A memorial service for Dr. Eufemia “Femy” Sanchez de la Calle, director of the Marquette en Madrid Program, will be held this Friday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. in the AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family.
A gathering will be held afterward in the AMU with light refreshments. Please join the campus community in remembering the gift Femy was to Marquette University, and all that she embodied as a teacher, colleague, friend, mentor and director.
Dr. David Lisak, preeminent researcher on sexual violence perpetration, investigation and prevention, will present, “Confronting the Reality of Sexual Violence on the College Campus,” Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Weasler Auditorium.
Lisak is a researcher and forensic consultant who has studied the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence for 25 years. An associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Lisak has served as a consultant to judicial, prosecutor and law enforcement education programs across the country and has conducted workshops on the subject in all 50 states. He also consults widely on sexual assault prevention and policies with universities, the four branches of the U.S. military, the Department of Defense and other institutions, and he frequently serves as an expert witness in homicide and sexual assault cases.
This event is sponsored by the Counseling Center, Department of Public Safety, Division of Student Affairs, Office of Mission and Ministry, Marquette University Law School Restorative Justice Initiative, Department of Athletics, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, Department of Human Resources, MUSG, Women and Gender Studies program, Office of Student Development, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Department of Psychology, Department of Philosophy and Residence Hall Association.
No pre-registration is necessary for this free event. For more information, contact Christopher Daood, assistant director of the Counseling Center, at 8-7172.
Due to the PR + Social Media Summit Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Parking Services anticipates additional traffic in university parking structures. Parkers in both the 16th Street Structure and the Wells Street Structure should be aware of this event and plan accordingly to find campus parking the morning of the summit. Once the 16th Street Structure fills, cars will be rerouted to the Wells Street Structure and other service lots.
For additional information, contact Jay Sobota, manager of parking services, at 8-6911.
The College of Nursing will hold an open house for the new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation Friday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Emory T. Clark Hall. All are invited to see firsthand how the university is setting a high standard in health care delivery through excellence in nursing education. The new state-of-the-science clinical simulation center provides a realistic health care environment where students can strengthen essential clinical competencies, develop sound clinical reasoning and prepare for high-risk patient situations.
Reserve a spot for the open house by contacting University Special Events at 8-7431.
The University Honors Program invites faculty to propose Honors seminars for the 2013-14 academic year. The program strives to offer seminars in a wide variety of disciplines from all of Marquette’s undergraduate colleges and offers four different kinds of seminars, each somewhat different in emphasis. The first and second year seminars are taught as course overloads, and the third and fourth year seminars usually replace one course in the faculty member’s departmental or college course load.
Guidelines for proposals for all seminars can be found online and are due by Monday. Oct. 15. For more information or to discuss ideas for a proposal, contact Amelia Zurcher, associate professor and director of the Honors Program, at 8-3475.
Diane Lim Rogers, chief economist for the Concord Coalition, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall. Is the U.S. about to plunge off a fiscal cliff? What are the causes and consequences of our nation’s enormous deficit and debt problems, and what will it take to fix them? Are there key questions we should be asking our presidential candidates? Rogers will address these questions and more at the event.
After working on Capitol Hill as a chief economist for key congressional committees, Rogers was a senior economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisors during the last year of the Clinton administration and the first 100 days of the Bush administration. In 2008, she joined the Concord Coalition as the organization’s first chief economist, where she helps the grassroots, non-partisan organization advocate for long-term, responsible fiscal policy. She also writes the blog, economistmom.com.
New York City's Fiasco Theatre Company, in residence with the Helfaer Theatre, presents its version of Cymbeline on campus this week. Produced in collaboration with Alverno Presents, the performance is part tragedy, part romance and a large part comedy. Performances will be held at the Helfaer Theatre:
Tickets for the show are $30 and are available for purchase online or by calling the Helfaer Theatre Box Office at 8-7504.
The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship’s Lunch and Learn series will host, “What is Your Business Model? How to Use a Business Model Canvas to Answer the BIG Question,” Friday, Oct. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Olin Engineering, 120. Dr. McGee Young, associate professor of political science, will present an interactive workshop in which participants will explore how to use the Business Model Canvas as a strategic entrepreneurial tool to describe, design, challenge, invent and pilot a business model.
The Lunch and Learn series is open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni and a free lunch will be served. Registration is available online. Contact Kate Novotny, office assistant in the College of Business Administration, at 8-4175 with questions.
