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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, […]


Marquette University offers master’s in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths

News release, May 9, 2016

Pleasant Prairie will be location for new nursing simulation lab MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University will offer a unique program for professionals with non-nursing degrees to earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The expansion of Marquette’s Master of Science in Nursing Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program (DE […]


Lovell announces major residence hall development on Marquette University campus

News release, May 2, 2016

$96 million project to include two new residence halls MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell today announced that the Board of Trustees has approved construction of a new residence hall development on campus estimated at $96 million. The project, which is part of the university’s campus master planning process, will include two connected […]


Marquette to host 5th annual Corporate Communication Summit

News release, April 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Developing the next generation of corporate communicators will be the focus of the daylong Corporate Communication Insight Summit at Marquette University on Friday, April 22. The fifth annual summit will be keynoted by Bridget Coffing, chief communication executive officer emeritus from McDonald’s Corporation. Open to the public, tickets are required and include breakfast […]


Marquette Theatre to present ‘Wine in the Wilderness’

News release, March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre will present Alice Childress’ Wine in the Wilderness at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. The play will be directed by guest artist Marti Gobel and feature current Marquette students, alumni and a Milwaukee guest actor. Set during the Harlem race riots of 1964, Wine in the Wilderness deals with […]


‘Baltimore Sun’ reporter and O’Brien Fellow to deliver talk on campus

News release, February 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Justin George, a crime reporter at The Baltimore Sun and a 2015-16 O’Brien Fellow will present “Saving a City, Saving a Nation,” Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites B/C. In his discussion, George will discuss notable incidents in Milwaukee, Cleveland, Missouri, New York and South […]


Marquette nursing professor attends summit to develop innovative curriculum

News release, February 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Susan Breakwell, clinical associate professor and director of the Institute of Palliative and End-of-Life Care at Marquette University College of Nursing, recently participated in a summit to define undergraduate nursing palliative care competencies and develop an innovative online curriculum to integrate palliative care in undergraduate nursing education across the nation. The online […]


Marquette Theatre to present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

News release, February 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies returns to the Marquette Theatre stage. Set in the Forest of Arden, we meet Rosalind and Orlando, lovers forbidden to act on their emotions. Disguises, merry mischief, and true love […]


Marquette Mission Week is Jan. 31 to Feb. 5

News release, January 28, 2016

Week to focus on environmental issues in light of Laudato Sí MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s annual Mission Week is Sunday, Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb. 5. Margaret Swedish will present the opening address, “What do we mean when we call the Earth ‘Sacred’?,” Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1442 W. […]


Marquette Theatre to present ‘Ivy + Bean The Musical’

News release, January 7, 2016

Marquette Theatre will present Ivy + Bean The Musical at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. Niffer Clarke will direct Scott Elmegreen’s script, music, and lyrics based on The New York Times best-selling stories by Annie Barrows with illustrations by Sophie Blackall. Bean, the queen of Pancake Court, has the energy and knows the […]


Marquette Theatre’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ to be performed at festival

News release, December 15, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s fall production To Kill a Mockingbird has been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The performance will be held Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the Pabst Theater. It is not open to the public. A final dress rehearsal performance that is open to the public, will […]


Marquette College of Nursing receives U.S. Department of Education grant for graduate studies

News release, October 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The College of Nursing has received a $442,917 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support three graduate fellows in the Ph.D. program. The fellowship program will be directed by Dr. Margaret Bull, professor and director of the Ph.D. program. “The College of Nursing is […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette University to take part in James Foley virtual 5K, Rosary for Peace this weekend

News release, October 16, 2015

Parking: Lot on 16th Street between W. Wells Street and Wisconsin Avenue Virtual 5K Run – Saturday, Oct. 17, at 10:45 a.m., St. Joan of Arc Chapel Marquette University will have a team of about 100 runners, including President Michael R. Lovell, taking part in the Foley Foundation Virtual 5K at 10:45 a.m. The team […]


**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette nursing students to participate in ‘blessing of the hands’

News release, September 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – 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. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and […]


Marquette events will raise awareness for suicide prevention

News release, September 25, 2015

Marquette is one of 12 sites to participate in national traveling display of 1,100 backpacks MILWAUKEE – In recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month, Marquette University will host a number of events Wednesday, Sept. 30, through Friday, Oct. 2. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, some 1,100 backpacks representing the 1,100 college students nationally who […]


Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, September 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will present results from a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, September 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How does Scott Walker’s sudden exit from the presidential race […]


Marquette Theatre presents ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’

News release, August 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Loose Lips Sink Ships will be presented by Marquette Theatre at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Sept. 24 – Oct. 4. Loose Lips Sink Ships will feature book and lyrics by Jacinda Duffin and Laurie Flanigan Hegge and music by James Kaplan. Loose Lips Sink Ships pays tribute to the Greatest […]