Marquette Magazine Summer 2014

Summer 2014 Marquette Magazine

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Read the latest issue of Marquette Magazine with features including two graduates who have been ordained into the Society of Jesus, an alumni who wrote about his experience as a carnival worker and many other great stories.

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

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Among all the outstanding work that occurred this past year, it is impossible to overlook that of the Presidential Search Committee.

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Life size and 3D

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Visualization

Computer images spring to three-dimensional life in the Visualization Lab that opened in January.

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Guardians of the game – Carolyn Kieger

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Kieger

“Coach” Kieger — like the sound of that “The emphasis on character and integrity is what drew me to this institution in the first place and has drawn me back.”

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Guardians of the game – Steve Wojciechowski

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Coach Wojo gets started “Before you can talk about how you want to play, I think it’s important to talk about how you want to live. Because they’re connected.”

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Campus Replay: A memorial of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Rand

Only the most avid basketball fans will remember the first game Marquette played in the postseason NCAA tournament. The recent passing of Terry Rand, Bus Ad ’56, brought a flood of memories of that game in 1955.

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Campus Q & A: Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D.,

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Rev. Timothy J. O’Brien, Ph.D., Catholic priest and professor, teaches at the nexus of American politics — Capitol Hill. The director of Marquette’s Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C., came to the nation’s capital once as an intern himself, which explains his commitment to bringing student-interns to the same portal to learn what it means to be a public servant.

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Mortarboard magic

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Graduates take a little pomp out  of the circumstance. Expressing pride and personality are de rigueur on Commencement Day.

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“Here I am, Lord”

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Jesuits

Nathan Wendt, Comm ’01, and Paul Shelton, Arts ’03, processed up the aisle of Church of the Gesu with three other Jesuits. Witnessed by family, friends and their Jesuit brothers, the five men were ordained in a holy and heady celebration of Catholic faith that spilled out onto campus.  “It feels very gratifying to be […]

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An Attentive Life

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Attentive

If our days are numbered — and they are, though it sometimes takes the urgency of a day like today to sharpen the edge of that raw truth — we really can’t afford not to notice, not to bristle at the brush strokes of the divine that sweep up against us, leave us with goose […]

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My Year as a Carny

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

Comerford

Michael Sean Comerford, Arts ’81, is writing a book about working in traveling carnivals in 10 states, touring Mexico and hitchhiking America. He’s an award winning journalist who worked at newspapers in Budapest, Chicago, Moscow and New York.

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Salt & Light – new student retreat builds community

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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IN THE GO SPELof Matthew, Jesus proclaimed, “You are the salt of the earth. … You are the light of the world.” That passage laid the foundation for Campus Ministry’s new Salt & Light Retreat, a Catholic community-building initiative funded by the Edward D. Simmons Religious Commitment Fund.

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Class Notes – Alumni Profile Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Dr. Keith Fabisiak, Arts ’83, measures healthy babies by the inch and healthy eating by the square foot. Fabisiak began pacing out square-foot gardens during his pediatric residency in Ann Arbor, Mich., sowing and harvesting the maximum possible in 144 square inches. The pediatrician whose practice serves 2,000 children, newborn to 18, became a pied piper for planting, encouraging everyone […]

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Tiling the soil

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

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Toward the end of a seminar on Ignatian Discernment that I teach sophomore Honors Program students, I engage my class in an assignment adapted from Jesuit Robert Marsh’s article “Looking at God Looking at You” published in The Way.

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Summer 2014 Marquette Magazine

Marquette Magazine, Summer 2014

marquette-magazine-summer-2014

Read the latest issue of Marquette Magazine with features including two graduates who have been ordained into the Society of Jesus, an alumni who wrote about his experience as a carnival worker and many other great stories.

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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

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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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