Marquette Matters

The Inauguration of the 24th president of Marquette University, Dr. Michael R. Lovell

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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Inauguration events for President Michael R. Lovell will offer the Marquette community a full range of opportunities to warmly welcome the university’s first lay president to campus through worship, reflection and celebration.

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Mandatory online sexual misconduct prevention training rolls out in September

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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During the last four years, Marquette University has implemented a number of programs to educate and engage the campus about the risks, harm and impact that sexual misconduct has on the community. Efforts have included the implementation of a required program for all first-year students, new procedures for Title IX compliance and collaboration with community partners, and special speakers and events to raise […]

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Campus Climate Study will measure diversity and inclusiveness

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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In a Faculty Forum last March, Interim Provost Dr. Margaret Faut Callahan announced the development of a comprehensive diversity plan, saying: “It is critical that we not only encourage diversity, but that we continually foster an environment that is welcoming and respectful of every member of our community.” Since then, a cross-section of students, faculty and […]

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On the Side President Michael R. Lovell – Runner and triathlete

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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President Lovell, 47, is an avid triathlete and marathoner, which he credits for helping him lead. He’s currently competing in the Milwaukee Biz Times’ Fittest Executive Competition and will race Al’s Run & Walk for Children’s Hospital on Sept. 13 with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Wojciechowski to kick off a week of Presidential Inauguration […]

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After 40 years, Marquette’s Jesuits get a new home: Groundbreaking ceremony follows successful $15 million fundraising initiative

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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In 1973, Marquette’s Jesuits moved from various locations across campus into Heraty Hall (formerly the Stratford Arms Hotel), creating a communal and decidedly symbolic home known affectionately as the “Jes Res.” Four decades later, the university has broken ground on the priests’ new home, courtesy of a successful $15 million fundraising effort. Like its aged predecessor, the new 40,000 […]

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Marquette Happenings

Marquette Matters, Sept/Oct. 2014

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Events happening at Marquette.

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Teaching Excellence winners are the pinnacle of the teacher-scholar model

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Teaching Excellence Awards are the highest honor bestowed upon Marquette faculty members. Recipients are nominated by colleagues and students for demonstrating excellence as teacher-scholars. Drs. Sandra Hunter, Daniel Meissner and Terence T. Ow received the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, and Dr. John Su received the Robert and Mary Gettel Award for Teaching Excellence at the Père Marquette Dinner on May […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Allison Hyngstrom

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, assistant professor of physical therapy, is researching the neural […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Peter Staudenmaier

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Peter Staudenmaier, assistant professor of history, studies connections between nation and […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Qadir Timerghazin

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, assistant professor of chemistry, uses computational modeling to understand […]

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The next generation: Way Klingler Young Scholars lead the way on research – Dr. Amber Wichowsky

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Way Klingler Young Scholar Awards support promising young scholars in critical stages of their careers. The awards of up to $32,000 are intended to fund $2,000 in operating costs and to cover up to 50 percent of salary to afford the recipient a one-semester sabbatical. Dr. Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science, researches the political, social […]

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Haggerty Award winner tackles the tough topics

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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His career as a researcher is as varied as it is prolific, but Dr. James Holstein’s start as a sociologist was a bit shaky. Now a professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, he started as an undergraduate who “bounced around for seven years” at the University of California–Berkley during the height of […]

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Being the difference: Excellence in University Service Awards celebrate staff members who go above and beyond

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Excellence in University Service Awards recognizes staff members who have contributed to the essential work of Marquette at the highest level of excellence.

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Marquette Happenings

Marquette Matters, May 2014

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Events happening at Marquette.

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State of the University Address

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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In his first Presidential Address since returning as interim president, Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., was joined by Interim Provost Margaret Faut Callahan for a dialogue on major topics and initiatives taking place at Marquette.

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Dr. Michael R. Lovell elected first lay president of Marquette

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected Marquette University’s 24th president by the Board of Trustees on March 26. President-elect Lovell will be Marquette’s first lay president when he officially begins his role Aug. 1.

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New Visualization Lab provides collaborative space to create immersive environments

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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A group of freshmen grabbed their 3D glasses and took a seat before the lights were turned down and the screen in front of them came to life. For the next hour, these students weren’t captivated by the latest blockbuster at the local movie theatre, but were transported inside a human artery in Engineering Hall’s […]

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Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner studying patterns of trade and migration in 16th century Central America

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the 2014–15 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award recipient.

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Museum as classroom

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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Teaching Enhancement Award winners will use Haggerty in pilot project.

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On the Side Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom – sailor

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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During harsh Milwaukee winters, Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom, an avid sailor, dreams of warmer days on Lake Michigan. van Den Kieboom, assistant professor of educational policy and leadership, has been sailing with her husband for more than 31 years.

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