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News and stories from Marquette University.

From the Dean: Rigorous education, compassionate care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

As we begin a new year with a new president — Dr. Michael R. Lovell — I am filled with energy and excitement for the limitless possibilities that lie ahead for the College of Nursing. In his short time on campus, President Lovell has already made great strides in elevating Marquette’s commitment to research and innovation. He speaks […]

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Leading the way Gift supports advances in veteran care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A $1.1 million estate gift to the College of Nursing from the late Lawrence W. Scheffner and his late wife Sophie is supporting nursing research and programs that advance veteran and military care.

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New scholarship honors wife, mother and nurse

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Most people aren’t lucky enough to have 58 years of “perfect marital bliss,” as Dr. Joseph Serletti was fond of saying of his marriage to Margaret Serletti, a former pediatric nurse. Theirs is a love story that spans more than a half-century, and Joseph wanted to find a way to honor the memory of Margaret, who passed away […]

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Research & Innovation: Making Milwaukee’s streets safer

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A data-driven approach to reducing gun violence

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Heroes Among Us

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Partnership teaches nursing students to care for veterans.

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Their True Path

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Alumni seek the greater good through direct entry program.

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Creating Nurse-Scholars

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Ten years after the college enrolled its first doctoral students, Marquette’s nurse-scholars are changing the face of nursing education and nursing care.

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Alumni Perspective

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Class of 1964 returns to campus for Golden Jubilee.

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Notable Scholarly Accomplishments

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Prominent honors, grants, publications and presentations from the 2013–14 academic year

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“On the Issues” to examine Milwaukee’s foreclosure crisis

News release, November 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE –Milwaukee’s home foreclosure crisis will be the topic of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The number of tax-foreclosed homes in Milwaukee’s central city stands at roughly 1,000. Many are vacant and vandalized. But nonprofit groups working […]

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Dean Lori Bergen named to Poynter national advisory board

Marquette in the news

News release, November 5, 2014

From the Milwaukee Business Journal: “Marquette University dean Lori Bergen is one of five new members named to the national advisory board for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, in St. Petersburg, Fla.”

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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans

News release, November 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible – Operation Veteran Care,” Friday, Nov. 21, in Clark Hall 120. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Catherine Rick, senior advisor for nursing leadership for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, will […]

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Mental health law expert Morse to examine legal ramifications of neuroscience advancements in Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, November 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Stephen J. Morse, an expert in criminal and mental health law at the University of Pennsylvania, will present “The Perils and Promise of Law and Neuroscience” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4:30 p.m. Morse holds academic appointments […]

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Marquette Presents: What you need to know about Ebola

News release, November 3, 2014

Is Milwaukee prepared to handle an Ebola case? How likely is spread of the disease to Milwaukee, and more importantly, how can we stop Ebola? Scientists and researchers from the College of Health Sciences and the City of Milwaukee Health Department will address these questions and more at the upcoming Marquette Presents forum: “What you […]

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Marquette communication dean named to prestigious Poynter National Advisory Board

News release, October 31, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Lori Bergen, dean of Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication, has been named to the Poynter National Advisory Board. The prestigious Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a global leader in journalism education and a strategy center that stands for excellence in journalism, media and 21st century public discourse. Poynter faculty teach […]

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Final pre-election Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker leading Burke in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, October 29, 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 Republican Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic challenger Mary Burke 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 3 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Geriatric and palliative care expert to keynote Wake Memorial Lecture

News release, October 27, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Carol Olson Long, R.N., F.P.C.N., will present “A Cultural Journey in Palliative Care: Impact and Insights” for the James Wake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Long is an […]

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Wisconsin political insiders Schneider, Nichols go “On the Issues” to preview Election Day issues

News release, October 23, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Christian Schneider and Capital Times associate editor John Nichols will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With just a week to go before Election Day, two well-known observers […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present final pre-election Marquette Law School Poll

News release, October 22, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a final round of pre-election poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will present a live look inside the numbers of the […]

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Robots becoming mainstream topic of Marquette engineering lecture

News release, October 16, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Tim Trainer, vice president of robotic products for iRobot, will present “Robots Go Mainstream,” Friday, Oct. 24, at noon in Marquette University’s Olin Engineering Center, 1515 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture, free and open to the public, is part of the Opus College of Engineering Connecting with the World lecture series. For more than […]

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