Zilber Hall, 435
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Related Partners and Initiatives
The Office of Research and Innovation was created in January 2015 to advance the university’s strategic initiatives around research and innovation, including its goal to double research funding over the next five years, and to provide an infrastructure that supports idea generation, entrepreneurship and commercialization across campus. The office oversees a variety of functional areas, including research compliance and sponsored programs, and several key initiatives, such as the university-wide The Explorer Challenge, the 707 Hub powered by Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative, and Marquette’s presence at the Global Water Center.
On Wednesday, Lovell announced the winner: a mental health clinic tailored to the needs of one of Milwaukee’s most severely de-industrialized and downsized inner-city neighborhoods. Lovell extolled the clinic's ambitions to seek out children and families affected by the city's epidemic of civilian psychological trauma and the mental disorders and developmental afflictions that arise with statistical predictability in the wake of violence, abuse, abandonment, drugs and chronic stress.