Archive | 2015

CNBC television star Lemonis partners with Marquette University to launch $1 Million Challenge

News release, December 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and alumnus Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit, are teaming up to launch a $1 million giving challenge on Jan. 5, 2016. The challenge will run through March 12, and Lemonis will donate up to $300,000 of his own funds. There is no minimum donation for individuals who contribute. The […]

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Marquette Theatre’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to be performed at festival

News release, December 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s fall production To Kill a Mockingbird has been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The performance will be held Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the Pabst Theater. It is not open to the public. A final dress rehearsal performance that is open to the public, will […]

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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

News release, December 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation have agreed to lead a top-level national initiative aimed at ensuring the continued global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. Focusing on water and manufacturing, the initiative will develop a sector study that includes evaluating the use and re-use of water, the energy-water nexus, identifying water-use related risk […]

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Marquette awarded $354,000 to fund 170 paid internships

News release, November 30, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has been awarded a three-year, $354,000 Career Ready Internship Grant to create 170 new paid and for-credit internships during the 2015-2018 academic years. The grant was funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation for undergraduate students in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences with particular focus […]

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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

News release, November 20, 2015

Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation have agreed to lead a top-level national initiative aimed at ensuring the continued global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.  Focusing on water and manufacturing, the initiative will develop a sector study that includes evaluating the use and re-use of water, the energy-water nexus, identifying water-use related risk and highlighting […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop tight Wisconsin GOP primary race

News release, November 19, 2015

Clinton holds edge among Wisconsin Democrats Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Ben Carson the favorite of 22 percent in the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary, closely followed by Donald Trump and Marco Rubio at 19 percent each. In the September […]

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Milwaukee home financing company wins social venture contest

News release, November 19, 2015

Strong Blocks takes top prize at 2015 Good Money Challenge MILWAUKEE – Strong Blocks, a Milwaukee-based venture that helps families who cannot qualify for financing become homeowners through its 21-month rent-to-own program, was the winner of the 2015 Good Money Challenge. The challenge, organized by Marquette University and sponsored by Milwaukee-based Brady Corporation, focuses on […]

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Mourning the loss of Rev. John Schlegel, S.J.

News release, November 15, 2015

Statement from Marquette President Michael R. Lovell on the death of Rev. John Schlegel, S.J., pastor of the Church of the Gesu: On behalf of Marquette University and our Jesuit community, we express our deep sorrow as we mourn the loss of Rev. John Schlegel, S.J., beloved pastor of the Church of the Gesu at […]

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Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White to visit “On the Issues with Mike Gousha”

News release, November 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Maxine White, Chief Judge of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Judge White became chief judge in August, and is responsible for the administration of […]

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Marquette University receives $6 million in grants from Burke Foundation for Trinity Fellows and Burke Scholars programs

News release, November 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received $6 million in grants from the Burke Foundation to continue and expand two longstanding, highly regarded scholarship programs founded by the late Richard A. Burke: the Trinity Fellows program for graduate students and the Burke Scholars program for undergraduates. Both programs incorporate volunteer service as a key component. Burke, […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, November 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will present results from a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 19, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How has support for Republican presidential primary candidates shifted in […]

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Former U.S. ambassador to Syria to discuss America’s coalition against the Islamic State after 18 months of conflict

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News release, November 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Robert S. Ford, U.S. ambassador to Syria from 2011 to 2014, will give a “report card” on America’s coalition against the Islamic State after 18 months of conflict on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 227, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Ford will be at Marquette […]

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Former U.S. ambassador to Republic of Korea to give keynote lecture at Marquette University

News release, November 9, 2015

Date: Thursday, Nov. 12 Time: 5:30 p.m. Place: Weasler Auditorium 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. MILWAUKEE – Sung Kim, the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2011-2014, will be the keynote speaker at the John K.C. Oh Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, […]

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Near West Side Partners representatives go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, November 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Near West Side Partners representatives Michael R. Lovell of Marquette University, Tom Devine of the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation, Kelly Grebe of MillerCoors, Mike Lappin of Aurora Health Care and Matt Levatich of Harley-Davidson will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 9 […]

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More than 300 Marquette students to help older adults stay safe, independent and warm this winter

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News release, November 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE – More than 300 Marquette University students will travel to homes of older adults and help them get ready for Wisconsin’s winter during the 25th annual “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, November 7. Marquette students will travel throughout Milwaukee, particularly the Near West Side, to assist older adults in raking leaves and cleaning […]

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Marquette Army ROTC team advances to 2016 skills competition at West Point

News release, November 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Army ROTC’s Ranger Challenge nine-person co-ed team has won a regional military skills team competition, similar to a team decathlon, held at Fort McCoy near La Crosse, Wisconsin. The team advances to an international competition at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. in April, where it will compete against […]

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Marquette scientist receives $500,000 grant to study genes involved in growing rice in cold climates

News release, November 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Schläppi has received a $500,000 federal grant for genetics and genomics research in an effort to grow rice in cold climates like Wisconsin. Schläppi, a geneticist and molecular biologist, is developing an experimental cold-resistant strain of rice. His research team successfully grew different rice varieties in four southeastern Wisconsin locations this […]

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Bucks President Feigin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, November 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Bucks team president Peter Feigin will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee’s NBA franchise has been undergoing a dramatic transition in the last year. Featuring one of the youngest […]

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Marquette Theatre presents “To Kill a Mockingbird: An African American Perspective” lecture

News release, October 30, 2015

Date: Monday, Nov. 16 Time: 6 p.m. Place: Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St., Milwaukee, WI MILWAUKEE – Reggie Jackson of America’s Black Holocaust Museum will speak about the play To Kill a Mockingbird on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre. The play tells a story […]

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Marquette Theatre presents ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

News release, October 26, 2015

Date: Thursday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 22 Times: Varies. Details below. Place: Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St., Milwaukee MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre will present a special “Theatre and Social Justice Production,” To Kill a Mockingbird, which has been adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel. Based on the Pulitzer […]

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