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New Marquette Law School Poll finds ties in Wisconsin races for both governor and attorney general

News release, October 15, 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 and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied in the Wisconsin governor’s race, with 47 percent of likely voters supporting each candidate. Another 4 percent say that they are undecided or that […]

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Leading expert on the economics of cities to speak at Marquette

News release, October 13, 2014

Dr. Edward Glaeser, Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the world’s leading expert on the economics of cities, will deliver the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture on Monday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. The free, public event will be held in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Marquette Law School, College of Education to host half-day conference on future of Catholic K-12 education

News release, October 9, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a conference titled “The Future of Catholic K–12 Education: Some National and Milwaukee Perspectives,” on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The half-day event is part of a continuing series of conferences on K–12 education sponsored by the Law […]

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National Sports Law Institute celebrates 25th anniversary with conference on evolution of sports law and business

News release, October 8, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute will mark its 25th anniversary by hosting a one-day conference tracing the evolution of sports law and business since the founding of the institute in 1989. The conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 17, at 9 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]

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Marquette College of Communication hosting conference on health care, energy, Great Lakes

News release, October 7, 2014

Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication is hosting its annual O’Brien Conference, featuring the work of the 2013-14 O’Brien Fellows. Hal Bernton of The Seattle Times, Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Lillian Thomas of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette all published in-depth series of stories after spending the 2013-14 academic year at Marquette completing […]

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

News release, October 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 15, 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 […]

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Law School, WISN 12 News to host first Wis. AG debate

News release, October 1, 2014

Media credential information follows this news release. MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School, in partnership with WISN 12, is hosting the first Attorney General Debate. On Oct. 12 at 4 p.m., candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel will meet for a candid discussion ahead of the Nov. 4 election. The debate will be broadcast live on WISN 12 […]

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Contract law expert Robert E. Scott to give Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture

News release, September 29, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robert E. Scott, the Alfred McCormack Professor of Law and director of the Center on Contract and Economic Organization at Columbia Law School, will present “Contract Design and the Goldilocks Problem” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Over the […]

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Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy goes “On the Issues”

News release, September 24, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Mark Murphy, president and CEO of the Green Bay Packers, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Murphy joined the Packers in January 2008, becoming the chief executive officer for one […]

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

News release, September 23, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 1, 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 seventh […]

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Expert panel goes “On the Issues” to discuss freedom of information and role of the media in the age of Snowden and WikiLeaks

News release, September 22, 2014

MILWAUKEE – What does the public have a right to know? And what, if any, limits are there to a free and unfettered press? A panel of experts will discuss freedom of information and the role of media in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Sept. 29, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. […]

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Milwaukee College Prep CEO Rauh goes “On the Issues” to discuss school’s approach to education

News release, September 18, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robb Rauh, the CEO of Milwaukee College Prep, will discuss his school’s approach to education in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee College Prep’s four K4-8 public charter schools are located in some of the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin governor’s race remains statistical dead heat

News release, September 17, 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 receiving the support of 46 percent of all registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke also receiving 46 percent support in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 5 percent say that […]

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Marquette communication professor receives National Communication Association award

News release, September 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Lynn Turner, professor of communication studies at Marquette University, will be honored with the National Communication Association’s Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication. Turner and her co-author Richard West will be honored at the NCA 100th Annual Convention in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 22. Turner, […]

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Marquette education professor Dr. Howard Fuller goes “On the Issues” to discuss new memoir

News release, September 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Howard Fuller, the director of Marquette’s Institute for the Transformation of Learning, will discuss his new book in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Fuller, a distinguished professor of education at Marquette, is the […]

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Kimberly-Clark chairman to keynote Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 12, 2014

Falk will address ‘The Sustainable Enterprise’ at Oct. 1 luncheon MILWAUKEE – Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Falk’s presentation, […]

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Marquette researchers receive $1.85 million grant for neuroscience study

News release, September 11, 2014

Research will examine novel mechanism contributing to addiction A group of neuroscientists in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University has been awarded a $1.85 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine a novel neurotransmitter clearance mechanism that may hold a key to understanding the link between stress and drug addiction, as well […]

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

News release, September 10, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 17, 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 sixth […]

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Holocaust scholar Berenbaum goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, September 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the American Jewish University’s Sigi Ziering Institute, will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. One of the world’s leading authorities on the Holocaust, Berenbaum has written […]

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Internationally known experts to re-examine First World War

News release, September 3, 2014

MILWAUKEE – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Marquette’s History Department will host a series of public lectures to re-examine the war. The centerpiece consists of four public lectures by internationally known experts on the war. A complete list of events can be found online. The lectures […]

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