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Lynn Sheka

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Lynn is senior director of university communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Lynn at (414) 288-4719 or

Former Assistant MPD Chief Edith Hudson named Marquette University Police chief

News release, December 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University today named Edith Hudson, former assistant chief of police for the Milwaukee Police Department, as the new chief of the university’s police department. She will officially take command of the Marquette University Police Department on Dec. 17, 2018. Hudson served MPD for 25 years in progressive leadership roles before she retired […]


Two Jesuits elected to Marquette University Board of Trustees

News release, December 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Board of Trustees elected two new members at its Dec. 7 meeting. The new trustees are Rev. Brian Linnane, S.J., president of Loyola University Maryland, and Rev. Michael Rozier, S.J., assistant professor of health management and policy at St. Louis University. Marquette trustees serve three-year terms and may be re-elected to […]


Fox News Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt to speak at Marquette University on Dec. 3

News release, November 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Chris Stirewalt, politics editor at Fox News Channel, will discuss the recent midterm elections and sign copies of his new book, Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists, on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. in the Eisenberg Reading Room on the third floor of Marquette University’s Sensenbrenner Hall, […]


Legal experts to go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School to discuss childhood trauma

News release, November 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Two legal experts who are advancing research and understanding of the impact of childhood trauma on the criminal justice system will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” Fordham University Law Professor Deborah W. Denno and Milwaukee County Circuit Court Deputy Chief Judge Mary Triggiano will discuss […]


Marquette Provost Dan Myers stepping down; Dr. Kimo Ah Yun named acting provost

News release, October 31, 2018

Marquette University announced today that Provost Dan Myers has stepped down from his role, effective immediately. President Michael R. Lovell has appointed Dr. Kimo Ah Yun, dean of the Diederich College of Communication, as acting provost. During his time at Marquette, Myers helped the university achieve the objectives laid out in its strategic plan, Beyond […]


Marquette’s College of Nursing receives $1 million estate gift to support scholarships

News release, October 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing announced today that it has received a $1 million planned gift from Barbara Regan, a 1959 alumna of the College of Nursing. The estate gift will benefit scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. “It’s incredible to see the impact that Marquette has had on three generations of […]


Marquette receives $1 million “Thriving in Ministry” grant to support Christian pastors in congregational ministry

News release, October 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received a $1 million “Thriving in Ministry” grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., to help support Christian pastors in congregational ministry. The five-year grant will propel Marquette to both create and strengthen programs that support pastors by helping them connect strategically with other clergy who can serve as role models and […]


Photo/Video Opportunity: Marquette nursing students to demonstrate Commitment to the Profession, Oct. 7

News release, October 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE –Marquette University sophomore and direct entry nursing students will have their hands blessed and affirm their formal commitment to the call of being a nurse at the Marquette College of Nursing Commitment to the Profession Ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, located at […]


Marquette University names new vice president for university advancement

News release, September 13, 2018

Senior Villanova advancement leader to start in Marquette role on Oct. 1 Marquette University has named Tim McMahon as its next vice president for university advancement, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. McMahon will start in his new role at Marquette on October 1. He is currently serving as senior associate vice president in the Office of University […]


A letter from Father Wild regarding residence hall name removal

News release, September 4, 2018

Letter from Father Wild to President Lovell and Board of Trustees Dear Mike and members of the Marquette Board of Trustees: As a Jesuit, Catholic priest, I am filled with sorrow and abhorrence at any incident of abuse committed by a religious leader. While those feelings cannot atone for what people endured who have been sexually […]


Marquette University begins Doctor of Nursing Practice with nurse anesthesia specialization

News release, August 17, 2018

Marquette is the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer the degree MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University College of Nursing this month will become the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to provide a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a specialization in nurse anesthesia. Graduates of the program can take the national certification […]


Marquette nursing students participate in “blessing of the hands,” college’s first-ever white coat ceremony

News release, October 2, 2014

As part of Marquette University’s Family Weekend, College of Nursing students will participate in a Commitment to the Profession Ceremony, which will include a “blessing of the hands.” The ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and staff in […]


Marquette professor inducted into prestigious nursing academy

News release, July 29, 2014

Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently named to the American Academy of Nursing Fellows. Frenn is one of 168 nurse leaders who were selected to join the Academy’s Class of 2014 based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work toward improving the health of the nation. Fellowship in […]


Marquette University elects John F. Ferraro chair of Board of Trustees

News release, May 5, 2014

John. F. Ferraro, a 1977 graduate of Marquette University’s College of Business Administration, has been elected chair of the Marquette University Board of Trustees, the university announced today. Ferraro serves as global chief operating officer at Ernst & Young, where he is responsible for the overall operations of Ernst & Young worldwide. Ferraro joined the […]


Marquette remembers distinguished alumnus and trustee emeritus Gerald (Gerry) Rauenhorst

News release, April 26, 2014

Marquette University remembers the life of one of our most illustrious and generous alumni, Gerald (Gerry) Rauenhorst. Gerry was Marquette’s longest-serving trustee, serving on the board from 1970 to 2000, when he was elected trustee emeritus. Gerry was recognized as Alumnus of the Year in 1969, and Marquette recognized Gerry’s unparalleled loyalty and commitment to […]


Marquette celebrates 25th anniversary of Hunger Clean-up

News release, April 22, 2014

University’s largest day of service brings together 1,800 volunteers Marquette University students, faculty and staff will join together to participate in Hunger Clean-up, Marquette’s largest day of service. Approximately 1,800 individuals will volunteer at 48 agencies throughout the city on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Westowne Square, adjacent to the Alumni Memorial […]


Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26

News release, April 11, 2014

Marquette University will honor 59 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 24-26. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumna of the Year Rhona E. Vogel, Bus Ad ’76, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals to send […]


‘Hamlet’ to be performed at Marquette University

News release, April 2, 2014

Marquette University Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Hamlet, a story of ambition, madness, death and darkness. Performances will run: Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, through Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at 2:30 p.m. Maureen Kilmurry, […]


Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on infant mortality in Milwaukee

News release, March 19, 2014

Marquette University College of Nursing, in partnership with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, will host its fifth annual Health Care Forum, “Infant Mortality in the Milwaukee Community,” Monday, April 7, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate, which is […]


‘Milwaukee Business Journal’ has honored Marquette University with four awards during the past year

News release, March 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Business Journal honored several Marquette University leaders and initiatives during the 2013-14 academic year that embody the university’s core principles of service, excellence, leadership and faith – principles that are lived out by our faculty, staff and students on campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee community. Central City Business Award – Marquette University […]