— January 18, 2007—
- Tickets for Mission Week keynote speaker available Monday
- Gospel service to celebrate Martin Luther King is today
- Haggerty Museum book features Marquette faculty
- Liturgical Minister Training next Tuesday
- Find out about Greek life at Sorority Information Night
- Learn about service programs at Community Service Agency Fair
- Join faculty and staff for a free, home-cooked meal
- Information sessions begin for study abroad students
- Department of Math to hold logarithm colloquium
- Law School information sessions begin tomorrow
1. Tickets for Mission Week keynote speaker available Monday
Tickets to attend the Mission Week keynote presentation by Enron whistleblower Lynn Brewer are available beginning Monday, Jan. 22. The tickets are free, with a limit of two per MU ID. Tickets will be available in Brooks Lounge on the lower level of the Alumni Memorial Union from noon to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday while available. Brewer will speak on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre.
Lynn Brewer, former Enron executive and whistleblower on corporate corruption, personifies this year’s Mission Week theme of “Challenged to Choose: the Courage to Act.” During her tenure at Enron, where she was responsible for risk management in energy operations, e-commerce for Enron’s water subsidiary and competitive intelligence for broadband services, she witnessed illegal and corrupt dealings including bank fraud, espionage, power price manipulation and gross overstatements to the media, public and financial world. Since leaving Enron, she became the founding chairman and CEO of The Integrity Institute, which independently assesses and certifies corporate integrity at the request of organizations for the benefit of their stakeholders.
Mission Week, Feb. 2-10, 2007, focuses on the ethical dimensions of our decisions as we manifest our core values of Faith, Excellence, Leadership and Service. For more information about Mission Week events, go online.
2. Gospel service to celebrate Martin Luther King is today
A gospel service to celebrate the lives and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his recently deceased wife, Ms. Coretta Scott King, is today, Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium.
The Marquette University Gospel Choir will perform the praise and worship portion of the service. The message will be delivered by Pastor Fola Ojo from City of Praise Church, Milwaukee. The service will consist of readings of speeches by Dr. and Mrs. King, as well as Mohandas Ghandi, who inspired both to lead the movement of nonviolent protest for change. The service will conclude with a silent vigil.
3. Haggerty Museum book features Marquette faculty
In celebration of the university’s 125th Anniversary, 27 faculty and staff selected and wrote about their favorite works in the permanent collection of the university’s Haggerty Museum of Art. The illustrated, 60-page booklet includes reflections on works by Salvador Dali, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Andy Warhol. The publication may be viewed online and is available for $15.
4. Liturgical Minister Training next Tuesday
Attend Liturgical Minister Training on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Family (second floor of the AMU) if you are interested in serving as a lector, Eucharistic minister, altar server (acolyte), cantor, or minister of hospitality at Sunday Masses.
Contact University Ministry 8-6873 for more information.
5. Find out about Greek life at Sorority Information Night
Stop by sorority Information Night in the Weasler Auditorium at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, to learn about Greek life. Several recruitment counselors will also hold office hours in the Brew throughout January on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Additional opportunities to learn more about Greek life at Marquette include:
Jan. 22, 7 p.m. Information Night (Weasler Auditorium)
Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Chapter Presentations (Weasler)
Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m. Meet the Chapters (First Events) (AMU)
Jan. 26, 5:30 p.m. Philanthropy Night (AMU)
Jan. 27, 5 p.m. Preference Night (AMU)
Jan. 28, 11 a.m. Bid Day (AMU)
Sorority recruitment is open to all women who have completed at least 12 credits and have a 2.5 GPA. Sign up outside your cafeteria, at Panhellenic Association office hours, or at O-fest! E-mail for more information.
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6. Learn about service programs at Community Service Agency Fair
Find out how you can become involved in community service activities at Marquette University at the Community Service Agency Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E.
Attendees will learn about various Marquette service programs, meet representatives from community agencies, talk with students involved with community service (Best Buddies, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Midnight Run, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, etc.) and sign up to volunteer for semester-long or one-day service projects.
For more information or if you are not able to attend, call 8-1412 or stop by the Center for Community Service in the Office of Student Development, AMU 329.
7. Join faculty and staff for a free, home-cooked meal
The Association of Marquette University Women invites all students to join its annual “Supper for 12 Strangers.” In the spirit of Jesus’ last supper with his 12 apostles, this “supper” matches current students with Marquette alumni, faculty, administrators in a social setting for food, camaraderie and fun, on Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25.
The event is open to all current students. Participants are invited to the homes of Marquette alumni, faculty or administrators for an informal, social networking opportunity.
For more information or to register, call 8-0347 or e-mail.
8. Information sessions begin for study abroad students
A series of program-specific information sessions will be held for semester-long and summer study abroad programs between Jan. 30 and Feb. 22. Sessions will highlight specific study abroad locations (culture, courses, student living) as well as procedures for study abroad. Students of all years, especially freshmen, are encouraged to attend.
For the information session schedule and more information, visit online, e-mail or call 8-8063.
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9. Department of Math to hold logarithm colloquium
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is hosting a colloquium tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 19. The presentation, “Towards Effective Teaching: The Case for Logarithms,” begins at 1 p.m. in Katharine Reed Cudahy Hall, room 401.
10. Law School information sessions begin tomorrow
The first information session for prospective Law School students will be tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 19. The sessions are conducted as overviews of the Law School, admissions and financial aid, curriculum, intellectual and student life, and more.
Sessions are held at the Law School, Sensenbrenner Hall, 12:30 to 1 p.m., room 245, followed by a brief tour of the Law School led by a current law student.
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