UE Students' Good News
Save the Date for Family Weekend 2011!
Family Weekend is scheduled for September 23 – 25, 2011. The
Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is working on event planning right now. If
your department or student organization would like to have an event during
Family Weekend, please complete a newly developed “Family Weekend Event Form” by
clicking on this link here by
May 6. If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to
Congratulations to UE Students
Students Receive Summer Internships
Two UE music management majors
have earned significant internships this summer! Kaitlin Gress, percussion, will
serve as the operations intern for the National Symphony Orchestra at the John
F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
As operations intern, Kaitlin will learn about the production of
orchestral concerts and the day-to-day operations...(more)
Fatima Chan Chosen Presser Undergraduate Scholar
Fatima Chan was chosen as the Presser Undergraduate Scholar for the
2011-12 academic year. The award is
given annually to a rising senior who is recognized by the Department of Music
faculty as showing excellence both academically and as a performer, and has made
outstanding contributions to the department.
The Presser Award is made possible through a grant from The Presser
Foundation, one of the few foundations in the United States dedicated solely to
the support of music and music education.
Congratulations to the
Bachelor of Science Nursing Class of 2011 for the baccalaureate nursing program
awards they received during their Pinning Ceremony in Neu Chapel on May 6, 2011:
The Outstanding Senior Awards were presented to Jordan Dawson and Meagan Jones
in recognition of outstanding achievement by their peers
in the baccalaureate nursing program...(more)
Psychology/Neuroscience Best Senior Thesis Winner
The Department of Psychology is pleased to announce the winner of the
2011 Best Senior Thesis Award in Psychology/Neuroscience. This year the award
went to Kaylea Flater, Neuroscience, for Phytoestrogen effect on maternal nest
protection of the rat. The study
and thesis was supervised by Dr. Lora Becker.
The Department congratulates Kaylea for her achievement and scholarship.
Kaylea also presented her thesis at the National Conference for Undergraduate
Research (NCUR) 2011 in Ithaca, NY.
Stahlhut Earns Academic All District Honors
University of Evansville softball player Jen Stahlhut has earned
Capital One Academic All-District second team honors, as announced by the
College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) today. Capping off her
senior season, Stahlhut leads the Aces in nearly every offensive category,
hitting .342 from the left side with 13 doubles, four home runs and 23...(more)
The Department of Biology Announces Seniors
Attending Graduate School
The Department of Biology is pleased to
announce that graduating seniors Amy Johnson, Kylie McNeill, Adam Dillman and
Ryan Oesterle will be attending graduate school in Fall 2011. Amy Johnson has
been accepted to the Human Skeletal Biology Masters program at New York
University. Amy conducted two years
of summer research under the supervision...(more)
UE Student Nicholas Joyner Selected FTE
UE religion major Nicholas Joyner has been
selected as a 2011 FTE Undergraduate Fellow by The Fund for Theological
Education. Nick was selected
because of his demonstrated gifts and his interest in exploring ministry.
Nick will be attending the FTE Leaders in Ministry Conference to be held
June 15-19, at Dillard University, New Orleans, LA.
Girard Earns Fulbright Scholarship
Danielle Girard, a recent UE graduate,
has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year. She graduated on Saturday, May 7, with a Bachelor of Arts
in International Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science.
Girard will arrive in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in September and remain there until June
2012, studying phytoremediation of heavy metals...(more)
UE History Majors Present Papers at Conference
History majors Ashley Majewski, Laura Niehaus and Curtis Personett
presented research papers at the Indiana Regional Conference of the Phi Alpha
Theta History Honor Society on Saturday, April 9.
The conference was held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute,
and the UE participants well received papers included work on 18th century
English architect John Vanbrugh, the 1838 Eglinton tournament, and Coca-Cola and
the Arab League Boycott of Israel.
Department of Archaeology and Art History Announces
Student Summer Plans
The Department of Archaeology and Art History
is pleased to announce the summer plans of its majors, which include internships
and employment at a variety of institutions and participation in archaeological
projects in the US and in Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Hungary, Romania and
Cyprus. Lizzie Bloemer, PAST Foundation's Slobodna Underwater Field School,
Key West, FL Elizabeth...(more)
Shirley Schwarz Prize Winners
Department of Archaeology and Art History is pleased to announce the winners of
the 2011 Shirley J. Schwarz Prize for Research in Art History.
