- Special Celebrates Marquette’s 125th Anniversary
- Forward Thinking Poster Session and Colloquy is tomorrow
- Prostate cancer is subject of Biology Seminar
- Habitat for Humanity Summer Service Trip to Chile
- Feast of the Immaculate Conception is Friday
- Bayanihan Student Organization holds 10th annual fashion show
- Win with the Marquette Women's Basketball Team
- Get your “We Are Marquette” poster
- Jesuit to Direct Advent Day of Reflection
- This week in Marquette History
- Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of Dec. 4
- University Events
1. Special Celebrates Marquette’s 125th Anniversary
A Milwaukee Public Television special honoring Marquette University’s 125th anniversary will premiere tonight at 7 p.m. on MPTV-10 and MPTV-HD.
The program, “I Remember Special: Marquette University, 125 Years Old and Going Strong,” begins with the founding of the Catholic, Jesuit university in 1881 and traces its development into a highly respected institution of higher learning. The university’s impact both locally and nationally is explored through the eyes of its leaders, faculty, alumni and others.
Guests include Marquette president Robert Wild, S.J.; Thomas Jablonsky, associate professor of history; U.S. Federal Court Judge Diane Sykes; Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director of R.W. Baird and the Marquette Board of Trustees’ first female chair; Gregory Stanford, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial writer and columnist; Pascual Rodriguez, principal, Bruce Guadalupe Middle School; and Marquette nursing student, Tim Kummer.
The program is an MPTV production. Jim Peck, leadership advancement officer, is the host and Jane Bieterman is the producer.
2. Forward Thinking Poster Session and Colloquy is tomorrow
The Forward Thinking Poster Session and Colloquy tomorrow will feature seven colloquy sessions and 33 poster presentations.
The event will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union. A reception will follow.
Presentations focus on projects that will take place in the next 12 months. Some are in the planning stages; others have preliminary results. Three $1,000 grants will be awarded based on the presentations. The posters include research from biological sciences, biomedical sciences, computer science, dentistry, engineering, nursing, physical therapy, psychology, political science, and speech pathology and audiology.
Provost Madeline Wake said the Forward Thinking session is a “unique opportunity for the university community to see the high caliber of research occurring here at Marquette.” Bill Wiener, vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school, praised the involvement of undergraduate and graduate students in faculty research. “Our faculty extend their teaching to their research, enhancing opportunities for our students to become involved in the discovery of knowledge in its purest sense and mentoring a new generation of researchers,” he said.
Dr. Gerald Harris, professor of biomedical engineering, and his students will present three colloquy sessions on the following topics: 1:20 p.m. - Standing Balance: A Biplanar Model for Children with Cerebral Palsy; 1:45 p.m. - Quantitative Characterization of Gait Kinematics in Patients with Hallux Rigidus Using the Milwaukee Foot Model; and 2:10 p.m. - Foot and Ankle Kinematics in Patients with Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. All colloquy and poster sessions involve at least one student on the presenting research team.
Other colloquy sessions are: 1:20 p.m. - Dr. Christine Krueger, associate professor of English and director of core curriculum, Mentoring and Collaboration: Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional Research in Literature and Law; 1:45 p.m. Dr. Olga Yakusheva, assistant professor of economics, On the Relationship between Income and Body Fat: Thin Bodies and Thin Wallets?; 2:35 p.m. - Dr. Christopher Stockdale, assistant professor of physics, Radio Observations of the Supernova 2001em; and 3 p.m. - Dr. Dawai Liu, assistant professor of developmental sciences/orthodontics, Mechanisms of Mechanically-Induced External Apical Root Resorption in Orthodontics.
The Web site for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs includes a schedule for the colloquy and a list of all poster presentations.
3.Prostate cancer is subject of Biology Seminar
Dr. Colleen Lawton from the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is the featured speaker this week for the Department of Biological Sciences’ Seminar Program.
Dr. Lawton will discuss “Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer, is Cure Possible?” on Friday, Dec. 8, at 3:30 p.m. in room 111 of the Wehr Life Sciences Building.
The Biology Seminar series is supported by the Scholl Endowment and Wehr Foundation. For more information please call 8-7356.
4. Habitat for Humanity Summer Service Trip to Chile
Do you want participate in a service opportunity that is unlike any trip?
Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring a service trip to Chile next summer from May 21, 2007 to June 4, 2007. An informational meeting will be held Thurs., Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. outside the Office of Student Development, next to the MUSG office near the Brew on the first floor of the AMU.
If you are interested and can’t make it let us know, e-mail for more information.
5. Feast of the Immaculate Conception is Friday
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is this Friday, Dec. 8. Masses of anticipation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Gesu Church and at 10 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Family (on the second floor of the AMU). There will be no 10 p.m. Mass at the St. Joan of Arc Chapel on this day.
There will be a noon Mass on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Chapel of the Holy Family.
6. Bayanihan Student Organization holds 10th annual fashion show
The Bayanihan Student Organization will holds its fall fashion show, entitled "Vintage," on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union.
The fall fashion show has served as a symbol of Marquette's diversity and commitment to service. The Bayanihan Student Organization works to promote, educate and celebrate the Filipino culture and spirit.
Find out more information online.
Win with the Marquette Women's Basketball Team
The Residence Hall Association and Marquette Women’s Basketball are sponsoring Crazy Fans on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
The Marquette women take on the Mountaineers of West Virginia at 7 p.m. at the Al McGuire Center.
The night will kick off with a tailgate at 6:30 p.m. and a free mini megaphone giveaway. Contests include free throw competitions, an attendance competition for Residence Halls and university-owned apartments, raffles and the Craziest Fan competition.
8. Get your “We Are Marquette” poster
Pick up a copy of the Thursday, Dec. 7, Marquette Tribune for a free copy of a “We Are Marquette” poster. Bring it to the men’s basketball game against the University of Wisconsin on Saturday, Dec. 9. Post it in your window. Display it in your room.
WE ARE MARQUETTE!