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Amazing grace The university community remembers the courageous, compassionate life of journalist James Foley, Arts ’96, at a vigil on campus. READ ONLINE COMMENTS ON PAGE 51.


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Katie Coldwell knew the courtyard and the women at Sant’Ana prison needed a garden.

28 F E AT U R ES

24 Shaping an animator Journalist to animator to film director. James Ford Murphy, Jour ’86, talks about the unusual path that led to directing Pixar’s new short film, Lava. C H EC K MULTIME DIA ADDITIONS

Get more at marquette.edu/magazine-lava. COVER STORY

28 Finding God in a concrete jungle

16 Hitting the ground running

Katie Coldwell, Arts ’09, wanted to be a missionary. She discovered what that means behind the walls of one of Brazil’s largest women’s prisons.

For Marquette’s new president, the run up to his inauguration is a sprint to connect and set a new pace for the university. CH ECK M U LTIMED IA AD D ITIO N S

C H EC K MULTIME DIA ADDITIONS

Get more at marquette.edu/concrete-jungle.

Get more at marquette.edu/inaugurationvideos.php.

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24 For Pixar film director James Murphy, characters matter.

Silence in the delivery room was the first sign that something was wrong. Emily’s birth and diagnosis with Down syndrome launched Kathleen, Comm ’95, and Dan, PT ’95, Oberneder on a mission of love —  and Milwaukee will share in its reward. SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

53 Profound gratitude The 2014 President’s Society Honor Roll of Donors

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See more of Marquette’s historic inauguration weekend in videos posted on our website at marquette.edu/ inaugurationvideos.php. Online extras this issue

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NEWS FROM CAMPUS

we are marquette 6 being the difference

> Fulbright winner — stretching boundaries

> Go green

> An exclusive circle

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8 on campus NE W T H IS ISS U E

> The march continues

> Banner moment celebrated

> I am robot — battling it out in Brazil

> Girl powered — merging function and fashion

> Campus replay — Commencement

research watch Learn what faculty are studying.

1964 and more

13 academic matters

> Campus Q+A on polling

14 focus on research

> New equation for math teachers

> Team treatment — exercise with spinal injury

> Lightning round on Marquette research

in every issue 3 Greetings From Dr. Michael Lovell

Editor: Joni Moths Mueller Copy Editor: Becky Dubin Jenkins Contributing Writers: Jessica Bazan, Comm ’14; Ann Christenson, Comm ’90; Marcus Covert; Brian Dorrington; Stephen Filmanowicz; Chris Jenkins; Jesse Lee; Marlo Marisie, student-intern; and Wyatt Massey, student-intern Design: Winge Design Studio, Chicago Photography: Ned Ahrens; Danny Alfonso; Charles Barry; Doug Bierer, photography studentintern; Katie Coldwell; Stewart Cook; Dan Johnson; John Nienhuis; Pixar/Disney; Kat Schleicher; and Ben Smidt Illustrations: Copyrighted © Michael Austin, p. 5; BSIP (Z775)/Custom Medical, p. 15; James Yang, p. 41 Stock photography: Copyrighted © Henrik Sorensen/ Taxi/Getty Images, cover

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Class Notes > Genevieve Grdina, Comm ’09 PAGE 37 > Jenni Magee-Cook, Arts ’92 PAGE 39 > Tammera Dykema, Bus Ad ’92 PAGE 43 > Weddings PAGE 45 > In Memoriam PAGE 46 > Births PAGE 50

51 Letters to the Editor Readers weigh in with their views 52 Tilling the soil Exploring faith together


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On more than one occasion, I’ve been asked if anything has happened since I joined Marquette University as its first lay president that confirmed I made the right choice. My reply has been that something happens every day that lets me know I did. Here are some examples of what has occurred since my family

FROM PRESIDENT DR. MICHAEL R. LOVELL

and I joined the Marquette family on July 1.

No one would ever consider me a candidate for appearing on

Dancing with the Stars. But with the help of students attending the inaugural ball, I found myself doing the Cupid Shuffle. And with the guidance of residents of Cobeen Hall, I was among those doing the Wobble Dance at halftime of our men’s soccer game against the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Maybe it was the dance that helped the team recapture the Milwaukee Cup from our crosstown competitors. Regardless, these were welcomed gestures of fellowship on behalf of our students.

There has been a further sense of fellowship and more of

a spiritual connection with our students when I’ve been able

Keep up with the president on Twitter “The work before us is a marathon, not a sprint. Will you join me, MU Nation?” @ PresLovell

to attend Tuesday night Mass at St. Joan of Arc Chapel. Those feelings were intensified Sept. 18, when the inaugural Mass was held at Church of the Gesu. I was overwhelmed by emotions as I stood at the front of the church to offer a reflection, looking out at my family and friends who had traveled short and long distances to be part of the celebration. It was one of those moments that lets you know you are being sustained by the Holy Spirit.

The inauguration ceremony the next day was also filled with

emotions, this time fueled by the incredible energy in the Al McGuire Center. Major speaking events such as an inauguration are fascinating because, until you get on the stage for the actual event, there’s no way to gauge just how much the audience is going to support the presentation. When I rehearsed in the Al that morning, it was a little flat. But I knew that was in part from

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there being no audience. The thousands of people who filled the chairs and bleachers in the afternoon delivered all the energy I needed and more.

It has not been just the large events that have convinced

me that coming to Marquette was the right thing to do. During inauguration week, I was rushing through the Alumni Memorial Union from one event to another when a student stopped me for just a moment and handed me a handwritten note.

Brooke Miller, a College of Business Administration

sophomore, wrote: “Words cannot express how thankful the Marquette community is to have you as our president.” Brooke went on to tell me how she checked out my Twitter account (@ PresLovell) and saw that I had gone to McCormick Hall the night before to enjoy a hot cookie. For her, that was the

“I look forward to getting to know alumni in the coming year through the campus, community and athletics events that many of you return to, as well as at the ‘Journey Continues’ tour across the country.”

example that made her want to express her appreciation for my efforts to engage with students and make an impact on their lives.

It’s worth noting that every day, students do the exact same

thing to me: make the effort to engage me and make an impact on my life. Marquette is the fourth university to employ me and is by far the friendliest. It extends far beyond students, with faculty and staff also taking time to extend a welcome and share positive and constructive insights, either in person or by email.

After my first several meetings with alumni, I knew a warm

welcome was being extended to me by those who have already graduated, too. I look forward to getting to know alumni in the coming year through the campus, community and athletics events that many of you return to, as well as at the “Journey Continues” tour across the country being coordinated by University Advancement.

I know I made the right choice to come to Marquette

University and look forward to the new heights we’ll reach in the years ahead.

Michael R. Lovell PRESIDENT

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

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being the difference : 6 on campus : 8 academic matters : 13 focus on research : 14

we are marquette W H AT ’ S T H E M E A S U R E ? Of boundaries stretched, bottles recycled, teams convened

to solve problems, risks accepted with hope of creating greater goods, words chosen to inspire and ignite? It depends on who listens. Read about people who listen and lead in this issue — and catch their fire.

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go green RALLYING AROUND RECYCLING The Marquette University Student Government funded two sustainability projects this year: water bottle refilling stations and reusable food to-go containers called OZZI containers. Every freshman received an OZZI on move-in day.

