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.

AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon to keynote 2017 Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 5, 2017

AMB family of businesses includes NFL’s Atlanta Falcons MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will host the annual Business Leaders Forum. This year’s keynote speaker will be Steve Cannon, CEO of AMB Group LLC, the parent company of Arthur Blank’s for-profit businesses, including the National Football League’s Atlanta […]

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Marquette management professor and chair honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 14, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Monica Adya, chair and professor of management at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Teaching Excellence Award. Adya is known for putting her students in a position to confront and solve problems. She strives to prepare them for today’s working world. In her Project Management undergraduate course, Adya’s […]

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CNBC television star Lemonis, Marquette University exceed $3 Million Challenge fundraising goal

News release, April 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University community more than doubled down in this year’s giving challenge issued by alumnus Marcus Lemonis, CNBC’s star of The Profit, combining to raise a total of $3,292,748. The challenge was met in less than two months by 2,769 donors who raised a total of $1,792,748. Lemonis added $1.5 million of […]

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Marquette launching revised MBA program to better meet market demands

News release, March 1, 2017

Fewer required credit hours shorten time to degree MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Graduate School of Management will roll out a revised version of its part-time MBA program this fall, Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Brian Till announced. The measure, which will integrate components of the current curriculum to cut the number of credit hours […]

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Marquette researchers find NFL rule decreases concussions, increases lower-body injuries

News release, February 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University economics professors in a study forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics have found that the National Football League’s “Crown of the Helmet Rule” (CHR) reduces the probability of a concussion occurring among players by 32 percent. However, the study by associate professors of economics Dr. Andrew Hanson and Dr. […]

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Marquette real estate professors honored with best paper awards

News release, September 26, 2016

Pennington-Cross, Cashman lauded by American Real Estate Society MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University real estate professors were honored recently by the American Real Estate Society for having best papers in the organization’s 2016 Manuscript Prize Competition. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, won in the Real Estate Finance category for his paper, “Mortgage […]

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Experts available: 2016 Summer Olympics

News release, August 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Brazil is welcoming elite athletes around the world for the Summer Olympics beginning this week. Marquette University has a wide variety of experts available to provide perspective in Olympics-related news coverage. Members of the media may contact our experts directly or contact Chris Jenkins in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Athletes’ Perspective […]

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Marquette accounting professor awarded university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Cindy Gruber, instructor in accounting, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gruber joined Marquette University in 2000 and since then has been dedicated to building relationships with students based on mutual respect, trust and genuine concern. She teaches financial and managerial accounting, as well as income tax […]

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Marquette, Rexnord to launch ‘Bridge to Business’ program for young engineers

News release, May 23, 2016

Effort propelled by $1 million corporate gift from Rexnord MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering and College of Business Administration have joined Milwaukee-based manufacturer Rexnord to develop an immersive, four-week experience to give early career engineers business fundamentals. The new program, Bridge to Business for Engineers, is being launched through a $1 million […]

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Noted health economist Emily Oster to speak at Marquette

News release, October 8, 2015

New book focuses on using data to make better pregnancy decisions MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned health economist Dr. Emily Oster will discuss her new book, Expecting Better, for the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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Chicago Fed chief to keynote annual Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 17, 2015

Dr. Charles Evans will deliver ‘A Perspective on Monetary Policy’ Sept. 28 MILWAUKEE – Dr. Charles Evans, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Monday, Sept. 28, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, […]

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Two Marquette real estate professors win best paper awards

News release, August 24, 2015

Pennington-Cross, Cashman honored by American Real Estate Association MILWAUKEE – Two professors in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University were recently honored with top manuscript prizes at the American Real Estate Association’s national conference. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, and Dr. George Cashman, associate professor of finance, were awarded best […]

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Marquette senior economics professor awarded Fulbright

News release, August 18, 2015

Toumanoff will teach at Armenian university MILWAUKEE — Dr. Peter Toumanoff, associate professor emeritus of economics at Marquette University, has earned a Senior Fulbright Award to Armenia, and will spend the first part of 2016 teaching at the Armenian State University of Economics in Yerevan, the nation’s capital. This is his third Fulbright. Toumanoff, whose […]

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Marquette University develops accelerated STEM-MBA program

News release, February 5, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University today announced a new STEM-MBA, a unique accelerated degree program for undergraduate students in selected science, technology and mathematics majors. It will be available beginning in the fall 2015 semester. The five-year program – the first of its kind in the area and one of only a few nationwide – provides […]

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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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