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Marian University to Sponsor a Workplace Bullying Prevention and Awareness Seminar

Chris Lytle

Marian’s Adult Programs (MAP) at Marian University recently announced a workplace bullying seminar to be held at the Marian University Theatre on August 12, 2015. This is a free event and open to the public. The topic—workplace bullying and prevention—is applicable to employees at any level including managers, supervisors, human resources personnel, and business owners. It is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m.

This “Work Shouldn’t Hurt” seminar is the result of a collaborative effort between The Chris Lytle Foundation and the students and faculty of MAP’s current Meeting and Event Planning concentration. Classes within this concentration, as well as 31 other courses in MAP, are partnered with local businesses or non-profits to provide creative solutions for actual business challenges. MAP students have worked with organizations like Indy Parks, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Indy Eleven, and Broad Ripple Village Association...read more

Pilgrims - Susan Jennifer Ellen

Five days into our time in Assisi, the pilgrims from Marian University have all experienced in new ways what our Franciscan sponsorship values mean—for us as individuals and for the Marian community.

Prayer has been a constant for us. Daily Eucharist—whether in small chapels, large basilicas or our hotel--has become the centering experience of our journey. More than half of us are not Catholic, but this most significant of all Catholic rituals has embraced all and engaged us in the formation of a community of individuals renewed in our commitment to the mission of Marian University—to be a great Catholic university dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.

Marian University Preparing Students for International Science Fair

by Mark Apple | Jun 05, 2013

Marian University Preparing Students for International Science FairMarian University’s School of Mathematics and Sciences is connecting this summer with middle school and high school students to assist them with individualized research projects. High School juniors and seniors even have the opportunity to earn college credit in the process.

Students entering their junior and senior years in high school attend a program called iROCC (Individualized Research Oriented College Credit), which is designed for students to work on independent research projects while earning college credit. Students are provided a unique opportunity to utilize the scientific resources and expertise the Marian University faculty and staff have to offer to complete an independent research project and prepare for participation in the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Students whose projects are accepted to these fairs maximize their later attractiveness for college scholarships. To participate, students must have a minimum 3.00 GPA, as well as a minimum score of 910 on the SAT (91 PSAT) or 19 on the ACT (19 ACTPLAN). Students register for three credit hours of Bio/Che/Mat/Phy/ 108 (Intro to Directed Research) and complete 144 hours of research based curriculum. Tuition is $300 plus a $200 lab fee, and students earn tuition reimbursement for three credits after enrolling at Marian University.

Camp ROC (Research Orientation and Collaboration) is designed for students entering grade 7-10. Camp ROC provides students with an exciting research experience through a fun, camp-based ISEF curriculum. Faculty of the School of Mathematics and Sciences at Marian University offer individualized guidance on independent research projects that will prepare students for participation in Intel ISEF affiliated science fairs. To ensure that students receive individualized attention, Marian University caps student to faculty ratio 4:1. Students can choose from a two-week, four-week, or six-week session and even have the option of living on campus if they choose.

Both camps run June 17-August 2. Registration is accepted online at www.marian.edu/iROCC or www.marian.edu/campROC. Interested parties may also call 317.955.6331 for more information.

Earlier this year, a 10th grader from Fishers, Indiana who received research assistance from Marian University faculty finished higher than anyone her age at the ISEF.

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