News Releases

Marquette history professor honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 27, 2014

Dr. Daniel Meissner, associate professor of history in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner became the twelfth member of the History Department since 1965 to receive the Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner is an expert on […]


Marquette professor to publish book on philosopher François Fénelon

News release, June 25, 2014

Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities will provide funding for research Dr. Ryan Hanley, associate professor of political science at Marquette University, has been awarded the 2014 Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities. With $20,000 annually for three years, Hanley will research and publish the first English-language book on the political philosophy of François Fénelon, […]


Marquette expanding popular Applied Investment Management program

News release, June 25, 2014

College of Business Administration adds emphasis on private equity and banking MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Business Administration is expanding its nationally acclaimed Applied Investment Management program, interim Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Mark Eppli announced today. The AIM program, which allows a select group of finance majors to get hands-on academic and […]


Ranney appointed visiting fellow at Marquette Law, will write book examining Wisconsin’s contributions to U.S. legal system

News release, June 24, 2014

Marquette University Law School has appointed Joseph A. Ranney as its Adrian P. Schoone Visiting Fellow in Wisconsin Law. Ranney, an attorney with DeWitt, Ross & Stevens S.C., will use his fellowship to write a book that examines the role states have played in the evolution of American law, with a focus on the contributions made by […]


Marquette researcher receives $2.6 million grant to fund brain studies

News release, June 24, 2014

Research study will examine stress-induced relapse in cocaine addiction Dr. John Mantsch, professor and chair of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health that will fund research on the effects of stress in drug addiction relapse. “Despite decades of research, […]


Marquette names Paul Mascari director and chief of public safety

News release, June 23, 2014

Senior lieutenant has served as interim associate director for the past nine months MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Monday, June 23, announced that Senior Lieutenant Paul A. Mascari has been named director and chief of the Department of Public Safety, effective July 1. Mascari, who has been with DPS since 2004, most recently served as […]


Marquette exercise science professor honored with two prestigious awards

News release, June 19, 2014

Way Klingler Fellowship in science award will fund research into type 2 diabetes Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, recently received two prestigious awards: the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, the university’s highest teaching honor, as well as the 2014-15 […]


Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University

News release, June 17, 2014

A Marquette University alumna, who spent her entire career teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools, bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to the university for endowed scholarship aid. The gift, which will be split between Marquette’s College of Education and Law School, is the largest donation in the College of Education’s history. Bernadette Steep, who died […]


Marquette College of Communication students contribute to series focusing on health care for the poor and published in two news outlets

News release, June 16, 2014

Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication have teamed with journalists from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to produce national and local reporting that begins this week with a two-part series focusing on how poverty and health intersect. Both news outlets published the work in their print […]


Marquette sociologist honored for research excellence

News release, June 12, 2014

Dr. James Holstein, professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, is the 2014 recipient of the university’s Lawrence G. Haggerty Award for Research Excellence. The annual award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated scholarly distinction and an all-encompassing belief in excellence. As an internationally known sociologist, Holstein’s research and writing projects have […]


Soccer-playing robot built by Marquette to compete in global competition

News release, June 5, 2014

Marquette only U.S. team to qualify in RoboCup teen size division MILWAUKEE – Students from Marquette University’s College of Engineering have qualified for RoboCup 2014, an international humanoid robot soccer competition. The event will be held in Brazil, July 19-25, following the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament. The Marquette students are the only American team […]


Experts available: 2014 World Cup in Brazil, June 12-July 13

News release, June 2, 2014

Brazil will welcome 32 top national soccer teams and fans from all over the world to the World Cup, June 12-July 13. As the eyes of the world — and a growing number of Americans — focus on “the beautiful game,” Marquette University has a wide variety of experts available to help you with your […]


Marquette Law professor Matthew Mitten named president-elect of Sports Lawyers Association

News release, May 28, 2014

Marquette University Law School professor Matthew Mitten was named president-elect of the Sports Lawyers Association and will serve a two-year term beginning in May 2015. Mitten’s appointment was made at the association’s 40th annual conference, held in Chicago earlier this month. With more than 1,700 members, the Sports Lawyers Association is the leading organization of […]


Marquette Law School to host conference on Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s legacy in post-World War II constitution-building efforts

News release, May 27, 2014

Marquette University Law School will host a one-day conference titled “MacArthur and Beyond: Challenges of Externally-Imposed Constitutions in the Aftermath of War – The Lessons of Yesterday for the World of Tomorrow,” on Friday, June 6, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The conference will address constitution-building across time and geography, with a focus […]


Marquette University 2014 graduate wins prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, May 22, 2014

Somer Nowak, a 2014 graduate of Marquette University’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Brazil. Nowak, who received a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary international affairs degree this May, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to supplement local English language instruction […]


New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin governor’s race tied

News release, May 21, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that the Wisconsin governor’s race has tightened to a dead heat, with both Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters, while 6 percent […]


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

News release, May 14, 2014

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, May 21, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the third Marquette Law School […]


Law School’s Lubar Fellowship plays key role in Journal Sentinel series on political polarization

News release, May 13, 2014

In fall 2013, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Washington Bureau Chief Craig Gilbert began a six-month Lubar Fellowship at Marquette University Law School. Working closely with Professor Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School poll, Gilbert conducted an exhaustive study of voting trends in metropolitan Milwaukee. His conclusion: The region is now “the most polarized place […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 18 

News release, May 12, 2014

Rev. James Martin, S.J., will deliver keynote address Marquette University’s 133rd Commencement will be held Sunday, May 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Rev. James Martin, S.J., best-selling author and editor-at-large at America, a national Catholic magazine, […]


Marquette Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to host one-day conference on political polarization

News release, May 6, 2014

Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will host a one-day conference titled “Dividing Lines: Political Polarization and What it Means for Campaigns, Public Policy, and Political Engagement,” on Thursday, May 15, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Last fall, Journal Sentinel Washington Bureau Chief Craig Gilbert began a six-month Lubar Fellowship […]