The Center for Community Service and Greek Life will host Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Nov. 8. Students looking to volunteer with the elderly by helping prepare homes for the winter are encouraged to participate. Registration is available online and will close Friday, Oct. 31.
The Marquette Community Campaign runs through Wednesday, Oct. 15. The annual Marquette Community Campaign is an opportunity for employees to donate to the university’s Annual Fund, especially for scholarship aid; the United Performing Arts Fund, which assists performing arts organizations in southeastern Wisconsin; and the United Way, which supports local health and human service programs. The university’s goal is to […]
Dr. Edward Glaeser, Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the world’s leading expert on the economics of cities, will deliver the College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium. In his address, “Triumph of the City,” Glaeser will discuss why cities are crucial […]
The Les Aspin Center will offer a study abroad opportunity in Ghana during winter break. The three-credit course will examine the manner in which culture, values and identity shape global and domestic politics in a developing democracy. Applications are available online and are due by Wednesday, Oct. 15. For more information, contact Meghan Lefeber, manager of business and programs at […]
During the upcoming Staff Assembly meeting Thursday, Oct. 16, Dr. John Su, professor and chair of the Provost Search Committee, and Steve Frieder, assistant to the president and corporate secretary, will conduct a provost search listening session for non-academic staff and provide an update on the progress of the search. The listening session will be held in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier […]
President Michael R. Lovell invites Marquette staff members to celebrate the retirement of Vice President of Planning Tom Ganey. The reception will be held to thank and honor Ganey for his 20 years of service to Marquette. The celebration will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, fourth floor. […]
The Graduate School of Management will host John Mullins, associate professor of management practice in marketing and entrepreneurship at the London Business School on Monday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in Straz 105. Mullins will discuss his new book, The Customer-Funded Business, which identifies five approaches innovative 21st century entrepreneurs have adapted from their predecessors. […]
The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication will host the second annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism Conference Thursday, Oct. 9, through Friday, Oct. 10. The conference will present the work and research done by the 2013-14 O’Brien Fellows – Hal Bernton of The Seattle Times, Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Lillian Thomas of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – […]
The Center for Teaching and Learning will hold a workshop to explore best practices for flipping classrooms Monday, Oct. 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries 330B. In this session, participants will explore strategies for low stakes in-class assessment, online quizzes, rubrics for group work and discussions. Register online.
Keith Edwards will present “Aspiring Social Justice Ally Identity Development,” Tuesday, Oct. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the OIE Program Center. Edwards has been speaking on college campuses about sexual assault prevention, student learning, social justice education, ally development and leadership for more than 15 years. Sister Josephe Marie Flynn, leader of the Archdiocesan […]