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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Upcoming Events

* "Within The Wild" Photography Exhibit

Keith Gehlhausen, Executive Director of Human Resources and Institutional Equity, will exhibit photographs in the Audubon State Park “Within the Wild” photography show. This exhibit, opening on November 22, will run through February 2023 and features nature in the wild locally and across the United States. Please feel free to attend the artist reception on Tuesday, November 29 at the Audubon Museum 5:00-6:15pm.

Submitted by Carol McCraney
* Archaeology Alumna Lectures Challenges for Museums

UE Archaeology and Art History Alumni Lecture Series

Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00 P.M. CST via Zoom.

Candace Summers (Archaeology '02), Senior Director of Education, will present an illustrated program about the McLean County Museum of History and the work that they do. For the past 130 years the Museum has endeavored to preserve local history and educate the public through programs and exhibits about the history of McLean County and the surrounding area. In recent years, they also have worked on recognizing the limitations and gaps in our collections, which has allowed them to make concerted efforts to reach out to under-represented groups in our community to make sure their voices are included in OUR history.

Register for the Event

The event is free and open to the public, but donations to the Department of Archaeology are accepted.

Submitted by Alan Kaiser
* ECTE – Lunch Bunch: Ice cream bar

Faculty and staff, join us for some ice cream at Lunch Bunch this Thursday, November 10th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Philips Alcove (Ridgway 2nd floor).

No need to RSVP. Stay as little or as long as your schedule allows. There is no agenda or presentation for these gatherings. Lunch Bunch is a way to offer faculty and staff a common place to get together. We hope to see you on Thursday!

Kyle and Diana
Eykamp Center for Teaching Excellence

Submitted by Diana Rodriguez Quevedo
* University of Evansville Theatre Presents CABARET

The University of Evansville Theatre announces the second installment of the 2022–2023 season with CABARET, inspired by the play by John Van Druten, stories by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb. The show opens on Friday, November 11, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m., on November 12, 17, 18, 19, and at 2:00 p.m., on November 20.

Set against the tumult and sheer chaos of Germany’s 1929 Berlin, the alluring emcee invites all to engage in willful ignorance and revel in the lustful delights inside the legendary Kit Kat Club. “Here…life is beautiful.” With hedonistic abandon, these riveting characters live life as a carnival of debauchery and despair. Winning Tony Awards for Best Musical for the 1966 Broadway premiere and for Best Revival of a Musical in 1988, this provocative and challenging style of storytelling packs a potent punch on the dangers of mass indifference in the face of injustice and atrocities and asks audiences to either act now or say, “so what?”

CABARET is directed by Assistant Professor Wes Grantom ’03. Evelyn Hipp, a sophomore theatre studies major, from Nolensville, Tenn., serves as the assistant director; Tyler Simpson, guest artist, serves as the music director; Chad Goodridge, guest artist, serves as the choreographer; Tansy, guest artist, is the burlesque consultant; Associate Professor Eric Renschler ’83, serves as the scenic designer; Sara Mathew, a senior design and technology major, from Union, Ky., is the costume designer; Stephen Boulmetis, associate professor of lighting design, serves as the lighting designer; Richard Ingraham, guest artist, serves as the sound designer; Professor Diane Brewer is the dramaturg; Keegan Macaluso, a senior design and technology major, from Georgetown, Texas, serves as the technical director, and Madison Wilson, a senior stage management major, from Fort Worth, Texas, is the stage manager.

This cast features Jake Conrad, a senior performance major form Olympia, Wash., as Emcee; Lillian Grace Carlson, a junior performance major, from Minneapolis, Minn., as Sally Bowles; Caden Sevier, a junior performance major, from Humble, Texas, as Cliff Bradshaw; Elizabeth Dye, a senior performance major, from Frisco, Texas, as Fraulein Schneider; Spencer Marfy, a junior performance major, from Tallmadge, Ohio, as Herr Shultz; Jimmy Guest, a senior performance major, from Bettendorf, Iowa, as Ernst Ludwig; Nathan Viscaino, a senior performance major, from Redmond, Ore., as Max; Gabriel Smothers, a senior performance major, from Casper, Wyo., as Bobby; May Anderson, a sophomore theatre management major, from Minneapolis, Minn., as Frenchie; Amelia Overholt, a senior performance major, from Fort Collins, Colo., as Fraulein Kost and Rosie; Madison Conway, a junior performance major, from Jeffersonville, Ind., as Fritzie; Tomi Akinwande, a first-year performance major, from Houston, Texas, as Texas; Riley Katherine Miller, a senior performance major, from Crown Point, Ind., as Helga; Cara Connelly Gilbert, a sophomore performance major, from Suffern, N.Y., as Lulu; Daniel Perez, a first-year performance major, from San Antonio, Texas, as Herman; Mason Norton, a first-year performance major, from Bremen, Ind., as Victor; and Landry Barker, a first-year performance major, from Fort Worth, Texas, as Hans.

