Marquette Wire

HILLIS: The Syrian conflict and why ignorance is never bliss

Helen Hillis

September 10, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

$15. $1 per week. $0.17 per issue. $15. That is how much college students pay for a semester-long subscription to the Wall Street Journal. Perhaps you’d prefer $23.50 for the New York Times. Get rid of price tags altogether...

Neuroscience research focuses on cocaine addiction

Eric Oliver

May 2, 2013

Filed under News

Drug addicts escape from stress or aversive life effects through drug use, said Robert Wheeler, an assistant professor in the biomedical sciences department, while presenting his research Tuesday in Schroeder Complex. Whe...

New initiative for brain research proposed

Eric Oliver

April 9, 2013

Filed under News

President Barack Obama proposed the BRAIN – Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies – initiative last week, asking Congress to spend $100 million to develop technology that would accurately map what each...

In forum, Pilarz talks strategy with students

Melanie Lawder

October 4, 2012

Filed under News

Marquette Student Government sponsored a student forum with University President the Rev. Scott Pilarz and Provost John Pauly Tuesday to listen to student reactions about the five themes the administration decided would guide the univers...

Seminar to shed light on depression

Elise Angelopulos

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

Nearly one out of ten Americans suffer from light or chronic depression, a serious affliction that especially affects students dealing with the stress of moving away from home to begin college. The College of Health Sciences...

Study says organic food not healthier than conventional

Eric Oliver

September 13, 2012

Filed under News

A recent Stanford University study has created a stir in the food world by reporting that there is little evidence to support claims regarding the benefits of eating organic foods. The study, published in the Sept. 4 issue of t...