Archive | 2011

Entrepreneurship Week to feature Johnsonville CEO Stayer

News release, October 27, 2011

Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship hosting series of events on innovation MILWAUKEE — To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship in Marquette’s College of Business Administration will host a weeklong series of programs on entrepreneurship and innovation Nov. 13-18. Events include a variety of panel discussions on an array of entrepreneurship topics and […]

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

News release, October 26, 2011

MILWAUKEE — For the 14th 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 will take place 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31, on the Marquette campus. Media are welcome to get […]

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Will Allen, founder of Growing Power, next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 20, 2011

Event Information Date: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 Time: 12:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, will be the guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Milwaukee’s Will Allen is […]

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Marquette announces lineup of free fall music concerts

News release, October 19, 2011

Marquette University’s music programs will begin their annual fall concerts with a performance titled “Haunted Harmonies,” by the acapella group The Naturals on Saturday, Oct. 29. All concerts are in the Varsity Theatre, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Saturday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m., Weasler Auditorium […]

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‘Reality is Broken’ author to speak about using games to solve problems

News release, October 18, 2011

Event Information: Date: Oct. 26, 2011 Time: 4 p.m. Place: Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. Jane McGonigal, game designer and author of the New York Times bestselling book Reality is Broken, will present Marquette University’s Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on “Why Games Make Us Better and How they Can Change the World.” The lecture, […]

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U.S. Rep Gwen Moore next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 14, 2011

Event Information Date: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 Time: 12:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore will be the guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 20, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. After serving 16 years as a state lawmaker, […]

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“Holy Days” performance at Marquette chronicles family life in Dust Bowl

News release, October 13, 2011

Event Information: Date: Nov. 10-20, 2011 Time: Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Place: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St. In 1936, the Great Plains of Kansas were plagued with drought and decay in the wake of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. As America migrated to find work, one […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette Dental Students to Host Meet Your Dentist Day

News release, October 13, 2011

MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University School of Dentistry will host a Meet Your Dentist day for children from a Milwaukee-area Head Start program Thursday, Oct. 20 at 9:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. at the school’s north side clinic location, 210 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee. The children will have the opportunity to interact with dentists and […]

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2011 ‘Foundations in Wisconsin’ directory now available

News release, October 12, 2011

MILWAUKEE — The Funding Information Center of Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries has published the 2011 Foundations in Wisconsin directory. Now in its 30th edition, the online and print directory provides information on 1,324 private, corporate and community foundations in the state and documents more than $458 million in grants paid out over the last […]

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U.S. Attorney James Santelle next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 11, 2011

Event Information Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 Time: 12:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall James Santelle, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. […]

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Admiral Dennis Blair to discuss role of armed forces in democratic development

News release, October 10, 2011

MILWAUKEE — Admiral Dennis Blair, former Director of National Intelligence under the Obama Administration will present, “The Role of the Armed Forces in Democratic Development,” Monday, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The talk, which will discuss how the armed forces of established democracies can support democratic development […]

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Chinese and Western cultures to be explored during conference

News release, October 5, 2011

Philosophy, art and ethics focus of Marquette Philosophy Department Conference Milwaukee — Leading Chinese and American scholars will explore the similarities and differences between Eastern and Western cultures during a conference hosted by the Marquette University Department of Philosophy. Free and open to the public, “Unsettled Boundaries: Philosophy, Art & Ethics East/West — a Meeting […]

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Award winning author to discuss modern day China

News release, October 4, 2011

MILWAUKEE- Jianying Zha, a noted writer and social commentator, will present “Transformation in Modern China” on Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public. An award winning author and social commentator, Zha was born and raised in Beijing. She is […]

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Education reform leader next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2011

Event Information Date: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 Time: 12:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall Abby Ramirez, executive director of Schools That Can Milwaukee, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. A former […]

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Marquette College of Engineering receives $5 million gift for faculty chair

News release, October 3, 2011

Former UPS executive endows chair in electrical engineering MILWAUKEE — An alumni couple has donated $5 million to the Marquette University College of Engineering to establish an endowed chair in electrical engineering, Opus Dean of Engineering Robert Bishop announced Monday. V. Clayton and Beverly Lafferty, who now live in Minneapolis, are 1950 graduates of the […]

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Marquette University to celebrate opening of new engineering facility

News release, September 30, 2011

$50 million building is first of two-phase project The Marquette University College of Engineering will celebrate the opening of its new $50 million facility, Engineering Hall, Friday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. More than 700 individuals are expected to be present to tour the building and hear speakers, including Marquette University President Scott R. Pilarz, […]

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Experts available: Brewers and baseball story ideas from Marquette

News release, September 30, 2011

MILWAUKEE—For the first time since 1982, the Milwaukee Brewers have won their division. Look to Marquette University’s team of experts to give your playoff stories some extra innings.(Editor’s note—PHOTO/VIDEO OP: A lighted “Go Brewers” display will shine after sundown on the north side of Cobeen Hall, visible from southbound I-43.) That winning feelingWe all get […]

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Researcher to speak at Marquette about bilingual education

News release, September 30, 2011

Event Information:Date: Oct. 6, 2011Time: 4:30 p.m.Place: Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave Dr. Eugene Garcia, vice president for education partnerships at Arizona State University and one of the leading researchers on bilingual education, will present this year’s Tommy G. Thompson lecture at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Marquette […]

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Les Aspin Center for Government will honor Sen. Durbin

News release, September 29, 2011

Kenyan Ambassador to Brazil also recognizedEvent Information:Date: Oct. 6, 2011Time: 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.Place: The National Press Club, 529 N. 14th St., Washington, D.C. U.S. Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., the assistant majority leader in the U.S. Senate, will be honored with the Les Aspin Democracy Award by Marquette University’s Les Aspin Center for […]

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$1.5 million HRSA grant awarded to Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

News release, September 28, 2011

Nurse midwifery and breast-feeding support programs to be developed for underserved populations Milwaukee — The Marquette Neighborhood Health Center has been awarded a five-year, $1,477,828 grant to implement a nurse-midwife practice and develop a breast-feeding support program for underserved, urban, largely at-risk African American women. The MNHC is a nurse-managed community health center on the […]

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