Contents Fall/Winter 2015

We are Marquette

Lightning round on Marquette researchLightning round on Marquette research

Wonder what research attracts Marquette faculty scholars? Take a look at a few examples.

Team treatment — exercise with spinal injuryTeam treatment — exercise with spinal injury

“When you hear spinal cord injury, you think paralysis,” Schmit says. “But only about half of people with spinal cord injuries are paralyzed.

New equation for math teachersNew equation for math teachers

Better preparation for math teachers

Campus Q&ACampus Q&A

Under Dr. Charles Franklin’s direction, the Marquette Law School Poll became the largest independent polling project in state history.

Campus replay — Commencement 1964Campus replay — Commencement 1964

“It is fair to describe yours as a generation of unusually genuine and intense concern with social justice and intellectual freedom.”

Girl powered — merging function and fashionGirl powered — merging function and fashion

Senior design project creatively merges function and fashion

I am robot — battling it out in BrazilI am robot — battling it out in Brazil

RoboCup 2014 was as intense as the World Cup.

Banner moment celebratedBanner moment celebrated

One important inaugural event offered the chance to look back on a banner moment in Marquette history.

The march continuesThe march continues

The books, apple and toothbrush he stuffed inside were not preparations for class. They were preparations for going to jail.

An exclusive circleAn exclusive circle

Dr. Ulrich Lehner received a letter last fall that caused him to whisper, “Oh, my.”

Go green — rallying around recyclingGo green — rallying around recycling

The Marquette University Student Government funded two sustainability projects this year.

Fulbright winner — stretching boundaries Fulbright winner — stretching boundaries

Somer Nowak, Arts ’14, has always known she was different.

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Animal farmAnimal farm

Tammera Dykema, Bus Ad ’92, knows a great spot to pick up chicks.

Disney thrill rideDisney thrill ride

The most thrilling ride for Jenni Magee-Cook, Arts ’92, didn’t happen on a roller coaster.

Facebook fanaticFacebook fanatic

Genevieve Grdina, Comm ’09, spends her work time like many employees — on her Facebook page.

Be the Difference


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