MU CONNECTIONS - The Official Marquette University Alumni e-Newsletter
Vol. 1 No. 1
— May 2005 —

Marquette University Receives
Single Largest Donation; $28M

Continuing their noble history of giving back to their alma mater, J. William, Arts '51, and Mary Diederich, Arts '52 have made the largest single donation in Marquette's history — $28M to the College of Communication, which will be renamed the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication in their honor and establish the college as one of the top institutions for educating students in the converging worlds of print, broadcast and electronic media.



Students take strategic AIM in new class

Eleven Marquette business students will soon have the chance to invest and manage $500,000 of the university’s endowment as participants in Applied Investment Management (AIM), a new program that will train them to become investment research analysts through traditional class work and hands-on experience.

Curran Paul Curran,Bus Ad '88, and his wife just had a baby boy! Henry Paul Curran was born on April 7, 2005. Schuhmacher

Tracy (Dieck) Schuhmacher,
Jour '85,
finished the 41st Pillsbury Bakeoff in Hollywood, winning the $10,000 prize in the Fast Snacks and Appetizers category!

Schmid Scott Schmidlkofer, Law '01, has opened his own law firm, Schmidlkofer & Toth, LLC in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, with fellow alumnus, Mark Toth, Bus Ad '96, Law '01. Connolly

Peter Connolly, Jour '65, recently published 374-page novel entitled The Last Slider, a thriller set in a Connecticut shipyard.

What are you up to? Submit a class note of your own!

Evening at the Boston Pops

Date: Saturday, June 11th at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Boston, Tiger Lily
Register Now!

Join the Marquette Club of Boston for an Evening at the Pops; Red, White and Blue Pops, directed by Bruce Hangan. Pre-concert reception begins at 6:00 p.m., concert to follow at 8:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

To find out more about the events presented below and to register, click on the event title.

A Night at the MUvies

Date: Saturday, June 4th at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee, Weasler Auditorium on campus

Cocktails & Conversation in D.C.

Date: Tuesday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hotel Washington

Real Estate CIRCLE in Chicago

Date: Wednesday, June 15th at Noon
Location: Chicago, Chicago Athletic Association

Durham Bulls vs. Rochester Red Wings
Date: Saturday, July 16th at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Durham, N.C., Durham Bulls Athletic Park

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Tell us how you met your spouse at MU! We'll share the best "love stories" in an upcoming newsletter!

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Congrats to Gary & Karin Morris (Synold), Bus. Ad '00, shown above!


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