1. Activities planned for Sexual Violence Awareness Week, Sept. 9-13

Marquette's annual Sexual Violence Awareness Week will take place on campus Sept. 9-13. Events are intended to honor survivors, raise awareness and educate the campus community about the issue of sexual violence. View the complete schedule of events online. Events include:

Show support for those affected by sexual violence and help "Teal Out" campus by hanging Teal Out posters in windows and doors. To participate in this year's Teal Out, request a poster by contacting Julie Bach, office assistant in the Center for Health Education and Promotion, pick one up at the Sexual Violence Awareness Week Health Huts around campus beginning Monday, Sept. 10, or print a poster from the Center for Health Education and Promotion's website.

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2. Learn about international opportunities at Study Abroad Fair

The Office of International Education will hold a Study Abroad Fair Friday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in West Towne Square. Students will have the opportunity to explore Marquette's study abroad programs, talk with students who have studied with the programs and meet with study abroad coordinators. In the case of rain, the event will be held in the AMU, second floor lobby.

The Office of International Education will also hold region-specific information meetings Monday, Sept. 10 to Thursday, Sept. 13. For more information, contact Erin LeMoine, international communication and marketing coordinator, at 8-5762.

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3. Honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001

Marquette University's ROTC community will host a ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 3:30 p.m. by the flagpoles in front of Raynor Memorial Libraries to honor the thousands of men and women lost in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The service will include an invocation by Ann Mulgrew, assistant director of Campus Ministry, a speech by Mark Rohlfing, Milwaukee fire chief, and a short colors ceremony.

For additional information, contact Alexander Muhlenbeck.

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4. Raynor Memorial Libraries to offer introductory RefWorks workshops

Students can begin preparing for research papers and proposals by learning about RefWorks, a Web-based bibliography software that allows all Marquette students to set up an account, export and store citations, and generate bibliographies for any style. RefWorks workshops will be offered in Raynor Memorial Libraries, 227 on the following dates:

  • Monday, Sept. 10, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 13, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

No registration is necessary; walk-ins are welcome. Those unable to make one of the sessions or those seeking advanced training can request an individual research consultation. For additional information, contact Rose Trupiano, librarian, at 8-5998.

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5. Law School to host public hearing on access to justice for low-income or vulnerable residents

The Marquette University Law School will host the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission Public Hearing Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Eckstein Hall Appellate Courtroom.

Created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the State Bar, the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission seeks to develop and encourage means of expanding access to justice for low-income or vulnerable residents. At the hearing, community leaders, policy makers, judges, lawyers, service providers and members of the public are invited to share experiences with the challenges facing low-income or vulnerable residents who have critical civil legal problems.

The hearing is free and open to the public, and registration can be completed online. To present testimony at the hearing, contact Rebecca Blemberg, associate professor of legal writing, at 8-7834.

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6. Sports Rehab Clinic offers physical therapy and athletic training

The College of Health Sciences' Marquette Sports Rehabilitation Clinic offers on-campus rehabilitation and sports medicine services from physical therapists and athletic trainers, including bone density scans and free injury evaluations. Free injury evaluations are available every Monday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and every Friday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and by appointment. Appointments are also available on Friday and before and after clinic hours. Marquette Cash or credit cards are accepted for insurance co-pays. The clinic is located in Cramer Hall, 215. Call 8-1400 to schedule an appointment.

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7. Attend weekly 15-minute prayer sessions

Faculty, staff and students of all faiths are invited to join Campus Ministry for a 15 minute Examen prayer every Monday at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Family. The weekly Examen will begin Monday, Sept. 10, and continue throughout the fall and spring semesters.

Those interested in leading the Examen prayer can contact Annie Devine, assistant director of Campus Ministry, at 8-3689.

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8. Lutheran Campus Ministry offers weekly worship services

Lutheran Campus Ministry will hold its first worship service of the fall semester Sunday, Sept. 9. Weekly worship services will be offered every Sunday at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Family. In addition to worship services, Lutheran Campus Ministry provides opportunities for service work in the community, fellowship with other students on and off campus, retreats and spring break trips.

For more information, contact Pastor Jessica Short.

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9. Register with Marquette's team for the 2012 Milwaukee Heart Walk

Join Provost John Pauly and Jeanne Hossenlopp, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, at Veterans Park on Sunday, Sept. 30, for the 2012 Milwaukee Heart Walk in support of the research funding that Marquette receives from the American Heart Association. The Heart Walk is the premiere fundraising event for the Heart Association, raising money to save lives from the country's No. 1 and No. 4 killers heart disease and stroke.

Activities begin at 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. for both the one and three mile routes. The Heart Walk will offer live music, free food and drinks, a survivor/tribute area, a kid's zone, health screenings and more. There are no entry fees, but walkers are eligible for a Heart Walk t-shirt once they have raised a minimum of $100.

For more information on joining Marquette's team, contact Kimberly Newman, executive administrative assistant in the Office of the Provost, at 8-7033.

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10. Free group fitness classes on Friday

The Department of Recreational Sports is offering free group fitness classes tomorrow, Sept. 7.

  • Spin at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Rec Center
  • Hip Hop Fitness at 1 p.m. at the Rec Center
  • Zumba at 4 p.m. at the Rec Center
  • Lunch time variety class at noon at the Rec Plex
  • Zumba at 3 p.m. at the Rec Plex

For more information, call the group fitness office at 8-6979 or contact Shannon Bustillos, assistant director of recreational sports, at 8-7778.

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