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

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Marquette University begins Doctor of Nursing Practice with nurse anesthesia specialization

News release, August 17, 2018

Marquette is the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer the degree MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University College of Nursing this month will become the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to provide a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a specialization in nurse anesthesia. Graduates of the program can take the national certification […]


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 researcher receives NIH grant to study the use of prenatal probiotics

News release, August 6, 2018

MILWAUKEE – The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Child Health and Disease, has awarded $426,248 to Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor and director of the Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program. The grant, titled “The efficacy of an oral probiotic to reduce group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization,” is Hanson’s first from […]


Marquette University and Georgetown University announce visiting professor partnership

News release, July 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University and Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., have announced that Lisa Grabert, MPH, will serve as a visiting professor and health policy researcher at Marquette and as a research professor at Georgetown. Grabert’s appointment is funded by the Institute for Critical Care, a 501(c)(3) that supports health policy research. Grabert has most recently […]


Marquette University College of Nursing nurse anesthesia program receives full accreditation status

News release, January 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Nursing is pleased to announce that its newly developed Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program has received initial full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. With this important designation, Marquette becomes the first academic institution in southeastern Wisconsin to offer a […]


Marquette’s College of Nursing receives prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant

News release, December 14, 2017

RWJF announces the fifth and final cohort for innovative program MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing is one of 31 schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses who hold Ph.D. degrees. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing […]


Marquette nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2

News release, November 27, 2017

Garcia will focus on impacting public health concerns through nursing workforce development MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Project BEYOND-2 Coordinator Terrie Garcia, MEd, RN, PhD(c), was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to represent an interdisciplinary Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition to address members of Congress at an event in Washington, D.C., […]


Marquette celebrates inaugural Community Engagement Symposium by honoring professors, organizations

News release, November 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Two Marquette professors, a Milwaukee professional association, a cultural performing arts program and an independent charter school were honored Monday at the university’s inaugural Community Engagement Symposium. Dr. Beth Godbee, assistant professor of English, won the Community Engaged Teaching Award; and Dr. Kristin Haglund, associate professor of nursing, and Proyecto Bembé shared the […]


Marquette University professors receive Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, August 9, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Dr. Khadijah Makky, clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences; Dr. Judith Maloney, clinical associate professor of biomedical sciences; Dr. Amber Young-Brice, clinical assistant professor of nursing; Ms. Kim Jensen Bohat, director of service learning in the Center for Teaching and Learning; and Mr. Jamie Cheatham, assistant professor of […]


Marquette University’s College of Nursing receives grant to continue Project BEYOND-2

News release, July 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s College of Nursing has received nearly $2 million to continue one of the college’s student support programs, Project BEYOND-2. The program, initially launched in 2007, is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will provide support for the program […]


Marquette University College of Nursing to launch nurse anesthesia program

News release, April 3, 2017

MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University College of Nursing has announced a new Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program designed to meet a growing demand for nurse anesthetists. The program will bring together the nursing education and research expertise of Marquette with the clinical and educational thought leadership of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Froedtert […]


Marquette to dedicate new College of Nursing location in Pleasant Prairie

News release, November 9, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University on Thursday, Nov. 10, will dedicate its new Pleasant Prairie location where students can earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The ceremony, which will be held at 8201 104th St., Pleasant Prairie, Wisc., will begin with a reception and tour of the facility at […]


College of Nursing James Wake Memorial Lecture to feature decision making during critical illness and end of life

News release, October 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE — The College of Nursing’s Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care will present the James Wake Memorial Lecture Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Marie Nolan will present “Patient and Family Decision-Making During […]


Marquette names next dean of nursing

News release, July 6, 2016

Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci returns to university; will start Jan. 1, 2017 MILWAUKEE — Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci, vice president for academic affairs and provost at Illinois State University, has been named the next dean of Marquette University’s College of Nursing, Provost Daniel Myers announced today. Krejci, who served as associate dean for undergraduate programs […]


Marquette Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, Zablocki VA Medical Center to co-host forum on veteran care

News release, May 31, 2016

Marquette University’s Student Veterans Association, Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Embracing Change from the Soldier to Civilian: Veterans Transition to Accessing Care and Services.” The forum will be held Monday, July 25, in the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The daylong event will […]


Marquette University offers master’s in nursing option for professionals looking to change career paths

News release, May 9, 2016

Pleasant Prairie will be location for new nursing simulation lab MILWAUKEE —  Marquette University will offer a unique program for professionals with non-nursing degrees to earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. The expansion of Marquette’s Master of Science in Nursing Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program (DE […]


Marquette Autism Consortium formed to help people with autism spectrum disorder

News release, March 10, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University announced today it has formed the Marquette Autism Consortium to promote the exchange of ideas among people and groups on campus who are interested in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The consortium seeks to increase opportunities for awareness and inclusion, education, collaborative efforts, research, community connections, and development of resources for individuals […]