The Self, Motivation and Virtue Project’s first main event, the Interdisciplinary Moral Forum, took place on campus Thursday, March 12. This by-invitation-only event brought together 30 research teams, represented by 57 scholars from 12 countries, 44 institutions and multiple disciplines. Participants competed for 10 research grants of approximately $190,000 each. At the Interdisciplinary Moral Forum, research teams presented their […]
Due to Spring Break, News Briefs will not be issued Thursday, March 12. Twice-a-week News Briefs will resume Monday, March 16.
In case you missed it … a look back at the week that was on campus, and a peek at the week ahead. Happy Spring Break! Don’t let the snow fool you. IT’S 50 DEGREES. pic.twitter.com/t8LDQW1GV0 — Father Marquette (@FatherMarquette) March 9, 2015 Sister Margaret “Peggy” O’Neill, an advocate for poor and marginalized people in […]
The College of Professional Studies will discontinue its graduate program in dispute resolution and the Center for Dispute Resolution Education, effective June 30, 2015. The college is working with students who will be in the program beyond June 30 to develop customized completion plans, according to Dr. Robert Deahl, dean. The move, which is a […]
Marquette alumna Sister Margaret “Peggy” O’Neill, S.C., will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 134th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17. Sister O’Neill is the founder of El Centro Arte Para la Paz in El Salvador, an agency dedicated to helping the country’s poor and marginalized. As part of the ceremony, Rev. Robert A. Wild, […]
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will host a community lunch on Tuesday, March 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in AMU 425. Community lunches are an opportunity to meet other students and have casual conversations around various topics. The a discussion on “Sexual Health & Wellness,” will be led by Kathleen Coffey-Guenther, associate vice […]
Before registering for classes for the fall semester, students must visit their academic adviser, as determined by their college advising policy. Students should bring a list of courses they are planning to take for the summer or fall semester, as well as any questions about study abroad, internships, double-majors and minors. Undergraduate students use Academic […]
The 2015 Social Entrepreneur in Residence, Pavi Mehta, social entrepreneur and chief storyteller for Aravind Eye Care Systems, will visit campus Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18. Mehta has a number of events scheduled on campus that are open to all students, faculty and staff. All are invited to attend and hear more about […]
Campus Ministry will host two student retreats in March. The Latino Ministries Retreat is open to all students interested in Latino spirituality. The retreat features talks and activities from Jesuits, staff and students, and will be held at Casa Romero on Milwaukee’s south side. The retreat is Saturday, March 21, with an overnight option. The […]
The Philosophy Department and the University of Denver will co-host the “Philosophy in Support of Religion in the Abrahamic Traditions in the Middle Ages” conference Wednesday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites. For more information, contact Richard Taylor, professor of philosophy, at (414) 288-5649.