February Events in the Diederich College

It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2012 is nearly over already. With the semester underway, February is already shaping up to be a busy month in the Diederich College. Here are some of our featured events happening over the next few weeks:

Dean’s Challenge (Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., jPad student lounge) Come show your support for the Marquette women’s basketball team and help Dean Bergen win the trophy for the college with the highest percentage of students, faculty and staff at the game. Event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the jPad lounge. Free pizza, t-shirts and game tickets for our students (half price admission for staff and faculty).

Defying Gravity (February 16-26, 2012) Inspired by the life of the Challenger astronaut Christa McAuliffe, this uplifting play explores our need to reach beyond ourselves and embrace the universe.
Visit the Mainstage Season page of our site for show times and to purchase tickets

Mission Week (February 19-24, 2012) Every year, Marquette University celebrates the identity and Jesuit traditions through this week of reflection. This year’s theme is “Who is My Neighbor,” which challenges the campus community to learn more about the people living around us.

The Diederich College will feature talks by multimedia specialist Jennifer Janviere (A Portrait of Cuba), professional-in-residence Danielle Beverly (Old South) and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service editor Sharon McGowan (Telling the Stories of Under-Covered Milwaukee Neighborhoods). View the entire schedule of event times and dates on the Mission Week page of our website

Dick Enberg: Communicating in a World of Noise (February 15, 2012 at 4 p.m., Monaghan Ballroom, Alumni Memorial Union) Come hear Emmy Award winning sportscaster and author Dick Enberg reflect on longtime broadcast partner Al McGuire’s “power of taking a right-hand turn.” He will also discuss the five personal powers of communication that he has used to enlighten and entertain radio and television audiences worldwide. Visit the Axthelm Memorial Lecture page of our website for more information

We hope that you’ll join us for some of these exciting events around the college! For a comprehensive list of our upcoming events, please visit http://diederich.marquette.edu/calendar.

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