Archive | 2011

Marquette Law School to host community discussion on mental health treatment

News release, December 22, 2011

Event Information: Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 Time: 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will sponsor a community discussion on how we can better care for those with mental illness who pose a danger to themselves and others.  The event, “Imminent […]

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“If You Take a Mouse to School” to be performed at Marquette

News release, December 21, 2011

Event Information:Date: Jan. 14 and Jan. 21-22, 2012 Place: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St. This year’s annual Marquette University Department of Performing Arts Theatre for Young Audiences play is adapted from the beloved book If You Take a Mouse to School, by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond. If you take […]

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Holiday story ideas from Marquette University

News release, December 16, 2011

MILWAUKEE — 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. The history and significance of Advent In Latin, “advent” […]

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Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 18

News release, December 14, 2011

Milwaukee native to be featured student speaker Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 18, 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 Dr. Michael Switzenbaum, professor and executive associate dean of engineering, […]

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Marquette Christmas commercial supports Boys & Girls Clubs

News release, December 8, 2011

Christmas carols sung by Marquette a cappella group available on iTunes MILWAUKEE — Marquette University is promoting a unique way to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee this Christmas season. This year, the university’s annual Christmas video and commercial features a rendition of “O Holy Night” performed by The Gold ‘n Blues, […]

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Professor and rector of Santa Clara University Jesuit community elected to Marquette University Board of Trustees

News release, December 8, 2011

Rev. Michael A. Zampelli, S.J., rector of the Jesuit community and the Paul Locatalli, S.J., Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Santa Clara University, has been elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees. Zampelli teaches courses in performance and culture, gender/sexuality in performance, theatre history, and literature. Father Zampelli’s scholarly work […]

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Marquette University Chorus to sing at the White House

News release, December 7, 2011

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Chorus has been invited to sing at the White House for a Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 17. The chorus will perform a three-hour set from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday morning for the people touring the White House during the holidays. The Marquette University Chorus is a […]

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Larry Williams named new Athletics Director

News release, December 5, 2011

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Larry Williams will serve as the next vice president and director of athletics, Marquette University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced Monday. Williams has been the director of athletics and recreation at the University of Portland since 2004. He will begin at Marquette Jan. 2, 2012, reporting directly to Father Pilarz. “After […]

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Journalist freed from captivity in Libya shares experience at Marquette

News release, November 29, 2011

Marquette alum James Foley to deliver the Nieman Lecture Event Information: Date: Wednesday, Dec. 7 Time: 6 p.m. Place: Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Journalist James Foley will speak about his experience as a captive in Libya at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan […]

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Marquette celebrates Christmas with holiday concerts

News release, November 28, 2011

Marquette University’s music programs will fill the campus with the sounds of Christmas as they begin the season with a performance titled “Lessons and Carols,” a concert featuring performances of sacred holiday music and the Gloria of John Rutter, by the Liturgical Choir and Marquette Chorus, on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. in The […]

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Marquette accepting applications for 10th annual Business Plan Competition

News release, November 22, 2011

Early registration is Dec. 12: application fee waived, drawing for a Google Chromebook MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship is accepting submissions for its 2012 Business Plan Competition. The application deadline, which requires completing an entry form, including a brief description of the product or service, is Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. The […]

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New book uses JFK assassination to explore conspiracy theories

News release, November 22, 2011

MILWAUKEE — The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is the backdrop of a new book that explores how to approach conspiracy theories. JFK Assassination Logic: How to Think about Claims of Conspiracy, by John McAdams, associate professor of political science at Marquette University, focuses on using logic and reason to assess conspiracy theories. JFK […]

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Delta Dental donates lead gift for Marquette School of Dentistry expansion

News release, November 14, 2011

MILWAUKEE — Delta Dental of Wisconsin has donated $2 million to the Marquette University School of Dentistry’s Building for the Future campaign for a planned expansion to the school. A portion of the gift, $500,000, is a challenge grant to help leverage additional support. Delta Dental’s gift is the first of an $8 million capital campaign, which […]

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Ideas for improving the future of Wisconsin K-12 education to be discussed

News release, November 11, 2011

Event Information: Date: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 Time: 8 a.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall The Marquette University Law School and Marquette University College of Education will sponsor a major conference discussing the future of public K-12 education and examining what has worked in other areas, including post-Katrina New Orleans. The event, “Fresh Paths? […]

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Photo/Video Op: Veterans Day recognized by Marquette Army ROTC

News release, November 9, 2011

New cadets to give oath, alumnus to be honored for service Event Information Date: Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 Time: 8:30- 9:15 a.m. Place: Marquette Gymnasium 1508 W. Clybourn Street Marquette University Army ROTC will contract 18 new cadets and recognize an alumnus for his service in the armed forces at an 8:30 a.m. ceremony on […]

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Marquette lecture challenges superficiality in higher education

News release, November 7, 2011

Event Information: Date:  Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 Time:  4 p.m. Place:  Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As part of the Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as president of Marquette University, a lively and engaging public lecture will look at one of the challenges to Jesuit higher education today. “Depth of Thought, Depth […]

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President and CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, November 2, 2011

Event Information Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 Time: 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall Ellen Gilligan, president and CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. […]

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Marquette Active Minds chapter to hold third annual Suicide and Depression Awareness Walk and Vigil

News release, November 2, 2011

MILWAUKEE — The Active Minds chapter of Marquette University will hold its third annual Suicide and Depression Awareness Walk and Vigil Sunday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. The walk will begin outside Lalumiere Language Hall on Clybourn Avenue and continue around the Marquette Mile, which runs up Clybourn to North 16th Street, and along West Wisconsin […]

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Marquette Law School to launch 2012 political polling project

News release, November 1, 2011

Marquette University Law School will sponsor the largest independent polling project in state history to study voter attitudes during the 2012 election season. The Marquette Law School Poll will conduct monthly polls throughout the year to measure voter attitudes toward the presidential and U.S. Senate elections; citizen reaction to current state policy debates and possible […]

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Lecture to address next steps in United States-Korean affairs

News release, October 27, 2011

Event Information: Date: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 Time: 4:30 p.m. Place: Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballroom 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. MILWAUKEE — Victor Cha, a former Director for Asian Affairs at the White House, will be the inaugural speaker for the Dr. John K.C. Oh Lecture on Korean Affairs Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m. […]

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