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Marquette to host Wisconsin’s first conference on blockchain technology

News release, October 18, 2017

November 9 event will explore revolutionary new data sharing applications MILWAUKEE — Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 9, will host the state’s first conference devoted to exploring applications of blockchain, a nascent technology predicted to revolutionize the way data is recorded and shared across industries. The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will be held from 8 a.m. […]

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Marquette Law School to launch Lubar Center with first look at new Milwaukee Area Project

News release, October 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, and former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will be among the featured guests as Marquette Law School formally launches the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education with a conference on Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 8:15 a.m. The half-day conference will unveil […]

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Marquette alumnus makes largest gift in School of Dentistry history

News release, October 17, 2017

$5 million planned gift will focus on scholarships for veterans Note: Photos are available upon request MILWAUKEE – During a university celebration over the weekend to honor Marquette School of Dentistry Dean William K. Lobb’s 20th anniversary, the longstanding leader announced that 1974 School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Paul Andrews pledged a $5 million estate […]

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Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist to present annual Coyne Lecture

News release, October 13, 2017

Mather’s research confirmed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe MILWAUKEE – Dr. John C. Mather, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, will discuss the history of the universe  at Marquette University on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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Marquette partners with Better Business Bureau to offer free cyber security events

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin will partner to offer several free cyber security events. This partnership is designed to engage and educate the public and private sector and provide tools and resources needed to stay safe online. “The cyber world is more treacherous than many small businesses believe,” said […]

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Author, Washington Post reporter Goldstein goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Amy Goldstein, author of “Janesville: An American Story,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Goldstein has been a reporter for the Washington Post for 30 years, focusing on […]

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AMB Group CEO Steve Cannon to keynote 2017 Business Leaders Forum

News release, October 5, 2017

AMB family of businesses includes NFL’s Atlanta Falcons MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Nov. 1, will host the annual Business Leaders Forum. This year’s keynote speaker will be Steve Cannon, CEO of AMB Group LLC, the parent company of Arthur Blank’s for-profit businesses, including the National Football League’s Atlanta […]

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Greater Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs President Lyles goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vincent Lyles, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in his sixth year as CEO, Lyles […]

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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

News release, September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist Michael Cudahy has given $1 million to support five full scholarships, including room-and-board for students attending Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Four students, all of whom are the first in their families to attend college and come from diverse backgrounds, started at Marquette this academic year. […]

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Political commentator, law professor Hewitt goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 13, 2017

Members of the media — Please note that our scheduled “On the Issues” session with Hugh Hewitt has been canceled because of a family emergency. The Law School hopes to reschedule this event in the future.    MILWAUKEE — Hugh Hewitt, a political commentator and law professor at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, […]

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Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers journalist to keynote 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture

News release, September 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and coordinator of The Panama Papers investigation, will keynote the 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The “Panama Papers” series which won a 2017 […]

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Vanderbilt professor, international law expert Wuerth to present Boden Lecture at Marquette Law School

News release, September 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ingrid Wuerth, the Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law at Vanderbilt University, will present “International law and peace among nations” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. For almost a century, international law has tried to prevent armed conflict […]

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Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy

News release, September 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vanderbilt University Law School professor Ingrid Wuerth, Marquette University Law School professor Ryan Scoville and Foreign Policy magazine reporter Robbie Gramer will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 14, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein […]

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Reporter, author Egan goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Great Lakes issues at Marquette Law School

News release, August 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dan Egan, a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. […]

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World-renowned photojournalist to give presentation at Marquette University

News release, August 25, 2017

2017 Outstanding Nature Photographer winner to speak Sept. 7 MILWAUKEE — Christian Ziegler, world-renowned nature photojournalist from Germany, will lecture at Marquette University on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 Wisconsin Ave. Ziegler, a tropical ecologist, is a regular contributor to National Geographic and has been published in Geo, Smithsonian […]

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Students in the United States and India hold different opinions on use of smart phones and tablets in college classrooms

News release, August 23, 2017

Marquette researcher says cultural differences show policies at U.S. colleges may need to be re-examined  MILWAUKEE – Should policies on the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops in college classrooms be examined for cultural bias? A study by a Marquette University researcher argues that it might be time for a re-evaluation of these policies […]

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Public Policy Forum president Henken goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, August 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Rob Henken, president of the Public Policy Forum, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Like many cities, Milwaukee has to deliver core public services for its […]

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Marquette civil, construction and environmental engineering professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Mayer plans to spend the semester as a visiting scholar at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Jier Huang, assistant professor of chemistry, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Huang has set out to develop new strategies for tapping the promise of solar energy through the development of light-activated catalysts that convert light from the sun into chemical energy. Since 2013, when […]

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Marquette psychology professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 14, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Nicholas Heck, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Heck conducts research that looks at the results of stress specific to a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity, as opposed to more general forms of stress. The award grants up to $32,000 […]

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