Marquette University’s College of Education and Opus College of Engineering faculty have received a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a 14-month master’s program that will attract and retain new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers. The accelerated program, which will start in summer 2018 and is already accepting applications, targets people […]
University News: Education
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Marquette receives $1.2 million NSF grant to attract and retain secondary science, technology, engineering and math teachers
News release, May 16, 2017
News release, May 11, 2017
Students will be placed in Germany, Ecuador and Malaysia MILWAUKEE – Three Marquette University students were selected for 2017-18 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards and will spend several months working overseas through the prestigious program. The students selected were Dane DeVetter, who will graduate this spring with a master’s degree in International Affairs; Morgan Lieske, […]
News release, March 21, 2017
MILWAUKEE — Marquette’s Law School and College of Education will host a debate between the candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction on Tuesday, March 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. On April 4, Wisconsin voters will select the state superintendent of public instruction for the next four […]
College of Education announces new undergraduate major for students to pursue careers outside the traditional classroom
News release, March 1, 2017
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Education has announced a new major for undergraduate studies that will begin this upcoming fall, in time for the 2017-18 academic year. The new major, Educational Studies, is an interdisciplinary major for students interested in working in educational arenas outside traditional classroom teaching environments. Students declaring for the new […]
‘Dark Side of the Full Moon’, a documentary about maternal mental health, to be shown at Marquette on Oct. 10
News release, October 5, 2016
MILWAUKEE – A free screening of the documentary Dark Side of the Full Moon will be held on Oct. 10 at Marquette University’s Cudahy Hall, Room 001, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. Marquette University’s College of Education and Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology are sponsoring the screening and a panel discussion in collaboration with the Moms […]
News release, July 7, 2016
MILWAUKEE — Dr. Robert Fox, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, recently received the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence. Fox has been at Marquette since 1982, and during that time he has worked to engage members of the community on early childhood mental health treatment. He has not only become a […]
News release, May 6, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Two Marquette University seniors were selected for 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards and they will spend several months working overseas as English teaching assistants through the prestigious program celebrating its 70th year. Olanrewaju Awosika, a senior in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Spanish for the health professions, […]
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 […]
News release, March 17, 2015
In this issue: Look elsewhere for apathy and boredom as the college helps ignite in students a passion for shaping the lives of others, a faculty boost for EOP, a trusted guide on a sensitive campus issue, and unquenchable alumna Joanne Quick.
Miami HEAT’s Dwyane Wade makes gift to Marquette University to enhance literacy for inner-city children
News release, December 1, 2014
Marquette University alumnus and Miami HEAT star Dwyane Wade has given a gift to the university’s Ralph C. Hartman Literacy and Learning Center to help improve the region’s literacy gap among inner-city children. Wade, who attended Marquette University from 2000 to 2003, made the gift through his Wade’s World Foundation which provides support to community-based […]
Marquette Law School, College of Education to host half-day conference on future of Catholic K-12 education
News release, October 9, 2014
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Law School and College of Education will host a conference titled “The Future of Catholic K–12 Education: Some National and Milwaukee Perspectives,” on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The half-day event is part of a continuing series of conferences on K–12 education sponsored by the Law […]
News release, June 17, 2014
A Marquette University alumna, who spent her entire career teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools, bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to the university for endowed scholarship aid. The gift, which will be split between Marquette’s College of Education and Law School, is the largest donation in the College of Education’s history. Bernadette Steep, who died […]
Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014
News release, April 30, 2014
What’s a parent to do when a child’s frustration turns into a behavior issue? Turn to Marquette’s Behavior Clinic for solutions.
Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the persistence of American racial inequality
News release, April 8, 2014
One of Marquette University’s three 2014 Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Imani Perry, professor at Princeton University’s Center for African-American Studies and faculty associate in Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs, will give a lecture titled, “Scales Unbalanced: The Persistence of American Racial Inequality,” Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 […]
News release, March 24, 2014
Marquette University Law School and the Marquette College of Education will host a conference on the future of Milwaukee schools on Tuesday, April 1, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. With Milwaukee facing a fresh search for a public schools superintendent, continuing debate over what should be done with low-performing schools, and little overall […]
News release, February 27, 2014
Dr. Howard Fuller, distinguished professor of education at Marquette University, and founder and director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, is one of nine unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement recognized this month by the Oxford University Press. A former superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, Fuller is an outspoken advocate of educational […]
News release, February 18, 2014
It’s hard for me to believe that I’m in my tenth year as dean of the College of Education at Marquette University. During the past decade, it has been a genuine privilege and honor to serve in this esteemed role at an institution I cherish so deeply. Make that a blessing.
News release, February 18, 2014
A longtime MPS leader shares her expertise.
News release, February 18, 2014
Dr. Shane Lopez’s research shows hope can be cultivated and used to considerable advantage in our lives. But don’t confuse hope with wishfulness, he advises in this interview with the college’s Dr. Lisa Edwards.