of Evansville has announced its students' summer plans, which include participating in archaeological excavations and museum internships in the US, Israel, and Spain.

ARSAF Grant Recipients Announced

Posted: May 6, 2016

The Alumni Research and Scholarly Activity Fellowship awards, sponsored by the UE Alumni Association, have been determined for the upcoming fiscal year. Over $12,000 was awarded

Department of Mathematics at UE Announces New Statistics and Data Science Program

Posted: May 6, 2016

Instructor and studentsThe Department of Mathematics at the University of Evansville has announced the creation of a degree program in Statistics and Data Science. Students in the program will apply statistical and computational techniques to convert vast amounts of data into actionable insights that drive decision making. Students may enroll now, and classes are set to begin in the fall of 2016.

Biology Students Receive Awards

Posted: May 6, 2016

The Biology Awards Reception was held recently to honor the outstanding achievements of UE biology students during the 2015-16 academic year.

Dean's Teaching Awards Announced for 2015-16

Posted: May 6, 2016

The academic deans have awarded the Dean’s Teaching Awards for 2015-16.

University of Evansville’s 158th Commencement Ceremony Set for May 7

Posted: May 5, 2016

The University of Evansville will award 513 degrees during its 158th Commencement ceremony, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. The event will feature the senior keynote address, conferring of honorary degrees, presentation of the University of Evansville Alumni Association’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year award, as well as the Outstanding Senior Service awards.http://www.evansville.edu/commencement/live.cfm

Mike Roscoe Publishes Article

Posted: May 5, 2016

Mike Roscoe, director and chair of the Physician Assistant Program, has had an article published in the Clinician Review. The article, titled “Low Back Pain: Evidence-based Diagnosis and Treatment,” can be found on the Clinician Review website.

UE Civil Engineering Students Compete at ASCE Conference

Posted: May 2, 2016

Nineteen University of Evansville civil engineering students represented UE’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) at the annual Great Lakes Student Conference held recently in Chicago, Illinois. The event was hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark Valenzuela, UE professor of engineering and the concrete canoe faculty advisor, accompanied the UE students to the conference.

April 2016

University of Evansville Theatre Society Announces Annual Students Awards

Posted: April 28, 2016

The University of Evansville Theatre Society hosted the annual UE Theatre Student Awards Dinner at The Log Inn on Wednesday, April 27. Susan Daniel, president of the UE Theatre Society, welcomed the nearly 150 guests who were comprised of students, faculty, board members, and participants in the Adopt-a-Student Program. 

UE Announces New Major General Verna Fairchild ’72 Lounge for Veterans

Posted: April 21, 2016

An open house will be held May 6 to celebrate the University of Evansville’s new open space for student veterans: the Major General Verna Fairchild ’72 Lounge for Veterans in UE’s Clifford Memorial Library. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m., and will be free to the public.

 

UE Professor Lisa Kretz Chosen as NEH Summer Scholar

Posted: April 21, 2016

University of Evansville assistant professor of philosophy Lisa Kretz has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar. She was chosen from a national applicant pool to attend one of 23 seminars and institutes supported by NEH.  The endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions, so that faculty can work in collaboration and study with experts in humanities disciplines.

UE Theatre Honoring 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death with FREE tickets to Richard III

Posted: April 20, 2016

In honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the University of Evansville Theatre is giving away 400 free tickets to their production of Richard III. The production closes the 2015–16 Shanklin Theatre season this weekend with performances at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Apr. 21, Friday, Apr. 22, and Saturday, Apr. 23, and at 2 pm on Sunday, Apr. 24.

UE Department of History Spring Lecture Planned for April 21

Posted: April 18, 2016

The annual Spring Lecture hosted by the Department of History at the University of Evansville, is set for Thursday, April 21. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

UE Physical Therapy students, alumni, and sports residents help high school athletes prevent injuries

Posted: April 14, 2016

UE physical therapy students and sports residents recently performed injury prevention screenings at a local high school.

Knoester Presents Papers at American Educational Research Association

Posted: April 14, 2016

University of Evansville assistant professor of Education Matthew Knoester presented two papers on April 11 in Washington, D.C. at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

Research Published in American Mathematical Monthly

Posted: April 14, 2016

Clark Kimberling, University of Evansville professor of mathematics, and Kenneth Stolarsky, professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Illinois, have an article in the American Mathematical Monthly.

Winner Chosen for UE Student Art Exhibit's 2016 People's Choice Award

Posted: April 14, 2016

The Department of Art at the University of Evansville has announced that UE student Madison Daniels is the winner of the 2016 People's Choice Award. The award is presented each year as part of the annual UE Student Art Exhibition.

Crescent Magazine and LinC Win State Awards

Posted: April 14, 2016

The University of Evansville’s student publications, the Crescent Magazine and the LinC, both won awards at the Indiana Collegiate Press Association's annual conference held April 9 at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.

UE Muslim prayer room to be dedicated Friday, April 15

Posted: April 13, 2016

The dedication ceremony for the newly renovated Muslim prayer room in the lower level of Neu Chapel, will be held on Friday, April 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Department of English selects Grabill and Klinger writing award winners

Posted: April 13, 2016

At its annual Chutney literary conference, the Department of English presented the 2016 Virginia Lowell Grabill and George Klinger Writing Awards.

Public Invited to UE Engineering Excellence Day

Posted: April 13, 2016

The University of Evansville’s annual Engineering Excellence Day is set for Friday, April 22, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., outside of the Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Knoester presents two papers at American Educational Research Association

Posted: April 12, 2016

Assistant professor of Education Matthew Knoester presented two papers in Washington, D.C. at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) on April 11.

Crescent Magazine, LinC win state awards

Posted: April 11, 2016

Crescent Magazine was named the Indiana Collegiate Press Association's News Magazine of the Year at the organization's annual conference April 9 at IUPUI.

Crick Lecture on learning and memory planned for Tuesday, April 12

Posted: April 11, 2016

The final Crick Lecture in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience is planned for Tuesday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. The guest speaker will be Michael Jones, professor of psychology and informatics at Indiana University. Jones's lecture, "Scaling Models of Knowledge Representation," will both discuss and demonstrate the use of machine learning models to understand human learning and memory. The talk is intended for a non-specialist audience. 

Beavers Appointed to NSF Panel for the National Robotics Initiative

Posted: April 6, 2016

Anthony F. Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of the Cognitive Modeling Lab, was recently appointed to be a panelist for the National Science Foundation (NSF) program, the National Robotics Initiative (NRI), to evaluate proposals that address co-robotics issues at the interface with the social, behavioral, and economic sciences.

UE Creative Writing Coffee Hour Senior Reading Set for April 20

Posted: April 5, 2016

This month’s University of Evansville’s Creative Writing Coffee Hour Lecture will feature the Senior Reading, during which graduating UE creative writing majors read their poetry and prose. Winners of the Virginia Grabill Writing Awards will also be announced. The event is planned for Wednesday, April 20, at 4:00 p.m. in UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery. It is free and open to the public

UE Syrian Stories: Humanizing the Syrian Conflict to be Topic of Lecture

Posted: April 4, 2016

Yasser Alhenawi, a Syrian professor of finance at the University of Evansville, will be the speaker at UE’s Scholars for Syria Lecture Series on Thursday, April 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 162, Schroeder School of Business Building. The event will include an open discussion with Evansville's Syrian students. The topic will be “UE Syrian Stories: Humanizing the Syrian conflict.” A reception will follow in Dunigan Lounge in the Schroeder School of Business Building. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

March 2016

University of Evansville Chutney Literary Conference Set for April 8-9

Posted: March 31, 2016

The University of Evansville’s annual Chutney Literary Conference is set for April 8-9 on UE’s campus. UE students will be presenting critical papers, and will have the opportunity to win awards for their efforts.

