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Wild admits mistake with Arts & Sciences dean offer

Christopher Placek

May 7

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University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild says the offer made to Jodi O’Brien to become the next dean of the College of Arts & Sciences was made prematurely without “as much due diligence as was called for.” “We deeply regret our mi...

Abbottsford RA connected to four burglaries

Christopher Placek

May 6

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A resident assistant in Abbottsford Hall has been connected to four burglaries in the residence hall, according to the Department of Public Safety. Two students noticed their missing personal items in their resident assistant’s...

Closing time for Hegarty’s

Christopher Placek

May 4

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For three weekends in April, Jim Hegarty’s Pub hosted an “18 Bars Gone Memorial,” offering drink specials to honor campus bars long lost. Alumni and students were invited to toast old watering holes like the Avala...

Covenant program promises students chance at Wisconsin colleges

Christopher Placek

April 29

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Eighth grader Vaughn Taylor says he wants to build houses for a living. Classmate Kelly Kirkwood wants to be an OBGYN. Both students from Thoreau Elementary School visited Marquette yesterday, hoping to return in four years...

Hegarty’s announces closing

Christopher Placek

April 28

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Jim Hegarty’s Pub announced Wednesday that it will be closing permanently. Hegarty’s, 1120 W. Wells St., is being evicted from the property as a result of bankruptcy proceedings, according to Mary Pat Pfiel, senior director...

Calendar 4/20 CP1 ML2 MN3

Christopher Placek

April 20

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Tuesday Soup with Substance, “Fundamental Freedoms Under Israeli Occupation,” AMU 407, 12:30 p.m. “Bifurcations in Markov chains — using Markov chains to identify bifurcations in time series,” Stephen Merrill,...

Calendar 4/13

Christopher Placek

April 13

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Tuesday, April 13 Daily Employer Career Panel: Technical panel, Holthusen Hall first floor, Career Services Seminar Room, noon to 1 p.m. "Biomedical Engineers — The Renaissance Men and Women of Modern Science," Anthony Sances...

Calendar 3/11

Christopher Placek

March 11

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Thursday, March 11 Marquette vs. Villanova viewing party, Union Sports Annex, opens at 11 a.m., game at 1 p.m. “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker, Sensenbrenner Hall, Eisenberg...

Calendar 2/25

Christopher Placek

February 25

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Feb. 23 “Crisis Communication: Navigating AIG Through the Storm,” Nicholas Ashooh, former senior vice president for corporate communications at American International Group, Alumni Memorial Union ballrooms, 7:15 a.m. Marquette...

Calendar 2/11

Christopher Placek

February 11

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Thursday H1N1 vaccination clinic, Alumni Memorial Union first floor lobby, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., free with MUID Handmade valentine sale, Lalumiere Hall, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) suicide prevention...

Calendar 2/04

Christopher Placek

February 4

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Thursday H1N1 vaccination clinic, Alumni Memorial Union first floor lobby, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., free with MUID Student Nursing Association blood drive, AMU 157, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anxiety screenings, Holthusen Hall 205, noon...

Law School donation largest from practicing attorney

Christopher Placek

February 2

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Wylie Aitken was only 20 years old when he entered Marquette Law School in the early 1960s. He arrived there a year earlier than most of his peers — his GPA allowed him early entry to the school after just three years of undergraduate studies at Santa Ana College and...