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CBS Sports’ Bill Raftery to speak at Marquette University’s Axthelm Lecture

News release, April 20, 2018

Note to media: Shortly before the lecture begins, Bill Raftery will be available for a group interview at 3:40 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms on Monday. MILWAUKEE — Bill Raftery, analyst for CBS Sports college basketball, will be the featured speaker at Marquette University’s 2018 Axthelm Lecture on Monday, April 23, at 4 p.m. […]

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Five journalists to join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism

News release, April 19, 2018

The J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication announced today that five journalists will join the Perry and Alicia O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism in August. The incoming fellows for the 2018–19 academic year are (click on the fellows’ names to view their work): Natasha Haverty, independent journalist, Boston Erin Jordan, investigative reporter, Cedar Rapids Gazette Ashley […]

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Marquette and Varian receive $2.5 million NIH grant for CT scan radiation study

News release, April 18, 2018

Researchers will develop tool to estimate CT radiation dosage to individual patients   MILWAUKEE —Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Dr. Josh Star-Lack, principal scientist of applied research at Varian, have received a $2,482,601 U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Computed Tomography radiation dosages in patients. Their research […]

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Alumni couple donates $2 million to grow mental health research and launch engineering student success center

News release, April 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette students and faculty now have heightened research and support resources thanks to the generosity of alumni Jim and Kelly McShane. The McShanes, both of whom graduated from Marquette in 1968, made two specific $1 million gifts focused on mental health research in the College of Health Sciences and on the development of […]

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California Supreme Court Justice Liu goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Justice Goodwin Liu, an associate justice of the California Supreme Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Liu was appointed to the California Supreme Court in 2011. Before […]

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Celebration set to honor late founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

News release, April 5, 2018

James Cameron’s life will be celebrated at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art  MILWAUKEE – A celebration of the life of James Cameron, founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum and the only known survivor of a lynching, will be held on Thursday, April 12, at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art, 1234 W. Tory Hill St. […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Barron to present Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, April 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE – David J. Barron, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, will present “When Congress and the Commander in Chief Clash Over War” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture on Monday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. There is no greater test of […]

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Marquette College of Business Administration launches Women in Business Speaker Series

News release, March 28, 2018

Baird’s Mary Ellen Stanek will deliver inaugural address April 16 MILWAUKEE — Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director and director of asset management for Robert W. Baird & Co. and chief investment officer of Baird Advisors, will present “Lessons in Leadership — Impact, Service and Gratitude,” Monday, April 16, at Marquette University. Her address is the […]

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Marquette Physician Assistant program expanding to address provider shortage

News release, March 22, 2018

Increased enrollment, new 44,000-square-foot building will help in-demand program grow MILWAUKEE — To help address the provider gap in primary care, Marquette University will begin construction this spring on a new facility for its nationally ranked Physician Assistant Studies program, President Michael R. Lovell announced today. The building, which will be located on land the […]

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Marquette Theatre will present Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles, Prince of Tyre’

News release, March 14, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Pericles, Prince of Tyre at the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre, April 12-15, and April 18-22. Shakespeare’s fairytale adventure is about Pericles who flees a dangerous foe, the King of Antioch. While it appears he has lost his family, Pericles finds romance and adventure on his journey. This rarely […]

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Playwright Orlandersmith goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss production of ‘Until the Flood,’ based on 2014 Ferguson police shooting

News release, March 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Actress, playwright and poet Dael Orlandersmith will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, March 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Orlandersmith is a world-renowned playwright and a 2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist. She is in Milwaukee for […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales

News release, March 5, 2018

Public unfamiliar with gubernatorial, senate challengers Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided in their opinions on the value of the Foxconn Technology Group’s planned flat-panel-display factory in the state. Forty-nine percent of voters think that […]

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Marquette finance students advance in CFA investment competition

News release, March 5, 2018

Students head to Boston to compete in the CFA Institute’s Research Challenge MILWAUKEE — Five undergraduate students from Marquette University’s Applied Investment Management program have advanced to the next round of the Charted Financial Analyst’s Research Challenge. The CFA Institute’s Americas regional competition will be held in Boston, March 19-20. The Marquette students bested teams […]

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Communication professor to keynote international conference

News release, March 2, 2018

Dr. Robert Shuter will discuss ‘Intercultural New Media Studies’ MILWAUKEE — Dr. Robert Shuter, professor emeritus of communication studies at Marquette University, on July 8 will deliver a keynote address at the International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies conference at DePaul University in Chicago. Shuter’s address, Intercultural New Media Studies: The New Frontier in Intercultural Communication, […]

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University of Michigan Law Professor Rebecca Eisenberg to present Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property at Marquette Law School

News release, February 28, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Rebecca Eisenberg, a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, will present “Opting for Regulation When Patentability Is in Doubt” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Tuesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall’s Lubar Center. Eisenberg specializes in intellectual property and the regulation of biopharmaceutical innovation. […]

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Charles Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, February 22, 2018

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,” Monday, March 5, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Franklin and Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law […]

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University of Tokyo professor Kubo goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss US-Japan relations

News release, February 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE — University of Tokyo Professor Fumiaki Kubo, one of Japan’s leading experts on the United States, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Kubo is the A. Barton Hepburn Professor […]

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Harbor District executive director Fowler goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, February 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Lilith Fowler, the executive director of Harbor District, Inc., will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Fowler knows about redevelopment and revitalization. She served as the first executive director […]

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Marquette University 2018 Nieman Conference to focus on ethics in journalism

News release, February 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Former journalist Dr. Barbie Zelizer, Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and director of the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Nieman Symposium and Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. Zelizer has served […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences to host discussion on rare diseases

News release, February 13, 2018

Speakers to include parents and people living with rare diseases on the eve of the international Rare Disease Day. MILWAUKEE – February 28 marks the 11th annual Rare Disease Day, a day of recognition of the 350 million people around the world who are impacted by 7,000 life-threatening rare diseases, most of which have little […]

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