UE Andiron Lecture Planned for April 13

Posted: March 29, 2016

Mitch Gieselman, University of Evansville alumnus and pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, will be the guest speaker for UE’s Andiron Lectures in Liberal Arts and Sciences on Wednesday, April 13. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center, with a social hour at 3:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Anthropology Professor to Speak at Hesburgh Lecture at University of Evansville

Posted: March 29, 2016

In collaboration with the Notre Dame Club of the Tri-State, the University of Evansville will host the fourth annual Hesburgh Lecture on Monday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m., in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building. The event is free and open to the public.

 

 

Art Exhibit at University of Evansville to Feature Local Artists

Posted: March 22, 2016

The work of six local emerging artists will be featured in an art exhibit at the University of Evansville in April and May. The exhibit titled "Portraits by Six" will be on display in UE’s Krannert Gallery from April 4-May 6. There will be a reception for the artists on April 8 at 6:00 p.m. The exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Campus Mourns the Passing of Stephanie Marcotte

Posted: March 22, 2016

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Stephanie Marcotte.  

English Professor Publishes Book: Reading Hemingway's Across the River and into the Trees

Posted: March 21, 2016

Mark Cirino, professor of English at the University of Evansville, has published a new book, Reading Hemingway’s Across the River and into the Trees, as part of Kent State University Press’s “Reading Hemingway” series.

Robb Waltner Named New University of Evansville Librarian

Posted: March 17, 2016

The University of Evansville has named Robb Waltner as the new university librarian. He will begin his new duties on June 1.

UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge Winners Announced

Posted: March 17, 2016

Castle High School was the first place winner at the High School Changemaker Challenge held March 17 at the University of Evansville. Mater Dei High School won second place, New Tech Institute won third, and North High School was the fourth place winner. This was the first year for the event, which was hosted by the Institute for Global Enterprise at UE.

UE Announces New Masters Level Program in Public Health

Posted: March 15, 2016

The University of Evansville has announced plans to launch a new master’s level program in public health, with a dual degree option. Classes in the program will begin in the fall of 2016.

Michael Austin Named Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs at UE

Posted: March 7, 2016

After conducting a national search, the University of Evansville has named Michael Austin as the University’s executive vice president of academic affairs. He will begin his new duties on July 1.

Cirino publishes new book

Posted: March 1, 2016

Mark Cirino, associate professor of English and Melvin M. Peterson Endowed Chair in Literature,  has published a new book, Reading Hemingway’s Across the River and into the Trees, as part of Kent State University Press’s “Reading Hemingway” series.

February 2016

UE Student Receives Ernie Jones Memorial Civil Engineering Scholarship

Posted: February 25, 2016

University of Evansville student Forrest J. Plumlee has been named the first recipient of the Ernie Jones Memorial Civil Engineering Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a junior or senior civil engineering student at UE’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. Plumlee, a resident of Columbus, Indiana, received the scholarship during the University’s 19th annual Engineers Week Banquet hosted by the UE College of Engineering and Computer Science on February 24.

Derek Jones to Discuss Xenophobia at UE Scholars for Syria Lecture

Posted: February 23, 2016

Derek Jones, University of Evansville assistant professor of philosophy, will be the speaker at UE’s Scholars for Syria Lecture Series on Thursday, March 3. The lecture will begin at 6:00 p.m., in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building. These lectures, which are being sponsored by Scholars for Syria, are free and open to the public. Jones’s topic will be “Xenophobia: The power and the consequences.”

UE School of Business Maintains Accreditation by AACSB International

Posted: February 23, 2016

The University of Evansville has been notified that the UE Schroeder School of Business has maintained its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

 

UE’s 46th Annual Balsawood Bridge Competition Set for February 27

Posted: February 22, 2016

The University of Evansville student section of the American Society of Civil Engineers will conduct UE’s annual balsawood bridge competition on Saturday, February 27. This annual event has been an integral part of ASCE’s community involvement for 46 years. Kindergarten through high school aged children will participate in the competition, which will take place at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Job Market Success for UE Class of 2015

Posted: February 17, 2016

The University of Evansville’s 2015 graduating class is doing well after graduation, with 94 percent currently employed or enrolled in graduate school. The median salary of 2015 of those employed full-time was $47,500.

Seventh Annual UE William R. Connolly Ethics Lecture Set for March 14

Posted: February 17, 2016

Rebecca Todd Peters will be the speaker at the seventh annual William R. Connolly Ethics Lecture planned for Monday, March 14. Her topic will be “Solidarity in a Globalizing World.” The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. It is free and open to the public.

The Hunt for Dark Matter to be Topic of UE Andiron Lecture on March 2

Posted: February 16, 2016

Angela Reisetter, assistant professor of physics at the University of Evansville, will be the guest speaker for UE’s Andiron Lectures in Liberal Arts and Sciences on March 2. Her topic will be “The Hunt for Dark Matter.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center, with a social hour at 3:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Press Conference Planned to Launch UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge

Posted: February 12, 2016

The University of Evansville, in partnership with schools in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties and the Catholic Diocese of Evansville, will host a press conference on Tuesday, February 16. The press conference will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Vectren Board Room on the second floor of the Schroeder School of Business Building. It will be open to the public, but space is limited. The event will launch High School Changemaker Challenge, a competition for students from participating Vanderburgh and Warrick County high schools. 

Teacher Recruitment and Retention focus of new UE program

Posted: February 12, 2016

The University of Evansville School of Education has announced plans for new Teacher Recruitment and Retention Programs, beginning in Fall 2016. The new programs are aimed at increasing the number of students earning a teaching certificates and licenses and increasing retention among new teachers in the schools to help supply the ever-increasing need for effective teachers in K-12 schools.

Screening of Documentary on Health Care Planned at UE on February 25

Posted: February 11, 2016

The documentary, Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Points, will be shown Thursday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m., in Room 162, Schroeder School of Business Building on the University of Evansville campus. The screening will be followed by an open discussion. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being co-sponsored by UE’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, UE College Democrats, Tri-State Jobs with Justice and the Southwest Indiana Chapter of Hoosiers for a Common Sense Health.

 

UE Alumni Association Awards to be Presented at Founders Day Luncheon

Posted: February 11, 2016

The University of Evansville Alumni Association will present its annual Alumni Awards at the Founders Day luncheon, on Sunday, February 21, at noon in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. The awards are given to alumni who have achieved personal success and contributed exceptional services to their community and to the University. This year’s Alumni Awards recipients are Joyce Germaine Bowles, David T. Bertorello (posthumously), and John C. Barner.

