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Statement from Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell

News release, June 4, 2015

At Marquette University, we are encouraged by today’s news on the new arena. We appreciate the many leaders who have worked diligently to drive this defining project forward. This is a significant step forward for what will be a historic milestone. We look forward to being the top tenant in the new arena, which will […]


Marquette University Statement: May 27, 2015

News release, May 27, 2015

Yesterday, faculty members reached out to President Lovell and the University Leadership Council to share a letter outlining concerns surrounding recent developments in our Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. We appreciate that these faculty members are inviting respectful dialogue. Last week, university leaders made the decision to remove a mural inside the center. Leadership gathered […]


Marquette University statement: May 20, 2015

News release, May 20, 2015

Marquette University is working with the Office for Civil Rights regarding concerns raised by a former female student who reported she was harassed by a former male student. As is our standard protocol with any harassment report, the university immediately contacted the Milwaukee Police Department. Intervening in relationships between students is one of the most […]


Marquette University statement: May 18, 2015

News release, May 18, 2015

Update: May 18, 2015 As of the evening of May 17, 2015, the mural has been removed. Marquette University statement: May 17, 2015 Our university’s senior leadership just became aware of a mural that was created and displayed in a remote area of campus. This is extremely disappointing as the mural does not reflect the […]


Higher Education Leaders in Greater Milwaukee Help Region Aim Higher

News release, August 22, 2014

Presidents and senior academic leaders from across the region meet at Marquette to foster collaboration around student innovation and entrepreneurship The theme of the day was that the colleges and universities of Southeast Wisconsin can accomplish great things when they come together and collaborate. And come together they did in Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union yesterday […]


Media advisory: Marquette University to celebrate Mass of Thanksgiving, peal bells for Pope Benedict XVI

News release, February 28, 2013

Carillon will ring for 15 minutes signifying official resignation Marquette University Campus Ministry will host a Mass of Thanksgiving for Pope Benedict XVI, Thursday Feb. 28, at noon in the St. Joan of Arc Chapel on Marquette’s campus. Rev. Jeffrey LaBelle, S.J., rector of the Jesuit community, will celebrate the Mass, which will give thanks […]


Marquette in the News

News release, October 18, 2012

College of Nursing receives $1 million estate gift to support scholarships Research from Marquette looks at effect of football head injuries New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight gubernatorial race School of Dentistry provides free dental care to local children MUPD takes new measures to ensure safety on campus Ropella: Marquette preparing women, minorities for […]


Poet Mary Oliver to receive honorary degree, give poetry reading at Marquette University

News release, August 16, 2012

MILWAUKEE – Renowned poet Mary Oliver, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, will be receiving an Honorary Degree from Marquette University Nov. 12. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Monaghan Ballroom. Oliver, described by the New York Times as “far and away, this country’s best-selling […]


Student engineering project helps young girl feed herself

News release, July 23, 2012

Before they meet the girl with the amazing feet, six students see her project, and something tells each one of them: This is it. It is September and Marquette University engineering students are combing through lists of ideas. They must pick one for their senior project. There are marks to consider. Certain projects offer a […]


Marquette engineering project a regional finalist for national philanthropic award

News release, July 12, 2012

Online votes needed to advance in competition MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been selected as a regional finalist for the CLASSY Awards, the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country. The Marquette chapter is being recognized for its work in helping provide electricity and other improvements to a rural […]


Marquette dental students, faculty to participate in Mission of Mercy

News release, June 21, 2012

MILWAUKEE — More than 150 Marquette University School of Dentistry students, faculty and staff will participate in the Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation’s fourth annual Mission of Mercy in Madison, WI. Several of Marquette’s dental students will be performing restorative care on patients, under faculty guidance. MUSOD participants will be among the nearly 1,500 […]


Marquette University study shows radiation from airport scanners extends into organs; still lower than health standards

News release, June 11, 2012

MILWAUKEE — A study by the Marquette University College of Engineering concludes that the radiation dose from full-body backscatter x-ray scanners in airports extends to organs beyond the skin, but is still lower than health standards. The study is the first nongovernment funded research to estimate the amount of radiation to individual organs. The research […]


Vice President for University Advancement Julie Tolan to leave Marquette

News release, May 14, 2012

Julie Tolan, Vice President for University Advancement, announced to the University Advancement division today that she would leave her position on June 30, 2012 in order to pursue leadership opportunities outside of Marquette. Her last day on campus will be May 31. “I want to thank Julie for her nearly twenty years of exemplary service […]


Special Message from the Vice President for Student Affairs

News release, May 4, 2012

I am writing to share with you news of a serious accident involving one of our students that took place at an off-campus apartment building early this morning. A Marquette student fell from a balcony when a railing he was leaning on gave way, according to the report given by the other student present. The […]


Marquette Law School to host community discussion on mental health treatment

News release, December 22, 2011

Event Information: Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 Time: 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will sponsor a community discussion on how we can better care for those with mental illness who pose a danger to themselves and others.  The event, “Imminent […]


“If You Take a Mouse to School” to be performed at Marquette

News release, December 21, 2011

Event Information:Date: Jan. 14 and Jan. 21-22, 2012 Place: Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre 525 N. 13th St. This year’s annual Marquette University Department of Performing Arts Theatre for Young Audiences play is adapted from the beloved book If You Take a Mouse to School, by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond. If you take […]


Holiday story ideas from Marquette University

News release, December 16, 2011

MILWAUKEE — As you develop news stories this holiday season, Marquette University offers the following ideas and related experts to assist you. Please feel free to contact any of these individuals directly; otherwise, contact Andy Brodzeller or Chris Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication. The history and significance of Advent In Latin, “advent” […]


Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 18

News release, December 14, 2011

Milwaukee native to be featured student speaker Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 18, at the U.S. Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. The program will begin at 9.30 a.m. and will feature a keynote address by Dr. Michael Switzenbaum, professor and executive associate dean of engineering, […]


Professor and rector of Santa Clara University Jesuit community elected to Marquette University Board of Trustees

News release, December 8, 2011

Rev. Michael A. Zampelli, S.J., rector of the Jesuit community and the Paul Locatalli, S.J., Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Santa Clara University, has been elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees. Zampelli teaches courses in performance and culture, gender/sexuality in performance, theatre history, and literature. Father Zampelli’s scholarly work […]


Marquette Christmas commercial supports Boys & Girls Clubs

News release, December 8, 2011

Christmas carols sung by Marquette a cappella group available on iTunes MILWAUKEE — Marquette University is promoting a unique way to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee this Christmas season. This year, the university’s annual Christmas video and commercial features a rendition of “O Holy Night” performed by The Gold ‘n Blues, […]