The week’s theme is “Who Cares? Charity, Justice and the Quest for the Common Good.”
University President Michael Lovell announced many plans at his first State of the University address Thursday, including the commissioning of the Department of Public Safety to become a police force and a partnership with the Milwaukee Bucks.
At a median price of $59, Marquette men’s basketball tickets are the 25th most expensive in the country, according to the Vivid Seats Men’s Basketball Tickets Report, but there’s a method to the madness.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received a $300,000 donation last week to create a scholarship fund for graduates of the Milwaukee Public School system.
Marquette is still searching for new College of Business Administration and College of Engineering deans.
Due to mild December weather, the construction project for Marquette’s new Jesuit Residence between Schroeder Hall and the Alumni Memorial Union is on track to open by fall 2015, according to project manager Kathy Kugi.
In 2014, salaries for male full professors at Marquette averaged $121,600 a year. Salaries for their female counterparts, on the other hand, averaged $108,000.
Associate professor Marta Magiera is working to train Marquette’s aspiring math teachers in a way that challenges the way math was previously taught.
Catholic Relief Services set plans to turn Marquette into a fair trade campus, starting with a Sodexo directors meeting Jan. 29.