News Releases

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

 Note to members of the media: Jodi Majerus will be available for interviews today, 3 p.m., in the media room at the Al McGuire Center. 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 […]

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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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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval down

News release, April 16, 2015

Clinton leads presidential matchups; controversy over budget 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 Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval rating has fallen to 41 percent, with 56 percent of registered voters in Wisconsin saying they disapprove of how he […]

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Marquette University’s largest day of service brings together 1,800 volunteers

News release, April 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University students, faculty and staff will join together to participate in Hunger Clean-Up, Marquette’s largest day of service. Approximately 1,800 individuals will volunteer at 59 agencies throughout the city on Saturday, April 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westowne Square, adjacent to the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Harvard professor Smith to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will present “Semicommons in Fluid Resources” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Thursday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. In his lecture, Smith will explore the legal concept of the “semicommons” – […]

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ESPN “SportsCenter” host to speak at Marquette University

News release, April 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Linda Cohn, ESPN “SportsCenter” host and commentator, and author of Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking into the Boys’ Club, will be the keynote speaker the Axthelm Memorial Lecture Wednesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Cohn will present “No-Holds Barred: Breaking into Sports Broadcasting.” […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present first Marquette Law School Poll of 2015

News release, April 8, 2015

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,” Thursday, April 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will take a look inside the numbers […]

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Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois to visit Marquette

News release, April 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois will discuss his efforts to document long-hidden Nazi atrocities in his lecture, “Holocaust by Bullets,” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Father Desbois is a Catholic priest in France and the president of Yahad-In Unum, a Paris-based organization […]

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ACLU voting rights advocate goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, April 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dale Ho, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Ho supervises the ACLU’s nationwide voting rights litigation efforts, which include […]

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Marquette Law School to host court martial appeal hearing

News release, April 1, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School will host oral arguments in a court martial appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Tuesday, April 14, at noon in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The oral arguments in United States v. Staff Sergeant Joshua K. Plant, USAF are open to the […]

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Wisconsin Senate leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling will be the featured guests of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Shilling and Fitzgerald will give their views on state budget deliberations, spending and […]

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NEWaukee president Damiani goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 27, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Angela Damiani, the president of NEWaukee, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. NEWaukee was founded in 2009, and in its early years focused on hosting social events for young professionals. […]

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Marquette Law Professor Secunda earns prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, March 25, 2015

Marquette University Law School Professor Paul M. Secunda has earned a Senior Fulbright Scholar Award, and will spend the Fall 2015 semester in Australia teaching and doing research focused on the country’s national pension program. Secunda, a professor of law and director of the Law School’s labor and employment law program, will become a senior […]

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Marquette receives $200,000 federal grant to study drinking water treatment

News release, March 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A group of professors in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University has received a $199,679 grant from the National Science Foundation to study drinking water treatment. The research will be done in Marquette’s Water Quality Center, housed in the college’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and be led by […]

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