1. Memorial service for Dr. Eufemia “Femy” Sanchez de la Calle is Friday, Oct. 12

A memorial service for Dr. Eufemia “Femy” Sanchez de la Calle, director of the Marquette en Madrid Program, will be held this Friday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. in the AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family.

A gathering will be held afterward in the AMU with light refreshments. Please join the campus community in remembering the gift Femy was to Marquette University, and all that she embodied as a teacher, colleague, friend, mentor and director.

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2. Lecture to address the reality of sexual violence on college campuses

Dr. David Lisak, preeminent researcher on sexual violence perpetration, investigation and prevention, will present, “Confronting the Reality of Sexual Violence on the College Campus,” Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Weasler Auditorium.

Lisak is a researcher and forensic consultant who has studied the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence for 25 years. An associate professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Lisak has served as a consultant to judicial, prosecutor and law enforcement education programs across the country and has conducted workshops on sexual violence prevention in all 50 states. He also consults widely on sexual assault prevention and policies with universities, the four branches of the U.S. military, the Department of Defense and other institutions, and he frequently serves as an expert witness in homicide and sexual assault cases.

This event is sponsored by the Counseling Center, Department of Public Safety, Division of Student Affairs, Office of Mission and Ministry, Marquette University Law School Restorative Justice Initiative, Department of Athletics, Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, Department of Human Resources, MUSG, Women and Gender Studies program, Office of Student Development, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Department of Psychology, Department of Philosophy and Residence Hall Association.

No pre-registration is necessary for this free event. For more information, contact Christopher Daood, assistant director of the Counseling Center, at 8-7172.

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3. Theatre Department presents Cymbeline, free show for students Oct. 11

New York City's Fiasco Theatre Company, in residence with the Helfaer Theatre, presents its version of Cymbeline this week on campus, including a free show for students Thursday, Oct 11. Produced in collaboration with Alverno Presents, the performance is part tragedy, part romance and a large part comedy. Performances will be held at the Helfaer Theatre:

• Thursday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. – free dress rehearsal for students
• Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m.
• Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

There are a limited number of tickets available for the free student show Thursday, Oct. 11. Students must present their MUID to attend. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday shows are $30 and are available for purchase online or by calling the Helfaer Theatre Box Office at 8-7504.

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4. Anticipated parking overflow on campus this Wednesday

Due to the PR + Social Media Summit Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Parking Services anticipates additional traffic in university parking structures. Parkers in both the 16th Street Structure and the Wells Street Structure should be aware of this event and plan accordingly to find campus parking the morning of the summit. Once the 16th Street Structure fills, cars will be rerouted to the Wells Street Structure and other service lots.

For additional information, contact Jay Sobota, manager of parking services, at 8-6911.

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5. Students can provide ‘Guest Access’ to grades in CheckMarq

Any student who would like to provide parents, guardians or others with access to view his or her grades can set up a ‘Guest Account’ in CheckMarq. This will allow the opportunity for any selected person to view the student’s mid-term and final grades. Access can also be granted in CheckMarq to view bursar and financial aid account information.

Students may share the login and password information of the guest account with anyone they choose. Each student is in control of the access to the guest account via a unique password that can be changed at any time.

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 8-4000.

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6. Dr. McGee Young to present at Friday’s Kohler Lunch and Learn

The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship’s Lunch and Learn series will host, “What is Your Business Model? How to Use a Business Model Canvas to Answer the BIG Question,” Friday, Oct. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Olin Engineering, 120. Dr. McGee Young, associate professor of political science, will present an interactive workshop in which participants will explore how to use the Business Model Canvas as a strategic entrepreneurial tool to describe, design, challenge, invent and pilot a business model.

The Lunch and Learn series is open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni and a free lunch will be served. Registration is available online. Contact Kate Novotny, office assistant in the College of Business Administration, at 8-4175 with questions.

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7. Learn about study abroad opportunities in Dublin

The Office of International Education will host an information session on studying abroad at Ireland's University College Dublin, Ireland Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Office of International Education Program Center, Holthusen Hall, fourth floor. A representative from University College Dublin will lead the session.

For more information, contact the Office of International Education at 8-7289.

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8. Counseling Center to offer depression screenings

The Counseling Center will offer free, confidential depression screenings in conjunction with National Depression Screening Day, Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Holthusen Hall, 205. Depression is common among college students, including symptoms of sad moods, eating and sleeping problems, guilt and hopelessness.

No appointment is necessary. For additional information, contact Linda Somppi, office associate in the Counseling Center, at 8-7172.

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9. Office of International Education to host film about the empowerment of women and youth in Cuba

Independent filmmaker Catherine Murphy will present her film Maestra Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Office of International Education Program Center, Holthusen Hall, fourth floor. The film explores the empowerment of women and youth in Cuba.

In 1961, 250,000 young adults, half of which were women, volunteered for the Cuban Literacy Campaign to teach their nation to read and write. At just 15 years old, Norma Guillard joined this campaign and is now a leader in educating Cubans on issues of gender and racial identity and equality. Guillard is featured in the documentary and will also be on campus to screen the movie. The film follows personal stories of empowerment, like Guillard’s, about young adults and women involved in the movement.

