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Panel goes “On the Issues” to discuss Walker presidential campaign

News release, August 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The Atlantic political writer Molly Ball, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Washington bureau chief Craig Gilbert and Marquette Law School Poll director Charles Franklin will discuss Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s presidential campaign in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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Dr. Lisa Petrella awarded Way Klingler Fellowship in science

News release, August 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Lisa Petrella, assistant professor of biological sciences, at Marquette University, has been awarded one of the Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards, which provides faculty with a one-semester sabbatical for research. “During my semester sabbatical I will be working on one of the projects in my lab investigating why organisms go sterile at […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’

News release, August 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Loose Lips Sink Ships will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Sept. 24 – Oct. 4. Loose Lips Sink Ships will feature book and lyrics by Jacinda Duffin and Laurie Flanigan Hegge and music by James Kaplan. Loose Lips Sink Ships pays tribute to the Greatest […]

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Dr. Melissa J. Ganz awarded Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 25, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Melissa J. Ganz, assistant professor of English at Marquette University, is one of the recipients of the 2015 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award, which provides promising faculty with a semester long sabbatical for research. With the award, Ganz plans to complete her first book, Public Vows: Fictions of Marriage in the English […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn goes “On the Issues”

News release, August 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, August 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With 2015 far from over, the city has already recorded more homicides than it did in all of 2014. […]

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Two Marquette real estate professors win best paper awards

News release, August 24, 2015

Pennington-Cross, Cashman honored by American Real Estate Association MILWAUKEE – Two professors in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University were recently honored with top manuscript prizes at the American Real Estate Association’s national conference. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, and Dr. George Cashman, associate professor of finance, were awarded best […]

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Marquette names next dean of the Graduate School

News release, August 20, 2015

Dr. Douglas Woods, psychology chair at Texas A&M, will start Jan. 1, 2016 MILWAUKEE – Dr. Douglas Woods, chair and professor of psychology at Texas A&M University, has been named the next dean of the Graduate School at Marquette University, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. Woods will begin in his new role on Jan. […]

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Marquette names first-ever James Foley scholar

News release, August 19, 2015

MILWAUKEE – On the one-year anniversary of James Foley’s tragic death, Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication has announced Jacob Zelinski as its first-ever James Foley Scholarship recipient. Zelinski, who will begin his freshman year next week at Marquette, graduated this spring from the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy. […]

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Marquette communication professor earns Fulbright award

News release, August 18, 2015

Dr. Robert Shuter will also present research on the ‘distracted student’ MILWAUKEE – Dr. Robert Shuter, professor emeritus of communication studies in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, has been granted a Fulbright Specialist award to share his expertise at the Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication for October 2015. An internationally […]

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Marquette senior economics professor awarded Fulbright

News release, August 18, 2015

Toumanoff will teach at Armenian university MILWAUKEE — Dr. Peter Toumanoff, associate professor emeritus of economics at Marquette University, has earned a Senior Fulbright Award to Armenia, and will spend the first part of 2016 teaching at the Armenian State University of Economics in Yerevan, the nation’s capital. This is his third Fulbright. Toumanoff, whose […]

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Marquette engineering professor honored with Teaching Excellence Award

News release, August 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Philip Voglewede, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Voglewede is an energetic instructor who is passionate about teaching and student learning. “My teaching goal is to create independent thinkers who are able to […]

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Marquette researchers receive grant to study treatment for caregivers of military-related spinal cord injuries

News release, August 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering has received a $496,000, three-year grant from the Department of Defense to research the adjustments caregivers must undergo when treating veterans and military members with spinal cord injury. Dr. Gerald Harris, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Center at Marquette, will […]

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

News release, August 11, 2015

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, August 20, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The November 2016 election may still be 15 months […]

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Marquette researcher receives grant to educate and treat patients with brittle bone disease

News release, August 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Gerald Harris, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC) at Marquette, received a $500,000, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health. The award is part of the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium of the Rare Disease Clinical Research Network, which is working to advance knowledge […]

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Marquette physical therapy professor honored with Teaching Excellence Award

News release, August 5, 2015

Dr. Andrew Starsky, clinical associate professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Starsky has a unique approach to educating students across three different degree programs in the Department of Physical Therapy. From […]

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Dr. Jeremy Fyke recipient of Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 30, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Jeremy Fyke, assistant professor of communication studies at Marquette University, is a recipient of one of the Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards, which provides promising faculty with a semester long sabbatical for research. With the award, Fyke will work on several research projects during his sabbatical. Additionally, he plans to work with […]

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Marquette professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Dawne Moon, associate professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, has been named the 2015 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Moon will spend her yearlong sabbatical researching the shift in American political […]

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Dr. Marilyn Frenn and Mary Jo Wiemiller receive the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor in the College of Nursing, and Mary Jo Wiemiller clinical assistant professor and chair of physician assistant studies in the College of Health Sciences, have been named the recipients of the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Frenn and Wiemiller collaborated on an award-winning project titled: “Developing and Implementing […]

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Marquette Ph.D. student selected for prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Amanda King is among the 46 nurses around the country this year to receive a prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars program award to support her Ph.D. study. The Future of Nursing Scholars program is a multi-funder leadership program, spearheaded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, that is increasing the number of nurses holding […]

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Marquette Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel conference to examine public attitudes toward collaboration in the Chicago ‘megacity’

News release, July 14, 2015

New Marquette Law School Poll surveys residents of Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana   MILWAUKEE – Marquette Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will present a conference titled, “Public Attitudes in the Chicago Megacity: Who are we, and what are the possibilities?” on Tuesday, July 28, from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, […]

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