New College of Arts and Sciences dean named
Marquette University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced that Dr. Richard Holz, associate dean for resources and planning and professor of chemistry at Loyola University Chicago, has been named dean of Marquette University’s Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. Learn about the incoming dean who has served more than 6,000 students, 395 full-time faculty and 50 full-time staff members within Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Marquette's most-shared Facebook photo yet
"St. Joan of Arc Chapel in the Snow" was taken by Marquette student athlete Zach Gaugert,
Bus Ad '16. This photo appeared on the Marquette University Facebook page Feb. 26. Join the more than 300 who have shared or the 2,400 who have "liked" this image.
Marquette University Board of Trustees elects four new membersPatrick S. Lawton, Bus Ad '78, Grad '80, Kelly McShane, Arts '68, Scott H. Schroeder, Bus Ad '92, Grad '96, and Owen J. Sullivan, Arts '79 have been elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees. Learn more about these extraordinary alumni.
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Engineering professor among top 50 African-Americans in technology
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.
See the world with Marquette alumni
Marquette University offers alumni and friends the opportunity to travel abroad each year. Marquette partners with AHI Travel to offer tours to exciting cities and countries around the world. Travelers not only visit historic landmarks, but also get to experience different cultures first-hand and expand their knowledge about interesting lands. There is always an educational component on each trip. Local guides and experts make the history of the region come alive.
DISCOVER: Marquette University Research and Scholarship 2013
From engineering better devices for children with orthopaedic disabilities to healing the broken spine, these are among dynamic research initiatives faculty are developing on campus. Read about these and more cutting-edge research and scholarship through Discover.
Marquette in the News
William Thorn, associate professor of journalism; Steven Avella, professor of history; and Patrick Carey, professor of theology, commented on Pope Benedict XVI's resignation announcement.
Stories appeared in the Wall Street Journal, WISN-TV, WITI -TV, WDJT-TV, WTMJ-TV, WUWM-FM, Wisconsin Radio Network, WTMJ-AM.
Similar stories also appeared on JournalStandard.com, RRStar.com.
See which Marquette events are happening in your area. Check out the full Alumni Event Calendar and register online.
Big East Men's Basketball Tournament Events in New York!
BLUE AND GOLD PRE- AND POST-GAME CELEBRATIONS
Thursday, Mar. 14
352 7th Ave., New York City
Between 29th and 30th Streets
Marquette vs. TBD
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Visit gomarquette.com for complete Marquette men's basketball information.
NEW DATE-Thursday, Mar. 14
Concussion: The Societal Impact of Sports-related Traumatic Brain Injury
9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
The Westin New York at Times Square - Pearl Room
Join Marquette faculty, staff, alumni and friends to discuss the growing concerns of athletes, coaches, parents and the medical community regarding the increased regularity of sports-related concussions and what is being done. REGISTER ONLINE
Big East Career Fair
Friday, Mar. 15
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Madison Square Garden
Career centers from the Big East Conference schools collaborated to offer this recruiting event, featuring more than 80 organizations from various career fields. Open to students and alumni of Big East Conference schools. REGISTER ONLINE
National: Big East Tournament Game-watching sites
Thursday, Mar. 14 - Saturday Mar. 16
Cheer on Marquette's mens basketball Big East champs at one of more than 30 game-watching sites, during post-season tournament play.
Atlanta: Hawks vs. Portland Trailblazers
Friday, Mar. 22
Dinner 5:30 p.m.
Taco Mac CNN Center
Tip-off 7:30 p.m.
Join the Marquette Club of Atlanta for an opportunity to see Marquette alum, Wes Matthews and the Portland Trail Blazers take on the Atlanta Hawks!
Please contact Erin Sheehan, Comm ’08 at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your ticket by Monday, March 18.
North Texas: Mass and Brunch
Saturday, Apr. 6
Mass at 5:00 p.m.
Reception to follow
Home of Peter Bergan, Bus Ad '91, and Maureen Bergan, Arts '92
2724 Bay De Vieux Drive
Network, reminisce and reconnect! Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J., assistant to the vice president for University Advancement, will celebrate the Mass and provide a university update. REGISTER ONLINE
Springing into Action
During spring break, 182 students will travel to 19 sites nationwide as part of the Marquette Action Program. They will teach, farm, feed and build, further recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and comfort those in need.
MARDI GRAS heads to New York this week
Nearly 100 individuals from the student-run MARDI GRAS (Making A Real
Difference in the Gulf Region) organization will support various
service agencies in New Orleans this week during spring break, and the
nearly 15 others will collaborate with New York Cares for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Marquette makes Education Community Service Honor Roll for seventh year
Marquette University was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth,
logging more than 455,000 hours of service to the community each year.
40 days to discover what needs transforming in your life
Learn how college and new friendships challenged the university's director of liturgical programs to find deeper meaning in the seasonal practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.