FEBRUARY 1, 2010
1. RSVP deadline is today for Little Rock Nine book discussion
Books by two of the Little Rock Nine will be discussed Monday, Feb. 8, from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom. Carlotta Walls LaNier, author of A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School, and Terrence Roberts, author of Lessons from Little Rock, will participate in their respective book discussions. Participants are strongly encouraged to read one of the books, which are available for purchase at the BookMarq. RSVP to University Special Events at 8-7431 by today, Feb. 1. Walls LaNier and Roberts will also participate in a book signing at 5:15 p.m. in the ballroom. Both books will be available for purchase.
2. Gwen Ifill to speak on national politics and 'reality'
Political journalist and author Gwen Ifill will visit the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication and speak about “Politics, Policy and Reality: What’s Really Going on in Washington” in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette.
3. Fundraisers at basketball game, library to benefit Haiti relief efforts
The Marquette Young Alumni Association will accept donations to support the Haiti earthquake relief efforts at the men’s basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, versus DePaul at the Bradley Center. Donations will be accepted at all Bradley Center exits at the conclusion of the game. All money raised will go directly to Catholic Relief Services and the Jesuit Refugee Service for relief in Haiti.
4. H1N1 vaccination clinics scheduled
Student Health Service will hold H1N1 vaccination clinics in the AMU first floor lobby Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10 and 11, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The H1N1 vaccine is available at no cost to anyone with an MUID.