News Releases

Marquette Law School to host third annual ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Social Insurance National Conference

News release, March 20, 2014

Media: Please note that Sec. Borzi’s keynote speech is closed to reporters. Marquette University Law School will host the third annual ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Social Insurance National Conference on Friday, March 28, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Primarily organized by Marquette Law Prof. Paul Secunda, the daylong conference’s theme is “Benefits Law […]

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on infant mortality in Milwaukee

News release, March 19, 2014

Marquette University College of Nursing, in partnership with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, will host its fifth annual Health Care Forum, “Infant Mortality in the Milwaukee Community,” Monday, April 7, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate, which is […]

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Marquette receives $5 million gift to build new Jesuit Residence

News release, March 19, 2014

Donation is second major gift towards $15 million fundraising effort Note: A preliminary rendering of the new Jesuit Residence is available upon request Marquette University received a $5 million gift from Ray and Kay Eckstein through their charitable trust for a new on-campus residence for its community of Jesuit priests. Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., […]

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Marquette Law professor Paul M. Secunda named vice chair of U.S. Department of Labor ERISA advisory council

News release, March 17, 2014

Law School professor Paul M. Secunda has been appointed vice chair of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2014 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez named Secunda to a leadership position in the council, which is commonly referred to as the ERISA Advisory Council and provides […]

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

News release, March 17, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, March 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the second Marquette Law School Poll of the […]

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Theatrical rock show, ‘Unplugged,’ to combat rape and despair

News release, March 14, 2014

Marquette University and the Center for Peacemaking will host author/actor/educator Paul McComas, a Milwaukee native and two-time recipient of the Chicago Reader’s “Critic’s Choice”  in Theater and Performance, on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Henke Lounge, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the global echo of rape and resistance

News release, March 13, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Linda Martín Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will give a lecture titled, “Global Echoes of Rape and Resistance,” Thursday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites B/C, located at 1355 W. Wisconsin […]

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Rev. James Martin, S.J., is Marquette’s spring Commencement speaker

News release, March 12, 2014

Jesuit priest known as the “official chaplain” of ‘The Colbert Report’ MILWAUKEE – Rev. James Martin, S.J., will be Marquette University’s Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 18. As part of the ceremony, Father Martin will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree. “One year after that the first Jesuit was named pope, I’m thrilled to […]

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Mary Burke goes “On the Issues” to discuss Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, March 10, 2014

Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, March 25, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Burke, a Democrat, is expected to face Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker in the November election. She is […]

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‘Milwaukee Business Journal’ has honored Marquette University with four awards during the past year

News release, March 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Business Journal honored several Marquette University leaders and initiatives during the 2013-14 academic year that embody the university’s core principles of service, excellence, leadership and faith – principles that are lived out by our faculty, staff and students on campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee community. Central City Business Award – Marquette University […]

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Congressmen Pocan, Ribble go “On the Issues” to discuss bipartisan cooperation in Washington

News release, March 6, 2014

U.S. Reps. Reid Ribble and Mark Pocan of Wisconsin will discuss their efforts to foster bipartisan cooperation among members of Congress in the next “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, March 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Pocan, a Democrat from Madison, and Ribble, […]

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Marquette University promotes faculty members for fall 2014 semester

News release, March 3, 2014

Marquette University has promoted 27 faculty members to professor or associate professor with tenure, effective for the fall 2014 semester. One additional faculty member was granted tenure, seven full-time participating faculty were promoted to clinical associate professor and one full-time participating faculty was promoted to clinical professor. Promoted to professor are: Dr. Dmitri Babikov, chemistry; […]

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Marquette University’s interim provost and nursing dean selected to be part of Department of Health and Human Services national working group on pain relief

News release, February 27, 2014

Dr. Margaret Faut Callahan, Marquette University’s interim provost and dean of the College of Nursing, was selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to serve on a working group to address professional education and training related to pain. In October 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services charged the Interagency Pain Research […]

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Judge Paul J. Watford to examine landmark Supreme Court civil rights case in Hallows Lecture

News release, February 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Judge Paul J. Watford of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will present “Screws v. United States and the Birth of Federal Civil Rights Enforcement” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture Tuesday, March 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. Watford will explore the history of […]

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Marquette professional-in-residence awarded national fellowship to support social justice documentary

News release, February 24, 2014

Danielle Beverly, visiting professional-in-residence in Marquette University’s J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication, has been awarded a prestigious National MediaMaker Fellowship from the Bay Area Video Coalition in San Francisco. National MediaMaker Fellowships support emerging artists in immersive workshops while they attend two leading national documentary film festivals. Beverly, who was one of […]

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NASA selects Marquette satellite to launch into space

News release, February 19, 2014

NASA has selected Marquette University as one of 16 organizations to launch a CubeSat, a small satellite that weighs than three pounds, into space in 2015, 2016 or 2017. The student-built CubeSat, named Golden Eagle One, will be the first satellite built by Wisconsin college students to be launched into space. The CubeSat program, developed […]

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Marquette University media ethics lecture to be delivered by expert from Poynter Institute

News release, February 18, 2014

Kelly McBride, Poynter Institute senior faculty and editor of The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century, will deliver Marquette University’s Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m. in the Helfaer Theatre, 525 N. 13th St. The lecture is free and open to the public. McBride, who started at the […]

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Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on how data destroyed the promise of civil rights for African-Americans

News release, February 18, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a division of the New York Public Library, will give a lecture titled, “Guilty Until Statistically Proven Innocent: How Data Destroyed the Promise of Civil Rights,” Monday, Feb. 24, at […]

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Communication students contribute to ‘Journal Sentinel’ series that wins Polk Award

News release, February 17, 2014

  The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s “Chronic Crisis” series, in which Marquette University students teamed with a reporter to investigate mental health care in Milwaukee County and Belgium, has won a George A. Polk Award, one of journalism’s most prestigious honors. The reporter, Meg Kissinger, was one of 15 Polk winners announced Sunday night. She will share the award for […]

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Former CEO, president and owner of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation to speak at Marquette

News release, February 13, 2014

The Marquette University College of Business Administration and the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship will host John Stollenwerk, former CEO, president and owner of Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation, for the next installment of the “After Hours Speaker Series,” Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Ballroom E, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The […]

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