Marquette Magazine Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Marquette Magazine

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

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Read the latest issue of Marquette Magazine with features including Marquette naming its first lay president-elect, Dr. Michael Lovell, a film about locked-in syndrome and alumni in baseball with a race to the world series.

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Greetings – from Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J.

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

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The new Jesuit residence will support the spiritual and physical needs of my Jesuit brethren while helping to engage the university community in new ways.

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Historic choice – Get acquainted with Marquette’s next president

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Lovell

Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Board of Trustees. He will be the university’s first lay president when he takes office on Aug. 1, 2014, succeeding Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J.

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Years and years of Mission Weeks

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Mission-week

For 13 years, during one week in February, the meaning of Marquette’s mission has taken center stage.

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On Campus: Temper toolbox

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Temper-toolbox

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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Jersey boys

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Pudi

Danny Pudi, Comm ’01, wasn’t born when Marquette’s “untucked” basketball uniform became a fashion-forward hit on the hardwood. But the hoops-crazy alumnus, who also happens to be a rising star in the entertainment industry, was enchanted by the backstory: Legendary Coach Al McGuire allowing star player Bo Ellis, Sp ’77, to come up with his own design of a team […]

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Play ball

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Baseball

Baseball might not be a sport that comes to mind when people think about Marquette, a basketball-mad school that doesn’t field NCAA baseball or softball teams. But for several alumni, the advent of spring training, the crack of a bat and the dusting of homeplate are anticipated with as much enthusiasm as any Big East showdown.

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Moving pictures

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

Shaw

Colleen Shaw uses her camera to do what no doctors or medical miracles have been able to do–let Patrick Stein tell us about living with Locked-In Syndrome

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Alumni Awards

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

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Each year, Marquette celebrates extraordinary alumni and friends who embody the university’s mission. Join the university community in honoring these outstanding individuals and couples.

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Class Notes – Alumni Profile John Renaud, Arts ’80

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

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John Renaud, Arts ’80,  traveled plenty in the early evolution of his business career and always relaxed in the best way possible, by settling into the barber chair for a straight razor, hot towel shave. Then, the entrepreneur who founded three biotech companies — Immunex, NeXstar and Gilead Sciences — decided it was time to establish a business […]

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Tilling the soil

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

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In our everyday experience, courage is evident in how we respond to the dilemmas and crises we face.

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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

Fyke

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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