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Rick Majerus Family Foundation gives $1 million to Marquette to create endowed scholarship in his honor

News release, April 23, 2015

 Note to members of the media: Jodi Majerus will be available for interviews today, 3 p.m., in the media room at the Al McGuire Center. MILWAUKEE — The Majerus Family Foundation has given a gift of $1 million to Marquette University to create the Rick Majerus Endowed Scholarship, honoring the late Marquette alumnus and college basketball […]

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Marquette College of Communication announces next class of journalists to join O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication today announced the trio of journalists who will spend the 2015-16 academic year as part of the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism. For the first time, the program will also support a fourth fellow who will spend the same nine […]

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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval down

News release, April 16, 2015

Clinton leads presidential matchups; controversy over budget 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 Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval rating has fallen to 41 percent, with 56 percent of registered voters in Wisconsin saying they disapprove of how he […]

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Harvard professor Smith to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will present “Semicommons in Fluid Resources” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Thursday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. In his lecture, Smith will explore the legal concept of the “semicommons” – […]

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ESPN “SportsCenter” host to speak at Marquette University

News release, April 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Linda Cohn, ESPN “SportsCenter” host and commentator, and author of Cohn-Head: A No-Holds-Barred Account of Breaking into the Boys’ Club, will be the keynote speaker the Axthelm Memorial Lecture Wednesday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Cohn will present “No-Holds Barred: Breaking into Sports Broadcasting.” […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present first Marquette Law School Poll of 2015

News release, April 8, 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, April 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will take a look inside the numbers […]

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Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois to visit Marquette

News release, April 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois will discuss his efforts to document long-hidden Nazi atrocities in his lecture, “Holocaust by Bullets,” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Father Desbois is a Catholic priest in France and the president of Yahad-In Unum, a Paris-based organization […]

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ACLU voting rights advocate goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, April 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dale Ho, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Ho supervises the ACLU’s nationwide voting rights litigation efforts, which include […]

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Wisconsin Senate leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling will be the featured guests of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Shilling and Fitzgerald will give their views on state budget deliberations, spending and […]

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NEWaukee president Damiani goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 27, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Angela Damiani, the president of NEWaukee, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. NEWaukee was founded in 2009, and in its early years focused on hosting social events for young professionals. […]

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Dental Images

Dental Images, Winter 2015

News release, March 26, 2015

In this issue: How the School of Dentistry’s clinical care has transformed the smiles of seven children who arrived in the United States with oral health needs ranging from major to really major, a look at the Clinical Services Department, photos from reunions and the story of an alumnus who has helped shape a cultural shift for residents of a rural Nicaraguan […]

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Marquette Law Professor Secunda earns prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, March 25, 2015

Marquette University Law School Professor Paul M. Secunda has earned a Senior Fulbright Scholar Award, and will spend the Fall 2015 semester in Australia teaching and doing research focused on the country’s national pension program. Secunda, a professor of law and director of the Law School’s labor and employment law program, will become a senior […]

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Marquette receives $200,000 federal grant to study drinking water treatment

News release, March 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – A group of professors in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University has received a $199,679 grant from the National Science Foundation to study drinking water treatment. The research will be done in Marquette’s Water Quality Center, housed in the college’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and be led by […]

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Education Magazine

Education, 2015

News release, March 17, 2015

In this issue: The values guiding the educational journeys of Marquette-trained counselors and therapists, an alumnus’ return to basketball more than a decade after mental health struggles ended his playing career, an academic friendship that survived stark policy differences, and five hit-filled years of the Marquette Educator blog.

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Employee engagement focus of Marquette’s Corporate Communication Summit

News release, March 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Activating employee engagement through corporate communication strategies will be the focus of a daylong conference at Marquette University on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. The fourth annual Corporate Communication Summit will be keynoted by Maggie FitzPatrick, chief communication officer for Johnson & Johnson. Open to the public, tickets are required and include breakfast, lunch […]

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Marquette engineer to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

News release, March 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Joseph Schimmels, associate dean for research and professor of mechanical engineering at Marquette University, will be included into the National Academy of Inventors on Friday, March 20. Election to the National Academy of Inventors is an exclusive professional distinction for academic inventors, who are nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to […]

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Marquette Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Company’

News release, March 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Stephen Sondheim’s play Company will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre April 9-19. Directed by local musical theatre artist Niffer Clarke, the production will run: Thursday, April 9, through Saturday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, through Saturday, […]

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Wisconsin Assembly leaders Barca, Vos to speak at Marquette Law conference on campaign finance regulation

News release, February 19, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin State Assembly leaders Robin Vos and Peter Barca will be among the guest speakers at a Marquette University Law School half-day conference titled, “Campaign Finance Regulation in Wisconsin: The Law as It Was, Is, Should Be, and Will Be,” on Friday, Feb. 27, at 8:15 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to examine separation of powers controversies in Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, February 17, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will present “Separation of Powers Controversies in the Bush and Obama Administrations: A View from the Trenches” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture Tuesday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. The nation has […]

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Marquette College of Communication students contribute to investigative journalism focusing on hazardous chemicals used in the flavoring industry

News release, February 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication have teamed with a reporter from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to investigate the hazards of diacetyl and other chemicals used in the flavoring industry. Journal Sentinel reporter Raquel Rutledge’s “Gasping for Action” told readers of the news organization’s print and […]

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