Upcoming Events

  • Latinx Research Scholars (LRSP) Presentation
    August 11th, 2021, 12pm 
    The Latinx Research Scholars Program (LRSP) invites you to join us for a virtual presentation of research by our inaugural cohort of undergraduate scholars. In collaboration with the United Community Center (UCC) and United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS) the following scholars have implemented community-engaged research projects and will share their findings. RSVP here. 
  • AHPRC Pilot Award proposals due
    August 13th, 2021, 4pm 
    The Marquette Athletic and Human Performance Research Center (AHPRC) pilot award program is designed to facilitate and foster collaborative health- and performance-related research between disciplines at Marquette University and with partner institutions. Projects should increase the understanding of athletic and human performance with respect to injury prevention, rehabilitation and optimizing human performance within athletic, healthy and clinical populations. Learn more.
  • Peace Studies course development grant
    June 1st, 2021 
    The center supports the ongoing development and enhancement of the peace studies curriculum. Full-time Marquette faculty members may apply for a $2,500 grant to develop a new course, or significantly revise an existing course, that explores and integrates issues of peacemaking and nonviolence. To be eligible, courses must be offered annually going forward.
    If you are interested, please contact Dr. Louise Cainkar (louise.cainkar@marquette.edu) and T. Michael McNulty, S.J. (tmichael.mcnulty@marquette.edu).

  • Apply for Research Mini-Grant
    Rolling Basis 
    The Center for Peacemaking offers research grants of up to $300 for Marquette faculty to advance research on an aspect of nonviolent peacemaking. These funds can be used for faculty research expenses or to hire a student research assistant. Please complete the appropriate application below.


Success Stories

Marquette, industry partners announce President’s Challenge for COVID-19 response

“When we announced the first President’s Challenge in 2018, the goal was to address areas of need for communities in Milwaukee.” President Michael R. Lovell said. “COVID-19 has had a major impact on all of us, but we are seeing some of our surrounding communities being hit disproportionately hard, and I’m proud that American Family has joined Johnson Control Foundation and Marquette University in our goal to aid in recovery efforts.”

The President’s Challenge will support proposals with up to $50,000 of grant funding for one year and will be selected from each of the following focus areas: Mental health and wellness; Economic revitalization; and Health services.

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AHPRC's Dr. Sandra Hunter on WUWM

Marquette's AHPRC featured on Swedish TV segment

‘Help families:’ Next Step Clinic, winner of Marquette’s first-ever ‘President’s Challenge’ opens

Marquette announces new inner-city mental health clinic as winner of Lovell's grant contest

Marquette University research team studies impact of exercise classes for parents of autistic children

Beyond Coworking: Homegrown Innovation Spaces Are Transforming Second Cities 

Marquette’s Hub for Athletic Performance Opens

Hero of the Week: Dr. Kyana Young, Marquette University Strategic Innovation Fund

New Report Finds Milwaukee's Water Technology Cluster Spurs Innovation and Replenishes Regional Economy

Working as a team, Mike and Amy Lovell tackle Milwaukee's epidemic of psychological trauma

Marquette, WARF announce 2018 'Force for Positive Change' winners

Momentum building in Marquette president's call to tackle trauma epidemic in Milwaukee

Marquette highlights inventors at the Intellectual Property Showcase

Michael Schläppi interviewed about history making rice harvest

707 Hub leaders interviewed on We Are Marquette podcast

Kelsey Otero interviewed about Social Innovation in Wisconsin

Trying to give farmers a new option, MU prof harvests state's first commercial rice crop

Watermarks receives $146,000 federal grant for public art project

A Milwaukee project creates a live atlas of city’s water system

Community Partners Work to Make Fresh Food Accessible on Milwaukee's Near West Side

Whitefish Bay fitness studio offers new way to 'get into' working out with immersive technology


University News 

Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp named ‘Woman of Influence’ by Milwaukee Business Journal

Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, vice president of research and innovation, has been named one of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2020 Women of Influence, a list of 30 prominent business and community leaders from southeastern Wisconsin. Hossenlopp was one of three women in the “Innovation” category of the award.

Women of Influence are leaders within Milwaukee’s professional community. Whether they work in public policy, entrepreneurship, community engagement or research – these women have grown businesses, created products and made southeastern Wisconsin a great place to live and work.

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Bringing home the gold: MU4Gold Scholars program graduates its first cohort of undergraduate researchers

2021 Marquette University/No Studios Filmmaker Fellowship recipients announced

Two projects chosen for President’s Challenge for Racial Justice and Equity Response funding

President’s Challenge for COVID-19 Response winners announced

Marquette Momentum: Three years of the Explorer Challenge — new report highlights innovation at Marquette

Marquette to build new home for Marquette Business and innovation leadership programs

Psychology professor receives Mental Health America award

Embracing Newness - Dr. Kyana Young introduces underrepresented high school students to engineering through hands-on research and training

University announces leadership team for newly launched Institute for Women’s Leadership

We Are Marquette: Advancing Human Performance

Marquette Momentum: Brewed Ideas Challenge supports student entrepreneurs

Marquette Momentum: A first look inside the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center

Artist at Haggerty Museum brings awareness to water sustainability in Milwaukee

Global Water Center Now Accepting Proposals 

Marquette receives national innovation awards

President Lovell introduced a revamped Strategic Innovation Fund at campus address

Marquette Momentum: New Henke Terrace adds outdoor innovation space to 707 Hub

Faculty award recipients honored at Distinguished Scholars Reception on March 20

Kuali Research is now live for proposal development

Changes Announced to the Strategic Innovation Fund, including a New Name

2017 Strategic Innovation Fund Awardees announced

Marquette launches new innovation space, 707 Hub