Archive | 2017

Marquette University to host conference on social-emotional learning in K-12 education

News release, November 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Andre Perry of the Brookings Institution and Chester E. Finn, Jr., of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute will be among the featured guests at a conference, “What K–12 Students Need: Striking a Balance Between Social-Emotional and Academic Learning,” on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 8:15 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University’s Eckstein […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences receives $1 million estate gift

News release, November 15, 2017

Donation will establish the Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Family Depression Research Fund MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a planned gift pledge of $1 million from Michael and Jeanne Schmitz. The gift will be used to establish the Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Family Depression Research Fund. The […]

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Marquette supply chain management students win national case competition

News release, November 15, 2017

Team bests 10 other universities at annual Arizona State contest MILWAUKEE — A team of four undergraduate supply chain management students in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration earned top honors on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Supply Chain Management Association at Arizona State University’s fifth annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain and Operations Case Competition. […]

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Law professor Ellis, ACLU voting rights advocate McGrath go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, November 10, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Atiba Ellis, the Boden Visiting Professor at Marquette University Law School, and Molly McGrath of the American Civil Liberties Union Voting Rights Project will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 16, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein […]

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Economics of education expert will deliver annual Marburg Lecture

News release, November 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Joshua Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and a director of MIT’s School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative, will deliver Marquette University’s annual Marburg Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1552 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Angrist is an expert in the economics of education and school […]

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Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate

News release, November 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Craig Gilbert, Washington Bureau Chief for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Gilbert is currently engaged in a special reportage project concerning the political climate […]

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Marquette celebrates inaugural Community Engagement Symposium by honoring professors, organizations

News release, November 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Two Marquette professors, a Milwaukee professional association, a cultural performing arts program and an independent charter school were honored Monday at the university’s inaugural Community Engagement Symposium. Dr. Beth Godbee, assistant professor of English, won the Community Engaged Teaching Award; and Dr. Kristin Haglund, associate professor of nursing, and Proyecto Bembé shared the […]

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Marquette to host annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference

News release, November 2, 2017

Conference to address threat of pandemics from diseases driven by human decisions A Nobel Peace Prize winner and a Pulitzer Prize winner will take the stage at the Diederich College of Communication’s annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference. The free, public event will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Lubar Center at […]

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Marquette, WARF announce second annual ‘Force for Positive Change’ event and award

News release, November 1, 2017

Applications now open for social entrepreneurship competition MILWAUKEE — Marquette University and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) have opened applications for the second annual Force for Positive Change award, a statewide competition that focuses on social entrepreneurship as a model for solving social or environmental challenges in a way that is sustainable, just and […]

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United Community Center executive director Diaz goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ricardo Diaz, executive director of the United Community Center, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. The UCC is a social service agency on Milwaukee’s South Side that plays […]

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UC Davis Law professor Chin to address criminal justice’s collateral consequences for Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 30, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Gabriel “Jack” Chin, the Edward L. Barrett Chair of Law and Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, will present “Criminal Justice’s Collateral Consequences” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law. This event will be held in the Lubar Center at Marquette University […]

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Entrepreneurs Baltz, Cordio and Yau go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Spaulding Medical CEO Amanda Baltz, Startup Milwaukee and Skills Pipeline founder Matt Cordio and Bright Cellars co-founder and CEO Richard Yau will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 2, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Just […]

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New poll shows Milwaukee area’s divided feelings on Foxconn, views on other topics as Marquette Law School launches expanded public policy program

News release, October 24, 2017

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll of residents in Milwaukee and surrounding counties finds that 54 percent of adults believe a new Foxconn factory in Racine County will substantially improve the economy of the Milwaukee area, while 37 percent […]

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‘On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, October 23, 2017

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. Eric Overmyer’s On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) is an exploration of finding one’s place in the world. Three Victorian women set out on their journey to conquer […]

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University of Pennsylvania professor to keynote Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 30

News release, October 19, 2017

Kathleen Brown, the David Boies professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss her current project, Undoing Slavery: Abolitionist Body Politics and the Argument over Humanity, at the annual Frank L. Klement Lecture on Monday, Oct. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Library, Beaumier Suites BC. The project is a book-length interdisciplinary […]

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Marquette to host Wisconsin’s first conference on blockchain technology

News release, October 18, 2017

November 9 event will explore revolutionary new data sharing applications MILWAUKEE — Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 9, will host the state’s first conference devoted to exploring applications of blockchain, a nascent technology predicted to revolutionize the way data is recorded and shared across industries. The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will be held from 8 a.m. […]

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Marquette Law School to launch Lubar Center with first look at new Milwaukee Area Project

News release, October 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, and former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will be among the featured guests as Marquette Law School formally launches the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education with a conference on Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 8:15 a.m. The half-day conference will unveil […]

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Marquette alumnus makes largest gift in School of Dentistry history

News release, October 17, 2017

$5 million planned gift will focus on scholarships for veterans Note: Photos are available upon request MILWAUKEE – During a university celebration over the weekend to honor Marquette School of Dentistry Dean William K. Lobb’s 20th anniversary, the longstanding leader announced that 1974 School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Paul Andrews pledged a $5 million estate […]

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Marquette names new vice president for university advancement

News release, October 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has named Gina Sholtis as the next vice president for university advancement, Executive Vice President Dave Lawlor announced today. Sholtis, who will start in her new role on Nov. 16, is currently assistant vice chancellor for advancement at the University of Missouri. President Michael R. Lovell endorsed the choice, saying: “Gina […]

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Bucks senior vice president Lasry goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Alex Lasry, senior vice president of the Milwaukee Bucks, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Downtown Milwaukee is in the midst of a development boom, and at the […]

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