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Christopher Stolarski

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Chris is a senior communication strategist in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Chris at (414) 288-1988 or

Media advisory: Marquette, Sendik’s set ribbon-cutting for new on-campus store

News release, August 15, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The new Sendik’s Fresh2GO Marquette store will officially open on the university’s campus Tuesday, Aug. 22, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The grocery store, which Marquette President Michael R. Lovell announced in June, is located on 16th Street, just north of West Wells Street. Lovell will join Sendik’s family co-owner Ted […]


Sendik’s store to open on Marquette University campus

News release, June 28, 2017

New grocery store will serve Avenues West neighborhood MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced that a new Sendik’s store will open in the heart of the Marquette campus in vacant space north of the Bookmarq near the northeast corner of 16th and West Wells Streets. “From my earliest days as president […]


Marquette elects Owen Sullivan chair of Board of Trustees

News release, May 15, 2017

New trustee elected; four named trustees emeriti MILWAUKEE — Owen J. Sullivan, a 1979 graduate of Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees, the university announced today. Sullivan, the retired president of Specialty Brands for ManpowerGroup, succeeds John Ferraro who has been in […]


Dominican sister who serves Haiti’s poor will deliver Commencement address

News release, April 19, 2017

Sister Maria Marciano will also receive honorary degree MILWAUKEE — Sister Maria Marciano, O.P., a Dominican sister from Brazil who serves Haiti’s poorest citizens, will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 136th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21. As part of the ceremony, she will also receive an honorary degree. “What difference can one […]


Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 27-29

News release, April 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will honor 48 accomplished alumni and friends during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 27-29, for their personal achievements and support of the university. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumnus of the Year Dr. Henry K.H. Kwan, Arts ’71, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send […]


Marquette launching revised MBA program to better meet market demands

News release, March 1, 2017

Fewer required credit hours shorten time to degree MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Graduate School of Management will roll out a revised version of its part-time MBA program this fall, Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Brian Till announced. The measure, which will integrate components of the current curriculum to cut the number of credit hours […]


Marquette to expand residence hall project

News release, February 23, 2017

Two additional floors will add 140 beds to facility’s west tower MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s new residence hall project will be expanded to accommodate 140 additional beds, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. A two-story addition to the facility’s west tower, which was approved by the Board of Trustees at its February meeting, will bring […]


New trustees elected to Marquette board

News release, February 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its Feb. 22 meeting. The new trustees are Vincent Lyles, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; Christopher Swift, chairman and CEO of The Hartford; and Joseph Walicki, vice president and president of Johnson Controls Power Solutions. Marquette trustees […]


Marquette researchers find NFL rule decreases concussions, increases lower-body injuries

News release, February 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University economics professors in a study forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics have found that the National Football League’s “Crown of the Helmet Rule” (CHR) reduces the probability of a concussion occurring among players by 32 percent. However, the study by associate professors of economics Dr. Andrew Hanson and Dr. […]


Marquette alumni couple issue $10 million challenge to honor longtime past president

News release, January 18, 2017

New residence hall facility will bear Father Wild’s name MILWAUKEE — Marquette University alumni Ray and Kay Eckstein have issued a $10 million challenge toward the construction of the university’s new residence hall facility, President Michael R. Lovell announced today in his annual campus address. The Ecksteins have challenged the university to raise $10 million; […]


Marquette names new executive vice president for operations

News release, January 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has named Dave Lawlor as its new executive vice president for operations, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. Lawlor, who most recently served as vice chancellor and chief financial officer at the University of California – Davis, will begin in his role on Jan. 10. A new position for the university, […]


Marquette sets date for residence hall groundbreaking

News release, October 13, 2016

Renderings of $96 million, 750-bed facility released MILWAUKEE — Marquette University on Wednesday, Nov. 2, will officially break ground on its new residence hall facility project in a 2 p.m. ceremony on site at 17th and Wells Streets. President Michael R. Lovell in May announced the $96 million, 750-bed co-ed facility that will house freshman […]


New trustees elected to Marquette board

News release, September 28, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected three new members at its Sept. 21 meeting. The new trustees are Joanna Bauza, president of The Cervantes Group; Tim Bergstrom, president and chief operating officer of Bergstrom Automotive; and John Underwood, managing director at Goldman Sachs. Marquette trustees serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected […]


Marquette real estate professors honored with best paper awards

News release, September 26, 2016

Pennington-Cross, Cashman lauded by American Real Estate Society MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University real estate professors were honored recently by the American Real Estate Society for having best papers in the organization’s 2016 Manuscript Prize Competition. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, won in the Real Estate Finance category for his paper, “Mortgage […]


Lovell announces strategic executive realignment

News release, September 1, 2016

Marquette president says changes will advance university in new ways MILWAUKEE — Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced key organizational changes to his executive leadership team, a strategic realignment that he says is vital to the Catholic, Jesuit university executing its strategic plan, Beyond Boundaries. Lovell said these moves will best position senior […]


Marquette selects design team for athletic performance research center project

News release, August 30, 2016

Sink Combs Dethlefs named architect of record MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has selected a team to lead the design of its proposed athletic performance research center, in partnership with Aurora Health Care. The team comprises a mix of four national and local firms led by architect of record Sink Combs Dethlefs, whose portfolio includes work […]


Marquette names Father Tom Krettek as next vice president for mission and ministry

News release, July 28, 2016

University also promotes Lora Strigens to vice president for planning and strategy MILWAUKEE — Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today made two key executive personnel announcements, decisions he said are vital to moving the university forward and executing its strategic plan. Rev. Gerald Thomas (Tom) Krettek, S.J., director of the Master of Arts in […]


Marquette biologist earns $900,000 grant to advance studies on climate-driven changes in tropical forests

News release, June 30, 2016

Accelerated vine growth linked to climate change, professor found MILWAUKEE — Dr. Stefan Schnitzer, Mellon Distinguished Professor of Biology in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, was recently awarded a four-year, $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for continued studies into determining the drivers of ongoing large-scale changes in tropical forests, which […]


Marquette names new dean of admissions

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Brian Troyer, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, has been named Marquette University’s next dean of undergraduate admissions, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Troyer will begin in his new role Aug. 1. “Mr. Troyer brings great energy to a role that will help drive Marquette’s ambitious and important […]


Marquette studies show disconnect regarding technology use in college classrooms

News release, June 8, 2016

Communication professor Shuter says students, instructors are ‘miles apart’ despite benefits of in-class laptop, smartphone use MILWAUKEE — Two separate studies by Dr. Robert Shuter, professor emeritus of communication studies at Marquette University, and collaborator Dr. Pauline Cheong of Arizona State University, show that most American university faculty believe that smartphones, laptops and other digital […]