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Greater Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs President Lyles goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, October 4, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vincent Lyles, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Now in his sixth year as CEO, Lyles […]

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Milwaukee philanthropist Michael Cudahy gives $1 million to Marquette to support first-generation engineering students

News release, September 26, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee entrepreneur, business executive and philanthropist Michael Cudahy has given $1 million to support five full scholarships, including room-and-board for students attending Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering. Four students, all of whom are the first in their families to attend college and come from diverse backgrounds, started at Marquette this academic year. […]

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Political commentator, law professor Hewitt goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, September 13, 2017

Members of the media — Please note that our scheduled “On the Issues” session with Hugh Hewitt has been canceled because of a family emergency. The Law School hopes to reschedule this event in the future.    MILWAUKEE — Hugh Hewitt, a political commentator and law professor at the Chapman University Fowler School of Law, […]

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Pulitzer-winning Panama Papers journalist to keynote 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture

News release, September 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and coordinator of The Panama Papers investigation, will keynote the 2017 Burleigh Media Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The “Panama Papers” series which won a 2017 […]

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Vanderbilt professor, international law expert Wuerth to present Boden Lecture at Marquette Law School

News release, September 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Ingrid Wuerth, the Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law at Vanderbilt University, will present “International law and peace among nations” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall. For almost a century, international law has tried to prevent armed conflict […]

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Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy

News release, September 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Vanderbilt University Law School professor Ingrid Wuerth, Marquette University Law School professor Ryan Scoville and Foreign Policy magazine reporter Robbie Gramer will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 14, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein […]

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Reporter, author Egan goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Great Lakes issues at Marquette Law School

News release, August 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dan Egan, a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and author of “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. […]

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World-renowned photojournalist to give presentation at Marquette University

News release, August 25, 2017

2017 Outstanding Nature Photographer winner to speak Sept. 7 MILWAUKEE — Christian Ziegler, world-renowned nature photojournalist from Germany, will lecture at Marquette University on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium, 1506 Wisconsin Ave. Ziegler, a tropical ecologist, is a regular contributor to National Geographic and has been published in Geo, Smithsonian […]

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Students in the United States and India hold different opinions on use of smart phones and tablets in college classrooms

News release, August 23, 2017

Marquette researcher says cultural differences show policies at U.S. colleges may need to be re-examined  MILWAUKEE – Should policies on the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops in college classrooms be examined for cultural bias? A study by a Marquette University researcher argues that it might be time for a re-evaluation of these policies […]

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Public Policy Forum president Henken goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

News release, August 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Rob Henken, president of the Public Policy Forum, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. Like many cities, Milwaukee has to deliver core public services for its […]

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Marquette civil, construction and environmental engineering professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. The award grants up to $32,000 to fund a one-semester sabbatical. Mayer plans to spend the semester as a visiting scholar at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 17, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Jier Huang, assistant professor of chemistry, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Huang has set out to develop new strategies for tapping the promise of solar energy through the development of light-activated catalysts that convert light from the sun into chemical energy. Since 2013, when […]

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Marquette psychology professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 14, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Nicholas Heck, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Heck conducts research that looks at the results of stress specific to a person’s sexual orientation and gender identity, as opposed to more general forms of stress. The award grants up to $32,000 […]

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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 […]

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Marquette biomedical sciences professor receives Way Klingler Young Scholars Award

News release, August 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Jennifer Evans, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences, was recently named one of the 2017 Way Klingler Young Scholar Award recipients. Evans likes to work closely with colleagues in her department, including fellow Young Scholar Award winner Dr. Murray Blackmore. Together, they are developing new genetic tools […]

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Marquette chemistry professor receives Way Klingler Sabbatical Award

News release, July 31, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Qadir Timerghazin, professor of chemistry, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Sabbatical Award. Dr. Qadir Timerghazin’s theoretical predictions promise to demystify an elusive biological molecule involved in, among other things, the processes related to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and heart conditions called S-nitrosothiols. This award will allow Timerghazin to test […]

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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 […]

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Marquette English professor receives Way Klingler Fellowship in the humanities

News release, July 25, 2017

MILWAUKEE —  Dr. Albert Rivero, professor of English, is the recipient of this year’s Way Klingler Fellowship Award in the humanities. Rivero explores the complex connections between literary works produced in Britain during the so-called “long 18th century,” from the Restoration to the Romantics, and their historical contexts. This award, which includes $20,000 annually for […]

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Marquette professor leads development of first Wisconsin standards for computer science instruction in K-12 schools

News release, July 12, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Dennis Brylow, associate professor of math, statistics and computer science, was co-chair of the committee that developed Wisconsin’s first standards to guide K-12 school districts in their computer science instruction. The standards, approved in late June by Tony Evers, Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction, are expected to be approved by a majority […]

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Marquette mechanical engineering professor honored for research excellence

News release, July 11, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Dr. John Borg, professor of mechanical engineering, recently received the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence. Borg has been at Marquette since 2002 and has worked to investigate how solid materials deform and flow. He is best known for his research on the physics of one of baseball’s most unique pitches […]

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