News Releases

Stroke is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, May 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A panel of experts in biomedical engineering, medicine, physical therapy and speech pathology and audiology from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences and the Medical College of Wisconsin will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Stroke – New Hope Through Rehabilitation.” The free forum is Friday, June 5, at 7:15 a.m. in […]

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Public Policy Forum, Marquette Law School partner to launch new website focused on Milwaukee’s entertainment and cultural needs

News release, May 27, 2015

Site to be unveiled during June 4 “On the Issues” presentation MILWAUKEE – Public Policy Forum President Rob Henken and Marquette Law School Associate Dean Matt Parlow will launch a new website focusing on Milwaukee’s cultural and entertainment needs during an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, June 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 […]

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Former Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod goes “On the Issues”

News release, May 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE – David Axelrod, a former adviser to President Barack Obama and founding director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, June 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A 40-year veteran of […]

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Marquette University Haggerty Museum of Art names new director

News release, May 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Susan Longhenry, director of the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico, an art museum affiliated with the University of New Mexico, has been named director of the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University. Gary Meyer, vice provost for undergraduate programs and teaching, announced her appointment, which was unanimously recommended to […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 17

News release, May 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 134th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony which will be recorded for on-demand viewing. Sister Peggy […]

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Marquette names next Opus Dean of Engineering

News release, May 12, 2015

Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim dean will assume permanent role MILWAUKEE – Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim Opus Dean of the Opus College of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named the next Opus Dean, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. She will assume the permanent role on July 1. “Dr. Ropella is a renowned […]

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Exceptional graduates participate in Marquette’s Spring Commencement

News release, May 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 134th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. To help round out graduation coverage, there are a number of graduates with interesting stories participating in the Commencement. These graduates are available for photo/video/interview opportunities. Please contact Jesse Lee, […]

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Marquette University psychology student named president of the national Active Minds Student Advisory Committee

News release, May 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Markie Pasternak, of De Pere, Wisconsin, has been named president of the national Active Minds Student Advisory Committee for a second term. Pasternak is a junior psychology major in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Since she was five years old, Pasternak has had Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, yet she was not […]

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Marquette names next Keyes Dean of Business Administration

News release, April 29, 2015

Dr. Brian Till, business dean from Xavier University, will start July 13 MILWAUKEE – Dr. Brian Till, dean of the Williams College of Business at Xavier University, has been named the next James H. Keyes Dean for the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. Till will […]

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Marquette Law School, College of Education to host half-day conference on critical K-12 education issues

News release, April 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a half-day conference titled “Pivotal Points: A Forum on Key Wisconsin Education Issues as Big Decisions Approach,” on Monday, May 11, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the Wisconsin state budget process enters its final weeks, Marquette will bring together experts […]

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on violence against children in Milwaukee

News release, April 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Nursing will host its sixth annual Health Care Forum, “Violence Against Children in the Milwaukee Community,” Wednesday, May 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s child abuse rates, which remain at around 3.3 to 3.7 substantiated […]

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UWM and Marquette to recognize Denim Day and combat sexual violence

News release, April 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – On Wednesday, April 29, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are encouraging all members of their campus communities to recognize Denim Day and combat sexual violence. Denim Day is an annual international effort to support survivors and create a global change in attitude toward survivors of sexual assault and all types of […]

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Alumnus establishes $1 million scholarship for business school

News release, April 27, 2015

John Seramur boosts longtime gift for scholarship aid MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Business Administration today announced that alumnus John C. Seramur, former president and CEO of Stevens Point, Wisconsin-based First Financial Corporation, has established a $1 million endowed scholarship in his name. A longtime supporter of his alma mater, Seramur made his initial […]

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Marquette University Department of Public Safety to become commissioned police department on May 1

News release, April 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Following a recently completed agreement with the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Justice and Attorney General Brad Schimel, Marquette University’s Department of Public Safety will become the Marquette University Police Department on May 1. The move comes after a year of intensive feedback from key internal and community stakeholders, including the offices of […]

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Rick Majerus Family Foundation gives $1 million to Marquette to create endowed scholarship in his honor

News release, April 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE — The Majerus Family Foundation has given a gift of $1 million to Marquette University to create the Rick Majerus Endowed Scholarship, honoring the late Marquette alumnus and college basketball coaching legend. The scholarship will provide tuition support to first-generation students in Marquette’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences who demonstrate financial […]

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Marquette University and Alverno College Win WELCOA Gold

News release, April 23, 2015

Only two institutes of higher education in Milwaukee made the list Marquette University and Alverno College were given Gold Awards by The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) for their outstanding commitment to workplace wellness. WELCOA, which tracks seven benchmarks of wellness success, has more than 5,000 corporate members across the country. This is the second […]

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Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists to join O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication today announced the trio of journalists who will spend the 2015-16 academic year as part of the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism. For the first time, the program will also support a fourth fellow who will spend the same nine […]

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Marquette University has two winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, April 17, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A Marquette University graduate student and a recent graduate have been selected for 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student awards. Danielle Klein, a master’s student in the Klingler College of Arts & Sciences, and Paul Brosnihan, who graduated from the College of Health Sciences in December 2014, each were selected for the Fulbright English Teaching […]

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UW-Madison La Follette School and Marquette Law partner to present conference on urban men in poverty

News release, April 17, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The UW-Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Marquette University Law School, will sponsor a half-day conference titled “Urban Men in Poverty: Problems and Solutions” on Friday, April 24, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The situation of low-wage/low-income urban men has not been widely documented or discussed. What […]

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 23-25

News release, April 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will honor 57 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 23-25. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumnus of the Year Donald J. Herdrich, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send a […]

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