Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1.5 million gift from the estate of Capt. John A. Orlandini. Orlandini, a 1960 graduate of Marquette, suffered a life-changing injury during his time in the Navy. He pledged an estate gift to the physical therapy program to help students who will […]
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 […]