News Releases

Marquette University statement on James Foley

News release, August 19, 2014

The Marquette community is deeply saddened by the death of alumnus and freelance journalist, James Foley, Arts ’96. We extend our heartfelt prayers and wishes for healing to James’ family and friends during this very difficult time. James, who majored in history at Marquette, had a heart for social justice and used his immense talents […]

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

News release, August 19, 2014

MILWAUKEE – 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, Aug. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fifth Marquette […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette to break ground for new Jesuit Residence

News release, August 12, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Friday, Aug. 15, will break ground for a new home for its community of Jesuit priests. The ceremony, which will begin at 10:30 a.m., will be held at the 1400 block of West Wells Street between Schroeder Hall and the Alumni Memorial Union. A short program will take place, including […]

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Marquette business professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, August 11, 2014

Dr. Terence Ow, associate professor of management at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J. Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Ow is known to be one of the most approachable and most challenging professors in his department. A former student said, “There was never an ‘easy’ day in […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 7, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, assistant professor of computational chemistry at Marquette University, has been awarded the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award, which provides a one-semester sabbatical to foster faculty research. With the award, Timerghazin and his team will continue their research using computational chemistry to investigate biological reactions of organic compounds called S-Nitrosothiols. This […]

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Marquette to give Rep. John Lewis honorary degree

News release, August 4, 2014

Freshman class to read Lewis’ ‘March: Book One’ MILWAUKEE – Civil rights leader and Georgia Congressman John Lewis will help welcome the Marquette University class of 2018 at New Student Convocation Wednesday, Aug. 20. Before providing the keynote address at the event, Lewis will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, in recognition of his […]

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President Lovell named co-chair of Innovation in Milwaukee

News release, July 31, 2014

Academic representation key to leadership team in supporting innovation, collaboration MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell was named co-chair of Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE), an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) focused on supporting a local entrepreneurial environment. Dr. Lovell joins MiKE co-chairs Todd Teske, CEO of Briggs & Stratton, and Jonas […]

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Marquette history professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 30, 2014

Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history at Marquette University, has been named the 2014-15 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Matthew will spend her yearlong sabbatical conducting research in Guatemala and Mexico for her next book, Circulations: […]

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Marquette professor inducted into prestigious nursing academy

News release, July 29, 2014

Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently named to the American Academy of Nursing Fellows. Frenn is one of 168 nurse leaders who were selected to join the Academy’s Class of 2014 based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work toward improving the health of the nation. Fellowship in […]

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Marquette College of Communication students contribute to investigative journalism focusing on environmental threats to the Great Lakes

News release, July 28, 2014

Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication have teamed with a reporter from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to produce reporting that includes a four-day series this week focusing on threats to the Great Lakes. Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Egan’s “A Watershed Moment: Great Lakes at a Crossroads” seeks to […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke tied in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, July 23, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/ A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that the Wisconsin governor’s race remains a dead heat, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 45 percent support. Eight percent […]

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Marquette receives $792,000 research grant to enhance teaching and learning for primary math teachers

News release, July 21, 2014

Prestigious National Science Foundation award honors junior faculty teacher-scholar Dr. Marta Magiera, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $792,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The award will support her research on effective ways […]

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Marquette history professor receives 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 17, 2014

Dr. Peter Staudenmaier, assistant professor of history at Marquette University, was recently named one of the 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Staudenmaier studies ethnic and environmental regeneration and connections between nation and nature. He hopes his work helps others recognize that having a better understanding of the choices that environmentally oriented groups and […]

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Marquette English professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, July 16, 2014

Dr. John Su, professor of English and director of the Core of Common Studies at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Su is known to be one of the most popular and most challenging professors in his department. Colleagues and former students […]

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Engineering dean Bishop to leave Marquette; Ropella will serve as interim

News release, July 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Robert Bishop, Opus Dean of the College of Engineering, has resigned from his position at Marquette and will become dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Engineering. Dr. Kristina Ropella, executive associate dean, will serve as interim dean, effective July 15, 2014. Ropella earned her bachelor of science degree in […]

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Two new $1 million gifts propel Marquette to break ground on new Jesuit Residence

News release, July 14, 2014

Celebratory groundbreaking to take place Aug. 15  Note: A photo of Bernice Shanke Greiveldinger and a new high-resolution architectural rendering are available, upon request. Marquette University has received two new $1 million gifts, which marks the completion of a nine-month, $15 million fundraising effort to build a new 40,000 square-foot on-campus residence for its community […]

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 11, 2014

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguenova, associate professor of Spanish in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Pamela Hill Nettleton, assistant professor of journalism in the Diederich College of Communication, have been named the recipients of Marquette’s 2014 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Afinoguenova and Nettleton will collaborate on a multi-disciplinary, cross-college teaching initiative […]

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

News release, July 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, July 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fourth Marquette Law School […]

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Marquette physical therapy professor honored with Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 9, 2014

Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, assistant professor of physical therapy in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, was recently named a recipient of the university’s 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award. The award provides funding toward research and a one-semester sabbatical. Hyngstrom plans to use her sabbatical to apply for a National Institutes of Health grant to […]

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Marquette history professor honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 27, 2014

Dr. Daniel Meissner, associate professor of history in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner became the twelfth member of the History Department since 1965 to receive the Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner is an expert on […]

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