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News and stories from Marquette University.

Marquette receives NSF grant to address gender gap in robotics industry

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to address the gender gap in the multi-billion dollar robotics industry. Marquette’s Dr. Andrew Williams, John P. Raynor, S.J., Chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering and principal investigator on the grant, will collaborate with Dr. […]

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Congressman Paul Ryan goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the new chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Ryan will have a major […]

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Dean’s Message

Engineering, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

At Marquette, the creative and curious student is supported by a hands-on, challenge-based, student-centered engineering curriculum offered by faculty who leverage their research to inform their teaching.

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RoboCup 2014 – Shooting for Their Goals

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Established two years ago, Marquette’s Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics Lab is making impressive progress on its lofty goals. The lab qualified for the RoboCup, an annual international robotics and artificial intelligence competition.

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Innovators in Action

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Biomedical engineering professor Dr. Brian Schmit is nine months into a four-year research study. Like his study participants, he remains focused on the end result: improved muscle function and mobility for men and women with incomplete spinal injuries.

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Promising Pursuits

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Marquette embraces intellectual property developed by its researchers.

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A-ha

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Somewhere out there, a high school student is sitting with an iPad, quietly sketching out ideas for the next big thing in personal technology, architecture or transportation.

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Five Ways Engineering Education is Getting Creative

Engineering, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

A list of way that the College of Engineering is getting creative.

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Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

At the helm of E-Lead is Dr. Kristina Ropella, Eng ’85, interim Opus Dean and professor of biomedical engineering. She describes a people-focused program built on leadership, engineering and Jesuit ideals.

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Nuts & Bolts

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

Master class turns corporate tower project into massive engineering classroom

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Marquette Research & Innovation

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

The Opus College of Engineering is TRANSFORMING engineering education by PREPARING today’s engineers to be CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVERS. Marquette targets four global areas of concern for which it encourages students to find innovative solutions.

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Opus College of Engineering recognizes Rauenhorst’s lifelong commitment to finding ‘a better way’

Engineer, 2014

News release, January 27, 2015

On Sept. 2, 2014, Marquette University unveiled the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, Eng ’51, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis. In announcing the naming, President Michael R. Lovell said, “It’s clear Gerry embodied the […]

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Catholic Relief Services advisor Tobin goes “On the Issues” to discuss global water resource issues

News release, January 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Vanessa Tobin, Catholic Relief Services’ senior technical advisor for water supply, sanitation and water resources development, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Tobin will visit Marquette Law School as part […]

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Marquette professor to serve as president of Arab American Studies Association

News release, January 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Louise Cainkar, associate professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, has been selected by her peers as president-elect of the Arab American Studies Association. This will be Cainkar’s first leadership position with the Arab American Studies Association. She will serve as the organization’s president-elect in 2015 and serve as president […]

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Dean’s message

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

I am very pleased to welcome you to the fall 2014 issue of Health Sciences Magazine. The past year has seen very significant progress and major accomplishments, perhaps none more impressive than those of our faculty.

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Alumni establish scholarship to encourage professional program enrollment

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Dan and Susan Real, both 1981 alumni of Marquette, donated $250,000 to establish a scholarship for “qualified students of diversity who would shine at Marquette but cannot afford the cost of tuition.”

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Protégé power

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Undergraduate research prowess gives Dr. Murray Blackmore’s lab a boost.

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Research and grants

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Of the many facutly that have received research grants one is  Dr. John Mantsch who received $2.6 million grant for neuroscience study.

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Transforms students

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, January 19, 2015

Austin Bohn peers intently through a microscope, examining slides prepared by his fellow students and occasionally making notes. The freshman biomedical sciences student is one of 35 students — selected from an application process of nearly 170 — who are taking part in Marquette’s Summer Research Program.

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Women of science

Health Sciences, 2015

News release, January 19, 2015

Faculty members in the College of Health Sciences share a lot in common: They are great teachers, exceptional researchers and leaders in their respective fields.

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