University of Evansville to Celebrate its Birthday on Founders Day

Posted: February 11, 2016

The University of Evansville’s 162nd Founders Day celebration is Sunday, February 21, at 10:30 a.m. in Neu Chapel. The event includes the Edgar M. McKown Lecture. This year's speaker will be Gerald Seaman, principal of Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus.  UE emeriti professors will also be honored during the ceremony for their years of service.

Omar Atia to Speak at UE Scholars for Syria Lecture on February 18

Posted: February 10, 2016

Omar Atia, imam at the Islamic Center of Evansville, will be the speaker for the lecture in UE’s Scholars for Syria Lecture Series on Thursday, February 18. The lecture will be at 6:00 p.m., in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. These lectures, which are being sponsored by Scholars for Syria, are free and open to the public. Atia’s topic will be “Religion, Islam, and Syria: What are the connections?”

Mary Kessler Named UE’s Dean of Education and Health Sciences

Posted: February 10, 2016

Mary Kessler has been appointed dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville, effective March 1.

Dr. Bennett Omalu to Speak at UE Snyder Lecture in October

Posted: February 3, 2016

Dr. Bennett Omalu, the first doctor to diagnose chronic brain damage in NFL athletes, will be the guest speaker for the University of Evansville’s Patricia H. Snyder Lecture in October. Omalu’s lecture is planned for Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center, on UE’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.

January 2016

Wes Milner to Speak at First UE Scholars for Syria Lecture Series

Posted: January 28, 2016

University of Evansville executive director of international programs Wes Milner will be the speaker for the inaugural lecture in UE’s Scholars for Syria Lecture Series on Thursday, February 4. All the lectures in this series are at 6 p.m., in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. These lectures, which are being sponsored by Scholars for Syria, are free and open to the public.

UE Graduate Peter May Speaks at Congressional Briefing

Posted: January 20, 2016

University of Evansville graduate Peter May was one of a panel of students and recent alumni from New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U) schools who gave a briefing on integrative learning on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, January 19.

Winners of UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge to Receive Full Scholarships to UE

Posted: January 19, 2016

Next month, the Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville will host UE’s High School Changemaker Challenge, a competition for students from participating Vanderburgh and Warrick County high schools. The event is set for Thursday, March 17, 9:00 a.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

Lisa Kretz to Speak at UE Andiron Lecture in February

Posted: January 18, 2016

The speaker for the February Andiron Lecture in the Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Evansville will be Lisa Kretz, UE assistant professor of philosophy. The lecture is planned for 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 3, in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Evansville to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: January 4, 2016

The University of Evansville will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Rebuilding the Village Through Courageous Conversations and the Initiation of Peace.” All events are free and open to the public. The schedule of events follows.

December 2015

UE Announces Dates of Annual Engineering Summer Camps

Posted: December 22, 2015

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Evansville has announced the dates for its annual engineering OPTIONS summer camps. Participants in these programs will gain a better understanding of what types of opportunities are available in fields most closely related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). 

UE Peterson Gallery Exhibit to Feature Work of Artist Amy Musia

Posted: December 21, 2015

Evansville, Indiana, artist Amy Musia will be exhibiting her work in the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from January 11 through January 30. Musia will also give a public lecture followed by a reception on January 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the gallery. The Melvin Peterson Gallery is located at 1935 Lincoln Avenue, on the corner of Lincoln and Weinbach Avenues in Evansville.

UE Named Best-Value College and a Top 100 Private University by Kiplinger’s

Posted: December 18, 2015

The University of Evansville has once again been named to Kiplinger’s Best College Value List for private universities, liberal arts colleges and public colleges, and as one of its Top 100 Private Universities. UE and the other schools on the 2015 lists represent colleges that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.

United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award Presented to UE Economics Professor

Posted: December 16, 2015

University of Evansville assistant professor of economics Omer Bayar received the 2015 United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award during UE’s Winter Commencement exercise on December 16. The award is given annually by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. It recognizes excellence in teaching at United Methodist Church-related institutions of higher education. 

UE Winter Commencement Planned for Wednesday, December 16

Posted: December 14, 2015

Seventy-nine University of Evansville students will receive degrees during the Winter Commencement ceremony at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 16, in Neu Chapel on UE’s campus. The ceremony will include the announcement of the recipient of the 2015 Exemplary Teacher Award, presented by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. After the event, there will be a reception sponsored by the UE Alumni Association in the Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge in Ridgway University Center.

Abigail Werling Named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at UE

Posted: December 11, 2015

Abigail Werling has been named the vice president for development and alumni relations for the University of Evansville. Werling has served as the interim vice president since May 2015 after Jack Barner’s retirement following 13 years in the position.

UE Seniors Receive Orr Fellowships

Posted: December 10, 2015

For the past three years, the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville has welcomed the Orr Fellowship to UE to recruit students for its highly esteemed program. This year, UE seniors Dev Machowiak, Holyn Marshall, and Kaitlin Koenig have been offered Orr Fellowships.

Philip Gerhart Co-Authors Textbook on Fluid Mechanics

Posted: December 10, 2015

Philip Gerhart, University of Evansville professor of mechanical and civil engineering and dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has co-authored the eighth edition of Munson, Young, and Okiishi’s Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He co-authored the text with Andrew L. Gerhart, professor of mechanical engineering at Lawrence Technological University, and John I. Hochstein, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Memphis. Andrew Gerhart is a UE alumnus and the son of Philip Gerhart.

UE Plans Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Posted: December 2, 2015

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville will present its annual Holiday Pops concert on Tuesday, December 8. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Victory Theatre in downtown Evansville. This concert is free and open to the public.

November 2015

University of Evansville Christmas on Campus Planned for December 4

Posted: November 23, 2015

The University of Evansville will mark the holidays with Christmas on Campus on Friday, December 4. The celebration will include photos with Purple Santa, ice skating, carriage rides, Candlelight Advent Vespers and the lighting of the University’s Christmas tree. All of the day’s activities are free and open to the public.

UE’s 29th Annual International Bazaar Planned for Friday, November 20

Posted: November 18, 2015

The University of Evansville’s 29th annual International Bazaar is planned for Friday, November 20, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. Visitors to the bazaar will have the opportunity to experience the food, customs and cultures of UE’s international students, a diverse group that represent 51 countries. There will be all-you-can-eat cuisine, music, games, dancing, photo opportunities, and more.

Evansville Museum Curator of History to Speak at UE Andiron Lecture

Posted: November 16, 2015

Thomas Lonnberg, curator of history at the Evansville Museum of Arts, will be the guest speaker for the University of Evansville Andiron Lecture on Wednesday, December 2. His topic will be “Evansville on the Ohio.” The event will begin at 4:00 p.m., in Room 252, Eykamp Hall, in Ridgway University Center, with a social hour at 3:45 p.m. All the Andiron lectures are free and open to the public.

Panel Discussion on Cuba Part of UE’s Celebration of International Education Week

Posted: November 13, 2015

A panel discussion on Cuba is planned for Monday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m., in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center at the University of Evansville. The discussion, “Cuba in Context: Four Perspectives,” is part of UE’s celebration of International Education Week (IEW) from November 16 – 20. The event is free and open to the public.

UE Invites Public to International Education Week Events

Posted: November 12, 2015

The University of Evansville will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 16 – 20. The following activities will be open to the public.

