Marquette Wire

Engineering Hall awarded LEED-gold certification

Caroline Roers

September 12, 2013

Sensenbrenner, Johnston and Marquette halls are among the buildings that the university hopes to become Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Engineering Hall received LEED-gold...

Lecturer discusses the unpleasant reality of “green” engineering

Melanie Lawder

November 1, 2012

P. Aarne Vesilind, an author and former professor of civil and environmental engineering at Duke University, visited Marquette Tuesday to discuss the unpleasant reality of "green" engineering and corporations’ motives for engaging in green ...

Plenty of participation and excitement surround Earth Week at MU

Elise Angelopulos

April 26, 2012

As Earth Week events continue on campus this week, Marquette is also celebrating being named one of seven green colleges in Wisconsin last week by the Princeton Review. According to the Princeton Review website, Marquette was chosen because the university received high...

Bottling up waste: Activist groups take initiative

Kara Chiuchiarelli

November 4, 2010

    Reduce, reuse, recycle — it seems simple enough. But for some colleges around the country, those three Rs are no longer enough to promote sustainability on campus. Many universities have gone above and beyond with in...

Dirty art, clean message

Sarah Elms

April 29, 2010

Street art is everywhere, especially in urban environments. Usually, spray paint is found on buildings, dumpsters and train cars, a permanent fixture until someone else paints over it. However, around the city of Milwaukee, ther...

It’s not easy being green

Pat Simonaitis

April 22, 2010

The world will not end for environmental activists today when the Wisconsin Assembly will most likely not pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, but the news will make Earth Day 2010 bittersweet for those who want to power Wisconsin to the forefront of the Midwest’s green movement....

MUSG reflects on past, future

Matthew Reddin

December 10, 2009

Next semester, Marquette Student Government plans to follow up on goals set so far this year. President Henry Thomas, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Vice President Stephanie Stopka, a senior in the College...