Awards were made to sophomore Kevin Kay for “Shrine Layout and the
Coexistence of Life and Death at Catalhoyuk” and junior Lauren Weingart for “The
Representation of Middle Class Values in Italian Renaissance Bronze Plaquettes.”
The Shirley Schwarz Committee congratulates them both.
UE Team Participates in March for Babies
Congratulations and thank you to the UE team volunteers who walked in
the March for Babies event on Saturday, April 30 and to everyone who pledged support
for the walkers! The UE team raised money for a terrific cause.
Race to 1,000,000 Pennies a Big Success!
The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon thank everyone who participated in their
first ever penny campaign! With everyone's assistance, they raised well over
$5,300.00. They would especially
like to thank the American Society
of Civil Engineers, winners of the student organization competition; the Theater
Department, winners of the campus department competition; and Phi Mu, winners of
the sorority competition.
Aces' Top Community Servants Recognized
The University of Evansville on Saturday, April 30, honored 20 UE
student-athletes who performed the most community service hours during the
2010-11 school year. They were
recognized during the Aces' baseball game against Missouri State.
UE student-athletes have accumulated more than 2,900 hours with 91
different organizations in the Evansville community since the start of the
Well done UE
RecycleManiacs! UE stacked up very well in the nationwide RecycleMania
challenge. The challenge ranked schools by measuring who collected the most
recyclable materials per capita, produced the least amount of trash per capita,
or recycled at the highest rate...(more)
Student Leadership Awards
for Student Engagement hosted the 18th annual Student Leadership Awards
Reception on April 20, in Eykamp Hall.
The following students were honored for their leadership contributions:
Courtney Dauby received the Class of 1927 Golden Anniversary Awards –
Inducted into Kappa Mu Epsilon
following University of Evansville students were recently inducted into Kappa Mu
Epsilon (National Mathematics Honor Society): Katie Buckner, Wolfe Greene,
William Hoskins, Kenneth Kaufmann, Dylan Kleemann, Nicole Loehr, Desire Matouba,
Kepra McBrayer, Sarah McNeely, Deanna Miller, Samantha Pitt, Edgar Qualkenbush,
Katelyn Spainhaur, Amber Thomas and Allison Throm.
The newly elected officers of Kappa Mu Epsilon are: President: Katie
Buckner; Vice President: Nicole Loehr; Secretary: Amber Thomas.
Aces Trounce Creighton
On Senior Day at
Braun Stadium, the University of Evansville baseball team closed out their home
schedule in a positive fashion, downing Creighton University, 10-1, Sunday
afternoon. The victory prevented a series sweep and improved the Aces’ record to
28-19 overall and 7-10 in the Missouri Valley Conference, while the Bluejays
fell to 35-13 on...(more)
Aces Sink Austin Peay
Leaping out to a
6-0 lead after two innings, the University of Evansville baseball team went on
to top Austin Peay State University, 8-3, on Wednesday night, May 11, at Braun
Stadium. With the non-conference victory, the Aces improved to 27-17 on the
season, while the Governors fell to 25-2.
Stahlhut Earns All-MVC Recognition
University of Evansville senior outfielder Jen Stahlhut has been named to the
All-Missouri Valley Conference second-team for her standout performance this
season. This is the third
consecutive year that Stahlhut has been tabbed as an all-conference selection
and is the second year in a row that she has earned second-team accolades.
Aces Baseball Signs Clay O'Neal
University of Evansville head coach of baseball Wes Carroll has added one more
to his 2012 roster with the signing of right-handed pitcher Clay O’Neal
(Russiaville, IN/Western) to a National Letter of Intent. “We were very
fortunate to find such a quality pitcher in the late signing period,” said
UE Has MVC Scholar Athlete Siblings
to be outdone by his sister, University of Evansville junior Griffin
Wood today became the second member of the family chosen as a Missouri Valley
Conference Scholar-Athlete. Griffin was selected as one of nine members on the
2011 MVC Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete Team, one week after older sister Maggie was
selected for the Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete Team.
