— September 17, 2007 —
- Public hearing for county ethics code hosted by Law School
- Rockefeller University scientist to speak tomorrow
- Marquette history exhibit displayed in Raynor Library
- ATF agent to speak about violent crime and terrorism
- Learn about Department of Biological Sciences majors
- Career Services Center to hold open house
- Founder of guild.com to speak on eBusiness
- University of Mexico professor to speak about sanitation and health
- Lost Data Project performance reflects modern recording technology
- Fairfield University to present project on new student media
- Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry to present seminars
- Sex Signals highlights Sexual Violence Awareness Week
- Registrations being taken for School of the Americas vigil
- Help celebrate the Air Force’s 60th anniversary
- Waswo photography exhibit ends this weekend
- Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of Sept. 17
1. Public hearing for county ethics code hosted by Law School
The Law School will host the first public hearing on Milwaukee County’s revised Code of Ethics on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m., in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 307. The Code of Ethics Study Committee will present its report and proposed changes in the code, which establishes guidelines for behavior of public officials and employees. Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, will facilitate the meeting.
RSVP online by Sept. 18.
2. Rockefeller University scientist to speak tomorrow
The Integrative Neuroscience Center will host Dr. Elizabeth Waters, postdoctoral associate at the Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Cramer Hall Room 004E. Waters will present a lecture titled “Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Steroid-Regulated Synaptic Plasticity.”
Contact Cathy Morrell at 8-7329 for more information.
3. Marquette history exhibit displayed in Raynor Library
A new exhibit, “Marquette University: 125 Years of Faith and Learning in Action,” has opened on the second floor of Raynor Library. The historical exhibit features more than 60 photographic images with interpretive text from Milwaukee’s Jesuit University: Marquette University, 1881-1981, the new book of Dr. Thomas Jablonsky, associate professor of history. The museum exhibit is curated by the Milwaukee County Historical Society and will run through Friday, Nov. 2.
The exhibition also features items from the historical society’s museum collections, including the uniform of gridiron great John Sisk, Sr. (Arts ‘33), and a formal gown worn by singer Loretta "The Incomparable Hildegard" Sell, who attended Marquette's College of Music in the mid-20s.
4. ATF agent to speak about violent crime and terrorism
The Criminology & Law Society will host Special Agent Thomas Ahern of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. in Lalumiere Hall, room 292. Ahern will discuss his career in law enforcement and the bureau’s mission of preventing terrorism, reducing violent crime and protecting the nation.
5. Learn about Department of Biological Sciences majors
The Department of Biological Sciences is holding an informational session about majors in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Physiological Sciences on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences, room 111. The event will include presentations by senior biological sciences students, smaller informational groups pertaining to each major, and a cookout with free refreshments and volleyball.
6. Career Services Center to hold open house
Stop by the Career Services Center open house on Thursday, Sept. 20, from noon to 2 p.m. for free food, giveaways, door prizes and to learn how the Career Services Center can help students achieve career goals. The Residence Hall floor or wing with the most students attending will win a pizza party.
The Career Services Center is located in Holthusen Hall, first floor, next to the Varsity Theatre.
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7. Founder of guild.com to speak on eBusiness
Toni Sikes, founder and CEO of guild.com, will present “Birthing and Raising an eBusiness in the Arts,” on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Todd Wehr Chemistry, room 121. The program is sponsored by the College of Business Administration.
8. University of Mexico professor to speak about sanitation and health
Dr. Adalberto Noyola of the Autonomous University of Mexico, and president of the Inter American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, will speak about sustainability, sanitation and health issues in Latin America, such as drinking water treatment, waste treatment and renewable energy. The presentation is Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5:45 to 7 p.m., in Olin Engineering, room 202.
The program is hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Water Quality Center.
9. Lost Data Project performance reflects modern recording technology
The Haggerty Museum of Art will host a free performance of the Lost Data Project on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. The Lost Data Project is an improvisational musical ensemble featuring the live and processed sounds of instruments designed and built by composer Hal Rammel.
