Contents Fall 2016

We are Marquette

Fulbright’s bright lightsFulbright’s bright lights

Marquette senior Olanrewaju Awosika, and Dr. Richard Taylor, professor of philosophy, received Fulbright recognition this year.

First inside CubaFirst inside Cuba

Marquette is one of the first American law schools to visit Cuba since diplomatic relations reopened.

Blending biomedical expertiseBlending biomedical expertise

Marquette and the Medical College of Wisconsin announced the creation of a joint biomedical engineering department that melds the strengths of both institutions.

Connecting around autismConnecting around autism

The Autism Consortium at Marquette, headed by Dr. Amy Van Hecke,  is proof that innovation can rise out of perceived failure.

Open for businessOpen for business

Every business freshman enrolls in Business Day 1, a one-semester, three-credit course on business fundamentals.

Campus replay — Remembering Mother Teresa’s visitCampus replay — Remembering Mother Teresa’s visit

President John P. Raynor, S.J., presented Mother Teresa with the Père Marquette Discovery Award in 1981.

Scholarship honors Oneida WWI heroScholarship honors Oneida WWI hero

An endowed scholarship named for Dr. Josiah A. Powless, Med 1904, will support the recruitment and retention of Native American and under-represented minority students.

Back in actionBack in action

Helping people resume activities they love is the objective of Marquette's Adaptive Abilities Club.

Focus on Research: Could cancer be a key?Focus on Research: Could cancer be a key?

Dr. Murray Blackmore believes a key to treating spinal cord injury could come from a seemingly unlikely source: cancer.

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Startups mogulStartups mogul

Startups jockey to catch the eye of Joe Kirgues, Bus Ad ’05, cofounder of gener8tor.

Keeping skaters sharpKeeping skaters sharp

Enjoyment of the physically taxing life of an athlete is far from the only opportunity Sarah Arnold, Grad '14, found to stay involved with skating.

Bats to elephant earsBats to elephant ears

Marjee Chmiel, Arts ’99, Grad ’03, helps teachers create a sense of discovery in the classroom by creating curriculum inspired by the Smithsonian Institute.

Be the Difference

Two-minute stories