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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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Life size and 3D

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Computer images spring to three-dimensional life in the Visualization Lab that opened in January.

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Campus Replay: A memorial of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Only the most avid basketball fans will remember the first game Marquette played in the postseason NCAA tournament. The recent passing of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56, brought a flood of memories of that game in 1955.

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Campus Q & A: Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D.,

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D., Catholic priest and professor, teaches at the nexus of American politics — Capitol Hill. The director of Marquette’s Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C., came to the nation’s capital once as an intern himself, which explains his commitment to bringing student-interns to the same portal to learn what it means to be a public servant.

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“Here I am, Lord”

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Nathan Wendt, Comm ’01, and Paul Shelton, Arts ’03, processed up the aisle of Church of the Gesu with three other Jesuits. Witnessed by family, friends and their Jesuit brothers, the five men were ordained in a holy and heady celebration of Catholic faith that spilled out onto campus.  “It feels very gratifying to be […]

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My Year as a Carny

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Michael Sean Comerford, Arts ’81, is writing a book about working in traveling carnivals in 10 states, touring Mexico and hitchhiking America. He’s an award winning journalist who worked at newspapers in Budapest, Chicago, Moscow and New York.

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Class Notes – Alumni Profile Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83, measures healthy babies by the inch and healthy eating by the square foot. Fabisiak began pacing out square-foot gardens during his pediatric residency in Ann Arbor, Mich., sowing and harvesting the maximum possible in 144 square inches. The pediatrician whose practice serves 2,000 children, newborn to 18, became a pied piper for planting, encouraging everyone […]

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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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Engineering students compete in RoboCup, the World Cup for robots

News release, July 18, 2014

Students from Marquette University’s College of Engineering have qualified for RoboCup 2014, an international humanoid robot soccer competition. The event is July 19-25, 2014, in Brazil following the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament.The Marquette students are the only American team to qualify in the teen size division of the competition and the first team from […]

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JSOnline.com: Marquette team heads to RoboCup — the World Cup for robots

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News release, July 18, 2014

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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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Engineering dean Bishop to leave Marquette; Ropella will serve as interim

News release, July 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Robert Bishop, Opus Dean of the College of Engineering, has resigned from his position at Marquette and will become dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Engineering. Dr. Kristina Ropella, executive associate dean, will serve as interim dean, effective July 15, 2014. Ropella earned her bachelor of science degree in […]

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Two new $1 million gifts propel Marquette to break ground on new Jesuit Residence

News release, July 14, 2014

Celebratory groundbreaking to take place Aug. 15  Note: A photo of Bernice Shanke Greiveldinger and a new high-resolution architectural rendering are available, upon request. Marquette University has received two new $1 million gifts, which marks the completion of a nine-month, $15 million fundraising effort to build a new 40,000 square-foot on-campus residence for its community […]

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 11, 2014

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguenova, associate professor of Spanish in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Pamela Hill Nettleton, assistant professor of journalism in the Diederich College of Communication, have been named the recipients of Marquette’s 2014 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Afinoguenova and Nettleton will collaborate on a multi-disciplinary, cross-college teaching initiative […]

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JSOnline.com: Marquette University, Zablocki VA team up to boost care for veterans

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News release, July 11, 2014

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

News release, July 10, 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, July 23, 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 fourth Marquette Law School […]

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Marquette physical therapy professor honored with Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 9, 2014

Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, assistant professor of physical therapy in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, was recently named a recipient of the university’s 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award. The award provides funding toward research and a one-semester sabbatical. Hyngstrom plans to use her sabbatical to apply for a National Institutes of Health grant to […]

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