Contents Winter 2016

We are Marquette

Playing it forwardPlaying it forward

Student Ian Kloehn is legally blind. “I can see everything,” he says. “It’s just blurry.” His vision for helping others is anything but.

First encountersFirst encounters

Seeing Pope Francis during his visit to the United States taught Dan Barrett, a junior in the Diederich College of Communication, that building faith requires taking chances

Feel welcome?Feel welcome?

Is Marquette comfortable, inclusive and welcoming to all students and staff? Nearly 4,300 people respond, pointing out strengths and areas where the university needs to improve.

Foley Scholar beginsFoley Scholar begins

James Foley Scholarship holder Jacob Zelinski helps Marquette celebrate the life of journalist alumnus Jim Foley.

Campus Q&ACampus Q&A

Yes, the application essay matters. Connie Bennett would know that best since she reads thousands of essays written by prospective students every year in her role as senior assistant dean of undergraduate admissions.

Pulitzer proudPulitzer proud

The centennial of the Pulitzer Prize recalls the award-winning work of Marquette alumni who claimed journalism's top honor.

The tick tock of the master clockThe tick tock of the master clock

Dr. Jennifer Evans wins $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of biological rhythms on health.

Lightning roundLightning round

Studying NFL rule change to reduce head injuries, tropical rain forest and climate change, dental advances, and ecological dimensions of Nazism.

Menace mosquitoesMenace mosquitoes

Malaria kills 430,000 people annually, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Class Notes

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In the grooveIn the groove

Amanda Frank, Comm ’13, works in the “insanely competitive” music industry.

Passing the batonPassing the baton

Sherry Daley Jung, Arts ’62, began twirling a baton at age 3 and at age 15 founded the Daley Debutantes.

Slingin’ sauceSlingin’ sauce

Brian Golinvaux, Bus Ad ’96, is the mastermind of Lillie’s Q Sauces.

Be the Difference

Two-minute stories