Women are few and far between in the male-dominated — and thriving — high-tech world. While other science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields are slowly improving the gender balance, majors like computer science, computer engineering and IT are actually getting worse.
The arrival of University President-elect Michael Lovell brings the possibility to reverse a decade-long trend of increasingly costly philanthropy to the school.
There is a nationwide movement to improve conditions for adjunct instructors, including recent efforts to unionize part-time faculty at Marquette.
This university is constantly under attack. The prize at stake: the identity of its students.
Like many other undergraduates at Marquette, Brianna Hansen is working her way through college and taking out huge loans to finance the payments. To hear that the university is adding $1,280 to tuition for the 2014-15 school year is still stressful, despite it being the lowest increase in four years.
Marquette Student Government has more than $250,000 in its reserve fund — more than five times times the amount required by MUSG’s financial policies — with no plans in place to use it.
Marquette Student Government held the first of a series of meetings to review the Student Organization Funding process Wednesday night. President Sam Schultz, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, formed the Ad Hoc Committee on Student Organization Funding Review in November after pledging SOF reform in the 2013 spring MUSG elections.
Repairers of the Breach, a homeless shelter located five blocks north of campus, is preparing for another long Milwaukee winter. Although the shelter is primarily a daytime resource for the homeless, it keeps its doors open at night when wind chill temperatures reach a life-threatening 10 degrees.
Anthony, 48, ended an 18-month period of homelessness in March 2013 and continues to struggle with his addiction to smoking cocaine after spending a combined total of 25 years in prison.