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Honors beyond Straz Tower

Honors beyond Straz Tower

Claudia Brokish December 3, 2014

Every year, 100 students take part in the Honors Program, taking classes and usually living together in the Straz Tower residence hall, but now the program is transitioning to be more friendly for students...

The Home is the Clinic

The Home is the Clinic

Natalie Wickman October 1, 2014

For Dominique Jones, a Milwaukee resident and a mother of a 3-year-old, getting health care is already difficult. But getting mental health care for her child, who she said had multiple behavior...

MU addresses tech gender disparity

MU addresses tech gender disparity

Erin Heffernan May 1, 2014

When Theresa Le walked into her freshman seminar for computer engineering majors, she realized she was one of just three women out of more than 50 students. Le, now a junior in the College of Engineering,...

Michael Vanderhoef, vice president for University Advancement, said he is excited to work with University-elect Michael Lovell with regard to fundraising. Photo by Rebecca Rebholz / rebecca.rebholz@marquette.edu

MU needs new fundraising efforts with new leadership

Rob Gebelhoff May 1, 2014

  The arrival of University President-elect Michael Lovell brings the possibility to reverse a decade-long trend of increasingly costly philanthropy to the school. “(Lovell) will have...

Infographic by Ellery Fry/ellery.fry@marquette.edu

Adjunct professors vie for union rights due to low wages

Kelly Meyerhofer February 13, 2014

L.J. Cooper, a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences, is planning for a dangerous career path: working as a tenured English professor at a university. Nationally, the number of tenure-track...

Infographic by Rob Gebelhoff/robert.gebelhoff@marquette.edu

Cyber security a constant concern on college campuses

Erin Heffernan February 6, 2014

This university is constantly under attack. The prize at stake: the identity of its students. Justin Webb, Marquette’s information security officer, has overseen the university's cyber security...

Infographic by Maddy Kennedy / madeline.kennedy@marquette.edu

Small increase marks turnaround in tuition trend

Rob Gebelhoff January 28, 2014

Brianna Hansen, a junior in the College of Communication, is a full-time student working one job at WISN-TV and two more on campus. “I work from 2 a.m. to noon, and then I go to class,” Hansen...

Photo by Xidan Zhang/xidan.zhang@marquette.edu

No plan in place to address $250,000 held in MUSG reserve

Alec Brooks January 23, 2014

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. The...

Photo by Valeria Cardenas/valeria.cardenas@marquette.edu

Ad hoc committee begins review of student organization funding

Joe Kvartunas January 23, 2014

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 &...

As weather chills, homelessness in Milwaukee remains issue

As weather chills, homelessness in Milwaukee remains issue

Rob Gebelhoff December 5, 2013

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,...

Anthony Washington, 18 months homeless

Anthony Washington, 18 months homeless

Rob Gebelhoff December 2, 2013

Anthony Washington, a member of Repairers of the Breach, adjusts his tan fedora as he sits down at a table on the second floor of Repairers’ center. He takes off his thick glasses and places them in...

Dennis Heller, 6 months homeless

Dennis Heller, 6 months homeless

Rob Gebelhoff December 2, 2013

Dennis Heller, 66, smiles while sitting in the staff office of Repairers of the Breach. It’s a sunny Friday afternoon near the end of September, and he is wearing a black collared shirt and brown pants....

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