News Releases

In inaugural address, Marquette’s Lovell maps out future priorities, vision

News release, September 19, 2014

MILWAUKEE – President Michael R. Lovell was officially inaugurated today as Marquette University’s 24th and first lay president at the Al McGuire Center. He told Marquette community members and university delegates from across the country, “I feel so humbled to be named the 24th president of Marquette University.” After thanking family, friends and the Marquette […]

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Milwaukee College Prep CEO Rauh goes “On the Issues” to discuss school’s approach to education

News release, September 18, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robb Rauh, the CEO of Milwaukee College Prep, will discuss his school’s approach to education in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee College Prep’s four K4-8 public charter schools are located in some of the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin governor’s race remains statistical dead heat

News release, September 17, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of all registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke also receiving 46 percent support in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 5 percent say that […]

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Marquette communication professor receives National Communication Association award

News release, September 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Lynn Turner, professor of communication studies at Marquette University, will be honored with the National Communication Association’s Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication. Turner and her co-author Richard West will be honored at the NCA 100th Annual Convention in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 22. Turner, […]

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Marquette education professor Dr. Howard Fuller goes “On the Issues” to discuss new memoir

News release, September 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Howard Fuller, the director of Marquette’s Institute for the Transformation of Learning, will discuss his new book in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Fuller, a distinguished professor of education at Marquette, is the […]

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Kimberly-Clark chairman to keynote Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 12, 2014

Falk will address ‘The Sustainable Enterprise’ at Oct. 1 luncheon MILWAUKEE – Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Falk’s presentation, […]

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Marquette researchers receive $1.85 million grant for neuroscience study

News release, September 11, 2014

Research will examine novel mechanism contributing to addiction A group of neuroscientists in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University has been awarded a $1.85 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine a novel neurotransmitter clearance mechanism that may hold a key to understanding the link between stress and drug addiction, as well […]

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Marquette, Brady Corp. present 2014 Good Money Challenge

News release, September 10, 2014

Social innovation contest will award $25,000 in seed money MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Social Innovation Initiative, in partnership with Brady Corporation, is accepting applications for the 2014 Good Money Challenge, which will award $25,000 in seed money to enterprises or ideas with the potential to change the community. Formerly known as the Midwest Social Innovation […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School poll

News release, September 10, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will present a live look inside the numbers of the sixth […]

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Marquette names Bill Scholl new Athletic Director

News release, September 9, 2014

News conference to take place today at 2 p.m., Alumni Memorial Union – Room 227 MILWAUKEE – Bill Scholl, director of intercollegiate athletics at Ball State University, will serve as Marquette University’s next vice president and director of athletics, President Michael R. Lovell announced. Scholl has more than two decades of athletics administration experience and […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

News release, September 8, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town will be presented by Marquette Theatre. Set in the small New England town of Grover’s Corners in 1901, Our Town returns to the Helfaer stage after 25 years. The story of Emily and George is both charming and heartbreaking while discovering the profound greatness in life’s […]

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Marquette University to inaugurate 24th president Sept. 19

News release, September 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will officially welcome its 24th president, Dr. Michael R. Lovell, during an Inaugural Mass and Inauguration Ceremony on Sept. 18-19. President Lovell is a distinguished educator, scholar and researcher who holds three academic degrees in mechanical engineering, including a doctorate, from the University of Pittsburgh. The university’s first lay leader, President Lovell […]

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Holocaust scholar Berenbaum goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, September 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the American Jewish University’s Sigi Ziering Institute, will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. One of the world’s leading authorities on the Holocaust, Berenbaum has written […]

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Internationally known experts to re-examine First World War

News release, September 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Marquette’s History Department will host a series of public lectures to re-examine the war. The centerpiece consists of four public lectures by internationally known experts on the war. A complete list of events can be found online. The lectures […]

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Marquette University names College of Engineering in honor of alumnus

News release, September 2, 2014

Opus College of Engineering name recognizes contributions of Gerald Rauenhorst Marquette University announced it is naming its engineering college the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with […]

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New university president Lovell goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, August 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Lovell is Marquette’s 24th president and the institution’s first lay president. Formerly the chancellor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke remain inside margin of error in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, August 27, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. Another 5.5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Marquette University announces 2014-15 theatre season

News release, August 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s 2014-15 season will be the 40th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. In honor of this milestone, productions have been chosen to reflect on what it means to be “home.” Shows include: Our Town, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama; In the Red and […]

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Real Estate Strategies Conference looks to the future of the region

News release, August 25, 2014

Highlights include Northwestern Mutual tower, Kenosha development projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 11, will host its third annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Managing the Horizon,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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Higher Education Leaders in Greater Milwaukee Help Region Aim Higher

News release, August 22, 2014

Presidents and senior academic leaders from across the region meet at Marquette to foster collaboration around student innovation and entrepreneurship The theme of the day was that the colleges and universities of Southeast Wisconsin can accomplish great things when they come together and collaborate. And come together they did in Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union yesterday […]

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