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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, […]


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 […]