UE President Tom Kazee to Wear Polar Bear Suit November 13 at 1:30 as finale to Green Energy Awareness Week

Posted: November 12, 2015

This week, a team of UE students called Evolving Evansville Energy (E^3) hosted Green Energy Awareness Week with the goal of reducing overall campus energy consumption by at least 5 percent over the previous week.  President Kazee agreed that if the goal was met, he would don a polar bear suit and address the campus community. The team surpassed the five percent energy savings in just three days. Therefore, President Kazee will appear in the polar bear suit at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 13 on the East Terrace Lawn.

UE Receives New Awards for Service to Veterans

Posted: November 10, 2015

The University of Evansville recently received new accolades for its service to veterans. UE has been named one of Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016. UE has also been recognized by Victory Media as a 2016 Military Friendly® School. Since 2009, UE has consecutively been ranked among the top 15% of colleges nationwide in this list. In addition, Victory Media named UE one of its Top 25 Private Colleges & Universities. More details about this ranking will be released in December.

UE Psychology Club Plans Parenting Panel Discussion on Thursday, November 12

Posted: November 6, 2015

The University of Evansville’s Psychology Club will host a panel discussion on “The Psychology of Parenting,” on Thursday, Nov 12, 7:00 p.m. in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) in the Schroeder Family School of Business Building. A panel of psychologists will be discussing parenting techniques and strategies, covering a range of issues parents typically encounter, and offering best-practice approaches. This event is free and open to the public.

UE Announces Annual Changemaker Challenge Results

Posted: November 4, 2015

The top finishers of the Institute for Global Enterprise’s annual Changemaker Challenge Competition for students at the University of Evansville have been announced. The winners were awarded a total of $3,500 to help make their ideas a reality. Judges from the community, including City of Evansville mayor Lloyd Winnecke, evaluated the students at the event, which recently took place at UE. The theme was “Evansville Strong: Local to Global.”

Highlights of From the Ashes Documentary to be Shown at Willard Library

Posted: November 3, 2015

Joe Atkinson will be showing highlights of Court Street Productions’ latest work, From the Ashes, on Monday, November 9, 6:30 p.m., in the Browning Gallery at Willard Library. This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are appreciated. Register online at www.willard.lib.in.us. From the Ashes is a documentary of the 1977 plane crash that killed that killed 29 people, including the entire UE men’s basketball team.

October 2015

UE Annual Changemaker Challenge Set for October 29

Posted: October 23, 2015

The Institute for Global Enterprise at the University of Evansville is hosting its annual Changemaker Challenge Competition on Thursday, October 29, 4:30–6:00 p.m., in Ridgway University Center, followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public.

UE to Host Social Innovator Derreck Kayongo on October 26

Posted: October 22, 2015

Derreck Kayongo, CNN Top Ten Hero of 2011, will be speaking at the University of Evansville on Monday, October 26. The hour-long event begins at 5:00 p.m., in Room 251, Eykamp Hall, in Ridgway University Center, followed by a reception. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

Schmidt Foundation Awards UE $60,000 for Opera Series

Posted: October 22, 2015

The University of Evansville has received a $60,000, three-year grant from the William E. Schmidt Foundation for the Schmidt Opera Series and Opera Outreach Program. The Schmidt Opera Series will expand to include two annual full-scale main stage productions, the use of an orchestra during the spring production, and an increased budget for costume, set design, and other technical elements.

UE Professor James MacLeod Plans Book Launch on Veterans Day

Posted: October 21, 2015

University of Evansville professor of history James MacLeod will read from his newly released book, Evansville in World War II, at a book launch on Wednesday, November 11. As part of UE’s celebration of Veterans Day, MacLeod’s reading will start at 7:00 p.m. in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) in the Schroeder School of Business Building on the University campus. A reception will follow in the lobby, near the plaque that honors those alumni from the University of Evansville (then known as Evansville College) who were killed in World War II. This event is free and open to the public.

UE Professor Richard Maass to Speak at Andiron Lecture on November 4

Posted: October 19, 2015

Richard Maass, University of Evansville assistant professor of political science, will be the speaker for the UE Andiron Lecture on Wednesday, November 4. His topic will be “Salami Tactics and the Future of U.S. Russian Revelations.” 

Note: Location for the November 4 lecture has been changed to Smythe Lecture Hall, room 170 in the Schroeder School of Business. 

UE Trustee Rose Mays Honored by Independent Colleges of Indiana

Posted: October 15, 2015

University of Evansville alumna and member of the board of trustees Rose Mays will be inducted into the Indiana Academy at its 45th annual symposium on Monday, October 19, in Indianapolis. She is one of four honorees who will be recognized at that time by the Independent Colleges of Indiana for lifetimes of achievement and contribution to the state of Indiana. 

University of Evansville’s Annual Fiddick Lecture Planned for October 30

Posted: October 14, 2015

The University of Evansville’s Department of History will welcome Steven P. Gietschier, university curator and associate professor of history at Lindenwood University, as guest speaker for the annual Thomas C. Fiddick Memorial Lecture. His topic will be “From before Jackie Robinson to after Ferguson.’ American Sports and Political Activism.” The event is Friday, October 30, 7:00 p.m. in Room 170, Schroeder School of Business Building. It is free and open to the public.

UE Receives Efroymson Family Fund Grant for Art Department

Posted: October 13, 2015

The University of Evansville has received a grant of $15,500 from The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, in support of the University’s Department of Art. The grant will be used for UE’s Efroymson Emerging Lecture Series, to help support an intern for UE’s Melvin Peterson Gallery, and for Gallery exhibition support. It will also be used to purchase a 3D Printer for the UE art department.

Efroymson Sponsored Visiting Artist Katherine Baxter at UE

Posted: October 8, 2015

“Mapmaker,” an exhibit of the work of artist Katherine Baxter, will be on display at the University of Evansville’s Melvin Peterson Gallery from October 19 – December 11. Baxter will present a public lecture in the Peterson Gallery on Thursday, October 22, at 7:00 p.m., followed by a reception.

Harlaxton Professor Edward Bujak to Speak at UE on Thursday, October 15

Posted: October 7, 2015

Edward Bujak, associate professor of history at Harlaxton College will give two lectures on UE’s campus on Thursday, October 15. The lectures will be at 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m., in Room 100 (Vectren Lecture Hall) in Koch Center for Engineering and Science. The topic of the first lecture will be “Harlaxton’s First Global Citizens: The Officers and Gentlemen of the Royal Flying Corps,” and the second will be “Life in the Grand Manor: 150 Years of Study Abroad.” Both lectures are free and open to the public, and are sponsored by the Harlaxton Society and UE’s Department of History.

September 2015

UE Annual Linguapalooza Planned for October 6

Posted: September 28, 2015

The University of Evansville’s Department of Foreign Languages will host its annual Linguapalooza on Tuesday, October 6, in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center on UE’s campus. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.

UE Panel Discussion on Racial Bias in Justice System

Posted: September 25, 2015

A panel discussion on “Consequences of Racial Bias within the Justice System for Individuals and Communities” is planned at the University of Evansville on Thursday, October 1. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. in Room 170, Schroeder School of Business Building. It is free and open to the public.

