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Michael Scott goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss problem-oriented policing

News release, June 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Michael Scott, the director of the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, June 26, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Problem-oriented policing is a concept devised by Herman Goldstein, who […]

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Marquette psychology associate professor receives Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

News release, June 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Lucas Torres, associate professor of psychology at Marquette University, was recently honored with the Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Torres has studied mental health disparities among members of the Latino community through funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. He has collaborated with colleagues at other institutions to study […]

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

News release, June 21, 2017

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,” Wednesday, June 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall. How do voters view President Donald Trump after five months in office? What do […]

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Marquette University mourns the loss of alumna, friend and major benefactor, Kay Eckstein

News release, June 20, 2017

The Marquette University community mourns the loss of one of its closest friends and most significant benefactors, Kathryn “Kay” Eckstein. Kay received her bachelor’s degree from Marquette in speech in 1949. The Marquette University Law School facility is named in the honor of her and her husband, Ray, Law ’49. “Kay Eckstein lived a life filled […]

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Marquette biological sciences professor honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Martin St. Maurice, associate professor of biological sciences at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Teaching Excellence Award. St. Maurice is constantly looking for new and more effective methods of teaching and assessment. He also believes developing students’ critical thinking skills is more valuable than memorizing facts and […]

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Marquette management professor and chair honored with university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 14, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Monica Adya, chair and professor of management at Marquette University, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Teaching Excellence Award. Adya is known for putting her students in a position to confront and solve problems. She strives to prepare them for today’s working world. In her Project Management undergraduate course, Adya’s […]

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Marquette researchers determine woody vines in Panama diminish tree reproduction

News release, June 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Competition from woody vines, called lianas, significantly reduces tree reproduction in tropical forests, Marquette University researchers found in a new study. The findings, published in the Journal of Ecology, were the first experimental demonstration that competition from lianas dramatically reduces the ability of community-level canopy trees to reproduce. These vines climb trees to […]

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Professor, author Florida goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss challenges facing cities

News release, May 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Professor and author Richard Florida will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, June 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. In 2002, Florida’s best-selling book, “The Rise of the Creative Class,” focused on a demographic […]

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Three Marquette faculty members earn prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, May 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Three Marquette University faculty members have earned Fulbright Awards. The 2017 recipients are Drs. Marie Bement, associate professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences; Karene Boos, an adjunct faculty in the physical therapy department; and Daniel Meissner, associate professor of history in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Bement […]

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White, Chisholm and Reed go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Milwaukee County’s use of PSA risk assessment tool

News release, May 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and Wisconsin First Assistant State Public Defender Tom Reed will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, May 24, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Since 2012, Milwaukee […]

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Marquette receives $1.2 million NSF grant to attract and retain secondary science, technology, engineering and math teachers

News release, May 16, 2017

Marquette University’s College of Education and Opus College of Engineering faculty have received a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a 14-month master’s program that will attract and retain new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers. The accelerated program, which will start in summer 2018 and is already accepting applications, targets people […]

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Marquette University has three student winners of prestigious Fulbright Awards

News release, May 11, 2017

Students will be placed in Germany, Ecuador and Malaysia MILWAUKEE – Three Marquette University students were selected for 2017-18 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards and will spend several months working overseas through the prestigious program. The students selected were Dane DeVetter, who will graduate this spring with a master’s degree in International Affairs; Morgan Lieske, […]

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Marquette Law School to host workshop on innovation in food, energy and water

News release, May 8, 2017

  MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will host an interdisciplinary workshop, “Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus,” on Tuesday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The workshop, which is sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Water Equipment and […]

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Marquette’s College of Health Sciences receives $1.5 million gift

News release, April 27, 2017

Donation will establish scholarships for physical therapy students MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1.5 million gift from the estate of Capt. John A. Orlandini. Orlandini, a 1960 graduate of Marquette, suffered a life-changing injury during his time in the Navy. He pledged an estate gift […]

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Marquette scientists discover new insights into the early stages of neurodegenerative diseases

News release, April 18, 2017

MILWAUKEE – New research by Marquette University biologists and mathematicians has found that newly formed prion amyloids are infectious, a discovery that provides insights into the early stages of neurodegenerative diseases. Prions are the name given to the protein pathogen first discovered in the 1980s that is responsible for mad cow disease. This disease came […]

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Children’s Hospital president and CEO Troy goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Peggy Troy, the president and chief executive officer of Children’s Hospital and Health System, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, April 20, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As a student in Marquette’s College […]

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Artistic performance celebrating Joan of Arc and her namesake chapel set for April 28-30

News release, April 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE – “Hearken to my Voice,” a multi-disciplinary artistic performance commemorating the life of St. Joan of Arc and the chapel that bears her name on Marquette University’s campus will be held April 28-30. The performances on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, will begin at 5:30 p.m. The performance on Sunday, April 30, […]

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Political consultant Pudner goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, April 11, 2017

  MILWAUKEE — John Pudner, the executive director of Take Back Our Republic, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, April 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Pudner, a conservative political consultant and Marquette University alumnus, […]

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Company founded by two Marquette University researchers raises $26 million in funding

News release, April 10, 2017

Promentis Pharmaceuticals, a Milwaukee company co-founded by Drs. John Mantsch and David Baker, researchers from the Marquette University College of Health Sciences, raised $26 million, including $17.2 million in its third funding round. OrbiMed, F-Prime Capital Partners (formerly Fidelity Biosciences) and Aisling Capital were the lead investors. This is exceptional syndicate of investors, particularly for […]

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Marquette establishes cyber security center

News release, April 10, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University has established a Center for Cyber Security Awareness and Cyber Defense to serve as the university’s primary hub for cyber security education and research. It is the only such center in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. With growing national concern about cyber security, the center will provide education, services and research to […]

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