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News and stories from Marquette University.

Marquette University names College of Engineering in honor of alumnus

News release, September 2, 2014

Opus College of Engineering name recognizes contributions of Gerald Rauenhorst Marquette University announced it is naming its engineering college the Opus College of Engineering to honor the life and legacy of alumnus Gerald “Gerry” Rauenhorst, who founded The Opus Group®, a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with […]

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Mobile Legal Clinic receives innovation award

News release, September 2, 2014

The Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association recently were honored with a Wisconsin Innovation Award for their partnership on the Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic. The Mobile Legal Clinic is a specially outfitted bus designed as a vehicle to provide free, brief legal advice to individuals who find themselves outside of the areas […]

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New university president Lovell goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, August 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Lovell is Marquette’s 24th president and the institution’s first lay president. Formerly the chancellor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke remain inside margin of error in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, August 27, 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 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. Another 5.5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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Real Estate Strategies Conference looks to the future of the region

News release, August 25, 2014

Highlights include Northwestern Mutual tower, Kenosha development projects MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 11, will host its third annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Managing the Horizon,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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

News release, August 19, 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, Aug. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fifth Marquette […]

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Marquette 3D Visualization Lab featured in Journal Sentinel

News release, August 15, 2014

Marquette University’s 3D Visualization Lab was featured in the Friday, Aug. 15, edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The piece highlighted an intercollegiate collaboration with Milwaukee Area Technical College, as well as cross-campus partnerships at Marquette. Known as the CAVE, the visualization facility is housed in the College of Engineering under the direction of Dr. […]

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Marquette business professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, August 11, 2014

Dr. Terence Ow, associate professor of management at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J. Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Ow is known to be one of the most approachable and most challenging professors in his department. A former student said, “There was never an ‘easy’ day in […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 7, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, assistant professor of computational chemistry at Marquette University, has been awarded the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award, which provides a one-semester sabbatical to foster faculty research. With the award, Timerghazin and his team will continue their research using computational chemistry to investigate biological reactions of organic compounds called S-Nitrosothiols. This […]

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Dr. Sandra Hunter featured in NYTimes.com: Women Pace Marathons Better Than Men Do

News release, August 7, 2014

Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the College of Health Sciences, was featured on the New York Times‘ website for her research on marathon performance differences between men and women. The study, which was published last month in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, found that during marathons, women pace themselves […]

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Dr. Sandra Hunter in NYTimes.com: Women Pace Marathons Better Than Men Do

Marquette in the news

News release, August 6, 2014

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Letter from the dean

Comm, 2014

News release, August 1, 2014

That quote from the Greek statesman and champion of the arts and literature, born nearly 500 years before Christ, resonates for us in the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication.

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Honoring Phylis Ravel

Comm, 2014

News release, August 1, 2014

Phylis Ravel, artistic associate professor in the Department of Theatre Arts, passed away in 2012 after a long and influential Marquette career. Today, her legacy lives on.

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Johnston Hall, through a lens

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

Johnston Hall’s hallways became part art gallery when they housed unique photo exhibits from alumni who are professional photographers.

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Ugland awarded Fulbright to the Czech Republic

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

Throughout its history, the United States has grappled with tension between free press rights and national security. Today, the debate over technology surveillance is a political hot-button issue.

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The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is an awardwinning online source for objective, professional multimedia reporting on urban issues in 17 Milwaukee communities.

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In search of solutions

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

The O’brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism and other innovative programs in the Diederich College are training journalists to change the world.

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Finding mindfulness

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

Communication students and professionals are known for, well, communicating. But can shutting it off make their work better?

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Q&A: Dean Lori Bergen, Ph.D.

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

Rebooting the college for the digital age with Dean Lori Bergen, Ph.D.

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The grapevine: Barbara Weeks Thompson Jour ’74

Comm, 2014

News release, July 31, 2014

Search Barbara Weeks Thompson’s profile photo on her company’s website. She’s tossing a Marquette basketball — signed by former coach Hank Raymonds — in the air. She’s smiling and proudly wearing her Marquette athletics zip-up jacket. And she’s standing in front of a “We are Marquette” sign from when the men’s basketball team went to the […]

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