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Marquette researcher receives NIH grant to study the use of prenatal probiotics

News release, August 6, 2018

MILWAUKEE – The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Child Health and Disease, has awarded $426,248 to Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor and director of the Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program. The grant, titled “The efficacy of an oral probiotic to reduce group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization,” is Hanson’s first from […]


Marquette University announces 2018–19 theatre season

News release, July 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2018–19 season will be the 44th in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Six selected plays around the theme “Reflections” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Shows include: “White Privilege,” “Little Women The Musical,” “Clybourne Park,” “Dooby Dooby Moo,” “Image of an Unknown Young Woman” and “The […]


Marquette University and Georgetown University announce visiting professor partnership

News release, July 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University and Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., have announced that Lisa Grabert, MPH, will serve as a visiting professor and health policy researcher at Marquette and as a research professor at Georgetown. Grabert’s appointment is funded by the Institute for Critical Care, a 501(c)(3) that supports health policy research. Grabert has most recently […]


Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Invest Nearly $40 Million to Create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

News release, June 21, 2018

The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute will advance data science and technology learning to strengthen future talent in Milwaukee   MILWAUKEE – June 21, 2018 – Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest […]


Marquette University has three student winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, June 20, 2018

Students will be placed in Belgium, Bulgaria and Columbia MILWAUKEE — Three Marquette University students were selected for 2018-19 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards and will spend several months working overseas through the prestigious program. The students selected were Aidan Flanagan, Health Sciences ’18; Kathryn Higgins, Health Sciences ’18; and Brett Yardley, Graduate School. Flanagan and […]


Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28

News release, April 23, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will honor its accomplished alumni and friends during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28, for their personal achievements and support of the university. The celebration honors the distinguished award recipients from every college and professional school, all of whom represent the true spirit and mission of Marquette. Short profiles of the […]


CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 20, 2018

Note to media: Shortly before the lecture begins, Bill Raftery will be available for a group interview at 3:40 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms on Monday. MILWAUKEE — Bill Raftery, analyst for CBS Sports college basketball, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2018 Axthelm Lecture on Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. […]


Marquette Theatre will present Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles, Prince of Tyre’

News release, March 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Pericles, Prince of Tyre at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, April 12-15, and April 18-22. Shakespeare’s fairytale adventure is about Pericles who flees a dangerous foe, the King of Antioch. While it appears he has lost his family, Pericles finds romance and adventure on his journey. This rarely […]


Marquette University 2018 Nieman Conference to focus on ethics in journalism

News release, February 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Former journalist Dr. Barbie Zelizer, Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and director of the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Nieman Symposium and Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. Zelizer has served […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** National Marquette Day kick-off event is Friday at 6 p.m.

News release, January 31, 2018

What: On Friday evening, Marquette will kick-off National Marquette Day with President Michael R. Lovell and Head Basketball Coaches Steve Wojciechowski and Carolyn Kieger with a pep rally before the women’s basketball game against Providence. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. A fireworks show will take place following the game. There will also be special […]


Marquette Theatre will present ‘Student Body’

News release, January 22, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Student Body at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Feb. 15-18, and Feb. 21-25. Student Body is a play focused on the many questions that arise when a group of college students come across suspicious video footage. These college students become locked in an intense moral argument over how […]


Marquette University College of Nursing nurse anesthesia program receives full accreditation status

News release, January 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Nursing is pleased to announce that its newly developed Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program has received initial full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. With this important designation, Marquette becomes the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer a […]


‘A Year with Frog and Toad’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, December 18, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present A Year with Frog and Toad at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Jan. 14, Jan. 20-21, and Jan. 27-28. Based on Arnold Lobel’s books, A Year with Frog and Toad is an imaginative and entertaining children’s musical that follows the budding friendship of two unlikely amphibians, a cranky […]


Marquette’s College of Nursing receives prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant

News release, December 14, 2017

RWJF announces the fifth and final cohort for innovative program MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing is one of 31 schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses who hold Ph.D. degrees. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing […]


Marquette nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2

News release, November 27, 2017

Garcia will focus on impacting public health concerns through nursing workforce development MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Project BEYOND-2 Coordinator Terrie Garcia, MEd, RN, PhD(c), was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to represent an interdisciplinary Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition to address members of Congress at an event in Washington, D.C., […]


‘On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, October 23, 2017

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. Eric Overmyer’s On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) is an exploration of finding one’s place in the world. Three Victorian women set out on their journey to conquer […]


Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers journalist to keynote 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture

News release, September 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and coordinator of The Panama Papers investigation, will keynote the 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The “Panama Papers” series which won a 2017 […]


‘Working’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, September 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Working at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, and Oct. 4-8. As tribute to the American workforce, Working shines the spotlight on everyday workers. This 2012 adaptation of Working is a series of vignettes that explores 26 people from all walks of life. From […]


Marquette University’s College of Nursing receives grant to continue Project BEYOND-2

News release, July 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing has received nearly $2 million to continue one of the college’s student support programs, Project BEYOND-2. The program, initially launched in 2007, is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will provide support for the program […]


Marquette’s 27th annual Hunger Cleanup is Saturday

News release, April 19, 2017

About 1,200 Marquette University students will participate in the 27th annual Hunger Cleanup on Saturday, April 22, beginning at 10 a.m. The students will volunteer at more than 25 agencies in the Milwaukee area, organized by a team of students committed to service. The students will volunteer at food banks, homeless shelters and other organizations […]