Marquette Matters

Behavior Clinic debuting new online course to train practitioners

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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The College of Education’s Behavior Clinic anticipates treating more than 500 children this year, but it still has a significant waiting list of Milwaukee families with young children with serious behavior issues. Dr. Robert Fox, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology and founder of the Behavior Clinic, believes part of the problem is a […]

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On the Side Dave Tamburrino – Former Olympic speedskater

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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Dave Tamburrino, director of development for corporate and foundation relations in University Advancement, had a different undergraduate experience than most Marquette students. A national champion in short-track speedskating at ages 14,15 and 16 and long-track speedskating at 18, Tamburrino was asked to train with the national team in preparation for the 1994 Winter Olympics in […]

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Peter Faber canonized by Pope Francis

Marquette Matters, January/February 2014

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On December 17, 2013, Pope Francis announced the canonization of St. Peter Faber, the first Jesuit priest and one of the founding members of the Society of Jesus. St. Faber, born in France in 1506, was a contemporary of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Francis Xavier, meeting and living with the men at the […]

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The search for Marquette’s 24th president

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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As the fall semester comes to a close, the search for Marquette’s 24th president is in full swing, propelled by the goal of having a permanent president in place to start the 2014–15 academic year.

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The next chapter for the Marquette Law School Poll

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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For a veteran observer of Wisconsin politics such as Charles Franklin, it’d be hard to top 2012. Between the gubernatorial recall election, Paul Ryan’s vice presidential candidacy and Wisconsin’s swing-state status in the November election, there was no shortage of national attention to state politics.

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The next evolution of student advising

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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Marquette University’s advising enterprise is ever-evolving because as programs and course offerings change, so too do students’ advising needs.

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On the Side Rev. John D. Jones – Photographer

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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Rev. John D. Jones, professor of philosophy and interim chair of the Department of Physics, has always used music and prayer to center himself, but his passion for photography has also begun to play a key role in his personal expression.

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College of Nursing one of six nursing schools chosen for $5 million partnership with Veterans Affairs

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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A partnership between Marquette University and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will not only allow 40 more students to join the College of Nursing by 2014–15, but also ensures military veterans continue to receive the specialized care they have earned.

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Physical therapy professor receives Fulbright scholarship to Nepal

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

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Dr. Guy Simoneau, professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences, will travel to Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University — which offers the only physical therapy program in Nepal — this spring on a Fulbright scholarship.

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New life for the historic core

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

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During the past decade, Marquette has built six new buildings that have transformed the campus landscape. Now it’s time to pay tribute to the history of the university by renovating its three original buildings — Johnston Hall, Marquette Hall and Sensenbrenner Hall — the “historic core” of campus. Coughlin Hall will also undergo moderate interior […]

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Marquette prepares for reaffirmation of accreditation site visit Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

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On Monday, Sept. 30, Marquette will welcome nine peer reviewers who will conduct a three-day site visit to review Marquette’s operations, the key step in the university’s reaffirmation of accreditation process.

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A new chapter for the College of Arts and Sciences

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

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Marquette Matters recently sat down with Dr. Richard Holz, dean of the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, to learn more about him personally, his journey in academia and his vision for the future.

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Ugland awarded Fulbright to teach in the Czech Republic

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

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Dr. Erik Ugland, associate professor of digital media and performing arts, has always wanted to live abroad. His wish will come true this spring when he travels to the Czech Republic as a Fulbright Scholar.

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Wisconsin’s only dental school grows by leaps and bounds

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

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The School of Dentistry — Wisconsin’s only dental school — welcomed its expanded class in August, growing from 80 students to 100 students.

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Best of the best: Teaching Excellence winners shine

Marquette Matters, May 2013

Teaching Excellence

Teaching Excellence Awards are the highest teaching honor bestowed upon Marquette faculty members. Recipients are nominated by their colleagues and students for demonstrating excellence as teacher-scholars. Dr. Stephen Franzoi, Dr. Douglas Lobner and Dr. Robert Lowe received the John P. Raynor, S.J., Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, and Dr. Richard Jones received the Robert and […]

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Excellence in University Service Awards honor outstanding staff members

Marquette Matters, May 2013

Excellence in Service

The university’s Excellence in University Service Awards recognize staff members who have contributed to the essential work of Marquette at the highest level of excellence. Recipients were nominated based on service that is above and beyond the duties normally assigned to their positions. They will be honored at the Excellence in University Service Awards Luncheon […]

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Tiny teachers lead the physical therapy “Baby Lab”

Marquette Matters, May 2013

Baby Lab

Like many students, Hera Wert showed up for class dressed head-to-toe in Marquette blue and gold. But Hera isn’t a student; she’s a teacher — and she’s less than a year old.

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Dr. Fabien Josse honored with Haggerty research award

Marquette Matters, Apr. 2013

Dr. Fabien Josse

Contaminated drinking wells. Deep sea oil spills. Homeland security threats. These are a few examples of how Dr. Fabien Josse, professor of electrical and computer engineering and the 2013 recipient of the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence, is using his skills to contribute to finding answers to some of the world’s most […]

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Way Klingler Young Scholar recipients

Marquette Matters, Apr. 2013

Dr. Sameena Mulla

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.

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Alumnus of the Year lives the Marquette mission

Marquette Matters, Apr. 2013

Don Layden

Anyone who knows him will tell you that Don Layden, Arts ’79, Law ’82, lives the Marquette mission. Whether it’s the pursuit of excellence in his professional life — he’s a partner at Quarles & Brady and an operating partner with Baird Venture Partners — or how he and his wife, Mary Jo, Arts ’80, […]

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