1. MUSG and Late Night Marquette to host game show night tomorrow

MUSG and Late Night Marquette will host "We've Got Game," Friday, March 1, at 9 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium. This event, hosted by comedian Adam Norwest, will feature four game shows, to include Minute to Win It, The Price is Right, the Not So Newlywed Game and Scene It.

Students interested in participating in the games can sign up at tables in the AMU in the days leading up to the event. This event is free; no tickets are required. For additional information, visit the MUSG office in the AMU, 133.

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2. Stress-reduction activities offered during midterms week

The Counseling Center, MUSG and Student Health Service will provide a variety of stress-reduction activities Monday, March 4, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the AMU, first-floor lobby. There will be information and activities related to yoga, meditation and muscle relaxation. Health Heelers will also be in attendance with several therapy animals.

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3. Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to speak at Law School

Gil Kerlikowske, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, will be the next guest for "On the Issues with Mike Gousha," Wednesday, March 6, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall. Often referred to as the nation's "drug czar," Kerlikowske is charting a new course to reduce illicit drug use and its consequences in the United States. The former Seattle police chief rejects what he calls "the false choice between an enforcement-centric war on drugs and the legalization of drugs." Kerlikowske will outline what he deems a "21st century approach to drug policy," one that treats the nation's drug problem as a public health issues, not a just a criminal justice issue, when he visits the Law School.

Register online.

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4. Summit to bring together different local faith communities

The College of Business Administration and the Center for Teaching and Learning will host the Halo Project Interfaith Summit Friday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the AMU, 227. This summit will bring faith community leaders together with faculty and students to create dialogue about faith traditions and social justice in Milwaukee. A panel featuring Muslim, Jewish, Protestant and Roman Catholic representatives will begin the event, followed by table conversations to further explore partnerships for research, service learning and internships.

Breakfast is included. Space is limited; registration can be completed online. This event is supported with a grant from the Simmons Religious Commitment Fund. For additional information, contact Dr. Noreen Lephardt, adjunct associate professor of economics, at 8-7411, or Dr. Susan Mountin, director of Manresa for Faculty in the Center for Teaching and Learning, at 8-3693.

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5. Kohler Center Lunch and Learn series to host owner of Stefans Soccer

The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship's Lunch & Learn series will host Anne Nowakowski, Marquette alumna and owner of Stefans Soccer, Thursday, March 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in Olin Engineering, 120. Nowakowski will discuss entrepreneurship through the topic of family business, including growing up around such an environment, the transition of ownership from one family member to another and the task of keeping the nearly 50-year-old soccer retailer brand innovative in today's ever-changing world of sports business.

The Kohler Center's Lunch and Learn Series is open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni, and includes a free lunch. Registration is available online. For more information, contact Sarah Eslyn, events coordinator in the College of Business Administration, at 8-7745.

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6. Senior Speaker nominations now being accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the undergraduate Senior Speaker for May Commencement. Graduating seniors are invited to nominate fellow graduating seniors who embody the values of leadership, service, excellence and faith. The nominations will be accepted through Thursday, March 7, and can be submitted online. Seniors will be able to vote from a list of 10 nominees Tuesday, March 26.

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7. Seminar to address effects of high-intensity sweeteners on energy balance

The College of Health Sciences' Integrative Neuroscience Research Center Spring 2013 Seminar Series will present "It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature Effects of High-Intensity Sweeteners on Energy Balance," Tuesday, March 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Schroeder Complex, 256. Dr. Susan Swithers of the department of psychological sciences at Purdue University will lead the seminar.

For more information, contact the College of Health Sciences at 8-5053. A complete schedule of the Spring 2013 Seminar Series can be found online.

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8. University mourns the death of Dr. Ronald Mahn

The university mourns the loss of Dr. Ronald Mahn, adjunct professor of general dental sciences, who passed away Feb. 21, at the age of 83. Mahn served in the Navy for two years during the Korean War before relocating to his West Allis private dental practice in 1954. He is survived by his children, grandchildren and friends.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, March 2, at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, N6 W31449 Alberta Dr., Delafield, WI. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a memorial service and reception. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.

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9. Praise and Worship offered Monday

Praise and Worship style prayer will be offered Monday, March 4, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family. This event is co-sponsored by Campus Ministry, Cru, InterVarsity, Knights of Columbus and Lutheran Campus Ministry.

For additional information, contact Steve Blaha, assistant director of Campus Ministry, at 8-6873.

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10. Free group fitness classes on Friday

The Department of Recreational Sports is offering the following free group fitness classes to members tomorrow, March 1. The following classes will be offered free of charge:

Rec Center:

  • Spin Class at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Cardio Kickboxing at 1 p.m.
  • Zumba at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Rec Plex:

  • Hot Lunch Variety at noon
  • Butts and guts at 3 p.m.

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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