University News: Graduate School
News and stories from Marquette featuring the Graduate School. For more news, visit the Graduate School website.

Research in Action

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Welcome to the 2014 edition of Discover magazine! In May 2013, Marquette University’s Board of Trustees approved a strategic plan, Beyond Boundaries: Setting the Course for Marquette’s Future, developed with extensive input from the university community. “Research in Action” was identified as one of six strategic themes in the new plan, supporting the advancement of the work of our superb community of scholars. The […]

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Powerhouse

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Renowned for her research and teaching, a Marquette professor is pursuing breakthroughs in the study of mitochondria — the fuel plants of our cells — with students ever by her side

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Monkish mysteries and impious intrigue

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

In a religiously divided England, chapbooks painted a lurid picture of the Catholic Church

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BIG

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

For Dr. Linda Vaughn, obesity is more than a significant problem. She considers it a modern day plague. Vaughn, a professor of biomedical sciences, was designing the curriculum for her class, Modern Plagues: Addiction, Obesity and Stress, when she started looking into what other obesity-related research was being done on campus.

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Jury’s out: obesity, discrimination and the law

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Professor of Law Judith McMullen was beginning to see obesity become a significant issue in family law, her area of expertise. What started as a little digging eventually became a research paper for one of the Law School’s publications, Elder’s Advisor Law Review. She examines societal attitudes toward obesity and how those attitudes are represented in the legal system.

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Reboot robot your workout

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Could a robot serve as a personal trainer? Dr. Andrew Williams thinks so. Williams, Grad ’95, professor and director of the College of Engineering’s Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics Lab, and his students have programmed a humanoid robot to demonstrate and do exercises with humans.

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One step at a time

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Collaborators seek to improve the functionality of individuals with spinal cord injuries

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Clean Water

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Marquette researchers turn their attention to one of the planet’s most threatened resources.

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Solving the puzzle

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Professors study sexual assault trials to learn how evidence pieces fit together.

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Paradise lost: The decline of African-American coastal land ownership in the 20th century

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Dr. Andrew Kahrl has been a fan of James Brown and other R&B singers since childhood. As a graduate student, he intended to study black music and culture, but the research introduced him to many Southern beaches and resorts where black musicians would play. He’d never heard of these places and was curious to learn more.

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Traveling Spain, yesterday and today

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova is uniting past and present Spain with a new mapping tool that connects 19th-century literary descriptions to the country’s popular destinations. After analyzing more than 40 era travel books, the associate professor of Spanish’s international team has compiled data such as when and where people traveled; what places they visited; how they described these places; and how long it […]

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Computational chemist discovers compound’s dualITY

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

As a child, Dr. Qadir Timerghazin was torn between two loves: computers and chemistry. He split his time performing experiments and programming code. Then he discovered computational chemistry.

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Marquette Bookshelf

Discover Research, 2014

News release, March 25, 2014

Check out some of the offerings written and edited by Marquette faculty.

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The jump-around guy

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

Smith is president and owner of R.A. Smith National, a multidiscipline engineering consulting company with 160 employees and $17 million in sales last year. But Golden Eagles fans know him better by his alter ego personality: the “jump-around guy.”

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9 to 5

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2013

News release, February 6, 2013

For some, a job may mean little more than punching a clock and waiting for the weekend to roll around. But for these young Marquette alumni, it produces a new Tree of Life, the world’s tallest skyscrapers, a veteran’s memories of war and more.

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Playing through

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2013

News release, February 6, 2013

Wroblewski is co-founder of Golf Pipeline (golfpipeline.com), a social media website that lets members select tee times, invite friends to play, track scores, join a handicap club and communicate with golf buddies.

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Educational Opportunity Program benefits students and communities

Marquette Matters, December 2012/January 2013

News release, December 6, 2012

“A scholarship is not for free — you have to work hard to maintain it.”  No one knows that better than Dr. Phu Tran, Eng ’04, Grad ’11. He was the first member of his family to graduate from college. At age 14, his family moved to the United States from Vietnam.

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A different kind of boot camp

Marquette Matters, December 2012/January 2013

News release, December 6, 2012

For many doctoral students, lingering in that dreaded “ABD” — all but dissertation — status kills their chances of ever adding those other three initials — Ph.D. — behind their name. But students intent on finishing their doctoral degree have a valuable tool: the Graduate School’s Dissertation Boot Camp. For one intense week, students lock […]

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From Scott R. Pilarz, S.J.

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2012

News release, July 18, 2012

Today, Kerry Grosse, Arts ’92, is Marquette’s associate registrar — the point person for getting all final grades filed correctly and on time, among other responsibilities — but 16 years ago, she was a brand-new admissions counselor traveling the Midwest representing this university.

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Traveling abroad guided by sounds

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2012

News release, July 18, 2012

Justine Shorter was 14 years old when glaucoma and cataracts began to steal her sight. At 15, she was declared legally blind.

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