Marquette Wire

Study abroad adds new online service learning opportunities

Matthew Harte, News Reporter

January 24, 2017

The Office of International Education is offering new opportunities in service learning for the spring semester. OIE developed a new online course for students studying abroad. Service learning involves a combination of instructio...

Marquette Service Learning Honored

Melanie Lawder

September 25, 2012

Marquette’s service learning program was selected as the Experiential Education Program of the Year by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). The award will be presented to Marquette Oct. 5, at the annual NSEE...

‘Nickel and Dimed’ calls for change

Matthew Reddin

February 11, 2010

In "Nickel and Dimed," Barbara Ehrenreich cleans hotel rooms and tries to make a living on minimum wage. The question journalist Barbara Ehrenreich set out to answer seemed simple: can a single woman work and live on minimum wage for a month? And the answer was no. Now, the...

Stuck in translation

Sarah Milnar

February 4, 2010

Her name is Ashley. On Mondays she goes by “Ee-cee." Though wise with age, they can’t pronounce Ashley. They are four Mexican immigrants, mostly in their 50s, who have been dropped in a strange country with strange tradition...

Dorothy Day community lives, works for social justice

Glenn Oviatt

September 10, 2009

At first glance, Straz Hall’s third and fourth floors seem like ordinary residence hallways. But the students living on these floors are taking part in the first year of a unique living experience: the Dorothy Day Social Justice Living Learning Community. Composed of 44 Marqu...