News Releases

Marquette names first vice president for corporate engagement to focus on mission-aligned partnerships

News release, December 13, 2018

Dr. Maura Donovan led economic development office at University of Minnesota MILWAUKEE — Dr. Maura Donovan, executive director of economic development at the University of Minnesota, has been named Marquette’s first vice president for corporate engagement, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. The appointment marks the opening of a new Office of Corporate Engagement, a […]

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Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences receives $1 million gift to establish a neurologic disorder rehabilitation clinic

News release, December 11, 2018

Neuro Recovery Clinic will be the first of its kind in Wisconsin MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor. The gift will establish the Neuro Recovery Clinic to treat individuals with chronic disability following neurologic conditions like stroke, brain injury […]

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Student-written play ‘White Privilege’ selected for Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

News release, December 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE — “White Privilege,” a play written by Marquette Theatre student Malaina Moore, has been selected to be performed next month at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region III Festival in Madison. KCACTF is a national theatre program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide that has served as a catalyst in improving […]

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Former Assistant MPD Chief Edith Hudson named Marquette University Police chief

News release, December 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University today named Edith Hudson, former assistant chief of police for the Milwaukee Police Department, as the new chief of the university’s police department. She will officially take command of the Marquette University Police Department on Dec. 17, 2018. Hudson served MPD for 25 years in progressive leadership roles before she retired […]

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Two Jesuits elected to Marquette University Board of Trustees

News release, December 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected two new members at its Dec. 7 meeting. The new trustees are Rev. Brian Linnane, S.J., president of Loyola University Maryland, and Rev. Michael Rozier, S.J., assistant professor of health management and policy at St. Louis University. Marquette trustees serve three-year terms and may be re-elected to […]

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Marquette University holiday story ideas and experts

News release, December 4, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, Marquette University has experts available to assist your stories. From Christmas musical celebrations to experts on the meaning of the Advent season to tips on safe snow shoveling and starting new year exercise programs, Marquette University has experts to cover a variety of holiday topics. Please feel free to […]

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Marquette to celebrate holiday season with annual Christmas-tree lighting ceremony and festivities

News release, December 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will celebrate the holiday season with “Igniting Hope,” the annual campus-wide Christmas event, on Monday, Dec. 3. The goal of Igniting Hope is to unite students and the community while welcoming the holiday season to campus. The main event, the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, will take place at 5 p.m. in Westowne […]

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Marquette to host inaugural Leadership and Brotherhood Summit for Young Men of Color

News release, November 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The inaugural Leadership and Brotherhood Summit for Young Men of Color will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, on Marquette’s campus. The event is in collaboration with the Milwaukee Public School’s Department of Black and Latino Male Achievement and aims to engage in a community-wide effort to support the leadership development, enhance the […]

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Marquette and Northwestern Mutual to host 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference, Nov. 30

News release, November 26, 2018

Date: Nov. 26, 2018 MILWAUKEE — The Marquette Blockchain Lab is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to host the 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference on Friday, Nov. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons. The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will bring together more than 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs and students, and feature 25 speakers across two […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette faculty and staff hosting 300 students for Thanksgiving meal

News release, November 20, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University faculty and staff on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 11:30 a.m. will serve a Thanksgiving meal to approximately 300 students who are unable to travel home for the holiday, as well as underserved community members. Many of the expected attendees are international students. The dinner is provided in memory of Rev. William […]

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Fox News Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt to speak at Marquette University on Dec. 3

News release, November 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Chris Stirewalt, politics editor at Fox News Channel, will discuss the recent midterm elections and sign copies of his new book, Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists, on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. in the Eisenberg Reading Room on the third floor of Marquette University’s Sensenbrenner Hall, […]

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Marquette professors receive $525,000 grant to research a new ‘green’ catalyst

News release, November 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Richard Holz, Dean of Marquette University’s Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry, and Dr. Brian Bennett, professor and chair of physics, have received a $525,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue research into enzymes that are a new type of “green” catalyst. Holz and Bennett […]

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Marquette receives $597,000 from federal government to support financial and educational needs of doctoral students in electrical engineering

News release, November 15, 2018

Grant aims to increase student preparation for careers in higher education and research in electrical engineering MILWAUKEE — The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Marquette University received a $597,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowship Program to support the financial and educational needs of […]

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Legal experts to go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School to discuss childhood trauma

News release, November 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Two legal experts who are advancing research and understanding of the impact of childhood trauma on the criminal justice system will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” Fordham University Law Professor Deborah W. Denno and Milwaukee County Circuit Court Deputy Chief Judge Mary Triggiano will discuss […]

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U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher to discuss foreign policy at Marquette, Nov. 26

News release, November 13, 2018

Date: Nov. 13, 2018 U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher to discuss foreign policy at Marquette, Nov. 26 MILWAUKEE — U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI, 8thDistrict) will lead a discussion titled “Wisconsin and American Foreign Policy”at Marquette University on Monday, Nov. 26, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will take place in the Eisenberg Reading […]

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Feldner named acting dean of communication at Marquette

News release, November 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Sarah Feldner, associate dean for graduate studies and research in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, has been named the college’s acting dean, Acting Provost Kimo Ah Yun announced today. Feldner succeeds Ah Yun, who was named acting provost last month. She will begin in her new role immediately. “Dr. Feldner […]

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More than 350 Marquette students to help older adults stay safe, independent and warm this winter

News release, November 9, 2018

MILWAUKEE — More than 350 Marquette University students will travel to homes of older adults and help them get ready for Wisconsin’s winter during the annual “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, Nov. 10. Marquette students will travel throughout Milwaukee to assist older adults in raking leaves and cleaning yards at more than 60 homes. […]

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Marquette University’s Project GO Grant renewed through 2021

News release, November 9, 2018

Marquette’s grant to continue as a Project GO program provider was recently renewed for three years. The grant will allow the university’s Office of International Education to continue to administer an intensive eight-week summer Arabic language program in Oman for up to 18 ROTC cadets/midshipmen. In 2019, the university will receive $300,000 to continue funding […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette Army ROTC to hold simulation on administering first aid for casualties, Nov. 9

News release, November 8, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s first-year Army ROTC cadets and their high school shadows will learn the basics of first aid in treating casualties on Friday, Nov. 9, at 5:50 a.m. in the College of Nursing Simulation Lab, located in Clark Hall. In the exercises, participants will learn first aid for evaluating a casualty, tactical combat […]

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Marquette Law School to host 2018 restorative justice conference

News release, November 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will host the 2018 Restorative Justice Initiative Conference on Friday, Nov. 9 in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With a theme of “The Power of Restorative Justice in Healing Trauma in Our Community,” this conference will explore how trauma impacts our community, looking through […]

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