It's the first time in University of Evansville history that siblings
have earned MVC scholar-athlete honors.
A Management major with a 3.35 grade point average, Wood was UE's number
one golfer in the spring with a 73.92 average, and finished a close second to
teammate Michael Sainz with a 74.30 average for the entire 2010-11 season.
Sainz was one of three Honorable Mention selections on the
scholar-athlete team. Also a junior,
Sainz is a Mechanical Engineering major with a 3.28 GPA.
Both Wood and Sainz are on target to produce two of the three lowest
career stroke averages at UE since 1990 when they embark on their senior year
Aces Player and Pitcher of the Week (May 11)
Senior Cody Fick led Evansville with a .588
batting average on the week, going 10-for-17 with five runs scored and five runs
batted in. Fick belted three doubles, increasing his total to 18 on the season,
and recorded multi-hit games in all four contests, totaling 25
Perkins Adds Sprick to 2011-12 Squad
Evansville native Conor Sprick will join the University of Evansville 2011-12
men's swimming and diving team, as announced by head coach Rickey Perkins.A
four-year letterwinner from Harrison High, Sprick joins the Aces after serving
as team captain for the Warriors his senior year. During the 2010-11 season,
Sprick notched first place finishes in the 100-yard...(more)
UE Baseball Brings Down Mighty Oaks
May 4th’s non-conference contest with Oakland City University, the University of
Evansville baseball team topped the visiting Mighty Oaks, 8-1. With the victory,
the Aces improved to 25-15 overall, while OCU fell to 17-13. Four Evansville
players recorded multi-hit games, as Eric Stamets, Cody Fick, Jared Baehl, and
Ryan Oesterle all tallied two hits...(more)
Copeland is Back-To-Back MVC Scholar-Athlete of the
Trentt Copeland of the University of Evansville baseball team
has been named the Prairie Farms/Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of
the Week for the second consecutive week, announced by Commissioner Doug Elgin
Wednesday. Copeland was honored for his performance during the period of April
25-May 1.Copeland led Evansville to two wins over Missouri State, batting
Wood Chosen for MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
University of Evansville senior Maggie Wood has been chosen for the
second year in a row as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf
Scholar-Athlete Team. Wood
graduated in May 2011 with a degree in writing.
She has a grade point average of 3.79. Wood led the Aces' golf team in
stroke average for the second consecutive year, and finished with the second lowest
career average in University of Evansville history at 81.41.
As a senior, Wood averaged 80.75 in 12 rounds in the fall and 80.82 in 11
spring rounds for the best average on the squad at 80.78.
Lloyd Named MVC Pitcher of the Week
Right-handed pitcher Kyle Lloyd piloted the University of Evansville baseball
team to a 3-1 conference victory over Missouri State, hurling eight solid
innings, allowing just one unearned run, three hits, while striking out three.
For that performance, Lloyd has been named the Missouri Valley Conference
Pitcher of the Week.
UE Baseball Team Edges Missouri State, 5-4
The University of Evansville baseball team edged Missouri State, 5-4,
Saturday afternoon (April 30) at Braun Stadium. Evansville improved its
record to 24-15 on the season and 5-6 in the Valley, while the Bears fell to
24-17 overall and 6-5 in the MVC. With one out in the top of the ninth, closer
Jake Naumann faced...(more)
Chybowski, Schwerin Earn MVC Honors
University of Evansville senior Kate Chybowski (Appleton, WI.) has been chosen
for the third time in her career as a first team selection on the Missouri
Valley Conference All-Select Women's Tennis Team.
Chybowski was also chosen for the third time as a member of the MVC
Women's Tennis Scholar-Athlete Team. Joining her on the 10-player
scholar-athlete squad is teammate Ashton Schwerin (Madison, WI).
Copeland Named Prairie Farms Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of Week
Junior Trentt Copeland of the University of
Evansville baseball team has been named the Prairie Farms/Missouri Valley
Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, announced by Commissioner Doug Elgin
Wednesday. Copeland was honored for his performance during the period of April
Congratulations to UE Professors
Ralph Larmann's Work Chosen for 2011 Wabash Valley
Ralph Larmann, Associate Professor of Art, had the
work "Coalopolis" chosen for inclusion in the 2011 Wabash Valley Juried
Exhibition at the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute, IN. The work was chosen by
this year's distinguished juror Janie Welker, curator at the University of
Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington. The exhibition runs from July 9 through Aug. 27
and opens with a reception and awards ceremony from 4-6 p.m. on July 9.
