1. Ceremonies to honor lives affected on September 11, 2001

The Department of Military Science and Leadership will host a Tri-ROTC Sept. 11 Commemoration Ceremony tomorrow, Sept. 10, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Raynor Library flag poles. Charles Wiley, an international journalist and war correspondent, will speak at the service and a flag-lowering ceremony will honor the lives of those affected by the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

The Marquette College Republicans will also place flags in Westowne Square on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rev. Doug Leonhardt, S.J., will lead a prayer and moment of silence at 3 p.m. at the Raynor Library flag poles.

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2. Using the courts for social change is Constitution Day discussion topic

Constitution Day, Sept. 17, will feature a discussion on “The Calculations, Costs, and Consequences of Using the Courts for Social Change: The Case of Same-Sex Marriage.” Dr. Laura Beth Nielsen, research professor with the American Bar Foundation and associate professor of sociology at Northwestern University, and Dr. Stephen Engel, assistant professor of political science, will address the question of whether courts should be used as tools of social change, applying that question to the case of same-sex marriage litigation.

The talk will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Eckstein Hall first floor Appellate Courtroom.

The event is co-sponsored by:
• Department of Political Science
• Law School
• Department of Social and Cultural Sciences
• Women’s and Gender Studies
• Marquette University Student Government Diversity Commission
• Empowerment
• Gay/Straight Alliance
• Pi Sigma Alpha
• American Constitution Society

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3. Math, chemistry and engineering departments to host speakers

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science will hold a colloquium tomorrow, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m. in Cudahy 401. Dr. Bruce Edwards, professor of mathematics at the University of Florida, will present “How Do Calculators Calculate?"

The Department of Chemistry will host Dr. Robert Hausinger, professor of microbiology & molecular genetics at Michigan State University, for a colloquium tomorrow, Sept. 10. Hausinger will present “Mechanism and Diversity of Fe(II)/2-Oxoglutarate Dependent Hydroxylases” at 4:15 p.m. in Todd Wehr Chemistry 121.

Dr. Michael Schwar, project engineer at HNTB in Milwaukee, will present a seminar for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at noon in Haggerty Engineering 494. Schwar will present “Illinois River Ecosystem Rehabilitation Project.”

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4. MUSG Program Board Recruitment Meeting

An information meeting for the MUSG Program Board will be held today, Sept. 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the AMU second floor lobby. The board organizes activities such as Marquette After Dark and other campus events and is recruiting students interested in planning events and getting involved with student organizations.

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5. Free fitness classes offered tomorrow

The Department of Recreational Sports will offer free group fitness classes each Friday beginning tomorrow, Sept. 10.

The classes are free to members:

• Total Body Workout at 3 p.m. at the Rec Plex
• Zumba at 1 p.m. at the Rec Center
• Spin at 4 p.m. at the Rec Center

Call 8-6979 for more information.

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6. Ignatian Collegians applications due tomorrow

Applications to join Ignatian Collegians are due tomorrow, Sept. 10. Collegians participate in ministry in the local community and reflect on that experience in the Ignatian tradition with fellow students.

For more information contact Gretchen Baumgardt, assistant director of campus ministry, at 8-3689.

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7. Robin Hood showing at the Varsity Theatre

MUSG will host showings of Robin Hood with Russell Crowe at the Varsity Theatre on Friday, Sept. 10, at 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $2 with a MUID and $3 without.

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8. Workshops to demonstrate library’s citation tool

Raynor Memorial Libraries is conducting walk-in workshops and demonstrations of RefWorks, a Web-based bibliography manager that allows students to store citations and format bibliographies using all standard citation styles.

Workshops will be held in Raynor 227:

Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m.

No reservation is necessary. For more information contact Rose Trupiano, librarian, at 8-5998.

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9. Confidential hotline available to report financial misconduct

Marquette University values its obligation to students, faculty, staff and the public to maintain the highest ethical standards. To help maintain those standards, the university offers an anonymous, confidential hotline for reporting activities that may represent financial misconduct.
Marquette contracts with EthicsPoint to provide a secure server and toll-free hotline, which are not operated by Marquette. This resource may be especially important for members of our community who feel uncomfortable discussing suspected financial misconduct with their colleagues or supervisors.
Individuals can report activities online or by calling 1-800-445-7068.

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