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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present results of new poll of Wisconsin voters

News release, June 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, June 20, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Following the state party conventions and with just less […]

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Marquette University researcher receives $1.6 million NIH grant for spinal cord injury studies

News release, June 12, 2018

Grant will continue to fund Dr. Murray Blackmore’s next phase of study MILWAUKEE — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million R01 grant to Dr. Murray Blackmore, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. The grant is his second $1 million-plus grant from the organization […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to preview midterm election season

News release, June 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide an overview of statewide and national midterm elections in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, June 14, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. If the November elections are a referendum on Donald Trump’s […]

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New York Times investigative reporter Twohey goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, May 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE —New York Times investigative reporter Megan Twohey will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, May 11, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Twohey is credited with helping ignite the global #MeToo movement and sparking a national dialogue about […]

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Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan to serve as Marquette’s spring Commencement speakers

News release, April 23, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan, a wife-husband team who have collaborated on a wide variety of comedy projects, will serve as Marquette University’s Commencement speakers on Sunday, May 20. As part of the university’s graduation ceremony, they each will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Jeannie is an alumna of Marquette, graduating […]

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CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 20, 2018

Note to media: Shortly before the lecture begins, Bill Raftery will be available for a group interview at 3:40 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms on Monday. MILWAUKEE — Bill Raftery, analyst for CBS Sports college basketball, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2018 Axthelm Lecture on Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. […]

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Five journalists to join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 19, 2018

The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication announced today that five journalists will join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism in August. The incoming fellows for the 2018–19 academic year are (click on the fellows’ names to view their work): Natasha Haverty, independent journalist, Boston Erin Jordan, investigative reporter, Cedar Rapids Gazette Ashley […]

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Marquette and Varian receive $2.5 million NIH grant for CT scan radiation study

News release, April 18, 2018

Researchers will develop tool to estimate CT radiation dosage to individual patients   MILWAUKEE —Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Dr. Josh Star-Lack, principal scientist of applied research at Varian, have received a $2,482,601 U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Computed Tomography radiation dosages in patients. Their research […]

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Alumni couple donates $2 million to grow mental health research and launch engineering student success center

News release, April 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette students and faculty now have heightened research and support resources thanks to the generosity of alumni Jim and Kelly McShane. The McShanes, both of whom graduated from Marquette in 1968, made two specific $1 million gifts focused on mental health research in the College of Health Sciences and on the development of […]

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California Supreme Court Justice Liu goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Justice Goodwin Liu, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Liu was appointed to the California Supreme Court in 2011. Before […]

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Celebration set to honor late founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

News release, April 5, 2018

James Cameron’s life will be celebrated at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art  MILWAUKEE – A celebration of the life of James Cameron, founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum and the only known survivor of a lynching, will be held on Thursday, April 12, at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art, 1234 W. Tory Hill St. […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Barron to present Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, April 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE – David J. Barron, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, will present “When Congress and the Commander in Chief Clash Over War” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture on Monday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. There is no greater test of […]

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Marquette College of Business Administration launches Women in Business Speaker Series

News release, March 28, 2018

Baird’s Mary Ellen Stanek will deliver inaugural address April 16 MILWAUKEE — Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director and director of asset management for Robert W. Baird & Co. and chief investment officer of Baird Advisors, will present “Lessons in Leadership — Impact, Service and Gratitude,” Monday, April 16, at Marquette University. Her address is the […]

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Marquette Physician Assistant program expanding to address provider shortage

News release, March 22, 2018

Increased enrollment, new 44,000-square-foot building will help in-demand program grow MILWAUKEE — To help address the provider gap in primary care, Marquette University will begin construction this spring on a new facility for its nationally ranked Physician Assistant Studies program, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. The building, which will be located on land the […]

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Marquette Theatre will present Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles, Prince of Tyre’

News release, March 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Pericles, Prince of Tyre at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, April 12-15, and April 18-22. Shakespeare’s fairytale adventure is about Pericles who flees a dangerous foe, the King of Antioch. While it appears he has lost his family, Pericles finds romance and adventure on his journey. This rarely […]

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Playwright Orlandersmith goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss production of ‘Until the Flood,’ based on 2014 Ferguson police shooting

News release, March 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Actress, playwright and poet Dael Orlandersmith will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, March 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Orlandersmith is a world-renowned playwright and a 2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist. She is in Milwaukee for […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales

News release, March 5, 2018

Public unfamiliar with gubernatorial, senate challengers 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 Wisconsin voters divided in their opinions on the value of the Foxconn Technology Group’s planned flat-panel-display factory in the state. Forty-nine percent of voters think that […]

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Marquette finance students advance in CFA investment competition

News release, March 5, 2018

Students head to Boston to compete in the CFA Institute’s Research Challenge MILWAUKEE — Five undergraduate students from Marquette University’s Applied Investment Management program have advanced to the next round of the Charted Financial Analyst’s Research Challenge. The CFA Institute’s Americas regional competition will be held in Boston, March 19-20. The Marquette students bested teams […]

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Communication professor to keynote international conference

News release, March 2, 2018

Dr. Robert Shuter will discuss ‘Intercultural New Media Studies’ MILWAUKEE — Dr. Robert Shuter, professor emeritus of communication studies at Marquette University, on July 8 will deliver a keynote address at the International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies conference at DePaul University in Chicago. Shuter’s address, Intercultural New Media Studies: The New Frontier in Intercultural Communication, […]

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University of Michigan Law Professor Rebecca Eisenberg to present Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property at Marquette Law School

News release, February 28, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Rebecca Eisenberg, a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, will present “Opting for Regulation When Patentability Is in Doubt” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Tuesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall’s Lubar Center. Eisenberg specializes in intellectual property and the regulation of biopharmaceutical innovation. […]

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