University News: Business
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management. For more news, visit the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management website.

Marquette team a finalist at international business plan competition

News release, April 1, 2014

Student start-up FocalCast lets users present PowerPoints from smartphones MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, has been named a finalist in the Rice Business Plan Competition, which is billed as “the world’s richest and largest business plan competition.” […]

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Former CEO, president and owner of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation to speak at Marquette

News release, February 13, 2014

The Marquette University College of Business Administration and the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship will host John Stollenwerk, former CEO, president and owner of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation, for the next installment of the “After Hours Speaker Series,” Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Ballroom E, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The […]

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Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship accepting applications for ImpactNext business model competition

News release, February 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE – The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration today announced it is accepting applications for ImpactNext, the center’s business model challenge. ImpactNext is open to Marquette University undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and staff. The competition also welcomes community members who are dedicated to fostering job growth and development […]

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Cultivating Milwaukee

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

News release, January 29, 2014

Rick Barrett, Bus Ad ’95, planted a stake called the Moderne on the map of Milwaukee. Milwaukeeans watched it rise to 30 stories during the economic downturn to finally stand dominant as the solitary high rise west of the Milwaukee River. The luxury condo and apartment tower won the 2013 Project of the Year award from the Wisconsin Business Journal. Barrett […]

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Experts available: 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 7-23

News release, January 22, 2014

Sochi, Russia, will welcome athletes from all over the world to the XXII Winter Games Feb. 7-23. As the eyes of the world fixate on the athletes, Marquette University has experts and former Olympians available to help you with your Olympic news coverage. Please feel free to contact any of these professors and staff directly; […]

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Business model competition information session set for Jan. 21

News release, January 16, 2014

Free, public event will kick off 2014 ImpactNext competition MILWAUKEE – The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration will hold an informational kick-off event for ImpactNext, the center’s business model challenge, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 163, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The […]

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Business school to screen award-winning documentary about the Fed

News release, November 22, 2013

‘Money for Nothing’ looks inside the Federal Reserve; panel discussion to follow MILWAUKEE – Marquette’s College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, will provide a free, public screening of the award-winning documentary Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve. The showing, which will be followed by a panel discussion, will begin at 5 […]

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Pioneer of Ziploc to discuss entrepreneurialism in new speaker series

News release, November 5, 2013

Inventor Steven Ausnit, considered a pioneer who helped create the Ziploc bag, will discuss his six decades of business ventures and entrepreneurialism to mark Entrepreneurship Week on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. A reception precedes the keynote event at 5 p.m. Registration for […]

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Noted Harvard economist to deliver Marburg Lecture, go ‘On the Issues’

News release, October 11, 2013

Dr. Raj Chetty will discuss ‘equality of opportunity’ in business, law joint event MILWAUKEE – Dr. Raj Chetty, Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver the Marquette College of Business Administration’s 2013 Marburg Lecture, followed by a special presentation of Marquette Law School’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” The joint event will […]

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Boston Red Sox chairman to keynote annual Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 9, 2013

Tom Werner will address ‘The Business of Sports,’ Sept. 30 MILWAUKEE – Thomas Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]

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Marquette to launch first MOOC with Intro to Applied Investing

News release, August 26, 2013

Enrollment now open for short, pilot course; open online class begins Sept. 23 MILWAUKEE – Marquette University today announced it is moving into the area of open online education with an introductory course in investing. Dr. David Krause, director of the Applied Investment Management program in the College of Business Administration, will teach “Introduction to […]

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Marquette Real Estate Strategies Conference to be held Sept. 12

News release, August 13, 2013

Event to feature keynote speaker, industry experts and an economic forecast MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 12, will host its second annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Real Estate Opportunities – A New Frontier,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni […]

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Marquette marketing professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 10, 2013

Craig Andrews, professor and Charles H. Kellstadt Chair of Marketing in the College of Business Administration, has been named the 2013-14 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Andrews was part of a team that conducted an experiment with […]

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Study shows peer influence, status play role in female weight gain

News release, May 14, 2013

Higher status peers influence weight gain in college females, less so for males MILWAUKEE – A new study led by a Marquette University professor shows that female weight gain is  influenced by peers of a higher status, with little evidence of the same peer effects for males. The project, led by Dr. Olga Yakusheva, associate professor […]

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Personal best

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

Marquette’s cross country program consistently produces speedsters who also happen to be brainiacs.

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No wine spectators here: Alumni find their American dream among the clusters

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

It’s late January when this story is written so feel free to envision Pat Dineen, Evan Roberts and Jim McDonough sitting with their feet up, relaxed, maybe doing nothing more than thinking about last fall’s harvest and the grapes they babied into American wines.

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Want to see Chicago? Call an alum

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

It was not a pretty day when Kara Carmichael visited Marquette. “It was raining, there was a lot of construction all around Raynor Library and it was just an ugly, ugly day,” she remembers of her tour as a prospective student. But there was a bright silver lining. Three times, students stopped to ask Carmichael […]

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Unfiltered images

Discover Research, 2013

News release, April 17, 2013

On a given day, approximately 45.3 million Americans will light up a cigarette, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This suffocating addiction will kill half of them prematurely.

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27

News release, March 11, 2013

Marquette University will honor 53 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumnus of the Year Donald W. Layden, Jr., Arts ’79, Law ’82, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals […]

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Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship starts new business model challenge

News release, February 8, 2013

ImpactNext replaces longtime Marquette Business Plan Competition MILWAUKEE – The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration today announced it is accepting applications for ImpactNext, the center’s new business model challenge. The new venture contest replaces the Marquette Business Plan Competition, which the Kohler Center sponsored for 10 years. ImpactNext is […]

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