News Releases

Marquette University’s largest day of service brings together 1,800 volunteers

News release, April 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University students, faculty and staff will join together to participate in Hunger Clean-Up, Marquette’s largest day of service. Approximately 1,800 individuals will volunteer at 59 agencies throughout the city on Saturday, April 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westowne Square, adjacent to the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Harvard professor Smith to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will present “Semicommons in Fluid Resources” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Thursday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. In his lecture, Smith will explore the legal concept of the “semicommons” – […]

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ESPN “SportsCenter” host to speak at Marquette University

News release, April 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Linda Cohn, ESPN “SportsCenter” host and commentator, and author of Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking into the Boys’ Club, will be the keynote speaker the Axthelm Memorial Lecture Wednesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Cohn will present “No-Holds Barred: Breaking into Sports Broadcasting.” […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present first Marquette Law School Poll of 2015

News release, April 8, 2015

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, April 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will take a look inside the numbers […]

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Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois to visit Marquette

News release, April 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois will discuss his efforts to document long-hidden Nazi atrocities in his lecture, “Holocaust by Bullets,” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Father Desbois is a Catholic priest in France and the president of Yahad-In Unum, a Paris-based organization […]

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ACLU voting rights advocate goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, April 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dale Ho, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Ho supervises the ACLU’s nationwide voting rights litigation efforts, which include […]

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Marquette Law School to host court martial appeal hearing

News release, April 1, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School will host oral arguments in a court martial appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Tuesday, April 14, at noon in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The oral arguments in United States v. Staff Sergeant Joshua K. Plant, USAF are open to the […]

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Wisconsin Senate leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling will be the featured guests of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Shilling and Fitzgerald will give their views on state budget deliberations, spending and […]

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NEWaukee president Damiani goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 27, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Angela Damiani, the president of NEWaukee, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. NEWaukee was founded in 2009, and in its early years focused on hosting social events for young professionals. […]

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Marquette Law Professor Secunda earns prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, March 25, 2015

Marquette University Law School Professor Paul M. Secunda has earned a Senior Fulbright Scholar Award, and will spend the Fall 2015 semester in Australia teaching and doing research focused on the country’s national pension program. Secunda, a professor of law and director of the Law School’s labor and employment law program, will become a senior […]

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Marquette receives $200,000 federal grant to study drinking water treatment

News release, March 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A group of professors in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University has received a $199,679 grant from the National Science Foundation to study drinking water treatment. The research will be done in Marquette’s Water Quality Center, housed in the college’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and be led by […]

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Employee engagement focus of Marquette’s Corporate Communication Summit

News release, March 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Activating employee engagement through corporate communication strategies will be the focus of a daylong conference at Marquette University on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The fourth annual Corporate Communication Summit will be keynoted by Maggie FitzPatrick, chief communication officer for Johnson & Johnson. Open to the public, tickets are required and include breakfast, lunch […]

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Award-winning filmmaker and humanitarian to speak at Marquette University

News release, March 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Award-winning writer, filmmaker and inspirational philanthropist Pavithra Mehta will keynote Marquette University’s Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship After Hours Speaker Series on Tuesday, March 17. Mehta is Marquette’s 2015 Social Entrepreneur in Residence, sponsored by the university’s Social Innovation Initiative. Her keynote, “When Compassion and Business Meet: The Aravind Eye Care System’s Story of […]

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Marquette engineer to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

News release, March 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Joseph Schimmels, associate dean for research and professor of mechanical engineering at Marquette University, will be included into the National Academy of Inventors on Friday, March 20. Election to the National Academy of Inventors is an exclusive professional distinction for academic inventors, who are nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Company’

News release, March 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Stephen Sondheim’s play Company will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre April 9-19. Directed by local musical theatre artist Niffer Clarke, the production will run: Thursday, April 9, through Saturday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, through Saturday, […]

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Marquette Law School to host 2015 Restorative Justice Conference

News release, March 10, 2015

Survivors, community members explore impact of human trafficking MILWAUKEE – Martina Vandenberg, President of the Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center, will give the keynote address at the 2015 Restorative Justice Conference hosted by Marquette Law School, March 19-20 in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The topic of this year’s conference is “Restorative Justice […]

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Sister Peggy O’Neill will deliver Marquette Commencement address

News release, March 4, 2015

Former university president Father Robert Wild will receive honorary degree MILWAUKEE – Marquette University alumna Sister Margaret “Peggy” O’Neill, S.C., will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 134th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17. Sister O’Neill is the founder of El Centro Arte Para la Paz in El Salvador, an agency dedicated to helping the […]

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Marquette elects two new members to Board of Trustees

News release, February 27, 2015

 MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University Board of Trustees has elected two new members: Todd A. Adams and Hon. Janine P. Geske. Todd A. Adams is the president and chief executive officer of Rexnord Corporation, a global diversified industrial company based in Milwaukee. Adams joined Rexnord in 2004; he was appointed senior vice president and chief […]

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Marquette accepting applications for ImpactNext business model competition

News release, February 19, 2015

Partnership with Milwaukee-based Fashion Angels’ ‘Future She-E-O Contest’ MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship is now accepting applications for its annual ImpactNext business model competition. Entries are due by Thursday, March 26. This year, the competition has broadened its community member category and is seeking applications from entrepreneurs from across Wisconsin, in addition […]

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Wisconsin Assembly leaders Barca, Vos to speak at Marquette Law conference on campaign finance regulation

News release, February 19, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin State Assembly leaders Robin Vos and Peter Barca will be among the guest speakers at a Marquette University Law School half-day conference titled, “Campaign Finance Regulation in Wisconsin: The Law as It Was, Is, Should Be, and Will Be,” on Friday, Feb. 27, at 8:15 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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