News Releases

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Cruz, Sanders ahead in Wisconsin presidential primaries; Bradley leads state Supreme Court race

News release, March 30, 2016

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 Ted Cruz ahead in the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary race, supported by 40 percent of likely voters to 30 percent for Donald Trump and 21 percent for John Kasich, while 8 percent […]

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Marquette College of Communication announces 2016-17 class of journalists for O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, March 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication announced today that Pulitzer Prize winners from regional newsrooms in the Midwest, and an investigative reporter from the Southwest, will join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism in August. The 2016-17 O’Brien Fellows are Jackie Crosby, a business reporter at […]

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Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin announce Biomedical Engineering Department

News release, March 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have announced the creation of the Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineering Department which will bring together the engineering education and research expertise of Marquette and the medical research, technology and clinical expertise of MCW to provide an inclusive education […]

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

News release, March 21, 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,” Wednesday, March 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Election questions abound. How are Wisconsin voters leaning in the […]

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Marquette Theatre to present ‘Wine in the Wilderness’

News release, March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre will present Alice Childress’ Wine in the Wilderness at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. The play will be directed by guest artist Marti Gobel and feature current Marquette students, alumni and a Milwaukee guest actor. Set during the Harlem race riots of 1964, Wine in the Wilderness deals with […]

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CNBC television star Lemonis, Marquette University exceed $1 Million Challenge fundraising goal

News release, March 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University community responded enthusiastically to the giving challenge issued by alumnus and CNBC star Marcus Lemonis, combining to raise a total of $1,301,029 for student scholarships and other university initiatives. Lemonis, host of CNBC’s The Profit, teamed with Marquette to launch the $1 Million Challenge on Jan. 5, 2016. The challenge […]

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Marquette Autism Consortium formed to help people with autism spectrum disorder

News release, March 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University announced today it has formed the Marquette Autism Consortium to promote the exchange of ideas among people and groups on campus who are interested in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The consortium seeks to increase opportunities for awareness and inclusion, education, collaborative efforts, research, community connections, and development of resources for individuals […]

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Dr. Judith Mayotte will deliver Marquette Commencement address

News release, March 3, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Judith Mayotte will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 135th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Mayotte boasts a long career as a teacher, author, television producer and humanitarian. As part of the ceremony, she will also receive an honorary degree. In his formal invitation to Mayotte, Marquette President Michael R. […]

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Judge Albert Diaz to present Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, February 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Judge Albert Diaz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will present “Life Tenure on the Bench: Virtue or Vice?” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture on Wednesday, March 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. From the beginning of the 2016 presidential election campaign, the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin

News release, February 25, 2016

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 a tight race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Wisconsin and Donald Trump maintaining his lead for the Republican nomination. In the Democratic race, Bernie Sanders receives support from 44 percent to Hillary […]

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Harvard professor, author Desmond goes “On the Issues” to discuss new book on eviction and urban poverty in Milwaukee

News release, February 25, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Harvard University professor and author Matthew Desmond will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, March 1, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Desmond will discuss his new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American […]

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MATC president Martin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, February 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Area Technical College President Vicki Martin will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With four campuses and more than 38,000 students in the area, MATC plays […]

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Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic to receive two awards recognizing community engagement

News release, February 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — In recognition of Marquette Law School’s ongoing service to the Milwaukee community, the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic is being recognized with a pair of awards: one presented by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the other by the United Community Center. Archbishop Listecki will present a “Treasures of the Church” award to the […]

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‘Baltimore Sun’ reporter and O’Brien Fellow to deliver talk on campus

News release, February 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Justin George, a crime reporter at The Baltimore Sun and a 2015-16 O’Brien Fellow will present “Saving a City, Saving a Nation,” Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites B/C. In his discussion, George will discuss notable incidents in Milwaukee, Cleveland, Missouri, New York and South […]

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Marquette researcher studying application of cancer genes for treatment of spinal cord injury

News release, February 18, 2016

Dr. Murray Blackmore receives $415,000 in new grant funding for research MILWAUKEE — Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded a $415,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Blackmore’s lab is studying the use of gene therapy involving cancer genes to treat spinal […]

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Marquette nursing professor attends summit to develop innovative curriculum

News release, February 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Susan Breakwell, clinical associate professor and director of the Institute of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at Marquette University College of Nursing, recently participated in a summit to define undergraduate nursing palliative care competencies and develop an innovative online curriculum to integrate palliative care in undergraduate nursing education across the nation. The online […]

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

News release, February 15, 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, February 25, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How have the presidential nominating contests shifted in the wake […]

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Marquette University to host first national meeting of new task force studying water security threats to American manufacturers

News release, February 12, 2016

Industry, government and academic experts to identify potential water supply issues and solutions Editor’s note: The conference is closed to reporters and the public. If you would like to send a reporter for a media availability, please contact Joe DiGiovanni in the Office of Marketing and Communication at joseph.digiovanni@marquette.edu or (414) 288-6712. Media availability: February […]

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Indigenous religious traditions topic of Wade Lecture at Marquette University

News release, February 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rev. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J., will discuss “Animism revisited: Wangari Maathai, Benedict XVI, Francis, and the cultivation of ecological virtues” during the Rev. Francis Wade, S.J., Public Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites. Father Orobator will examine indigenous religious traditions in Africa, caricatured by missionary […]

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Marquette Theatre to present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

News release, February 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies returns to the Marquette Theatre stage. Set in the Forest of Arden, we meet Rosalind and Orlando, lovers forbidden to act on their emotions. Disguises, merry mischief, and true love […]

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