Amina Gautier, a former Marquette University Mitchem Dissertation Fellow, was awarded a 2018 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. Gautier was a fellow at Marquette from 2004-05. She is the first first African American woman to win this award. More information is available online.
Sara Abdulrasool and Kiersten Wenthold, graduate students in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Marquette University, were each awarded an $11,000 Counseling Fellowship From National Board for Certified Counselors and affiliates Upon graduation, Abdulrasool intends to work with transition-age minority youth and young adults who are from underprivileged backgrounds like she is. She has an interest in those who […]
A physics undergraduate student has received a $4,000 fellowship from the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium through a NASA training grant. Alexander Garces will work with Dr. Brian Bennett, professor and chair of physics, to help develop a treatment for yeast infections using a natural plant extract. “Yeast infections can be anything from annoying to deadly,” […]
The Klingler College of Arts and Sciences awarded nine recipients from all over the college’s vast academic departments. These awards recognize faculty, students, and staff for exemplary contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service. More information and a list of award winners can be found online.
Marquette University’s American Student Dentist Association chapter received the top honor during the 2018 ASDA conference in Anaheim, California. The Marquette chapter was named the “Ideal ASDA Chapter” for its activities, advocacy, fundraising and membership during the Gold Crown Awards ceremony. It was the second time in five years that the Marquette chapter won the […]
Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Dr. Josh Star-Lack, principal scientist of applied research at Varian, have received a $2,482,601 U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Computed Tomography radiation dosages in patients. Their research is in collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. […]
The Marquette community would like to congratulate Dr. Ruth Ann Belknap, professor in the College of Nursing, who has been selected to receive the 2018 AMUW Nora Finnigan Werra Faculty Achievement Award. This extremely competitive and prestigious award honors and recognizes a female faculty member who has excelled in research, teaching, and service to Marquette […]
Ulrich Leher, professor of theology, is a finalist for the Assocation of Catholic Publishers (ACP) Excellence in Publishing Awards in the category “theology” for his work “God is not Nice.” The goal of these awards is to recognize the best in Catholic publishing. The “theology” category includes books on the topic of Catholic theology, whether scholarly monographs or more popular […]
Dr. Lisa Hanson, CNM, FACNM, professor in the College of Nursing, was recently awarded the 2018 ACNM Excellence in Teaching Award. This award honors one teacher from each ACME pre-accredited/accredited education program who has shown outstanding qualities for teaching, who has inspired students to excel and who repeatedly promoted high standards of midwifery education. She […]
Dr. Kate Ward and Dr. Conor Kelly, both assistant professors of theology, were invited to speak at a series of meetings between theologians and bishops discussing Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on family life, ‘Amoris Laetitia.’ The conference was led by a team of seven theologians and 47 U.S. Catholic bishops from across the U.S. Meetings […]