Feb02

Marymount Ethics Awareness Week Begins

Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
02-Feb-2015 to 09-Feb-2015
Overview:
This year's theme is "Ethics of the American Dream."  Events will take place throughout the week of February 2-9, 2015. For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Doyle at bmdoyle@marymount.edu

February 2: Faculty Panel Discussion: What is the American Dream?
February 2: Community Service Fair
February 3: Screening and discussion of the film "Documented"
February 4: Ethics Award & GEICO Lecture
February 6: Faculty Panel Discussion: Healthcare and the American Dream
February 8: Ethics Bowl followed by VFIC reception & dinner
February 9: Ethics Bowl

Location: At different locations during the week

Ethics Week: What is the American Dream?

Monday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Overview:
Faculty panel discussion. This event is free and open to the community.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Feb03

Ethics Week Film Screening: "Documented"

Tuesday 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Overview:
A screening of the 2013 film "Documented," followed by a discussion. "Documented" is the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas' life as an undocumented immigrant in the United States. This event is co-hosted by the Marymount Film Club. It is free and open to the community.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Feb04

Marymount Ethics Award & GEICO Lecture

Wednesday 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Overview:
Sr. Simone Cambell, SSS, is the recipient of this year's Marymount Ethics Award. She will give a lecture entitled "Living Our Values in the Public Square: Faith and Politics and the Challenges They Present."  Sr. Campbell is a lawyer, lobbyist, and Executive Director of NETWORK. This event is free and open to the community.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Feb06

Ethics Week: Healthcare & the American Dream

Friday 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Overview:
Faculty panel discussion. This event is free and open to the community.

Location: 4040 N. Fairfax, 230

Feb18

Anniversary Poetry Reading

Wednesday 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Overview:
The Anniversary Reading has become a tradition at Marymount; faculty writers and talented student writers gather to share their poetry. This year’s line-up of faculty readers will feature: Dr. Michael Boylan, Susan Mockler, and Kirsten Porter.  The students selected to read include: Stephanie Barros, Kaylun Bryant, Jen Carter, Nhu-Phuong Duong, Saba Hashemi, and Carolyn Seeger. Please join us for an afternoon of poetry, punch, cake, and fellowship.

Location: Main Campus, Main House

Leverett Memorial Lecture: Decolonization & Disorder

Wednesday 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Overview:
Dr. Dane Kennedy, Elmer Louis Kayer Professor of History & International Affairs at The George Washington University, will give a lecture on the decolonization of the European colonial empires and its lasting consequences. There will be a reception immediately following the lecture. The Leverett Memorial Lecture honors the memory of Professor Rhett Leverett, Assistant Professor of History, who passed away in 2012. This event is sponsored by the Department of History & Politics. It is free and open to the community.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Feb23

SEHS Distinguished Speaker

Monday 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Overview:
Nine Days from Execution: The Exoneration of Earl Washington by his trial attorney, Robert T. Hall, Esq.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Feb28

You Be The Chemist

Saturday 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Overview:
The biology department will be hosting the Arlington/Fairfax Local Chemistry Challenge in collaboration with the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF). The goal of this event is to further MU's engagement with the local community through science and this will be our second year organizing this.”You Be The Chemist " (YBTC) is part of a nationwide competition and Dr. Deana Jaber is the primary organizer for the local event. 
 
YBTC, one of the Chemical Education Foundation's biggest programs, is an academic question-and-answer competition for students in grades 5-8. The YBTC Challenge is similar in format to other national competitions like the National Spelling Bee, but is designed to engage students in learning about important chemistry concepts, discoveries, and chemical safety. 
 
We will have 18 students attending from nine different Arlington and Fairfax County Middle schools; two students from each school.
 

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library Auditorium

Mar03

Domestic Intelligence/Homeland Security Panel Discussion

Tuesday 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Overview:
Join us for a panel discussion as experts in domestic intelligence and homeland security provide their assessments of the current level of internal and external threats facing the U.S. Homeland. A Q & A session will follow the panel presentation and discussion.

Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Auditorium

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