› WATER REFILLING STATIONS are located in nine campus buildings. Each one keeps a tally of the number of refills, which translates into plastic water bottles saved from landfills.

FULBRIGHT WINNER

› THE OZZI SYSTEM replaces the nonrecyclable foam containers previously used for to-go orders in the dining halls. “At peak times in the union, they were pulling out 35 to 60 trash bags full of these foam containers,” says MUSG President Kyle Whelton. “The OZZIs will eliminate a huge amount of waste.”

stretching boundaries Somer Nowak, Arts ’14, never let her differences stop her from stretching boundaries. She became the first in her family to attend college, the first to study abroad and the first to speak three languages. She recently added another first to the list. Nowak won a 2014–15 Fulbright Award and will spend an academic year in Brazil teaching English to college students. She also hopes to get involved in assisting with the relocation of residents displaced by the 2014 World Cup. Nowak surrounds herself with people of different backgrounds because of her interest in their “otherness.” Putting her passion for learning about others into practice, Nowak studied in Argentina and researched the identities of African descendants and of African immigrants, the latter a population unrecognized by Argentina’s government, according to Nowak. She also stayed with a host family in downtown Buenos Aires and took research excursions to Montevideo, Uruguay, and Porto Alegre, Brazil, for deeper immersions into local cultures. She studied in Accra, Ghana, through Marquette’s Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C. “Most people only see differences,” she says, “rather than the unity in differences.” m MM

NEXT BIG ADVENTURE Studying Portuguese and preparing lesson

plans for her future students. She also contacted previous Fulbright Award winners for suggestions of ways to adapt to life in Brazil. A GUIDING PRINCIPLE IN HER LIFE “Once you learn, go and teach

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› LET IT GROW Other students, faculty and staff can purchase an OZZI container from MUSG for $5. Used OZZIs can be returned to one of three campus locations to be cleaned or recycled. Students receive a voucher token upon their return that can be used for a fresh container the next time they purchase food to go. m JL

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Number of bottles saved by using the water refilling station in the Alumni Memorial Union as of press time for Marquette Magazine.

Within weeks, students saved more than 1,500 bottles.

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An exclusive circle Dr. Ulrich Lehner received a letter last fall that caused him to whisper, “Oh, my.” The letter notified the associate professor of theology that he was nominated to join the European Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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ehner attended a ceremony in Salzburg, Austria, as one of seven inductees to the academy’s world religions class and is now listed on its roster of 1,200 scholars, a membership that includes 25 Nobel Prize winners. “I was deeply honored,” says Lehner. The director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Theology was recognized for his research of the Enlightenment and Catholicism. “The challenge now is to live up to the expectations,” he says. The academy was founded in 1990 by heart surgeon Felix Unger; Franz Cardinal Koenig, former archbishop of Vienna; and University of Munich emeritus professor of philosophy and political science Nikolaus Lobkowicz to build a “knowledge pool” of European scholars who bring the insights of their disciplines to bear on critical questions affecting Europe. Scholars join as members of classes comprising the disciplines of humanities, medicine, arts, natural sciences, social sciences/law and economics, technical and environmental sciences, and world religions. In the 1990s, the academy expanded to fold in scholars worldwide who have European roots — Lehner is German and joined Marquette’s faculty in 2006 — or

who work at universities with strong ties to European universities. Only standing members can nominate new members to the exclusive body. Lehner was nominated by Rev. Hans Waldenfels, S.J., a former holder of Marquette’s Rev. Francis C. Wade Chair in Theology, and a Catholic theologian and scholar of interreligious dialogue between Buddhist and Catholic traditions. One of the major tasks of the world religions class, according to Lehner, is to foster dialogue and peaceful coexistence between religions. “I talked with the dean of my class, who is at the forefront of the Christian pacifist movement in Europe, and he said we want your expertise especially on Catholicism and modernity, on important questions such as ecumenism, tolerance

and world religions,” Lehner says. “I would like to contribute to the discussion to what extent Catholicism and modernity are compatible because there are a lot of conservative theologians who think that you cannot be Catholic and embrace major areas of modern thought. I believe that is not the case. You have to be in dialogue with modern philosophies and worldviews so that you can communicate your faith tradition in ways that are relevant to a modern audience. That question of Catholicism and modernity, I think, is a never-ending question.” Lehner’s latest book, Enlightened Catholicism: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement, will be published in 2015. m JMM

“What always fascinated me about Catholicism is that whenever the church was afraid of having a dialogue, it was never good for the church. Whenever the church was able to dialogue with others, it was able to win others for Christ and have others see that Christianity is a great thing, and that’s what a theologian is interested in.” — Dr. Ulrich Lehner

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The march continues

Not unlike college students today, a young John Robert Lewis woke early and packed his backpack for the day. The books, apple and toothbrush he stuffed inside were not preparations for class. They were preparations for going to jail.

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hat day Lewis and other peaceful protestors marched for civil equality across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala. They were attacked by state troopers. In the haze of tear gas, Lewis’ skull was fractured when he was hit with a nightstick. He was beaten within inches of losing his life. “I thought I saw death,” says now U.S. Congressman Lewis, (GA-5). The events of March 7, 1965, later known as “Bloody Sunday,” were integral in the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. That historic day was one step in the congressman’s lifelong pursuit of social

justice. His message of nonviolent protest has spanned decades and mediums. The most recent form is delivered in the graphic novel March: Book One, which was this year’s selection for the First-year Reading Program. The First-year Reading Program provides a shared experience for new students and faculty. Lewis added to the impact with a visit on campus to discuss his journey and the book with faculty, staff and students. “I want young students to believe that they, too, can play a major role in bringing about change,” he told the reading discussion leaders. Lewis began his involvement in the civil rights movement while a seminary student in Nashville, Tenn., leading the Nashville Student Movement. By age 23, he was a key organizer and keynote speaker at the 1963 March on Washington. He faced opposition from every angle. In 1961, when he joined the Freedom Rides driving from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, he was attacked. During restaurant sit-ins in Nashville, patrons yelled, kicked and extinguished cigarettes on him. His parents advised caution: “Don’t get

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U.S. Congressman John Lewis visited campus to help students understand the struggles recorded in his graphic novel March: Book One, pictured at right and above right. His remarks at Convocation received a standing ovation.


on campus CONGRESSMAN LEWIS’ ADVICE TO STUDENTS:

“Go out and do good. Do what you can to make our country and our world a better place.” in the way,” and “Don’t get in trouble.” But Lewis refused to back down. He had a vision, he says, of a “beloved community,” a community “at peace with itself.” To achieve it, Lewis says, he “had to find a way to get in the way.” In his darkest moments, his favorite Bible passage, Psalm 27:1, brought hope: “The Lord is my light and my salvation —  whom shall I fear?” Lewis’ courage made him a leader at an early age. “You cannot lead people to a point that you’re not willing to go yourself,” he explains. Lewis was arrested more than 40 times. One arrest remains special; it happened on Feb. 27, 1960. It was his first arrest and the moment he chose to put his life on the line for what he believed. Lewis describes feeling as though he had “crossed over.” “I felt so liberated,” he says. “I have not looked back since.” That night Lewis shared his liberation with 89 other people who also “found a way

to get in the way.” Lewis calls it getting in “good trouble” — the kind that changes the course of history. Dr. Stephanie Quade, dean of students and member of the committee that selected March: Book One as this year’s First-year Reading Program book, calls Lewis’ story a powerful reminder of an individual and collective call to action. “His personal journey, his accomplishments and his missteps are important reminders and challenges as students begin their lives at Marquette,” Quade says. March: Book One was co-authored with Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell. The story shows the ways the young people of the movement organized and created change. Aydin worked for Lewis for several years before discussing his idea to illustrate the story. “You see and hear the optimism that exists in his voice,” Aydin says. “It became a matter of taking what he had to say and putting it down on paper.” m WM

