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  • Results from first instructor Academic Experience survey now available

    Results from the first Academic Experience survey are now available on OIRA’S website.   The Academic Experience Surveys, which are being administered at several points throughout the fall 2020 semester, collect information from students and instructors to better understand their academic experience this semester.   The surveys ask about the following topics:   Access to technology and resources   Challenges with…

  • Institute for Women’s Leadership to host Suffrage and Innovation Conference, Oct. 16

    The Institute for Women’s Leadership will host a virtual conference titled “Suffrage and Innovation 2020“ on Friday, Oct. 16. The event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The conference will feature eight pre-recorded sessions (also available in advance) culminating with two live discussions on…

  • University asks students not to travel over Midterm Break

    Per guidance from the CDC and the Wisconsin Health Department, all nonessential travel should be avoided. Wide-based community spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues throughout the United States and many other countries. Travel anywhere outside one’s own current community, domestically or internationally, increases risk of contracting the virus. In order to help…

  • Professor awarded $5 million Department of Energy grant for advanced electric drivetrain

    Dr. Ayman El-Refaie, Werner Endowed Chair in Secure/Sustainable Energy and professor of electrical and computer engineering on the Opus College of Engineering at, has received a $5 million grant from the Department of Energy in support of his project to develop the next generation of electric-drive drivetrains. The grant was awarded to Marquette, as the…

  • Marquette Theatre to present ‘Songs of Note,’ Oct. 9-25

    Songs of Note, a musical revue, will be presented virtually by Marquette Theatre Friday, Oct. 9, through Sunday, Oct. 25. While today’s challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic seem particularly unique, feelings of separation and the longing to better connect with others have been explored for ages theatrically through the unique form of spoken and sung…

  • Sabbatical plan submissions for AY 2021-22 due Oct. 15 

    Faculty eligible for sabbaticals in the 2021-22 academic year are reminded to submit their sabbatical review plans to the Office of the Provost by Thursday, Oct. 15.   Faculty should check with their dean’s office /college to confirm their timeline and application deadline. It is essential that faculty members submit their plans by the Oct. 15 deadline to allow sufficient time…

  • Register for the ‘COVID Innovation Contest’ by Oct. 13

    The Opus College of Engineering will host a COVID Innovation Contest asking teams to “Reimagine Life on Campus with COVID” from Wednesday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Oct. 18.   COVID-19 has drastically changed learning environments for universities. Common spaces usually bustling with group activities are restricted to individual work, labs have less energy and collaboration,…

  • ‘Place and Displacement in Modern Nigerian Poetry’ webinar is Oct. 7

    As a part of the Center for the Advancement of the Humanities’ Research Colloquium, Dr. Tosin Gbogi, assistant professor of English, will present a webinar titled “In the Belly of the Earth: Place and Displacement in Modern Nigerian Poetry” on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.  The talk will draw upon emerging scholarships in ecopoetics, geopoetics and topopoetics to theorize how modern Nigerian…

  • Homecoming Mass is Oct. 4

    The Marquette community is invited to celebrate this year’s Homecoming Mass on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Church of the Gesu.   Mass will be livestreamed from the Church of the Gesu. Watch via the Mission at Marquette Facebook page. Due to COVID-19 precautions, only a limited number of guests will be allowed to attend Mass in person. Sign…

  • Beyond MU webinar ‘Resilience coping strategies for today’s unpredictable environment’ is Oct. 13

    Beyond MU: Lifelong Learning will host a webinar titled “Expecting the Unexpected: Resilience Coping Strategies for Today’s Unpredictable Environment” on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from noon to 1 p.m.  Presented by Dr. Emily Mazzulla, clinical assistant professor of psychology and director of SWIM, the webinar will discuss how trauma and stress affect people differently. A traumatic or stressful event threatens one’s sense of…