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Marquette Law School to host conference on public policy and American drinking water

News release, August 30, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Nationally renowned water corrosion and treatment expert Marc Edwards and Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett are among the featured guests for an upcoming conference, “Public Policy and American Drinking Water,” on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Amid great concern […]

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Marquette mathematics, statistics and computer science professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Mehdi Maadooliat, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Maadooliat plans to use his sabbatical to embark on a new area of study and will travel to […]

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Statement from Marquette University on the death of former student Matthew Thompson

News release, August 25, 2016

The Marquette community offers prayers and our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our former student Matthew Thompson, who died in Afghanistan this week. Matthew attended Marquette from Fall 2006 to Spring 2008 and was a student in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. He went on to complete his education at […]

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

News release, August 23, 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, August 31, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the presidential and U.S. Senate races stand as […]

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Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Gerry Canavan, assistant professor of English, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Canavan explores connections between our world and the world of science fiction, specifically in the context of ecology and the environment. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Canavan […]

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Marquette welcomes class of 2020

News release, August 19, 2016

On Wednesday, Aug. 24, more than 2,000 freshmen from 41 states, 22 countries and two U.S. territories will call Milwaukee home when they move into residence halls on the Marquette University campus. A surge in student demand has led to one of the largest and most diverse populations of incoming freshman ever, with 23 percent […]

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Marquette philosophy professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Corinne Bloch-Mullins, assistant professor of philosophy, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Bloch-Mullins focuses on the study of concepts, which she explains as “the mental categories with which we classify the world.” Currently she is seeking to develop an empirically informed theory of concepts and […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, was recently named one of the 2016 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Blackmore manages a lab that includes a number of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, as well as four undergraduate researchers. He is currently working on systematically […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton widening lead over Trump in Wisconsin

News release, August 10, 2016

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 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with support from 46 percent of Wisconsin registered voters and Republican candidate Donald Trump with support from 36 percent in a head-to-head presidential matchup. Sixteen percent say they […]

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New Marquette study shows benefits of ‘flipped classroom’

News release, August 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – A classroom centered around students — and not the professor —may help first-year chemistry students who otherwise would achieve lower grades, according to studies from Marquette University researchers. Dr. Scott Reid, professor and chair of chemistry at Marquette, found that the number of students who received grades of D, F or who withdrew […]

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

News release, August 2, 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, August 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With the party conventions over, how do Wisconsin voters view […]

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Experts available: 2016 Summer Olympics

News release, August 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Brazil is welcoming elite athletes around the world for the Summer Olympics beginning this week. Marquette University has a wide variety of experts available to provide perspective in Olympics-related news coverage. Members of the media may contact our experts directly or contact Chris Jenkins in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Athletes’ Perspective […]

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Marquette biomedical engineering professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Sabbatical Award. Gilat-Schmidt has been at Marquette since 2006 and has spent her career researching and improving imaging technologies, specifically computed tomography. This award will allow Gilat-Schmidt to spend one academic year as a visiting researcher in […]

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Marquette Spanish professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities

News release, July 21, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova, professor of Spanish, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in the humanities. The award, which includes $20,000 annually for three years, will allow Afinoguénova to build a “time cube”: a three-dimensional visualization combining the texts and the itineraries of more than 100 travelers along 19th-century Spanish […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences Receives $1 Million Gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein

News release, July 15, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein, both alumni of Marquette University. The gift will be used to establish the Dennis and Barbara Klein Health Sciences Innovation Fund. The fund will support scientists in the College of Health Sciences […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in sciences

News release, July 15, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Robert Peoples, professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in science. The award, which includes $50,000 annually for three years, will allow Peoples to research the mechanism by which alcohol acts on one of its major target proteins in […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading; deep divisions remain inside both parties

News release, July 13, 2016

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 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with 43 percent support and Republican candidate Donald Trump with 37 percent support in a head-to-head presidential matchup among Wisconsin registered voters. Eleven percent say they will vote […]

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Marquette computer scientists awarded $1 million NSF grant to develop model for career change into computing

News release, July 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University computer scientists in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences have received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to help low-income, academically talented students quickly learn the skills needed to change careers into computing. The award will build off an innovative I.T. Boot Camp Marquette computer scientists piloted […]

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Marquette education and counseling psychology professor honored for research excellence

News release, July 7, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Robert Fox, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, recently received the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence. Fox has been at Marquette since 1982, and during that time he has worked to engage members of the community on early childhood mental health treatment. He has not only become a […]

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Marquette names next dean of nursing

News release, July 6, 2016

Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci returns to university; will start Jan. 1, 2017 MILWAUKEE — Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci, vice president for academic affairs and provost at Illinois State University, has been named the next dean of Marquette University’s College of Nursing, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Krejci, who served as associate dean for undergraduate programs […]

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