Honors + inspirations £ At Convocation, the ceremony welcoming freshmen into the university community, Marquette awarded U.S. Congressman John Lewis an honorary degree. The citation read in part: “Because of his courageous leadership for civil rights and years of public service, which exemplify Marquette’s mission of leadership and service to others, Congressman John Lewis is recommended for the Marquette University degree doctor of letters, honoris causa.” £ Before Lewis spoke, Dr. Stephanie Russell, vice president for mission and ministry, prayed: “May these students learn to value questions of social justice.” £ Lewis’ remarks to students embodied that sentiment and drew from the struggles he survived and his hopes. “Go out and do good,” he urged students. “Do what you can to make our country and our world a better place.”

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i am robot BATTLING IT OUT IN BRAZIL

Banner moment celebrated I N A U G U R AT I O N E V E N T

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hough the inauguration of university president Dr. Michael Lovell was a time to look forward, one important inaugural event offered the chance to look back on a banner moment in Marquette history. As part of the festivities, the Educational Opportunity Program sponsored an academic symposium to reflect on the university’s response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968. The response included the founding of EOP at Marquette in 1969. Marquette’s EOP became the model for similar educational programs established around the country. And that legacy extended even further when founding director Dr. Arnold Mitchem, Grad ’81, became president of the national Council for Opportunity in Education in Washington, D.C. EOP, which receives funding through the U.S. Department of Education’s TRIO program, is an academic program designed to motivate and enable low-income and first-generation students — those whose parents do not hold baccalaureate degrees — to enter and succeed at Marquette. Scheduling the symposium as part of the inauguration festivities resonated with EOP director Dr. Joseph Green: “I think it speaks so highly of Dr. Lovell’s commitment to access, inclusiveness, and the ability to try to reach all people in the university and the Milwaukee community.” The symposium on campus in October featured a panel of experts on education, including Mitchem; Dr. Theresa Perry, a Simmons College professor and co-author of Young, Gifted, and Black: Promoting High Achievement Among African-American Students; and Margaret Hoyler, Arts ’70, Law ’79, current president of the Council for Opportunity in Education. Participants reflected on the growth of EOP and how it gave students role models for success. “There were very few students of color and, I would imagine, probably very few first-generation and low-income students as well at Marquette,” Green says. “Now we have a number of students who fit the profile of those original students. Because of the legacy of success of those students, the expectations are still as high as they were then, but we have their shoulders to lean on.” m CJ about the founding of EOP at marquette.edu/eop-documentary. WATCH A VIDEO

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With seconds remaining in the match, spectators sat on the edges of their seats. Would the goalie’s knees hold up for a final save? Was there time for one last shot? RoboCup 2014 was as intense as the World Cup. In the middle of the action stood Sunny and Forrest, robots designed for the international competition by Marquette’s Team MU-L8. Though the team finished fifth among the six teams in its division, that didn’t lessen the excitement. Five days of competing in João Pessoa, Brazil, left Dr. Andrew Williams, Grad ’95, and the six students who traveled to the games mentally and physically exhausted. Team members who were unable to attend stayed connected through blogs and tweets. Williams, the Rev. John P. Raynor, S.J., Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was proud of his team’s composure. When a competing team needed a component for its robot, Marquette students loaned them an extra so competition could continue. “I was truly amazed at our students’ unselfish character,” Williams wrote in his blog. RoboCup 2014 served as a platform to join a worldwide conversation about humanoid robotics. The students competed against robot designers from universities and corporations. The global recognition is a huge step for Marquette and Williams, who returned to his alma mater fewer than two years ago as a faculty member. He established the Opus College of Engineering’s Humanoid Engineering and Intelligent Robotics Lab to teach students to build and program robots for competition and, more important, make widely available autonomous, assistive humanoid robots to teach health and education to children. m WM

›› Professor Williams is excited about the prospects for the HEIR lab and hopes Marquette is ready to compete at RoboCup 2015 in China. By next summer, he expects the newest version of MU-L8 to be available for purchase by universities and schools that want to get in on the action.


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Girl powered Senior design project creatively merges function and fashion For students in the Opus College of Engineering, the senior design project represents the pinnacle of their Marquette experience — a chance to show they can work on a collaborative team to create a functional prototype of a machine designed to tackle one of any number of realworld challenges. Several of the senior design projects are designed to serve others, reflecting the spirit of Marquette’s mission as well as the spirit of ingenuity.

›› FORWARD MOTION One of this year’s project teams designed a device to help children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a condition that limits joint development and movement. Children with AMC often have limited use of their arms. This team designed a tool to help three girls with AMC get dressed without the help of their parents or caregivers  — a serious self-esteem booster. “Honestly, it was really satisfying,” says team member Kaitlin Conti, Eng ’14. “Going into biomedical engineering, you pretty much have this need to want to help. Working one on one with clients and seeing that satisfaction is just so satisfying. It’s amazing to know that you’re helping them and it’s going to benefit them for an extended period of time and only improve their lives. It’s great to help a little bit.” ›› CREATIVE BRAINSTORMING Starting from scratch required plenty of creativity. “I think that’s the most fun part,” says team member Heidi Klancnik, Eng ’14. “We would all agree that’s what was so awesome about this device. When we were brainstorming, we asked, ‘Well, how would you put on a shirt if you couldn’t use your arms?’” The final version looked pretty slick, thanks to a long-standing partnership between the Opus College of Engineering and the nearby Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. The MIAD students joined the engineering senior design project team to offer an industrial designer’s perspective. “Our end users are tween girls who like pretty-looking things,” says team member Alia Mian, Eng ’14. “They would not have liked a device that was put together with duct tape.” ›› TEAM EFFORT Students worked this summer to build two additional versions of their prototype. They delivered the devices to the families that need them. They also presented the device at a national arthrogryposis multiplex congenita conference in Minneapolis. Biomedical engineering professor Dr. Jay Goldberg, the team’s adviser, says the MIAD students contribute fresh ideas and help the engineering students learn how to work with team members from different backgrounds, just like they will in the working world. “If everybody was the same, you’d be coming up with the same ideas all the time and you wouldn’t be looking at them from different perspectives,” Goldberg says. m CJ

How it works 1 The device Œ incorporates a U-shaped PVC pipe with two large clips to hold the end of a T-shirt in place. The user sits 2  on a bench and operates a pedal with her foot — many AMC patients learn to use their feet to assist with performing everyday tasks. The user leans 3 Ž forward and the electric motor whirs to gently lift the shirt above her head and onto her body.

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MR. FRED ROGERS COMMEN CEMEN T 20 01

campus replay “It is a very great honor for me to come here today to accept this degree and, with it, membership in the distinguished ranks of Marquette alumni.” With that introduction, then-U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy stirred the Class of 1964 at Commencement on June 7, 1964, with remarks that recognized Marquette’s academic history and the “outstanding performance in the Peace Corps of Marquette graduates like Barbara Olsen, Mike Shea and Rocky Santos.”

