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.

Leading expert on the economics of cities to speak at Marquette

News release, October 13, 2014

Dr. Edward Glaeser, Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the world’s leading expert on the economics of cities, will deliver the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture on Monday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. The free, public event will be held in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Kimberly-Clark chairman to keynote Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 12, 2014

Falk will address ‘The Sustainable Enterprise’ at Oct. 1 luncheon MILWAUKEE – Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Falk’s presentation, […]

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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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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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Campus Replay: A memorial of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

News release, July 23, 2014

Only the most avid basketball fans will remember the first game Marquette played in the postseason NCAA tournament. The recent passing of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56, brought a flood of memories of that game in 1955.

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Marquette expanding popular Applied Investment Management program

News release, June 25, 2014

College of Business Administration adds emphasis on private equity and banking MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Business Administration is expanding its nationally acclaimed Applied Investment Management program, interim Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Mark Eppli announced today. The AIM program, which allows a select group of finance majors to get hands-on academic and […]

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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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Marquette team wins $53,000 at international business plan competition

News release, April 23, 2014

Student start-up focalCast earns Trailblazer Prize at Rice Business Plan Competition MILWAUKEE – FocalCast, a mobile app that allows users to wirelessly present PowerPoints from their tablet or smartphone directly to a display device, won the $50,000 Trailblazer Capital Start-up Entrepreneur Investment Prize and the $3,000 Gimmal Group Outstanding IT Prize at the Rice Business […]

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Marquette real estate students win regional case competition

News release, April 21, 2014

Team bests five other schools in NAIOP University Challenge MILWAUKEE – A team of Marquette University real estate students from the College of Business Administration took first-place honors at the NAIOP Minnesota University Challenge regional case competition earlier this month. The students bested teams from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Minnesota, St. Cloud […]

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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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