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16. Submit artwork for Haggerty Museum exhibit
The Haggerty Museum of Art and the MU Art Club will present “Student Fine Arts Night,” an exhibition of work by Marquette students, live music, free food and refreshments, on Thursday, April 12, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The exhibition is open to all Marquette students. A maximum of two art pieces per student can be submitted. Work in all media will be accepted —painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed-media, etc. Framed work is preferred, but not mandatory.
Accompanying each piece must be:
• name of student artist
• title of the work
• year work was created
• medium (such as oil on canvas)
All work must be submitted to Lynne Shumow at the Haggerty Museum of Art by Monday, April 2.
For more information call 8-5915 or e-mail.
17. Walk a mile to prevent gender violence
Marquette men and women are invited to increase awareness about sexual and gender violence by participating in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” on Sunday, May 6. Team registration information will be available the AMU second floor lobby on Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoe donations will also be accepted.
For the event, local corporations, foundations, businesses and individuals will create teams of male walkers who will be challenged to walk in women’s shoes. Donate women’s shoes — sizes 10 and up — to help the male walkers truly experience what it means to “walk a mile in her shoes.” You can also show your support by forming a team to participate in this event at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
For more information, contact Bridgette Hensley in the Counseling Center at 8-7172, or Amber Battisti in the Center for Health Education and Promotion at 288-5217.
18. Registration is open for Marquette Experience Retreat
Registration for the Marquette Experience Retreat, from March 30 to April 1 at St. Vincent Pallotti Retreat Center, Elkhorn, is now open. The retreat focuses on Marquette's perspective on the Ignatian Ideals, which shape mission and identity on this campus. The retreat includes student witness talks, personal reflection, small group discussions and large group activities.
The $45 cost covers the retreat, transportation and food.
Sign up online or in University Ministry, AMU 236, which is coordinating the retreat. Registration ends March 20 or when the retreat is full.
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19. This Week in History
In This Week in Marquette History, a new craze hit campus, and a Marine captain was the 100th student to die in WWII.
Want to know more? Go to the 125th Anniversary Web site.
This Week in History is sponsored by the Marquette University Department of History. Research and writing was conducted by graduate students Gilbert Cervelli, Christopher Chan, Jess McCullough and Amanda Schmeider, with help from James Marten, professor and history department chair, and Carla Hay, associate professor and chair, 125th Anniversary Committee. Special thanks to Thomas Jablonsky, associate professor of history, Harry G. John Professor of Urban Studies and director, Institute for Urban Life, who provided access to the manuscript of his forthcoming history of Marquette University.
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20. Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of March 5
• Daytime drilling continues west of Straz Tower.
• Night column removal will occur from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9, at 10th and St. Paul.
• Daytime pile driving will take place south and east of 9th and Michigan, and further east on the new westbound I-794.
• Night demolition continues south of 10th and Tory Hill from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following mornings. Noise is being monitored.
• Daytime demolition work continues this week, from Monday, March 5, to Saturday, March 10, at 13th Street, south of Clybourn and on the High Rise Bridge over the Menomonee River Valley.
• St. Paul Avenue between 5th and 13th streets will be closed overnight from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9, to through-traffic from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Local access will be allowed from the east and west up to where I-43/94 crosses St. Paul Ave.
• The connector ramp from eastbound I-94 to northbound I-43 will continue to be closed again from Monday, March 5, to Friday, March 9, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following mornings. This ramp will also be closed on the following Sunday, March 11, from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m., due to demolition work overhead. These closures are now anticipated to be complete on March 16.
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