News about Research



Poet of the Pandemic

An alumna's experiences with change, grief and healing helped her touch a worldwide nerve through this crisis. November 8, 2020




Volleyball alum educates youth about voting, writes children's book

Former Marquette volleyball middle blocker Gwyn Jones is looking beyond this election to get people especially children, excited about voting. November 10, 2020



R2 school

 Marquette to remain as an R2 school

There are three possibilities: R1 - doctoral universities with very high research activity, R2 - doctoral universities with high research activities and D/PU - doctoral or professional universities. October 27, 2020



Physics in a box

Thanks for their instructors' crafty hack, students in online labs use items like rubber bands, paper clips and LEGOs to solve complex physics problems. October 2, 2020 




McNair program offers graduate school guidance 

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program provides incoming sophomores, juniors and seniors in college
with the necessary skills needed to have successful undergraduate and graduate academic careers. 
October 6, 2020 




Student organization supports women in STEM

Marquette's Association for Computing Machinery-Women has been sponsored to attend the Grace Hopper celebration. "As someone who has mentored many student researchers over the years, I know that attending a national conference can be a life-changing experiences." September 22, 2020


cultural immersion

 Virtual culture immersion 

Whether teaching in-person or online, Dr. Scott Dale gets creative to give his Spanish students an insightful experience of "being there." September 15, 2020


solving pandemic

Solving pandemic problems: Feeding those in need

Marquette computer science professor leads President’s Challenge-winning project to boost food bank distribution and help those struggling with food insecurity. September 14, 2020



Taking care of business

Students learn what it takes to run a business by starting their own. Kat Djokic is entrenched in every aspect of her business, from cleaning the cafe to hiring baristas and working with developers on the details for all of Vida's retail locations. December 11, 2019



Gait Change

Dr. Gerald Harris - with an eager team of student researchers - takes gait analysis labs global to help children's orthopedic issues. As part of a service-learning trip, they got to practice skills and concepts learned in class in an extraordinary real-world setting. September 18, 2019 



The secret to happiness

Psychology professor researches what makes life fulfilling. February 4, 2016



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