News Releases

Music mogul, urban renewal advocate Kenneth Gamble goes “On the Issues” to discuss community revitalization efforts

News release, April 15, 2014

Universal Companies Chairman Kenneth Gamble will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 22, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Gamble is a legendary songwriter and producer who partnered with Leon Huff to create the “Philly soul” sound. […]

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‘Sports Illustrated’ staff writer to speak at Marquette

News release, April 14, 2014

Seth Davis, Sports Illustrated and college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication 2014 Axthelm Lecture on Tuesday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Davis will present, “Relationships Between Coaches and Players: Will There […]

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Former National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones goes “On the Issues” to discuss Keystone XL Pipeline, U.S. energy policy

News release, April 14, 2014

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, April 21, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Jones, the National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama in 2009-10, also served as the […]

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26

News release, April 11, 2014

Marquette University will honor 59 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumna of the Year Rhona E. Vogel, Bus Ad ’76, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send […]

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Future Milwaukee accepting applications for 2014-15 class

News release, April 10, 2014

The Future Milwaukee Community Leadership Program, offered through Marquette University’s College of Professional Studies, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Participants will meet two times each month on Monday evenings from September 2014 through May 2015. Applications are available online; the deadline to apply is Monday, June 30. Students applying for scholarship aid […]

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Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the persistence of American racial inequality

News release, April 8, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three 2014 Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Imani Perry, professor at Princeton University’s Center for African-American Studies and faculty associate in Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs, will give a lecture titled, “Scales Unbalanced: The Persistence of American Racial Inequality,” Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 […]

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Marquette communication dean honored with Scripps Administrator of the Year Award

News release, April 8, 2014

Dr. Lori Bergen, dean of Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication, has been honored with the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Journalism and Mass Communication Administrator of the Year Award. Established in 1953, the foundation’s national journalism competition honors the best annual work in the communications industry and in journalism education. “Lori has demonstrated a remarkable ability […]

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Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke goes “On the Issues”

News release, April 3, 2014

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A lifelong Milwaukee resident who has spent more than 35 years in law enforcement, Clarke began his […]

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Marquette receives $2.6 million grant to fund research on virtue

News release, April 3, 2014

Philosophy professor is recipient of largest humanities grant in university history Dr. Nancy E. Snow, professor of philosophy in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $2.6 million grant that will fund interdisciplinary research on virtue, character and the development of the moral self. The three-year grant was awarded […]

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‘Hamlet’ to be performed at Marquette University

News release, April 2, 2014

Marquette University Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Hamlet, a story of ambition, madness, death and darkness. Performances will run: Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, through Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at 2:30 p.m. Maureen Kilmurry, […]

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Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 2, 2014

Judge Kathleen M. O’Malley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Wednesday, April 16, at 12:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Seating is limited; registration is available online. O’Malley was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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Marquette team a finalist at international business plan competition

News release, April 1, 2014

Student start-up FocalCast lets users present PowerPoints from smartphones MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, has been named a finalist in the Rice Business Plan Competition, which is billed as “the world’s richest and largest business plan competition.” […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds lead over challenger Mary Burke in new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, March 26, 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 leading Democratic candidate Mary Burke, 48 to 41 percent, in the run-up to Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election this November. Walker held a 47 to 41 percent advantage in the most recent […]

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Dr. Michael R. Lovell elected first lay president of Marquette University

News release, March 26, 2014

Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Marquette Board of Trustees at a special Board meeting earlier today. As the university’s first lay president, he will succeed Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J. Lovell will take office on Aug. 1, 2014. “As a devout Catholic, my faith […]

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Marquette Law School, College of Education host conference on future of Milwaukee schools

News release, March 24, 2014

Marquette University Law School and the Marquette College of Education will host a conference on the future of Milwaukee schools on Tuesday, April 1, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With Milwaukee facing a fresh search for a public schools superintendent, continuing debate over what should be done with low-performing schools, and little overall […]

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Marquette statement on Buzz Williams

News release, March 21, 2014

Head Men’s Basketball Coach Buzz Williams has been an integral part of the Marquette community for the past seven years, including six as head coach, and we wish him and his family all the best as he takes on this new opportunity. Coach Williams led the Marquette men’s basketball team to five-straight NCAA tournament appearances, […]

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Marquette Law School to host third annual ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Social Insurance National Conference

News release, March 20, 2014

Media: Please note that Sec. Borzi’s keynote speech is closed to reporters. Marquette University Law School will host the third annual ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Social Insurance National Conference on Friday, March 28, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Primarily organized by Marquette Law Prof. Paul Secunda, the daylong conference’s theme is “Benefits Law […]

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on infant mortality in Milwaukee

News release, March 19, 2014

Marquette University College of Nursing, in partnership with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, will host its fifth annual Health Care Forum, “Infant Mortality in the Milwaukee Community,” Monday, April 7, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate, which is […]

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Marquette receives $5 million gift to build new Jesuit Residence

News release, March 19, 2014

Donation is second major gift towards $15 million fundraising effort Note: A preliminary rendering of the new Jesuit Residence is available upon request Marquette University received a $5 million gift from Ray and Kay Eckstein through their charitable trust for a new on-campus residence for its community of Jesuit priests. Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., […]

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Marquette Law professor Paul M. Secunda named vice chair of U.S. Department of Labor ERISA advisory council

News release, March 17, 2014

Law School professor Paul M. Secunda has been appointed vice chair of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2014 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez named Secunda to a leadership position in the council, which is commonly referred to as the ERISA Advisory Council and provides […]

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