The Biological Sciences Fall Seminar Series will host, "Substrate-Selective Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 Redefines How Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Work,” Friday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences, 111. Dr. Lawrence Marnett of Vanderbilt University's Department of Chemistry will lead the seminar. The event will be hosted by the biochemistry and molecular biology undergraduate students.
Refreshments will be served prior to the seminar at 2:45 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences, 108. For more information, call the Department of Biological Sciences at 8-7355.
Dr. Curtis Carter, professor of philosophy, will present “Hegel and Danto on the End of Art,” Friday, Oct. 12, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites. This installment of the Department of Philosophy’s colloquium series will focus on the role of arts in human experience.
For additional information, contact the Department of Philosophy at 8-6857.
Manresa for Faculty in the Center for Teaching and Learning will host a faculty discussion of the document produced in 2011 by an International Jesuit Taskforce on Ecology, “Healing a Broken World,” from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries, 320A, on the following Tuesdays:
The discussions will be led by Dr. Jame Schaefer, associate professor of theology, and Dr. McGee Young, associate professor of political science. For more information or to register, contact Dr. Susan Mountin, director of Manresa for Faculty in the Center for Teaching and Learning, at 8-3693.
Manresa for Faculty in the Center for Teaching and Learning invites all faculty and staff to participate in interreligious readings and discussions of Vatican II as an observance of the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and in light of their experiences in the classroom. Session topics and dates include:
Independent filmmaker Catherine Murphy will present her film Maestra Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Office of International Education Program Center, Holthusen Hall, fourth floor. The film explores the empowerment of women and youth in Cuba.
In 1961, 250,000 young adults, half of which were women, volunteered for the Cuban Literacy Campaign to teach their nation to read and write. At just 15 years old, Norma Guillard joined this campaign and is now a leader in educating Cubans on issues of gender and racial identity and equality. Guillard is featured in the documentary and will also be on campus to screen the movie. The film follows personal stories of empowerment, like Guillard’s, about young adults and women involved in the movement.
For more information, contact the Office of International Education at 8-7289.
The Counseling Center will offer free, confidential depression screenings in conjunction with National Depression Screening Day Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Holthusen Hall, 205. Depression is common among college students, including symptoms of sad moods, eating and sleeping problems, guilt and hopelessness.
No appointment is necessary. For additional information, contact Linda Somppi, office associate in the Counseling Center, at 8-7172.
Spots are still available for the annual Faber Fall Retreat, which will be held Friday, Oct. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Jesuit Retreat House in Oshkosh, Wis. Rev. Bert Thelan, S.J., will lead “Cosmic Prayer, Personal Transformation, and Global Unity: The Journey of Faith – the Biblical Tradition Enlightened by the New Universe Story.”
Registration is available online. For additional information, contact the Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality at 8-4545.
IT Services will be updating to Exchange 2013, the latest version of Microsoft software that powers the eMarq email system. The first step in this upgrade will present a new login screen for Outlook Web App (OWA). The new login screen will appear for computers on the campus network starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. The new screen may take up to 72 hours to appear when accessing OWA from off-campus. After logging in, your inbox will look the sameuntil you are moved to the new system. IT Services will be moving mailboxes in phases starting in November 2012 and will finish in summer 2013. Learn more about the Exchange 2013 upgrade online.
The Center for Peacemaking will offer meditation sessions Mondays, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center for Peacemaking, Academic Support Facility, 201. The power of meditation can increase concentration, develop mental clarity and reduce stress. The meditation sessions are free; no registration is needed. For more information, contact Carole Poth, office associate at the Center for Peacemaking, at 8-8446.
In addition, Employee Wellness will be offering a four-week guided meditation class every Wednesday from Oct. 24 through Nov. 14, from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the AMU, 448. The cost for the four-week session is $16. Registration is available online. For more information, contact Kristin Kipp, adjunct instructor of physical therapy, at 8-4476.
The Marquette Physical Therapy Massage-A-Thon will run through Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Schroeder Health Complex, 397. Massage appointments can be made for the following times:
The cost is $7 for 15 minutes, and appointments can be made for up to one hour. Only cash or check will be taken for payment. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online.
The Department of Recreational Sports will hold another free trial week for group fitness classes the week of Oct. 8. Only a select number of classes will be available to try out for the week. Those wishing to register for the final five weeks of group fitness classes may do so at a reduced rate of $25. Registration for these classes opens Monday, Oct. 8, and the second five-week session of classes begins Monday, Oct. 22.
For more information, contact the Department of Recreational Sports at 8-6976.