Marquette Wire

Marquette, four other Wisconsin universities receive startup grant

Jennifer Zahn

December 4, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Marquette is about to help small businesses get bigger. Five Wisconsin universities, including Marquette, have received funding from a federal grant to form a statewide coalition in support of entrepreneurs and startups, according...

Celebrating three Marquette milestones

Caroline Campbell

May 3, 2011

Filed under Featured

In 1910, the College of Economics and Journalism was founded at Marquette University. Seven years later, in 1917, they split to form the College of Business and the College of Journalism, the latter of which joined with the speech...

Broken Yolk to crack open new location on Wells

Joe Carey

October 28, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

The weekend morning ritual of many Marquette students involves making the Frodo Baggins-like hike to 20th Street and Wisconsin Avenue to eat a hangover cure in the form of breakfast from The Broken Yolk. But in a few months, that treacherous walk will get a bit shorter. Jim Gotta, ...

Student grows lawn-mowing business from ground up

Joe Carey

September 23, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Usually, your dad only yells at you to mow your own family’s lawn. Ben Schmitz’s father had to do a bit more. Schmitz, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration, owns and operates Benjamin Lawn and Landscape,...

Not another pipe dream: student opens hookah lounge

Joe Carey

September 14, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

If third-year dental student Murtaza Sajan ever opens up his own dental office in the future, his patients could potentially receive a very unusual object at the end of their six-month check up outside the usual mouthwash an...

EA Games hits a glitch

Tony DiZinno

November 19, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

When a player loses at a video game, a screen flashing ‘game over’ usually appears. Unfortunately for 1,500 employees nationwide at gaming giant Electronic Arts, it will be game over next year. Last Thursday, EA announced it...

Panel discusses future of green jobs in Milwaukee

Tony DiZinno

October 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Two major points came out of Tuesday’s business forum on future green job growth in Wisconsin. A panel of experts said more money needs to arrive as expected from part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — commonly...