News Releases

Kimberly-Clark chairman to keynote Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 12, 2014

Falk will address ‘The Sustainable Enterprise’ at Oct. 1 luncheon MILWAUKEE – Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Falk’s presentation, […]

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Marquette researchers receive $1.85 million grant for neuroscience study

News release, September 11, 2014

Research will examine novel mechanism contributing to addiction A group of neuroscientists in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University has been awarded a $1.85 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine a novel neurotransmitter clearance mechanism that may hold a key to understanding the link between stress and drug addiction, as well […]

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Marquette, Brady Corp. present 2014 Good Money Challenge

News release, September 10, 2014

Social innovation contest will award $25,000 in seed money MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Social Innovation Initiative, in partnership with Brady Corporation, is accepting applications for the 2014 Good Money Challenge, which will award $25,000 in seed money to enterprises or ideas with the potential to change the community. Formerly known as the Midwest Social Innovation […]

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

News release, September 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, Sept. 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will present a live look inside the numbers of the sixth […]

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Marquette names Bill Scholl new Athletic Director

News release, September 9, 2014

News conference to take place today at 2 p.m., Alumni Memorial Union – Room 227 MILWAUKEE – Bill Scholl, director of intercollegiate athletics at Ball State University, will serve as Marquette University’s next vice president and director of athletics, President Michael R. Lovell announced. Scholl has more than two decades of athletics administration experience and […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

News release, September 8, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama Our Town will be presented by Marquette Theatre. Set in the small New England town of Grover’s Corners in 1901, Our Town returns to the Helfaer stage after 25 years. The story of Emily and George is both charming and heartbreaking while discovering the profound greatness in life’s […]

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Marquette University to inaugurate 24th president Sept. 19

News release, September 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will officially welcome its 24th president, Dr. Michael R. Lovell, during an Inaugural Mass and Inauguration Ceremony on Sept. 18-19. President Lovell is a distinguished educator, scholar and researcher who holds three academic degrees in mechanical engineering, including a doctorate, from the University of Pittsburgh. The university’s first lay leader, President Lovell […]

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Holocaust scholar Berenbaum goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, September 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the American Jewish University’s Sigi Ziering Institute, will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. One of the world’s leading authorities on the Holocaust, Berenbaum has written […]

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Internationally known experts to re-examine First World War

News release, September 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Marquette’s History Department will host a series of public lectures to re-examine the war. The centerpiece consists of four public lectures by internationally known experts on the war. A complete list of events can be found online. The lectures […]

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Marquette University names College of Engineering in honor of alumnus

News release, September 2, 2014

Opus College of Engineering name recognizes contributions of Gerald Rauenhorst Marquette University announced it is naming its engineering college the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with […]

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New university president Lovell goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, August 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Lovell is Marquette’s 24th president and the institution’s first lay president. Formerly the chancellor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke remain inside margin of error in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, August 27, 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 receiving the support of 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. Another 5.5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Marquette University announces 2014-15 theatre season

News release, August 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s 2014-15 season will be the 40th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. In honor of this milestone, productions have been chosen to reflect on what it means to be “home.” Shows include: Our Town, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama; In the Red and […]

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Real Estate Strategies Conference looks to the future of the region

News release, August 25, 2014

Highlights include Northwestern Mutual tower, Kenosha development projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 11, will host its third annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Managing the Horizon,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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Higher Education Leaders in Greater Milwaukee Help Region Aim Higher

News release, August 22, 2014

Presidents and senior academic leaders from across the region meet at Marquette to foster collaboration around student innovation and entrepreneurship The theme of the day was that the colleges and universities of Southeast Wisconsin can accomplish great things when they come together and collaborate. And come together they did in Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union yesterday […]

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Remembering alumnus and journalist James Foley

News release, August 19, 2014

Prayer vigil for James Foley, Aug. 26, 2014 Marquette University on Aug. 26, 2014, celebrated the life of alumnus James Foley with a prayer vigil in the Church of the Gesu on campus. Nearly 1,000 people, including many of Jim’s closest friends, filled the church to honor and remember Jim. A video of the vigil […]

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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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