University News: Arts and Sciences
News and stories from Marquette featuring the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. For more news, visit the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences website.

Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner studying patterns of trade and migration in 16th century Central America

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

News release, April 16, 2014

Dr. Laura Matthew, associate professor of history in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the 2014–15 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award recipient.

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Museum as classroom

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

News release, April 16, 2014

Teaching Enhancement Award winners will use Haggerty in pilot project.

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Way Klingler Fellowship recipient – Exercise as medicine: reversing the effects of Type 2 diabetes

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

News release, April 16, 2014

Dr. Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science in the College of Health Sciences, is world-renowned for her research on age and sex differences in muscle fatigue. In addition to fielding requests for keynote addresses at international conferences, her work has been commissioned by NASA.

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Way Klingler Fellowship recipient- “Pure love” and political philosophy: the teachings of François Fénelon

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

News release, April 16, 2014

The inauguration of Pope Francis and his subsequent teachings have focused on inclusion and introspection, asking the question, what is the role of the Catholic church in the world today? What obligations do we have to citizens of an increasingly complex political and economic climate? Dr. Ryan Hanley, associate professor of political science and recipient of […]

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Marquette receives $2.6 million grant to fund research on virtue

News release, April 3, 2014

Philosophy professor is recipient of largest humanities grant in university history Dr. Nancy E. Snow, professor of philosophy in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of a $2.6 million grant that will fund interdisciplinary research on virtue, character and the development of the moral self. The three-year grant was awarded […]

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Marquette University Ralph H. Metcalfe Chair to give lecture on the global echo of rape and resistance

News release, March 13, 2014

One of Marquette University’s three Ralph H. Metcalfe Chairs this semester, Dr. Linda Martín Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will give a lecture titled, “Global Echoes of Rape and Resistance,” Thursday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites B/C, located at 1355 W. Wisconsin […]

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‘Milwaukee Business Journal’ has honored Marquette University with four awards during the past year

News release, March 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Business Journal honored several Marquette University leaders and initiatives during the 2013-14 academic year that embody the university’s core principles of service, excellence, leadership and faith – principles that are lived out by our faculty, staff and students on campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee community. Central City Business Award – Marquette University […]

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One more shot

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

News release, January 29, 2014

Whether he makes the U.S. Olympic speedskating team or not, it’s something of a miracle that Liam Ortega, Arts ’07, is back out on the ice at all.

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Experts available: 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 7-23

News release, January 22, 2014

Sochi, Russia, will welcome athletes from all over the world to the XXII Winter Games Feb. 7-23. As the eyes of the world fixate on the athletes, Marquette University has experts and former Olympians available to help you with your Olympic news coverage. Please feel free to contact any of these professors and staff directly; […]

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On the Side Rev. John D. Jones – Photographer

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

News release, November 26, 2013

Rev. John D. Jones, professor of philosophy and interim chair of the Department of Physics, has always used music and prayer to center himself, but his passion for photography has also begun to play a key role in his personal expression.

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Marquette expert on Kennedy assassination reflects on 50th anniversary of infamous day

News release, November 20, 2013

John McAdams, associate professor of political science at Marquette University, is a nationally recognized academic who has studied, taught and published on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. In 2011, he published JFK Assassination Logic, which explores various theories about Kennedy’s assassination and explores the evidence, eyewitness accounts, government agencies, relationships and profiles, to […]

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Marquette receives $844,000 grant from National Science Foundation to launch computer science curriculum in Wisconsin high schools

News release, October 23, 2013

Marquette University is the lead recipient of a $1 million, 3-year collaboration to lead an ambitious roll out of a new 9th - and 10th- grade introductory computer science course in school districts across Wisconsin. Marquette is partnering on the project with UW-La Crosse, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin-Dairyland chapter of the […]

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Robert E. Lee’s role in the Civil War topic of lecture at Marquette

News release, October 3, 2013

Joseph Glatthaar, Stephenson Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will deliver the 2013 Frank L. Klement Lecture Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. Glatthaar will present “Robert E. Lee: Revolutionary Commander in the American Civil War.” An expert in […]

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Marquette University and the Center for Peacemaking to host the “Peacemaking and Nonviolence in World Religions” symposium

News release, September 27, 2013

Marquette University and the Center for Peacemaking will host the Peacemaking and Nonviolence in World Religions one-day symposium on Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Raynor Memorial Library, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event is free and open to the public. The symposium will highlight the transformative teachings and practices within each of the major world […]

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A new chapter for the College of Arts and Sciences

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

News release, September 24, 2013

Marquette Matters recently sat down with Dr. Richard Holz, dean of the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, to learn more about him personally, his journey in academia and his vision for the future.

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Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, August 23, 2013

Dr. Amy Van Hecke, assistant professor of psychology, Mary Carlson, adjunct lecturer in the College of Education, and Wendy Krueger, clinical instructor of speech pathology and audiology, have been named the recipients of Marquette University’s 2013 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Van Hecke, Carlson and Krueger developed a multidisciplinary, cross-college teaching initiative that will teach […]

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Director of NASA’s Chandra X-ray satellite to speak at Marquette

News release, August 22, 2013

Specially designed satellite captures hot regions of the universe  Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, director of the Chandra X-ray Observatory at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, will present “Highlights from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory” Thursday, September 19, at 7 p.m. in the Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave. The event, hosted by the Marquette […]

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Marquette psychology professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities

News release, August 20, 2013

Dr. Stephen Guastello, professor of psychology at Marquette University, has been awarded the 2013 Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities. With $20,000 annually for three years, he will continue his research addressing cognitive workload and fatigue in the context of group coordination and leadership. Guastello uses nonlinear mathematical models to help predict outcomes. He has […]

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Marquette University assistant professor of psychology receives 2013 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award

News release, August 14, 2013

Dr. James Hoelzle, assistant professor of psychology at Marquette University, was recently named one of the 2013 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Hoelzle studies how neuropsychological and personality instruments operate, primarily focusing on mild traumatic brain injuries and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder – the most frequent diagnostic conditions evaluated by neuropsychologists. His current research covers […]

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Marquette professor researching the process of sexual assault trials receives young scholar award

News release, July 25, 2013

MILWAUKEE –Dr. Sameena Mulla, assistant professor of social and cultural sciences at Marquette University, was recently named one of the 2013 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award supports Mulla’s ongoing research on gender violence and sexual assault. The award will allow her to take a semester-long sabbatical while she begins to analyze more […]

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