In following industry standards, as established by the Broadway League, all audience members must remain masked during the performance. It is our hope that these restrictions will allow our student actors to safely perform unmasked.

Adult ticket prices are $20 and $18 for senior adults, UE employees, and non-UE students. UE students may obtain one free student rush ticket beginning at 12 p.m. on the day of the performance they wish to attend. In addition, UE Theatre is excited to introduce a new “Pay What You Can” initiative. Every Thursday evening performance in Shanklin Theatre is available for any person to pay any price that best fits their budget. Single tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the ticket office at 812.488.2031, Monday through Friday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Submitted by Sharla Cowden
* Climbing at Vertical Excape with the Venturing Crew

Join the Venturing Crew as we climb the night away at Vertical Excape from 8pm till midnight on November 19th.
We will provide Pizza, drinks and a good time. The event is free and bus transportation will be provided.
Make sure to RSVP here on UEngage as we only have 75 spots available.

Submitted by Fred Wilson
* Art Exhibit "Reflections" in Melvin Peterson Gallery

The University of Evansville presents “Reflections”, an exhibit by Michael Warrick, on display at the Melvin Peterson Gallery through Saturday, December 10.

All are welcome to attend the reception and artist lecture on Thursday, November 17 at 6:30 PM in the Melvin Peterson Gallery.

The exhibit and reception are part of the Emerging Contemporary Artist Lecture Series sponsored by the Efroymson Family Fund and the UE Department of Art.

The hours for the Melvin Peterson Gallery are Monday 12–3pm; Tuesday 12–3pm; Wednesday 12–6pm; Thursday 12–6pm; Friday 12–3pm; and Saturday 12–3pm.

Submitted by Carol McCraney

Info You Should Know

* Winter Housing - Villages

Village residents who wish to stay in their apartment or house should complete and submit this form to let us know if you are staying over break - There is no charge for Village residents to remain over winter break, but we do ask that you let us know if you plan to be here in case of emergencies.

Submitted by Brian Conner
* Winter Housing - Residence Halls

Residence Hall Students - do you need a place to stay this winter? The residence life office has limited winter housing available. Only students participating in official University functions or with approved reasons will be considered for winter housing.

Students approved for winter housing may be assigned a temporary room in another housing facility and may not have access to their permanent rooms during winter break. Approvals are subject to room availability. Students are charged a flat fee of $400 for winter housing. Dining services will be closed from December 16, 2022 – January 8, 2023.

Students seeking winter housing must submit a Winter Housing Request Form by December 2, 2022, available through this link -

Submitted by Brian Conner
* Spring Meal Plan Changes

Students can adjust meal plans for the Spring semester until Friday, January 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Adjust your meal plan online.

Submitted by Brian Conner
* LOVE THEM BOTH: Pregnancy Resource Center Information Session

Local Pregnancy Resource Center Information Session: What they do and how you can help.

Being Pro-Life goes beyond baby-saves and standing for life in the womb. It involves caring for both the mother and the child that may be in a tough situation and needs help. Betty Marcheschi, the director of Birthright of Evansville, will come to share what a local, life-affirming PRC does on a day to day basis, resources they provide, and how YOU can help them serve mothers and their children in our community. We will also discuss these things in preparation for an upcoming donations event (more info to come!).

COME LEARN ABOUT A LOCAL PRC ON Thursday, November 10 at 5:30 in Hyde 106!

Submitted by Kira O'Neal
* Apply now for Harlaxton Summer and Fall 2023

If you are thinking about studying at Harlaxton in Summer or Fall 2023, now is the time to take the next step and get your application in! You can find the full course offerings, dates, and application for each session at Harlaxton here: Feel free to contact the US Harlaxton team with any questions at or pop by the office at Ridgway 220 (in Student Life)!

Submitted by Kaylynn McCalister
* Chartwells is Hiring

Hey Aces! Looking for a job? Come join our team in the Eatery! We are flexible with scheduling needs! We are looking for cashiers, kitchen workers, and servers. If you're interested, visit and search for "Chartwells Higher Education" and enter Evansville in the location to get started!

Submitted by Ka'Bria Carr

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