Archive | 2017

Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist to present annual Coyne Lecture

News release, October 13, 2017

Mather’s research confirmed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe MILWAUKEE – Dr. John C. Mather, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, will discuss the history of the universe  at Marquette University on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Marquette partners with Better Business Bureau to offer free cyber security events

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin will partner to offer several free cyber security events. This partnership is designed to engage and educate the public and private sector and provide tools and resources needed to stay safe online. “The cyber world is more treacherous than many small businesses believe,” said […]

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Author, Washington Post reporter Goldstein goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Amy Goldstein, author of “Janesville: An American Story,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Goldstein has been a reporter for the Washington Post for 30 years, focusing on […]

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Northwestern Mutual’s Manista elected to Marquette board of trustees

News release, October 9, 2017

  MILWAUKEE — Raymond J. Manista, senior vice president — general counsel and secretary of Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual, has been elected to the Marquette University board of trustees. He is a two-time Marquette alumnus, with a bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude, and a law degree, magna cum laude. Manista, who joined Northwestern Mutual […]

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AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon to keynote 2017 Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 5, 2017

AMB family of businesses includes NFL’s Atlanta Falcons MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will host the annual Business Leaders Forum. This year’s keynote speaker will be Steve Cannon, CEO of AMB Group LLC, the parent company of Arthur Blank’s for-profit businesses, including the National Football League’s Atlanta […]

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Greater Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs President Lyles goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vincent Lyles, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in his sixth year as CEO, Lyles […]

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Olympic anti-doping investigator McLaren to give keynote at National Sports Law Institute conference

News release, September 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Richard McLaren, an international sports lawyer, arbitrator and law professor who headed an investigation into allegations of doping related to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, will give the keynote presentation at the National Sports Law Institute’s 2017 fall conference. The conference, titled “Maintaining the Integrity and Commercial Value of Sports While Protecting Athletes’ […]

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Marquette to host weeklong series of events Oct. 2-8; Homecoming, Alumni Reunions to combine celebrations

News release, September 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host a series of events and celebrations during Homecoming Week and Alumni Reunion Weekend, with signature events taking place Oct. 4 – 8. “Homecoming week culminating with Alumni Reunion Weekend is the perfect opportunity for all members of the Marquette community to come together and celebrate. I am continually amazed […]

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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

News release, September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist Michael Cudahy has given $1 million to support five full scholarships, including room-and-board for students attending Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Four students, all of whom are the first in their families to attend college and come from diverse backgrounds, started at Marquette this academic year. […]

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Political commentator, law professor Hewitt goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 13, 2017

Members of the media — Please note that our scheduled “On the Issues” session with Hugh Hewitt has been canceled because of a family emergency. The Law School hopes to reschedule this event in the future.    MILWAUKEE — Hugh Hewitt, a political commentator and law professor at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, […]

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Political commentator, author Sykes goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Political commentator and author Charlie Sykes will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. For more than 20 years, Sykes was arguably the most influential conservative voice in […]

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Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers journalist to keynote 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture

News release, September 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and coordinator of The Panama Papers investigation, will keynote the 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The “Panama Papers” series which won a 2017 […]

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Marquette names new chief financial officer

News release, September 7, 2017

Marquette University has named Joel Pogodzinski as its new chief financial officer, Executive Vice President for Operations Dave Lawlor announced today. Pogodzinski, who most recently served as vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Broan-NuTone LLC in Hartford, Wisconsin, will begin in his role on Sept. 18, 2017. A 1994 graduate of the […]

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Vanderbilt professor, international law expert Wuerth to present Boden Lecture at Marquette Law School

News release, September 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ingrid Wuerth, the Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law at Vanderbilt University, will present “International law and peace among nations” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. For almost a century, international law has tried to prevent armed conflict […]

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Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy

News release, September 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vanderbilt University Law School professor Ingrid Wuerth, Marquette University Law School professor Ryan Scoville and Foreign Policy magazine reporter Robbie Gramer will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 14, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein […]

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‘Working’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, September 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Working at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, and Oct. 4-8. As tribute to the American workforce, Working shines the spotlight on everyday workers. This 2012 adaptation of Working is a series of vignettes that explores 26 people from all walks of life. From […]

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Reporter, author Egan goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Great Lakes issues at Marquette Law School

News release, August 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dan Egan, a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. […]

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World-renowned photojournalist to give presentation at Marquette University

News release, August 25, 2017

2017 Outstanding Nature Photographer winner to speak Sept. 7 MILWAUKEE — Christian Ziegler, world-renowned nature photojournalist from Germany, will lecture at Marquette University on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 Wisconsin Ave. Ziegler, a tropical ecologist, is a regular contributor to National Geographic and has been published in Geo, Smithsonian […]

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Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art receives $146,000 federal grant

News release, August 24, 2017

Funds are for a public art project by renowned artist Mary Miss  MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art has been awarded a $146,404 federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a public art project by artist Mary Miss that creates place-based experiences exploring water systems throughout Milwaukee’s urban landscape. […]

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Students in the United States and India hold different opinions on use of smart phones and tablets in college classrooms

News release, August 23, 2017

Marquette researcher says cultural differences show policies at U.S. colleges may need to be re-examined  MILWAUKEE – Should policies on the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops in college classrooms be examined for cultural bias? A study by a Marquette University researcher argues that it might be time for a re-evaluation of these policies […]

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