News Releases

Marquette University begins Doctor of Nursing Practice with nurse anesthesia specialization

News release, August 17, 2018

Marquette is the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer the degree MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University College of Nursing this month will become the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to provide a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a specialization in nurse anesthesia. Graduates of the program can take the national certification […]

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Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., named acting vice president for mission and ministry

News release, August 16, 2018

Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell has named Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., acting vice president for mission and ministry, a role he will assume on Aug. 30th. Father Zagone, who has been at Marquette for 20 years, has most recently served as assistant to the vice president for university advancement, a position he assumed in […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on candidates and issues

News release, August 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new statewide poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Coming on the heels of the statewide partisan […]

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Marquette University experts available for primary elections coverage

News release, August 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will have experts available for media interviews during the primary elections next week. Please feel free to contact any of the experts below directly. Otherwise, Joe DiGiovanni in the Office of Marketing and Communication is happy to help identify the most suitable expert. Joe is available at joseph.digiovanni@marquette.edu or at (414) […]

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Marquette researcher receives $1.5 million NIH grant to study congenital cardiovascular disease

News release, August 10, 2018

Dr. John LaDisa will develop criteria for surgery and long-term treatment of patients with coarctation of the aorta MILWAUKEE —Dr. John LaDisa, Lafferty Professor in Engineering and associate professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $1.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to define vascular changes that occur in patients with coarctation […]

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‘White Privilege’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, August 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present White Privilege at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Aug. 31–Sept. 2.   Marquette Theatre student Malaina Moore invites audiences of any and every race to join the nationwide conversation and consider how interactions with students, teachers, parents, friends, and even strangers are influenced by race and how the color of one’s skin can lead to a […]

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Marquette researcher receives NIH grant to study the use of prenatal probiotics

News release, August 6, 2018

MILWAUKEE – The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Child Health and Disease, has awarded $426,248 to Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor and director of the Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program. The grant, titled “The efficacy of an oral probiotic to reduce group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization,” is Hanson’s first from […]

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Marquette biologist receives $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to study cell biology research

News release, August 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Rosemary A. Stuart, a Marquette University professor of biological sciences, has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for cell biology research, studying the function and regulation of mitochondrial ribosomes. Mitochondria are commonly referred to as the “powerhouse” of the cell because they produce the energy carrying molecule ATP through a process […]

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Marquette University announces 2018–19 theatre season

News release, July 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2018–19 season will be the 44th in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Six selected plays around the theme “Reflections” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Shows include: “White Privilege,” “Little Women The Musical,” “Clybourne Park,” “Dooby Dooby Moo,” “Image of an Unknown Young Woman” and “The […]

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Marquette University acquires score to ‘The Lord of the Rings’

News release, July 26, 2018

Symphony from composer Johan De Meij bears the name of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that inspired it MILWAUKEE – The score to “The Lord of the Rings,” an award-winning symphony bearing the name of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that inspired it, has been added to Marquette University’s extensive archival collections on the famed English author. […]

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Marquette University and Georgetown University announce visiting professor partnership

News release, July 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University and Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., have announced that Lisa Grabert, MPH, will serve as a visiting professor and health policy researcher at Marquette and as a research professor at Georgetown. Grabert’s appointment is funded by the Institute for Critical Care, a 501(c)(3) that supports health policy research. Grabert has most recently […]

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Marquette supply chain management program ranked in top 20 nationally

News release, July 12, 2018

Industry leader Gartner Inc. rates program 16th best overall MILWAUKEE — Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the world’s leading research and advisory company, in its latest undergraduate program rankings has named Marquette University’s supply chain management program No. 16 nationally, up from 23rd three years ago. Marquette’s program also ranked No. 3 for program scope and […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present results of new poll of Wisconsin voters

News release, July 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, July 18, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With less than a month until primary election day, […]

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Marquette University statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court decision

News release, July 6, 2018

At Marquette University, we are proud that we have taken a stand for our students, our values and our Catholic, Jesuit mission. Marquette will comply with the terms of this decision, and it does not change the university’s commitment to the safety and well-being of our students. This is inherent in our mission as a […]

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Future Milwaukee accepting applications for 2018–19 class

News release, June 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The Future Milwaukee community leadership program, offered through Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and the Center of Urban Research, Teaching, and Outreach, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Participants meet twice per month on Monday evenings from mid-September 2018 through mid-May 2019 and receive a certificate of completion upon graduation. […]

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Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Invest Nearly $40 Million to Create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

News release, June 21, 2018

The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute will advance data science and technology learning to strengthen future talent in Milwaukee   MILWAUKEE – June 21, 2018 – Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest […]

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Marquette University has three student winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, June 20, 2018

Students will be placed in Belgium, Bulgaria and Columbia MILWAUKEE — Three Marquette University students were selected for 2018-19 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards and will spend several months working overseas through the prestigious program. The students selected were Aidan Flanagan, Health Sciences ’18; Kathryn Higgins, Health Sciences ’18; and Brett Yardley, Graduate School. Flanagan and […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters remain undecided, unfamiliar with candidates

News release, June 20, 2018

Walker, Baldwin hold modest advantages over challengers 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 one in three Wisconsin voters remains undecided on August primary candidates in each party. Among Democratic primary voters, 34 percent say that they don’t know […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present results of new poll of Wisconsin voters

News release, June 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, June 20, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Following the state party conventions and with just less […]

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Marquette University researcher receives $1.6 million NIH grant for spinal cord injury studies

News release, June 12, 2018

Grant will continue to fund Dr. Murray Blackmore’s next phase of study MILWAUKEE — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million R01 grant to Dr. Murray Blackmore, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. The grant is his second $1 million-plus grant from the organization […]

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