1. Loyola sociology professor to present on combining university and community knowledge tomorrow

Dr. Phil Nyden, professor of sociology and director of the Center for Urban Research and Learning at Loyola University Chicago, will present, "Do We Know it All? Combining University and Community Knowledge in Research," tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the AMU, Ballrooms A and B. Nyden will present his ideas and research about the importance of incorporating community engagement in research projects as part of the 2011-2012 Presidential Inauguration Academic Event series. A reception will be held in the AMU's Lynch Lounge immediately following Nyden's presentation.

Nyden will also hold two community research sessions tomorrow. At 8:30 a.m. in Schroeder Complex, 112, he will present a session titled, "How to Become Engaged in Community Research," which will provide examples and tips about how successful community engagement research projects can help improve lives. At 1:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suite A, he will present a session titled, "A Faculty and Graduate Student Workshop on Community Research," which will provide feedback to those engaged in or considering projects in the community.

These events are sponsored by the Graduate School of Management, College of Education and the Office of Mission and Ministry.

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2. Discussion on scholarship in the age of the Internet to be held

Digital Projects Librarian Ann Hanlon will lead a discussion for faculty and graduate students titled, "The Transition in Scholarly Communication: Scholarship in the Age of the Internet," on Wednesday, Feb. 29, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., in Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier, Suite A. The same session will also be presented on Monday, March 5, from 3 to 4 p.m., in Beaumier, Suite A.

The presentation will address open access to research, alternative business models for scholarly publishing, alternative measures of research impact, the new Research Works Act, the modified Federal Research Public Access Act and their effects on e-publications at Marquette.

For more information, contact Susan Hopwood, outreach librarian in Raynor Memorial Libraries, at 8-5995.

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3. Department of Math, Statistics and Computer Science hosting colloquium this Friday

Dr. Jessica Conway, post-doctoral fellow of mathematical biology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., will present, "HIV Treatments for Infection Prevention: Stochastic Model Predictions," on Friday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m., in Cudahy Hall, 401.

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4. RSVP for Call to Service reflection luncheon

As part of Mission Week 2012, faculty and staff are invited for lunch, conversation and reflection on individual and campus responses to the Inaugural Call to Service issued by President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., who will provide opening remarks. The luncheon will take place tomorrow from noon to 1 p.m., in AMU, Ballroom E. Lunch will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Inaugural Committee for the Call to Service. Please RSVP to University Special Events.

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5. Ash Wednesday services held today

Ash Wednesday Mass and distribution of ashes will be held at the following times and locations today:
• 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Church of the Gesu (upper)
• 6 p.m. Ecumenical service and distribution of ashes, Chapel of the Holy Family

For additional information, contact Timothy Johnston, assistant director of liturgical programs, at 8-0522.

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6. "A Portrait of Cuba" photography display today

Jennifer Janviere, multimedia specialist in the Diederich College of Communication, will a host an art exhibition on her educational trip to Cuba today at 4 p.m. in Johnston Hall's jPad. In December 2010, Janviere photographed and gathered firsthand accounts of life in Havana and the Pinar del Rio region. She will share details from her trip and reflect on the importance of promoting a dialogue between the United States and its neighbors to the south.

For more information, contact the Diederich College of Communication at 8-7133.

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7. Documentary screening of "Old South" tomorrow

Danielle Beverly, visiting professional in residence in digital media, will screen and lead a discussion about her documentary, "Old South," tomorrow at 5 p.m. in Johnston Hall's jPad. The film follows a Georgia neighborhood as it battles a Confederate flag-flying college fraternity whose members stage an annual antebellum-style parade. For more information, contact the Diederich College of Communication at 8-7133.

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8. Phi Sigma Tau to present "Last Lecture"

Phi Sigma Tau, Marquette's chapter of the International Philosophy Honors Society, is hosting a "Last Lecture" given by Dr. Javier Ibez-No on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Haggerty Museum of Art. Ibez-No is an associate professor of philosophy at Marquette and was nominated by Phi Sigma Tour members to give a lecture addressing the question, "If this were your last lecture to Marquette students, what would you say?"

For more information, or to join Phi Sigma Tau, contact Phi Sigma Tau's president, Sarah Gresser.

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9. Schedule classrooms for spring ad hoc events

Scheduling classroom space for all ad hoc events is done through AMU Event Management. To request a space for an ad hoc event, complete the classroom reservation request form. To request a change for an existing ad hoc reservation, contact Annette Conrad, associate director of the AMU.

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