MU CONNECTIONS - The Official Marquette University Alumni e-Newsletter
 July 2006 
Reunion Weekend 2006


Hunger by Lan Samantha Chang


Alumni invited to participate in Marquette's
First Year Reading Program

Now in its fourth year, Marquette University's First Year Reading Program, a component of the Manresa Project, aims to provide each class of new Marquette freshmen with a common educationally purposeful experience. This year alumni
are invited to participate as well. Please add Hunger, by Lan Samantha
, to your summer reading list.

The Manresa Project encourages everyone on campus to read the book and hopes to initiate a number of programs and discussions in the year ahead.
Contact Susan Mountin, Jour '71, Grad '94, director of the Manresa Project,
with questions at (414) 288-3693.

  • Davis, Kincaid receive Way Klingler Fellowships to advance
    humanities and science research

    Dr. John B. Davis, professor of economics and Miles Research Fellow, and Dr. James R. Kincaid,
    professor of chemistry and Pfletschinger Habermann Chair, have received Way Klingler
    Fellowships to advance their research efforts.

What are your classmates up to?
Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley, Bus Ad '78, partner of Deloitte & Touche, has been named the National Industry Leader for the Diversified Manufacturing & Industrial Products Sector of the Manufacturing Industry Practice.

Full Note

Marissa Dobbs

Janet Dobbs, Jour '85, and her husband, Chuck Ulie, Jour '88, welcomed their second child, Marissa, on June 2, 2005.

Full Note

What Are YOU Up To? Submit a Class Note TODAY!
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Help Marquette students!

Marquette students need you

As an MU student you may have asked yourself, what can I do with my major?
How can I find an internship in my hometown? Who can I network with in a
particular company? What is it really like to work in my chosen profession?

Share your career story with current students by answering eight simple
. You may be featured in an "Alumni Highlight" in an upcoming
Career Services Center newsletter that will be e-mailed to all Marquette
University students.


Alumnus serves community through Archdiocesan Legal Network

Ray Pushkar

Ray Pushkar, Arts ’60, Law ’63, along with his law firm,
McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP, was formally presented with a
Volunteer Recognition Award on May 15, 2006, at the Archdiocesan
Legal Network Reception in Washington D.C., for his and his firm’s
longstanding dedication to serving the legal needs of the less fortunate
in the D.C. community.

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Do you have a great story about a Marquette community member
who is making a difference? Send us an e-mail


Featured Events

Want to see what events are happening in your area?
Check out the online Event Calendar!

Click on the event titles below for more information and
online registration.


Milwaukee Club 16th Annual Golf Outing

Date: Friday, July 14 at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Western Lakes Golf Club, Pewaukee, WI

Colorado Young Alumni: LoDo Tour and Pub Crawl

Hosted by Regis University

Date: Saturday, July 15 at 5:00 p.m.

Location: Regis Lowell Campus, Denver, CO

North Texas Summer Student Send-off

Date: Saturday, July 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Home of John an Renee Barrett, Highland Village, TX

Physical Therapy Department's 50th Anniversary

Date: Friday July 28, 2006 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: Marquette University Campus, Milwaukee, WI

Second Annual Jay Balchunas Memorial Golf Outing
Date: Saturday, August 5 at 1:00 p.m.
Location: New Berlin Hills Golf Course, New Berlin, WI

Vegas Night!



Marquette student is in the race...

Marquette mechanical engineeering student Jason Taghikani has been selected as one of 20 finalists for the reality TV series, Racin' for a Livin.' Only five drivers will be selected for the show, where they will compete for a 2007 NASCAR Busch Series ride.

Jason Taghikani
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