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Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences receives $1 million gift to establish a neurologic disorder rehabilitation clinic

News release, December 11, 2018

Neuro Recovery Clinic will be the first of its kind in Wisconsin MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor. The gift will establish the Neuro Recovery Clinic to treat individuals with chronic disability following neurologic conditions like stroke, brain injury […]

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Marquette and Northwestern Mutual to host 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference, Nov. 30

News release, November 26, 2018

Date: Nov. 26, 2018 MILWAUKEE — The Marquette Blockchain Lab is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to host the 2018 Milwaukee Blockchain Conference on Friday, Nov. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons. The Milwaukee Blockchain Conference will bring together more than 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs and students, and feature 25 speakers across two […]

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Fox News Politics Editor Chris Stirewalt to speak at Marquette University on Dec. 3

News release, November 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Chris Stirewalt, politics editor at Fox News Channel, will discuss the recent midterm elections and sign copies of his new book, Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists, on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. in the Eisenberg Reading Room on the third floor of Marquette University’s Sensenbrenner Hall, […]

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Legal experts to go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School to discuss childhood trauma

News release, November 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Two legal experts who are advancing research and understanding of the impact of childhood trauma on the criminal justice system will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” Fordham University Law Professor Deborah W. Denno and Milwaukee County Circuit Court Deputy Chief Judge Mary Triggiano will discuss […]

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Feldner named acting dean of communication at Marquette

News release, November 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Sarah Feldner, associate dean for graduate studies and research in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, has been named the college’s acting dean, Acting Provost Kimo Ah Yun announced today. Feldner succeeds Ah Yun, who was named acting provost last month. She will begin in her new role immediately. “Dr. Feldner […]

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Marquette Law School to host 2018 restorative justice conference

News release, November 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will host the 2018 Restorative Justice Initiative Conference on Friday, Nov. 9 in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With a theme of “The Power of Restorative Justice in Healing Trauma in Our Community,” this conference will explore how trauma impacts our community, looking through […]

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Journalist Dave Zirin to discuss race and social activism in sports at Marquette, Nov. 8

News release, November 2, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation, will be the featured speaker in a conversation about race/racism, sports and social activism on Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union, Room 157, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Zirin is the author of eight books on the politics of sports. A frequent […]

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Marquette engineer receives $1.5 million from U.S. Air Force to study how to prevent accidental detonations of explosives and propellants

News release, November 2, 2018

Dr. John Borg will develop a surrogate substructure to test and reduce accidental detonations MILWAUKEE — When hit by a blast or impact, explosives and propellants used in airbags, rockets, mining, munitions and other engineered systems can accidentally detonate. The U.S. Air Force has turned to  Dr. John Borg, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor

News release, October 31, 2018

Baldwin leads Vukmir for Senate; close race for state attorney general Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds a tie in the state’s race for governor, with incumbent Republican Scott Walker and Democrat challenger Tony Evers […]

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Marquette College of Nursing’s James Wake Memorial Lecture to discuss transforming the culture of palliative care

News release, October 30, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing will present the annual James Wake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballroom, located at 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. Shirley Otis-Green, founder of Collaborative Caring, will present “Palliative Caring: Transforming the Culture of Care through the […]

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Marquette has a variety of experts available for election coverage

News release, October 30, 2018

Faculty available to weigh in on national and state races, and issues shaping voters’ minds MILWAUKEE – From health care to the impact of the election on the economy, Marquette University has a variety of experts available for election coverage. Please contact any of these experts directly or contact Joe DiGiovanni, senior communication specialist, or […]

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Marquette’s College of Nursing receives $1 million estate gift to support scholarships

News release, October 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing announced today that it has received a $1 million planned gift from Barbara Regan, a 1959 alumna of the College of Nursing. The estate gift will benefit scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. “It’s incredible to see the impact that Marquette has had on three generations of […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll Oct. 31

News release, October 25, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With less than a week until Election Day, Franklin […]

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PolitiFact staffers go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 17, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Angie Drobnic Holan, the editor of PolitiFact, and Tom Kertscher, PolitiFact Wisconsin reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Since it began in […]

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Marquette receives nearly $700,000 from NSF to help acquire a super computing cluster

News release, October 15, 2018

New system will aid researchers across Marquette MILWAUKEE – Marquette has received a $681,425 grant from the National Science Foundation to help acquire a supercomputing cluster that is many times more powerful than the university’s current system. With installation expected to begin in early 2019, the system will aid researchers across the university. The current […]

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Milwaukee redevelopment leaders go ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 15, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee redevelopment leaders Melissa Goins, JoAnne Sabir and Juli Kaufmann will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Goins is the vice president of J. Jeffers & Co. and president […]

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Notre Dame theologian to discuss Mary at Marquette’s Theotokos Lecture

News release, October 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Ann Astell, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss “Mary at the Cross: A New Person for a New Community” at the 11th annual Theotokos Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Raynor Libraries Beaumier Suite. The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Marquette Law School National Sports Law Institute conference to examine issues including athletes’ rights, esports

News release, October 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School will include a keynote speech on athletes’ rights and an examination of issues in the emerging field of esports when it hosts its 29th annual conference on Friday, Oct. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. The conference, […]

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Photo/Video Opportunity: Marquette nursing students to demonstrate Commitment to the Profession, Oct. 7

News release, October 5, 2018

MILWAUKEE –Marquette University sophomore and direct entry nursing students will have their hands blessed and affirm their formal commitment to the call of being a nurse at the Marquette College of Nursing Commitment to the Profession Ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Church of the Gesu, located at […]

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Milwaukee Film CEO Jackson goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Jonathan Jackson, the chief executive officer and artistic director of Milwaukee Film, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in its 11th year, the Milwaukee Film Festival has […]

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