News Releases

Final pre-election Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker leading Burke in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, October 29, 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 challenger Mary Burke 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 3 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘In the Red and Brown Water’

News release, October 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In the Red and Brown Water, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, will be presented by Marquette Theatre in a collaborative production with UPROOTED theatre and guest director Marti Gobel. In the Red and Brown Water features a poetically vigorous work that artfully folds together slang vernacular and the grandeur of ancient African tradition […]

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Geriatric and palliative care expert to keynote Wake Memorial Lecture

News release, October 27, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Carol Olson Long, R.N., F.P.C.N., will present “A Cultural Journey in Palliative Care: Impact and Insights” for the James Wake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Long is an […]

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A message from the parents of Marquette student, Jennifer Waters

News release, October 24, 2014

The following is a message from Lisa and John Waters, parents of Jennifer Waters. Jennifer, a junior in the College of Business Administration, was seriously injured earlier this week while studying abroad in Spain. A prayer service is being held for Jennifer on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the AMU Chapel of the Holy […]

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Wisconsin political insiders Schneider, Nichols go “On the Issues” to preview Election Day issues

News release, October 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Christian Schneider and Capital Times associate editor John Nichols will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With just a week to go before Election Day, two well-known observers […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present final pre-election Marquette Law School Poll

News release, October 22, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a final round of pre-election poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 29, 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 […]

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Robots becoming mainstream topic of Marquette engineering lecture

News release, October 16, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Tim Trainer, vice president of robotic products for iRobot, will present “Robots Go Mainstream,” Friday, Oct. 24, at noon in Marquette University’s Olin Engineering Center, 1515 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture, free and open to the public, is part of the Opus College of Engineering Connecting with the World lecture series. For more than […]

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Marquette’s response to the civil rights movement topic of panel discussion

News release, October 16, 2014

Event concludes formal Presidential Inauguration events for Michael R. Lovell   MILWAUKEE – Five panelists, each of whom played a distinct role in the promotion of social justice by supporting the civil rights movement in the 1960s, will tell the story of Marquette’s response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds ties in Wisconsin races for both governor and attorney general

News release, October 15, 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 and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied in the Wisconsin governor’s race, with 47 percent of likely voters supporting each candidate. Another 4 percent say that they are undecided or that […]

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Leading expert on the economics of cities to speak at Marquette

News release, October 13, 2014

Dr. Edward Glaeser, Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the world’s leading expert on the economics of cities, will deliver the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture on Monday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. The free, public event will be held in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Former director of the Vatican Observatory to speak on the intersection of faith and science

News release, October 9, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Rev. George V. Coyne, S.J., former director of the Vatican Observatory, will present “The Dance of the Fertile Universe: Chance and Destiny Embrace” at Marquette University Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Father Coyne will present in broad strokes what he thinks […]

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Marquette Law School, College of Education to host half-day conference on future of Catholic K-12 education

News release, October 9, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a conference titled “The Future of Catholic K–12 Education: Some National and Milwaukee Perspectives,” on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The half-day event is part of a continuing series of conferences on K–12 education sponsored by the Law […]

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National Sports Law Institute celebrates 25th anniversary with conference on evolution of sports law and business

News release, October 8, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute will mark its 25th anniversary by hosting a one-day conference tracing the evolution of sports law and business since the founding of the institute in 1989. The conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 17, at 9 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]

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Marquette College of Communication hosting conference on health care, energy, Great Lakes

News release, October 7, 2014

Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication is hosting its annual O’Brien Conference, featuring the work of the 2013-14 O’Brien Fellows. Hal Bernton of The Seattle Times, Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Lillian Thomas of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette all published in-depth series of stories after spending the 2013-14 academic year at Marquette completing […]

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

News release, October 6, 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, Oct. 15, 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 […]

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Marquette nursing students participate in “blessing of the hands,” college’s first-ever white coat ceremony

News release, October 2, 2014

As part of Marquette University’s Family Weekend, College of Nursing students will participate in a Commitment to the Profession Ceremony, which will include a “blessing of the hands.” The ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and staff in […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker leading in race for Wisconsin governor; attorney general race remains tied

News release, October 1, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll in the Wisconsin governor’s race finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 50 percent of likely voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 45 percent support. Another 3 percent say that they are […]

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Law School, WISN 12 News to host first Wis. AG debate

News release, October 1, 2014

Media credential information follows this news release. MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School, in partnership with WISN 12, is hosting the first Attorney General Debate. On Oct. 12 at 4 p.m., candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel will meet for a candid discussion ahead of the Nov. 4 election. The debate will be broadcast live on WISN 12 […]

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Contract law expert Robert E. Scott to give Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture

News release, September 29, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robert E. Scott, the Alfred McCormack Professor of Law and director of the Center on Contract and Economic Organization at Columbia Law School, will present “Contract Design and the Goldilocks Problem” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Over the […]

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Marquette University Board of Trustees elects five new members

News release, September 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Five new members were recently elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees: Robert J. Eck, Jon D. Hammes, Nancy Hernandez, Rev. Patrick McGrath, S.J., and Rev. Kevin F. O’Brien, S.J. “Our new board members represent diverse perspectives that will give even greater depth and breadth to our decision-making processes. As we seek […]

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