Contents Fall 2015

We are Marquette

Campus replayCampus replay

George Andrie, Arts ’62, played in five NFL Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl and competed in the iconic Ice Bowl with the Dallas Cowboys, but one memory still stung.


Top advice from our study abroad experts includes turning off your Netflix account.

“Welcome to camp read”“Welcome to camp read”

Dwyane Wade visits children enrolled in the Live to Dream Summer Reading Program.

Civics testCivics test

Interactive website gives people a way to think about how to fund top cultural and entertainment priorities.

Star quartersStar quarters

Marquette's new Jesuit Residence is named in honor of Dr. E. J. O'Brien, the father of Patricia Schneider, the facility's lead donor.

Campus Q&ACampus Q&A

Adrienne Ridgeway talks about helping Marquette student-athletes, particularly the men’s basketball team, succeed academically.

Two new deans (and one familiar face)Two new deans (and one familiar face)

Dr. Brian Till, Keyes Dean of Business Administration, and Dr. Kristina Ropella, Eng ’85, Opus Dean of Engineering, get started.


My Jesuit education drew me out. It made me more human. It shaped me to be the difference in a complex world. — Joseph Simmons, S.J., Arts ’04

Draft day: MilwaukeeDraft day: Milwaukee

The first class at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee teams up with corporate sponsors at draft day.

Shock and showShock and show

Dr. Brooke Mayer leads research team that is testing a new way to clean drinking water.

Jump forceJump force

Freshman men’s basketball player Henry Ellenson tests his jump force in new research at Marquette.

Lightning roundLightning round

Highlighting faculty research, including Dr. Norah Johnson's work to mitigate stress for children with autism spectrum disorder.

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Fettuccine funFettuccine fun

Tamara Brey, Eng ’96, pedaled her way through Italy this summer with a Ciclismo Classico tour group.

Voice of ChicagoVoice of Chicago

WGN Radio's Voice of Chicago Steve Bertrand, Jour ’85, trained for broadcast journalism but said "Yes" to radio.

Quantum leapQuantum leap

Holly Bevsek, Arts ’89, chairs the chemistry department at the nation’s prestigious military college, the Citadel.

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