Guest presenter Rev. Michael Zampelli, S.J., of Santa Clara University will join three Marquette educators to discuss “Depth of Thought, Depth of Imagination: Challenging Superficiality” Monday, Nov. 14, in Eckstein Hall at 4 p.m. held in conjunction with the Presidential Inauguration. The lively and interactive discussion will be based on an address that Rev. Adolfo Nicolas, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus, presented to Jesuit university leaders in April 2010 in Mexico City.
Father Zampelli, a professor of theatre and dance at Santa Clara University, will discuss how educators help students examine their inner lives. Steve Blaha, assistant director of campus ministry; Dr. Margaret Callahan, dean of nursing; and Dr. John Su, associate professor of English, will provide commentary. Dr. John Pustejovsky, chair and associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, will moderate. A reception will follow. RSVP to 8-7431 by Nov. 7.
Students can now schedule appointments online with Student Health Service for common urgent care concerns and vaccinations. A complete list of appointments that can be scheduled is available through Student Health Service’s service offerings. For more information about scheduling an appointment, contact Student Health Service at 8-7184.
In Fall 2012, Schroeder Hall will open its doors to students interested in theatre performance, music, dance, and visual and creative arts to be residents of the new Performing Arts Living Learning Community. Interested students can attend an informational meeting Sunday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in Schroeder Hall.
For more information, contact The Office of Residence Life.
The Haggerty Museum of Art will host a lecture by local artists Reginald Baylor and Mark Brautigam, in conjunction with the Current Tendencies II exhibit, Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Haggerty. A reception will follow at 7 p.m.
Reginald Baylor, the 2009 inaugural artist-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel and recipient of the 2010 Wisconsin Arts Board Artist Fellowship Award, focuses much of his time working in the community to preserve the importance of art for all generations. Baylor works with a variety of media, including acrylic canvas paintings, woodcuts, digital media, prints on paper and mixed media on fabric. Many of his prints and paintings have been exhibited nationally and featured in publications throughout the Midwest.
Mark Brautigam, a photographer living in Milwaukee, was a 2009 Mary L. Nohl Fellowship Emerging Artist finalist and the recipient of the Arthur P. Haas Memorial Photography Award. Brautigam currently serves as an art director at GS Design in Glendale, Wis., and completed his first major project, On Wisconsin, in 2010.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Ellen Gilligan, president and CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, will be a guest at “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall.
GMF ranks among the top 30 community foundations in the nation and focuses on addressing Milwaukee’s most critical needs and issues, such as education, workforce development, and race relations. Before GMF, Gilligan was vice-president of community investment at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and has spent nearly 30 years in the non-profit sector.
Register online. Seating is limited.
Papers and posters are requested for the 2012 Green Energy Summit, March 7-10, 2012, at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee. The goal of the summit is to raise awareness of the opportunities driven by green energy, and encourage investment and development in the green sector. Marquette University is a major sponsor and organizer of the conference, and Marquette faculty and student groups have presented their work at past conferences.
Abstracts are due Dec. 1 and all topics will be considered. Program tracks for topic areas of special interest are available online. Refer to the summit’s call for papers website for more information and instructions for submitting an abstract or contact Tom Quinn, director of sales and marketing, College of Engineering.
The Department of Psychology will hold a colloquium Thursday, Nov. 10, at 3:30 p.m. in Cramer Hall 104J. Dr. Sameena Mulla, assistant professor of social and cultural sciences, will present “Forensic Subjectivities, DNA, & the Sexual Assault Intervention.”
The Department of Biological Sciences will host a seminar Friday, Nov. 11, at 3:30 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences 111. Dr. Michael Schläppi, associate professor, compliance officer and radiation safety officer of biological sciences, will present “Cold War in Plants: A Whole Genome Search for Resistance Fighters.”
Peter Politzer, distinguished professor of chemistry at University of New Orleans, will present “Halogen bonding and other sigma-hole interactions” for a Department of Chemistry colloquium. This program will be Friday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. in Todd Wehr Chemistry 121. Refreshments will be available beginning at 3:45 p.m.
