Marquette Wire

Poet Mary Oliver receives honorary degree

Melanie Lawder

November 14, 2012

Acclaimed poet Mary Oliver, 77, received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Marquette University in front of a sold-out audience of 800 people at a ceremony in the Alumni Memorial Union yesterday. During the ceremony, she...

Prejean speaks on acceptance, forgiveness

Glenn Oviatt

October 13, 2009

“The awakening is always grace.” These were the words Sister Helen Prejean used Thursday night at the Varsity Theatre to describe her journey working with the poor in New Orleans and ministering to death row inmates...