Archive | 2015

Law and social policy scholar Lacey to examine concepts of criminal responsibility in Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Nicola Lacey, Professor of Law, Gender, and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, will present “Socializing the Subject of Criminal Law? Criminal Responsibility and the Purposes of Criminalization” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host forum on caring for veterans

News release, October 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible 2: Accessing Community Resources,” Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The two-hour event will begin with registration at 7:15 a.m. Veterans access care from within and outside of the VA […]

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Marquette Law School and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel conference to examine future of the American public library

News release, October 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The mayor of Milwaukee, a leading national scholar of public libraries, the director of the American Library Association’s center on the future of libraries, and the director of the Marquette Law School Poll are among the guests scheduled to participate in an upcoming conference, titled “The Future of the American Public Library,” on […]

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Former Congressmen Obey, Petri go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, October 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Former U.S. Representatives Thomas Petri and David Obey will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Petri, a Republican, represented Wisconsin’s Fox Valley in Congress for 35 years. Obey, a Democrat, represented […]

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Marquette College of Nursing receives U.S. Department of Education grant for graduate studies

News release, October 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The College of Nursing has received a $442,917 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support three graduate fellows in the Ph.D. program. The fellowship program will be directed by Dr. Margaret Bull, professor and director of the Ph.D. program. “The College of Nursing is […]

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Marquette Presents forum series on depression to be held in Chicago

News release, October 19, 2015

Sports reporter Trenni Kusnierek will share her personal story MILWAUKEE – Trenni Kusnierek, a Marquette alumna and sports reporter for Comcast Sportsnet, will share her personal story of her battle with depression at the next Marquette Presents forum, this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St., Chicago. Experts […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette University to take part in James Foley virtual 5K, Rosary for Peace this weekend

News release, October 16, 2015

Parking: Lot on 16th Street between W. Wells Street and Wisconsin Avenue Virtual 5K Run – Saturday, Oct. 17, at 10:45 a.m., St. Joan of Arc Chapel Marquette University will have a team of about 100 runners, including President Michael R. Lovell, taking part in the Foley Foundation Virtual 5K at 10:45 a.m. The team […]

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Marquette Department of Biological Sciences receives $590,000 grant for graduate education

News release, October 14, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The Department of Biological Sciences has received a $590,000 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support four graduate fellows. The fellowship program will be directed by Dr. Michael Schläppi, associate professor of biological sciences. Schläppi said the three-year grant will help his department target fellows […]

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New Deal Projects topic of Klement Lecture at Marquette University

News release, October 13, 2015

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 Time: 4 p.m. Place: Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee MILWAUKEE – Gray Brechin, founder of a nationwide effort to inventory, map and interpret the legacy left by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “alphabet soup” agencies, will deliver the 2015 Frank L. Klement Lecture Wednesday Oct. 28 […]

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Kleefisch goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, October 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A self-described “Wisconsin-proud conservative woman,” Kleefisch was elected to office in 2010. She is a former small-business owner and […]

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Marquette scientists find vines in tropical forest may significantly accelerate climate change

News release, October 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – An increase in woody vines in tropical forests may be significantly accelerating climate change, Marquette University scientists determined in a first-ever forest-level experimental study on the subject. The three-year project by Marquette biologists found that the amount of carbon absorbed in a tropical forest in Panama decreased by 76 percent per year when […]

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Noted health economist Emily Oster to speak at Marquette

News release, October 8, 2015

New book focuses on using data to make better pregnancy decisions MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned health economist Dr. Emily Oster will discuss her new book, Expecting Better, for the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Marburg Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. […]

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Stith, Contreras go “On the Issues” to discuss launch of new Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Milwaukee

News release, October 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Andrew Stith, President of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee, and Maritza Contreras, Director of Administrative Management Services at the Hispanic Chamber of Wisconsin, will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]

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Marquette to name new Jesuit Residence in honor of donor’s father

News release, October 1, 2015

Dr. E. J. O’Brien Jesuit Residence recognizes generosity of Patricia and Donald Schneider MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Friday, Oct. 30, will dedicate its new 40,000 square-foot Jesuit Residence in honor of Dr. E. J. O’Brien, the father of Patricia Schneider, the facility’s lead donor. She is the widow of Donald Schneider, chairman emeritus and […]

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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run

News release, September 30, 2015

Trump takes GOP lead, Clinton holds Dem edge 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 Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval at 37 percent with 59 percent disapproval among Wisconsin voters following his presidential bid. In August, 39 percent approved […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette nursing students to participate in ‘blessing of the hands’

News release, September 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – As part of Marquette University’s Family Weekend, College of Nursing students will participate in a Commitment to the Profession Ceremony, which will include a “blessing of the hands.” The ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and […]

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Marquette events will raise awareness for suicide prevention

News release, September 25, 2015

Marquette is one of 12 sites to participate in national traveling display of 1,100 backpacks MILWAUKEE – In recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month, Marquette University will host a number of events Wednesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 2. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, some 1,100 backpacks representing the 1,100 college students nationally who […]

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Marquette Law School hires Strifling as director of expanded Water Law and Policy Initiative

News release, September 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School has appointed David Strifling to oversee an expansion of its Water Law and Policy Initiative, in support of the university’s broader efforts to help the Milwaukee region continue to lead on water-related research and governance issues. Strifling, a 2004 graduate of the Law School and 2000 graduate of Marquette’s […]

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National Sports Law Institute conference to address fairness, integrity and safety issues in sports

News release, September 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Major League Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Allan (Bud) Selig is among the speakers scheduled to appear at this year’s conference of Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute. The conference, featuring a theme of “maintaining fairness, integrity and safety in sports,” will be held Friday, Oct. 16, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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

News release, September 22, 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,” Wednesday, September 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How does Scott Walker’s sudden exit from the presidential race […]

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