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Institute for End of Life Care Management
Director: Sarah A. Wilson, associate professor of nursing
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Phone: (414) 288-3860
The College of Nursing at Marquette is committed to changing the status of end of life care in America. Established in 2003, the Institute for End of Life Care Education aims to improve the quality of care for dying persons and their families. Persons who are terminally ill, as well as their families, have multiple physical, spiritual, psychosocial, family and economic needs. The institute addresses these needs through professional education both for nursing students and those already in the workforce, community education, and academic research.
National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School
Director: Matthew Mitten, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs
Phone: (414) 288-7494
Assoc. Director: Paul Anderson, adjunct assistant professor of law
Phone: (414) 288-5816
Office Phone: (414) 288-5815
Office Fax: (414) 288-5818
Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Website: http://law.marquette.edu/cgi-bin/site.pl?2130&pageID=160
NSLI Historical Information:
Founded in 1989, the National Sports Law Institute (NSLI) is affiliated with Marquette's Sports Law Program. The NSLI was the first and is still the only institute of its kind in the country.
- To be the leading national educational and research institute for the study of legal, ethical and business issues affecting amateur and professional sports from both academic and practical perspective.
- Provide educational opportunities for law students as well as current and future leaders in the sports industry.
- Provide a national forum for discussion and consideration of American and international sports issues and encourages input by persons and organizations with a wide range of viewpoints.
- To promote a legal environment in which sports at all levels of competition will flourish, and also serves as a resource for the media and public.
The NSLI organizes and hosts conferences on a variety of topics such as Sports Law in the 21st Century, Sports Facilities and Development and Intellectual Property Issues in Sports; a variety of seminars including Disability Issues in Sports Law and Sports Officials and the Law; and, a variety of workshops.
The NSLI Publications:
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- Marquette Sports Law Review
- For the Record, which covers a wide range of issues relating to professional and amateur sports;
- Sports Facility Reports, which provides detailed information about the ever-changing sports and entertainment facilities industry (available online).
- You Make the Call, which provides readers with synopses of recent cases in sports and entertainment law (available online).
Institute for Natural Family Planning
Director: Richard Fehring, associate professor of nursing
Phone: (414) 288-3838
Fax: (414) 288-1939
The institute was established in 1997 to provide professional education, research and service in natural family planning (NFP).
- provide NFP teacher training for health professionals;
- conduct research and scholarship in NFP;
- develop and offer innovative NFP services;
- cooperate with the Catholic Church in the advancement of NFP
The core of the institute is the NFP teacher-training program which offers the most modern methods of natural family planning. Natural family planning provides couples with a natural means of determining the times when they are fertile so they may achieve or avoid pregnancy. Modern methods of natural family planning rely on biological signals that couples can easily detect and learn to interpret. The Marquette Model of NFP incorporates the latest fertility monitoring technology with traditional natural biological markers of fertility.
U.S. Cities Evaluating Marquette Model of NFP:
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- St. Louis
- Oklahoma City
Institute for the Transformation of Learning
Director: Howard Fuller, distinguished professor of education
Phone: (414) 288-5775
Fax: (414) 288-6199
To support exemplary options that transform learning for children, while empowering families, particularly low income families, to choose the best options for their children.
The Institute Offers:
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- Planning for Milwaukee's charter, independent and private schools;
- Comprehensive audit services for existing Milwaukee schools;
- Guidance for existing schools to become fully accredited;
- Forums for research;
- Discussion and advocacy for changing the way young people learn, especially the poor;
- Neighborhood Technology Learning Centers with computer technology and youth-focused instruction;
- Professional Development Center, which helps educators improve teaching and learning processes;
- Wisconsin Charter School Resource Center, which works to create a positive environment for quality charter school development.
Institute for Urban Life
Director: Thomas Jablonsky, Harry G. John Professor of Urban Studies and associate professor of history
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Phone: (414) 288-5300
Fax: (414) 288-3259
The institute was established in 1994. It promotes the mission of the university through its support of various academically based projects. Among the current programs receiving assistance fro the institute are the Harry G. John Scholarships, the Marquette University press; Urban Life Book series,the master of arts in public service's nonprofit specialization, and urban-focused curriculum enhancement grants. the director of the institute holds the Harry G. John Professorship in Urban Studies.