Contents Winter 2017


President's messagePresident's message

November events and conversations focused on a better future for our students, our understanding of the world and our work together.

The game of lifeThe game of life

School Principal Robert Croston brings magis and cura personalis to his Chicago school.

Curious questionsCurious questions

Curious questions It’s kind of a simple question…What inspires you?

Curious questionsCurious questions

What MU student event do you miss most? Answer our curious questions in every issue.

Where are they now? Vintage photoWhere are they now? Vintage photo

Share your vintage photos!

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

How can newbie grads find their workplace passion?


Finding artful expression everywhere.

Class ActClass Act

Sketchnotes for engineers.

Beyond BoundariesBeyond Boundaries

Communication senior Michelle Miller shares an international discovery.

Engineering grads: getting down to businessEngineering grads: getting down to business

Business, engineering and Milwaukee's Rexnord join forces for engineering grads.

Rising upRising up

Nicole Grehn lost control of everything when her heart stopped. She’s taking it back now.

On the bookshelfOn the bookshelf

“I thought I knew my religion.” — That type of dawning can make a teacher sing.

Defining traumaDefining trauma

The Behavior Clinic’s track record earns recognition as a “nationally replicable model” and a major grant.

Marquette forumMarquette forum

The university launches a conversation format designed to inspire thinking — together — about racial justice and inequality.

What I nearly missedWhat I nearly missed

“There’s no such thing as monotony when you’re a bus driver for kindergartners."


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

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Off and runningOff and running

Daniela Castillo, Arts ’14, turned a lifelong passion for animals into her own business, Dogs MKE.

The Greater GoodThe Greater Good

Bill Kraus, Comm '92, honors American heroes, BBQ style.

The road less traveledThe road less traveled

They summit Mt. Ebert and celebrate the moment with a Marquette salute.

Away we goAway we go

Cubs fan William Hinsdale, Arts ’72, reps Marquette at the third game of the World Series.

Pop QuizPop Quiz

The “voice” of Marquette’s TV commercial, Megan Bianco, mixes studies, sticks and service.

Daily differenceDaily difference

Because Joan (O’Connor) Brennan, Nurs ’81, a trained school psychologist heard a comment 14 years ago.

Deeds not wordsDeeds not words

Alumni clubs What’s shakin’? Check out these alumni activities and more. Visit

Second actSecond act

He answers the phone “Dr. Lloyd Walton,” which would elicit a delighted chuckle from Coach Hank Raymonds.