Marquette Wire

MU assists Catholic education and institutions

Caroline Roers

September 5, 2013

Marquette launched a new Institute for Catholic Leadership at the beginning of the semester aiming to further support Catholic K-12 education and communities. The institute, housed at 1618 W. Wells St., will provide training...

Students spend spring break serving others

Emily Wright

March 7, 2013

While most of the Marquette student population will try to unwind during spring break after midterms, some students will travel across the country to give back to those less fortunate. The Marquette Action Program, known as MAP, is sponsoring 18 trips to 12 different states this spring break. More...

New Catholic high school considered for Milwaukee

Andrea Anderson

April 26, 2012

The city of Milwaukee is exploring the possibility adding a Catholic high school geared towards low-income students, and led by the Cristo Rey Network, a national organization that oversees 24 private Catholic high schools with...

MPS ends pension program

Joe Kaiser

April 19, 2012

Milwaukee Public Schools plans to end a 30-year-old supplemental pension program for teachers by freezing current teachers' payments to the fund and denying new teacher participation. The decision will be enforced on July...

Teach for America succeeds in Milwaukee

Caroline Campbell

March 8, 2011

Twenty-one years ago, Wendy Kopp founded Teach for America, an organization that places graduate students in high-need classrooms across the country. What started with 500 corps members in six cities has now expanded to more than 8,000 active ...

State of the Union Highlights

Tony DiZinno

January 28, 2010

[Click here for coverage of Gov. Jim Doyle's State of the State address Tuesday] President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address Wednesday night, outlining the challenges facing the country one year aft...