Archive | 2008

Marquette’s ACRE program adds continuing education focus

News release, October 21, 2008

Associates in Commercial Real Estate welcomes back 11 past participants Marquette University’s Milwaukee Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE), an industry-supported initiative that recruits and trains minorities for professional careers in commercial real estate, is bringing back 11 past participants for continuing education and mentorship. They and 17 new students comprise the program’s fifth class […]

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National Sports Law Institute to address cutting-edge issues in professional sports

News release, October 17, 2008

Stadium deals, sports broadcasts and franchise sales among key topics Event InformationDate: Friday, Oct. 24, 2008Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union          1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Leading sports lawyers, sports law professors and industry professionals will address cutting-edge legal and business issues related to sports franchises, sports broadcasting and playing facilities at the […]

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Marquette University to host 5th annual sySTEM Now! Conference

News release, October 16, 2008

Marquette University will host the 5th annual sySTEM Now! (Strengthening our Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. sySTEM Now! is a consortium of businesses, concerned citizens, educational institutions and public officials dedicated to improving […]

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Marquette and Paradigm Sensors receive 2008 R&D award

News release, October 14, 2008

The i-SPEC Q-100 Handheld Biodiesel Analyzer, developed by Paradigm Sensors, LLC, with technology acquired from Marquette University, will be honored Oct. 16 by R&D Magazine as one of the most technologically significant products of the year.   The i-SPEC Q-100 technology was developed at Marquette University’s College of Engineering under the direction of Dr. Martin […]

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Agricultural scholar and author to discuss world food crisis

News release, October 13, 2008

Raj Patel, agricultural scholar and author of the book Stuffed and Starved: the Battle for the World Food System, will address “The World Food Crisis: How did it get so bad and why should we care?” on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., in Cudahy Hall, Room 001, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. This speech is […]

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Marquette Law School: On the Issues with Mike Gousha features Manpower Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres

News release, October 8, 2008

Manpower, Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” at Marquette University Law School Wednesday, Oct. 15, at noon in Sensenbrenner Hall, Eisenberg Memorial Hall (3rd Floor), located at 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave.   Joerres will offer his unique perspective on the recent economic developments […]

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Marquette University’s Peacemaker in Residence to visit campus

News release, October 7, 2008

Event Information:Date: Oct. 23-29, 2008Time: See below.Place: Marquette University          Alumni Memorial Union          1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Marquette’s Peacemaker in Residence, Christopher Ahrends, former chaplain to Desmond Tutu, will be on campus Thursday, Oct. 23, through Wednesday, Oct. 29, to address the concept of nonviolent peacemaking.   Ahrends will conduct a retreat Saturday, Oct. 25, from […]

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Milwaukee County District Attorney Chisholm goes “On the Issues”

News release, October 3, 2008

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and Yale Law School Professor Dan Kahan will discuss how to improve relations between law enforcement officials and residents in high crime neighborhoods as the next guests for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” at Marquette University Law School Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in […]

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ConocoPhillips CEO to speak at Marquette’s Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 2, 2008

Green Bay native James Mulva heads nation’s third-largest oil company Event InformationDate: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008Time: 11:15 a.m. registrationPlace: Alumni Memorial Union          Ballroom, 3rd Floor          1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. James J. Mulva, chairman and chief executive officer of ConocoPhillips, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 29, […]

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Exploding stars topic of Coyne Lecture

News release, October 1, 2008

Dr. J. Craig Wheeler, professor of astronomy at University of Texas at Austin, will present “Exploding Stars in an Accelerating Universe” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public.     As the Rev. George V. Coyne, […]

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Marquette to host international journalists

News release, September 30, 2008

Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication is one of 10 leading schools of journalism nationwide selected by the U.S. Department of State to host international journalists next month as part of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. Fifteen journalists from seven South and Central Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Kazakhstan, […]

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Women, Politics and the Glass Ceiling topic of Marquette Law School panel

News release, September 29, 2008

Notable female politicians from Wisconsin will join Mike Gousha for a special event at Marquette University Law School entitled, “Women, Politics and the Glass Ceiling,” Monday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m., in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 325, located at 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. A brief reception will follow.   The past two years have seen historic […]

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Marquette College of Health Sciences receives $4 million grant for literacy

News release, September 24, 2008

Grant is largest three-year research award for university; biggest ever for college Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences has received a $4 million “Early Reading First” grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Wisconsin Reading Acquisition Program. It’s the largest research award received by the College of Health Sciences and the largest […]

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Music in the air at Marquette

News release, September 24, 2008

Fall music concerts at Marquette University kicks off with a performance by the Marquette Chorus, Saturday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. Additional upcoming shows include an outdoor concert by the Marquette Band and a joint performance of the Marquette Symphonic Orchestra and Choir.   Saturday, Oct. 4, 3 p.m. Marquette Chorus, Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. […]

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Marquette accepting submissions for 7th annual Business Plan Competition

News release, September 22, 2008

**UPDATED: Submission deadline extended to Nov. 14** The Marquette University Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship is accepting submissions for its 2009 Business Plan Competition. The deadline for submissions, which require completing an entry form and answering three questions, has been extended to Friday, Nov. 14. At least one member of a team must be a Marquette student, […]

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Marquette hosts Pulitzer Prize winner, Wisconsin authors

News release, September 19, 2008

The 2008 Milwaukee Book Festival will start with a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Marquette University’s Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The reading, like all festival events, is free and open to the public. Prior to the reading, Marquette will host a […]

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‘On the Issues’ features Milwaukee County Judge Maxine White

News release, September 18, 2008

Milwaukee County Judge Maxine White will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 325, located at 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave.   Born the daughter of sharecroppers in the Mississippi Delta, White was a standout student […]

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Marquette elects South Carolina state senator to board of trustees

News release, September 18, 2008

South Carolina State Senator Greg Ryberg was elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees Wednesday, Sept. 17. The Eau Claire, Wis., native and Marquette alumnus is serving his fourth term as a South Carolina legislator.   Ryberg graduated in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Upon graduation he worked at Kimberly-Clark in Neenah, […]

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Former director of White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives next guest of ‘On the Issues with Mike Gousha’

News release, September 15, 2008

The relationship between government and faith-based organizations will be the topic of Jay F. Hein, former director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, as the next guest of the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” series. The luncheon event, sponsored by Marquette University Law School, will take place Tuesday, Sept. 23, […]

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MU Law School: ‘On the Issues with Mike Gousha’ features state party chairmen

News release, September 12, 2008

Event Information:Date: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008Time: 12:15 p.m.Place: Sensenbrenner Hall, Rm. 325          1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus and Democratic Party Chairman Joe Wineke will be the next guests for the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” series at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 12:15 p.m. in […]

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