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

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 […]

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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 […]

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Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University

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 […]

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On Campus: Temper toolbox

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.

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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 […]

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Marquette Law School, College of Education host conference on future of Milwaukee schools

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 […]

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Dr. Fuller recognized as unsung hero of Civil Rights Movement by Oxford University Press

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 […]

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From the Dean

Education, 2014

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.

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Guiding Principals

Education, 2014

News release, February 18, 2014

A longtime MPS leader shares her expertise.

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Hope works

Education, 2014

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.

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What’s the Marquette Difference?

Education, 2014

News release, February 18, 2014

What special value does this private Catholic, Jesuit university bring to teacher training? Is it worth it? We took a look at the facts and asked the people whose opinions matter most.

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Educators around the clock

Education, 2014

News release, February 18, 2014

Graduates benefit from Jesuit-based approach to student affairs education.

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Siewert’s Way – Alumnus turned legendary educator Larry Siewert had two rewarding careers

Education, 2014

News release, February 18, 2014

Larry Siewert always wanted to be a teacher but nixed the idea based on the advice of a high school counselor. “He said: ‘Oh, you don’t want to go into teaching. You won’t make any money,’ ” recalls Siewert, Bus Ad ’63, Grad ’72.

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What is a Marquette educator?

Education, 2014

News release, February 18, 2014

What happens when you spend four years at a place described as having “a soul”? You develop the skill, compassion and grit to stand up and make a difference.

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Behavior Clinic debuting new online course to train practitioners

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

News release, February 5, 2014

The College of Education’s Behavior Clinic anticipates treating more than 500 children this year, but it still has a significant waiting list of Milwaukee families with young children with serious behavior issues. Dr. Robert Fox, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology and founder of the Behavior Clinic, believes part of the problem is a […]

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Education expert Kara Finnigan among speakers for Marquette University discussion of Milwaukee-area public school enrollment policies

News release, November 15, 2013

Kara Finnigan, a professor at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, will be among the speakers at a discussion of Milwaukee-area public schools’ enrollment policies on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School, Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Finnigan will provide a national perspective based on her […]

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Marquette University education professor honored with teaching award

News release, June 17, 2013

Dr. Robert Lowe, professor of education policy and leadership at Marquette University, was recently honored with the university’s highest teaching award, the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Lowe has demonstrated a commitment to teaching excellence with a special emphasis on social justice during his 22 years at Marquette. He studies race, […]

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Best of the best: Teaching Excellence winners shine

Marquette Matters, May 2013

News release, May 9, 2013

Teaching Excellence Awards are the highest teaching honor bestowed upon Marquette faculty members. Recipients are nominated by their colleagues and students for demonstrating excellence as teacher-scholars. Dr. Stephen Franzoi, Dr. Douglas Lobner and Dr. Robert Lowe received the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, and Dr. Richard Jones received the Robert and […]

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K-12 education expert to speak at Marquette about education reform initiatives

News release, March 18, 2013

Peter McWalters, former state of Rhode Island Commissioner of K-12 education, will present this year’s Marquette University College of Education Tommy G. Thompson Lecture Tuesday, March 19, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Monaghan Ballroom, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be […]

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Marquette conference will assess charter school movement

News release, March 13, 2013

Marquette University Law School and the Marquette College of Education will host “Charter Schools: Assessing the Present, Looking to the Future,” Wednesday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be completed online, where a […]

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