News Releases

Marquette Law professor Matthew Mitten named president-elect of Sports Lawyers Association

News release, May 28, 2014

Marquette University Law School professor Matthew Mitten was named president-elect of the Sports Lawyers Association and will serve a two-year term beginning in May 2015. Mitten’s appointment was made at the association’s 40th annual conference, held in Chicago earlier this month. With more than 1,700 members, the Sports Lawyers Association is the leading organization of […]

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Marquette Law School to host conference on Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s legacy in post-World War II constitution-building efforts

News release, May 27, 2014

Marquette University Law School will host a one-day conference titled “MacArthur and Beyond: Challenges of Externally-Imposed Constitutions in the Aftermath of War – The Lessons of Yesterday for the World of Tomorrow,” on Friday, June 6, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The conference will address constitution-building across time and geography, with a focus […]

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Marquette University 2014 graduate wins prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, May 22, 2014

Somer Nowak, a 2014 graduate of Marquette University’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Brazil. Nowak, who received a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary international affairs degree this May, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to supplement local English language instruction […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin governor’s race tied

News release, May 21, 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 that the Wisconsin governor’s race has tightened to a dead heat, with both Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters, while 6 percent […]

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

News release, May 14, 2014

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, May 21, 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 third Marquette Law School […]

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Law School’s Lubar Fellowship plays key role in Journal Sentinel series on political polarization

News release, May 13, 2014

In fall 2013, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Washington Bureau Chief Craig Gilbert began a six-month Lubar Fellowship at Marquette University Law School. Working closely with Professor Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School poll, Gilbert conducted an exhaustive study of voting trends in metropolitan Milwaukee. His conclusion: The region is now “the most polarized place […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 18 


News release, May 12, 2014

Rev. James Martin, S.J., will deliver keynote address Marquette University’s 133rd Commencement will be held Sunday, May 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Rev. James Martin, S.J., best-selling author and editor-at-large at America, a national Catholic magazine, […]

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Marquette Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to host one-day conference on political polarization

News release, May 6, 2014

Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will host a one-day conference titled “Dividing Lines: Political Polarization and What it Means for Campaigns, Public Policy, and Political Engagement,” on Thursday, May 15, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Last fall, Journal Sentinel Washington Bureau Chief Craig Gilbert began a six-month Lubar Fellowship […]

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Marquette University elects John F. Ferraro chair of Board of Trustees

News release, May 5, 2014

John. F. Ferraro, a 1977 graduate of Marquette University’s College of Business Administration, has been elected chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees, the university announced today. Ferraro serves as global chief operating officer at Ernst & Young, where he is responsible for the overall operations of Ernst & Young worldwide. Ferraro joined the […]

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Marquette College of Communication students contribute to ‘Seattle Times’ series focusing on battle to reduce carbon emissions

News release, May 5, 2014

Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication have teamed with a reporter from The Seattle Times to produce state, national and international reporting that begins this week with a three-part series from the front lines of China’s changing energy industry. Months-long in the making, reporter Hal Bernton’s “Losing Ground: […]

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Commencement speaker Rev. James Martin, S.J., to speak at Gesu Parish

News release, May 1, 2014

MILWAUKEE –  Rev. James Martin, S.J., author of the New York Times best-selling Jesus: A Pilgrimage and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, will speak about how both humanity and divinity are part of Jesus’ story Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Father Martin will […]

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Marquette remembers distinguished alumnus and trustee emeritus Gerald (Gerry) Rauenhorst

News release, April 26, 2014

Marquette University remembers the life of one of our most illustrious and generous alumni, Gerald (Gerry) Rauenhorst. Gerry was Marquette’s longest-serving trustee, serving on the board from 1970 to 2000, when he was elected trustee emeritus. Gerry was recognized as Alumnus of the Year in 1969, and Marquette recognized Gerry’s unparalleled loyalty and commitment to […]

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Marquette experts available to discuss canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII

News release, April 24, 2014

With the canonization this weekend of two giants of the Catholic Church – Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, Marquette University professors and experts who are extremely knowledgeable about the Vatican and the history of the papacy are available for comment. Papacy and religious history experts available The below Marquette experts are taking […]

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Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists for O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 24, 2014

Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication today announced the next three journalists who will take part in The Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism during the 2014-15 academic year. The new O’Brien Fellows are Brandon Loomis of The Arizona Republic, Raquel Rutledge of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and […]

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Marquette team wins $53,000 at international business plan competition

News release, April 23, 2014

Student start-up focalCast earns Trailblazer Prize at Rice Business Plan Competition MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, won the $50,000 Trailblazer Capital Start-up Entrepreneur Investment Prize and the $3,000 Gimmal Group Outstanding IT Prize at the Rice Business […]

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Marquette celebrates 25th anniversary of Hunger Clean-up

News release, April 22, 2014

University’s largest day of service brings together 1,800 volunteers Marquette University students, faculty and staff will join together to participate in Hunger Clean-up, Marquette’s largest day of service. Approximately 1,800 individuals will volunteer at 48 agencies throughout the city on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westowne Square, adjacent to the Alumni Memorial […]

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Marquette real estate students win regional case competition

News release, April 21, 2014

Team bests five other schools in NAIOP University Challenge MILWAUKEE – A team of Marquette University real estate students from the College of Business Administration took first-place honors at the NAIOP Minnesota University Challenge regional case competition earlier this month. The students bested teams from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Minnesota, St. Cloud […]

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Spinal cord injury is topic of next ‘Marquette Presents’ forum

News release, April 17, 2014

A panel of experts in biomedical sciences and physical therapy from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences will headline the next Marquette Presents forum: “Spinal Cord Injury – Improved Outcomes Through Research.” The free forum is Tuesday, April 29, at 8:00 a.m. in the third-floor Monaghan Ballroom in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]

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Sen. Tammy Baldwin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, April 16, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A Democrat from Madison, Baldwin is the first woman from Wisconsin to serve in the U.S. Senate and the […]

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Music mogul, urban renewal advocate Kenneth Gamble goes “On the Issues” to discuss community revitalization efforts

News release, April 15, 2014

Universal Companies Chairman Kenneth Gamble will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 22, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Gamble is a legendary songwriter and producer who partnered with Leon Huff to create the “Philly soul” sound. […]

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