Archive | 2013

Pioneer of Ziploc to discuss entrepreneurialism in new speaker series

News release, November 5, 2013

Inventor Steven Ausnit, considered a pioneer who helped create the Ziploc bag, will discuss his six decades of business ventures and entrepreneurialism to mark Entrepreneurship Week on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. A reception precedes the keynote event at 5 p.m. Registration for […]

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Marquette’s Raynor Memorial Libraries sponsors national Muslim poetry event

News release, November 1, 2013

Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf, an award-winning historian from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will present “Islam and the Blues” as part of the Milwaukee Public Library’s Poetic Voices of the Muslim World traveling exhibition Sunday, Nov. 3 at     1 p.m. in Varsity Theatre, 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave. Diouf […]

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Marquette Law School Poll shows Walker in tight race with Burke for Wisconsin governor in 2014

News release, October 29, 2013

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll.  A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that, just over a year from the election, the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race is shaping up to be very competitive. Gov. Scott Walker polls at 47 percent of the vote to Democratic challenger Mary […]

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Marquette receives $844,000 grant from National Science Foundation to launch computer science curriculum in Wisconsin high schools

News release, October 23, 2013

Marquette University is the lead recipient of a $1 million, 3-year collaboration to lead an ambitious roll out of a new 9th – and 10th– grade introductory computer science course in school districts across Wisconsin. Marquette is partnering on the project with UW-La Crosse, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin-Dairyland chapter of the […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School poll

News release, October 17, 2013

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will be the next guest for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the latest Marquette Law School Poll, which will look at […]

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Indian boarding schools survivor to present on impact of experiences

News release, October 17, 2013

Theodore Fontaine, a member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba, Canada, will present “Conquering the Policy: Indian Boarding Schools,” to mark Native American Heritage Month on Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Lunda and Henke Rooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Fontaine, author of bestseller Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of […]

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2013 ‘Foundations in Wisconsin’ directory now available

News release, October 11, 2013

The Funding Information Center of Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries has published the 2013 Foundations in Wisconsin directory. Available online or in hard copy, the 32nd edition of the directory provides information on more than 1,200 private, corporate and community foundations in the state and documents more than $400 million in grants paid out during […]

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Noted Harvard economist to deliver Marburg Lecture, go ‘On the Issues’

News release, October 11, 2013

Dr. Raj Chetty will discuss ‘equality of opportunity’ in business, law joint event MILWAUKEE – Dr. Raj Chetty, Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver the Marquette College of Business Administration’s 2013 Marburg Lecture, followed by a special presentation of Marquette Law School’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” The joint event will […]

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Pulitzer Prize winner Tina Rosenberg goes “On the Issues” to discuss solutions-based approaches to journalism

News release, October 9, 2013

Tina Rosenberg, a Pulitzer Prize winner and co-author of the New York Times’ “Fixes” blog, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. What should be the role of journalists today? Is it simply […]

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Marquette to host Dispute Resolution and Health Care Conference

News release, October 8, 2013

Second annual event will feature Harvard expert on health care negotiation MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s graduate program in dispute resolution will present on Friday, Oct. 18, its second annual Dispute Resolution and Health Care Conference. “Dispute Resolution and Health Care: The Next Steps,” will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni […]

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Marquette College of Communication to host conference focusing on Milwaukee County’s troubled mental health system

News release, October 7, 2013

County executive among those expected to participate in solutions-based discussion The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication will host a community discussion on how to better care for those with mental illness. The event, “Milwaukee County’s Mental Health: Solutions to a Chronic Crisis,” will take place Friday, Oct. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to […]

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Marquette Board of Trustees selects presidential search committee

News release, October 3, 2013

Marquette University’s Board of Trustees announced the full search committee for Marquette’s 24th president today. The presidential search committee will be chaired by John Ferraro, Bus Ad ’77, vice chair of the Board of Trustees and global chief operating officer at Ernst & Young. The presidential search committee members are: • John Ferraro, Bus Ad […]

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Robert E. Lee’s role in the Civil War topic of lecture at Marquette

News release, October 3, 2013

Joseph Glatthaar, Stephenson Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will deliver the 2013 Frank L. Klement Lecture Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. Glatthaar will present “Robert E. Lee: Revolutionary Commander in the American Civil War.” An expert in […]

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Gerken, Franklin and Gilbert go “On the Issues” to discuss balancing roles of federal, state and local government

News release, October 2, 2013

Yale Law Professor Heather Gerken, Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin and political reporter Craig Gilbert will discuss “how ‘local’ should politics be” in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. When should federal policies trump state preferences, […]

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Election rights expert Heather Gerken to address “dark money” and the future of political parties in Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture

News release, October 1, 2013

Heather Gerken, Yale Law School’s J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, will present “Dark Money and the Future of Political Parties: The Real Problem with Citizens United” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Monday, Oct. 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Few cases have generated as much controversy as […]

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Co-chairs of Milwaukee Succeeds go “On the Issues” to discuss report on academic progress of Milwaukee students

News release, September 27, 2013

The co-chairs of Milwaukee Succeeds, Northwestern Mutual Chairman and CEO John Schlifske, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell and Community Volunteer Jackie Herd-Barber, will be the next guests for “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 3, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee Succeeds is a community-wide […]

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Marquette University and the Center for Peacemaking to host the “Peacemaking and Nonviolence in World Religions” symposium

News release, September 27, 2013

Marquette University and the Center for Peacemaking will host the Peacemaking and Nonviolence in World Religions one-day symposium on Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Raynor Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The symposium will highlight the transformative teachings and practices within each of the major world […]

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Marquette to host visitation and Mass for Rev. John E. Naus, S.J.

News release, September 26, 2013

MILWAUKEE – Visitation and a funeral Mass for Rev. John E. Naus, S.J., who served at Marquette University for nearly 50 years, will be held on campus tonight, Thursday, Sept. 26. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. A funeral Mass will follow […]

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Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., to serve as interim president of Marquette University

News release, September 25, 2013

Marquette University’s Board of Trustees announced today that Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., will lead the university as interim president. Wild, who served as president of Marquette from 1996 to 2011, will take over for Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. “I know that Marquette is in great hands, and I will happily work with Father […]

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Performance-enhancing drugs, NCAA enforcement issues among featured topics as Marquette Law hosts National Sports Law Institute conference

News release, September 24, 2013

Performance-enhancing drugs and NCAA enforcement issues will be among the featured topics at a conference hosted by Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute on Friday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The full-day conference will address sports doping legal issues, including the Lance Armstrong doping investigation and […]

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