News Releases

Marquette mathematics, statistics and computer science professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Mehdi Maadooliat, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Maadooliat plans to use his sabbatical to embark on a new area of study and will travel to […]

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Marquette and Archdiocese to honor Mother Teresa with Mass; MU hosting archives exhibit for canonization into sainthood

News release, August 26, 2016

Mother Teresa came to Marquette in 1981 for university’s highest honor MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will honor Mother Teresa with a Mass on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at noon on Marquette’s campus. The Mass will take place near a Mother Teresa statue outside of Schroeder Complex (561 N. 15th Street), just north of Clybourn Street. Rev. […]

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Statement from Marquette University on the death of former student Matthew Thompson

News release, August 25, 2016

The Marquette community offers prayers and our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our former student Matthew Thompson, who died in Afghanistan this week. Matthew attended Marquette from Fall 2006 to Spring 2008 and was a student in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. He went on to complete his education at […]

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

News release, August 23, 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, August 31, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the presidential and U.S. Senate races stand as […]

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Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Gerry Canavan, assistant professor of English, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Canavan explores connections between our world and the world of science fiction, specifically in the context of ecology and the environment. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Canavan […]

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Marquette welcomes class of 2020

News release, August 19, 2016

On Wednesday, Aug. 24, more than 2,000 freshmen from 41 states, 22 countries and two U.S. territories will call Milwaukee home when they move into residence halls on the Marquette University campus. A surge in student demand has led to one of the largest and most diverse populations of incoming freshman ever, with 23 percent […]

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Marquette philosophy professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Corinne Bloch-Mullins, assistant professor of philosophy, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Bloch-Mullins focuses on the study of concepts, which she explains as “the mental categories with which we classify the world.” Currently she is seeking to develop an empirically informed theory of concepts and […]

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, August 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Susan Mountin, director of Manresa for Faculty; Connie Peterson, artistic assistant professor of digital media and performing arts; Lynne Shumow, curator of Education and Community Outreach; Catey Ott Thompson, adjunct instructor in digital media and performing arts of communication; and Dr. Sara Wadsworth, associate professor of English and director of undergraduate studies, […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Blackmore manages a lab that includes a number of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, as well as four undergraduate researchers. He is currently working on systematically […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton widening lead over Trump in Wisconsin

News release, August 10, 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 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with support from 46 percent of Wisconsin registered voters and Republican candidate Donald Trump with support from 36 percent in a head-to-head presidential matchup. Sixteen percent say they […]

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New Marquette study shows benefits of ‘flipped classroom’

News release, August 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – A classroom centered around students — and not the professor —may help first-year chemistry students who otherwise would achieve lower grades, according to studies from Marquette University researchers. Dr. Scott Reid, professor and chair of chemistry at Marquette, found that the number of students who received grades of D, F or who withdrew […]

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Marquette to host DiverseCity basketball camp

News release, August 4, 2016

Camp aims to promote understanding among youth from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host the DiverseCity basketball camp Aug. 8-12 to promote understanding and inclusion among youth from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 4-9 and will be held at Helfaer Recreation […]

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AUDIO: Law professor Michael O’Hear on President Obama’s prison sentence commutations

News release, August 3, 2016

Listen to Marquette University Professor of Law Michael O’Hear discuss President Obama’s decision to commute the sentences of 214 federal inmates, and how it fits in with his research on the social effects of early prison release programs. Members of the media are free to use this audio in their reporting, as long as they credit […]

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

News release, August 2, 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, August 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With the party conventions over, how do Wisconsin voters view […]

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Experts available: 2016 Summer Olympics

News release, August 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Brazil is welcoming elite athletes around the world for the Summer Olympics beginning this week. Marquette University has a wide variety of experts available to provide perspective in Olympics-related news coverage. Members of the media may contact our experts directly or contact Chris Jenkins in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Athletes’ Perspective […]

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Marquette names Father Tom Krettek as next vice president for mission and ministry

News release, July 28, 2016

University also promotes Lora Strigens to vice president for planning and strategy MILWAUKEE — Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today made two key executive personnel announcements, decisions he said are vital to moving the university forward and executing its strategic plan. Rev. Gerald Thomas (Tom) Krettek, S.J., director of the Master of Arts in […]

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Marquette biomedical engineering professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Sabbatical Award. Gilat-Schmidt has been at Marquette since 2006 and has spent her career researching and improving imaging technologies, specifically computed tomography. This award will allow Gilat-Schmidt to spend one academic year as a visiting researcher in […]

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Marquette Spanish professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities

News release, July 21, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova, professor of Spanish, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in the humanities. The award, which includes $20,000 annually for three years, will allow Afinoguénova to build a “time cube”: a three-dimensional visualization combining the texts and the itineraries of more than 100 travelers along 19th-century Spanish […]

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Marquette one of five universities in nation selected for the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award

News release, July 21, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has been selected to receive the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award for the Near West Side Partners initiative and several other partnerships that address issues of public concern. Marquette is just one of five universities and colleges nationwide to receive the honor among more than 100 nominations. The award is […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences Receives $1 Million Gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein

News release, July 15, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein, both alumni of Marquette University. The gift will be used to establish the Dennis and Barbara Klein Health Sciences Innovation Fund. The fund will support scientists in the College of Health Sciences […]

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