Dr. Uri Andrews, visiting assistant professor of mathematics from UW-Madison, will present “Computable Stability Theory” Friday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. in Cudahy Hall 401 as a Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science colloquium.
Marquette Radio will present “Rock-A-Thon 2011: Supporting VH1 Save the Music Foundation,” Wednesday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the AMU. Donations will go to the VH1 Save the Music Foundation and support public school music programs in Milwaukee and throughout the country.
Additional events include a free concert by the Carbon Tigers and Boy Blue Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Union Sports Annex, and a Rock-A-Thon photo booth where students can have their picture taken, with the chance to appear on the Marquette Radio Facebook page, Thursday, Nov. 10, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the AMU.
More information on the event can be found online.
The Hmong Student Organization and the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship are co-hosting “Pho-nomenal Culture Night” Friday, Nov. 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Office of International Education, Holthusen Hall fourth floor. Pho, a traditional noodle broth that remains popular among Hmong, Laotion and Vietnamese people, will be provided, as well as information on Hmong and Lao history. This free event is an effort to support cultural awareness and diversity at Marquette.
Dance Inc., a student-run dance team, will be holding a bake sale Wednesday, Nov. 9, and Thursday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first floor of David Straz Hall. All proceeds from the sale will go to support the team’s fall showcase, and there will be a variety of treats to choose from. Donations will also be accepted.
Dance Inc. will perform their fall showcase, “Come On, Shake Your Body,” Saturday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium. This performance will feature 16 pieces, including jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip-hop, contemporary, tap and musical theatre pieces. Admission is free and open to all members of the Marquette community.
For more information on the bake sale or fall showcase, contact Dance Inc.
December graduates who hold citizenship from another country or have traveled overseas through a Marquette University program have the opportunity to order an international flag sash to wear at the December graduation ceremony.
Students who wish to purchase a flag sash must bring a completed online form and a check to the Office of International Education on the fourth floor of Holthusen Hall by Monday, Nov. 14. Flag sashes are available for all countries. The cost is $30 for a single country sash and $38 for a double country sash.
For more information contact Erin LeMoine, international communication and marketing coordinator, at 8-7289.
The Rec Center and Rec Plex are sponsoring a coloring contest to benefit VETS Place Central’s Thanksgiving dinner, a local shelter serving the homeless veteran population. Interested participants can stop by the Rec Center or Rec Plex and donate $1 to color a turkey. The contest ends Friday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. All proceeds will benefit VETS Place Central’s Thanksgiving dinner. The first place prizewinner will receive two personal training sessions.
Members of the Marquette community are invited to worship at an Eastern Orthodox Vespers service, co-sponsored by Campus Ministry and the Marquette Chapter of Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Joan of Arc Chapel.
Vespers is an evening prayer service that is spiritually beautiful and peaceful, filled with God’s love in Christ through the Holy Spirit, according to Campus Ministry. For more information please contact Fr. John D. Jones or Maria Tsiklais, president of the Marquette University Orthodox Christian Fellowship.
The College Republicans of Marquette will be hosting Freedom Week Monday, Nov. 7, through Friday, Nov. 11.
• A thank-you banner for veterans will be available to sign on the second floor of the AMU throughout the week.
• A mock Berlin Wall will also be on display, as well as a piece of the actual Berlin Wall.
• Wednesday, Nov. 9, there will be a Freedom Panel, featuring four Wisconsin state lawmakers, at 8 p.m. in AMU Ballroom A.
• Friday, Nov. 11, a bake sale will be held under the Raynor Memorial bridge featuring American flag cookies and miniature apple pies, with proceeds benefitting Veteran Affairs.
The Marquette Contemplative Community, which works to support the interests of those surrounding the university, holds a weekly meditation hour open to students, faculty and staff every Wednesday, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Joan of Arc Chapel. Those interested can stay for some or all of the meditation. Instructions are available.
Physical therapy students are holding a Massage-A-Thon through Friday, Nov. 11, at Schroeder Health Complex 397. Cost is $7 for every 15 minutes, up to 60 minutes. Appointments can be scheduled by email or online. Walk-ins are also welcome. Gift certificates are available.
Monday and Tuesday — 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday — 9 p.m. to 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday — 9 a.m. to noon and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.