Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University
Marquette University alumna Bernadette Steep, Arts '44, Grad '67, who died May 4, left an estate gift of $2 million to be divided between Marquette's College of Education and Law School, recognizing both Bernadette's teaching career and the law career of her younger sister, fellow alumna Mary Ann Steep, Arts '53, Law '90. The gift is the largest ever to the College of Education. Read the full story.
Marquette researcher receives $2.6 million grant to fund brain studies
The grant awarded from the National Institutes of Health to Dr. John Mantsch, professor and chair of biomedical sciences in Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences, will fund research on the effects of stress in drug addiction relapse.
"Despite decades of research, there is still no FDA-approved medication for the treatment of cocaine addiction," Mantsch said. "This is due in part to fundamental gaps in understanding neurobiological processes that promote drug relapse, which we aim to address." Read the full story.
College of Communication students contribute to series focusing on health care for the poor
Marquette University students from the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication teamed with journalists from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to produce national and local reporting with a two-part series focusing on how poverty and health intersect. Both news outlets published the work in their print and online editions. Read the full story.
See the world with fellow Marquette alumni travelers
Love to travel? Then join Marquette alumni and friends on one of our fascinating international excursions scheduled with AHI Travel. Enjoy a special discount on some of the upcoming trips. Find an upcoming Marquette alumni trip to satisfy your wanderlust.
Guess the Year!
A Marquette tradition: pie eating contest at the annual block party.
Get the answer.
Alumni Reunion Weekend: Find your way back home
Thursday, July 24 - Sunday, July 27
Did you graduate in a year ending in 4 or 9? It's your reunion year! Marquette will welcome five- to 45-year reunion classes, the 50-year Golden Jubilee class and alumni of the Educational Opportunity Program back home to campus. The weekend will include class parties, the Block Party and Marquette Fest, and many more activities. Visit the Alumni Reunion Weekend website.
45th Anniversary Celebration of Educational Opportunity Program
Documentary Film Screening - Open to the Public
Friday, July 25 - Sunday, July 27
Marquette University campus
Whether or not you are celebrating your reunion, join us as we welcome all EOP alumni back home to Marquette University. Enjoy a dinner dance with old and new friends. Plus join the community for a screening of a documentary demonstrating the impact of EOP and similar programs at Marquette on graduates and the community. Register now.
St. Louis: Bowling 'N' BBQ
Friday, July 18, from 6 p.m. to close
2725 Sutton Blvd., Maplewood
Celebrate Wisconsin-style bowling and BBQ with Marquette alumni and friends. Special guests include Jim McIlvaine, Comm '94, retired NBA player and former Marquette basketball player; and Mark Brady, Arts '84, who will be serving his American Royal Barbecue Contest award-winning barbecue. Register now.
Colorado: Jazz in the Park
Sunday, July 20, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
City Park - Bandstand Pavilion on Ferril Lake
Colorado Blvd. and 17th Ave., Denver
Enjoy music by The Dexter Payne Quintet and fare from Denver’s food trucks. Bring blankets or folding chairs; then relax for the evening. Register now.
New York: Minor League Baseball
Friday, Aug. 1, 7:00 p.m. First Pitch
Richmond County Bank Ball Park
75 Richmond Terr., Staten Island
Join Marquette alumni, parents and friends for a Star Wars-themed family night at the ballpark when the Staten Island Yankees take on the Lowell Spinners. Register now.
July reflection for Alumni Reunion Weekend
We’ll see a few more wrinkles than we had 20 years ago; a little less hair than 30 years ago; a few more pounds than 40 years ago.
We’ll hear stories of success and failures; laughter and maybe a few tears. We overhear someone shout, "Is it really you?"
We thank God for the years we have shared, the good times we’ve had, the challenges presented to us, the blessings we have received.
We thank God for Marquette University, those who taught us and those who influenced us, for having helped to get us to where we are today. We remember our classmates who are no longer with us.
We ask God to bless Marquette University so that future generations will have the opportunities we had; the education we received; the recognition of God’s presence that we share.
We ask God to bless us as we remember, We Are Marquette!
Frederick Zagone, S.J.
Chaplain, Marquette University Alumni Association
Meet a new Marquette international student and help them get to know the greater Milwaukee community
Marquette's International Friendship Program is looking for individuals and families interested in spending time with a new international student over the course of the academic year. This is a great opportunity to learn about a new culture while participating in your usual social or family activities. Get more information and submit your application by Sept. 15.
Find your volunteer passion
As a Marquette graduate, you know what it means to live life as a person for others. Share the excitement and camaraderie of Marquette with your
community! Volunteering can take as little or as much time as you would
like, in a group or on an individual basis. Explore your volunteer options and sign up to learn more about volunteering with Marquette.