1964 He continued: “Labels for college generations are always risky. ... But I think it is fair to describe yours as a generation of unusually genuine and intense concern with social justice and intellectual freedom. ... You will be part of the mere 9 percent of Americans with college degrees. ... You, the beneficiaries of the best training our society can provide, have a particular obligation to be useful, an added responsibility for the welfare of society. Certainly you will be concerned with the quality of schools — but let that concern extend beyond the schools your own children attend. Certainly you will be concerned with juvenile delinquency, but let your concern extend beyond the criticism to the treatment of the social conditions in your community that breed delinquency. It is not enough in these times to lend your talents to your job, to raising a family and to leading a self-sufficient, pleasant life. You, with the advantage of a college education and with the spirit of freedom and human dignity it releases, must participate wholeheartedly in politics, government and community affairs.” m JMM KENNEDY’S REMARKS

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You don’t ever have to do anything sensational in order to love or to be loved. The real drama of life (that which matters most) is rarely center stage or in the spotlight. In fact, it has nothing to do with IQs and honors and the fancy outsides of life. What really nourishes our souls is the knowing that we can be trusted, that we never have to fear the truth, that the foundation of our very being is good stuff.”

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There are absolutely no successful shortcuts to success in life. Cheating for whatever reason and in any field is wrong and is at best a temporary solution to a greater problem. At some point, quick fixes will come back to haunt you and might destroy your body and your dreams. Great or small, your accomplishments thus far will follow you for years to come. For what you do with your life and how you do it is not only a reflection on you, but on your family and all those institutions that helped make you who you are.”


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Under Dr. Charles Franklin’s direction, the Marquette Law School Poll became the largest independent polling

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project in state history. Find the latest polling results at law.marquette.edu/poll.

20-something, would you say that they should start a business here? Or start a life here? Many parts of the state have a certain pride in their home territory, but we also face competition from Chicago and the Twin Cities in particular. So it’s also interesting to see what our challenges are.

Law faculty member Dr. Charles Franklin focused the nation’s political eyes and ears on the Marquette Law School Poll. Marquette and Franklin launched the Law School Poll in 2012 and earned national respect by correctly forecasting the outcome of high-profile political races in Wisconsin. Franklin continues to examine Wisconsin voters’ attitudes toward politics — and beyond. How rewarding is it to see the Law School Poll evolve? The polling allowed us to play a role in that public sphere of conversation about politics and elections. That’s often a very divisive and very argumentative and sometimes ugly affair. But to be able to see what the public is thinking about things, how we’re united and where we’re divided, is one of the most important things we can do.

What have you enjoyed most about the work? The Law School’s public policy initiatives play a vital role, I think, in the civic life of the city, the region and the state. And that is probably the single most rewarding thing.

It’s also rewarding to meet alumni and friends of the university who are interested in civic affairs and who often, even with their personal political preferences, are nevertheless very interested in what the evidence shows on public opinion.

What else has the poll revealed about the people of Wisconsin? Citizen involvement — how much people talk to their friends and neighbors and co-workers about politics and public affairs. Wisconsin’s a pretty high participatory state that way. But other things we’ve asked about include economics and whether your area of the state is a good place to start a life. If you’re giving advice to a

“Big data” is a big deal right now. What job opportunities are there for students interested in data science? The job opportunities are tremendous. And what might be less obvious is that the job opportunities within the world of politics and public affairs are also tremendous. Both parties have ramped up their research and employment opportunities in this field. And it’s also a field in which it’s possible to move rapidly from the junior person in one election year and then four years later find yourself a more senior person in perhaps a statewide or national campaign. So there’s a lot of opportunity for the person who lives and breathes politics but is also interested in a more analytic and quantitative approach to it. m CJ ■■■■■■

“The Law School’s public policy initiatives play a vital role, I think, in the civic life of the city, the region and the state. And that is probably the single most rewarding thing.”

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focus on research

new equation ››› Better preparation for math teachers Dr. Marta Magiera received a $792,000 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. The award supports research into ways to build a knowledge foundation in mathematics teacher preparation, specifically focusing on mathematical argumentation.

Lightning round Wonder what research attracts Marquette faculty scholars? Take a look at a few examples.

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Magiera, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, won the competitive five-year award that honors junior faculty who exemplify the role of the teacher-scholar through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

2 Judith McMullen, professor of law — research paper examining societal attitudes toward obesity and

“The award is the gold standard for recognizing and supporting young scholars who are able to integrate excellence in research and education in science and engineering disciplines,” says Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School. Magiera’s research will contribute to the knowledge base that teacher education programs need to prepare elementary and middle school teachers for how to make reasoning and proof an integral aspect of mathematics instruction. She will investigate three complementary dimensions that address the ability to formulate mathematical arguments. The grant will also give Marquette students an opportunity to engage in mathematics education research. “Many reforms are related to STEM —  science, technology, engineering and math  — education, but we can’t reform without focusing on our teachers,” Magiera says. “The lessons we put into the hands of students will only work if we emphasize the teaching methods. This significant grant will allow us to look at the entire educational experience in teacher preparation programs. We will be able to better understand the best ways of helping pre-service teachers become effective in developing mathematical reasoning skills in their future students and learning mathematics with understanding.” m BD

Dr. SuJean Choi, associate professor of biomedical sciences — fighting obesity by studying animals’ physiological responses to food to help determine how the human brain regulates the body’s energy intake and storage.

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Step by step: Exercise with spinal injury Dr. Brian Schmit understands that a combination of approaches is often the best way to find answers and solve problems. In his latest research, the professor of biomedical engineering assembled a team of collaborators across campus to study cardiovascular systems during exercise in people with incomplete spinal cord injuries.

“When you hear spinal cord injury, you think paralysis,” Schmit says. “But only about half of people with

spinal cord injuries are paralyzed. Exercise is extremely important. They can’t move as much or as well, so cardiovascular health is compromised.”

Schmit’s research won a five-year $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. It is expected

to have a direct impact on the clinical management of rehabilitation in people with spinal cord injuries. “The results of this study will have implications for exercise training to improve functional movement, including walking, in these patients,” he says. “We’re looking at issues like blood flow, cardiovascular health and muscular activity, all done in a clinical setting.”

For Schmit, the clinical aspect is key, which is why he asked Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, assistant professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Sciences, to join the research team. Hyngstrom, who has a doctorate in neuroscience and a degree in physical therapy, studies motor impairment, muscle fatigue and rehabilitative treatment for people who have had strokes.

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Schmit also enlisted Dr. Alexander Ng, associate professor of exercise science and an expert on blood flow as it relates to exercise under impaired conditions. “After spinal cord injury, all of the normal pathways become disrupted,” Ng says. “That’s what makes this research so important.” Several participants are undergoing a variety of tests, the results of which will be processed.

