Archive | 2008

End of the year story ideas from Marquette University

News release, December 22, 2008

The goose is gone and the toys are assembled. Ah, yes, the week between Christmas and New Year’s… As you plan stories for the end of 2008, Marquette University offers a variety of story ideas and related experts to help.   Please feel free to contact any of these individuals directly; otherwise, call Andy Brodzeller […]


Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’ to be performed at Marquette

News release, December 18, 2008

Event Information:Date: Jan. 10 and 11, 2009Time: Saturday and Sunday, 2:30 p.m.Place: Tony & Lucille Weasler Auditorium          1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Marquette University’s Department of Performing Arts’ Annual Theatre for Young Audiences performance this year will feature The BFG, based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s novel about the Big Friendly Giant. The curtain will go up […]


Marquette to celebrate mid-year graduation Sunday, Dec. 14

News release, December 5, 2008

Event Information:Date: Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008Time: 9:30 a.m.Place: U.S. Cellular Arena          400 W. Kilbourn Ave. More than 450 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at the mid-year commencement on Sunday, Dec. 14, at the U.S. Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave.   The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will feature a keynote address […]


Marquette Law School program provides legal services to nonprofits

News release, December 3, 2008

Marquette University Law School has established a new program to provide pro bono legal assistance to nonprofit organizations. The Milwaukee Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations [M-LINC] is the only source of its kind in the state, connecting attorneys and law students willing to donate their time and expertise with charities unable to afford legal help. […]


Carol of the bells: Marquette carillon to play holiday songs

News release, December 2, 2008

Carillonneur Mark Konewko to play Sundays in December Marquette University’s carillon will ring out holiday carols at noon the first three Sundays in December. The “Carillon Concert Series,” performed by Marquette carillonneur Mark Konewko, will feature seasonal songs from different cultures on December 7, 14 and 21. The one-hour performances can be heard throughout the […]


Marquette students celebrate the holidays

News release, November 25, 2008

It’s beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas. Marquette music groups and student organizations are celebrating the holiday season with fundraisers, events and concerts.   Live Nativity Scene Tuesday, Dec. 2, 10 p.m. — Wed. Dec. 3, 10 p.m. In front of Raynor Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. Marquette students are raising awareness […]


Newly opened Marquette dental clinic plans open house

News release, November 24, 2008

Event Information:Date: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008Time: 2 – 5 p.m.Place: Marquette University Community Dental Clinic – North          210 W. Capitol Dr. The Marquette University School of Dentistry will host an open house at its newly opened northside clinic on Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Marquette University President Robert A. Wild, S.J., […]


‘Tis the season: Holiday story ideas from Marquette University

News release, November 21, 2008

As you formulate stories for holiday coverage, Marquette University offers the following ideas and related experts to assist you:   The economics of Christmas Like it or not, Christmas is big business. Today’s economy is sure to have an effect on the holiday shopping season. Wondering how businesses have changed their marketing tactics, or if […]


Theology professor launches Bernard Lonergan Web site

News release, November 18, 2008

A new Web site,, provides access to the archives of Bernard Lonergan, the late Canadian Jesuit theologian, philosopher and economist. Organization and development of the Web site was managed by Rev. Robert Doran, S.J., professor of theology at Marquette University.    Lonergan is often considered one of the most significant philosophical thinkers of the […]


Marquette School of Dentistry to open northside clinic

News release, November 11, 2008

The Marquette School of Dentistry will open a community clinic at 210 W. Capitol Dr. on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The clinic, located in the lower level of the Chase Bank building, will serve adolescents and adults five days a week.   Patients may begin making appointments at the clinic by calling 414-288-2930.   The Marquette […]


Helping children cope with death is topic of nursing lecture

News release, November 6, 2008

Dr. Betty Davies, professor of family health care nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, will present “When Someone is Dying: Helping the Children,” for Marquette University’s James Wake Memorial Lecture. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be delivered Friday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in room 111 of […]


Mary’s role in Eastern and Western theology examined

News release, November 5, 2008

Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will present “Woman of Many Names: Mary in Eastern and Western Theology” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public.   As the […]


Marquette Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative hosts conference on crime

News release, November 3, 2008

Milwaukee’s Safe Streets Project: Successes and Challenges   Crime in Milwaukee and the progress of the first year of the Safe Streets Initiative will be the topics as law enforcement officers, city leaders, crime experts and community members come together for the fifth annual conference of Marquette University Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative, Tuesday, Nov. […]


2008 Foundations in Wisconsin directory now available

News release, October 31, 2008

Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Funding Information Center has published the 2008 edition of Foundations in Wisconsin: A Directory. Now in its 27th edition, the directory includes an all-time high 1,275 foundations responsible for almost $475 million in grants. The unique resource, which includes up-to-date data on private, corporate and community foundations, is available in […]


MU Law School: ‘On the Issues with Mike Gousha’ features post-election analysis

News release, October 30, 2008

Event Information:Date: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008Time: 12:15 p.m.Place: Sensenbrenner Hall          Eisenberg Memorial Hall          1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. For the in-depth story behind the Nov. 4 election results, “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” at Marquette Law School will feature two political campaign veterans, Paul Maslin and Mark Graul, Thursday, Nov. 6, at 12:15 p.m., in Sensenbrenner […]


Fall music performances at Marquette

News release, October 28, 2008

The Marquette campus is alive with music as the Marquette Symphonic Band performs this Friday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Other fall concerts include performances by the jazz ensemble, band and gospel choir. All shows are free and open to the public. Friday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m. Marquette Symphonic Band, Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin […]


Marquette president wins leadership award

News release, October 27, 2008

Marquette University President Robert A. Wild, S.J., is the 2008 recipient of the Chief Executive Leadership Award for Region V of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Region V includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.   Wild will receive his award at the region’s annual meeting in Chicago Dec. 14.   […]


Is North Korea still a terrorist threat?

News release, October 24, 2008

Dr. Bruce Cumings, chair of the history department at University of Chicago, will present “North Korea: Still in the axis of evil?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Cudahy Hall, room 001, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public.    As the Rev. Henry W. Casper, S.J., Lecturer, […]


Marquette presents Anton Chekov’s ‘The Cherry Orchard’

News release, October 23, 2008

Event Information:Dates: Nov. 13-23, 2008Times: Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.           Sunday, 2:30 p.m.Place: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre          525 N. 13th St. Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard will be presented by the Marquette University Department of Performing Arts at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre.   The Cherry Orchard is the story of a […]


PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Milwaukee-area children celebrate ‘HALLoween’ at Marquette

News release, October 22, 2008

Marquette University students host safe trick-or-treating and Halloween fun Event InformationDate: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008Time: 3 – 6 p.m.Place: See below. For the 11th consecutive year, the Marquette University Residence Hall Association is providing Milwaukee-area youth, ages 3 to 11, with a safe, fun-filled environment for trick-or-treating and other Halloween festivities. The annual “HALLoween” event […]