American-Made Innovation Sparking Economic Growth, a report released by The Science Coalition, identifies 102 companies that exist because academic researchers had access to competitively awarded grants from agencies including the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Promentis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a […]
The Brewed Ideas Challenge, a student pitch competition, will take place on Wednesday, April 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the 707 Hub. Eleven finalists will pitch their ideas for prize money totaling $17,000. A reception and awards ceremony will follow. Registration is available online. For more information, visit the 707 Hub website.
Promentis Pharmaceuticals, a Milwaukee company co-founded by Drs. John Mantsch and David Baker, professors in the Biomedical Sciences Department, raised $26 million, including $17.2 million in its third round of funding. The investment will finance key clinical trials of its most promising compound targeting neuropsychiatric disorders. “This unique compound is one of the first attempts to […]
Adonica Randall was eight months pregnant with her first child, Monique, in 1979 when the call came from the White House. A certified radio isotope handler, Randall was summoned to the nation’s capital to help officials determine the scope of the Three Mile Island accident in Pennsylvania. Despite being on a no-fly restriction from her […]
The new 707 Hub, located on the first floor of the 707 Building, will host an opening ceremony on Monday, March 27, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. A brief program with remarks from university leadership and student innovators will begin at 4:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Register online.
The Office of Research and Innovation will host a pop-up café on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Holthusen Hall 341. This event is part of a series that will be held throughout the spring semester and will allow Marquette students, staff and faculty the opportunity to network with members of the […]
Marquette’s College of Nursing on Thursday, Nov. 10, dedicated its new Pleasant Prairie location where students can earn an accelerated master’s in nursing degree in as few as 18 months. Nearly 70 people, including prospective students, attended the ceremony, which began with a reception and tours of the facility, followed by remarks and a brief […]
The preproposal form is now available for those wishing to apply for the Strategic Innovation Fund. The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 21. For more information, contact the Office of Research and Innovation.
The University Innovation Council, which is charged with developing and implementing the application process for the strategic innovation fund, will host an innovation ideas fest Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the AMU Ballroom. The event will include an overview of the application process, as well as the opportunity to explore […]
Marquette University on Wednesday, Oct. 12, unveiled its Campus Master Plan, the culmination of 18 months of data gathering and analysis, campus-wide feedback and forums, and an extensive scenario-building process. Vice President for Planning and Strategy Lora Strigens led a presentation in front of more than 400 members of the campus community, which also featured […]