1. Workforce career and internship fair to be held

The Career Services Center, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Private Colleges Career Consortium, will hold a workforce career and internship fair Thursday, Feb. 16, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the AMU ballrooms. More information and a list of attending employers can be found online.

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2. MUSG hiring for 2012-13 program board commissioners

The following volunteer MUSG Program Board commissioner positions are open for the 2012-13 school year: After Dark, Diversity, Excursions, Films, Major Events, Senior Week, Speakers and Special Events. Program board commissioners help plan and execute important MUSG programs. A paid program board assistant position is also available; this position will assist the program's vice president and provides practical career experience in event planning. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 10.

For more information, contact the MUSG office at 8-7416.

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3. Aspin Center hosting sessions about interning in Washington, D.C.

The Les Aspin Center for Government will hold information sessions Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m., in Raynor Libraries’ Beaumier Suites B&C.

The Aspin Center offers students an opportunity to live, work and learn in Washington, D.C., for a semester or summer session. Internships are available for all majors. Material will also be available on the Les Aspin Center’s local initiative, in which students are placed in legislative internships in Milwaukee.

Applications for the summer and fall 2012 sessions are due Monday, March 19.

For more information, contact the Les Aspin Center Marquette office at 8-7446.

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4. Lecture on Ojibwe life in the Great Lakes on Tuesday

Dr. Brenda Child will present a lecture based on her new book, Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Libraries' Beaumier Suites B&C.

Child’s presentation is the first of three lectures for the spring semester in conjunction with a traveling Lewis and Clark exhibition. Child is an associate professor of American Studies and American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota.

More information can be found online or by contacting Bill Fliss, associate archivist of libraries/special collections and archives, at 8-5906.

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5. Annual Ciszek Lecture to be presented

The Marquette University Knights of Columbus will present the 2012 Ciszek Lecture, Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in AMU 227. Rev. Cliff Ermatinger, pastor of St. Anthony Parish and author of St. Augustine Answers 101 Questions on Prayer, will present "Who is Speaking? – The Discernment of Spirits." A reception will follow the free, public event.

For more information, contact Stephen Beall, associate professor of classics, at 8-7422.

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6. Funding available for student peacemaking projects

The Center for Peacemaking is accepting applications for Peacemaking Fellows grants, ranging from $200 to $2,000. Full-time Marquette students who want to explore the power of nonviolence are encouraged to develop a proposal to work independently or with existing peacemaking and/or development organizations. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 17.

For more information, contact the Center for Peacemaking at 8-8444.

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7. McNair Scholars Program info session to be held

Undergraduates interested in applying to the McNair Scholars Program for the 2012-13 academic year should attend an upcoming informational session.

Sessions will be held:
• Tuesday, Feb. 7 
• Wednesday, Feb. 22

Both sessions are at 5 p.m. in the Raynor Conference Room, Beaumier Suite A. 
Current McNair Scholars will share insights and provide an overview of the McNair experience. This program prepares eligible students for graduate study by providing a variety of services including research internships, GRE prep, funding to conferences and graduate school visits. All applications are due Friday, March 9.

For more information, call the McNair Program Office at 8-1771.

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8. Earn free pizza at Hall Stores

The Hall Stores are sponsoring a pizza punch card promotion for the remainder of the spring semester. Receive a punch with the purchase of a thick or thin crust pizza or order of cheese fries; collect nine punches to receive a free pizza. Hall Stores are open from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.

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9. Department of psychology to hold colloquium

The Department of Psychology will hold a colloquium Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in Cramer Hall 087. Dr. Keri Hainsworth, assistant professor at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Department of Anesthesiology, will present “Co-Occurring Pain and Obesity: Using Pediatric Psychology to Make a Difference.”

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10. Compost Workshop on Tuesday

Students for an Environmentally Active Campus and the Office of Sustainability will co-host a compost workshop Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. in AMU 157. 
The workshop will cover how to get started composting, how to maintain a compost pile, how to use compost and a discussion about the societal value of composting.

For additional questions, contact Taylor Behnke, president of Students for an Environmentally Active Campus.

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11. Graduate School of Management to host blood drive

The Graduate School of Management will host a blood drive Thursday, Feb. 16, from noon to 5 p.m. in the David Straz Hall atrium.  Register online or by email with requested time.

For additional questions, contact Jeanne Simmons, associate dean of the Graduate School of Management, at 8-7145.

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