Contents Spring 2017


Curated: Slam dunkCurated: Slam dunk

Finding artful expression everywhere.

Class ActClass Act

Honors Program students learn what connects philosophy and Kuk Sool Won.

Beyond BoundariesBeyond Boundaries

Wes Richerson, Eng ’17, attended Marquette’s South Africa Service Learning Program to learn more about global health.


Take our full-circle tour of happenings from every corner of campus.

A reminder to noticeA reminder to notice

We started telling stories. We started listening to stories. And just like that, we were back, fifth period: reunited, regrouped, restarted.

Global ties with Medical BrigadeGlobal ties with Medical Brigade

Amy Lovell and Lindsay Wojciechowski strapped on backpacks to join 68 students and health professionals on a medical brigade.

Students tee up a winning gameStudents tee up a winning game

Sports promotion class tees up marketing ideas for U.S. Open. One foursome played a winning game.

On the bookshelfOn the bookshelf

Paul Salsini, Jour ’58, Grad ’85, finished his sixth and final book in the Tuscan series.

Blueprint for changeBlueprint for change

The 890–bed Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., Commons is the first major product of the university’s newly adopted campus master plan.

CAREER grant for solar power researcherCAREER grant for solar power researcher

Dr. Jier Huang is among those at the forefront of new solar technology.

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The road less traveledThe road less traveled

Aishah Alfadhala, H Sci ’13, explores Bolivia's wonder — from the Isla del Sol to Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world.

The game of lifeThe game of life

Ainehi Edoro ignites something students hadn’t guessed they could summon — deep interest in literature.

Deeds not wordsDeeds not words

The Marquette Club of San Diego opened 2017 with its annual Real Chili bash.

Where are they now?Where are they now?

Share your vintage photos!

Daily differenceDaily difference

Mike Baxendale, Sp ’89,  cohost of Bax & O'Brien radio talk show, closed 2016 with a food frenzy.

Pop QuizPop Quiz

Student Chinaza Nwaneri  speaks Igbo fluently.

Away we goAway we go

Sandy Maxx (Sandy Patyk), Comm ’91, with MilwaukeePBS, was among 50 social media users invited to NASA.

Curious questionsCurious questions

It's a simple question ... What Marquette student event do you miss most? Who inspires you?

The Greater GoodThe Greater Good

Sarah and Ross Gray and their son, Callum, rallied in their heartbreak to honor Callum’s identical twin, Thomas.

So tell us ...So tell us ...

How can newbie grads find their workplace passion?

Second actSecond act

Matthew Costello, Grad ’11, ’16, inaugurated a new career in Washington, D.C., — senior historian for the White House Historical Association.

Off and runningOff and running

Ivy Awino, Comm ’13, is breaking barriers in the NBA as the first female DJ for the Dallas Mavericks.