Graduate School Announcements

Graduate Student Career Portal has launched

September 24, 2020

The Graduate School launched a new section for Marquette University graduate students to access career development, share events and help guide them to their career during and after graduate school. The Graduate Student Career Portal offers resources and opportunities for students to connect to their future. While you are there, check out the current communication paid internship opportunity.


December 2020 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony cancelled

September 8, 2020

The December 2020 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony has been cancelled.  Those doctoral students who applied for graduation and indicated that they would like to attend this celebration have been notified by email and will automatically be included for the May 2021 All University Commencement celebration.  A variety of factors, including the current global pandemic, were considered carefully in this difficult cancellation.


Graduate student named investment software fellow

July 24, 2020

Igor Gayday, a graduate student in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected for an investment fellowship from the Molecular Sciences Software Institute.

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Marquette offering mask matching in giving program


Marquette University has announced a new giving program where it is offering a logo-branded face mask for donors who contribute to benefit students who are training to be on the frontlines of health care. The gift will be matched with a mask given to a current Marquette student.

The mask giving campaign runs through July 24, with donations accepted online.


Marquette University professors receive $1.7 million grant for neuroscience research on substance use disorder in women


Dr. John Mantsch, chair and professor of biomedical sciences, and Dr. Matthew Hearing, assistant professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University, received a $1.7 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health for their neuroscientific study on substance use disorder in women.

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Doctoral students sweep Catholic Biblical Association of America’s Emerging Scholar Fellowship

Paul Cizek and Israel McGrew, doctoral theology students and graduate assistants in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, have each been awarded the Catholic Biblical Association of America’s 2020 Emerging Scholars Fellowship.


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Making humanities graduate education affordable

The Graduate School is providing a new tuition model for all incoming students in humanities graduate programs for Fall 2020. Take advantage of our three-year pilot program, which includes a 57-percent reduction in the student credit hour rate, resulting in a $500 per credit hour rate for students in the following M.A. programs: Christian Doctrine, English, History, Theology and Philosophy


"Bridge the City” Helps People Take Action


Trinity Fellows Kyle Hagge and Ben Rangel wanted to change the narrative in the media about Milwaukee and it's communities of color.  They started a podcast which hopes to change the narrative and help bridge and heal Milwaukee. 

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Nursing Assistant Professor and Schmitt Fellows Named President

Dora Clayton-Jones, assistant professor and Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellow in the College of Nursing, was named president of the International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates. "Some people think it’s cured. They are advancing science, but remedies like bone marrow transplants aren’t widely available. Gene therapy is still in development. So, we still have work to do in finding a cure and on the psychosocial level,” she said.

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U.S. News releases 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings

PA, MS in nursing and part-time MBA improve

U.S. News and World Report last week released its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings. Several Marquette programs moved up in the rankings, particularly those in health sciences, nursing and business.

The Physician Assistant Studies program in the College of Health Sciences is ranked 26, up from 40 previously.

In the College of Nursing, the Master of Science program moved up to 49 from 82, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program moved up slightly to 60 from 66.

The Graduate School of Management’s part-time MBA program is now ranked 48, up from 70 the year prior. The Executive MBA held relatively steady at 14 compared with 13 last year, and the graduate program in accounting is ranked 35 (19 previously). Additionally, the graduate programs in finance and supply chain management are ranked 31 and 14, respectively — neither program was ranked last year.

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