Dr. Naveen Bansal, professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, is leading those efforts. “In the past, my research was mostly based in theory,” he says. “Now I see myself as the expert whose role is to formulate problems from different disciplines into statistical frameworks. Problems like this are difficult to solve without crossdisciplinary collaboration.” m JL

“Biomedical engineering is collaborative by its very nature. As long as we can solve the problem, that’s all that matters.” — Dr. Brian Schmit

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Dr. Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering — studying

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J U ST T RY TO K E E P U P W I T H P R E S I D E N T M I C H A E L LOV E L L’ S R U N - U P TO T H E I N AU G U R AT I O N > A L’ S R U N > A S E

Dr. Michael R. Lovell pulls out his iPhone and taps deliberately on its screen. Next week, he will be inaugurated as Marquette’s 24th president — the first lay president in the university’s history. But on this September afternoon, Lovell is moving a step closer to a different sort of milestone: becoming Marquette’s first president on Twitter. At his direction, he’ll take this plunge a week ahead of schedule. “I’ll be doing things with students all week,” he says, his trademark steady gaze now lifted from the screen and sending a disarming mix of enthusiasm and steelblue resolve in the direction of Tim Cigelske, the university’s director of social media. “I can get started with Al’s Run Saturday morning and the inaugural ball that night.”

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particularly eager to remind students via Twitter of a challenge he issued relating to Al’s Run — a special “I Leveled Lovell” T-shirt for every student who beats his time in the 8K run that benefits Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and will serve as Marquette’s inauguration kick-off event.

Around 9 a.m. the next morning the account

goes live with this greeting: “Good morning, @MarquetteU! I’m new to Twitter and looking for people to follow. Send me a tweet and introduce yourself.” By 2 p.m., the account has exploded with more than 700 followers and numerous mentions by students ecstatic to find @preslovell on Twitter, sharing brief dispatches from his busy life and interacting with them about theirs.

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OUNDRUNNING “I was asked, ‘Was there anything that happened over your first 80 days that made you recognize you made the right choice?’ I said, unequivocally, ‘Something happens to me every day that lets me know that I made the right choice.’” PRESIDENT LOVELL

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or Marquette’s new president, the run-up to his inauguration is a sprint to connect and set a new pace for Marquette. But amid the majesty of the inauguration, there remains business to be done on the university’s urgent priorities. “Inauguration week is also a work week,” Lovell observes. On Monday, he meets with the faculty senate and reports on searches being conducted to fill key leadership positions. Tuesday starts with an early morning battery of interviews with reporters from Milwaukee’s four television stations, covering issues ranging from his vision for the university to the response to a crime spike in the area surrounding campus.

Certainly there are many more words that describe Mike Lovell, and the accolades and praise of his work would be long, but the bottom line is that he gets things done. I have had the great fortune of being able to directly work with Mike for several years and have grown to admire him as a colleague and a friend. What has most impressed me is that Mike is passionate about bringing together academia, industry and the community in ways that will serve the betterment of all. Marquette University is fortunate to have a leader who will take this great university to new heights while also helping make Milwaukee a better place to live, work and learn. DE AN AMH AU S PRESIDENT AND CEO, THE WATER COUNCIL

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Former president Rev. Robert Wild, S.J., passes the mace to Marquette’s 24th president, Dr. Michael Lovell, at the inauguration ceremony.

He also works to spearhead a collaborative police-community effort to ensure the safety of students and others in the Avenues West neighborhood. On top of all of this, there is a constellation of social activities — visits to residence halls, athletic contests, service work in the community, a campus carnival, a studentinitiated inaugural ball. Even Lovell, known for his creativity and collaborative zeal, could be excused for merely showing up to shake hands and smile. But time spent at his side during the history-making week reveals a far from passive participant in the run-up to Friday’s formal ceremony. Each day, Lovell brings nonstop drive and a remarkable set of traits that shed light on his diverse success as a catalyst, bridgebuilder, engineer, teacher, husband, father, marathoner and friend. Although their pace during Al’s Run puts them across the finish line about 17 minutes apart, Amy and Mike Lovell are very much in step with one another. They are at ease meeting often to share thoughts, strategies and, often, on Amy’s part, a dose of playful

teasing to keep her husband on his toes. At the inaugural ball sponsored for students in the Alumni Memorial Union, it takes no more than an offer of a quick lesson from student Dan Klingelhoets to help the couple learn a new step. They move side to side in unison with the group and soon master the Cupid Shuffle. Impressed or even amazed to see the president in the groove, more students flock to join them. Before the song ends, students alternately chant “Lovell, Lovell, Lovell” and “We Are Marquette.” Two nights later, while dining with women from Cobeen Hall, Lovell calls the Cupid Shuffle one of the week’s highlights. CONTINUED ON PAGE 20

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Ignited in FAITH. Alive in INQUIRY. Forward in SERVICE. Auxiliary Bishop Donald Hying of the Milwaukee Archdiocese presided at Mass at Church of the Gesu, where 144 priests, including friend and spiritual adviser Rev. Bryan Summers from the Archdiocese of Greensburg, Penn., the university community and friends prayed together for Marquette’s new president.

When I think of Mike Lovell, the word charismatic comes to mind. During his tenure at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, he had the drawing power and collaborative manner that attracted students, donors, faculty, staff and university supporters to partner on opportunities that they had never thought to engage in previously. He brings that same charismatic energy to his role as the first lay president of Marquette University. Congratulations, Mike, I pray that God will continue to bless you and support you in your new endeavor. D R . J OAN M. P R IN C E VICE CHANCELLOR, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–MILWAUKEE

I have known President Lovell since he joined the University of Pittsburgh in 2000. He is a loving husband and father who always places the welfare of his family first. It is because of Dr. Lovell that Pitt is one of several university partners in the most prestigious award that the National Science Foundation offers, an Engineering Research Center. It is gratifying that in 2013, Dr. Lovell was inducted as a fellow in the National Academy of Inventors for his many impactful innovations, both basic and applied, throughout his truly remarkable professional career.

Dr. Lovell is both a visionary and pragmatic problem-solver. In every encounter I have had with him, he continually finds a way to push the envelope while always grounding his ideas in the resources available to him. Beyond this, Dr. Lovell has the rare and unique ability to connect with every person he meets on a fundamentally human level. The degree to which he has already connected with students is unprecedented and speaks volumes about how he sees students in shared governance. There has never been a more exciting time to be a Marquette student.

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PRESIDENT, MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY STUDENT GOVERNMENT

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He’s promptly informed that Cobeen has its own dance tradition, Wobble Wednesdays, a migrating study break that starts on Cobeen’s eighth floor with a few women doing the Wobble dance and picks up participants floor by floor until dancers spill out onto the plaza in front of the residence hall. “Hmm, so what are we doing Wednesday night?” Lovell asks the staff member at his side. When the answer comes back that he will be attending the big Marquette vs. UW–Milwaukee soccer game, he smiles and asks: “Would you guys be up for bringing Wobble Wednesdays to Valley Fields?” And 48 hours later, the Presidential Wobble is part of the game’s halftime show. “Thanks @PresLovell!” his friends at Cobeen Hall tweet later that night. “We had so much fun. Can’t wait until Friday!” Marquette’s president is clearly buoyed by these improvised interactions. Amy and other confidantes say he is energized by them and by the physical workouts he weaves into every day. But even Lovell has limits. During preparation for the official inauguration ceremony, the one task that involves some toil is preparing his remarks. While meeting with communication adviser Brad Stratton (who worked with Lovell in a similar capacity at UW–Milwaukee), Lovell spells out how he will deliver the speech. “I don’t like to stand behind a podium and read a speech,” he says. “I like to move out

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benefitting REDgen, a suicide-prevention organization. After a dinner for trustees and benefactors Thursday evening, he’s up until 1 a.m. putting the finishing touches on remarks that now run about 30 minutes long. The final version will include all the elements that resonated with him as he logged countless miles running around the city — gratitude for family members, mentors, spiritual guides and friends; humor; his faith-guided decision to come to Marquette; and announcements of a staggering set of initiatives designed to move the university forward. His delivery will be a talk given away from the podium. But Lovell isn’t satisfied at the Friday morning rehearsal. “I need to do less pacing back and forth — there’s a tendency to look at your shoes when you do that,” he says. He promises to spend part of the next few hours polishing rough spots. CONTINUED ON 22

President Lovell hits the road on his first cross-country trip to meet alumni and friends. Keep up with him at marquette.edu/journey.

