Archive | 2013

2013: The year in review

News release, December 19, 2013

Marquette University had a memorable 2013 filled with celebrations, new initiatives, leadership changes, reflection and achievements. Here are some significant milestones: ACADEMIC The Diederich College of Communication received an $8.3 million gift to fund the O’Brien Fellowship in solutions journalism, which will bring three journalists from all types of media to Marquette each academic year […]

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Vice President and Director of Athletics Larry Williams to leave Marquette University

News release, December 13, 2013

Former Director of Athletics, Bill Cords, to fill interim role Marquette University Vice President and Director of Athletics Larry Williams informed Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J., of his resignation today to pursue leadership opportunities outside of Marquette. Williams has served in his role overseeing the university’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for the past two […]

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Marquette University holiday story ideas and experts

News release, December 12, 2013

With the holiday season fast approaching, Marquette University offers you the following story ideas and related experts to assist you. From gifts that promote literacy to the meaning of Advent to holiday celebrations around the world, Marquette has a holiday expert for you. Please feel free to contact any of these individuals directly; otherwise, contact […]

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Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 15

News release, December 10, 2013

Keynote and student speaker to focus on the importance of service Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15, 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. Donald A. Neumann, professor of […]

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Marquette University Board of Trustees elects two new members

News release, December 9, 2013

Two new members were recently elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees. “Scott Roberts and Judge Wynn bring a unique set of skills that I’m confident will diversify and strengthen the Marquette University Board of Trustees,” said Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J. “I’m honored to welcome both of them to this prestigious leadership […]

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Marquette honors first-ever Jesuit pope in Christmas video

News release, December 6, 2013

Marquette University pays homage to the first-ever Jesuit pope, His Holiness Pope Francis, in a Christmas video that debuted today. The video served as the university’s Christmas greeting to its more than 110,000 alumni nationwide, and will run as a television advertisement in the Milwaukee area during the month of December.   It features Interim […]

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Marquette theology professor elected into the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

News release, December 4, 2013

Esteemed group includes leading scholars, Nobel laureates MILWAUKEE – Dr. Ulrich Lehner, associate professor of theology at Marquette University, has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. “Dr. Lehner exemplifies what it means to be a scholar and his election to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts is well justified,” said […]

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Photo/Video Opportunities: Sights and sounds of Christmas at Marquette University

News release, November 27, 2013

MILWAUKEE – Each year, Marquette students, faculty and staff gather to celebrate the Christmas season with Mass, concerts, praise and reflection. To begin the celebration of Advent, the campus community will gather in the Chapel of the Holy Family to bless the university’s Advent wreath Sunday, Dec. 1, at 10 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette faculty and staff hosting 300 students for Thanksgiving meal

News release, November 25, 2013

Marquette University faculty and staff will serve a Thanksgiving meal to approximately 300 students who are unable to travel home for the holiday, Thursday, Nov. 28, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Many of the students expected to attend are international students. The dinner is provided in memory of Rev. William McEvoy, S.J., who first provided this […]

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MIT professor Craig Steven Wilder goes “On the Issues” to discuss slavery’s role in history of U.S. higher education

News release, November 25, 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prof. Craig Steven Wilder will discuss his new book on the role slavery played in American institutions of higher education in the next “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Wilder, a professor of history and head […]

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Marquette’s College of Nursing sponsors discussion on African-Americans’ perception of palliative care in Milwaukee

News release, November 22, 2013

Marquette University College of Nursing and the college’s Institute for Palliative and End-of-Life Care will host a panel presentation and discussion, “Palliative Care in African-American Communities: Focus Group Study,” Thursday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The three principal investigators of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation-funded […]

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Steve Forbes to discuss the benefits of a flat tax at Marquette University

News release, November 22, 2013

The Marquette University College Republicans will host Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Forbes will present, “The Flat Tax Revolution,” which will argue how a flat tax could benefit the United States. In his remarks, Forbes […]

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Business school to screen award-winning documentary about the Fed

News release, November 22, 2013

‘Money for Nothing’ looks inside the Federal Reserve; panel discussion to follow MILWAUKEE – Marquette’s College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, will provide a free, public screening of the award-winning documentary Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve. The showing, which will be followed by a panel discussion, will begin at 5 […]

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Education expert Kara Finnigan among speakers for Marquette University discussion of Milwaukee-area public school enrollment policies

News release, November 15, 2013

Kara Finnigan, a professor at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, will be among the speakers at a discussion of Milwaukee-area public schools’ enrollment policies on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School, Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Finnigan will provide a national perspective based on her […]

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Panel on immigration will conclude Immigration Awareness Week

News release, November 13, 2013

Youth Empowered in the Struggle, a student-led organization at Marquette University, will host a panel of experts to discuss issues surrounding immigration Friday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Cudahy Hall, 001, located at 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception. To […]

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State Bar Judicial Task Force members go “On the Issues” to discuss Wisconsin Supreme Court term limits

News release, November 11, 2013

State Bar Judicial Task Force members Joseph Troy, Christine Bremer Muggli, Catherine Rottier and Thomas Shriner will be the next guests for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The task force members will discuss a proposal that would limit Wisconsin […]

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The role and impact of Vatican II topic of lecture at Marquette

News release, November 8, 2013

MILWAUKEE – Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J., a professor of historical and liturgical theology at Boston College, will continue the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, with a lecture Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. The lecture is […]

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Criminal law scholar King to discuss ramifications of tougher sentencing for repeat offenders in Marquette Law Barrock Lecture

News release, November 8, 2013

Nancy J. King, an expert in criminal law and procedure and the Lee S. and Charles A. Speir Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University, will present this year’s Marquette University Law School George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law on Monday, Nov. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. King, […]

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Marquette Law professors O’Hear, Franklin go “On the Issues” to discuss public attitudes on criminal sentencing

News release, November 6, 2013

Marquette University Law School Professors Michael O’Hear and Charles Franklin will be the next guests for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 14, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. O’Hear and Franklin will analyze the results of a recent Marquette Law School Poll that shows Wisconsin voters […]

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“The Boys Next Door” to be performed at Marquette University

News release, November 6, 2013

The difficulty of caring for four intellectually challenged men leads a burned-out social worker to examine his own life in Marquette Theatre’s performance of The Boys Next Door. The show will run from Thursday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, 525 North 13th Street. Tom Griffin’s off-Broadway […]

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