January 2018

Friday, January 19: Force for Positive Change Applications due
Calling all social innovators. Last chance to apply to the Force    for  Positive  Change.  Two  awards  of  $1,000  will  be  distributed to student organizations/entrepreneurs during this year’s competition. To be eligible, you must  be  a Wisconsin-based student organization or entrepreneur with a revenue-generating model for addressing important social and/or environmental challenges that exist in Wisconsin. Applications will be accepted online now through Jan. 19, 2018.

January 20-21 and 27-28: Marquette Theatre: A Year with Frog and Toad

Sunday, January 21: Brewed Ideas Bootcamp
Are you a current Marquette University student working on a new idea for a product or service but need help moving your idea forward? Look no further than the Brewed Ideas Bootcamp! In four weeks, students will validate the market need for their idea, refine their business model and value proposition. In addition, students will receive legal advice, one- on-one business coaching and access to free marketing tools.

Monday, January 22: NWS/ Marquette Employee Forum
The Near West Side Partners will host a forum on to provide members of the Marquette community with an update on the work occurring in the Near West Side. We invite the Marquette community to hear about the ways in which the students, faculty and staff are supporting the Near West Side initiatives and how to engage deeper with the communities surrounding Marquette. 3-4:30 p.m. in AMU 227.

Wednesday, January 24: Community Discussion: Civil Rights in Milwaukee Since the Time of Dr. King
Hear from multiple generations of Milwaukee civil rights activists about how Dr. King's life and work have impacted our city from the 1960s to today. Panelists include:

The discussion will offer a unique opportunity to reflect on and talk about our perceptions and realities of racial justice and where we're headed as a community.

Thursday, January 25: MLK Lecture with Dr. Clayborne Carson
The foremost historian of Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Clayborne Carson will join us for a lecture on Dr. King's life and its impact on today's communities. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to hear from a scholar and activist closely associated with Dr. King's life and legacy.

Tuesday, January 30: WIN on LinkedIn
The  Women’s  Innovation  Network  (WIN) and Career Services are hosting a workshop about  using  LinkedIn.  Come  get  tips  on how to build an impressive profile, create a powerful network, and connect to wonderful opportunities. If you need a professional profile picture, the LinkedIn photo booth will be available after the workshop. All undergraduate and  graduate  students  are welcome! 4-5:30 p.m. Career Services Center. RSVP

February 2018

Thursday, February 1: Graduate Application deadline

Monday, February 2: CECP Prospective Student Visits
You are welcome to visit the department to find out more about our programs. Department informational sessions will be held noon to 1pm on the following Mondays: 2/12/2018, 3/5/2018, 4/9/2018. We are located in room 150 of the Walter Schroeder Health and Education Complex, 560 N. 16th Street. Click here for a campus map We are building number 29. Please contact Coreen Bukowski via email or phone: (414) 288-5730 to let us know you are interested in visiting or would like someone to contact you.

Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10: Center for Urban Teaching's Weekend to UNITE (Urban Network Impacting Tomorrow's Education). Early bird registration through the end of January! Annual undergraduate conference for aspiring teachers including breakfast, team building, lunch, teacher's panel, and a keynote speaker.

Tuesday, February 13: Coffee & Conversations: At the Intersection of Creativity and Innovation
Mark Fairbanks, the visionary behind Islands of Brilliance will share how his personal life helped inspire him to take action and make an impact. Through Islands of Brilliance he has created a unique platform that empowers students on the autism  spectrum with design skills and opportunities to excel. 4-5:30 p.m. at the 707 Hub.

Monday, February 19: Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students
Presentation about critical topics related to detention, deportation and other immigration status-related stress affecting students in our schools. Jacki Black, MU Associate Director for Hispanic Initiatives in the Office of the Provost, and Dr. Lisa Edwards, Professor in the College of Education's department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, will present about the context of immigration status, effects of toxic stress on students, and suggestions for how school personnel can support youth and families in the context of this unique stressor.

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