News Releases

Marquette University names new vice president for university advancement

News release, September 13, 2018

Senior Villanova advancement leader to start in Marquette role on Oct. 1 Marquette University has named Tim McMahon as its next vice president for university advancement, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. McMahon will start in his new role at Marquette on October 1. He is currently serving as senior associate vice president in the Office of University […]

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Legal scholars Strauss, Young go ‘On the Issues’ and present annual Boden Lecture at Marquette Law School

News release, September 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Legal scholars David A. Strauss from the University of Chicago and Ernest A. Young from Duke University will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Later that afternoon, at 4:30 […]

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Leading researcher named next Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University

News release, September 12, 2018

Pennington-Cross succeeds Eppli as academic head of top program MILWAUKEE — Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor of finance in the real estate program at Marquette University, has been named the next Robert B. Bell, Sr., Chair in Real Estate. Pennington-Cross, who has been at Marquette for nearly 12 years, succeeds inaugural Bell Chair Dr. Mark Eppli, […]

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Marquette Center for Peacemaking to hold its 10-year anniversary celebration Sept. 13

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News release, September 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University Center for Peacemaking will hold its 10-year anniversary celebration on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m., at the Haggerty Museum of Art, 530 N. 13th St. The event is sponsored by Aurora Health Care, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., MillerCoors, Cervantes Group, the Jesuit community at Marquette and Catholic Financial Life. There […]

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‘Little Women The Musical’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, September 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Little Women The Musical at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Sept. 27–30, Oct. 3–5, and Oct. 7.   This musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s enduring novel is about a stalwart heroine, determined to rise. Jo March struggles to find her way as a successful, independent writer, as her melodramatic stories are not selling. Seeking […]

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Marquette to Host Humanities Without Walls career symposium on Sept. 14

News release, September 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — A symposium on career diversity will be held on Sept. 14 in Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is hosted by Humanities Without Walls, the Marquette University Center for the Advancement of the Humanities and the Marquette University Graduate School. It is the first in   a series of […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Morales goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Morales joined the Milwaukee Police Department in 1993. He was named interim police chief in February, succeeding […]

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A letter from Father Wild regarding residence hall name removal

News release, September 4, 2018

Letter from Father Wild to President Lovell and Board of Trustees Dear Mike and members of the Marquette Board of Trustees: As a Jesuit, Catholic priest, I am filled with sorrow and abhorrence at any incident of abuse committed by a religious leader. While those feelings cannot atone for what people endured who have been sexually […]

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Princeton history professor to lecture at Marquette University on Sept. 13

News release, September 4, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. William Chester Jordan, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History at Princeton University, will lecture at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 at Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., room 227. Jordan will discuss “The First Crusade and Jewish Martyrdom” while participating in the National Visiting Scholar Program sponsored by the Marquette Chapter […]

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Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School to discuss newly released book

News release, August 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Tommy Thompson, the former governor of Wisconsin and author of a newly released book, “Tommy: My Journey of a Lifetime,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. In his […]

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Photo/Video Advisory: Marquette president and head men’s basketball coach, Sendik’s owner to give out breakfast sandwiches to students on first day of classes

News release, August 24, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Wojciechowski and Sendik’s owner Ted Balistreri, along with Marquette University Student Government (MUSG) leadership, will give out 400 breakfast sandwiches donated by Sendik’s to Marquette students on the first day of classes. Date, Time and Location: Monday, Aug. 27, from 7:30 a.m. […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat

News release, August 22, 2018

Jobs, schools, health coverage are most important issues to state voters Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE — A new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds a tight race for governor following last week’s statewide primary elections. Among likely voters (that is, those who […]

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Marquette University begins Doctor of Nursing Practice with nurse anesthesia specialization

News release, August 17, 2018

Marquette is the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer the degree MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University College of Nursing this month will become the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to provide a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a specialization in nurse anesthesia. Graduates of the program can take the national certification […]

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Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., named acting vice president for mission and ministry

News release, August 16, 2018

Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell has named Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., acting vice president for mission and ministry, a role he will assume on Aug. 30th. Father Zagone, who has been at Marquette for 20 years, has most recently served as assistant to the vice president for university advancement, a position he assumed in […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on candidates and issues

News release, August 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new statewide poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Coming on the heels of the statewide partisan […]

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Marquette University experts available for primary elections coverage

News release, August 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will have experts available for media interviews during the primary elections next week. Please feel free to contact any of the experts below directly. Otherwise, Joe DiGiovanni in the Office of Marketing and Communication is happy to help identify the most suitable expert. Joe is available at joseph.digiovanni@marquette.edu or at (414) […]

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Marquette researcher receives $1.5 million NIH grant to study congenital cardiovascular disease

News release, August 10, 2018

Dr. John LaDisa will develop criteria for surgery and long-term treatment of patients with coarctation of the aorta MILWAUKEE —Dr. John LaDisa, Lafferty Professor in Engineering and associate professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $1.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to define vascular changes that occur in patients with coarctation […]

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‘White Privilege’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, August 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present White Privilege at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Aug. 31–Sept. 2.   Marquette Theatre student Malaina Moore invites audiences of any and every race to join the nationwide conversation and consider how interactions with students, teachers, parents, friends, and even strangers are influenced by race and how the color of one’s skin can lead to a […]

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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 […]

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Marquette biologist receives $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to study cell biology research

News release, August 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Rosemary A. Stuart, a Marquette University professor of biological sciences, has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for cell biology research, studying the function and regulation of mitochondrial ribosomes. Mitochondria are commonly referred to as the “powerhouse” of the cell because they produce the energy carrying molecule ATP through a process […]

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