— January 17, 2008 —
- Junior women eligible for $2,500 AMUW scholarship
- Faculty presenting at pediatric health conference
- Schultenover hosting journal for Congregation of the Society of Jesus
- Complete archive of The Indian Sentinel available online
- Applications still accepted for fall South Africa program
- Annual notification of FERPA rights
- Student artwork needed to decorate Information Center
- Haggerty Museum featuring Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam
- Liturgical Ministry Training takes place next week
- Free ice cream social for women today
- Spoken word and open mic event to offer student expression
- Student performers wanted at the Annex
- Donate hair to Locks of Love
1. Junior women eligible for $2,500 AMUW scholarship
The Association for Marquette University Women is accepting applications for the $2,500 2008-2009 AMUW Scholarship. Eligible candidates must be junior women beginning their senior year in the fall of 2008 who are enrolled full-time in any college or program at Marquette, hold a minimum GPA of 3.3 and demonstrate financial need. The application is available online and should be submitted by Friday, Feb. 1. E-mail for more information.
2. Faculty presenting at pediatric health conference
Dr. Marilyn Frenn, associate professor of nursing, and Dr. Astrida Kaugars, assistant professor of psychology, will present at the Children’s Research Institute’s Pediatric Behavioral Health Research: Building Networks for Interdisciplinary Collaboration conference Friday, Feb. 22. The conference, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., will include local and national speakers presenting about interdisciplinary research.
Kaugars will present “Quality of Life in Families of Children with Constipation” and Frenn will present “Partnering to Promote Healthy Eating and Exercise.”
Student attendance is encouraged. There will be opportunities for networking. Cost to attend is $35.
Children's Research Institute is a member of Children's Hospital and Health System and is affiliated with Marquette’s College of Nursing.
For more information, contact Dr. Astrida Kaugars, 8-3665.
3. Schultenover hosting journal for Congregation of the Society of Jesus
Rev. Dave Schultenover, S.J., professor of theology, is posting journal entries from the Thirty-fifth General Congregation of the Society of Jesus on Creighton University’s Web site.
Representatives of the Society of Jesus from around the world are in Rome to elect a new superior general and to discuss some major issues facing the society's mission worldwide. The congregation will likely continue meeting into February or March.
4. Complete archive of The Indian Sentinel available online
The complete archive of The Indian Sentinel (1902-1962), a publication of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, is now available online through Raynor Memorial Libraries. The Indian Sentinel features articles about Native Americans across the United States and their evangelization by the Catholic Church. The magazine includes first-hand accounts and photographs taken by missionaries, as well as articles, essays and letters written by Native Americans.
5. Applications still accepted for fall South Africa program
The application deadline for the fall 2008 semester for South Africa Service Learning Program has been extended to Feb. 15. The application and more information are available from the Office of International Education, AMU 425.
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7. Student artwork needed to decorate Information Center
The Marquette Information Center is looking for student artwork to liven up its walls. Students with pieces they’d like to submit, or if they have a Marquette friend who might provide artwork, should contact Kaitlyn Branchaw at 8-6339 or stop by the information desk, AMU second floor, for more information.
The Information Center also has a new phone number. Students, faculty, staff and visitors can now reach the center directly at 288-INFO. This allows customers to bypass the welcome greeting they receive by calling 288-7250, 288-7700 and 800-222-6544 and speak directly with an information specialist.
8. Haggerty Museum featuring Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam
The Haggerty Museum of Art’s exhibition of the first American retrospective of Cuba’s best-known surrealist, Wifredo Lam, continues until Monday, Jan. 21.
“Wifredo Lam in North America” features more than 60 drawings and paintings from North American collections that best represent the different phases of Lam’s career. The exhibition includes works from North American museums, galleries and private collections across the United States and the Caribbean.
9. Liturgical Ministry Training takes place next week
Students interested in serving as lectors, Eucharistic ministers, cantors, acolytes (altar servers) or ministers of hospitality (greeters) at university Masses are invited to attend Liturgical Ministry Training on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Chapel of the Holy Family, AMU 236.
Contact Gretchen Baumgardt, director of liturgy, or Rachelle Kramer, director of music, for more information.
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10. Free ice cream social for women today
Marquette women interested in learning about Greek life are invited to attend a free ice cream social hosted by Marquette University Panhellenic Association today, Jan. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the McCormick Hall private dining room and the Cobeen Hall second floor common area. Sorority members will be on hand to answer questions.
Formal sorority recruitment begins Wednesday, Jan. 23.
11. Spoken word and open mic event to offer student expression
Dasha Kelly, a Milwaukee born poet, writer, speaker and advocate, will host “Soulistic Groove: The S.L.E.E.P. Movement — Strength, Liberty, Equality, Empowerment, Peace — Making ‘The Dream’ A Reality,” Monday, Jan. 21, at the Annex.
The event will honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and allow for audience members to express themselves through poetry.
For more information, contact Catherine Heidke, graduate assistant for intercultural programs, at 8-1548.
The program is sponsored by the Black Student Council and Office of Student Development Intercultural Programs.
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12. Student performers wanted at the Annex
The Annex is seeking student performers of all genres, from musicians to comedians. Students interested in performing at the Union Sports Annex during spring semester should contact Chris Porterfield or call 8-7613.
13. Donate hair to Locks of Love
Members of the Marquette community are invited to donate 10 inches or more of hair to Locks of Love on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in AMU 380. GLOW Salon will provide free haircuts and styles to those donating their hair.
Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 who are suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Contact Amanda Wolff to schedule a time.
The staff of Cobeen Residence Hall is cosponsoring the event with GLOW Salon and Spa.
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