— Aug. 17, 2006 —


  1. Archbishop to join Father Wild for university's 125th anniversary celebration
  2. Washington Monthly ranks Marquette in top 50
  3. University events for Aug. 18 through Sept. 1

1. Archbishop to join Father Wild for university’s 125th anniversary celebration

Mark your calendar! Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a celebration of the university’s 125th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 8, at 12:30 p.m. on Central Mall. The program will be led by Archbishop Timothy Dolan and Marquette President Robert A. Wild, S.J. A dessert reception will follow.

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2. Washington Monthly ranks Marquette in top 50

Washington Monthly, a magazine focused on American politics and popular culture, has come out with its second annual college rankings.  Marquette was listed at 49 among the 245 national universities surveyed.  Touted as an alternative to the U.S. News & World Report rankings, the magazine ranks colleges and universities on their contributions to society as engines of social mobility, fostering of scientific and humanistic research and promoting among students an ethic of service to country. 

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3. University events for Aug. 18 through Sept. 1

Visit the all-university online Calendar of Events for a complete listing.

19 - Saturday
Dental Clinic closed.

Summer sesssions 5 & 6 end.

21- Monday
Health Sciences: Classes begin for Session 4.

Law School: Classes begin.

New Folks Convocation for faculty, staff and administrators that came to, or are arriving at, Marquette between Sept. 1, 2005 and Sept. 1, 2006. At the AMU, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

23 - Wednesday

New Student Orientation through Aug. 27. Visit the Web site for complete information.

24 - Thursday

Graduate School new student orientation, Weasler Auditorium, 6 - 8 p.m. Students may arrive as early as 4 p.m. Call 8 -7137 for more information or RSVP online.

GROW Session: Personal and Confidential: Preventing Identity Theft, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Crime prevention officers from the Department of Public Safety will explore ways to prevent criminals from accessing your name and other personal information. From traditionally safe banking practices to shopping online, the presenters will help participants become aware of the latest scams used by thieves to obtain personal information. The most effective methods in creating a personal security plan will also be discussed. To register, call 8-7305 or e-mail.

GROW Session: Workplace Diversity, Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1 - 3 p.m.
Almost every communication between people can be viewed as a cross-cultural experience. Differences of language styles, perception, attitudes, as well as our own unique views affect our ability to understand each other. This presentation focuses on the elements that make us unique, how to respect diversity in the workplace, and improving communication. To register, call 8-7305 or e-mail.

26 - Saturday

Health Sciences summer session 4 ends

Graduate-MBA Saturday classes for fall session 1 begin

28 - Monday

Dentistry: Classes begin for fall sessions 1 and 2

Graduate classes begin for sessions 1,2 and 4

Health Sciences: Classes begin for sessions 1,2, and 6

Law: Registration for fall session ends. Last day to drop a class without a grade of W

Art Nouveau French Posters: Berthon, Grasset and Mucha at the Haggerty Museum of Art through Sunday, Sept. 10. Call 8-1669 or go online for more information.

Ray Parker Paintings, 1958-71: Color into Drawing at the Haggerty Museum of Art through Sunday, Oct. 8. Call 8-1669 or go online for more information.

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