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 […]
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,” […]