Archive | 2012

Statement from the presidents of the seven basketball member schools of the BIG EAST Conference

News release, December 15, 2012

Earlier today we voted unanimously to pursue an orderly evolution to a foundation of basketball schools that honors the history and tradition on which the BIG EAST was established. Under the current context of conference realignment, we believe pursuing a new basketball framework that builds on this tradition of excellence and competition is the best way […]


Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 16

News release, December 12, 2012

Keynote and student speaker to focus on the importance of service MILWAUKEE – Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 16, 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. Lisa Hanson, associate […]


Oncology researcher to discuss improving spiritual care in palliative care at Wake Memorial Lecture

News release, December 10, 2012

Dr. Betty Ferrell, professor and research scientist at the City of Hope Medical Center in Los Angeles, will present “Improving the Quality of Spiritual Care in Palliative Care” for the James Wake Memorial Lecture Thursday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The lecture is […]


Marquette Law School hosts post-election analysis

News release, November 29, 2012

Wisconsin 2012: The voters have spoken. What have they told us? With an historic recall election, record campaign spending, the first woman senator from Wisconsin, and a vice presidential candidate from Janesville, the past year in Wisconsin politics has been nothing short of remarkable. Marquette Law School will host a series of conversations on Thursday, […]


Marquette celebrates start of Advent season, hosts holiday concerts

News release, November 29, 2012

Marquette University will celebrate the beginning of the Advent season with a Mass and tree-lighting ceremony. “Igniting Hope: Miracle on Westowne Square” will take place the first Sunday of Advent, Dec. 2. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., will concelebrate Mass in the Chapel of the Holy Family, located in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]


Faith leaders gather at Marquette to discuss interfaith cooperation

News release, November 21, 2012

MILWAUKEE – Religious leaders from Milwaukee will gather at Marquette University to discuss the challenges facing faith groups in Milwaukee and identify ways to increase mutual cooperation Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Cudahy Hall, 001, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and a reception […]


Marquette University professional in residence awarded Nohl Fellowship

News release, November 15, 2012

MILWAUKEE –– Danielle Beverly, a documentary filmmaker and professional in residence in Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication, has won a $15,000 fellowship award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists Competition. “This is an exceptional honor for Danielle and strong recognition for the excellence of her work,” said […]


BMO Harris Bank Donates $600,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs and Marquette University to Bolster Education and Leadership Programs

News release, November 13, 2012

Milwaukee, November 13, 2012 – In an effort to provide underprivileged youths with access to educational opportunities, leadership training and mentoring, BMO Harris Bank has committed to a five-year, $600,000 partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and Marquette University. This strategic partnership will provide the target population with greater access to higher […]


New study shows recession’s impact on U.S. divorce rates

News release, November 12, 2012

Financial strains caused by economic crisis dampened divorces MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette University study shows that fewer American couples got divorced during the Great Recession. Dr. Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics in Marquette’s College of Business Administration, has found that divorce rates in the United States actually decreased starting in early spring […]


CEO of Pearls for Teen Girls, Inc. next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, November 9, 2012

Danae Davis, CEO of Pearls for Teen Girls, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 15, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Trained as a lawyer, Davis has served as the legal counsel for the Governor of Wisconsin, executive at Miller […]


“The Women of Lockerbie” to be performed at Marquette University

News release, November 7, 2012

Loosely inspired by the Pan Am 103 tragedy, the Marquette Theatre Arts performance of The Women of Lockerbie depicts a grieving mother searching for her son’s remains seven years after the crash. The show will run from Thursday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th […]


Marquette experts available for post-election coverage

News release, November 6, 2012

Faculty available to comment on issues that defined the election From the issues that defined the election and will continue to define politics moving forward – health care, the economy and education – to how to come together after a closely-contested race, Marquette University has a variety of experts available for post-election coverage. Please feel […]


‘Art of The Hobbit’ authors to speak at Marquette

News release, November 5, 2012

MILWAUKEE – To continue Marquette’s year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit’s publication, J.R.R. Tolkien scholars Wayne G Hammond and Christina Scull will present, “J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of Middle-Earth.” The free, public event will be held in the lower level of the John P. Raynor, S.J., Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin […]


Marquette experts available for election coverage

News release, November 2, 2012

Faculty available to weigh in on national and state races MILWAUKEE – From poll analysis to the impact of the election on the economy to the role of the Electoral College, Marquette University has a variety of experts available for election coverage. Please feel free to contact any of these experts directly; otherwise, Andy Brodzeller, […]


Marquette receives Gates grant to benefit new Marquette University partnership with The New York Times ‘Fixes’ authors

News release, November 1, 2012

Marquette University announced today that it is the winner of a grant from the Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support a new partnership between Marquette University and the authors of The New York Times Fixes column, called FixesUwhich combines Marquette University’s Social Innovation Initiative […]


Marquette Law School Poll finds Obama ahead in Wisconsin, Baldwin with slight edge in close Senate race

News release, October 31, 2012

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at A new Marquette Law School Poll finds President Barack Obama leading former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney 51 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in Wisconsin. Five percent remain undecided or declined to state a preference, while 1 percent said that […]


New Marquette Law School Poll to be released October 31

News release, October 30, 2012

Last numbers on Wis. Presidential and Senate races before election With about one week to go before the election, a new Marquette Law School Poll will be released Wednesday, Oct. 31, and will focus on the Wisconsin race for president and U.S. Senate. The results will be discussed at “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” […]


Trek Bicycle President John Burke to speak at Marquette Nov. 8

News release, October 29, 2012

MILWAUKEE –John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle, on Thursday, Nov. 8, will deliver a keynote address as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Presented by the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, the event will be held in Eckstein Hall, home of Marquette Law School, 1215 W. Michigan St., and will begin at 5 p.m. with a reception […]


U.S. Senator Ron Johnson next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 18, 2012

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson will be the next quest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. One day after the final debate of the presidential campaign, Johnson will offer the Republican perspective on the fall presidential election. Johnson is […]


Open house tomorrow at new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation at Marquette University

News release, October 18, 2012

Tours, experts available at new nursing simulation center The Marquette University College of Nursing will hold an open house for the new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation Friday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Emory T. Clark Hall, 530 N. 16th St. Tours will be available for the public to see […]