Brian St. John Named Conductor of Evansville
Philharmonic Youth Or
The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra has
announced the appointment of Dr. Brian St. John as conductor of the Evansville
Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, which consists of Tri-State students in grades
9-12. St. John has also been appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Director
of Orchestral Activities at the University of Evansville.
This Week in Music (May 11): The Department of
Professor of Music Anne Fiedler has been cited as a
contributing editor in the recently released fourth edition of Creative Piano
Teaching by James Lyke, Geoffrey Haydon, and Catherine Rollin. The previous edition of this pedagogy text won the Frances Clark Keyboard
Pedagogy Award at the 2004 Music Teachers National Association convention, and
Fiedler's work is in the new edition's expanded section, "Technical Development
for the Young Pianist."
Matthew Knoester has Article Published
Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Knoester's article was published
in the journal "Educational Policy" (Volume 25, Number 3, May 2011, pp.
387-423). The article is titled "Is the Outcry for More Pilot Schools Warranted? Democracy, Collective Bargaining, Deregulation, and the Politics of School
Reform in Boston." As the title suggests, the article evaluates pilot schools in
the Boston Public Schools based on achievement data, as well as, criteria
relating to various forms of segregation, family engagement, and working
conditions for teachers.
Stephanie Frasier Receives Award for Digital Photo
Associate Professor of Art Stephanie Frasier was accepted
and has won a Merit award for her digital photo montage, Blessed is the One, at
the annual themed juried Art Show & Sale, Psalms, sponsored by Olive Tree Arts,
a ministry of Christian Fellowship Church in Evansville. In just its third year,
this event has already been established as a premier venue for original artwork
in southwestern Indiana. The exhibition ran through May 16.
Margaret McMullan Lectures on Writing Historical
Professor of English Margaret McMullan spoke in Chicago,
IL., at The Contemporary Club on April 29 about writing historical fiction. She
also spoke on this same subject in Indianapolis at Beth-El Zedeck Temple for the
Writer's Center of Indiana's Clowes Craft Lecture Series on May 7.
Lora Becker Has Article Published
Becker, Associate Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the Neuroscience
Program, recently published the following article: Biochemical plasma profile of
male rats exposed to smoke of agarwood (Aquilaria spp.) Isaac Karimi, Lora A.
Becker, Abdolali Chalechale and Ali Ghashghaii Comparative Clinical Pathology,
Online First™, 8 April 2011
NOTE: UE AceNotes Included: April 27 & 28; May 2-6,
9-13, & 16.
More on Our Website
UE Parents Home
UE Parent Resources
Career Services Resources
UE Campus Calendar
Purple Aces Athletics Home
Financial Aid at UE
Academic Events Calendar
For more events and info, visit
UE's Event Calendar |
Keep in Touch|
Is your contact information and e-mail address current with UE?
Be sure they are, by using the easy online Keeping In Touch form just for parents! Your most current contact information allows the University to send you important information about campus developments and initiatives.
You will also receive: The bi-annual Parents Connections newsletter, the bi-monthly Parents Association Today e-newsletter, important campus news and announcements, occasional Parents Association information, updates and regional event invitations by e-mail.
Tell Us about a Career Opportunity from your Organization
If you or your organization has potential internship, co-op or full-time job opportunities that could be filled by UE students or graduates, we would love to hear from you. Fill out the career referral form online.
Introduce a Student |
Continue the strong tradition of academic excellence at UE; refer quality students from your community, high school, church or your own home to UE. The application fee is waived for those prospective students referred by parents or alumni.
Fill out the online form at
evansville.edu/alumni/referral.cfm to refer a student today.
Office of Alumni and Parent Relations
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47722
Sylvia (Young) DeVault '85
Director of Alumni and Parent Relations
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations for Career Development
Donna Jones M'08
Senior Administrative Assistant