1. Undergraduates to present research at McNair symposium

Undergraduate students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program this summer will present their research at the 20th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium July 28 and 29. Poster presentations will be held Wednesday, July 28, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in AMU 163.

Oral presentations will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. Thursday, July 29, throughout Cudahy Hall (locations will be provided inside the main entrance). A reception for presenters, faculty mentors and guests will follow in the Cudahy Hall Atrium from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.    
For more information, contact the McNair Scholars Program at 8-1771.

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2. Help welcome new students on Arrival Day

The Office of Residence Life is looking for volunteers to help welcome new students to campus on Arrival Day, Wednesday, Aug. 25. Volunteers can serve as greeters, assist with administrative tasks or help students move into their rooms. Volunteers are welcome to help for less than an hour, several hours or all day. Contact Rick Arcuri, associate dean for administration, at 8-7208 by Aug. 18 to volunteer or for more information.

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3. Bursar, Registrar and CheckMarq unavailable during upgrade

CheckMarq, the student information system, will be unavailable from 8 p.m. Friday, July 30, through noon Monday, Aug. 2, for a maintenance upgrade.

During this time all electronic processing by the Office of the Bursar, such as petty cash reimbursement, payment processing, change processing and departmental deposit processing, will be unavailable.

The Office of the Registrar, the schools and the colleges will not be able to perform any student record updates in CheckMarq, nor will transcripts be processed during this time. All transcript requests submitted during this time will be processed after the upgrade is complete.

Marquette Central will also be unable to provide student account information during this time. 

This upgrade will have minor navigation changes and will not change the way CheckMarq is used.

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4. 16th Street between Wisconsin and Clybourn to close

16th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Clybourn will be closed Sat., July 31, due to construction on the Discovery Learning Complex. A detour route will be posted near the affected streets. For more information, contact the Office of the University Architect.

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5. Program to cover workstation set-up to avoid injuries

Committee on Staff is sponsoring an ergonomics workshop Tuesday, Aug. 3, from noon to 12:45 p.m. in AMU 157. Travelers Insurance presenters Angela DeLong Banerjee, senior risk control consultant, and Clark MacAlpine, senior risk control consultant, will offer suggestions about how to properly set up your workstation to avoid injuries and eye and muscle strain. No RSVP is necessary.

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6. University mourns the death of Rev. Robert Lambeck, S.J.

Rev. Robert Lambeck, S.J., former faculty member in the Department of Theology, was called to eternal life July 9 in Wauwatosa. He was 92 years old.

A native of Milwaukee, Father Lambeck joined the Marquette Department of Theology faculty as an instructor in 1966, specializing in systematic theology. He was promoted to assistant professor for 1969-70, retiring from Marquette in 2004.

Father Lambeck received his bachelor’s (1941), licentiate of philosophy (1943) and master’s (1945) degrees from St. Louis University and his licentiate of sacred theology (1951) from St. Mary’s College of St. Louis University.

Condolences may be sent to:

Rev. Pat Burns, S.J.
St. Camillus Jesuit Community
10100 West Blue Mound Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226-4377

Mrs. Marie Caffrey (sister)
1816 N. 59th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Mrs. Louise Schoenecker (sister)
10200 W. Blue Mound Rd. #918
Wauwatosa, WI 53226-4372

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7. Summer reading recommendations provided by Raynor Memorial Libraries

Raynor Memorial Libraries offers summer reading recommendations in its July issue of Ex Libris. The occasional newsletter highlights contemporary fiction and non-fiction selections from the Browsing Collection, alumni books, literary prizewinners and more.

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8. Monitor Marquette media coverage through News Clips

The Office of Marketing and Communication monitors local, state and national media coverage involving Marquette University news, faculty, staff, students and alumni. OMC distributes a synopsis of the media coverage through News Clips three times per week via e-mail. Marquette faculty and staff who would like to be added to the distribution list should e-mail News Clips.

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9. Guest lodging available at Mashuda Hall

Faculty, staff and administrators who have a job candidate, guest speaker, seminar participant, new staff member, parent or other visitor who needs a place to stay while on campus can reserve a room at the Mashuda Hall Guest Wing, 1926 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Nineteen air-conditioned rooms with two extra-long twin beds, full bath with linens, desk, cable TV, microwave-refrigerator and WiFi accommodate up to 38 people. Other amenities available for an extra fee include overnight parking, in-hall meal service and use of campus recreational facilities.  

For rates and room availability, contact Conference Services in the Office of Residence Life at 8-7208.

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10. TIAA-CREF representatives available for financial counseling

TIAA-CREF consultants will be available to faculty and staff for individual and confidential financial counseling sessions from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 29, in AMU 362. The session can include overall financial advice, asset allocation, retirement income options, diversifying financial portfolios and learning about mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities.

Call 1-800-842-2005, ext. 255674, to schedule an appointment.

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