Archive | 2009

Governor Doyle announces $5 million grant for Discovery Learning Complex at Marquette

News release, December 29, 2009

MILWAUKEE — Governor Jim Doyle announced today a $5 million grant to the Wisconsin Energy Foundation to support construction of the Discovery Learning Complex at Marquette University.    “We are fortunate to have universities like Marquette that offer an outstanding engineering education and are committed to preparing students for the challenges — and opportunities — of […]

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Marquette theatre announces ‘Young Audiences’ performance

News release, December 22, 2009

‘Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type’ will run Jan. 16-17, 23 Event Information:Date: Jan. 16-17 and Jan. 23, 2010Time: Saturday and Sunday, 2:30 p.m.Place: Tony & Lucille Weasler Auditorium           1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Department of Performing Arts’ Annual Theatre for Young Audiences performance features Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type, based […]

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Marquette College of Nursing receives $1.8 million gift

News release, December 18, 2009

Alumna’s bequest is the largest donation in the college’s history MILWAUKEE — Marquette University College of Nursing students have about two million reasons to celebrate: Alumna Vivian Ann Hotuiz bequeathed a $1.8 million gift for scholarship aid, the largest donation in the college’s history. Hotuiz, who passed away Sept. 14, 2009, at age 94 in […]

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Decade in review: Marquette experts spotlight what changed us

News release, December 18, 2009

MILWAUKEE—As the first decade of the 21st century comes to a close, Marquette University faculty experts have identified what they feel have been the decade’s most significant events, innovations or contributions from their respective areas of scholarship and expertise. The list follows:Politics: September 11 and its aftermath“The first decade of the 21st century was bookended […]

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Herbert Lowe to join Diederich College of Communication

News release, December 15, 2009

Nationally known journalist to become professional in residence at Marquette University Herbert Lowe, journalist and new media entrepreneur, will join the faculty of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University as a professional in residence. Lowe, a past president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), will teach journalism […]

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Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 20

News release, December 14, 2009

Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at the Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 20, 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 by Janine P. Geske, distinguished professor of law in Marquette’s Law School, as well as remarks from […]

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Jesuit honored for prolific writing, research in field of philosophy

News release, December 11, 2009

Aquinas Medal is American Catholic Philosophical Association’s highest honor MILWAUKEE — The American Catholic Philosophical Association awarded its highest honor to Rev. Roland Teske, S.J., professor emeritus of philosophy at Marquette University, for his scholarly achievement in the field and his dedication to teaching. Teske received the 2009 Aquinas Medal, which is given each year […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OPS: Christmas comes alive at Marquette University

News release, December 1, 2009

Tree lighting, live nativity celebrate the holiday season MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will present two outdoor programs to help celebrate the Christmas season this month. The residents of David A. Straz Tower will host the fourth annual “Bring Home Jesus” live nativity event, a 24-hour display beginning at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in front […]

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Marquette University names new members of alumni board

News release, December 1, 2009

Charles M. Bell, an attorney in Ellicott City, Md., is the new president of the Marquette University Alumni Association. He is a 1962 graduate of Marquette’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts & Sciences. The association represents the university’s more than 100,000 alumni nationwide and in approximately 50 foreign countries. Other newly elected members of […]

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Marquette University Announces Upcoming $84 Million Bond Offering

News release, November 30, 2009

Investors Able to Place Orders for the Bonds Starting Dec. 9th MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Marquette University today announced that it will issue $83.6 million of federal tax-exempt bonds beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9.  Community residents and other interested investors will have the opportunity to purchase the bonds.  The new bonds will convert previously issued variable rate […]

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Marquette Law School: “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” features water expert Robert Glennon

News release, November 30, 2009

Robert Glennon, author of a provocative book about the nation’s water crisis, will be the next guest for “On the Issues” with Mike Gousha at Marquette University Law School Tuesday, Dec. 8. The luncheon event will begin at noon in the Alumni Memorial Union ballrooms, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Glennon will discuss his […]

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Sounds of the season at Marquette University

News release, November 24, 2009

Free band, orchestra, choir and carillon concerts in early December Marquette University’s holiday music season kicks off with the Lessons and Carols Concert, “Christus Natus Est,” featuring the Marquette Chorus, the Liturgical Choir and The Naturals, Marquette’s a cappella group. The concert is Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Gesu, […]

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‘Tis the season: Holiday story ideas from Marquette

News release, November 23, 2009

The economy, the Christmas Star, international holiday traditions and more As you develop news stories this holiday season, Marquette University offers the following ideas and related experts to assist you. Please feel free to contact any of these individuals directly; otherwise, contact Andy Brodzeller or Chris Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication. For […]

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College of Engineering offers students the gift of learning

News release, November 20, 2009

Whether it’s a Saturday during the busy holiday shopping season or the week between Christmas and New Year’s, the College of Engineering has fun and challenging sessions for students 6 through 18. Through hands-on, problem-solving activities, they will learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “We’ve expanded our offerings to meet student and parental interest,” […]

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Fall music performances at Marquette

News release, November 11, 2009

The hills of the Marquette University campus will come alive with music in November as Marquette’s music programs host their annual fall concerts, including the Marquette Symphonic Band’s “A Celebration of The Sound of Music.” All shows are free and open to the public.  Saturday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m.Marquette Gospel ChoirVarsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin […]

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Marquette Law School: “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” features U.S. Senator Russ Feingold

News release, November 5, 2009

Event InformationDate: Friday, Nov. 13, 2009Time: Noon — 1 p.m.Place: Marquette Law School           Room 307 U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will be the next guest for “On the Issues” with Mike Gousha at Marquette University Law School Friday, Nov. 13. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 307, located […]

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Marquette accepting applications for 8th annual Business Plan Competition

News release, November 3, 2009

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship is accepting submissions for its 2010 Business Plan Competition. The application deadline, which requires completing an entry form and answering three questions, is Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. At least one member of a team must be a Marquette student, faculty or staff member or an alumnus/a. Forms […]

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Catholic writer to share how he found his vocation

News release, November 2, 2009

Author and Marquette alumnus Paul Wilkes will present “The Unlikely Making of a Catholic Writer” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 4 p.m., in room 001 of Cudahy Hall, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. The free, public program will be followed by a book signing and reception. A nationally known author on religious belief and spirituality, Wilkes […]

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Marquette Law School: “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” features PBS Correspondent

News release, October 30, 2009

Event InformationDate: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009Time: 3— 4 p.m.Place: Marquette Law School,          Room 325 PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff will be the next guest for “On the Issues” with Mike Gousha at Marquette University Law School Saturday, Nov. 7. The event will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 325, […]

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Marquette Law School Restorative Justice conference confronts school bullying

News release, October 28, 2009

Event InformationDate: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union          1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Panels to include educators, students on consequences and realities of bullying Marquette University Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative will host a conference entitled “Bullying in Schools: Teaching Respect and Compassion Through Restorative Practices,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the […]

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