News Releases

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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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to preview midterm election season

News release, June 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide an overview of statewide and national midterm elections in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, June 14, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. If the November elections are a referendum on Donald Trump’s […]

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Photo/video opportunities: Marquette Commencement is May 20

News release, May 17, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s 137th Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 20, 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 Commencement ceremony. Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan, a wife-husband team who have collaborated on a wide variety of comedy […]

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Statement from the Marquette University Police Department – May 8, 2018

News release, May 8, 2018

The Marquette University Police Department is releasing photos and video footage to help identify two suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at 14th and State St. early Tuesday morning. Our investigation into this matter continues. If you have any information about this incident, call MUPD at (414) 288-6800. The Milwaukee Police Department […]

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New York Times investigative reporter Twohey goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, May 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE —New York Times investigative reporter Megan Twohey will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, May 11, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Twohey is credited with helping ignite the global #MeToo movement and sparking a national dialogue about […]

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Marquette University to offer specialized resources to students with autism

News release, May 2, 2018

‘On Your Marq’ program to provide support with independent living, organization and friendship skills MILWAUKEE – Marquette University announced today it would offer students with autism specialized academic help and support with a new program to assist with independent living, organization and friendship skills. The first eight to 10 students participating in the “On Your […]

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Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan to serve as Marquette’s spring Commencement speakers

News release, April 23, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan, a wife-husband team who have collaborated on a wide variety of comedy projects, will serve as Marquette University’s Commencement speakers on Sunday, May 20. As part of the university’s graduation ceremony, they each will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Jeannie is an alumna of Marquette, graduating […]

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Marquette sets groundbreaking date for new PA facility

News release, April 23, 2018

University releases additional renderings of 44,000-square-foot building WHEN Wednesday, May 9 | 11 a.m. WHERE Construction site: northwest corner of West Clybourn Street and North 17th Street WHO The following will be available for interviews: Dr. Bill Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences MaryJo Wiemiller, PA-C, M.S., clinical associate professor, program director and […]

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28

News release, April 23, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will honor its accomplished alumni and friends during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28, for their personal achievements and support of the university. The celebration honors the distinguished award recipients from every college and professional school, all of whom represent the true spirit and mission of Marquette. Short profiles of the […]

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CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 20, 2018

Note to media: Shortly before the lecture begins, Bill Raftery will be available for a group interview at 3:40 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms on Monday. MILWAUKEE — Bill Raftery, analyst for CBS Sports college basketball, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2018 Axthelm Lecture on Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. […]

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Marquette emphasizes employer rights in oral arguments to Wisconsin Supreme Court

News release, April 19, 2018

MADISON, Wis. – In oral arguments before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday, Marquette University emphasized private employers’ rights to maintain behavioral standards for employees. Marquette, a Catholic, Jesuit university, seeks to defend its right as a private employer to enforce an employment contract. Associate Professor John McAdams is suspended for his mistreatment of a former […]

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Five journalists to join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 19, 2018

The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication announced today that five journalists will join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism in August. The incoming fellows for the 2018–19 academic year are (click on the fellows’ names to view their work): Natasha Haverty, independent journalist, Boston Erin Jordan, investigative reporter, Cedar Rapids Gazette Ashley […]

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Marquette and Varian receive $2.5 million NIH grant for CT scan radiation study

News release, April 18, 2018

Researchers will develop tool to estimate CT radiation dosage to individual patients   MILWAUKEE —Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Dr. Josh Star-Lack, principal scientist of applied research at Varian, have received a $2,482,601 U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Computed Tomography radiation dosages in patients. Their research […]

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Alumni couple donates $2 million to grow mental health research and launch engineering student success center

News release, April 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette students and faculty now have heightened research and support resources thanks to the generosity of alumni Jim and Kelly McShane. The McShanes, both of whom graduated from Marquette in 1968, made two specific $1 million gifts focused on mental health research in the College of Health Sciences and on the development of […]

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California Supreme Court Justice Liu goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Justice Goodwin Liu, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Liu was appointed to the California Supreme Court in 2011. Before […]

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Marquette Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to host ‘Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century’

News release, April 9, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will host a half-day conference, “Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century,” on Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. The Law School and the Journal Sentinel have previously partnered to explore the “Chicago megacity”—the […]

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