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Jesse Lee

About Jesse Lee

Jesse is a senior communication specialist for the College of Health Sciences in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Jesse at (414) 288-4984 or jesse.lee@marquette.edu.

Foxconn kicks off Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition with Oct. 1 event at Marquette University

News release, October 1, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) will host an event at Marquette University on Monday, Oct. 1, to celebrate the start of its statewide Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition. Foxconn has committed up to $1 million over the next three years to support its Smart Cities – Smart Futures initiative, which is aimed at generating […]

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Marquette University researcher receives $1.6 million NIH grant for spinal cord injury studies

News release, June 12, 2018

Grant will continue to fund Dr. Murray Blackmore’s next phase of study MILWAUKEE — The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.6 million R01 grant to Dr. Murray Blackmore, associate professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University. The grant is his second $1 million-plus grant from the organization […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences to host discussion on rare diseases

News release, February 13, 2018

Speakers to include parents and people living with rare diseases on the eve of the international Rare Disease Day. MILWAUKEE – February 28 marks the 11th annual Rare Disease Day, a day of recognition of the 350 million people around the world who are impacted by 7,000 life-threatening rare diseases, most of which have little […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Marquette civil, construction and environmental engineering professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Mayer plans to spend the semester as a visiting scholar at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the […]

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Marquette welcomes final class to live in McCormick Hall

News release, August 21, 2017

MILWAUKEE – On Thursday, Aug. 24, more than 2,000 freshmen from 40 states, 27 countries and two U.S. territories will move into residence halls on the Marquette University campus and begin to call Milwaukee home. This academic year marks the last class that will live in McCormick Hall. The residence hall, which opened in 1968, […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Jier Huang, assistant professor of chemistry, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Huang has set out to develop new strategies for tapping the promise of solar energy through the development of light-activated catalysts that convert light from the sun into chemical energy. Since 2013, when […]

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Marquette psychology professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 14, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Nicholas Heck, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Heck conducts research that looks at the results of stress specific to a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity, as opposed to more general forms of stress. The award grants up to $32,000 […]

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, August 9, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Dr. Khadijah Makky, clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences; Dr. Judith Maloney, clinical associate professor of biomedical sciences; Dr. Amber Young-Brice, clinical assistant professor of nursing; Ms. Kim Jensen Bohat, director of service learning in the Center for Teaching and Learning; and Mr. Jamie Cheatham, assistant professor of […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Jennifer Evans, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Evans likes to work closely with colleagues in her department, including fellow Young Scholar Award winner Dr. Murray Blackmore. Together, they are developing new genetic tools […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, professor of chemistry, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Sabbatical Award. Dr. Qadir Timerghazin’s theoretical predictions promise to demystify an elusive biological molecule involved in, among other things, the processes related to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and heart conditions called S-nitrosothiols. This award will allow Timerghazin to test […]

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Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities

News release, July 25, 2017

MILWAUKEE —  Dr. Albert Rivero, professor of English, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in the humanities. Rivero explores the complex connections between literary works produced in Britain during the so-called “long 18th century,” from the Restoration to the Romantics, and their historical contexts. This award, which includes $20,000 annually for […]

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Marquette assistant dean of undergraduate admissions receives Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

News release, July 19, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Latrice Harris-Collins, assistant dean in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, has recently been named as the staff recipient of the Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Harris-Collins has been at Marquette for 13 years this fall. Each day she works on multicultural community outreach. Harris-Collins is known for her “real-talk” outreach […]

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Marquette mechanical engineering professor honored for research excellence

News release, July 11, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. John Borg, professor of mechanical engineering, recently received the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence. Borg has been at Marquette since 2002 and has worked to investigate how solid materials deform and flow. He is best known for his research on the physics of one of baseball’s most unique pitches […]

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Marquette’s Vice President for Research and Innovation selected as panelist among nation’s top research officers

News release, July 10, 2017

Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp to discuss the state of American science at National Press Club MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Vice President for Research and Innovation, Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, will provide perspectives from Marquette and our home state of Wisconsin on a panel of senior university research officers for an upcoming “State of American Science” event at […]

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Marquette history professor honored with university’s highest teaching award

News release, July 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Timothy McMahon, associate professor of history at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Gettel Teaching Excellence Award. McMahon joined the Department of History in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences as a visiting assistant professor in 2001. He has since taught more than a dozen […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor and chair receives Way Klingler Fellowship in science

News release, July 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. John Mantsch, professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in science. Mantsch studies neuropsychiatric disease with a focus on the neurobiological underpinnings of addiction and stress-related disorders. He is also a co-founder of Promentis Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company that […]

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Marquette English professor honored with university’s highest teaching award

News release, June 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Leah Flack, associate professor of English at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Teaching Excellence Award. Flack referrers to her own college experience as the foundation for her love of the classroom. “As a first-generation college student, my horizons of possibility were crucially expanded in literature classrooms in […]

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Marquette psychology professor receives Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

News release, June 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Lucas Torres, associate professor of psychology at Marquette University, was recently honored with the Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Torres has studied mental health disparities among members of the Latino community through funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. He has collaborated with colleagues at other institutions to study […]

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