News Releases

SunPower CEO to discuss changes in the solar industry at Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering

News release, December 6, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Tom Werner, CEO and chairman of SunPower, will speak about how solar energy is changing the way the world is powered on Friday, Dec. 9, at noon at Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Werner graduated from Marquette with an engineering degree in 1986 and is a member of Marquette’s Board of Trustees. […]

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Marquette Opus College of Engineering receives three grants worth $630,459

News release, November 29, 2016

Grants will fund two projects and start a robotics program within local high schools MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering has received three grants worth $630,459 to fund two projects and start a robotics program within some Milwaukee Public Schools. “From primary schools to our advanced research, we are developing technologies, knowledge and […]

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Jensen, Underwood to discuss school vouchers in conversation at Marquette Law School

News release, November 18, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Scott Jensen, a leading advocate for school choice nationwide, and Julie Underwood, a nationally recognized authority on school law and a critic of school vouchers, will be the featured guests for an event, “Lessons From a Quarter Century of School Vouchers: One Conversation, Two Points of View,” hosted by Marquette Law School on […]

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Marquette researcher finds major Middle East dust storm caused by extreme drought, not regional conflict

News release, November 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – The dust storm that triggered havoc in the Middle East last year likely was caused by extreme climatic conditions, not regional conflict, a new study by a Marquette University environmental engineer has found. The massive storm in September 2015 killed at least a dozen people, whipping across seven countries while canceling flights and […]

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Cancer patients in Bangladesh, Nepal willing to use cell phone questionnaires on symptoms, pain

News release, November 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Cancer patients in Bangladesh and Nepal are willing to use cell phone questionnaires to provide information about their levels of symptoms and pain, two Marquette University researchers found. The researchers hope the technology can be used to help physicians better manage patients’ common symptoms. Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, professor of computer science and […]

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Marquette to dedicate new College of Nursing location in Pleasant Prairie

News release, November 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 10, will dedicate its new Pleasant Prairie location where students can earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The ceremony, which will be held at 8201 104th St., Pleasant Prairie, Wisc., will begin with a reception and tour of the facility at […]

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Marquette Law School to host Restorative Justice Conference focused on domestic violence

News release, November 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Carrie Outhier Banks and Sujatha Baliga will give keynote presentations at the 2016 Restorative Justice Conference hosted by Marquette Law School, Nov. 10-11 in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The topic of this year’s conference is “Restorative Justice and Domestic Violence: Exploring Effective Pathways to Healing.” The conference is designed to bring […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette University to host Election Day viewing party: Media experts available for election coverage

News release, November 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University is hosting an Election Day event and viewing party for students, faculty and staff, which will be held in in Johnston Hall, Room 104 (1131 West Wisconsin Avenue). The non-partisan viewing party, which will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., is being hosted by the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton leading Trump by 6 percentage points in Wisconsin; Senate race is virtually tied

News release, November 2, 2016

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds 46 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and 40 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump in the race for president. Libertarian Gary Johnson is supported by 4 percent and […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Lee Blessing’s ‘Two Rooms’

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 10-20. Two Rooms connects love to politics and the challenges of war. A civilian journalist is held hostage in a windowless cubicle in Beirut, while—overseas in America—his wife holds vigil for his return. […]

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Microsoft president Smith to discuss technology, diversity and future challenges in visit to Marquette Law School

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Brad Smith, the president and chief legal officer of Microsoft Corporation, will discuss technology, diversity and other future challenges at a pair of events on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Smith will be the featured guest for an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” from 12:15 to 1:15 […]

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Marquette to construct seasonal dome over portion of Valley Fields facility

News release, October 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University plans to construct a seasonal dome over a portion of its Valley Fields facility, enclosing the synthetic turf field adjacent to the stadium. The seasonal dome, which will provide practice and training facilities for intercollegiate athletes as well as club and intramural participants, is expected to be completed in January 2017. […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present final Marquette Law School Poll of 2016 election season

News release, October 25, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will present results from a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With less than a week to go until the election, […]

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Marquette to host traveling photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land

News release, October 24, 2016

Marquette University will display a photographic exploration of papal visits to Israel from 1964-2014. The special exhibition, on display through Friday, Nov. 11, is co-sponsored by the Offices of the President and the Provost. The archival images are on display at the Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. The exhibition, titled “Building Bridges of […]

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Wisconsin Elections Commission leaders go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Mark Thomsen and Don Millis of the Wisconsin Elections Commission will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Both Thomsen and Millis are members of the Wisconsin Elections […]

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Marquette to host symposium on 1990s peace accords in El Salvador and Guatemala

News release, October 20, 2016

Event focuses on current conditions, focusing on migration, impunity and social justice MILWAUKEE – A symposium on 1990s peace accords in El Salvador and Guatemala will be held at Marquette University on Oct. 27-28. Titled, “What Was Achieved? Migration, Impunity, and Social Justice after the Peace Accords in El Salvador and Guatemala,” the event is […]

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WCTC, Marquette University partner to host third annual Cyber Security Summit

News release, October 19, 2016

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Wednesday, October 19, 2016) – Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) and Marquette University will host the third annual Cyber Security Summit next week in association with the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board and the Waukesha County Business Alliance. The event is designed to answer the call of state leadership to secure our critical network […]

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Marquette biochemist identifies blueprint for enzyme that makes ammonia

News release, October 19, 2016

Discovery could lead to energy savings in fertilizer production MILWAUKEE – A Marquette University biochemist led a team of researchers in discovering that the enzyme that creates ammonia uses a complex two-cylinder engine like mechanism for function — a process that is markedly more efficient than the man-made one used in industrial ammonia production. The […]

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NYU Law professor Barkow to address the politics of mass incarceration for Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 18, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rachel E. Barkow, the Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy at New York University School of Law, will present “Prisoners of Populism: Understanding the Politics of Mass Incarceration” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 12:15 p.m. […]

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College of Nursing James Wake Memorial Lecture to feature decision making during critical illness and end of life

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The College of Nursing’s Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care will present the James Wake Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Marie Nolan will present “Patient and Family Decision-Making During […]

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