The University of Evansville Announces “The UE Guarantee”

Posted: September 22, 2015

The University of Evansville has announced “The UE Guarantee,” which will be offered to students entering the University in the fall of 2016. This commitment is part of the UE’s ongoing mission to provide its students with an affordable, high quality education that will prepare graduates for lives of meaning and accomplishment.

Matthew Hummel to be Speaker at UE Andiron Lecture on October 7

Posted: September 21, 2015

Matthew Hummel, University of Evansville alum and paralegal for the Vanderburgh County Public Defender Agency, will be the guest speaker for UE’s October 7 Andiron Lecture. His topic will be “The Antithesis of Justice.” The event starts at 4 p.m., in Room 252 in Eykamp Hall, in Ridgway University Center, on UE’s campus. A social hour precedes the event at 3:45 p.m.

UE Fifth Annual Homecoming Lecture Planned for September 26

Posted: September 17, 2015

The University of Evansville fifth annual Homecoming Lecture is planned for September 26, at 10:00 a.m., in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center. The speaker will be Tara Halaby, physical therapist at Worldwide Wrestling Entertainment. Halaby received her masters of physical therapy degree from UE in 2007. The event is free and open to the public.

UE Homecoming and Family Weekend 2015 Set for September 25-27

Posted: September 17, 2015

The University of Evansville Forever Purple: Homecoming and Family Weekend is planned for September 25-27. This year Homecoming Reunion Weekend and Family Weekend have been combined for one weekend with lots of activities. Special events are planned for parents and alumni, many of which will be open to the general public.

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

Posted: September 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has again named the University of Evansville as one of Best Regional Universities: Midwest in its annual Best Colleges rankings. UE was eighth in this year’s ranking, which is based on measures of academic excellence such as student graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, and class sizes. The rankings are designed to help prospective students and their families evaluate college choices.

Crick Lecture on Neuroscience and Ethics Set for Thursday, September 10

Posted: September 9, 2015

The first installment of the Crick Lecture Series will be held Thursday, September 10, at 4 p.m. in Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. Garret Merriam associate professor of philosophy at the University of Southern Indiana will be the speaker. His topic will be "Neuromachean Ethics."

Lynn Miller-Pease to Present VOICE Findings at UE Changemaker Challenge Kickoff

Posted: September 4, 2015

Lynn Miller-Pease, chief executive officer of Leadership Evansville, will present the results of VOICE, Evansville’s community-wide, citizen-driven planning process, at the University of Evansville on Tuesday, September 8. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Room 100, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. This is free and open to the public

UE Coffee Hour Lecture Series for 2015 – 2016 Announced

Posted: September 2, 2015

The University of Evansville’s 2015-2016 annual Coffee Hour Lecture series begins Wednesday, September 16. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public, and are at 4 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery at the University.

 

August 2015

University of Evansville Andiron Lectures for Coming Year Announced

Posted: August 26, 2015

The first lecture of this year’s University of Evansville Andiron Lecture Series is set for September 2. UE professor of biology Cris Hochwender will be speaking on “Sustaining Wildlife: Enhancing Native Plant Diversity at Vectren Conservation Park, in the Native Plant Garden in Koch Courtyard, and in Your Backyard.” All the lectures in the series are at 4 p.m. in Room 252 in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center, with a social hour at 3:45 p.m. They are free and open to the public.

UE Names Holly Carter as New Director of Harlaxton College Programs

Posted: August 26, 2015

The University of Evansville and Harlaxton College has announced the appointment of Holly Carter as director of Harlaxton College Programs, based at UE. The University of Evansville’s study abroad program at Harlaxton College has recently been ranked number one in America by BestCollegeReviews.org.

University of Evansville Announces Berger Awards for 2015

Posted: August 21, 2015

University of Evansville professors Anthony Beavers and Kristy Miller were honored recently 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.

University of Evansville Awarded $10,000 Grant for New Veterans Lounge

Posted: August 13, 2015

The University of Evansville student veteran organization, UE VETS,  has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Student Veterans of America (SVA) to fund a new veterans lounge on campus.

University of Evansville Named a “Best in the Midwest” College by The Princeton Review

Posted: August 10, 2015

The University of Evansville is one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). The well-known education services company lists UE among its "Best in the Midwest" recommended schools in its "2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region" website feature that posted this month. Only 159 colleges in 12 Midwestern states made the list for 2016.

Michael Roscoe Named Founding Director of UE’s Physician Assistant Program; the First Program of its Kind in the Area

Posted: August 5, 2015

After conducting a national search, the University of Evansville has named Michael Roscoe as founding director and chair of UE’s new Department of Physician Assistant Science.

July 2015

Knoester and Plikuhn publish article in Journal of Research in Reading

Posted: July 28, 2015

Matthew Knoester (assistant professor of education) and Mari Plikuhn (assistant professor of sociology) have published an article entitled "Influence of Siblings on Out-of-School Reading Practices" in the Journal of Research in Reading, the flagship journal of the United Kingdom Literacy Association. The article has been published online and will appear in print in an upcoming issue of the journal.

June 2015

UE Civil Engineering Concrete Canoe Team Competes at Nationals

Posted: June 26, 2015

The University of Evansville’s civil engineering Concrete Canoe team earned 16th place overall in the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition. Teams from some of the top engineering schools in the United States and Canada competed at the event, which was held at Clemson University on June 20-22. The UE team represented the smallest school at the competition.

UE Faculty, Student and Friends Honored by Arts Council

Posted: June 24, 2015

Several members of the University of Evansville community were recipients of this year’s Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Awards. The awards were presented on Tuesday, June 23, at a ceremony at the Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana in Evansville.

UE Receives Ball Brothers Foundation Venture Fund Grant for New Neuromarketing Center

Posted: June 17, 2015

The University of Evansville has been awarded a Ball Brothers Foundation Venture Fund Grant of $22,000 for its newly instituted Neuromarketing Research Center. Through the Neuromarketing Research Center, interdisciplinary student teams serve clients by testing responses to various marketing elements and tactics using leading-edge neuroscience techniques.

UE Adds Health Communication to Expand Health Major Options

Posted: June 16, 2015

The University of Evansville has approved a new undergraduate major in health communication that will enable students to develop communication skills that can be applied specifically to careers in the health field. UE will be one of the few universities that offer an undergraduate major specifically in health communication.

UE Appoints Greg Rawski as Dean of UE Schroeder Family School of Business Administration

Posted: June 15, 2015

Greg Rawski has been appointed dean of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration at the University of Evansville.  

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

Posted: June 5, 2015

The University of Evansville has been named to the 2014 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 fourth time that the University has received this national recognition for its dedication to community service.

May 2015

2015 UE Civil Engineering Graduate Places First in National ASCE Student Competition

Posted: May 27, 2015

Chris Unzicker, 2015 graduate from the University of Evansville’s civil engineering program, finished first in the nation with his submission to the Daniel W. Mead Student Contest sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Unzicker was presented with the national award at a ceremony held Wednesday, May 27, on UE’s campus. ASCE judges performed a blind review of the submissions and gave awards for the top five papers in this national competition.

Congratulations 2015-2016 Global Scholars!