For more information call Mary Dornfeld at 8-1669.
10. Fairfield University to present project on new student media
The Diederich College of Communication will sponsor a presentation about Fairfield University’s “New Media Student HAM Project” on Friday, Sept. 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Johnston 303. The speaker is Mark Scalese, S.J., assistant professor of new media at Fairfield.
The Ham Channel is a student-run television station that provides the campus with student-produced programming as well as monthly movies. The Ham Channel also has an On-Air Talent Club and Television Writer's Club.
RSVP to Donna Turben 8-7133.
The presentation is part of a series that the college is sponsoring this fall to highlight imaginative experiments in curriculum and outreach at other Jesuit universities.
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11. Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry to present seminars
Dr. Christopher M. Yengo, assistant professor of biology at the University of North Carolina–Charlotte, will present “Spectroscopic Probes of Myosin Structure/Function,” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, in Wehr Life Sciences, room 111.
Dr. T. Randall Lee, professor of organic chemistry at the University of Houston, will present the Department of Chemistry’s colloquium on Friday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m., in the Todd Wehr Chemistry Building, room 121. Lee will speak on “Shell/Core Nanoparticles for Biomedical and Optoelectronic Applications.”
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12. Sex Signals highlights Sexual Violence Awareness Week
MUSG and the Marquette University Center for Health Education and Promotion will sponsor Sex Signals, a play that explores sex role stereotypes, today, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium. Admission is free for Marquette students.
Sex Signals is an interactive show that looks at the realities of dating, relationships, sex and date rape on college campuses.
Other events in connection with Sexual Violence Awareness Week, Sept. 16-21, include the “Faces of Survivors” photography display, Soup with Substance “Human Rights and Social Justice: A New Way to Look at Family Violence,” “True Life … I Have Been Sexually Assaulted,” “Kristin’s Story,” and many other programs.
For more information, contact the Center for Health Education and Promotion at 8-5217.
13. Registrations being taken for School of the Americas vigil
A meeting today, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Multicultural Center, AMU 121, will provide information about a vigil to close the School of the Americas (now called the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation) and include a photo gallery designed by students to commemorate the vigil. This year’s vigil is Nov. 15 to 19.
According to University Ministry, thousands gather every year at Fort Benning, Ga., to commemorate the thousands of people who have been tortured and murdered by graduates of the SOA/WHINSEC and to change the system of violence that institutions like the SOA/WHINSEC represent.
Registration forms are available from University Ministry.
The fee is $80 until Oct. 17 and $90 after. Space is limited.
14. Help celebrate the Air Force’s 60th anniversary
In honor of the United States Air Force’s 60th anniversary, Marquette University’s Air Force ROTC program is hosting a party on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Schroeder Field. Free cake and refreshments will be provided to the campus community.
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15. Waswo photography exhibit ends this weekend
The Haggerty Museum of Art exhibition "India Poems: The Photographs of Milwaukee Artist Waswo X. Waswo," which runs through Sept. 23, features a suite of photographs taken by Waswo while he was traveling across the Indian subcontinent between 1999 and 2004. A Milwaukee native, Waswo has published two volumes of poetry and one book of photography. He is working on a new photography book as well as another volume of written poems.
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16. Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of Sept. 17
• There are no public sidewalks on relocated 11th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Wells Street, and it is dangerous to walk in the roadway. Pedestrians should use the 11th Street Mall. The sidewalk on the drop-off is for vehicle loading and unloading from this zone. The sidewalk ends well north of Carpenter Tower.
• 6th Street, between Canal and Michigan, will be closed in both directions Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, and Thursday, Sept. 20, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
• St. Paul Avenue will be closed between 5th and 13th streets on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
• Daytime pile-driving and demolition work continues south of Tory Hill on southbound I-43. The closest work to the university will be well south of the Law School.
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