News Releases

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


“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 […]


Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans

News release, November 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible – Operation Veteran Care,” Friday, Nov. 21, in Clark Hall 120. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Catherine Rick, senior advisor for nursing leadership for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, will […]


Mental health law expert Morse to examine legal ramifications of neuroscience advancements in Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, November 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Stephen J. Morse, an expert in criminal and mental health law at the University of Pennsylvania, will present “The Perils and Promise of Law and Neuroscience” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. Morse holds academic appointments […]


Marquette Presents: What you need to know about Ebola

News release, November 3, 2014

Is Milwaukee prepared to handle an Ebola case? How likely is spread of the disease to Milwaukee, and more importantly, how can we stop Ebola? Scientists and researchers from the College of Health Sciences and the City of Milwaukee Health Department will address these questions and more at the upcoming Marquette Presents forum: “What you […]


Marquette communication dean named to prestigious Poynter National Advisory Board

News release, October 31, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Lori Bergen, dean of Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication, has been named to the Poynter National Advisory Board. The prestigious Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a global leader in journalism education and a strategy center that stands for excellence in journalism, media and 21st century public discourse. Poynter faculty teach […]


Marquette professors to analyze election results with students

News release, October 30, 2014

Marquette University experts available on a variety of Election Day and campaign topics MILWAUKEE – Political science and communication professors from Marquette University will analyze the results of the Nov. 4 election with Marquette students in Johnston Hall, 1131 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Professors Julia Azari, Karen Hoffman, Paul Nolette and […]


Final pre-election Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker leading Burke in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, October 29, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at  A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic challenger Mary Burke 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 3 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]


Marquette Theatre presents ‘In the Red and Brown Water’

News release, October 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In the Red and Brown Water, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, will be presented by Marquette Theatre in a collaborative production with UPROOTED theatre and guest director Marti Gobel. In the Red and Brown Water features a poetically vigorous work that artfully folds together slang vernacular and the grandeur of ancient African tradition […]


Geriatric and palliative care expert to keynote Wake Memorial Lecture

News release, October 27, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Carol Olson Long, R.N., F.P.C.N., will present “A Cultural Journey in Palliative Care: Impact and Insights” for the James Wake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Long is an […]