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on the stage and have a talk with the audience. … I already have a lot of this written in my head. That’s what all of those runs are good for.” Lovell carves out time to work on his speech in between meetings and greetings. Early in the week, he and members of Marquette’s University Advancement Team continue their behind-the-scenes pursuit of support for the initiatives he will introduce in his inauguration remarks. For Lovell, that means reviewing proposals, visiting with benefactors and looking ahead to a meeting the following week with more than a dozen local CEOs. On Tuesday evening, he attends the 10 p.m. student Mass in St. Joan of Arc Chapel — already a favorite tradition —  which keeps him on campus well past 11 p.m. The next night, he, Amy and their children are on campus past 10 p.m. while the first couple calls a few rounds of outdoor Bingo for a student event

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after serving just nine months as interim chancellor. “That wasn’t even on his radar,” Amy admits of the call to leadership. Now, again, it falls to Amy to steady nerves and guide what her four children probably hope is the final move, this one into a home of their own while Mike fulfills the bidding he and Amy came to accept through prayer. And in another twist of fate, while Mike takes the reins as Marquette’s first lay president, Amy also finds herself in a position that wasn’t on her radar. “Leading is definitely not my comfort A PRIVATE MOMENT zone,” she says. But when tragedy struck her north shore Wisconsin WITH neighborhood with several suicides, and then hit particularly hard with the death of a 13-year-old friend of the family, something happened. “I went to Adoration that day,” she says. “I was still grieving and praying, and suddenly all these names came to me.” Amy began dialing and emailing, and within 24 hours, 16 people gathered at her parish to talk about raising awareness to prevent teen suicide. Through that initial conversation, a sort of “Wait a minute,” wondered Amy Lovell’s sister aloud, “you mean you emotional healing was given turned down a guy who asked you to go to church on a first date?” birth. At a second meeting, 20 people came together, out of which grew the movement now sweeping through families Amy smiles today when remembering her sister’s reaction. She and homes and communities and schools. It is called REDgen, and and Mike were students then at the University of Pittsburgh, she in it’s a coalition joined by the commitment to help people, particularly the pharmacy program and he in engineering school, and studying teens, learn skills of resiliency and begin to talk openly and was vastly more important than dating. It was not a tough choice, honestly about mental health. Today, 11 congregations, several she admits. After all, she’d already gone to Mass. public and Catholic schools, and a community of parents and So it can be said faith played a role in bringing Mike and Amy mental health professionals are working to help young people Lovell together and has remained bedrock in their lives ever since. learn skills to ward off feelings of desolation. “It’s been a huge And due to that commitment, the quandary Marquette laid at their undertaking but so worth it,” Amy says. doorstep some months ago brought Amy and Mike to once again Marquette students agree. During inauguration week, the turn to each other and lean on their faith to find the answer. “It Active Minds student organization dedicated to mental health became a trust,” Amy says, “to let go of our own will and take on awareness, the Residence Hall Association, the Counseling His. We live our lives trying to do what God wants us to do.” Center and SigEp sponsored a Glow Bingo fundraiser on Central Amy is the flip side of a coin that Marquette has never before Mall. The lawn north of Lalumiere Hall was lit with fluorescent experienced. She is the calm in the tumult … of moving a family fun while hundreds of students festooned in neon necklaces, to Milwaukee six years ago when Mike became dean of the headbands and eyeglasses spelled out B-I-N-G-O for prizes and University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee College of Engineering and raised $500 for REDgen. m Applied Science … and in the second move two years later to take BY JONI MOTHS MUELLER up residence in official housing when Mike was named chancellor

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Two hours later, Amy gathers family members and greets guests backstage in the Al McGuire Center. Only she knows that her husband woke at 4:30 a.m., after just three hours of sleep. “What’s wrong?” she asked then. “Are you nervous?” “No,” he replied. “I’m really excited.” When the time nears for the opening procession, she spots her husband, dressed in academic regalia, wearing Marquette blue Allen-Edmonds wingtips with gold laces, and holding the ceremonial mace. Other participants in the ceremony — trustees, deans, faculty, and state and local leaders — stand with him for photographs. “I looked over at him getting those photos taken, the mace in his hand, and he was just beaming,” Amy says. “I was totally reassured. I thought, ‘OK, he’s got this.’” And, of course, he did.

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n Saturday, Sept. 20, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel runs a front-page color photo of Marquette’s new president processing past cheering students and delegates. The headline reads: “Lovell announces Marquette campus expansion, new initiatives.” The remarkable package captures an ambitious agenda designed to provide more dynamic opportunities for students, faculty and staff, in part by being more engaged in efforts to energize Milwaukee economically and address its stubborn problems. His favorite line from the newspaper story relates to how he delivered the address. It was contributed, he learns, by Marquette student and MJS intern Kelly Meyerhofer. It reads: “Stepping away from the podium, Lovell delivered his inaugural address in a presentation style that reflected how he seeks to lead the university — conversationally and without barriers.”

“I was actually pretty exhausted when I arrived, but being here has given me a huge energy boost. This week has been a lot of fun, hasn’t it?” The Marquette Tribune’s coverage includes enthusiastic mentions of his red-hot Twitter account. Around 9 p.m. Saturday night, Lovell arrives on Central Mall for the week’s final event — a DJ-powered inauguration music festival to cap Greek Week. For the first time, the new president looks tired. Within a few minutes, though, he jumps into group

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photos, having caught his second, or maybe his 200th, wind of the week. He tells Emily Wulfkuhle, a student vice president of Marquette’s Pan-Hellenic Council: “I was actually pretty exhausted when I arrived, but being here has given me a huge energy boost. This week has been a lot of fun, hasn’t it?” After he’s called on stage to accept

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Clearly it is a new day for Marquette University,” declared President Lovell. “My commitment is to relentlessly pursue excellence and success so this university truly will be the difference. In the spirit of James Foley, we are going to focus on creating future citizens — men and women — who live their lives for others.” >>> The “new day” began immediately with these announcements: CENTER FOR ADVANCEMENT OF THE HUMANITIES

A future planned gift will create a Center for Advancement of the Humanities, made possible with a multimillion-dollar legacy commitment from an anonymous alumna. The center will welcome scholars from around the world and establish Marquette as the leading humanities institution in the Midwest.

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STRATEGIC INNOVATION FUND

CAMPUS EXPANSION

The $5 million fund will spur innovative ideas and entrepreneurial initiatives that align with the university’s strategic plan, Beyond Boundaries. Seed money will go to students, faculty and staff to explore entrepreneurial ventures. The university plans to develop dedicated innovation space on campus.

