MU CONNECTIONS - The Official Marquette University Alumni e-Newsletter
 June 2006  

Elaine Chao

Secretary Chao calls on graduates to serve

As the first Asian-American woman to be appointed to a presidential cabinet,
U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao called on graduates to serve during her
address at Marquette's commencement ceremony on May 21.

Read full Commencement address
About Elaine Chao
Chao's honorary degree citation

View 2006 graduation and Senior Week photos online


Cotter Smith as Al McGuire

Behind-the-scenes with Cotter Smith from "McGuire"

Distinguished actor Cotter Smith, who plays Al McGuire in Dick
Enberg's play, "McGuire," recently talked to Anne Broeker,
Comm '96, about his role as the legendary Marquette basketball

"McGuire" just completed its second run at Marquette's Helfaer

Go to interview

Watch for "McGuire" in Southern California in the spring of '07

Help Marquette celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1977 national

championship men's basketball team!


  • Neumann receives second Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant
    Dr. Donald A. Neumann, professor of physical therapy, has received a Fulbright Senior
    Specialist Grant to travel to Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Read more

  • New master’s degree to be offered
    This fall, the College of Professional Studies will launch a master’s degree in
    dispute resolution that will focus on mediation, arbitration, facilitation and public policy
    consensus-building. Read more
What are your classmates up to?
Owen Peter Kasun

Josh Kasun, Arts '96, and his wife Jennifer welcomed their
second son to the family. Owen Peter was born April 23rd,
weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 18.5 inches.

Full Note

Chris Dyszelski

Christopher Dyszelski, Arts '93, graduated on May 6, 2006
from Miami University with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Full Note

What Are YOU Up To? Submit a Class Note TODAY!
make a Difference

Working Together

Dr. Sarah Bonewits Feldner, assistant professor of communication studies,
and Dr. Michael J. Monahan, assistant professor of philosophy, have been
awarded a Way Klingler Interdisciplinary Teaching Award. Through this
$20,000 grant, Drs. Feldner and Monahan will develop an undergraduate
seminar that will provide a more in-depth understanding of community and
identity in order to explore methods of addressing urban problems such as

Do you have a great story about a Marquette community member
who is making a difference? Send us an e-mail


Head to the

ball game with Marquette!

Marquette baseball events

Marquette chapters and clubs are gathering across the nation
this summer to celebrate America's favorite pastime. Join us!

Saturday, June 24

St. Paul Saints vs. Sioux City Explorers in St. Paul, MN

Saturday, June 24

Carolina Mudcats vs. Jacksonville Suns in Zebulon, NC

Saturday, June 24

Charlotte Knights vs. Norfolk Tides in Fort Mill, SC

Sunday, June 25

Windy City Thunderbolts vs. River City Rascals in Crestwood, IL

Saturday, July 8

Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays in Kansas City, MO

Sunday, July 9

Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins in Arlington, TX


Baseball not your thing? Hit the links!


Golf Outing in Memory of Captain Barry P. Fleming, USMC
Date: Friday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Chevy Chase Country Club, Wheeling, IL

Golf with the Notre Dame Alumni Club in Colorado

Date: Monday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hiwan Golf Club, Evergreen, CO

Milwaukee Club 16th Annual Golf Outing

Date: Friday, July 14 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Western Lakes Golf Club, Pewaukee, WI

Support MU Men's Golf at the US Bank Championship

Date: Monday, July 24 - Sunday, July 30

Location: Brown Deer Park Golf Course, Milwaukee, WI

Minnesota Club Golf Outing

Date: Monday, September 11 at TBA

Location: Mississippi Dunes Golf Course, Cottage Grove, MN

Want to see what events are happening in your area?
Check out the online Event Calendar!


Come home to Reunion Weekend 2006


Is it your reunion year?

Your invitation is in the mail!


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