News Releases

Prominent African-American poet and playwright will make two visits to Marquette

News release, October 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Jay Wright, a prominent African-American poet, will give a poetry reading on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m. in Weasler Auditorium as part of the Marquette Forum series. The appearance is open to students, faculty and the public. Wright also will return in 2017 for an event that will feature a reading of […]

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Marquette sets date for residence hall groundbreaking

News release, October 13, 2016

Renderings of $96 million, 750-bed facility released MILWAUKEE — Marquette University on Wednesday, Nov. 2, will officially break ground on its new residence hall facility project in a 2 p.m. ceremony on site at 17th and Wells Streets. President Michael R. Lovell in May announced the $96 million, 750-bed co-ed facility that will house freshman […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters shifting support to Clinton after Trump video release

News release, October 12, 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 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 37 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump, with Libertarian Gary Johnson at 9 percent and Green Party candidate Jill […]

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Marquette theologian to present annual ‘History of Christianity Lecture’ at Wheaton College

News release, October 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Ulrich Lehner, a professor of religious history and historical theology at Marquette University, will present the annual History of Christianity Lecture at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Lehner is the first Catholic to give the lecture, and his topic will be “The Case of the Catholic […]

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Marquette Center for Peacemaking to expand work in Milwaukee Public Schools

News release, October 11, 2016

Peace Works program helps students with significant behavioral problems return to traditional schools MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Peacemaking this year will more than double its work in Milwaukee Public Schools to help students who have been assigned to alternative schools due to serious disciplinary violations to modify behavior, improve attendance and decrease suspensions. […]

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Ribble goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss national debt at Marquette Law School

News release, October 5, 2016

  MILWAUKEE — U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. It was one of the biggest issues in the 2010 and 2012 election cycles: what […]

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‘Dark Side of the Full Moon’, a documentary about maternal mental health, to be shown at Marquette on Oct. 10

News release, October 5, 2016

MILWAUKEE – A free screening of the documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon will be held on Oct. 10 at Marquette University’s Cudahy Hall, Room 001, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. Marquette University’s College of Education and Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology are sponsoring the screening and a panel discussion in collaboration with the Moms […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, October 3, 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, Oct. 12, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the presidential and U.S. Senate races stand just […]

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Marquette receives $1 million NSF grant so Milwaukee teachers can earn certification to teach computer science

News release, October 3, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant that will lead to thousands of Milwaukee Public Schools students learning computer science. Marquette will administer the grant for nearly 200 MPS teachers to receive certification to teach computer science, enough to provide computer science instruction in each MPS school. “This is […]

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The Honorable George Mitchell, former U.S. Senate majority leader, to discuss turbulence in the Middle East at Marquette on Oct. 6

News release, September 30, 2016

MILWAUKEE – The Honorable George Mitchell, former U.S. Senate majority leader, will discuss issues facing the Middle East on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Libraries Suites. In addition, Mitchell (D-Maine) will discuss his memoir, The Negotiator, earlier that day, at 4 p.m., in the same location. The Senate majority leader […]

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Marquette alumni couple give $3.5 million gift for scholarship aid

News release, September 29, 2016

A Marquette alumni couple have given the university a $3.5 million gift for scholarship aid. The Donald J. and Frances I. Herdrich Endowed Scholarship for Engineering will fund full scholarships for first-generation students in the Opus College of Engineering. Twenty-three percent of Marquette’s most recent incoming class are first-generation college students. The engineering scholarships include […]

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Marquette University to host events, media availability for Homecoming, Oct. 4 – 8

News release, September 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a weeklong series of events for the return of Homecoming, with signature events taking place Oct. 4 – 8. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Reigniting Tradition.” The tradition first dates back to the 1920s, but Homecoming has not taken place on the Marquette campus for several decades. […]

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New trustees elected to Marquette board

News release, September 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its Sept. 21 meeting. The new trustees are Joanna Bauza, president of The Cervantes Group; Tim Bergstrom, president and chief operating officer of Bergstrom Automotive; and John Underwood, managing director at Goldman Sachs. Marquette trustees serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected […]

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International human rights lawyer Motley goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 28, 2016

  MILWAUKEE — Kimberley Motley, a Marquette Law School alumna who has made international headlines through her work litigating human rights cases in Afghanistan, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 6, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

News release, September 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. Blithe Spirit is a fast-paced comedy about a séance-gone-wrong. When cynical author Charles Condomine invites “happy medium” Madame Arcati into his home, she summons the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, and leaves Charles torn […]

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Water and manufacturing study led by Marquette, A. O. Smith and U.S. Council on Competitiveness stresses need for stewardship, innovation

News release, September 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Council on Competitiveness’ latest sector study, co-led by A. O. Smith Corporation and Marquette University, reveals challenges faced by water users in the manufacturing sector, where nearly half of industry water consumption is attributed. Leverage: Water and Manufacturing found that to meet increasing water demand, innovation in infrastructure, technology, investment and talent […]

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Japanese-American internment camp survivor Mihara goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Sam Mihara, a Japanese-American internment camp survivor, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Two months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an […]

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Georgia history professor to discuss Edgar Allan Poe at Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 3

News release, September 26, 2016

Stephen Berry, a University of Georgia history professor, will discuss Edgar Allan Poe at the annual Frank L. Klement Lecture on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Beamier Suites BC of the Raynor Memorial Library. While delivering the lecture, “Drinking Yourself to Death in the Grand Age of Temperance: Edgar Allan Poe and the […]

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Marquette real estate professors honored with best paper awards

News release, September 26, 2016

Pennington-Cross, Cashman lauded by American Real Estate Society MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University real estate professors were honored recently by the American Real Estate Society for having best papers in the organization’s 2016 Manuscript Prize Competition. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, won in the Real Estate Finance category for his paper, “Mortgage […]

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A.O. Smith Corp. and Marquette University to hold Sept. 27 news conference to highlight national study results on water security threats and solutions

News release, September 23, 2016

Media availability at A.O. Smith World Headquarters at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (11270 West Park Place – Milwaukee, Wis. 53224). Please RSVP to brian.dorrington@marquette.edu Just weeks after Mayor Tom Barrett urged the Milwaukee community to install water filters to protect against lead, the U.S. Council on Competitiveness, A.O. Smith Corporation and Marquette University […]

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