- McNair Undergraduate Research to be presented
- McCarthy Named VP at John Carroll
- Department of Performing Arts announces 2008-09 theatre season
- Parking permits available online
- Deadline to order library cookbook extended to Friday
- Registration open for Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk
- Spirit Shop holding final summer sale
- Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of July 14
1. McNair Undergraduate Research to be presented
Undergraduate students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program this summer will present their research at the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium this week. Poster presentations will be Wednesday, July 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. in AMU 227. Oral presentations will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, throughout Cudahy Hall.
Limited seating is also available for a luncheon Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin, associate professor of history and African diaspora studies at Boston College and an alumnus of Marquette’s McNair Program, will speak at the luncheon.
For more information, contact the McNair Scholars Program at 8-1771.
2. McCarthy Named VP at John Carroll
Dr. Mark McCarthy, assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of student development, has accepted a new position as vice president for student affairs at John Carroll University in Cleveland.
McCarthy began his career at Marquette in 1982 as assistant dean of students — orientation and student programs. He was named dean of student development in 1994 and assistant vice president in 2000. He received his Ph.D. from Marquette in 1993 in educational policy and leadership and subsequently served as an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Education, teaching in the master’s program for college student personnel. He co-chaired the university’s Task Force on Diversity Initiatives, led assessment efforts for the Division of Student Affairs and served on the University Assessment Committee and Board of Undergraduate Studies. He was also active in Marquette’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In 2005 McCarthy received the Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jesuit Student Affairs Work from the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
The campus is invited to join in a farewell to McCarthy on Tuesday, July 29, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Lunda Room/Henke Lounge of the AMU. RSVP to special events at 8-7431 or via e-mail.
3. Department of Performing Arts announces 2008-09 theatre season
The Department of Performing Arts has announced its 2008-09 theatre season, beginning with Moon Over Buffalo Sept. 25 to Oct. 5. Additional performances will include The Cherry Orchard, The BFG, Heidi Chronicles, Spitfire Grill, and student-driven senior capstone projects.
4. Parking permits available online
Parking permits for the 2008-2009 academic year are now available online for juniors, seniors, graduate and professional students.
Freshmen and sophomores may purchase parking permits beginning Monday, July 21.
5. Deadline to order library cookbook extended to Friday
Stir the Pot, a cookbook developed by the Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Secret Chef Society, may be ordered until July 18. The book contains more than 100 appetizer, soup, stew, main course and dessert recipes. Cost is $15 for one copy, $25 for two copies and $12.50 per copy when purchasing three or more books.
The Secret Chef Society consists of voluntary library staff members who prepare all-staff luncheons to benefit local charities. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Catholic Worker Movement, proceeds from Stir the Pot will benefit Casa Maria, Milwaukee’s Catholic Worker House.
For more information or to place an order, contact Molly Larkin, information services assistant at Raynor Memorial Libraries, at 8-7599.
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6. Registration open for Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk
The 31st annual Brigg’s & Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital will be held Saturday, Sept. 20. To join the general Marquette team or other Marquette teams for the three- or five-mile run/walk, register online. Search “MU” and use the password “gomarquette.”
For more information, call 8-3265 or visit the Administration Office, AMU 213, or e-mail Annette Conrad or Linda Lee.
To volunteer before, during or after the race, contact Ali Myszewski at 8-3129.
8. Marquette Interchange highlights for the week of July 14
• There will be various interchange and exit and entrance ramps closures for the next two weeks at night, during the day and weekends. For the most current information on closures, visit the Marquette Interchange update Web site.
• 11th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Tory Hill and Lot-J is open. Access to the east (left turn) is closed until at least Aug. 1. Access to the west (right turn) will remain open.
• Eastbound Clybourn is detoured at 16th Street. Eastbound Clybourn/Tory Hill between 13th and 10th streets is closed. Although 11th Street between Wisconsin and Tory Hill is open, only right turns are available at Tory Hill until at least Aug. 1. Westbound Clybourn/Tory Hill from 10th to 11th streets will remain closed until at least Aug. 1.
For more information, visit the Marquette Interchange update Web site.