News Releases

Engineering researcher finds chemical in soaps linked to antibiotic resistance

News release, February 4, 2016

Professor’s related study discovers technology to remove problematic agent from wastewater MILWAUKEE — In a study recently published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, Marquette University engineering professor Dr. Patrick McNamara, along with colleagues Dr. Daniel Zitomer, director of Marquette’s Water Quality Center, and Krassimira Hristova, assistant professor of biology, found that an antimicrobial […]

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Oxford historian highlights lecture series on Easter Rising in Ireland at Marquette University

News release, February 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Irish historian R.F. Foster of Oxford will discuss his recent book during a  series of public lectures at Marquette University to highlight the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland. Robert Fitzroy “Roy” Foster, who publishes as R.F. Foster, will discuss his latest book, Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland,” Monday, April […]

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Marquette researcher receives $800,000 grant to fund neuroscience study

News release, February 1, 2016

Study will examine the mechanisms of memory creation and brain function MILWAUKEE — Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund research on the mechanisms of memory creation and retention. “The ability to […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

News release, January 28, 2016

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race 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 tight races among Wisconsin voters for both parties’ presidential nominations. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton receives 45 percent to Bernie Sanders’ 43 percent, with […]

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Marquette Mission Week is Jan. 31 to Feb. 5

News release, January 28, 2016

Week to focus on environmental issues in light of Laudato Sí MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s annual Mission Week is Sunday, Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb. 5. Margaret Swedish will present the opening address, “What do we mean when we call the Earth ‘Sacred’?,” Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1442 W. […]

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Common Ground leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, January 25, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Common Ground Lead Organizer Keisha Krumm and Strategy Team Member Jennifer O’Hear will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Common Ground has been working on a range […]

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Marquette Law School to host Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidates in upcoming “On the Issues” events

News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will explore the 2016 Wisconsin U.S. Senate election by hosting incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson and his challenger, former Sen. Russ Feingold, in two upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” events at Eckstein Hall. Feingold will appear on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Johnson will appear on Friday, Feb. 5. […]

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Antihydrogen neutral as charged, Marquette researcher finds

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News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The charge of antihydrogen – the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen – is neutral, according to a paper published this week by a team of scientists that includes a research assistant professor of physics at Marquette University. Dr. Timothy Tharp and 38 other colleagues conducted research as part of the ALPHA Collaboration at the […]

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Marquette University to partner with Aurora Health Care on Athletic Performance Research Center

News release, January 20, 2016

Aurora announces $40 million capital investment in the project MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced in his second Presidential Address that the university will partner with Aurora Health Care in constructing its state-of-the-art Athletic Performance Research Center. The center will serve as a national destination for scientific research in human performance. […]

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

News release, January 19, 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,” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the two presidential nomination races stand in Wisconsin […]

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Law professor, author Cashin to present lecture on Martin Luther King’s ‘Trumpet of Conscience’ and current race relations

News release, January 12, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Georgetown University law professor Sheryll Cashin will present a lecture, “The Trumpet of Conscience: MLK’s 1967 Message on ‘The Impasse in Race Relations’ and How We Move Forward in the 21st Century,” at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 12:30 p.m. In 1967, more than 100 race riots erupted across […]

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Marquette names next dean of Diederich College of Communication

News release, January 7, 2016

Dr. Kimo Ah Yun is longtime faculty member, administrator at Sacramento State MILWAUKEE — Dr. Kimo Ah Yun, associate dean of the College of Arts and Letters and a professor of communication studies at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State), has been named the next dean of the Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University President […]

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Marquette Theatre to present ‘Ivy + Bean The Musical’

News release, January 7, 2016

Marquette Theatre will present Ivy + Bean The Musical at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. Niffer Clarke will direct Scott Elmegreen’s script, music, and lyrics based on The New York Times best-selling stories by Annie Barrows with illustrations by Sophie Blackall. Bean, the queen of Pancake Court, has the energy and knows the […]

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CNBC television star Lemonis partners with Marquette University to launch $1 Million Challenge

News release, December 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and alumnus Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit, are teaming up to launch a $1 million giving challenge on Jan. 5, 2016. The challenge will run through March 12, and Lemonis will donate up to $300,000 of his own funds. There is no minimum donation for individuals who contribute. The […]

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Marquette Theatre’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to be performed at festival

News release, December 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s fall production To Kill a Mockingbird has been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The performance will be held Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the Pabst Theater. It is not open to the public. A final dress rehearsal performance that is open to the public, will […]

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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

News release, December 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation have agreed to lead a top-level national initiative aimed at ensuring the continued global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. Focusing on water and manufacturing, the initiative will develop a sector study that includes evaluating the use and re-use of water, the energy-water nexus, identifying water-use related risk […]

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Marquette awarded $354,000 to fund 170 paid internships

News release, November 30, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has been awarded a three-year, $354,000 Career Ready Internship Grant to create 170 new paid and for-credit internships during the 2015-2018 academic years. The grant was funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for undergraduate students in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences with particular focus […]

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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

News release, November 20, 2015

Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation have agreed to lead a top-level national initiative aimed at ensuring the continued global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.  Focusing on water and manufacturing, the initiative will develop a sector study that includes evaluating the use and re-use of water, the energy-water nexus, identifying water-use related risk and highlighting […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop tight Wisconsin GOP primary race

News release, November 19, 2015

Clinton holds edge among Wisconsin Democrats Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Ben Carson the favorite of 22 percent in the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary, closely followed by Donald Trump and Marco Rubio at 19 percent each. In the September […]

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Milwaukee home financing company wins social venture contest

News release, November 19, 2015

Strong Blocks takes top prize at 2015 Good Money Challenge MILWAUKEE – Strong Blocks, a Milwaukee-based venture that helps families who cannot qualify for financing become homeowners through its 21-month rent-to-own program, was the winner of the 2015 Good Money Challenge. The challenge, organized by Marquette University and sponsored by Milwaukee-based Brady Corporation, focuses on […]

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