The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Child Health and Disease, has awarded $241,845 to Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor and director of the Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program. The grant, titled “The efficacy of an oral probiotic to reduce group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization,” is Hanson’s first from the organization. […]
Dr. Brian Schmit, associate dean for research, professor of biomedical engineering, co-director of the Stroke Rehabilitation Center and director of the integrative neural engineering and rehabilitation laboratories, was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Schmit was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the […]
Four students from the Opus College of Engineering placed first for their project, “AI Ready Research Portal,” at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine Hackathon in National Harbor, Maryland. The project developed a portal to search and anonymize radiology reports and images with the ability to link to pathology and genetics information from patients […]
Dr. Rosemary A. Stuart, a Marquette University professor of biological sciences, has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for cell biology research, studying the function and regulation of mitochondrial ribosomes. Mitochondria are commonly referred to as the “powerhouse” of the cell because they produce the energy carrying molecule ATP through a process called aerobic […]
Dr. Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst, associate professor, and Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor, in the College of Nursing, will be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing in November. The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy, practice and science through organizational excellence and effective nursing leadership. Every day across America, the Academy […]
Dr. Michael McCarthy, assistant professor of sociology, has won a pair of awards for his book, Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal. The book, published by Cornell University Press, 2017, was a winner of the Paul Sweezy Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association. The award “goes to […]
Phillip Rocco, assistant professor of political science, was recently interviewed in a new podcast for Scholars Strategy Network’s No Jargon. The interview entitled, “(Paper)Work Requirements” can be downloaded here.
Dr. Doris Walker-Dalhouse, professor of educational policy and leadership, was part of a team of 28 literacy experts that helped write Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals 2017 (Standards 2017)—the first-ever set of national standards guiding the preparation of literacy professionals.
Michael McCarthy, assistant professor of social and cultural sciences, has received the Paul Sweezy Best Book Award for his book, Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal (Cornell University Press, 2017). The American Sociological Association awards the author(s) of the best book published in the past two years in the area of Marxist […]
Recent graduates will spend an academic year teaching in classrooms abroad. This summer, two May graduates and College of Health Sciences students will begin a journey abroad as participants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Kathryn Higgins, Arts ’18, will head to Colombia and Aidan Flanagan, H Sci ’18, is off to Bulgaria. Both will […]