Marquette University Archives

John Lewis marches on: The Congressman’s visit to Marquette

July 23, 2020

By Wyatt Massey with intro by William S. Gooden During his long and illustrious career, Representative John Lewis has received many prestigious awards for his work as a civil right leader and a U.S. Congressman. But one very special award in August 2014 brought the distinguished icon to Milwaukee, to welcome the class of 2018,… [Read More]

Marquette President offers new President’s challenge to improve Milwaukee’s central-city neighborhoods

March 15, 2018

Marquette University President Mike Lovell, in partnership with the Johnson Controls Foundation, unveiled a new $250,000 initiative to break the cycle of poverty, crime and joblessness in a Milwaukee neighborhood by addressing one or more of the critical areas in which neighborhood inequities exist, including health, education, safety, housing, transportation and economic prosperity. The initiative… [Read More]

NABJ awards Marquette University senior Marissa A. Evans, student journalist of the year

April 21, 2013

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is proud to announce that Marissa A. Evans, a senior at Marquette University, is the 2013 Student Journalist of the Year. Evans is one of several honorees who will be recognized this summer at NABJ’s 38th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Orlando. Evans is studying journalism with… [Read More]