Marquette purchased approximately seven acres of land south of David A. Straz, Jr., Tower to enhance the student experience and expand the university’s footprint. REGIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

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bout taking the talent and the vast resources on this campus and using them to make a really big impact on the educational systems, the health systems and the overall environment in Milwaukee. The other big opportunity is finding ways to support clusters of innovation in water, energy and biotechnology. We have to develop the talent pipeline and technology to be globally competitive. a T-shirt with the word “president” inscribed under the Greek Week logo, he returns to a group that includes Amy, Wulfkuhle and fraternity council officer Alex Landry. Inauguration Week is over, except for one final piece of business. “Do you think you could get the DJ to put on the Wobble dance?” the president asks students. After more than 100 fervent Wobblers join him on the dance floor and share highfives — he finally does call it a night. m See more at marquette.edu/inauguration/ videos.php.

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the building projects that were ready to come on line had been approved. I spent my first three or four months pushing those forward, so I’m very proud of those buildings. But maybe even more than that is the level of innovation and entrepreneurship that I was able to establish and foster on campus. We changed the culture. What do you want to grab hold of immediately? There is nothing more critical for me to work on right now than getting the right people into the very important leadership positions of provost and deans for the colleges of Business Administration and Opus Engineering.

What appeals to you about leading a Catholic university? We share common values, and now I can talk about those values; I can express the importance of my faith and talk about how people on this campus can make a difference in this world because of what we believe. Being able to express that to others is really exciting. If not this career, what career? Coaching. It’s hard for me to say at what level, but I love collegiate athletics and the fact that student-athletes compete because they love it, not because they’re getting paid. What do you wish you knew much sooner?

a significant presence at Milwaukee’s Global Water Center, which houses waterrelated research facilities and companies. The university is exploring options for a presence at Innovation Campus, a 71-acre public-private research park in Wauwatosa, Wis. COLLABORATION ON SAFETY

Marquette and Harley-Davidson will partner in a new safety initiative comprising the Avenues West neighborhood anchor institutions. LEARN MORE

at marquette.edu/announcements.

One of the challenges is understanding the bigger picture. I look back now at the courses that have been really valuable to my career, and a lot weren’t in my engineering field. They were in the humanities and liberal arts, courses that teach critical thinking and communication. I understand now how important it is for me to be able to effectively communicate to work with people. How I say things is as important as what I say. What’s been your greatest achievement? That’s not an easy one for me to answer. When I took over as chancellor at UWM, none of

What do you want alumni to know? Even though I’m an engineer in my training, research and other work, I have a great appreciation for the humanities and liberal arts. The strength of higher ed in the United States is the fact that we still focus on a liberal arts education. People from all over the world send their best and brightest here for an education because we teach critical-thinking skills that are important for people to be creative and innovative, to add value in all aspects of their lives, to see the bigger picture, be global citizens and work well together. I want people to know that I appreciate and will never get away from the core of what we do. m

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James Ford Murphy, Jour ’86, helped Pixar Animation Studios win several Oscars for Best Animated Feature Film. Now he’s wrapping up his directorial debut of Pixar’s short film, Lava. Pixar Animation Studios bears little resemblance to Universal Studios or Disneyland — no Magic Kingdom, no wandering characters in costumes, no roller coasters or spinning teacups. The surprisingly compact 22-acre campus in Emeryville, Calif., is a haven for the artists, writers, dreamers, and nuts-and-bolts staff who’ve made some of the most beloved and successful animated movies — Toy Story, Cars, Finding Nemo and Monsters University, to name just a few. Murphy joined the Pixar family in 1996 and had a hand in winning many of the studio’s seven Best Animated Feature Oscars. He oversaw animation, art and story before taking his first directing job, Lava, a musical love story featuring Uku, a lonely Hawaiian volcano, and Lele, his volcano love interest. BY

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Marquette Magazine sat down with Murphy at Pixar Studios to talk about Lava, his road to the animation industry, and the ideals and culture that shape his work and Pixar’s mission.

Murphy was a trained journalist whose path to animation flowed from a start with Jockey underwear to animating a character for Little Caesar’s Pizza to an initial pass — yes, pass — on a job with Pixar. When I graduated from Marquette in 1986 I was at a crossroads. I was fascinated with the arts, thanks to my journalism degree. I did a comic strip for The Marquette Tribune called “Murphy’s Law” that got me interested in drawing, and I was thinking about going to art school. But I ended up meeting and marrying a girl (Katherine Karas Murphy, Arts ’88). I decided to stay in the Midwest and got a job with Jockey underwear for about a year. I wasn’t crazy about it, so I started doing a lot of drawings and cartoons to drum up freelance work. I was able to freelance for about a year in Chicago and decided that I would really love to learn about animation. I didn’t have any money to go back to school, so I ended up knocking on doors and got a job at Calabash Animation, doing mostly television commercials like the Little Caesar’s “Pizza Pizza” guy. While I was there I heard about Toy Story, which was still in production. I pulled up my sample reel and got my resume together and sent it off to Pixar. After my interview, I was offered a job on Toy Story. It was only about a six-month job, mostly just to get the movie done. My wife and I just had our first child, and I couldn’t take that risk. A year later Toy Story came out, and seeing that movie was one of the most profound experiences of my life. It just floored me — and it really devastated me. I thought I blew it, that I had this amazing opportunity and let it slip through my fingers. I spent an entire Thanksgiving weekend putting my reel back together, putting my resume back together. I was probably the first person hired after the success of Toy Story.

Murphy began directing creative artists in a management role before taking a leap to pitch ideas for feature films. I was an animator for about 12 years and then I became director of creative artists, overseeing animation, art and story. I’m no longer in that role. For the past couple years I’ve been directing our new short feature, Lava. We do short cartoons in front of all of our features and anyone in the studio can pitch ideas for them. The one stipulation is you can’t pitch one idea; you have to pitch three ideas. You have to work on your own time. Our development team will work very closely with you, developing your ideas into pitches. When the time comes, you pitch them to a panel of directors. If you can get through that panel with any or all of your three ideas, then you get to pitch them to Pixar’s director and chief creative officer, John Lasseter. John has the final say.

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Having his idea for a volcano that falls in love earn the coveted green light put Murphy in a new position as film director. It’s terrifying. The review process is very honest, so the feedback is going to be very honest. People like Lasseter, Ed Catmull (president of Pixar Animation Studios), and Steve Jobs (a co-founder of Pixar) created this amazing ecosystem to let creativity flow and grow. In doing so, they created this protective environment that allows you take risks and maybe make a fool of yourself — but it’s OK because it’s all in the service of making the story or idea better. John reacted very enthusiastically to my original pitch. What he loved was the originality of the story, the charm of the song, and the idea I pitched of using traditional Hawaiian singers as the voices and filming these volcano characters like they were being filmed with cameras on tiny little helicopters. But what I remember most was how excited he was about the difficulty of pulling all of this off successfully. After the pitch, he gave me a big hug and said, “Jim, I don’t know how we’re going to do this, and that’s what I love most about it!”

