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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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Way Klingler Fellowship recipient – Exercise as medicine: reversing the effects of Type 2 diabetes

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the College of Health Sciences, is world-renowned for her research on age and sex differences in muscle fatigue. In addition to fielding requests for keynote addresses at international conferences, her work has been commissioned by NASA.

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Way Klingler Fellowship recipient- “Pure love” and political philosophy: the teachings of François Fénelon

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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The inauguration of Pope Francis and his subsequent teachings have focused on inclusion and introspection, asking the question, what is the role of the Catholic church in the world today? What obligations do we have to citizens of an increasingly complex political and economic climate? Dr. Ryan Hanley, associate professor of political science and recipient of […]

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Marquette Happenings

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

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Events happening at Marquette.

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“The Art and Practice of Forgiveness” to be celebrated during Mission Week 2014

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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In her powerful 2007 book, Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, Immaculée Ilibagiza wrote, “I knew that my heart and mind would always be tempted to feel anger — to find blame and hate. But I resolved that when the negative feelings came upon me, I wouldn’t wait for them to grow […]

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Comprehensive enrollment strategy taking shape

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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One of the main objectives under the “Pursuit of Academic Excellence for Human Well-being” theme in the university’s strategic plan, Beyond Boundaries: Setting the Course for Marquette’s Future, is to “be a first-choice university for bright and promising students.”

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Champions for Change

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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Marquette’s Social Innovation Initiative teamed up with Brady Corporation to create four feature videos on social innovation projects at Marquette that are changing the world.

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