News Releases

Harvard professor, author Desmond goes “On the Issues” to discuss new book on eviction and urban poverty in Milwaukee

News release, February 25, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Harvard University professor and author Matthew Desmond will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, March 1, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Desmond will discuss his new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American […]

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MATC president Martin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, February 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Area Technical College President Vicki Martin will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With four campuses and more than 38,000 students in the area, MATC plays […]

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Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic to receive two awards recognizing community engagement

News release, February 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — In recognition of Marquette Law School’s ongoing service to the Milwaukee community, the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic is being recognized with a pair of awards: one presented by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the other by the United Community Center. Archbishop Listecki will present a “Treasures of the Church” award to the […]

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‘Baltimore Sun’ reporter and O’Brien Fellow to deliver talk on campus

News release, February 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Justin George, a crime reporter at The Baltimore Sun and a 2015-16 O’Brien Fellow will present “Saving a City, Saving a Nation,” Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites B/C. In his discussion, George will discuss notable incidents in Milwaukee, Cleveland, Missouri, New York and South […]

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Marquette researcher studying application of cancer genes for treatment of spinal cord injury

News release, February 18, 2016

Dr. Murray Blackmore receives $415,000 in new grant funding for research MILWAUKEE — Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded a $415,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Blackmore’s lab is studying the use of gene therapy involving cancer genes to treat spinal […]

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Marquette nursing professor attends summit to develop innovative curriculum

News release, February 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Susan Breakwell, clinical associate professor and director of the Institute of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at Marquette University College of Nursing, recently participated in a summit to define undergraduate nursing palliative care competencies and develop an innovative online curriculum to integrate palliative care in undergraduate nursing education across the nation. The online […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, February 15, 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,” Thursday, February 25, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How have the presidential nominating contests shifted in the wake […]

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Marquette University to host first national meeting of new task force studying water security threats to American manufacturers

News release, February 12, 2016

Industry, government and academic experts to identify potential water supply issues and solutions Editor’s note: The conference is closed to reporters and the public. If you would like to send a reporter for a media availability, please contact Joe DiGiovanni in the Office of Marketing and Communication at joseph.digiovanni@marquette.edu or (414) 288-6712. Media availability: February […]

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Indigenous religious traditions topic of Wade Lecture at Marquette University

News release, February 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rev. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J., will discuss “Animism revisited: Wangari Maathai, Benedict XVI, Francis, and the cultivation of ecological virtues” during the Rev. Francis Wade, S.J., Public Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites. Father Orobator will examine indigenous religious traditions in Africa, caricatured by missionary […]

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Marquette Theatre to present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

News release, February 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies returns to the Marquette Theatre stage. Set in the Forest of Arden, we meet Rosalind and Orlando, lovers forbidden to act on their emotions. Disguises, merry mischief, and true love […]

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Engineering researcher finds chemical in soaps linked to antibiotic resistance

News release, February 4, 2016

Professor’s related study discovers technology to remove problematic agent from wastewater MILWAUKEE — In a study recently published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, Marquette University engineering professor Dr. Patrick McNamara, along with colleagues Dr. Daniel Zitomer, director of Marquette’s Water Quality Center, and Krassimira Hristova, assistant professor of biology, found that an antimicrobial […]

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Oxford historian highlights lecture series on Easter Rising in Ireland at Marquette University

News release, February 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Irish historian R.F. Foster of Oxford will discuss his recent book during a  series of public lectures at Marquette University to highlight the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland. Robert Fitzroy “Roy” Foster, who publishes as R.F. Foster, will discuss his latest book, Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland,” Monday, April […]

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Marquette researcher receives $800,000 grant to fund neuroscience study

News release, February 1, 2016

Study will examine the mechanisms of memory creation and brain function MILWAUKEE — Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund research on the mechanisms of memory creation and retention. “The ability to […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

News release, January 28, 2016

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race 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 tight races among Wisconsin voters for both parties’ presidential nominations. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton receives 45 percent to Bernie Sanders’ 43 percent, with […]

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Marquette Mission Week is Jan. 31 to Feb. 5

News release, January 28, 2016

Week to focus on environmental issues in light of Laudato Sí MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s annual Mission Week is Sunday, Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb. 5. Margaret Swedish will present the opening address, “What do we mean when we call the Earth ‘Sacred’?,” Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1442 W. […]

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Common Ground leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, January 25, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Common Ground Lead Organizer Keisha Krumm and Strategy Team Member Jennifer O’Hear will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Common Ground has been working on a range […]

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Marquette Law School to host Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidates in upcoming “On the Issues” events

News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will explore the 2016 Wisconsin U.S. Senate election by hosting incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson and his challenger, former Sen. Russ Feingold, in two upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” events at Eckstein Hall. Feingold will appear on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Johnson will appear on Friday, Feb. 5. […]

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Antihydrogen neutral as charged, Marquette researcher finds

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News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The charge of antihydrogen – the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen – is neutral, according to a paper published this week by a team of scientists that includes a research assistant professor of physics at Marquette University. Dr. Timothy Tharp and 38 other colleagues conducted research as part of the ALPHA Collaboration at the […]

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Marquette University to partner with Aurora Health Care on Athletic Performance Research Center

News release, January 20, 2016

Aurora announces $40 million capital investment in the project MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced in his second Presidential Address that the university will partner with Aurora Health Care in constructing its state-of-the-art Athletic Performance Research Center. The center will serve as a national destination for scientific research in human performance. […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, January 19, 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,” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the two presidential nomination races stand in Wisconsin […]

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