News Releases

Marquette University names College of Engineering in honor of alumnus

News release, September 2, 2014

Opus College of Engineering name recognizes contributions of Gerald Rauenhorst Marquette University announced it is naming its engineering college the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with […]

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New university president Lovell goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, August 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Lovell is Marquette’s 24th president and the institution’s first lay president. Formerly the chancellor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke remain inside margin of error in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, August 27, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. Another 5.5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Marquette University announces 2014-15 theatre season

News release, August 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s 2014-15 season will be the 40th season in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, located at 525 N. 13th St. In honor of this milestone, productions have been chosen to reflect on what it means to be “home.” Shows include: Our Town, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama; In the Red and […]

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Real Estate Strategies Conference looks to the future of the region

News release, August 25, 2014

Highlights include Northwestern Mutual tower, Kenosha development projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 11, will host its third annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Managing the Horizon,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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Higher Education Leaders in Greater Milwaukee Help Region Aim Higher

News release, August 22, 2014

Presidents and senior academic leaders from across the region meet at Marquette to foster collaboration around student innovation and entrepreneurship The theme of the day was that the colleges and universities of Southeast Wisconsin can accomplish great things when they come together and collaborate. And come together they did in Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union yesterday […]

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Remembering alumnus and journalist James Foley

News release, August 19, 2014

Prayer vigil for James Foley, Aug. 26, 2014 Marquette University on Aug. 26, 2014, celebrated the life of alumnus James Foley with a prayer vigil in the Church of the Gesu on campus. Nearly 1,000 people, including many of Jim’s closest friends, filled the church to honor and remember Jim. A video of the vigil […]

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

News release, August 19, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fifth Marquette […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette to break ground for new Jesuit Residence

News release, August 12, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Friday, Aug. 15, will break ground for a new home for its community of Jesuit priests. The ceremony, which will begin at 10:30 a.m., will be held at the 1400 block of West Wells Street between Schroeder Hall and the Alumni Memorial Union. A short program will take place, including […]

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Marquette business professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, August 11, 2014

Dr. Terence Ow, associate professor of management at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J. Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Ow is known to be one of the most approachable and most challenging professors in his department. A former student said, “There was never an ‘easy’ day in […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 7, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, assistant professor of computational chemistry at Marquette University, has been awarded the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award, which provides a one-semester sabbatical to foster faculty research. With the award, Timerghazin and his team will continue their research using computational chemistry to investigate biological reactions of organic compounds called S-Nitrosothiols. This […]

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Marquette to give Rep. John Lewis honorary degree

News release, August 4, 2014

Freshman class to read Lewis’ ‘March: Book One’ MILWAUKEE – Civil rights leader and Georgia Congressman John Lewis will help welcome the Marquette University class of 2018 at New Student Convocation Wednesday, Aug. 20. Before providing the keynote address at the event, Lewis will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, in recognition of his […]

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President Lovell named co-chair of Innovation in Milwaukee

News release, July 31, 2014

Academic representation key to leadership team in supporting innovation, collaboration MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell was named co-chair of Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE), an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) focused on supporting a local entrepreneurial environment. Dr. Lovell joins MiKE co-chairs Todd Teske, CEO of Briggs & Stratton, and Jonas […]

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Marquette history professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 30, 2014

Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history at Marquette University, has been named the 2014-15 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Matthew will spend her yearlong sabbatical conducting research in Guatemala and Mexico for her next book, Circulations: […]

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Marquette professor inducted into prestigious nursing academy

News release, July 29, 2014

Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently named to the American Academy of Nursing Fellows. Frenn is one of 168 nurse leaders who were selected to join the Academy’s Class of 2014 based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work toward improving the health of the nation. Fellowship in […]

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Marquette College of Communication students contribute to investigative journalism focusing on environmental threats to the Great Lakes

News release, July 28, 2014

Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication have teamed with a reporter from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to produce reporting that includes a four-day series this week focusing on threats to the Great Lakes. Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Egan’s “A Watershed Moment: Great Lakes at a Crossroads” seeks to […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke tied in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, July 23, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/ A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that the Wisconsin governor’s race remains a dead heat, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 45 percent support. Eight percent […]

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Marquette receives $792,000 research grant to enhance teaching and learning for primary math teachers

News release, July 21, 2014

Prestigious National Science Foundation award honors junior faculty teacher-scholar Dr. Marta Magiera, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $792,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The award will support her research on effective ways […]

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Marquette history professor receives 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 17, 2014

Dr. Peter Staudenmaier, assistant professor of history at Marquette University, was recently named one of the 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Staudenmaier studies ethnic and environmental regeneration and connections between nation and nature. He hopes his work helps others recognize that having a better understanding of the choices that environmentally oriented groups and […]

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Marquette English professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, July 16, 2014

Dr. John Su, professor of English and director of the Core of Common Studies at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Su is known to be one of the most popular and most challenging professors in his department. Colleagues and former students […]

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