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Christopher Stolarski

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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]