Marquette Momentum: Follow Marquette University In the News

Here is a recap of recent Marquette University news stories being covered by local, regional and national media.

  • President Michael R. Lovell shared that “an on-campus academic and cocurricular experience is foundational to a transformative Catholic, Jesuit education at Marquette” in a letter to the Marquette community announcing plans to return to an in-person academic and residential campus experience for our students this fall. (See full story below)
  • “You can’t empathize with somebody else if you’re not looking at them in a human way,” says Mahmood Watkins. “You can’t empathize with people who’ve been incarcerated, or are incarcerated, if you’re not looking at them as human beings.” (See full story below)
  • Local leaders came together in early March to talk about equity and justice in public health. The discussion was part of a series of community conversations hosted by Marquette . Panelists talked about responding to the public health crisis while also advancing equity and justice through community engagement. (See full story below)
  • Biz Times Milwaukee featured the university’s plans to break ground for its new home for Marquette Business and innovation leadership programs. “This marks a defining, historical moment for Marquette,” president Michael Lovell said. “Our new facility will serve as a major catalyst to grow the pipeline of future Catholic, Jesuit-educated business leaders for years to come. We have witnessed truly remarkable generosity for this project by our passionate Marquette community.” (See story below)
  • Jasmine Hernandez graduated from Marquette’s nursing program last May in the middle of the pandemic. She’s now a nurse at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. “I was looking forward to graduation from the moment I stepped on campus,” Hernandez said. “That was just a huge milestone, not only for me but for my parents. They’ve made so, so many sacrifices for me.” (See full story below).



Marquette University Alumni Association

Stories for the Marquette University alumni community. #WeAreMarquette