Contents Spring 2016

We are Marquette

Campus replay: St. Joan of Arc ChapelCampus replay: St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Eighteen thousand terra cotta roof tiles were packed for shipment and a fleet of trucks drove west, bearing this gift to Milwaukee, where reconstruction began in July 1965.


Kids gather at Neu-Life after school every weekday. “It’s a family atmosphere,” says Tracy Hrajnoha, Arts ’08, director of partnerships and community development.

News we don’t want to loseNews we don’t want to lose

The fourth floor of Johnston Hall is home to the small, bustling newsroom for the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

The banished bountyThe banished bounty

While he was a business student, Andrew Terenzio, Bus Ad ’15, learned campus stands smack dab in the middle of a food desert. He decided to do something about it.

Water worldWater world

At the forefront of Milwaukee’s water research work stands an alumnus and Marquette Law School.

“Hacksters, hipsters, hustlers and handlers”“Hacksters, hipsters, hustlers and handlers”

The Commons was launched after Marquette President Michael Lovell hosted a symposium of university leaders from campuses throughout Wisconsin.

Trinity’s harvestTrinity’s harvest

The Trinity Fellows Program was founded by the late Richard A. Burke, Bus Ad ’56, former president of Trek Corp. and a Marquette trustee emeritus. Meet some past Trinity Fellows who continue to make a difference in Milwaukee.

Focus on researchFocus on research

Marquette pediatric dentist Dr. Cesar Gonzalez met Julianna Vogl five years ago, when the five-year-old’s bright smile masked tricky dental issues.

Play that Milwaukee tunePlay that Milwaukee tune

Marquette memorializes Jean Cujé in a way the bassoon player, who died in 1992, would’ve loved — with an archive dedicated to Milwaukee music, musicians and concerts.

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Tasty twist of fateTasty twist of fate

Matt, Comm ’03, Grad ’11, and Katie, Arts ’07, brought Bavaria to Milwaukee.

Flight checkFlight check

Jim Zsebe, Eng '90, knows flying the friendly skies begins before buckling up.

Pushcart purveyorPushcart purveyor

Pete Cooney, Bus Ad '10, brings pops to Milwaukee's palate.

Be the Difference

Two-minute stories