Marquette Magazine Winter 2014

Winter 2014 Marquette Magazine

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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Read the latest issue of Marquette Magazine, with features including the College of Nursing opportunities at La Rabida, a Harley-Davidson pilgrimage, Marquette physician assistant partnerships with the  Milwaukee VA medical center and news about Marquette’s presidential search.

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Greetings From Interim President Father Wild

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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We weave our Catholic and Jesuit spirit into daily campus life through worship, retreats, reflections, service and the foundational role of the University Core of Common Studies.

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Dr. Jeremy Fyke explores the million-dollar question: What am I supposed to do with my life?

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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Fyke, an assistant professor of communication studies in the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication, invites students to consider greater life callings when job hunting. His professional and personal research interests include tackling big questions about careers, vocations and the discernment process.

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One more shot

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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Whether he makes the U.S. Olympic speedskating team or not, it’s something of a miracle that Liam Ortega, Arts ’07, is back out on the ice at all.

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Second City funny girl

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

SecondCity

The Second City theatre has a reputation for discovering some of the nation’s greatest comedic talent. Newcomer Carisa Barreca, Comm ’02, is making her mark as a resident actor on Second City Chicago’s e.t.c. stage.

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The Marquette Presidential Search

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

Discovery

In selecting a lay president, the university would not cross into unchartered territory. Lay leaders hold the high office at seven of the 28 U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities, including Georgetown, Loyola Marymount, Canisius and Gonzaga universities.

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Chasing Harley

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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John Scott Lewinski travels 75,000 miles covering Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary THUNDER RIDE.

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“priceless”

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

La-Rabida

Mackenzie Conn met a queen last summer or maybe she was a princess with yellow, pink and blue barrettes pinning a crown of pigtails around her head. She sat on her throne or maybe it was a miniature hospital bed, and from there she commanded those who frankly adore her. “She’s the queen of La Rabida,” Conn said, introducing her royal patient.

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Caring for our nation’s vets

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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Milwaukee’s VA provides the full complement of health care services for veterans. Its proximity to Marquette enables terrific partnerships, and there may be no better example than the relationship between the VA and the physician assistant studies program.

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Cultivating Milwaukee

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

Rick-Barrett

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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Tilling the soil

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

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Imagine having honest and open conversations about your life and spiritual journey with someone who listens intently and supports you.

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Greetings From Interim President Father Wild

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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It has been a real pleasure to see familiar friends, colleagues and students in recent days. I look forward to the Commencement exercises with students I welcomed to campus four years ago. Marquette has worked its way deep into my heart, and I know that is the case for so many of you. So I didn’t need much time […]

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Campus Q&A

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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Dr. Risa Brooks studies a dark side of humanity with a goal of improving the world.

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Think of the strategic plan as a road map

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

Strategic-Planning

Tom Ganey is the new vice president for planning, charged with guiding implementation of the university’s strategic plan. Ganey adds the role to his position as university architect.

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Sandwich ministry

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

Sandwich-ministry

Twenty-five years ago, a group of students attended the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness in Boston. They brought back more than notes.

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136 miles in six days for MS

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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Pausing atop a steep California hill, Chellie deGelleke couldn’t help but grin. The ultra-marathoner didn’t think about her burning thighs or nagging ankles.

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I stood up

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

Brazil

In July, more than 3 million young Catholics traveled to Brazil for Magis, an Ignatian experience for pilgrims from Jesuit institutions, and World Youth Day, a worldwide gathering of Catholic youth. Communication senior Jessie Bazan was one of 12 pilgrims from Marquette who made the trip.

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Love Letters to Father Naus

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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He was always faithful, never at a loss for words, forever fatherly and loving, had a God-given gift for creating an infinity of smiles and laughter, and he was loved — deeply. Thank you, Father John Naus, S.J.

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Friends and Amigos

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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Brian Harper wondered if he would build the same lifelong connections that his parents took from Marquette.

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Goal Orientation

Marquette Magazine, Fall 2013

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“When you live in Ghana, you grow up really quickly because you have to think a lot when you‘re little,” says James C. Nortey, who sold tomatoes and sports drinks on the roadside before making his way to the United States at age 15.

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