News Releases

Marquette University develops accelerated STEM-MBA program

News release, February 5, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University today announced a new STEM-MBA, a unique accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in selected science, technology and mathematics majors. It will be available beginning in the fall 2015 semester. The five-year program – the first of its kind in the area and one of only a few nationwide – provides […]

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Marquette presents David Ives’ ‘The Liar’

News release, February 5, 2015

MILWAUKEE – David Ives’ adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s play The Liar will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. The Liar will be directed by Jamie Cheatham, assistant professor of theater arts. The Liar portrays a cheeky adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 17th century version, which tangles the audience in an […]

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Pew Research Center’s Taylor goes “On the Issues” to discuss impact of changes to U.S. population demographics

News release, February 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Paul Taylor, a senior fellow at Pew Research Center, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Taylor is the author of The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown. […]

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Marquette receives $500,000 grant to create new pastoral leadership program for early career clergy

News release, February 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received a $500,000 grant to develop a pastoral leadership program for early career clergy. The five-year grant was awarded by the Lilly Endowment Inc., which supports the causes of religion, community development and education. The new program is designed to equally address the personal faith formation of ministers and their […]

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Lovell announces Marquette will build world-class athletic performance research facility in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks

News release, January 29, 2015

Innovation, public safety commissioning among other highlights of first campus address MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell in his first Presidential Address announced that the university, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks, will construct a new a multi-purpose, co-curricular facility that supports elite-level intercollegiate and professional athletics, academic research, and campus health and […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences receives $5 million gift

News release, January 29, 2015

Donation will fund new mental health research center MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced it has received a $5 million gift from Dr. Michael and Mrs. Billie Kubly. The gift will be used to establish the Charles E. Kubly Mental Health Research Center in the college The Kublys are the founders […]

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Marquette receives NSF grant to address gender gap in robotics industry

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to address the gender gap in the multi-billion dollar robotics industry. Marquette’s Dr. Andrew Williams, John P. Raynor, S.J., Chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering and principal investigator on the grant, will collaborate with Dr. […]

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Congressman Paul Ryan goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the new chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Ryan will have a major […]

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Catholic Relief Services advisor Tobin goes “On the Issues” to discuss global water resource issues

News release, January 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Vanessa Tobin, Catholic Relief Services’ senior technical advisor for water supply, sanitation and water resources development, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Tobin will visit Marquette Law School as part […]

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President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services to keynote Marquette Mission Week

News release, January 21, 2015

Week to focus on charity, justice and the quest for the common good MILWAUKEE – Dr. Carolyn Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, will be the keynote speaker for Marquette University’s annual Mission Week, Feb. 1-6. Her address, along with other selected Mission Week events, is open to the public. Woo’s keynote, “Who […]

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Marquette professor to serve as president of Arab American Studies Association

News release, January 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Louise Cainkar, associate professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, has been selected by her peers as president-elect of the Arab American Studies Association. This will be Cainkar’s first leadership position with the Arab American Studies Association. She will serve as the organization’s president-elect in 2015 and serve as president […]

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Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Driver goes “On the Issues” to discuss challenges, vision for district’s future

News release, January 14, 2015

Members of the media: Please note new date for rescheduled event. Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Darienne Driver’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” appearance has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Driver’s appearance previously had been scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 27. Driver is […]

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett goes “On the Issues” to discuss city’s upcoming streetcar project vote

News release, January 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. On the eve of a pivotal Milwaukee Common Council vote, Barrett will make his case for the proposed Milwaukee streetcar […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘How I Became a Pirate’

News release, December 18, 2014

How I Became a Pirate, written by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman, will be presented by Marquette Theatre: Saturday, Jan. 10, and Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, and Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. A story of adventure and finding one’s own heart, How I Became a Pirate is based […]

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Marquette researchers team up with former Green Bay Packers player to explore life after football

News release, December 16, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette researchers Drs. James Holstein and Richard Jones have joined forces with George Koonce, former NFL linebacker and Marquette Ph.D. alumnus, to examine the challenges facing players when they leave the NFL in a newly published book. Is There Life After Football? Surviving the NFL looks inside life both in and after the […]

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Marquette Law School to launch Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic

News release, December 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School is launching a Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic, a new experiential learning opportunity for law students that enhances the Law School’s commitment to public service and supports several new campus-wide and community innovation initiatives. The clinic will be the first program in the Milwaukee area to offer free legal services […]

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Diederich College of Communication receives $3.5 million gift

News release, December 15, 2014

Donation from alumna’s trust will fund capital improvement projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication today announced it has received a $3.5 million gift from the Bernice Shanke Greiveldinger Charitable Trust to fund capital improvement projects in the college’s Johnston Hall. This is the trust’s second gift to the university this year. In […]

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Marquette College of Communication accepting applications for 2015-16 O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, December 11, 2014

MILWAUKEE – The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication is accepting applications from journalists ready to spend nine months researching, reporting and telling the stories they care most deeply about – stories with the potential to change policies and lives. Now in its third year, the college’s O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism allows […]

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Miami HEAT’s Dwyane Wade makes gift to Marquette University to enhance literacy for inner-city children

News release, December 1, 2014

Marquette University alumnus and Miami HEAT star Dwyane Wade has given a gift to the university’s Ralph C. Hartman Literacy and Learning Center to help improve the region’s literacy gap among inner-city children. Wade, who attended Marquette University from 2000 to 2003, made the gift through his Wade’s World Foundation which provides support to community-based […]

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“On the Issues” to examine Milwaukee’s foreclosure crisis

News release, November 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE –Milwaukee’s home foreclosure crisis will be the topic of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The number of tax-foreclosed homes in Milwaukee’s central city stands at roughly 1,000. Many are vacant and vandalized. But nonprofit groups working […]

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