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Oxford historian highlights lecture series on Easter Rising in Ireland at Marquette University

News release, February 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Irish historian R.F. Foster of Oxford will discuss his recent book during a  series of public lectures at Marquette University to highlight the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland. Robert Fitzroy “Roy” Foster, who publishes as R.F. Foster, will discuss his latest book, Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland,” Monday, April […]

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Marquette researcher receives $800,000 grant to fund neuroscience study

News release, February 1, 2016

Study will examine the mechanisms of memory creation and brain function MILWAUKEE — Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund research on the mechanisms of memory creation and retention. “The ability to […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

News release, January 28, 2016

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race 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 tight races among Wisconsin voters for both parties’ presidential nominations. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton receives 45 percent to Bernie Sanders’ 43 percent, with […]

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Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge Borowski goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, January 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge David Borowski will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. First elected in 2003, Borowski has seen a lot during his years on […]

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Marquette Law School to host Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidates in upcoming “On the Issues” events

News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will explore the 2016 Wisconsin U.S. Senate election by hosting incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson and his challenger, former Sen. Russ Feingold, in two upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” events at Eckstein Hall. Feingold will appear on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Johnson will appear on Friday, Feb. 5. […]

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News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The charge of antihydrogen – the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen – is neutral, according to a paper published this week by a team of scientists that includes a research assistant professor of physics at Marquette University. Dr. Timothy Tharp and 38 other colleagues conducted research as part of the ALPHA Collaboration at the […]

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

News release, January 19, 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,” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the two presidential nomination races stand in Wisconsin […]

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Law professor, author Cashin to present lecture on Martin Luther King’s ‘Trumpet of Conscience’ and current race relations

News release, January 12, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Georgetown University law professor Sheryll Cashin will present a lecture, “The Trumpet of Conscience: MLK’s 1967 Message on ‘The Impasse in Race Relations’ and How We Move Forward in the 21st Century,” at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 12:30 p.m. In 1967, more than 100 race riots erupted across […]

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Marquette names next dean of Diederich College of Communication

News release, January 7, 2016

Dr. Kimo Ah Yun is longtime faculty member, administrator at Sacramento State MILWAUKEE — Dr. Kimo Ah Yun, associate dean of the College of Arts and Letters and a professor of communication studies at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State), has been named the next dean of the Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University President […]

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CNBC television star Lemonis partners with Marquette University to launch $1 Million Challenge

News release, December 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and alumnus Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit, are teaming up to launch a $1 million giving challenge on Jan. 5, 2016. The challenge will run through March 12, and Lemonis will donate up to $300,000 of his own funds. There is no minimum donation for individuals who contribute. The […]

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Health Sciences

Health Sciences, 2014

News release, December 8, 2015

In this issue: Women of science, their contributions are influential and their number are growing; Student profile — Protégé Power; Alumni voices — a Sixth Sense, and much more.

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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

News release, December 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation have agreed to lead a top-level national initiative aimed at ensuring the continued global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. Focusing on water and manufacturing, the initiative will develop a sector study that includes evaluating the use and re-use of water, the energy-water nexus, identifying water-use related risk […]

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Marquette awarded $354,000 to fund 170 paid internships

News release, November 30, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has been awarded a three-year, $354,000 Career Ready Internship Grant to create 170 new paid and for-credit internships during the 2015-2018 academic years. The grant was funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for undergraduate students in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences with particular focus […]

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Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White to visit “On the Issues with Mike Gousha”

News release, November 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Maxine White, Chief Judge of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Judge White became chief judge in August, and is responsible for the administration of […]

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Former U.S. ambassador to Republic of Korea to give keynote lecture at Marquette University

News release, November 9, 2015

Date: Thursday, Nov. 12 Time: 5:30 p.m. Place: Weasler Auditorium 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. MILWAUKEE – Sung Kim, the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2011-2014, will be the keynote speaker at the John K.C. Oh Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, […]

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Near West Side Partners representatives go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, November 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Near West Side Partners representatives Michael R. Lovell of Marquette University, Tom Devine of the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation, Kelly Grebe of MillerCoors, Mike Lappin of Aurora Health Care and Matt Levatich of Harley-Davidson will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 9 […]

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Marquette Army ROTC team advances to 2016 skills competition at West Point

News release, November 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Army ROTC’s Ranger Challenge nine-person co-ed team has won a regional military skills team competition, similar to a team decathlon, held at Fort McCoy near La Crosse, Wisconsin. The team advances to an international competition at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. in April, where it will compete against […]

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Marquette scientist receives $500,000 grant to study genes involved in growing rice in cold climates

News release, November 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Schläppi has received a $500,000 federal grant for genetics and genomics research in an effort to grow rice in cold climates like Wisconsin. Schläppi, a geneticist and molecular biologist, is developing an experimental cold-resistant strain of rice. His research team successfully grew different rice varieties in four southeastern Wisconsin locations this […]

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Bucks President Feigin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, November 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Bucks team president Peter Feigin will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee’s NBA franchise has been undergoing a dramatic transition in the last year. Featuring one of the youngest […]

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Marquette Theatre presents “To Kill a Mockingbird: An African American Perspective” lecture

News release, October 30, 2015

Date: Monday, Nov. 16 Time: 6 p.m. Place: Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI MILWAUKEE – Reggie Jackson of America’s Black Holocaust Museum will speak about the play To Kill a Mockingbird on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre. The play tells a story […]

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