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.

Pioneer of Ziploc to discuss entrepreneurialism in new speaker series

News release, November 5, 2013

Inventor Steven Ausnit, considered a pioneer who helped create the Ziploc bag, will discuss his six decades of business ventures and entrepreneurialism to mark Entrepreneurship Week on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. A reception precedes the keynote event at 5 p.m. Registration for […]

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Noted Harvard economist to deliver Marburg Lecture, go ‘On the Issues’

News release, October 11, 2013

Dr. Raj Chetty will discuss ‘equality of opportunity’ in business, law joint event MILWAUKEE – Dr. Raj Chetty, Bloomberg Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver the Marquette College of Business Administration’s 2013 Marburg Lecture, followed by a special presentation of Marquette Law School’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha.” The joint event will […]

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Boston Red Sox chairman to keynote annual Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 9, 2013

Tom Werner will address ‘The Business of Sports,’ Sept. 30 MILWAUKEE – Thomas Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. […]

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Marquette to launch first MOOC with Intro to Applied Investing

News release, August 26, 2013

Enrollment now open for short, pilot course; open online class begins Sept. 23 MILWAUKEE – Marquette University today announced it is moving into the area of open online education with an introductory course in investing. Dr. David Krause, director of the Applied Investment Management program in the College of Business Administration, will teach “Introduction to […]

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Marquette Real Estate Strategies Conference to be held Sept. 12

News release, August 13, 2013

Event to feature keynote speaker, industry experts and an economic forecast MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s Center for Real Estate on Thursday, Sept. 12, will host its second annual Real Estate Strategies Conference. Titled, “Real Estate Opportunities – A New Frontier,” the half-day event will begin at 1 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni […]

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Marquette marketing professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 10, 2013

Craig Andrews, professor and Charles H. Kellstadt Chair of Marketing in the College of Business Administration, has been named the 2013-14 Way Klingler Sabbatical Award winner. The annual award is granted based on prior scholarly research and potential for substantive contribution to the discipline. Andrews was part of a team that conducted an experiment with […]

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Study shows peer influence, status play role in female weight gain

News release, May 14, 2013

Higher status peers influence weight gain in college females, less so for males MILWAUKEE – A new study led by a Marquette University professor shows that female weight gain is  influenced by peers of a higher status, with little evidence of the same peer effects for males. The project, led by Dr. Olga Yakusheva, associate professor […]

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Personal best

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

Marquette’s cross country program consistently produces speedsters who also happen to be brainiacs.

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No wine spectators here: Alumni find their American dream among the clusters

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

It’s late January when this story is written so feel free to envision Pat Dineen, Evan Roberts and Jim McDonough sitting with their feet up, relaxed, maybe doing nothing more than thinking about last fall’s harvest and the grapes they babied into American wines.

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Want to see Chicago? Call an alum

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

It was not a pretty day when Kara Carmichael visited Marquette. “It was raining, there was a lot of construction all around Raynor Library and it was just an ugly, ugly day,” she remembers of her tour as a prospective student. But there was a bright silver lining. Three times, students stopped to ask Carmichael […]

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Unfiltered images

Discover Research, 2013

News release, April 17, 2013

On a given day, approximately 45.3 million Americans will light up a cigarette, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This suffocating addiction will kill half of them prematurely.

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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27

News release, March 11, 2013

Marquette University will honor 53 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumnus of the Year Donald W. Layden, Jr., Arts ’79, Law ’82, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals […]

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Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship starts new business model challenge

News release, February 8, 2013

ImpactNext replaces longtime Marquette Business Plan Competition MILWAUKEE – The Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship in Marquette University’s College of Business Administration today announced it is accepting applications for ImpactNext, the center’s new business model challenge. The new venture contest replaces the Marquette Business Plan Competition, which the Kohler Center sponsored for 10 years. ImpactNext is […]

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The Network

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2013

News release, February 6, 2013

“People ask me, ‘Is the sky falling?’” James A. Runde, Eng ’69, tells a rapt group of Marquette finance students before ticking off a century’s worth of major American economic crises.

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Playing through

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2013

News release, February 6, 2013

Wroblewski is co-founder of Golf Pipeline (golfpipeline.com), a social media website that lets members select tee times, invite friends to play, track scores, join a handicap club and communicate with golf buddies.

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New study shows recession’s impact on U.S. divorce rates

News release, November 12, 2012

Financial strains caused by economic crisis dampened divorces MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette University study shows that fewer American couples got divorced during the Great Recession. Dr. Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics in Marquette’s College of Business Administration, has found that divorce rates in the United States actually decreased starting in early spring […]

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Daniels wins Fulbright to research attitudes toward immigration, trade policy

Marquette Matters, November 2012

News release, November 9, 2012

Dr. Joe Daniels, professor of economics, enjoyed his first Fulbright to Canada in 1997 so much that he headed back a second time.

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Marquette experts available for post-election coverage

News release, November 6, 2012

Faculty available to comment on issues that defined the election From the issues that defined the election and will continue to define politics moving forward – health care, the economy and education – to how to come together after a closely-contested race, Marquette University has a variety of experts available for post-election coverage. Please feel […]

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Marquette experts available for election coverage

News release, November 2, 2012

Faculty available to weigh in on national and state races MILWAUKEE – From poll analysis to the impact of the election on the economy to the role of the Electoral College, Marquette University has a variety of experts available for election coverage. Please feel free to contact any of these experts directly; otherwise, Andy Brodzeller, […]

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Northwestern Mutual CEO to speak at Business Leaders Forum

News release, September 14, 2012

Schlifske’s address, ‘For All Economic Seasons,’ will be Oct. 3 MILWAUKEE – John Schlifske, chairman and chief executive officer of Northwestern Mutual, will deliver the keynote speech at Marquette University College of Business Administration’s annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. […]

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