The Magazine of Marquette University | Summer 2006

 

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On the way to Ph.D.

Aesha Adams and Ebony A. Utley joined Marquette's faculty as the 2005-2006 Mitchem Dissertation Fellows. They are spending the academic year on campus, working on their dissertations with faculty mentors and teaching one course each in their respective disciplines..

He's written 100 law textbooks

“During his first year on Marquette's faculty, Jay Grenig wrote a treatise on California education law. As it went to print, he thought about a second book. Now, he's planning for books No. 101 and No. 102.”

Enrollment strategy

Marquette's Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Roby Blust crossed the final "t" for Blus"t" on the last offer of admission and brought to a successful close the recruitment season for Marquette's 2006 freshman class.

Dahm gets McCahill Award

Brianna Dahm, Arts ’05, earned countless awards representing the Blue & Gold on the running track. But she stood at center court during halftime of the Marquette vs. Connecticut basketball game in November to accept her final award, the 2005 McCahill Award.

How do you build a museum?

How do you preserve the history of a culture of people? That challenge is confronting Lonnie Bunch — and he welcomes it.

Breathless season

In case you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a sample of how Marquette performed early in Big East competition.

New dean sold on Marquette

During her first visit to campus Janice Simmons-Welburn realized something seemed familiar. She had read about Marquette’s library in The Chronicle of Higher Education — and now she was in it.

"McGuire" returns for second run

Actor Cotter Smith made people believe — for an hour — that Al McGuire was back at Marquette. If you missed it once, don’t miss it again.

Getting a global I.Q.

Marquette is one of 16 universities chosen by the Association of American Colleges and Universities to participate in a two-year project committed to injecting opportunities for global learning in undergraduate education.

The neuroscience edge

Marquette is expanding its doctoral specialization in the rapidly growing discipline of neuroscience. The broadened program, administered as part of the biological sciences graduate program, will center on the teaching and research scholarship of 11 faculty members in the departments of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences.

English program judged excellent

The first-year English program received the highest kind of praise when it was awarded a Writing Program Certificate of Excellence by the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

Scholars teach theology

Marquette places great importance on helping students understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions and to the other religions of the world. And our faculty earn recognition for scholarship and achievement.

Engage the world

A Marquette education puts students in touch with the world.

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