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Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service receives $350,000 in funding for operations also announces initiative to grow endowment

The nonprofit newsroom and project of the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, has received $350,000 in new funding. June 10, 2021



Bringing home the gold

MU4Gold Scholars program graduates its first cohort of undergraduate researchers. May 19, 2021





Marquette finance students advance to sub-regional finals of CFA Research Challenge

This is the 11th time in the past 13 years that a Marquette AIM team has advanced beyond the Wisconsin CFA Research Challenge.  March 15, 2021



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


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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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