MU CONNECTIONS - The Official Marquette University Alumni e-Newsletter
 September 2006  
2006-07 Men's Basketball Schedule Released

The men's basketball team’s second season in the BIG

EAST Conference will be highlighted by league match-ups

with Connecticut, Georgetown, Louisville, Pittsburgh and

Syracuse, an appearance in the CBE Classic and the 113th

game against in-state rival Wisconsin. Marquette will make

a minimum of nine appearances on national television

highlighted by the regular season home finale on March 3

against Pittsburgh as part of ESPN Gameday. Marquette

will also play two ESPN Big Monday games, as well as

appearances on ABC, CBS, ESPN and ESPNU.


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Marquette moves up in U.S. News & World Report ranking

Marquette University ranks 81st among the top national universities in the
2007 edition of America's Best Colleges, released by U.S. News & World
. Marquette was listed among 248 U.S. universities that offer
undergraduate majors as well as master's and doctoral degrees, the premier
category of institutions ranked by the publication.

Princeton Review considers Marquette one of the best

The Princeton Review listed Marquette as among its "Best 361 Colleges" for
. Particular mention was made of the “state-of-the-art computer facilities”
and the “amazing new Raynor Memorial Library.” Students also noted
Marquette's faculty as "truly top-notch."  One student commented, "Most
professors personally care about the learning experiences of their students
and make every effort to offer help or insight inside and outside of class."

Marquette Magazine wants to hear your best college memory

What’s the one thing you remember about campus? What’s the story you can’t

forget? What part of your college experience was unique to that period in

Marquette’s history? Send us your story in 150 words or less. Your story

may be published in a future issue or on the Web.

What are your classmates up to?
Chris & Adrienne Roche

Christopher Roche, Comm '99, and Adrienne Reum were married
on July 15, 2006 at Gesu Church in Milwaukee. Marquette alumni
and former basketball stars in the wedding party included Brian
Roche, Arts '96, Anthony Pieper, Comm '98 and Mike Bargen, Arts

Full Note

Meghan Walsh

Michael Walsh, Arts ’91, and Aimee (St. Louis) Walsh, Arts ’92, welcomed their third child, Meghan, into the world on May 16, 2006 joining older brother Padraig, and older sister Maura.

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Alumni in Action: Bringing Your Marquette Experience to Life

Get ready to be inspired by the stories of alumni who have put their faith and learning to work in the real world. In honor of the university’s 125th anniversary, the Manresa Project is hosting a series of free events on Marquette's campus Sept. 20-27.

Learn more about Alumni in Action


125th Anniversary

Family Weekend


Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2006

Marquette University Campus

Events include a Friday night fish fry,

Comedy Sportz improv performances,

Nunsense the musical, and a Big East

athletics update featuring men's basketball

coach, Tom Crean!



Featured Alumni Events

Cocktail Cruise on the Potomac River

Date: Saturday, September 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Georgetown Waterfront, Washington, D.C.

AMUW Vegas Night Dinner & Auction

Date: Saturday, September 23 at 4:30 p.m.

Location: Marquette Campus, Milwaukee, WI

Chicago Coaches Luncheon

Date: Thursday, September 28 at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Union League Club, Chicago, IL

Young Alumni Riverwalk Boat Cruise

Date: Saturday, September 30 at 12:30 p.m.

Location: Milwaukee Ale House, Milwaukee, WI

Packers vs. Rams Tailgate in Green Bay

Date: Sunday, October 8 at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

North Carolina Winery Tour & Wine Tasting

Date: Saturday, October 14 at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Horizon Cellars, Siler City, NC

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


CBE Classic

Don't miss the


men's basketball

team in the

College Basketball Experience

(CBE) Classic

(formerly known as

Guardians Classic)

Nov. 12 - 15


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