For many college students, this is the first time they will have to be completely self-reliant, which can be quite overwhelming. The purpose of this article is to underscore the importance of a balanced schedule and illustrate how this can be achieved at Marquette, with the help of our community. Welcome!
By Dr. William Welburn, vice president for inclusive excellence Today is a historic moment for our country, as President Biden officially declares Juneteenth a federal holiday – the first new one in decades. As a young adult, the word “Juneteenth” was an enigma to me. I grew up in Pennsylvania, more than 1,700 miles away […]
Dear Marquette community, In the wake of George Floyd’s death last spring, Pope Francis decried the sin of racism, saying Catholics “cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life.” No exercise of justice can undo the hurt that […]
Dear Marquette community, We feel such pride in our nation when we see how many people turned out to vote in Tuesday’s election—and how many of those were Marquette students and first-time voters. We believe that a key part of the college experience is to become civically engaged and to discover the issues about which […]
As the 2020 presidential election approaches, the Office of Mission and Ministry shares resources for civic engagement through the lens of Ignatian spirituality. “We find ourselves in challenging times. The issues facing our world are profound and complex. There are no simple answers. Choosing to take action on one issue may directly impact in a […]
By Dr. William Welburn, vice president for inclusive excellence “I can’t breathe…” These are haunting words, especially in the midst of a pandemic that has taken away the breath of more than 360 thousand people worldwide. How do we share our feelings of frustration at a time when we should be together but are so […]
Dr. Karisse Callender, assistant professor in the College of Education’s Counselor Education Counseling Psychology Department, discusses self-compassion techniques that can help during the stress of a pandemic.
When nurses and doctors needed face shields, a couple of young Marquette engineers started creating them.
The staff offered insights into the summer job market and some techniques to help expand the search for first post college jobs and summer internships.
When a group of friends had to cancel their annual trip, they donated to Marquette’s Bridge to the Future fund.