This year, Marquette’s Employee Resource Groups are hosting a selfie challenge to support local businesses. Simply buy from a local business, take a selfie with the food, product or gift card and post to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MUsupportslocal. Local businesses include: Marquette’s partner businesses Near West Side businesses Student and staff recommendations for local […]
Archives for November 2020
As proposed by the University Staff Senate, Marquette has adopted an emerita/emeritus staff designation to be presumptuously bestowed on staff who have retired, assuming certain criteria have been met. The policy is effective starting Oct. 28, 2020. Learn more about eligibility and benefits.
Camp Kesem acknowledges the unique experience and impact that can be created in a child’s life when a parent suffers from cancer, and aims to create a community of strong, supportive, incredible children who can share in fun, creative and goofy experiences in a time when things are feeling all too adult. The organization’s largest project […]
The Marquette Camp Kesem chapter will host a week full of fundraising activities from Monday, Nov. 30, through Friday, Dec. 4. Giving Tuesday | Tuesday, Dec. 1 Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. Kesem uses Giving Tuesday as a day to raise awareness and money for the kids served by the chapter. This year’s goal is $25,000. From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., a “Power Hour” fundraising […]
The Commons, Marquette’s newest residence hall, has received a 2020 Certificate of Leadership for Innovative Design from the U.S. Green Building Council West North Central (USGBC WNC) Region. The project was recognized for its demonstrated use of new technologies and strategies to push the envelope of green design and meet project challenges in an innovative […]
Terence Miller, director of the Office of International Education, received the Distinguished Service Award from Scholars at Risk (SAR) in recognition of his outstanding dedication and commitment to protecting scholars and the freedom to think, question and share ideas. Miller serves as Marquette’s primary representative to the SAR network, acting as a point of contact […]
Renovations to The Book Marq will begin on Monday, Nov. 30, and continue for the next few weeks. During the renovation, the store will be transformed into a “NextGen” campus store. The new store design will seek to inspire, empower and excite students, faculty and the surrounding Marquette University community through dynamic graphics, an […]
The Association of Marquette University Women (AMUW) will host a virtual Advent reflection on Friday, Dec. 4, at noon. Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré, professor at Seminary of the Southwest, will share this year’s reflection titled, “Gifts of Our Lady of Guadalupe.” Register online.
Town Bank temporarily closed a few branches on and near campus, including the Town Bank AMU branch and the Catholic Financial life building branch. The AMU branch closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, and the Catholic Financial Life branch closed Saturday, Nov. 21. Both branches expect to reopen by the start of spring semester. During this time, employees should visit neighboring […]
Campus Ministry will host a virtual “Ignatian Dive Retreat” from Monday, Dec. 14, to Thursday, Dec. 17. This retreat is an opportunity to slow down, practice classic Ignatian prayer, and transition into winter break with prayer and conversation. Participants will hear from: Cathy Dante, spiritual director and Straz Hall minister Rev. Steve Molvarec, S.J., professor of […]