News Releases

Marquette experts available to discuss canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII

News release, April 24, 2014

With the canonization this weekend of two giants of the Catholic Church – Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, Marquette University professors and experts who are extremely knowledgeable about the Vatican and the history of the papacy are available for comment. Papacy and religious history experts available The below Marquette experts are taking […]

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Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists for O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 24, 2014

Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication today announced the next three journalists who will take part in The Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism during the 2014-15 academic year. The new O’Brien Fellows are Brandon Loomis of The Arizona Republic, Raquel Rutledge of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and […]

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Marquette team wins $53,000 at international business plan competition

News release, April 23, 2014

Student start-up focalCast earns Trailblazer Prize at Rice Business Plan Competition MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, won the $50,000 Trailblazer Capital Start-up Entrepreneur Investment Prize and the $3,000 Gimmal Group Outstanding IT Prize at the Rice Business […]

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Marquette celebrates 25th anniversary of Hunger Clean-up

News release, April 22, 2014

University’s largest day of service brings together 1,800 volunteers 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 48 agencies throughout the city on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westowne Square, adjacent to the Alumni Memorial […]

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Marquette real estate students win regional case competition

News release, April 21, 2014

Team bests five other schools in NAIOP University Challenge MILWAUKEE – A team of Marquette University real estate students from the College of Business Administration took first-place honors at the NAIOP Minnesota University Challenge regional case competition earlier this month. The students bested teams from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Minnesota, St. Cloud […]

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Spinal cord injury is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, April 17, 2014

A panel of experts in biomedical sciences and physical therapy from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Spinal Cord Injury – Improved Outcomes Through Research.” The free forum is Tuesday, April 29, at 8:00 a.m. in the third-floor Monaghan Ballroom in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]

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Sen. Tammy Baldwin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, April 16, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A Democrat from Madison, Baldwin is the first woman from Wisconsin to serve in the U.S. Senate and the […]

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Music mogul, urban renewal advocate Kenneth Gamble goes “On the Issues” to discuss community revitalization efforts

News release, April 15, 2014

Universal Companies Chairman Kenneth Gamble will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 22, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Gamble is a legendary songwriter and producer who partnered with Leon Huff to create the “Philly soul” sound. […]

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‘Sports Illustrated’ staff writer to speak at Marquette

News release, April 14, 2014

Seth Davis, Sports Illustrated and college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication 2014 Axthelm Lecture on Tuesday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Davis will present, “Relationships Between Coaches and Players: Will There […]

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Former National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones goes “On the Issues” to discuss Keystone XL Pipeline, U.S. energy policy

News release, April 14, 2014

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, April 21, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Jones, the National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama in 2009-10, also served as the […]

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26

News release, April 11, 2014

Marquette University will honor 59 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumna of the Year Rhona E. Vogel, Bus Ad ’76, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send […]

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Future Milwaukee accepting applications for 2014-15 class

News release, April 10, 2014

The Future Milwaukee Community Leadership Program, offered through Marquette University’s College of Professional Studies, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Participants will meet two times each month on Monday evenings from September 2014 through May 2015. Applications are available online; the deadline to apply is Monday, June 30. Students applying for scholarship aid […]

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Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the persistence of American racial inequality

News release, April 8, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three 2014 Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Imani Perry, professor at Princeton University’s Center for African-American Studies and faculty associate in Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs, will give a lecture titled, “Scales Unbalanced: The Persistence of American Racial Inequality,” Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 […]

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Marquette communication dean honored with Scripps Administrator of the Year Award

News release, April 8, 2014

Dr. Lori Bergen, dean of Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication, has been honored with the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Journalism and Mass Communication Administrator of the Year Award. Established in 1953, the foundation’s national journalism competition honors the best annual work in the communications industry and in journalism education. “Lori has demonstrated a remarkable ability […]

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Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke goes “On the Issues”

News release, April 3, 2014

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A lifelong Milwaukee resident who has spent more than 35 years in law enforcement, Clarke began his […]

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Marquette receives $2.6 million grant to fund research on virtue

News release, April 3, 2014

Philosophy professor is recipient of largest humanities grant in university history Dr. Nancy E. Snow, professor of philosophy in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $2.6 million grant that will fund interdisciplinary research on virtue, character and the development of the moral self. The three-year grant was awarded […]

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‘Hamlet’ to be performed at Marquette University

News release, April 2, 2014

Marquette University Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Hamlet, a story of ambition, madness, death and darkness. Performances will run: Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, through Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at 2:30 p.m. Maureen Kilmurry, […]

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Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 2, 2014

Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Wednesday, April 16, at 12:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Seating is limited; registration is available online. O’Malley was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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Marquette team a finalist at international business plan competition

News release, April 1, 2014

Student start-up FocalCast lets users present PowerPoints from smartphones MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, has been named a finalist in the Rice Business Plan Competition, which is billed as “the world’s richest and largest business plan competition.” […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds lead over challenger Mary Burke in new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, March 26, 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 leading Democratic candidate Mary Burke, 48 to 41 percent, in the run-up to Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election this November. Walker held a 47 to 41 percent advantage in the most recent […]

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