News Releases

Marquette biologist earns $900,000 grant to advance studies on climate-driven changes in tropical forests

News release, June 30, 2016

Accelerated vine growth linked to climate change, professor found MILWAUKEE — Dr. Stefan Schnitzer, Mellon Distinguished Professor of Biology in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, was recently awarded a four-year, $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for continued studies into determining the drivers of ongoing large-scale changes in tropical forests, which […]

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Marquette accounting professor awarded university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Cindy Gruber, instructor in accounting, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gruber joined Marquette University in 2000 and since then has been dedicated to building relationships with students based on mutual respect, trust and genuine concern. She teaches financial and managerial accounting, as well as income tax […]

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Marquette names new dean of admissions

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Brian Troyer, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, has been named Marquette University’s next dean of undergraduate admissions, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Troyer will begin in his new role Aug. 1. “Mr. Troyer brings great energy to a role that will help drive Marquette’s ambitious and important […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE —Dr. Paul Gasser, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gasser began at Marquette in 2007 with one goal already in mind, to awaken a curiosity and excitement in his students, particularly those in his undergraduate biochemistry courses. […]

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Marquette mathematics, statistics and computer science professor receives university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Dennis Brylow, associate professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Since 2005, when Brylow first began teaching in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, he has taught courses across the undergraduate curriculum, with an emphasis on team projects […]

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Marquette, UC–San Francisco study shows poor reporting on mental health interventions for LGBT community

News release, June 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — A Marquette University professor and a co-investigator at the University of California–San Francisco have published a study that shows researchers are not reporting sexual orientation and transgender identities in psychotherapy outcome studies for anxiety and depression. The authors say this poses significant challenges for determining whether or not these treatments work for LGBT […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading; majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

News release, June 15, 2016

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 Hillary Clinton with 42 percent and Donald Trump with 35 percent support among Wisconsin registered voters in a presidential race matchup. Seventeen percent say they will vote for neither candidate. In the […]

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Marquette studies show disconnect regarding technology use in college classrooms

News release, June 8, 2016

Communication professor Shuter says students, instructors are ‘miles apart’ despite benefits of in-class laptop, smartphone use MILWAUKEE — Two separate studies by Dr. Robert Shuter, professor emeritus of communication studies at Marquette University, and collaborator Dr. Pauline Cheong of Arizona State University, show that most American university faculty believe that smartphones, laptops and other digital […]

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

News release, June 7, 2016

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, June 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With the primary season over, are the parties uniting behind […]

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Future Milwaukee accepting applications for 2016–17 class

News release, June 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The Future Milwaukee community leadership program, offered through Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Participants meet twice per month on Monday evenings from mid-September 2016 through mid-May 2017 and receive a certificate of completion upon graduation. Program participants examine their personal strengths and […]

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Marquette names Dr. Xavier A. Cole as next vice president for student affairs

News release, June 6, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Xavier A. Cole, vice president for student affairs at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, has been named Marquette University’s next vice president for student affairs, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Cole will begin in his new role on July 1. “Dr. Cole has devoted more than 20 years to serving students and […]

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Noted Marquette real estate professor earns two prominent national appointments

News release, June 1, 2016

Dr. Mark Eppli elected president of Real Estate Research Institute, named a NAIOP Distinguished Fellow MILWAUKEE — Dr. Mark Eppli, professor of finance and Robert B. Bell Chair in Real Estate, has been elected president of the Real Estate Research Institute, a national nonprofit organization that funds top-tier research on real estate investment performance and […]

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Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

News release, May 31, 2016

Marquette University’s Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Embracing Change from the Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services.” The forum will be held Monday, July 25, in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The daylong event will […]

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Sensenbrenner, Mukasey, Flynn among guests for Law School conference on post-9/11 national security and individual liberty issues

News release, May 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE — U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Milwaukee Chief of Police Ed Flynn are among the featured guests for an upcoming conference, “National Security, Individual Liberty, and You,” on Thursday, June 2, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]

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Marquette, Rexnord to launch ‘Bridge to Business’ program for young engineers

News release, May 23, 2016

Effort propelled by $1 million corporate gift from Rexnord MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering and College of Business Administration have joined Milwaukee-based manufacturer Rexnord to develop an immersive, four-week experience to give early career engineers business fundamentals. The new program, Bridge to Business for Engineers, is being launched through a $1 million […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 22

News release, May 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 135th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony, which will also be recorded for on-demand viewing. Dr. Judith Mayotte, alumna, will be the 2016 […]

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Marquette will seek Hispanic-serving institution designation

News release, May 16, 2016

University aims to more than double Hispanic student enrollment MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Provost Daniel Myers today announced an ambitious plan to increase the school’s Hispanic student enrollment by more than 15 percentage points over the next 10 years. The move will position the Catholic, Jesuit university to be designated a Hispanic-serving institution. To be […]

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Marquette University announces 2016–17 theatre season

News release, May 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2016–17 season will be the 42nd in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Five selected plays around the theme “Worlds Collide” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Whether they are this world and the spirit world, Beirut and the U.S., the distant past and the hopeful future, […]

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State representative Kooyenga, teachers’ union president Schroeder to discuss the future of education in Milwaukee

News release, May 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin State Rep. Dale Kooyenga and Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association President Kim Schroeder will be the featured guests in an event, “The Future of Education in Milwaukee: One Conversation, Two Points of View,” Tuesday, May 17, 12:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The two guests will […]

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Marquette University offers master’s in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths

News release, May 9, 2016

Pleasant Prairie will be location for new nursing simulation lab MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University will offer a unique program for professionals with non-nursing degrees to earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The expansion of Marquette’s Master of Science in Nursing Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program (DE […]

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