News Releases

**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette’s Dance Marathon will be held March 25

News release, March 23, 2017

This year’s Marquette Dance Marathon will take place Saturday, March 25, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Al McGuire Center. Dance Marathon is a student-run organization that raises funds the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The cost is $25 per dancer. Last year the group raised more than $52,000. This year’s goal is $75,000. Media […]

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Marquette to unveil new innovation space on campus

News release, March 23, 2017

707 Hub will foster student innovation and entrepreneurship MILWAUKEE – Marquette will celebrate the grand opening of the 707 Hub, a new collaborative innovation space powered by the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative, on Monday, March 27, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The 707 Hub is located on the first floor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

News release, March 22, 2017

Voters react to health care changes, Russia, immigration, state issues 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 that President Donald Trump receives a 41 percent approval rating among registered voters in Wisconsin, while 47 percent disapprove and 11 percent say they […]

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Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction candidates to debate at Marquette

News release, March 21, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette’s Law School and College of Education will host a debate between the candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction on Tuesday, March 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. On April 4, Wisconsin voters will select the state superintendent of public instruction for the next four […]

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Human rights law expert, Holocaust survivor Buergenthal goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law

News release, March 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Thomas Buergenthal, a leading authority on international and human rights law and one of the younger survivors of the Holocaust, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, March 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. This […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, March 13, 2017

  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, March 22, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Two months into Donald Trump’s presidency, how are Wisconsin […]

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Marquette to host ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ conference in April

News release, March 6, 2017

Cult classic TV series celebrates 20th anniversary this month MILWAUKEE – A daylong conference on the cult classic television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer will feature speakers from the United States and Canada on April 1 at Marquette University. The event is being organized by two Marquette professors: James South, an associate professor of philosophy, and […]

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Marquette launching revised MBA program to better meet market demands

News release, March 1, 2017

Fewer required credit hours shorten time to degree MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Graduate School of Management will roll out a revised version of its part-time MBA program this fall, Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Brian Till announced. The measure, which will integrate components of the current curriculum to cut the number of credit hours […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette hosting its first-ever BIG EAST women’s basketball tournament

News release, February 28, 2017

What: At 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, Marquette women’s basketball coach Carolyn Kieger and student-athlete Natisha Hiedeman will be available for interviews at the Al McGuire Center (770 N. 12th St.) to preview the 2017 BIG EAST women’s basketball tournament. Marquette is hosting this year’s tournament, which begins at the Al McGuire Center on […]

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MPS Superintendent Driver goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, February 28, 2017

  MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Darienne Driver will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, March 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Since becoming MPS Superintendent in 2014, Driver has earned positive reviews from community […]

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Wisconsin Chief Justice Roggensack to present Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, February 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack will present “Tough Talk and the Institutional Legitimacy of Our Courts” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture on Tuesday, March 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. In her lecture, Chief Justice Roggensack will invite the legal and broader community to […]

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Marquette’s engineering dean receives honors from Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network and STEM Forward

News release, February 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Kristina Ropella, Opus dean of Engineering, has received a pair of honors. Ropella has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Dean Award from The Kern Family Foundation, and has been named 2016 Engineer of the Year by STEM Forward. The Foundation award was presented at the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) National Conference […]

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Catholic friar who advocates for migrants to kick off Marquette Democracy Project spring series

News release, February 24, 2017

MILWAUKEE – A Catholic friar from Mexico who advocates for migrants will speak at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Room 163 of the Alumni Memorial Union at Marquette University. It is the initial event of four spring forums sponsored by the Marquette Democracy Project. Friar Tomás González Castillo, founder and director of La […]

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Author Nichols goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss growing skepticism of established knowledge

News release, February 24, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Author Tom Nichols will discuss his book, “The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters” in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Nichols, a Naval War College […]

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Marquette to expand residence hall project

News release, February 23, 2017

Two additional floors will add 140 beds to facility’s west tower MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s new residence hall project will be expanded to accommodate 140 additional beds, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. A two-story addition to the facility’s west tower, which was approved by the Board of Trustees at its February meeting, will bring […]

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New trustees elected to Marquette board

News release, February 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its Feb. 22 meeting. The new trustees are Vincent Lyles, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; Christopher Swift, chairman and CEO of The Hartford; and Joseph Walicki, vice president and president of Johnson Controls Power Solutions. Marquette trustees […]

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Kleefisch, Nygren go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss opioid abuse

News release, February 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and State Rep. John Nygren will discuss opioid abuse in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Kleefisch and Nygren, both Republicans, are co-chairs of the Governor’s Task […]

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CNBC TV star Lemonis to launch new giving challenge with Marquette

News release, February 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University and alumnus Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit and The Partner, are teaming up to launch a new $3 million dollar giving challenge. Beginning on Friday, Feb. 17, in conjunction with the National Marquette Day pep rally, the challenge will run for two months. Lemonis will donate up to $1.5 million […]

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Marquette researchers find NFL rule decreases concussions, increases lower-body injuries

News release, February 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University economics professors in a study forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics have found that the National Football League’s “Crown of the Helmet Rule” (CHR) reduces the probability of a concussion occurring among players by 32 percent. However, the study by associate professors of economics Dr. Andrew Hanson and Dr. […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** National Marquette Day kick-off event is Friday at 6 p.m.

News release, February 16, 2017

What: On Friday evening, Marquette will kick-off National Marquette Day with President Michael R. Lovell and Head Basketball Coaches Steve Wojciechowski and Carolyn Kieger with a pep rally and fireworks event. The rally will include mac ‘n’ cheese, a s’mores roast, hot chocolate and more. On National Marquette Day, Saturday, Feb. 18, alumni will gather […]

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