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  • Biological sciences professor receives $900,000 National Science Foundation grant for tropical forest research

    Dr. Stefan Schnitzer, Mellon Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a grant of more than $900,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct a research project to explain how tropical forests maintain extraordinarily high levels of species diversity. The grant through the National Science Foundation’s…

  • Community Corners works to ensure safe, welcoming streets in Near West Side

    The Community Corners initiative is one of five resulting actions of Near West Side Partners Inc.’s 2021 Appreciative Inquiry Summit. The Community Corners team uses multiple sources of data to gain insights into key intersections to ensure a thorough safety intervention that will reduce vehicular accidents and improve these public spaces for community usage.     Kelly…

  • Promoting Assets, Reducing Crime accomplished major projects this fall

    Promoting Assets, Reducing Crime (PARC), an initiative of the Near West Side Partners led by the Center for Peacemaking, engages neighborhood anchor institutions, residents, city leaders and other stakeholders to promote assets and reduce crime in Milwaukee’s Near West Side.   This Fall, the PARC team met weekly to collaborate and complete revitalization projects in the…

  • Staff honored at 2021 Excellence Awards virtual event

    https://vimeo.com/560013763 Five staff members were honored at the 2021 Staff Excellence Awards, which took place virtually this morning. Four staff members were honored with the Excellence in University Service Award and one staff member was honored with the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. Excellence in University Service Awards The Excellence in University Service Awards…

  • Significant progress made on commitments to Black Student Council last fall

    Last September, members of Black Student Council and other students met with Marquette University leaders to discuss specific steps to increase the diversity of the university’s student body, improve the experiences of Black students, foster an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, further involve the Black Student Council in decision-making at Marquette, and assist…

  • Las voces indígenas generan cambios en el campus

    Por Andrea García, asistente de posgrado en la Oficina de Diversidad e Inclusión Institucional Tuve el honor de conversar con dos miembros de la comunidad del campus cuyo trabajo ha sido clave para que Marquette sea un lugar más inclusivo para estudiantes indígenas: Alex Liberato, navajo, estudiante del 4º año en la Facultad de Administración…

  • Marquette Bookshelf: ‘Uneven Futures: Strategies for Community Survival from Speculative Fiction’

    Co-edited by Dr. Gerry Canavan, chair and associate professor of English The explosion in speculative/science fiction across different media from the late 20th century to the present has compelled those in the field of science fiction studies to rethink the community’s identity, orientation and stakes. In this edited collection, more than 40 writers, critics, game…

  • Celebrate the season of Advent with events, concerts and worship 

    By Alex Nemec, marketing communication specialist, University Relations  As the Advent season approaches, Campus Ministry and others on campus have a flurry of seasonal Masses, reflection opportunities, concerts and holiday-themed events planned for the campus and Milwaukee communities.  We hope you enjoy these opportunities to take a break, draw a relaxing breath and reflect on…

  • 2020 Campus Climate Study results released; overall satisfaction but issues persist

    Marquette University affirms that diversity, inclusion and equity are central to fulfilling our Catholic, Jesuit mission and to institutional effectiveness, excellence and sustainability. Organizational growth is best achieved through direct feedback from its community members. To that end, Marquette in early 2020 conducted a climate study to better understand how the university climate contributes to…

  • Graduate Student Organization to host listening session, March 26

    The Graduate Student Organization will host a listening session with Dr. Douglas Woods, dean of the graduate school, on Friday, March 26, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This virtual event will allow participants to connect with others and voice opinions and concerns on how Marquette can continue assisting graduate students moving forward.   Dr. Sumana Chattopadhyay, chair of University Academic Senate (UAS), as well as members…