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“Murray’s Problem” – A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel special report

Marquette in the news

News release, December 16, 2014

Via Mark Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “Murray’s Problem”: “Murray’s Problem” [is] a new multimedia narrative from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that embeds readers inside the personal quest of Marquette University Prof. Murray Blackmore as he seeks a cure for the devastating condition that reshaped his mother’s life: a spinal cord injury. The […]

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Marquette Law School to launch Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic

News release, December 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School is launching a Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic, a new experiential learning opportunity for law students that enhances the Law School’s commitment to public service and supports several new campus-wide and community innovation initiatives. The clinic will be the first program in the Milwaukee area to offer free legal services […]

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Diederich College of Communication receives $3.5 million gift

News release, December 15, 2014

Donation from alumna’s trust will fund capital improvement projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication today announced it has received a $3.5 million gift from the Bernice Shanke Greiveldinger Charitable Trust to fund capital improvement projects in the college’s Johnston Hall. This is the trust’s second gift to the university this year. In […]

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Marquette College of Communication accepting applications for 2015-16 O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, December 11, 2014

MILWAUKEE – The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication is accepting applications from journalists ready to spend nine months researching, reporting and telling the stories they care most deeply about – stories with the potential to change policies and lives. Now in its third year, the college’s O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism allows […]

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Miami HEAT’s Dwyane Wade makes gift to Marquette University to enhance literacy for inner-city children

News release, December 1, 2014

Marquette University alumnus and Miami HEAT star Dwyane Wade has given a gift to the university’s Ralph C. Hartman Literacy and Learning Center to help improve the region’s literacy gap among inner-city children. Wade, who attended Marquette University from 2000 to 2003, made the gift through his Wade’s World Foundation which provides support to community-based […]

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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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