News Releases

Marquette receives $1 million “Thriving in Ministry” grant to support Christian pastors in congregational ministry

News release, October 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has received a $1 million “Thriving in Ministry” grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., to help support Christian pastors in congregational ministry. The five-year grant will propel Marquette to both create and strengthen programs that support pastors by helping them connect strategically with other clergy who can serve as role models and […]

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PolitiFact staffers go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 17, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Angie Drobnic Holan, the editor of PolitiFact, and Tom Kertscher, PolitiFact Wisconsin reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Since it began in […]

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Kohler Co. CEO to deliver keynote at annual Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 17, 2018

David Kohler will discuss ‘Journey to the C-Suite and Kohler’s Evolution: A Leadership Perspective’ MILWAUKEE — David Kohler, president and CEO of Kohler Co., will be the featured speaker at the Marquette Business Leaders Forum on Thursday, Nov. 15. His keynote address, “Journey to the C-Suite and Kohler’s Evolution: A Leadership Perspective,” will be held […]

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Marquette receives nearly $700,000 from NSF to help acquire a super computing cluster

News release, October 15, 2018

New system will aid researchers across Marquette MILWAUKEE – Marquette has received a $681,425 grant from the National Science Foundation to help acquire a supercomputing cluster that is many times more powerful than the university’s current system. With installation expected to begin in early 2019, the system will aid researchers across the university. The current […]

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Milwaukee redevelopment leaders go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee redevelopment leaders Melissa Goins, JoAnne Sabir and Juli Kaufmann will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Goins is the vice president of J. Jeffers & Co. and president […]

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Marquette selected for Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities’ anchor mission initiative

News release, October 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University has been selected as one of 33 member institutions of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities to participate in its Higher Education Anchor Mission Initiative. The initiative is a national collaboration aimed at assisting CUMU members to more rapidly and effectively advance an anchor mission strategy within their institutions, higher […]

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Marquette’s Midnight Run celebrates 30 years

News release, October 11, 2018

Service program helps area hungry, homeless population MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Midnight Run celebrates 30 years on campus this October. The student service program, which is organized by a coordinating team of 29 Marquette students under the supervision of the university’s Campus Ministry office, has been dedicated to helping the hungry and homeless population in […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest

News release, October 10, 2018

Wisconsin voters weigh in on Kavanaugh confirmation, Mueller investigation Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE — With less than a month to go until Election Day, a new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker with 47 percent support and […]

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Notre Dame theologian to discuss Mary at Marquette’s Theotokos Lecture

News release, October 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Ann Astell, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss “Mary at the Cross: A New Person for a New Community” at the 11th annual Theotokos Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Raynor Libraries Beaumier Suite. The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Indianapolis Star editor to discuss ‘Exposing Larry Nassar’ at Marquette’s annual Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture

News release, October 9, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Steve Berta, investigations editor at the Indianapolis Star, will deliver “Exposing Larry Nassar” at the 2018 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Berta, along with his colleagues Marisa Kwiatkowski, Mark Alesia and Tim Evans, worked together on […]

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Marquette names Welburn new vice president for inclusive excellence

News release, October 8, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University today announced that Dr. William Welburn, formerly the executive director of institutional diversity and inclusion, has been promoted to vice president for inclusive excellence, a move Provost Dan Myers says is critical to elevating Marquette’s commitment to being a more inclusive campus for all. Welburn’s new role is effective immediately. “The […]

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Marquette Law School National Sports Law Institute conference to examine issues including athletes’ rights, esports

News release, October 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School will include a keynote speech on athletes’ rights and an examination of issues in the emerging field of esports when it hosts its 29th annual conference on Friday, Oct. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. The conference, […]

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Photo/Video Opportunity: Marquette nursing students to demonstrate Commitment to the Profession, Oct. 7

News release, October 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE –Marquette University sophomore and direct entry nursing students will have their hands blessed and affirm their formal commitment to the call of being a nurse at the Marquette College of Nursing Commitment to the Profession Ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, located at […]

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Milwaukee Film CEO Jackson goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Jonathan Jackson, the chief executive officer and artistic director of Milwaukee Film, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in its 11th year, the Milwaukee Film Festival has […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll Oct. 10

News release, October 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With just under four weeks to go until election […]

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Yale professor to keynote Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 11

News release, October 1, 2018

Dr. Ned Blackhawk will discuss “American Indians and the Remaking of U.S. Colonial History” MILWAUKEE – Dr. Ned Blackhawk, professor of history and American studies at Yale University, will discuss “American Indians and the Remaking of U.S. Colonial History” during Marquette University’s 2018 Frank L. Klement Lecture on Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m., at Raynor […]

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Foxconn kicks off Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition with Oct. 1 event at Marquette University

News release, October 1, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) will host an event at Marquette University on Monday, Oct. 1, to celebrate the start of its statewide Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition. Foxconn has committed up to $1 million over the next three years to support its Smart Cities – Smart Futures initiative, which is aimed at generating […]

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Marquette University to host week-long Homecoming celebration, Oct. 1-7

News release, September 28, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host a series of events and celebrations during Homecoming Week and Alumni Reunion Weekend. Marquette is expecting to welcome thousands of current students, alumni and friends to the various events. Approximately 30,000 of Marquette’s more than 114,000 alumni nationwide live in southeast Wisconsin. “Homecoming Week is a time for our entire […]

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Former Wisconsin Gov. Doyle among guest speakers for Marquette Law School conference on the Great Lakes Compact

News release, September 27, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and veteran journalist and author Peter Annin will be among the featured speakers during a half-day conference, “Evaluating the Great Lakes Compact on Its Tenth Anniversary,” presented by the Marquette Law School Water Law and Policy Initiative on Tuesday, Oct. 2, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Lubar […]

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Ohio State professor to discuss the health of democracy at Marquette Forum, Sept. 28

News release, September 25, 2018

MILWAUKEE — An associate professor of political science at Ohio State University will give a keynote presentation during a Marquette Forum event on Friday, Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall, 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. Dr. Michael A. Neblo, who also is director of the Institute for Democratic Engagement and Accountability at […]

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