News Releases

United Community Center executive director Diaz goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ricardo Diaz, executive director of the United Community Center, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. The UCC is a social service agency on Milwaukee’s South Side that plays […]

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UC Davis Law professor Chin to address criminal justice’s collateral consequences for Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 30, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Gabriel “Jack” Chin, the Edward L. Barrett Chair of Law and Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, will present “Criminal Justice’s Collateral Consequences” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law. This event will be held in the Lubar Center at Marquette University […]

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Entrepreneurs Baltz, Cordio and Yau go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Spaulding Medical CEO Amanda Baltz, Startup Milwaukee and Skills Pipeline founder Matt Cordio and Bright Cellars co-founder and CEO Richard Yau will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 2, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Just […]

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New poll shows Milwaukee area’s divided feelings on Foxconn, views on other topics as Marquette Law School launches expanded public policy program

News release, October 24, 2017

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll of residents in Milwaukee and surrounding counties finds that 54 percent of adults believe a new Foxconn factory in Racine County will substantially improve the economy of the Milwaukee area, while 37 percent […]

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‘On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, October 23, 2017

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. Eric Overmyer’s On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) is an exploration of finding one’s place in the world. Three Victorian women set out on their journey to conquer […]

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University of Pennsylvania professor to keynote Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 30

News release, October 19, 2017

Kathleen Brown, the David Boies professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss her current project, Undoing Slavery: Abolitionist Body Politics and the Argument over Humanity, at the annual Frank L. Klement Lecture on Monday, Oct. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Library, Beaumier Suites BC. The project is a book-length interdisciplinary […]

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Marquette to host Wisconsin’s first conference on blockchain technology

News release, October 18, 2017

November 9 event will explore revolutionary new data sharing applications MILWAUKEE — Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 9, will host the state’s first conference devoted to exploring applications of blockchain, a nascent technology predicted to revolutionize the way data is recorded and shared across industries. The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will be held from 8 a.m. […]

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Marquette Law School to launch Lubar Center with first look at new Milwaukee Area Project

News release, October 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, and former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will be among the featured guests as Marquette Law School formally launches the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education with a conference on Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 8:15 a.m. The half-day conference will unveil […]

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Marquette alumnus makes largest gift in School of Dentistry history

News release, October 17, 2017

$5 million planned gift will focus on scholarships for veterans Note: Photos are available upon request MILWAUKEE – During a university celebration over the weekend to honor Marquette School of Dentistry Dean William K. Lobb’s 20th anniversary, the longstanding leader announced that 1974 School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Paul Andrews pledged a $5 million estate […]

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Marquette names new vice president for university advancement

News release, October 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has named Gina Sholtis as the next vice president for university advancement, Executive Vice President Dave Lawlor announced today. Sholtis, who will start in her new role on Nov. 16, is currently assistant vice chancellor for advancement at the University of Missouri. President Michael R. Lovell endorsed the choice, saying: “Gina […]

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Bucks senior vice president Lasry goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Alex Lasry, senior vice president of the Milwaukee Bucks, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Downtown Milwaukee is in the midst of a development boom, and at the […]

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Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist to present annual Coyne Lecture

News release, October 13, 2017

Mather’s research confirmed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe MILWAUKEE – Dr. John C. Mather, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, will discuss the history of the universe  at Marquette University on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Marquette partners with Better Business Bureau to offer free cyber security events

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin will partner to offer several free cyber security events. This partnership is designed to engage and educate the public and private sector and provide tools and resources needed to stay safe online. “The cyber world is more treacherous than many small businesses believe,” said […]

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Author, Washington Post reporter Goldstein goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Amy Goldstein, author of “Janesville: An American Story,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Goldstein has been a reporter for the Washington Post for 30 years, focusing on […]

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Northwestern Mutual’s Manista elected to Marquette board of trustees

News release, October 9, 2017

  MILWAUKEE — Raymond J. Manista, senior vice president — general counsel and secretary of Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual, has been elected to the Marquette University board of trustees. He is a two-time Marquette alumnus, with a bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude, and a law degree, magna cum laude. Manista, who joined Northwestern Mutual […]

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AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon to keynote 2017 Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 5, 2017

AMB family of businesses includes NFL’s Atlanta Falcons MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will host the annual Business Leaders Forum. This year’s keynote speaker will be Steve Cannon, CEO of AMB Group LLC, the parent company of Arthur Blank’s for-profit businesses, including the National Football League’s Atlanta […]

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Greater Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs President Lyles goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vincent Lyles, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in his sixth year as CEO, Lyles […]

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Olympic anti-doping investigator McLaren to give keynote at National Sports Law Institute conference

News release, September 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Richard McLaren, an international sports lawyer, arbitrator and law professor who headed an investigation into allegations of doping related to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, will give the keynote presentation at the National Sports Law Institute’s 2017 fall conference. The conference, titled “Maintaining the Integrity and Commercial Value of Sports While Protecting Athletes’ […]

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Marquette to host weeklong series of events Oct. 2-8; Homecoming, Alumni Reunions to combine celebrations

News release, September 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a series of events and celebrations during Homecoming Week and Alumni Reunion Weekend, with signature events taking place Oct. 4 – 8. “Homecoming week culminating with Alumni Reunion Weekend is the perfect opportunity for all members of the Marquette community to come together and celebrate. I am continually amazed […]

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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

News release, September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist Michael Cudahy has given $1 million to support five full scholarships, including room-and-board for students attending Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Four students, all of whom are the first in their families to attend college and come from diverse backgrounds, started at Marquette this academic year. […]

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