News Releases

Marquette Theatre presents Lee Blessing’s ‘Two Rooms’

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 10-20. Two Rooms connects love to politics and the challenges of war. A civilian journalist is held hostage in a windowless cubicle in Beirut, while—overseas in America—his wife holds vigil for his return. […]

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Microsoft president Smith to discuss technology, diversity and future challenges in visit to Marquette Law School

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Brad Smith, the president and chief legal officer of Microsoft Corporation, will discuss technology, diversity and other future challenges at a pair of events on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Smith will be the featured guest for an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” from 12:15 to 1:15 […]

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Marquette to construct seasonal dome over portion of Valley Fields facility

News release, October 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University plans to construct a seasonal dome over a portion of its Valley Fields facility, enclosing the synthetic turf field adjacent to the stadium. The seasonal dome, which will provide practice and training facilities for intercollegiate athletes as well as club and intramural participants, is expected to be completed in January 2017. […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present final Marquette Law School Poll of 2016 election season

News release, October 25, 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, Nov. 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With less than a week to go until the election, […]

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Marquette to host traveling photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land

News release, October 24, 2016

Marquette University will display a photographic exploration of papal visits to Israel from 1964-2014. The special exhibition, on display through Friday, Nov. 11, is co-sponsored by the Offices of the President and the Provost. The archival images are on display at the Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. The exhibition, titled “Building Bridges of […]

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Wisconsin Elections Commission leaders go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Mark Thomsen and Don Millis of the Wisconsin Elections Commission will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Both Thomsen and Millis are members of the Wisconsin Elections […]

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Marquette to host symposium on 1990s peace accords in El Salvador and Guatemala

News release, October 20, 2016

Event focuses on current conditions, focusing on migration, impunity and social justice MILWAUKEE – A symposium on 1990s peace accords in El Salvador and Guatemala will be held at Marquette University on Oct. 27-28. Titled, “What Was Achieved? Migration, Impunity, and Social Justice after the Peace Accords in El Salvador and Guatemala,” the event is […]

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WCTC, Marquette University partner to host third annual Cyber Security Summit

News release, October 19, 2016

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Wednesday, October 19, 2016) – Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) and Marquette University will host the third annual Cyber Security Summit next week in association with the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board and the Waukesha County Business Alliance. The event is designed to answer the call of state leadership to secure our critical network […]

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Marquette biochemist identifies blueprint for enzyme that makes ammonia

News release, October 19, 2016

Discovery could lead to energy savings in fertilizer production MILWAUKEE – A Marquette University biochemist led a team of researchers in discovering that the enzyme that creates ammonia uses a complex two-cylinder engine like mechanism for function — a process that is markedly more efficient than the man-made one used in industrial ammonia production. The […]

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NYU Law professor Barkow to address the politics of mass incarceration for Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 18, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rachel E. Barkow, the Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy at New York University School of Law, will present “Prisoners of Populism: Understanding the Politics of Mass Incarceration” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 12:15 p.m. […]

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College of Nursing James Wake Memorial Lecture to feature decision making during critical illness and end of life

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The College of Nursing’s Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care will present the James Wake Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Marie Nolan will present “Patient and Family Decision-Making During […]

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Yale history professor Snyder goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss lessons from the Holocaust

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Author and Yale University history professor Timothy Snyder will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Snyder is the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and author […]

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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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