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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE —Dr. Paul Gasser, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gasser began at Marquette in 2007 with one goal already in mind, to awaken a curiosity and excitement in his students, particularly those in his undergraduate biochemistry courses. […]


Marquette mathematics, statistics and computer science professor receives university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Dennis Brylow, associate professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Since 2005, when Brylow first began teaching in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, he has taught courses across the undergraduate curriculum, with an emphasis on team projects […]


Marquette, UC–San Francisco study shows poor reporting on mental health interventions for LGBT community

News release, June 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — A Marquette University professor and a co-investigator at the University of California–San Francisco have published a study that shows researchers are not reporting sexual orientation and transgender identities in psychotherapy outcome studies for anxiety and depression. The authors say this poses significant challenges for determining whether or not these treatments work for LGBT […]


New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading; majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

News release, June 15, 2016

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Hillary Clinton with 42 percent and Donald Trump with 35 percent support among Wisconsin registered voters in a presidential race matchup. Seventeen percent say they will vote for neither candidate. In the […]


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

News release, June 7, 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, June 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With the primary season over, are the parties uniting behind […]


Future Milwaukee accepting applications for 2016–17 class

News release, June 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The Future Milwaukee community leadership program, offered through Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Participants meet twice per month on Monday evenings from mid-September 2016 through mid-May 2017 and receive a certificate of completion upon graduation. Program participants examine their personal strengths and […]


Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

News release, May 31, 2016

Marquette University’s Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Embracing Change from the Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services.” The forum will be held Monday, July 25, in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The daylong event will […]


Sensenbrenner, Mukasey, Flynn among guests for Law School conference on post-9/11 national security and individual liberty issues

News release, May 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE — U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Milwaukee Chief of Police Ed Flynn are among the featured guests for an upcoming conference, “National Security, Individual Liberty, and You,” on Thursday, June 2, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]


Marquette, Rexnord to launch ‘Bridge to Business’ program for young engineers

News release, May 23, 2016

Effort propelled by $1 million corporate gift from Rexnord MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering and College of Business Administration have joined Milwaukee-based manufacturer Rexnord to develop an immersive, four-week experience to give early career engineers business fundamentals. The new program, Bridge to Business for Engineers, is being launched through a $1 million […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 22

News release, May 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 135th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony, which will also be recorded for on-demand viewing. Dr. Judith Mayotte, alumna, will be the 2016 […]


Marquette University announces 2016–17 theatre season

News release, May 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2016–17 season will be the 42nd in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Five selected plays around the theme “Worlds Collide” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Whether they are this world and the spirit world, Beirut and the U.S., the distant past and the hopeful future, […]


State representative Kooyenga, teachers’ union president Schroeder to discuss the future of education in Milwaukee

News release, May 11, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin State Rep. Dale Kooyenga and Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association President Kim Schroeder will be the featured guests in an event, “The Future of Education in Milwaukee: One Conversation, Two Points of View,” Tuesday, May 17, 12:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The two guests will […]


Marquette University offers master’s in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths

News release, May 9, 2016

Pleasant Prairie will be location for new nursing simulation lab MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University will offer a unique program for professionals with non-nursing degrees to earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The expansion of Marquette’s Master of Science in Nursing Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program (DE […]


Marquette University has two winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, May 6, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Two Marquette University seniors were selected for 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards and they will spend several months working overseas as English teaching assistants through the prestigious program celebrating its 70th year. Olanrewaju Awosika, a senior in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Spanish for the health professions, […]


Lovell announces major residence hall development on Marquette University campus

News release, May 2, 2016

$96 million project to include two new residence halls MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced that the Board of Trustees has approved construction of a new residence hall development on campus estimated at $96 million. The project, which is part of the university’s campus master planning process, will include two connected […]


Author, sociology professor Sharkey goes “On the Issues” to discuss racial inequality issues affecting urban areas

News release, April 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Sharkey is the author of Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods […]


Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 28-30

News release, April 21, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will honor 50 accomplished alumni and friends during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 28-30, for their personal achievements and support of the university. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumni of the Year Margaret and Richard Sibbernsen, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send […]


Olson named interim chair of Marquette-MCW Biomedical Engineering Department

News release, April 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Lars E. Olson has been appointed interim chair of the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Department of Biomedical Engineering. Olson currently serves as associate professor and interim chair of Marquette’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and is the director of the human powered nebulizer project. His appointment is effective July […]


Professor receives $500,000 NSF grant to study the recovery of phosphorus from water

News release, April 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Brooke Mayer, an assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has received a $500,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to study how to remove and recover phosphorus from water. The CAREER grant is the foundation’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty. Mayer’s five-year study, “CAREER: Harnessing the […]


Neurosurgeon Bailes, sports law professor Mitten go “On the Issues” to discuss head injuries in sports

News release, April 12, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Neurosurgeon Dr. Julian Bailes and sports law professor Matt Mitten will discuss the scientific and legal aspects of sports-related head injuries as the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 19, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]