Posted: May 26, 2015

The Institute for Global Enterprise is pleased to announce the Global Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations to Dr. Robert Dion, Department Chair of Law, Politics, and Society, and Associate Professor of Political Science; Dr. Lora Becker, Associate Professor of Psychology; and Dr. Atefeh Yazdanparast, Assistant Professor of Marketing. Each Global Scholar will receive a stipend and travel allowance.

UE Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report

Posted: May 26, 2015

The University of Evansville is currently featured in a special report - What it Takes to Make the Class - in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The article details how UE encourages potential students to apply and those admitted to enroll at the University. The entire article can be read:at http://chronicle.com/article/What-It-Takes-to-Make-the/230213/?cid=at

 

Junior Achievement and University of Evansville Partnership Bringing Celebrity Entrepreneur Daymond John to Speak at Free Evansville Event October 20

Posted: May 20, 2015

Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana and the University of Evansville have partnered to bring celebrity entrepreneur, Daymond John, to Evansville this fall. The free public event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on October 20, 2015, at the Victory Theatre in downtown Evansville. 

Junior Achievement and University of Evansville to Announce Details of Partnership at Press Conference May 20

Posted: May 15, 2015

Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana and the University of Evansville will hold a joint press conference on Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m. to announce the details of an upcoming partnership. The press conference will be held in the atrium of the school of business on UE’s campus.

UE Ranked Among Best Colleges for Intramural Sports

Posted: May 12, 2015

The University of Evansville was ranked among the best colleges for intramural sports by www.BestColleges.com. Criteria for the ranking included variety, leadership, and facilities. 

University of Evansville Announces Outstanding Senior Awards at 157th Commencement Ceremony

Posted: May 9, 2015

Hlawn K. Zathang, an accounting major from Indianapolis, Indiana, and Nathan Graves, an education major from Renssalaer, Indiana, were named the University of Evansville’s Outstanding Seniors during today’s Commencement Ceremony at the Ford Center. 

University of Evansville Announces Outstanding Teacher of the Year at 157th Commencement Ceremony

Posted: May 9, 2015

University of Evansville associate psychology professor Margaret Stevenson was named the 2015 Outstanding Teacher at the University during UE’s 157th Commencement Exercises May 9.

Sixth Annual UE Honoring Women Veterans Conference Set for June 6

Posted: May 4, 2015

The annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference at the University of Evansville is Saturday, June 6, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., 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 22.

UE 157th Commencement Ceremony Set for May 9

Posted: May 4, 2015

The University of Evansville will award 583 degrees during the 157th Commencement ceremony, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. The event will feature the Senior Keynote address, the conferring of honorary degrees, presentation of the University of Evansville Alumni Association’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year award, as well as the Outstanding Senior Service Awards.

Paul Klein Receives Senior Research Award

Posted: May 4, 2015

Paul Klein was awarded the Hanns G. Pieper Senior Research Award in Sociology and Criminal Justice for his senior research project entitled, "Binge Drinking in College: Peer Influence on College Students' Drinking Behavior"

April 2015

University of Evansville to Become Tobacco Free Campus Beginning August 2015

Posted: April 29, 2015

The University of Evansville will implement a new campus-wide tobacco free policy beginning in August 2015. The use of all tobacco products including smoked, smokeless, and electronic cigarettes will be prohibited anywhere on campus grounds including buildings, athletics facilities, parking areas, and at all campus events and functions. 

UE Students Present Market Research Findings to A. O. Smith Corporation Executives

Posted: April 22, 2015

On Monday, April 20, University of Evansville students from BUS 350 (GAP) and MKT 490 classes travelled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to present their market research findings to senior executives at A. O. Smith Corporation. In 2014, the company had engaged cross-disciplinary student teams from UE’s GAP Program and the market research class to conduct market research on a potential new product. The top teams were chosen to present their findings and recommendations to the panel of senior executives. This was the first time the company had engaged undergraduates in this type of work.

UE Engineering Students Invite All to Engineering Excellence Day

Posted: April 21, 2015

The University of Evansville is hosting its annual Engineering Excellence Day on April 24, from 1:00-5:30 p.m., with engineering projects on display on the East Terrace lawn next to Ridgway University Center. This event is free and open to the public, and everyone is encouraged to stop by and view the projects on display. Projects on display will include the Formula car, Baja Buggy, Firefighting Robots, Steel Bridge, Concrete Canoe, and many more. Engineering students will be on site to explain the projects and answer questions. Tours will also be offered of the Koch Center for Engineering and Science. For more information, please call 812-488-2236 or 812-661-0125.

UE 2015 Aces Concrete Canoe Team Qualifies for National Competition

Posted: April 21, 2015

The University of Evansville 2015 Aces Concrete Canoe team has qualified for the National Concrete Canoe Competition. The team secured their spot by coming in second overall in the regional concrete canoe competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers Great Lakes Student Conference. That conference was April 16-19 at the University of Notre Dame. Out of the more than 250 civil engineering programs in the United States, only 25 schools qualify for competition at the national level.

University of Evansville Strengthens Transfer Partnership with Ivy Tech Community College

Posted: April 14, 2015

The University of Evansville and Ivy Tech Community College have collaborated to streamline transfer opportunities for Ivy Tech graduates. 

Public Invited to UE Panel Discussion on RFRA and Religious Beliefs

Posted: April 14, 2015

The public is invited to attend a panel discussion at the University of Evansville about how the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and religious beliefs shape public actions. This event is Thursday, April 16, in Room 251, Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center, at 11:00 a.m. Guest panelists include UE professor of religion James Ware, Rabbi Gary A. Mazo, and UE chaplain Tamara K. Gieselman. For more information, please call 812-488-2240.

UE Appears on Buzzfeed’s List of the 27 Most Underrated Colleges in America

Posted: April 13, 2015

The popular social website, Buzzfeed, has listed the University of Evansville as one of the 27 Most Underrated Colleges in America. 

Chemistry student named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar

Posted: April 13, 2015

Abigail Smith, a professional chemistry major at the University of Evansville, has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.  Established by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor the former senator from Arizona, this nationwide scholarship program was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) research. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type in these fields. 

Eyewitness In-Depth: Dr. Robert Dion Talks Sen. Rand Paul's Presidential Run

Posted: April 8, 2015

Robert Dion, associate professor of political science at the University of Evansville, joined Eyewitness News' Brad Byrd to discuss Senator Rand Paul's presidential candidacy and shared reactions to his recent interview on the "Today" show.

Click here to view the interview from April 8. 
 

Special Presentation on Autism Planned at the University of Evansville

Posted: April 6, 2015

A special presentation on autism, “Rethinking Autism: Wretches & Jabberers,” is planned for Wednesday, April 15, at the University of Evansville. The event is scheduled from 4:30-6:00 p.m., in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall) in the Schroeder School of Business Building. The presentation is being hosted by Optimal Rhythms, Inc., and is free and open to the public.

Islamic Center Executive Director and Imam to Speak at UE

Posted: April 6, 2015

Omar Atia, executive director and imam of the Islamic Center of Evansville, will be speaking at the University of Evansville on Thursday, April 16, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building. A question and answer session will follow the lecture. Atia’s topic will be “Finding the Truth through the Noise – What Does Islam Really Stand For?” This event is free and open to the public.

