Archive | 2009

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to be performed at Marquette

News release, October 27, 2009

Event Information:Date:          Nov. 12-22, 2009Time:         Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.                   Sunday, 2:30 p.m.Location:    Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre                   525 N. 13th St. Spells are cast, lovers are fooled and revelry flourishes as worlds collide in Shakespeare’s imaginative comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. On a night when anything can happen, young lovers rouse their mischievous curiosity […]

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Milwaukee journalist Alan Borsuk joins Marquette Law School

News release, October 26, 2009

Senior Fellow in Law and Public Policy will write on legal and public policy issues Longtime Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Alan J. Borsuk will join Marquette University Law School, effective Nov. 2. As a senior fellow in law and public policy, Borsuk, who left the newspaper in July after 37 years, will investigate and report […]

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Marquette to host panel discussion on social innovation, entrepreneurship

News release, October 23, 2009

Renowned social entrepreneur Jane Leu in residence at university through Nov. 7 Event Information:Date: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union          Ballroom, 3rd floor          1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host “Innovation for Social Impact: Starting and Funding Solutions to Our Most Pressing Problems” on Tuesday, Nov. […]

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Ethicist to discuss women and Catholic social teaching

News release, October 23, 2009

“Justice for Women in Catholic Social Teaching,” is the title of a lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The lecture will be given by Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill, the J. Donald Monan, S.J., Professor at Boston […]

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Veterans Day story ideas from Marquette University

News release, October 22, 2009

MILWAUKEE — As Veterans Day approaches and you plan stories around the commemoration of the men and women who’ve served our country, consider the following veteran-related stories — in the areas of research and programming and events — from Marquette University. If you’re interested in interviewing any of these sources, please contact Christopher Stolarski in […]

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Milwaukee 2015: Water, Jobs and the Way Forward

News release, October 21, 2009

Marquette Law School to host Gov. Doyle, Mayor Barrett and major business and public officials to discuss goal of freshwater hub Major political, business and public sector leaders will address what needs to be done in the next five years for Milwaukee to achieve its goal of becoming the world’s freshwater hub during a conference […]

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Social justice expert to address human rights challenges in India

News release, October 19, 2009

A Jesuit priest who is a native of India will discuss his home country’s human rights challenges and his concerns of how fundamentalist groups and ideologies affect the secular and pluralist fabric of the Indian Constitution. Rev. Cedric Prakash, S.J., will deliver “Sixty Years of the Indian Constitution: Challenges and Concerns,” on Oct. 29, at […]

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Possible life on Mars and exploration of the planet topic of Coyne Lecture

News release, October 16, 2009

Ray Arvidson, James S. Mcdonnell Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, will present “Mars: Current & Past Environments and the Likelihood for Life” as the 5th annual Rev. George V. Coyne, S. J., Lecture in Astronomy & Astrophysics Friday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.  in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. […]

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Sports law and business conference hosted by Marquette Law School

News release, October 8, 2009

Event InformationDate: Friday, Oct. 23, 2009Time: 8:30 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union           1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School, in conjunction with its 20th anniversary, will host a conference entitled “The Evolution of Sports Law and Business from the 20th to the 21st Century,” Friday, Oct. […]

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2009 Foundations in Wisconsin directory now available

News release, October 7, 2009

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Funding Information Center has published the 2009 Foundations in Wisconsin directory. Now in its 28th edition, the online and print directory provides information on 1,286 private, corporate and community foundations in the state and documents almost $508 million in total grants paid in the last year — a […]

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Marquette Celebrates Women in Engineering

News release, October 2, 2009

A nationally known expert on engineering education will speak at Marquette University Wednesday, Oct. 14, as part of a day-long event celebrating women in engineering.   Celeste Baine, director of the Engineering Education Service Center, will speak to parents and high school girls at 6:15 p.m. that evening in room 202 of the Olin Engineering […]

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Marquette Law School: “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” October schedule announced

News release, October 1, 2009

Marquette University Law School has announced the October schedule for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” beginning with an appearance Tuesday, Oct. 6, from noted Milwaukee business leader Ulice Payne. The event will be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall, room 325, located at 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. Payne, who earned […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Mother Teresa statue to be dedicated at Marquette

News release, October 1, 2009

Event Information                                Date: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009                                     Time: 11:30 a.m.Place: West side of St. Joan of Arc Chapel           Just east of 16th St., south of Wisconsin Ave.    MILWAUKEE — As part of Marquette University’s Centennial Celebration of Women, a […]

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Marquette alumnae business leaders to discuss work-life balance

News release, September 30, 2009

‘CEO of Everything’ panel is part of university’s Centennial Celebration of Women MILWAUKEE — Four Marquette University alumnae business leaders will lead a luncheon panel titled “The CEO of Everything: Marquette Women Balancing Careers and Families” Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11:30 a.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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‘Living History’ features Marquette alumnae through the decades

News release, September 30, 2009

Panel discussion is part of university’s Centennial Celebration of Women Event Information:Date: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009Time: 6 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union           Ballroom, 3rd Floor           1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.     MILWAUKEE — As part of a weeklong kickoff to Marquette University’s Centennial Celebration of Women, four alumnae from the 1940s, ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘80s will share […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Nursing students pledge commitment to profession

News release, September 29, 2009

Future nurses to have hands blessed at October 4 ceremony MILWAUKEE — Approximately 250 future nurses will pledge their commitment to the healing profession at a ceremony Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and staff in the Marquette University College of Nursing will […]

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Marquette University to honor bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth

News release, September 28, 2009

Campus events also commemorate 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s speech to the Wisconsin State Fair Marquette University will honor the bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth and the sesquicentennial of Lincoln’s speech on free labor ideology at the Wisconsin State Fair, on Sept. 30, 1859, with two events on campus. The Helen Way Klingler College of […]

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Marquette College of Engineering plans fall Engineering Academies for K-12 students

News release, September 25, 2009

Starting its fifth year, the Engineering Outreach Program in Marquette University’s College of Engineering will include several new academies as part of its fall 2009 schedule for K-12 students.   Three of the new classes will introduce students to LabVIEW, software used to program robots, and prepare students for the FIRST Tech Challenge and the […]

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Marquette trustees approve first phase of new engineering facility

News release, September 24, 2009

The Marquette University Board of Trustees Thursday approved moving ahead with the first phase of the university’s new, $100 million College of Engineering facility. The first phase will involve construction of a five-story, 100,000 square foot building on the south side of Wisconsin Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets. Preparation of the site has already […]

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Darren Jackson elected chair of Marquette University Board of Trustees

News release, September 24, 2009

A business executive with strong retail and financial experience has been elected chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees.  Darren R. Jackson, president and chief executive of Advance Auto Parts, succeeds Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director and director of asset management at Robert W. Baird & Company, who served as chair for three years.  […]

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