Archive | 2017

Marquette’s Dwyane Wade “Live to Dream” Summer Reading Program curbs summer literacy slide

News release, December 19, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Education has released results of its Dwyane Wade “Live to Dream” Summer Reading Program, showing significant progress in curbing the “summer slide” in reading achievement among inner-city Milwaukee school children.   The “summer slide” refers to the tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose achievement gains […]


‘A Year with Frog and Toad’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, December 18, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present A Year with Frog and Toad at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Jan. 14, Jan. 20-21, and Jan. 27-28. Based on Arnold Lobel’s books, A Year with Frog and Toad is an imaginative and entertaining children’s musical that follows the budding friendship of two unlikely amphibians, a cranky […]


Marquette’s College of Nursing receives prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant

News release, December 14, 2017

RWJF announces the fifth and final cohort for innovative program MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing is one of 31 schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses who hold Ph.D. degrees. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing […]


Marquette official testifies in favor of Wisconsin Senate bill to create a state innovation fund

News release, December 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s vice president for research and innovation on Tuesday testified before a state Senate committee in favor of a Senate bill that would create a state innovation fund to advance economic development. Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp addressed the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government regarding Senate Bill 525, the Wisconsin […]


Marquette’s Board of Trustees approves groundbreaking for athletic performance research center

News release, December 11, 2017

On Friday, Marquette University’s Board of Trustees approved groundbreaking on the first phase of construction for the athletic performance research center (APRC). The approval came after Marquette University leaders presented design plans to the trustees, which included relocating the facility to the heart of campus. A formal groundbreaking ceremony is expected in the coming weeks. […]


Lovell announces Marquette to install grotto of Blessed Virgin Mary behind St. Joan of Arc Chapel

News release, December 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE – On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell announced that the university will install a grotto of the Blessed Virgin just west of St. Joan of Arc Chapel. The grotto will be in place by the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year. President […]


Center for Real Estate names new directors

News release, December 4, 2017

Industry professionals Krill, Hunt to push for endowment MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Center for Real Estate has named two new leaders to drive the nationally ranked program in the College of Business Administration, Dr. Mark Eppli, professor of finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate announced. David G. Krill, CMB, who will serve as […]


Marquette nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2

News release, November 27, 2017

Garcia will focus on impacting public health concerns through nursing workforce development MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Project BEYOND-2 Coordinator Terrie Garcia, MEd, RN, PhD(c), was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to represent an interdisciplinary Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition to address members of Congress at an event in Washington, D.C., […]


Marquette’s College of Health Sciences will host panel discussion on opioid epidemic

News release, November 21, 2017

   MILWAUKEE – America is in the grip of an opioid epidemic that is increasing in both death toll and severity of threat to the public health. In 2015, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, 12.5 million people misused prescription opioids and nearly another million used heroin, leading to 46,000 overdose deaths […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]