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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 […]


ESPN’s Jen Lada to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE — ESPN contributor and Marquette alumna Jen Lada will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2017 Axthelm Lecture on Tuesday, April 11 at 4 p.m in the Helfaer Theatre. Lada, contributor to ESPN’s digital platforms and to ESPN’s College GameDay, has covered important stories for the network, including two Auburn-LSU families coming together […]


Marquette University College of Nursing to launch nurse anesthesia program

News release, April 3, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Nursing today announced a new Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program designed to meet a growing demand for nurse anesthetists. The program will bring together the nursing education and research expertise of Marquette with the clinical and educational thought leadership of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Froedtert […]


Marquette Theatre presents ‘Anything Goes’

News release, March 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The musical comedy Anything Goes will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Thursday, April 6, through Sunday, April 23. Anything Goes stars the dashing Billy Crocker, a young Wall Street broker who takes a leap of faith for a chance at debutante Hope Harcourt. Along with […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette’s Dance Marathon will be held March 25

News release, March 23, 2017

This year’s Marquette Dance Marathon will take place Saturday, March 25, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Al McGuire Center. Dance Marathon is a student-run organization that raises funds the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The cost is $25 per dancer. Last year the group raised more than $52,000. This year’s goal is $75,000. Media […]


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

News release, February 16, 2017

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 and fireworks event. The rally will include mac ‘n’ cheese, a s’mores roast, hot chocolate and more. On National Marquette Day, Saturday, Feb. 18, alumni will gather […]


Marquette Theatre presents Thornton Wilder’s ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’

News release, February 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Thornton Wilder’s play The Skin of Our Teeth will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 26. The Skin of Our Teeth is a comedy that mixes satire, burlesque and farce. Follow Wilder’s “first family,” the Antrobuses, from the ice-age straight up […]


Marquette Theatre presents ‘Fancy Nancy The Musical’

News release, January 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Fancy Nancy The Musical will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Jan. 14‒15, and Jan. 21‒22. Fancy Nancy The Musical is based on Jane O’Connor’s best-selling book series, “Fancy Nancy.” Nancy is excited to dance in the school ballet with her friends, but when she gets the […]


NPR host will deliver lecture during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

News release, December 12, 2016

Michel Martin to address King’s legacy, Jan. 18 MILWAUKEE — National Public Radio’s Michel Martin on Wednesday, Jan. 18, will speak at Marquette University on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sponsored by the university’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Diederich College of Communication, and the Center for Peacemaking, […]


Marquette to dedicate new College of Nursing location in Pleasant Prairie

News release, November 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 10, will dedicate its new Pleasant Prairie location where students can earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The ceremony, which will be held at 8201 104th St., Pleasant Prairie, Wisc., will begin with a reception and tour of the facility at […]


Marquette Theatre presents Lee Blessing’s ‘Two Rooms’

News release, November 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Lee Blessing’s play Two Rooms will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 10-20. Two Rooms connects love to politics and the challenges of war. A civilian journalist is held hostage in a windowless cubicle in Beirut, while—overseas in America—his wife holds vigil for his return. […]


Marquette to host traveling photo exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land

News release, October 24, 2016

Marquette University will display a photographic exploration of papal visits to Israel from 1964-2014. The special exhibition, on display through Friday, Nov. 11, is co-sponsored by the Offices of the President and the Provost. The archival images are on display at the Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. The exhibition, titled “Building Bridges of […]


College of Nursing James Wake Memorial Lecture to feature decision making during critical illness and end of life

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The College of Nursing’s Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care will present the James Wake Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Marie Nolan will present “Patient and Family Decision-Making During […]


New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters shifting support to Clinton after Trump video release

News release, October 12, 2016

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 37 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump, with Libertarian Gary Johnson at 9 percent and Green Party candidate Jill […]


Marquette Theatre presents ‘Blithe Spirit’

News release, September 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. Blithe Spirit is a fast-paced comedy about a séance-gone-wrong. When cynical author Charles Condomine invites “happy medium” Madame Arcati into his home, she summons the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, and leaves Charles torn […]


Marquette names next dean of nursing

News release, July 6, 2016

Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci returns to university; will start Jan. 1, 2017 MILWAUKEE — Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci, vice president for academic affairs and provost at Illinois State University, has been named the next dean of Marquette University’s College of Nursing, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Krejci, who served as associate dean for undergraduate programs […]


Marquette accounting professor awarded university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Cindy Gruber, instructor in accounting, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gruber joined Marquette University in 2000 and since then has been dedicated to building relationships with students based on mutual respect, trust and genuine concern. She teaches financial and managerial accounting, as well as income tax […]


Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

News release, May 31, 2016

Marquette University’s Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Embracing Change from the Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services.” The forum will be held Monday, July 25, in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The daylong event will […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 22

News release, May 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 135th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony, which will also be recorded for on-demand viewing. Dr. Judith Mayotte, alumna, will be the 2016 […]


Marquette University announces 2016–17 theatre season

News release, May 13, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2016–17 season will be the 42nd in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Five selected plays around the theme “Worlds Collide” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Whether they are this world and the spirit world, Beirut and the U.S., the distant past and the hopeful future, […]