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News and stories from Marquette University.

Former Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod goes “On the Issues”

News release, May 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE – David Axelrod, a former adviser to President Barack Obama and founding director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, June 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A 40-year veteran of […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 17

News release, May 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 134th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony which will be recorded for on-demand viewing. Sister Peggy […]

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Marquette names next Opus Dean of Engineering

News release, May 12, 2015

Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim dean will assume permanent role MILWAUKEE – Dr. Kristina Ropella, interim Opus Dean of the Opus College of Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named the next Opus Dean, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. She will assume the permanent role on July 1. “Dr. Ropella is a renowned […]

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Exceptional graduates participate in Marquette’s Spring Commencement

News release, May 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 134th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. To help round out graduation coverage, there are a number of graduates with interesting stories participating in the Commencement. These graduates are available for photo/video/interview opportunities. Please contact Jesse Lee, […]

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Marquette Lawyer, Spring 2015

Marquette Lawyer, Spring 2015

News release, May 11, 2015

In this issue: Screws v. United States and the birth of federal civil rights enforcement, challenges facing Catholic K-12 education, reflections on the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee and excerpts from the Marquette Sports Law Review

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Marquette releases preliminary design concepts of new world-class athletic performance research center

News release, May 7, 2015

Marquette University is releasing preliminary design concepts of its planned world-class athletic performance research center, which is part of a strategic partnership with the Milwaukee Bucks. The facility, which was first announced by President Michael R. Lovell in his Presidential Address in January, will support elite-level intercollegiate and professional athletics, academic research, and campus health […]

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Marquette University psychology student named president of the national Active Minds Student Advisory Committee

News release, May 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Markie Pasternak, of De Pere, Wisconsin, has been named president of the national Active Minds Student Advisory Committee for a second term. Pasternak is a junior psychology major in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Since she was five years old, Pasternak has had Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, yet she was not […]

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

News release, April 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a half-day conference titled “Pivotal Points: A Forum on Key Wisconsin Education Issues as Big Decisions Approach,” on Monday, May 11, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the Wisconsin state budget process enters its final weeks, Marquette will bring together experts […]

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on violence against children in Milwaukee

News release, April 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Nursing will host its sixth annual Health Care Forum, “Violence Against Children in the Milwaukee Community,” Wednesday, May 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s child abuse rates, which remain at around 3.3 to 3.7 substantiated […]

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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

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 coaching legend. The scholarship will provide tuition support to first-generation students in Marquette’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences who demonstrate financial […]

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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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