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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll Oct. 10

News release, October 3, 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. 10, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With just under four weeks to go until election […]

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Yale professor to keynote Marquette’s Klement Lecture, Oct. 11

News release, October 1, 2018

Dr. Ned Blackhawk will discuss “American Indians and the Remaking of U.S. Colonial History” MILWAUKEE – Dr. Ned Blackhawk, professor of history and American studies at Yale University, will discuss “American Indians and the Remaking of U.S. Colonial History” during Marquette University’s 2018 Frank L. Klement Lecture on Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m., at Raynor […]

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Former Wisconsin Gov. Doyle among guest speakers for Marquette Law School conference on the Great Lakes Compact

News release, September 27, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and veteran journalist and author Peter Annin will be among the featured speakers during a half-day conference, “Evaluating the Great Lakes Compact on Its Tenth Anniversary,” presented by the Marquette Law School Water Law and Policy Initiative on Tuesday, Oct. 2, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Lubar […]

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Milwaukee Public Schools interim superintendent Posley goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 20, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Keith Posley, the interim superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. With the departure of former superintendent Darienne Driver, the state’s largest school […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters

News release, September 18, 2018

Trump at 42 percent approval, voters divided on how he has changed GOP 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 Democrat Tony Evers with 49 percent support and incumbent Republican Scott Walker with 44 percent support […]

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Legal scholars Strauss, Young go ‘On the Issues’ and present annual Boden Lecture at Marquette Law School

News release, September 13, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Legal scholars David A. Strauss from the University of Chicago and Ernest A. Young from Duke University will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Later that afternoon, at 4:30 […]

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Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on candidates and issues

News release, September 12, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will provide the results of a new statewide poll in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. This first post-Labor Day poll continues to track the competition for […]

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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, […]

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Marquette Center for Peacemaking to hold its 10-year anniversary celebration Sept. 13

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News release, September 11, 2018

MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University Center for Peacemaking will hold its 10-year anniversary celebration on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m., at the Haggerty Museum of Art, 530 N. 13th St. The event is sponsored by Aurora Health Care, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., MillerCoors, Cervantes Group, the Jesuit community at Marquette and Catholic Financial Life. There […]

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‘Little Women The Musical’ to be presented by Marquette Theatre

News release, September 10, 2018

MILWAUKEE —Marquette Theatre will present Little Women The Musical at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre, Sept. 27–30, Oct. 3–5, and Oct. 7.   This musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s enduring novel is about a stalwart heroine, determined to rise. Jo March struggles to find her way as a successful, independent writer, as her melodramatic stories are not selling. Seeking […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Morales goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Morales joined the Milwaukee Police Department in 1993. He was named interim police chief in February, succeeding […]

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Former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School to discuss newly released book

News release, August 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Tommy Thompson, the former governor of Wisconsin and author of a newly released book, “Tommy: My Journey of a Lifetime,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. In his […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat

News release, August 22, 2018

Jobs, schools, health coverage are most important issues to state voters 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 tight race for governor following last week’s statewide primary elections. Among likely voters (that is, those who […]

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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 […]

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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 joseph.digiovanni@marquette.edu or at (414) […]

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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 […]

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Marquette biologist receives $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to study cell biology research

News release, August 3, 2018

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Rosemary A. Stuart, a Marquette University professor of biological sciences, has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for cell biology research, studying the function and regulation of mitochondrial ribosomes. Mitochondria are commonly referred to as the “powerhouse” of the cell because they produce the energy carrying molecule ATP through a process […]

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Marquette University announces 2018–19 theatre season

News release, July 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE — Marquette Theatre’s 2018–19 season will be the 44th in the Evan P. and Marion Helfaer Theatre. Six selected plays around the theme “Reflections” will explore this phenomenon and draw connections and comparisons. Shows include: “White Privilege,” “Little Women The Musical,” “Clybourne Park,” “Dooby Dooby Moo,” “Image of an Unknown Young Woman” and “The […]

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Marquette University acquires score to ‘The Lord of the Rings’

News release, July 26, 2018

Symphony from composer Johan De Meij bears the name of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that inspired it MILWAUKEE – The score to “The Lord of the Rings,” an award-winning symphony bearing the name of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel that inspired it, has been added to Marquette University’s extensive archival collections on the famed English author. […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries

News release, July 18, 2018

Voters split along partisan lines on Supreme Court nominee, other national and state issues Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE — A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that, with four weeks to go until the Wisconsin primary elections, approximately one in three voters in the […]

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