Articles related to: Marquette University
Jefferson – Today, Susan Happ’s campaign for Attorney General of Wisconsin released the following statement in response to the new Marquette University Law School poll showing her leading her opponent 42-32 among likely voters.
“Wisconsin voters are ready for an attorney general who puts the people’s interest ahead of partisan politics, and that’s what Susan Happ represents,” said campaign spokesman Joshua Lease.
“Voters across the state are responding to her record as a tough prosecutor who works across party lines to get the job done.”
“Susan Happ will be an independent voice who …
Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Marquette Board of Trustees at a special Board meeting earlier today.
As the university’s first lay president, he will succeed Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J. Lovell will take office on Aug. 1, 2014.
“As a devout Catholic, my faith has always served as the cornerstone of my life,” said Lovell, who currently serves as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.
“Having the ability to openly share my faith in my professional career is something that I …
News, Upcoming Events »
Marquette University College of Nursing, in partnership with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, will host its fifth annual Health Care Forum, “Infant Mortality in the Milwaukee Community,” Monday, April 7, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate, which is higher than many third-world countries, will feature local health care and public policy experts, and will be moderated by Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School and host of …
News, Upcoming Events »
Conference to focus on anaerobic wastewater treatment
Marquette University College of Engineering will host international wastewater treatment and renewable energy professionals for a two-day course on anaerobic treatment of industrial waste, Sept. 4 and 5.
The program will feature Dr. Davis C. Stuckey, a biochemical engineering professor at Imperial College London. Stuckey, whose current research focuses on anaerobic wastewater treatment, has received the prestigious Royal Society “Brian Mercer Award for Innovation.”
The conference will also feature professionals from Applied Technologies, ConAgra Foods, Unison Solutions and researchers from Marquette and U.W.- Platteville,
Presentations will address …
The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and Marquette University College of Engineering are pursuing a collaborative curriculum model that will excel in educating design and engineering students to meet the multidisciplinary challenges of the global marketplace. The collaboration across the two independent institutions may be the first of its kind in the nation.
“Hundreds of the most competitive and renowned international companies based in the United States already recognize that the multidisciplinary traits of the modern world require cross-disciplinary solutions; especially creative, sophisticated design solutions and a strategic interface between …
News, Upcoming Events »
Bill Cosby will be Marquette University’s Commencement speaker at this year’s spring ceremony, which will be held Sunday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the BMO Harris Bradley Center. As part of the ceremony, Cosby will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree.
“Bill Cosby was a pioneer in breaking down racial stereotypes on national television,” said Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Marquette University president. “That commitment to breaking boundaries combined with his deep commitment to education is a powerful example for our graduates.”
Cosby is well known for his commitment to …
By Cassandra Lans
This week’s Milwaukee Courier focuses on educational opportunities available to students here in Wisconsin. This special focus comes at a time of the year, when many high school seniors and college seniors are making the decision on what to do next with their education.
For high school seniors, prior to that day of the big graduation celebration, a decision has to be made on their next step. A job, a 4 year college or a technical school. Luckily for students here in Wisconsin, there are options, and these options …
Professor recognized for inspiring women and minority students to become engineers
Andrew Williams, professor and John P. Raynor Distinguished Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recognized as one of the 50 most Important African Americans in Technology by BlackMoney.com.
Williams has worked extensively in education, recruiting, retaining, and motivating underrepresented and female students to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in computing and engineering.
He started in 2012 at Marquette, where he is the director of the Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics Lab. His research is currently focused on innovative methods for utilizing …
Partnership provides urban teens with greater access to a college education
In an effort to provide underprivileged youths with access to educational opportunities, leadership training and mentoring, BMO Harris Bank has committed to a five-year, $600,000 partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and Marquette University. This strategic partnership will provide the target population with greater access to higher education along with the necessary support to help students reach college graduation.
“Education is one of the cornerstones in how we help our communities, and this partnership will help ensure that …
The Marquette University School of Dentistry was a busy place on their annual Head Start Dental Day. Volunteer dentists as well as dental and dental hygiene students from Marquette and MATC examined more than 500 preschool students at the yearly event.
Children from Head Start centers operated by the Social Development Commission and MPS participated in Dental Day to get the examinations, flossing, fluoride treatments and cleaning. They were also provided with a free toothbrush and toothpaste in addition to demonstrations on how to use them. Free books were also handed …