University News: Arts and Sciences
News and stories from Marquette featuring the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. For more news, visit the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences website.

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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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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Marquette history professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 30, 2014

Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history at Marquette University, has been named the 2014-15 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Matthew will spend her yearlong sabbatical conducting research in Guatemala and Mexico for her next book, Circulations: […]

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Campus Q & A: Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D.,

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D., Catholic priest and professor, teaches at the nexus of American politics — Capitol Hill. The director of Marquette’s Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C., came to the nation’s capital once as an intern himself, which explains his commitment to bringing student-interns to the same portal to learn what it means to be a public servant.

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“Here I am, Lord”

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Nathan Wendt, Comm ’01, and Paul Shelton, Arts ’03, processed up the aisle of Church of the Gesu with three other Jesuits. Witnessed by family, friends and their Jesuit brothers, the five men were ordained in a holy and heady celebration of Catholic faith that spilled out onto campus.  “It feels very gratifying to be […]

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My Year as a Carny

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Michael Sean Comerford, Arts ’81, is writing a book about working in traveling carnivals in 10 states, touring Mexico and hitchhiking America. He’s an award winning journalist who worked at newspapers in Budapest, Chicago, Moscow and New York.

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Class Notes – Alumni Profile Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83, measures healthy babies by the inch and healthy eating by the square foot. Fabisiak began pacing out square-foot gardens during his pediatric residency in Ann Arbor, Mich., sowing and harvesting the maximum possible in 144 square inches. The pediatrician whose practice serves 2,000 children, newborn to 18, became a pied piper for planting, encouraging everyone […]

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Marquette receives $792,000 research grant to enhance teaching and learning for primary math teachers

News release, July 21, 2014

Prestigious National Science Foundation award honors junior faculty teacher-scholar Dr. Marta Magiera, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $792,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. The award will support her research on effective ways […]

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Marquette history professor receives 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, July 17, 2014

Dr. Peter Staudenmaier, assistant professor of history at Marquette University, was recently named one of the 2014 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Staudenmaier studies ethnic and environmental regeneration and connections between nation and nature. He hopes his work helps others recognize that having a better understanding of the choices that environmentally oriented groups and […]

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Marquette English professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, July 16, 2014

Dr. John Su, professor of English and director of the Core of Common Studies at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Su is known to be one of the most popular and most challenging professors in his department. Colleagues and former students […]

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 11, 2014

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguenova, associate professor of Spanish in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Pamela Hill Nettleton, assistant professor of journalism in the Diederich College of Communication, have been named the recipients of Marquette’s 2014 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Afinoguenova and Nettleton will collaborate on a multi-disciplinary, cross-college teaching initiative […]

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Marquette history professor honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 27, 2014

Dr. Daniel Meissner, associate professor of history in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, received the university’s highest teaching honor, the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner became the twelfth member of the History Department since 1965 to receive the Award for Teaching Excellence. Meissner is an expert on […]

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Marquette professor to publish book on philosopher François Fénelon

News release, June 25, 2014

Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities will provide funding for research Dr. Ryan Hanley, associate professor of political science at Marquette University, has been awarded the 2014 Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities. With $20,000 annually for three years, Hanley will research and publish the first English-language book on the political philosophy of François Fénelon, […]

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Marquette sociologist honored for research excellence

News release, June 12, 2014

Dr. James Holstein, professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, is the 2014 recipient of the university’s Lawrence G. Haggerty Award for Research Excellence. The annual award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated scholarly distinction and an all-encompassing belief in excellence. As an internationally known sociologist, Holstein’s research and writing projects have […]

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Marquette University 2014 graduate wins prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, May 22, 2014

Somer Nowak, a 2014 graduate of Marquette University’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Brazil. Nowak, who received a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary international affairs degree this May, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to supplement local English language instruction […]

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Teaching Excellence winners are the pinnacle of the teacher-scholar model

Marquette Matters, May 2014

News release, May 20, 2014

Teaching Excellence Awards are the highest honor bestowed upon Marquette faculty members. Recipients are nominated by colleagues and students for demonstrating excellence as teacher-scholars. Drs. Sandra Hunter, Daniel Meissner and Terence T. Ow received the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, and Dr. John Su received the Robert and Mary Gettel Award for Teaching Excellence at the Père Marquette Dinner on May […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Peter Staudenmaier

Marquette Matters, May 2014

News release, May 20, 2014

Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Peter Staudenmaier, assistant professor of history, studies connections between nation and […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Qadir Timerghazin

Marquette Matters, May 2014

News release, May 20, 2014

Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, assistant professor of chemistry, uses computational modeling to understand […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Amber Wichowsky

Marquette Matters, May 2014

News release, May 20, 2014

Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science, researches the political, social […]

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Haggerty Award winner tackles the tough topics

Marquette Matters, May 2014

News release, May 20, 2014

His career as a researcher is as varied as it is prolific, but Dr. James Holstein’s start as a sociologist was a bit shaky. Now a professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, he started as an undergraduate who “bounced around for seven years” at the University of California–Berkley during the height of […]

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