For more information, contact the Office of International Education at 8-7289.

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10. Celebrate opening of the College of Nursing’s new Center for Clinical Simulation

The College of Nursing will hold an open house for the new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation Friday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Emory T. Clark Hall. All are invited to see firsthand how the university is setting a high standard in health care delivery through excellence in nursing education. The new state-of-the-science clinical simulation center provides a realistic health care environment where students can strengthen essential clinical competencies, develop sound clinical reasoning and prepare for high-risk patient situations.

Reserve a spot for the open house by contacting University Special Events at 8-7431. 

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11. Student Health Service online magazine available

The October edition of Student Health 101, an online magazine sponsored and managed by Student Health Service and the Counseling Center, offers students an interactive way to view the latest information on health topics. The October issue features exercise how-to videos and articles on building exercise stamina and combating stress, tips on how to score an internship, overcoming the social embarrassment of foot-in-mouth syndrome and three easy steps to self-esteem, among others.

Follow Student Health 101 on Facebook for insider stories, videos and articles on how to stay healthy in mind, body and spirit. For more information, contact Student Health Service at 8-7184.

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12. Chief economist for Concord Coalition next guest for “On the Issues”

Diane Lim Rogers, chief economist for the Concord Coalition, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall. Is the U.S. about to plunge off a fiscal cliff? What are the causes and consequences of our nation’s enormous deficit and debt problems, and what will it take to fix them? Are there key questions we should be asking our presidential candidates? Rogers will address these questions and more at the event.

After working on Capitol Hill as a chief economist for key congressional committees, Rogers was a senior economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisors during the last year of the Clinton administration and the first 100 days of the Bush administration. In 2008, she joined the Concord Coalition as the organization’s first chief economist, where she helps the grassroots, non-partisan organization advocate for long-term, responsible fiscal policy. She also writes the blog, economistmom.com.

Register online.

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13. Philosophy colloquium to focus on arts and the human experience

Dr. Curtis Carter, professor of philosophy, will present “Hegel and Danto on the End of Art,” Friday, Oct. 12, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites. This installment of the Department of Philosophy’s colloquium series will focus on the role of arts in human experience.

For additional information, contact the Department of Philosophy at 8-6857.

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14. Seminar to address how anti-inflammatory drugs work

The Biological Sciences Fall Seminar Series will host, "Substrate-Selective Inhibition of Cyclooxygenase-2 Redefines How Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Work,” Friday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences, 111. Dr. Lawrence Marnett of Vanderbilt University's Department of Chemistry will lead the seminar. The event will be hosted by the biochemistry and molecular biology undergraduate students.

Refreshments will be served prior to the seminar at 2:45 p.m. in Wehr Life Sciences, 108. For more information, call the Department of Biological Sciences at 8-7355

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15. New eMarq log-in screen goes live tomorrow

IT Services will be updating to Exchange 2013, the latest version of Microsoft software that powers the eMarq email system. The first step in this upgrade will present a new login screen for Outlook Web App (OWA). The new login screen will appear for computers on the campus network starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. The new screen may take up to 72 hours to appear when accessing OWA from off-campus. After logging in, your inbox will look the sameuntil you are moved to the new system. IT Services will be moving mailboxes in phases starting in November 2012 and will finish in summer 2013. Learn more about the Exchange 2013 upgrade online.

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16. Physical Therapy Massage-A-Thon appointments available

The Marquette Physical Therapy Massage-A-Thon will run through Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Schroeder Health Complex, 397.  Massage appointments can be made for the following times:

  • Mondays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Fridays from noon to 6 p.m.

The cost is $7 for 15 minutes, and appointments can be made for up to one hour. Only cash or check will be taken for payment. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can also be made online.

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17. Sigma Kappa fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer’s research

Sigma Kappa Sorority will hold “Kappatizers,” Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Sigma Kappa House on 17th Street and Kilbourn Avenue. Snacks will be sold with all proceeds benefitting Alzheimer’s disease research.

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18. Department of Recreational Sports hosting free trial week for group classes

The Department of Recreational Sports will hold another free trial week for group fitness classes the week of Oct. 8. Only a select number of classes will be available to try out for the week. Those wishing to register for the final five weeks of group fitness classes may do so at a reduced rate of $25. Registration for these classes opens Monday, Oct. 8, and the second five-week session of classes begins Monday, Oct. 22.

For more information, contact the Department of Recreational Sports at 8-6976.

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19. Center for Peacemaking to offer free meditation sessions

The Center for Peacemaking will offer meditation sessions Mondays, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Center for Peacemaking, Academic Support Facility, 201. The power of meditation can increase concentration, develop mental clarity and reduce stress.

The meditation sessions are free and registration is not needed. For more information, contact Carole Poth, office associate at the Center for Peacemaking, at 8-8446.

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