A Prayer for the New Year
Marquette University offers best wishes for a blessed, healthy and prosperous 2013. Read A Prayer for the New Year from Frederick Zagone, S.J., chaplain of the Marquette University Alumni Association.
National Marquette Day is March 2
Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 2, as Marquette alumni and friends gather worldwide for National Marquette Day as Marquette vs. Notre Dame. Game-watching parties are again scheduled across the globe and this year’s event takes on special meaning with the last time Marquette will host Notre Dame in BIG EAST conference play. Learn more about game-watching locations, including organizing an event in your area.
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Marquette alumnus, journalist captured in Syria
Journalist James Foley, Arts '96, was captured by unidentified gunmen in Syria on Thanksgiving day, according to his family through freejamesfoley.org. As shared in the Fall 2011 issue of Marquette Magazine, Foley was captured in Libya in April 2011 and released 45 days later. The thoughts and prayers of the Marquette community are with him and his family for a safe return. Submit a prayer to be shared on Marquette's campus.
2012 at Marquette: The year in pictures
It's been another exciting year at Marquette. From Hank Aaron's Commencement speech in May to the Marquette Law School poll, view the year in pictures that celebrates We Are Marquette 24/7.
University remembers alumnus Jerome Whitehead
Marquette University mourns the loss of Jerome Whitead, Bus Ad '78, who died in December in the San Diego area. He was considered a key member of the 1977 men's basketball NCAA championship squad. A moment of silence was observed at the men's basketball game against the University of Connecticut on Jan. 1.
The Science of Sledding
For those living in colder climates, sledding with family and friends can be a fun way to embrace winter. Chris Stockdale, Marquette associate professor of physics, headed for the hills and provides a fun and educational look at the science of sledding.
Marquette In the News: Big Ideas 2012
The Marquette University Law School Poll, College of Nursing's Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation and School of Dentistry's expansion project were recognized among "Big Ideas 2012" in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
See which Marquette events are happening in the area. Check out the full Alumni Event Calendar and register online.
Minnesota: Winter Pub Crawl
Saturday, Feb. 2; 6:00 p.m.
Meet at the VFW, Lyndale Ave.
Gather with fellow alumni for an evening of fun in Uptown as the Marquette Club of Minnesota hosts its 6th annual Winter Pub Crawl.
Washington, D.C.: Mass and Brunch
Sunday, Jan. 13; Mass - 10:00 a.m., Brunch - 11:15 a.m.
St. Patrick's Church, The Hotel Monaco
John Carroll Society Annual Mass and Brunch
Join Marquette alumni, parents and friends for the annual John Carroll Society Mass and brunch.
Milwaukee: Retreat and Brunch
Living Ignatian: A Call to Inspiring Leadership
Saturday, Feb. 2; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Westmoor Country Club
You are invited to a morning of inspiration and reflection as we engage in an Ignatian understanding of the call to leadership in our lives.
Southern California: Reception and Ballet
Hamburg Ballet’s The Little Mermaid
Friday, Feb. 8
5:30 p.m.: Reception hosted by Bette and Wylie, Law ’65, Aitken
7:30 p.m.: Ballet
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Join Marquette alumni, parents and friends at a pre-reception for John Neumeier’s, Arts ’61 ballet adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s
The Little Mermaid.
Register for the reception.
Submit a prayer to the Marquette Community
Are you or a loved one in need of strength or support? Submit your prayer request to be shared with the Marquette community.