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Chris Jenkins

About Chris Jenkins

Chris is the Associate Director of University Communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Chris at (414) 288-4745 or christopher.t.jenkins@marquette.edu.

Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan to serve as Marquette’s spring Commencement speakers

News release, April 23, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Jeannie and Jim Gaffigan, a wife-husband team who have collaborated on a wide variety of comedy projects, will serve as Marquette University’s Commencement speakers on Sunday, May 20. As part of the university’s graduation ceremony, they each will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Jeannie is an alumna of Marquette, graduating […]

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CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 20, 2018

Note to media: Shortly before the lecture begins, Bill Raftery will be available for a group interview at 3:40 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms on Monday. MILWAUKEE — Bill Raftery, analyst for CBS Sports college basketball, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2018 Axthelm Lecture on Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. […]

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California Supreme Court Justice Liu goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Justice Goodwin Liu, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Liu was appointed to the California Supreme Court in 2011. Before […]

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Marquette Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to host ‘Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century’

News release, April 9, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will host a half-day conference, “Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century,” on Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 8 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. The Law School and the Journal Sentinel have previously partnered to explore the “Chicago megacity”—the […]

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Tech reporter, author Farivar goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss data collection, privacy issues and the law

News release, April 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Cyrus Farivar, author of “Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. We live in an age where our personal information […]

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This Is Why Local and National Business Groups Are Filing ‘Friend of the Court’ Briefs in McAdams vs. Marquette

News release, April 4, 2018

The university’s full position on this case is available online. MILWAUKEE – A recent article in The Weekly Standard posed the question: “Why Are Businesses Intervening in a Wisconsin Academic Freedom Case?” It’s an important one to ask, and the support from prominent and respected business groups like the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Barron to present Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, April 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE – David J. Barron, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, will present “When Congress and the Commander in Chief Clash Over War” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture on Monday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. There is no greater test of […]

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Playwright Orlandersmith goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss production of ‘Until the Flood,’ based on 2014 Ferguson police shooting

News release, March 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Actress, playwright and poet Dael Orlandersmith will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, March 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Orlandersmith is a world-renowned playwright and a 2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist. She is in Milwaukee for […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales

News release, March 5, 2018

Public unfamiliar with gubernatorial, senate challengers Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided in their opinions on the value of the Foxconn Technology Group’s planned flat-panel-display factory in the state. Forty-nine percent of voters think that […]

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University of Michigan Law Professor Rebecca Eisenberg to present Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property at Marquette Law School

News release, February 28, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Rebecca Eisenberg, a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, will present “Opting for Regulation When Patentability Is in Doubt” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Tuesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall’s Lubar Center. Eisenberg specializes in intellectual property and the regulation of biopharmaceutical innovation. […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, February 22, 2018

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,” Monday, March 5, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Franklin and Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law […]

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University of Tokyo professor Kubo goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss US-Japan relations

News release, February 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE — University of Tokyo Professor Fumiaki Kubo, one of Japan’s leading experts on the United States, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Kubo is the A. Barton Hepburn Professor […]

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Harbor District executive director Fowler goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, February 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Lilith Fowler, the executive director of Harbor District, Inc., will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Fowler knows about redevelopment and revitalization. She served as the first executive director […]

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Millennial Action Project founder Olikara goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, February 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Steven Olikara, the founder and president of the Millennial Action Project, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Olikara wants to change American politics as we know it. A […]

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Wisconsin economic development chief Hogan goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Foxconn deal

News release, February 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Mark Hogan, the secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 15, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. It’s being billed as the largest economic development project in […]

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Marquette’s Mission Week 2018 will focus on truth, reconciliation and peacemaking

News release, February 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE — As part of Marquette University’s annual Mission Week, students, faculty, staff and members of the Milwaukee community are invited to join in a week of study, listening, dialogue and prayer. This year’s theme is “Truth to Reconciliation.” Each winter, the Marquette community pauses to reflect on the university’s Catholic, Jesuit mission. Mission Week […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Flynn goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, February 1, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 8, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. After 10 years on the job, Flynn is retiring this month. His tenure was turbulent at times. […]

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Authors Morgan, DeWolf go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss racial reconciliation during Marquette’s Mission Week

News release, January 31, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Authors Thomas DeWolf and Sharon Morgan will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. This event, which is part of Marquette University’s Mission Week, brings together two people who shared […]

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Ranney goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss new book on history of Wisconsin’s legal system

News release, January 25, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Joseph Ranney, an attorney and author, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. In his new book, “Wisconsin and the Shaping of American Law,” Ranney writes that while scholars […]

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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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