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Center for Real Estate names new directors

News release, December 4, 2017

Industry professionals Krill, Hunt to push for endowment MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Center for Real Estate has named two new leaders to drive the nationally ranked program in the College of Business Administration, Dr. Mark Eppli, professor of finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate announced. David G. Krill, CMB, who will serve as […]


Marquette nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2

News release, November 27, 2017

Garcia will focus on impacting public health concerns through nursing workforce development MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Project BEYOND-2 Coordinator Terrie Garcia, MEd, RN, PhD(c), was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to represent an interdisciplinary Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition to address members of Congress at an event in Washington, D.C., […]


Marquette’s College of Health Sciences will host panel discussion on opioid epidemic

News release, November 21, 2017

   MILWAUKEE – America is in the grip of an opioid epidemic that is increasing in both death toll and severity of threat to the public health. In 2015, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, 12.5 million people misused prescription opioids and nearly another million used heroin, leading to 46,000 overdose deaths […]


Marquette University to host conference on social-emotional learning in K-12 education

News release, November 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Andre Perry of the Brookings Institution and Chester E. Finn, Jr., of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute will be among the featured guests at a conference, “What K–12 Students Need: Striking a Balance Between Social-Emotional and Academic Learning,” on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 8:15 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University’s Eckstein […]


Marquette’s College of Health Sciences receives $1 million estate gift

News release, November 15, 2017

Donation will establish the Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Family Depression Research Fund MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a planned gift pledge of $1 million from Michael and Jeanne Schmitz. The gift will be used to establish the Michael and Jeanne Schmitz Family Depression Research Fund. The […]


Marquette supply chain management students win national case competition

News release, November 15, 2017

Team bests 10 other universities at annual Arizona State contest MILWAUKEE — A team of four undergraduate supply chain management students in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration earned top honors on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Supply Chain Management Association at Arizona State University’s fifth annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain and Operations Case Competition. […]


Law professor Ellis, ACLU voting rights advocate McGrath go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, November 10, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Atiba Ellis, the Boden Visiting Professor at Marquette University Law School, and Molly McGrath of the American Civil Liberties Union Voting Rights Project will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 16, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein […]


Economics of education expert will deliver annual Marburg Lecture

News release, November 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Joshua Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and a director of MIT’s School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative, will deliver Marquette University’s annual Marburg Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1552 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Angrist is an expert in the economics of education and school […]


Marquette celebrates inaugural Community Engagement Symposium by honoring professors, organizations

News release, November 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Two Marquette professors, a Milwaukee professional association, a cultural performing arts program and an independent charter school were honored Monday at the university’s inaugural Community Engagement Symposium. Dr. Beth Godbee, assistant professor of English, won the Community Engaged Teaching Award; and Dr. Kristin Haglund, associate professor of nursing, and Proyecto Bembé shared the […]


Marquette to host annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference

News release, November 2, 2017

Conference to address threat of pandemics from diseases driven by human decisions A Nobel Peace Prize winner and a Pulitzer Prize winner will take the stage at the Diederich College of Communication’s annual O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism conference. The free, public event will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Lubar Center at […]


United Community Center executive director Diaz goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ricardo Diaz, executive director of the United Community Center, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. The UCC is a social service agency on Milwaukee’s South Side that plays […]


UC Davis Law professor Chin to address criminal justice’s collateral consequences for Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 30, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Gabriel “Jack” Chin, the Edward L. Barrett Chair of Law and Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, will present “Criminal Justice’s Collateral Consequences” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law. This event will be held in the Lubar Center at Marquette University […]


Entrepreneurs Baltz, Cordio and Yau go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Spaulding Medical CEO Amanda Baltz, Startup Milwaukee and Skills Pipeline founder Matt Cordio and Bright Cellars co-founder and CEO Richard Yau will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Nov. 2, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Just […]


‘On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)’ will be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, October 23, 2017

Marquette Theatre will present On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre Nov. 9-12, and Nov. 15-19. Eric Overmyer’s On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) is an exploration of finding one’s place in the world. Three Victorian women set out on their journey to conquer […]


University of Pennsylvania professor to keynote Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 30

News release, October 19, 2017

Kathleen Brown, the David Boies professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss her current project, Undoing Slavery: Abolitionist Body Politics and the Argument over Humanity, at the annual Frank L. Klement Lecture on Monday, Oct. 30, at 4:30 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Library, Beaumier Suites BC. The project is a book-length interdisciplinary […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]