University News: Business
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management. For more news, visit the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management website.

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 […]


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 […]


Leading researcher named next Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University

News release, September 12, 2018

Pennington-Cross succeeds Eppli as academic head of top program MILWAUKEE — Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor of finance in the real estate program at Marquette University, has been named the next Robert B. Bell, Sr., Chair in Real Estate. Pennington-Cross, who has been at Marquette for nearly 12 years, succeeds inaugural Bell Chair Dr. Mark Eppli, […]


Marquette University experts available for primary elections coverage

News release, August 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will have experts available for media interviews during the primary elections next week. Please feel free to contact any of the experts below directly. Otherwise, Joe DiGiovanni in the Office of Marketing and Communication is happy to help identify the most suitable expert. Joe is available at or at (414) […]


Marquette College of Business Administration launches Women in Business Speaker Series

News release, March 28, 2018

Baird’s Mary Ellen Stanek will deliver inaugural address April 16 MILWAUKEE — Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director and director of asset management for Robert W. Baird & Co. and chief investment officer of Baird Advisors, will present “Lessons in Leadership — Impact, Service and Gratitude,” Monday, April 16, at Marquette University. Her address is the […]


Marquette finance students advance in CFA investment competition

News release, March 5, 2018

Students head to Boston to compete in the CFA Institute’s Research Challenge MILWAUKEE — Five undergraduate students from Marquette University’s Applied Investment Management program have advanced to the next round of the Charted Financial Analyst’s Research Challenge. The CFA Institute’s Americas regional competition will be held in Boston, March 19-20. The Marquette students bested teams […]


Marquette commercial banking program to host inaugural conference

News release, January 18, 2018

‘Bankruption’ author Waupsh will keynote Jan. 31 event MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s commercial banking program on Wednesday, Jan. 31, will host a conference featuring keynote speaker John Waupsh, chief innovation officer of the financial services company Kasasa and author of the book Bankruption: How Community Banking can Survive Fintech. The event will be held in […]


Marquette to launch fully online MBA

News release, January 9, 2018

New 28-month cohort program will help meet market demand MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University Graduate School of Management has announced it will now offer a fully online MBA program. The school will begin enrolling students in the first cohort for the 28-month program in January 2018, with coursework set to begin in the fall semester. […]


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 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. […]


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 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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


CNBC television star Lemonis, Marquette University exceed $3 Million Challenge fundraising goal

News release, April 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University community more than doubled down in this year’s giving challenge issued by alumnus Marcus Lemonis, CNBC’s star of The Profit, combining to raise a total of $3,292,748. The challenge was met in less than two months by 2,769 donors who raised a total of $1,792,748. Lemonis added $1.5 million of […]


Marquette launching revised MBA program to better meet market demands

News release, March 1, 2017

Fewer required credit hours shorten time to degree MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s Graduate School of Management will roll out a revised version of its part-time MBA program this fall, Keyes Dean of Business Administration Dr. Brian Till announced. The measure, which will integrate components of the current curriculum to cut the number of credit hours […]


Marquette researchers find NFL rule decreases concussions, increases lower-body injuries

News release, February 16, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University economics professors in a study forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics have found that the National Football League’s “Crown of the Helmet Rule” (CHR) reduces the probability of a concussion occurring among players by 32 percent. However, the study by associate professors of economics Dr. Andrew Hanson and Dr. […]


Marquette real estate professors honored with best paper awards

News release, September 26, 2016

Pennington-Cross, Cashman lauded by American Real Estate Society MILWAUKEE — Two Marquette University real estate professors were honored recently by the American Real Estate Society for having best papers in the organization’s 2016 Manuscript Prize Competition. Dr. Anthony Pennington-Cross, professor and chair of finance, won in the Real Estate Finance category for his paper, “Mortgage […]


Experts available: 2016 Summer Olympics

News release, August 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Brazil is welcoming elite athletes around the world for the Summer Olympics beginning this week. Marquette University has a wide variety of experts available to provide perspective in Olympics-related news coverage. Members of the media may contact our experts directly or contact Chris Jenkins in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Athletes’ Perspective […]


Marquette accounting professor awarded university’s highest teaching honor

News release, June 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Cindy Gruber, instructor in accounting, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Raynor Teaching Excellence Award. Gruber joined Marquette University in 2000 and since then has been dedicated to building relationships with students based on mutual respect, trust and genuine concern. She teaches financial and managerial accounting, as well as income tax […]