UE Professor Jennie Ebeling Receives Prestigious Award

Posted: April 6, 2015

University of Evansville associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling has been awarded the Annual Professorship at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem for Fall 2015. Ebeling was awarded this fellowship to work on analysis and publication of the Jezreel Expedition. During this four-and-a-half month sabbatical in Jerusalem, she will analyze ground stone artifacts from the 2013-15 seasons at Jezreel, complete preliminary reports of the first three excavation seasons with co-director Norma Franklin, and conduct small survey and excavation projects at the site with members of the Jezreel Expedition.

Aces clinch CIT Championship with 71-65 win over NAU

Posted: April 2, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – For the first time in the Division I era, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team has won a postseason championship as they defeated Northern Arizona by a final of 71-65 to earn the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Championship on Thursday at the Ford Center.

UE to Host Event Announcing Indiana Civic Health Index Results

Posted: April 1, 2015

Former U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton, director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, and former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will announce results of the 2015 Indiana Civic Health Index at the University of Evansville on Friday, April 3. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. in Room 162 (Harkness Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building, and is free and open to the public.

Plikuhn and Long Present at Midwest Sociological Society Meetings

Posted: April 1, 2015

Mari Plikuhn, assistant professor of sociology, and Elizabeth Long, junior sociology and psychology major, presented their paper, "When the Baby Never Comes: Stillbirth, Miscarriage, and Social Support" at the annual meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 27. Long also presented her single-authored paper, "Intersexuality and Feminism: Who Will Fight for the Intersex?" at the MSS meetings.

March 2015

University of Evansville President Thomas Kazee Issues Statement on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Posted: March 31, 2015

Dr. Thomas Kazee, president of the University of Evansville, issued a statement today regarding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. 

William R. Connolly to Speak at UE Lecture Series Renamed in his Honor

Posted: March 13, 2015

University of Evansville emeritus professor of philosophy William R. (Dick) Connolly will be the speaker at the University’s inaugural William R. Connolly Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center. 

Finance Professor Walayet Khan Shares Global Research Insights with Peru Stock Exchange

Posted: March 12, 2015

Walayet A. Khan, research director of the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana and professor of finance at UE visited the Bolsa De Valores De Lima (Stock Exchange of Peru) recently. He shared findings of his ongoing research in the area of global markets and institutions. During his meetings with Exchange officials, he also discussed various possibilities of mutual collaboration between the Exchange and UE.

UE’s Accounting and Finance Programs Named #1 in the Nation Among Small Colleges

Posted: March 4, 2015

The University of Evansville’s program for accounting and finance has been named the number one degree program in the nation on the 30 Great Small Colleges for an Accounting and Finance Degree list by Master of Finance Degrees

February 2015

UE’s Unique Career Development Process Produces Big Results for 2014 Grads

Posted: February 26, 2015

According to a recent survey, the University of Evansville’s 2014 graduating class has found success after graduation, with 93 percent currently employed or in graduate school. The median salary of 2014 UE graduates employed full-time was $42,500.

University of Evansville Theatre Opens Dancing with Lughnasa

Posted: February 17, 2015

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa, opening Friday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21, 26, 27, 28, and at 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 22 and Mar. 1.

UE’s Delta Sigma Pi Presents Business Leadership Awards

Posted: February 12, 2015

The University of Evansville’s chapter of Delta Sigma Pi bestowed its annual business awards on Thursday, February 12 in a ceremony on UE’s campus.

Pat Wempe, co-owner of ProRehab, PC, was given the Business Leader of the Year award. Chris Traylor, co-president of Traylor Brothers, Inc., received the Business of the Year award on behalf of the company. Alissa Fricke was presented the Young Business Leader of the Year award.

Efroymson Sponsored Visiting Artist Ceramic Artist Todd Matteson at UE

Posted: February 11, 2015

The University of Evansville Art Department is presenting an exhibit of the work of ceramic artist Todd Matteson in the Melvin Peterson Gallery from February 9 - February 27. He will be presenting a public lecture on Thursday, February 12 at 7 p.m. in the Peterson Gallery. Matteson will also be offering a lecture and demonstration for students. The exhibit and lectures are sponsored by the Efroymson family fund.

UE to Celebrate 161st Birthday on Founders Day

Posted: February 11, 2015

The University of Evansville will celebrates its 161st birthday on Founders Day on Sunday, February 15. Founders Day marks the incorporation of Moores Hill College, its move to Evansville, the charter as Evansville College, and officially becoming the University of Evansville. Since all four dates fall between February 10 and 19, Founders Day is always celebrated in February.

UE Theatre Alumna Carrie Preston to Attend UE Founders Day

Posted: February 11, 2015

University of Evansville theatre alumna and actress Carrie Preston will help UE celebrate its birthday on Sunday, February 15, during the University’s Founders Day celebration. Founders Day marks the incorporation of Moores Hill College, its move to Evansville, the charter as Evansville College, and officially becoming the University of Evansville.

As part of the Founders Day festivities, Preston will receive the Distinguished Alumna Award during an Alumni Awards Luncheon at noon. 

U.S. Department of Defense using UE professor's suicide rate system

Posted: February 9, 2015

A new suicide rate system, created by Dr. Mark Kopta, UE professor of psychology, has been picked up by the U.S. Department of Defense.  Kopta is founder and executive director of the CelestHealth Solutions Research Group which studies behavioral health as well as outcomes of psychotherapy treatment.

“Can Plants and Bacteria Think?” to be Topic of UE Andiron Lecture

Posted: February 2, 2015

Can plants and bacteria think? University of Evansville assistant professor of philosophy Derek Jones will discuss this question at the UE Andiron Lecture on Wednesday, February 4. The lecture starts at 4:00 p.m., in Eykamp 252, Ridgway University Center. A social gathering with beverages begins at 3:45 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

January 2015

Study from UE Sociology Professor Finds Many Religious People View Science Favorably But Reject Certain Scientific Theories

Posted: January 30, 2015

A new study finds that many U.S. adults — roughly one in five — are deeply religious, know a lot about science, and support many practical uses of science and technology in everyday life, but reject scientific explanations of creation and evolution.

“We were surprised to find that many people who are knowledgeable about science and appreciative of its practical uses reject certain well-established scientific theories,” said Timothy L. O’Brien, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Evansville and the lead author of the study, which appears in the February issue of the American Sociological Review. 

University of Evansville’s Study Abroad Program Ranked #1 in America

Posted: January 22, 2015

The University of Evansville study abroad program at Harlaxton College, has been ranked number one in America by BestCollegeReviews.org.

Cartoon Goes Global: UE Professor of History Draws Response to Charlie Hebdo Attack

Posted: January 14, 2015

UE professor of history and local cartoonist, Dr. James MacLeod, joined other cartoonists to create a drawing in response to the attacks on the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris last week. The message struck a chord with media from around the globe as his cartoon went viral, appearing on the website homepages of such notable outlets as CNN, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Huffington Post, BBC, Washington Post, CBS Face the Nation and more.

He even appeared in live interviews on the subject, including one with MSNBC where he says his drawing illustrates that “ideas and creativity is a more powerful force than violence”. 

