Archive | 2012

Marquette in the News

News release, October 18, 2012

Marquette hosts Foxconn technology showcase and recruitment event Marquette students aid in Hurricane Maria relief Noted Milwaukee philanthropist gives Marquette $1 million for scholarships Marquette President Lovell discusses campus master plan, Foxconn Marquette names new chief financial officer Marquette supports DACA Marquette welcomes final class of students to McCormick Hall New Sendik’s Fresh2GO grocery store […]

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Marquette Law School Poll finds presidential and Senate races tied in Wisconsin

News release, October 17, 2012

Romney and Thompson gaining ground, both races within one point Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds the presidential race tied in Wisconsin, with President Barack Obama at 49 percent and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 48 percent among likely voters. […]

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Nobel Prize winner in physics to speak at Marquette University

News release, October 17, 2012

Pulsar stars and the general theory of relativity topic of lecture MILWAUKEE – Joseph H. Taylor, a recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics, will present “Binary Pulsars and Relativistic Gravity” as the 7th annual Rev. George V. Coyne, S. J., Lecturer in Astronomy and Astrophysics on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the […]

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GE Healthcare to supply technology for new nursing clinical simulation center at Marquette University

News release, October 16, 2012

Educational grant of $440,000 to fund advanced patient monitors and infant incubators The Marquette University College of Nursing announced today that GE Healthcare, a leading provider of health care technologies to hospitals, clinics and health care networks worldwide, will provide a $440,000 educational grant of items including patient monitors with advanced technological capabilities, a central […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll to be released October 17

News release, October 15, 2012

New numbers on Wis. Presidential and Senate races A new Marquette Law School Poll will be released Wednesday, Oct. 17, and will focus on the Wisconsin race for president and U.S. Senate as both continue to intensify. The results will be discussed at “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 12:15 to […]

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Chief Economist for Concord Coalition next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 5, 2012

Diane Lim Rogers, chief economist for the Concord Coalition, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 11, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Is the U.S. about to plunge off a fiscal cliff? What are the causes and consequences of our […]

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Photo/Video Opportunity: Nursing students pledge commitment to the profession

News release, October 5, 2012

More than 150 future nurses will pledge their commitment to the healing profession at a ceremony Sunday, Oct. 7, 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 come together and state their commitment to nursing in the Marquette tradition […]

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Marquette Law School Poll finds U.S. Senate Race Tightens

News release, October 3, 2012

Obama continues to lead Romney in Wisconsin Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Rep. Tammy Baldwin’s lead over former Governor Tommy Thompson has tightened to a 48 percent to 44 percent margin among likely voters. In the September 13-16 Marquette Poll, […]

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Russ Feingold next guest for “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, October 2, 2012

Former Senator Russ Feingold will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 4, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. A visiting professor at Marquette Law School in 2011, Feingold returns to Eckstein Hall to discuss Wisconsin’s role in the fall election. The […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll to be released October 3

News release, October 1, 2012

New numbers on Wis. Presidential and Senate races A new Marquette Law School Poll will be released Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will focus on the Wisconsin race for president and U.S. Senate as both continue to intensify. The results will be discussed at “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 12:15 to […]

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Promentis Pharmaceuticals awarded $1.8 million grant to develop drugs for schizophrenia

News release, September 28, 2012

MILWAUKEE – Promentis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) of the National Institutes of Health. The three-year award, totaling $1.8 million, is the continuation of a Phase I SBIR grant received previously by Promentis to develop […]

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How ‘The Hobbit’ came to Milwaukee

News release, September 27, 2012

Tolkien expert shares how Marquette University obtained author’s manuscripts MILWAUKEE – John Rateliff, a renowned J.R.R. Tolkien scholar, will share the story of how the Tolkien manuscripts came to reside at Marquette University on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 4:30 p.m. The event kicks off a year-long celebration in honor of the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit’s publication. The free, […]

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Media coverage of campaigns topic of panel discussion

News release, September 27, 2012

MILWAUKEE – Media coverage of modern campaigns will be the topic of a panel discussion hosted by Marquette University’s Les Aspin Center for Government and the Diederich College of Communication on Monday, Oct. 1, from noon to 1:15 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. A complimentary light lunch will […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals judge next guest for ‘On the Issues with Mike Gousha’

News release, September 27, 2012

The Honorable James A. Wynn, Jr., a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Judge Wynn is a Marquette Law School graduate, who […]

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South African anti-apartheid leader Eddie Daniels to speak at Marquette University

News release, September 26, 2012

MILWAUKEE – Anti-apartheid leader Eddie Daniels will speak at Raynor Memorial Library Beaumier Suites Monday, Oct. 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A reception will follow. His talk will describe his experiences under apartheid and in prison with Nelson Mandela, shedding light on race, color and politics. Born in 1928, Daniels grew up in District Six, […]

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Marquette University hosting educational play about death, dying and end-of-life care

News release, September 26, 2012

Deep Listening, a one-person play exploring the subjects of death, dying and end-of-life care will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The 70-minute play conveys valuable insights for health care professionals, care providers, social workers, ministers, counselors and others who are confronted with the topics […]

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“The Foreigner” to be performed at Marquette University

News release, September 26, 2012

A shy Englishman’s plan to remain a silent observer gets out of control in the Marquette Theatre Arts performance of Larry Shue’s hysterical comedy The Foreigner. The show will kick of the 2012-2013 season and run from Sept. 27 through Oct. 7 at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th St. Originally premiering in […]

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Poet Mary Oliver to receive honorary degree, give poetry reading at Marquette University

News release, September 24, 2012

Renowned poet Mary Oliver, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, will receive an honorary degree from Marquette University Nov. 12. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Monaghan Ballroom. Oliver, described by the New York Times as “far and away, this country’s best-selling poet,” will also […]

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2012 ‘Foundations in Wisconsin’ directory now available

News release, September 24, 2012

The Funding Information Center of Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries has published the 2012 Foundations in Wisconsin directory. Available online or in hard copy, the 31st edition of the directory provides information on more than 1,300 private, corporate and community foundations in the state and documents more than $400 million in grants paid out during the last […]

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Marquette University hosts 4th annual PR + Social Media Summit

News release, September 21, 2012

The PR + Social Media Summit returns to Marquette University with keynote presentations from Olympian Nick Symmonds, Prudential Financial Director of Social Media Augie Ray and General Motors Social Media & Digital Communications Director Mary Henige. The event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alumni Memorial Union, […]

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