Year-long series of events will launch inclusive conversations on “Freedom Dreams Now” Marquette University is launching a year-long series of inclusive conversations bringing national experts together with those from Marquette and the Milwaukee community. Provost Dan Myers called on several groups on campus, including students, faculty and staff to create a Marquette Forum that is “Inspired […]
Near West Side Partners will host a fall open house and bus tour on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Following a brief presentation by Keith Stanley, executive director of Near West Side Partners, the tour will depart from the Ambassador Inn, located on 2301 W. Wisconsin Ave. The bus tour will highlight a wide […]
Gesu Parish will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 2, in the Parish Center. The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. For $6.50, all-you-can-eat pancakes, along with sausage, applesauce, juice and coffee are included. Gluten free options are available as well. Children under three eat free. Registration is not required; […]
The Office of Intercultural Engagement, Center for Peacemaking, Campus Ministry and MUSG will host an Interfaith Healing Circle on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 4 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. The interfaith healing circle is intended to bring the Marquette community together to pray and reflect on the many instances of violence, racism and injustice that […]
Through a collaborative project initiated by Marquette senior Allison Dikanovic, a new online magazine is telling the stories of teens making a difference in Milwaukee. The stories profile a set of compelling young people — including a self-described peacemaker in Sherman Park, a spoken-word poet and activist, and a young woman who became a SafeZones ambassador […]
President Lovell, Provost Myers and Dr. Welburn co-authored a letter after several incidents of unrest occurred in Milwaukee over the weekend. Read their letter, Milwaukee, our home.
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to join the 2016 Marquette University team for the Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The race will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of 12th Street and Wisconsin Avenue. The Marquette team is open to anyone and interested […]
Marquette has been selected to receive the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award for the Near West Side Partners initiative and several other partnerships that address issues of public concern. Marquette is just one of five universities and colleges nationwide to receive the honor among more than 100 nominations. The award is being presented by […]
Marking the culmination of a 26-week course that began last September, 20 students graduated from the Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) program on June 7. The ACRE program is an industry-supported initiative that recruits and trains minorities for professional careers in real estate development, property management and construction management.
Marquette teams up with Milwaukee partners to reduce crime and facilitate initiatives to improve housing and safety in the Near West Side area neighboring campus, while highlighting and celebrating some of the neighborhood’s gems.