Mock Jurors Needed for University of Evansville Research Project

Posted: January 14, 2015

The University of Evansville's Psychology and Law Research Laboratory is looking for people to play mock jurors in a mock trial, as part of a grant-funded research project. Any U.S. citizen who is 18-years-old or older can participate. Those participating will receive $40 for their time.

Events to Mark 50th Anniversary of Undefeated Aces Basketball Team

Posted: January 14, 2015

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 Evansville Aces. At that time, the Aces were not only an outstanding basketball team; they were a major Evansville social activity. Over 12,000 fans packed Evansville’s Roberts Municipal Stadium on a regular basis to cheer for their hometown team.

University of Evansville to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

Posted: January 13, 2015

The University of Evansville will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19 with several events, including a re-enactment of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., and the William G. and the Rose M. Mays Martin Luther King Jr. Lectureship. On Jan 20, the film Dear White People, will be shown.

December 2014

UE Professor Receives Exemplary Teacher Award at Winter Commencement

Posted: December 17, 2014

The University of Evansville awarded approximately 90 degrees at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, December 17, in the Large Gym in Carson Center. During the ceremony, the 2014 United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award was presented by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church to Margaret Stevenson, UE associate professor of psychology.

UE Appoints New Executive Director of the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

Posted: December 17, 2014

The University of Evansville announced today the appointment of Dr. Jill Griffin as the Executive Director of the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana.  Dr. Griffin is currently Director of the GAP Program and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Evansville.

UE Plans Annual Holiday Pops Concert for Tuesday, December 9

Posted: December 8, 2014

The Department of Music at the University of Evansville will present its annual Holiday Pops concert on Tuesday, December 9. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Victory Theatre in downtown Evansville. This is the 35th year for the concert, which is free and open to the public.

University of Evansville CAP Program Featured in eCampus News

Posted: December 4, 2014

Read a feature article on the CAP program from eCampus News, one of higher ed's leading online publications that features innovative accomplishments from across the industry. 

November 2014

Dr. Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi on WNIN's HEALTHY AIR: HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

Posted: November 24, 2014

Currently, almost 20% of all energy consumption in the US is used for personal transportation.  Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi weighs in as this program takes a look at what individuals and the community can do to reduce the level of energy consumption for transportation and reduce transportation related pollution. Patel-Dovlatabadi is assistant professor of public health and director of the public health program at the University of Evansville.

http://video.wnin.org/video/2365373803/

Senior criminal justice and sociology majors score well in major field tests

Posted: November 19, 2014

Senior criminal justice majors scored in the 99th percentile of comparative institutions on the CJ major field test. Senior sociology majors scored in the 98th percentile of comparative institutions on their major field test.

University of Evansville Plans International Education Week Events

Posted: November 17, 2014

The University of Evansville will celebrate International Education Week (November 17 – 21) with several activities and events that are open to the public. The diverse group of international students at UE represents 55 countries from around the world, and will play an active part in many of the events listed below:

Monday, November 17

7:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center

Featured Speaker

Ossama Bahloul, imam of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, will discuss “Religion and Politics in the United States and Abroad”.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday, November 18

12:15 p.m., Smythe Lecture Hall, Room 170, Schroeder School of Business Building

Panel Discussion: “Jews, Christians, and Muslims: How Can We Know Peace?”

Panelists: Ossama Bahloul, imam of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro; Dianne Oliver, UE professor of religion; and Gary Mazo, rabbi at Temple Adath B’nai Israel. Moderator: UE chaplain Tamara Gieselman.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Bring a brown bag lunch.

 

7:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center

Panel Discussion: “CoCoDA in El Salvador: Community to Comunidad.”

Panelists: Ivan Villasboa, executive director of CoCoDA in El Salvador; Diana Rodriguez Quevedo, UE assistant professor of Spanish; Bill Hemminger, chair of UE’s English Department; and Marissa Mitchell, UE coordinator of short term programs abroad.

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Friday, November 21

5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Ridgway University Center

UE’s annual International Bazaar

At this event, which benefits UNICEF, attendees can experience the cultures and foods from countries represented by UE students. In addition to all-you-can-eat global cuisine, there will be entertainment, interactive cultural booths, and more. Guests can also add personal wishes to a Peace Wall.

This family-friendly event is open to the public. General admission is $5. Entrance for UE students and children five and under is free.

For more information, and a complete schedule of events, visit www.evansville.edu/iew or contact the Office of Study Abroad at 812-488-1085 or studyabroad@evansville.edu

University of Evansville Presents 28th Annual International Bazaar

Posted: November 13, 2014

The University of Evansville’s 28th annual International Bazaar is set for Friday, November 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The event, which benefits UNICEF, takes visitors on a trip around the world, immersing them in cultures and enabling guests to sample foods from each country represented by students currently studying at the UE. 

University of Evansville Plans Veterans Day Events

Posted: November 6, 2014

To honor military veterans and active-duty service members, the University of Evansville will host Veterans Day events on Tuesday, November 11. Brigadier General Ondra L. Berry, Harrison High School and University of Evansville graduate, will be the featured speaker at some of these events.

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 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 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

New Members Inducted into Society for Social Research

Posted: March 31, 2014

The Society for Social Research welcomed nine new members at its induction on Thursday, March 27. New members are: Chelsea Clifton, Mackenzie Gammans, Sabrina Kordes, Jenna Koschmeder, Elizabeth Long, Mallory Mooney, Tyler Plogher, Arwen Plunk, and Calli Pugh.

Stephanie Underhill Wins Pieper Award

Posted: March 31, 2014

Senior anthropology major Stephanie Underhill was awarded the 2013-14 Hanns G. Pieper Sociology and Criminal Justice Senior Research Award for her research entitled, "The Effect of Residential Background on Oral Health Attitudes and Perceptions."

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.

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 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 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 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, 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.

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.  

EECS Faculty Publish Textbooks and Papers

Posted: October 16, 2012

Dick Blandford and John Parr have published a textbook titled Introduction to Digital Signal Processing.  Digital Signal Processing (DSP) is a mainstay course in electrical engineering programs and is a required course in the junior year at UE.The book was published in July, 2012 by Prentice-Hall.

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.

Beavers Nominated for World Technology Award in Ethics

Posted: October 11, 2012

Anthony Beavers, professor of philosophy and director of cognitive science, is one of five finalists nominated for the World Technology Award in Ethics to be presented at the World Technology Summit to be held at Rockefeller Plaza later this month. The awards are presented in association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Technology Review, and Science and go to the "peer-nominated, peer-elected most innovative people in science and technology." For a complete list of nominees in all twenty categories, see http://wtn.net/summit2012/finalists.php.

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.

Diana Rodríguez Quevedo interviewed by WNIN

Posted: September 19, 2012

Assistant Professor of Spanish Diana Rodríguez Quevedo was recently interviewed by Micah Schweizer for the WNIN Radio program, The Trend. The subject was her recent Andiron Lecture on campus titled, “Skipping Beats:  The Impact of the Illegal Drug Trade on Colombian Music.”

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

 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 Matthew W. Seeger, 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. 

Berger Award Winner Chris Mohn

Posted: August 15, 2012

Congratulations to Chris Mohn, Associate Professor of Spanish, winner of the 2012 Sydney and Sadelle Berger Award for service.

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.

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