MU CONNECTIONS - The Official Marquette University Alumni e-Newsletter
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Send us your Spookiest Halloween photos

  Frightening Fangs   Trick-or-Treat  Grrr!

Please send photos of how you, your family and friends are celebrating the scariest holiday

of the year. Then watch for your images to appear in an upcoming online photo album
on MU Connect, Marquette's online alumni community.


Send photos (200 kb or less, please) to

Include your name, class year and photo caption information.

  • Human Rights Initiative holds first conference
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Powers recently came to campus to give the
    keynote address at “America, Human Rights and World,” a three-day interdisciplinary
    conference that drew human rights scholars from across the country. It was the first
    conference for Marquette’s new Human Rights Initiative. Read more
  • executive to give Axthelm lecture
    Rob King, vice president and editor-in-chief of, will present "The Wild, Wild
    Web: How Technology and Fan Expectations are Driving Change at" on
    Thursday, October 11, at 7 p.m. in room 001 of Cudahy Hall, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. The
    event is free and open to the public. Read more
  • Countdown to Marquette Madness
    How many hours, minutes and seconds do you have to wait for Marquette basketball?
    Track the countdown to October 13.
  • AIM program adds international component
    The Applied Investment Management program will expand in January. Dr. David Krause,
    director of the AIM Program, and Dr. Jamshid Hosseini, director of International Business
    Studies, are interviewing students this fall for six spots in the new International AIM
    Program. "We are hearing from investment firms that they need graduates who are
    familiar with global investments," Krause said. Learn more
  • Marquette in the News
    The Marquette University Waterskiing Team, a student club sport, is nationally ranked
    among collegiate waterskiing teams nationwide. The team placed second at the Division
    II national championships last season. FOX 6 featured the team in an on-location
    segment from Pewaukee Lake, Wis. See the clip


News from your fellow alumni

Mitchell-Sobolewski wedding

Mitchell-Sobolewski wedding

Amy (DeWeerdt) O'Toole, Comm. '94, and Jim O'Toole, Arts '95, welcomed Kevin Michael to their family in August.

Natalie Mitchell, '01, married Jason Sobolewski on September 1, 2007 at the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort in Lincolnshire, Ill. Full Note

Grace Medrano

Graciela Beatriz Medrano

Sarah (Wolters) Medrano, Bus Ad '96, and Alex Medrano, Law '98, welcomed Graciela Beatriz on April 20. Full Note

Michael Grimaldi, Jour '71, has been appointed to a three-year term on the School Board of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Full Note

Sasman-Jacoby Wedding

Sasman-Jacoby wedding

Joseph P. Ritz, Jour '54, had his latest play, God's Ministrel, published by Lazy Bee Scripts. Full Note

Sarah Sasman, Arts '02, married Samuel Jacoby on December 23, 2006, in Green Lake, Wis. The couple resides in Milwaukee.

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Spirit of Ignatius

Remember deceased loved ones on the feasts of

All Saints and All Souls

The Marquette community, in keeping with its Catholic heritage, offers special prayers and Masses throughout November in memory of and in thanks for deceased loved ones. The names of the deceased will be placed in baskets near the altar in the Chapel of The Holy Family, the St. Joan of Arc Chapel and the Jesuit community chapel.

We invite you to submit the names of those for whom you would like us to pray online at
MU Connect's Spirit of Ignatius page. Click here to submit names


Chicago Tip-Off Dinner


Tip-Off Dinner in Chicago

Friday, October 19

6:30 p.m.
Soldier Field Cadillac Club


CLICK HERE for details and registration


Featured Events

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

Marquette CIRCLES in New York

Date: Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Location: The University Club, New York, N.Y.

Mass & Brunch in Kansas City

Date: Sunday, October 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Cristo Rey High School, Kansas City, Mo.

Pepsi Season Tip-Off Luncheon

Date: Friday, November 9 at 11:15 a.m.

Location: Alumni Memorial Union, Milwaukee, Wis.

Health Sciences Brewery Tour

Date: Saturday, November 10 at 12:45 p.m.

Location: Sprecher Brewery, Glendale, Wis.

Phoenix Club Mass & Brunch

Date: Sunday, November 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Young Alumni Association Annual Holiday Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Ardor, Milwaukee, Wis.






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