Several experiences influenced Murphy. He started down this road by combining his loves for writing and art and mixing in influence from college roommate Chris Farley. Each dreamed of making his mark. Probably the most important thing was the comic strip in the school newspaper. It gave me an outlet to combine my love of writing with my love of drawing. The other was my roommate and best friend at Marquette, the late, great Chris Farley, Sp ’86. I learned a lot from Chris in terms of humor and appeal and charm, and we both had this dream of doing something — with cartooning in my case or comedy for Chris. Also the journalism program was a wonderful training ground. Journalists are taught to go out in the world and find stories, dissect them, and then put them back together in an entertaining and informative way. That’s exactly what a filmmaker does. Everything has to be carefully crafted and thought out so that you’re telling the story, you’re carrying an emotion, and your story has a beginning, middle and end.

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Who hasn’t found their first, and probably most beloved, stories were inhabited by cartoon characters? For Murphy, the golden age of cartoons never ended. I particularly loved the short films and cartoons from the late ’40s and early ’50s and then Chuck Jones and Looney Tunes stuff. What’s so great about them is they’re all about character. The characters are just so good and so strong. My favorite is Feed the Kitty, with Marc Anthony the bulldog and the little tiny kitten he puts on his back and falls in love with. I loved Disney cartoons, too, like Susie the Little Blue Coupe. That’s one of my all-time favorites because it’s so charming. Another is Willy the Operatic Whale, who dreams of singing at the Metropolitan Opera. And I think what Pixar has been able to do is celebrate cartoons, celebrate what you can do in cartoons. You can have a whale that actually sings on the Metropolitan Opera stage. You can do whatever you want in animation if you can think of it. I just love that.

Marquette roommates and best friends James Murphy and Chris Farley dreamed of launching careers in cartooning and comedy, respectively.

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The story for Lava grew out of Murphy’s lifelong fascination with the Hawaiian Islands.

My biggest goal was to create stories about things that I really love, that I could connect with emotionally. I think if you love the story, you have the best chance of making a film that the audience will love. As I was thinking about ideas, I went to this love affair that I’ve had with the Hawaiian Islands ever since I was a kid. When I got married, we honeymooned on the Big Island and that was the first time I’d ever seen an active volcano. I just couldn’t believe they really existed. Years later I heard Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole’s version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow and it stopped me dead in my tracks. I thought: “What if I could write a song that makes me feel the way that song does, then feature it in a Pixar short film and celebrate all these things about Hawaii, the volcanoes, the music … man, if I could just combine these ingredients into a nice little seven-minute short, wouldn’t that be amazing?” That’s what I set out to do with Lava. The song would be sung by traditional Hawaiian musicians and the film would have these giant mountain islands involved in this intimate love story. When I finally pitched Lava, I played the ukulele and sang the song I wrote, and the song told the story. Out of my three ideas, that was the one John picked. For a year, all I did was listen to Hawaiian music. I knew every single musician in the Hawaiian music world. We finally found the two musicians we used, Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua Greig, at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Festival. Iz was always the inspiration behind Lava. What I love about his music is how raw and emotional it is and how alive he feels in his recordings. You can hear him breathing — they didn’t polish any of that stuff out. I kept that in our recording as well, leaving in the little breaths so the spirit of the music is there and alive and not overly manufactured. And my highest hope is that I just want people to love it. m

Lava premiered at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in July 2014 and opens in U.S. theatres on June 19, 2015, appearing with Disney–Pixar’s Inside Out. Find out more at pixar.com. We had more questions for Murphy. If you want to learn more, too, follow our continuing conversation on the Marquette Magazine website.

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When she was 12 years old, Katie Coldwell helped her mom serve dinner at a homeless shelter in Minneapolis and discovered what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. At that time, she couldn’t attach a label to her desire. Ten years later, at the age of 22, she could. Coldwell, Arts ’09, wanted to be a missionary. She discovered what that means behind the walls of one of Brazil’s largest women’s prisons.

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IK Katie Coldwell pulled three discarded pieces of white PVC pipe into a corner of the rock-strewn courtyard in the center of Sant’Ana Women’s Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil. She pointed the tips of the pipes end to end to form a triangle that became both a small garden plot and the root of a seedling prison ministry. In the beginning, she admits, it was nothing more than ugly pipe, and the women who joined Coldwell in the courtyard came for the fresh air, not camaraderie. They were serving time for violent crime. They didn’t want to chat and preferred anonymity. All of which posed a great challenge and the perfect test for this chatty spirit who somehow weaves charm into prickly situations. “Hi, I’m Katie, I don’t know anything about gardening, but I know this courtyard needs a garden.” Her introduction began to unlock one or two smiles in those stoic faces. “We were in about the fourth or fifth week when I knew this wasn’t about making a beautiful patio or courtyard,” Coldwell says. “It was about letting the women be touched, letting them feel like they weren’t in prison … for just a little while.” Soon Coldwell warmed their hearts with lemongrass tea steeped from blades pulled out of their own garden and conversation about the families they longed for from inside this brick-walled compound. WHAT BROUGHT COLDWELL all the way from her home

in Excelsior, Minn., to Brazil really does reach back to that homeless shelter and the moment Coldwell realized that anyone can — at any time — wind up in need of help. “I got into the car that day and said, ‘Mom, what do I need to do to be able to do this for the rest of my life?’ I remember having that moment and knowing I would study theology and social work,” she says. Coldwell never deviated from that academic path, and she padded it with honest experience. She grabbed opportunities to do grassroots organizing, such as when she joined a carload of students who were driving to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. “That was really formative,” she says. “We went to the school where the entire 9th Ward sat for days waiting to be rescued. We were on the real scene, all the evidence was still there, the chalking on the walls, everything. It was just a really powerful experience.” She attended Marquette’s South Africa Service Learning Program and worked with the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation. “I was the first intern they ever had,” she says with a laugh. “I got to meet Desmond Tutu and people from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. My theology teacher was Bishop Tutu’s personal chaplain,” she says, shaking her head in disbelief. “Could you get more amazing than that?” She also participated in Campus Ministry’s annual trip to the vigil at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation —  formerly the School of the Americas — where a particular priest’s protests caught her eye. “I kept thinking, ‘Who is that crazy priest?’” she remembers. She learned he was a Maryknoll priest. “I thought, this is interesting, Maryknoll Magazine was always sitting on the back of my grandmother’s toilet when I was growing up.” 30

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Coldwell was drawn to a table with Maryknoll literature. She signed up for a vocation encounter. “It was literally people from all walks of life who are interested in doing missionary work,” she says. “There was a guy who traveled the world with nothing but a backpack, a preschool teacher, a Lexus dealer — all interested in mission.” She learned about Maryknoll’s lay missionary program the summer before her senior year. She waited the required year before applying. It stands out as a turning point in her life. Coldwell didn’t anticipate being asked to serve in Brazil. She thought she’d go to


El Salvador, learn Spanish, live near the ocean. She loved the history of the vigil. “There is a lot about liberation theology that appeals to me, and I wanted to go live that,” she says. But Maryknoll Lay Missioners called: “We’d like to invite you to Brazil.” AFTER A 12-WEEK ORIENTATION in New

York, Coldwell arrived in São Paulo with every piece of luggage she could forage from home packed with every single possession she owned. “I was 22 and I had dreadlocks,” she says. “I got my passport paperwork and an airport official looked at me and said, ‘I’ve never seen a Catholic missionary with dreadlocks.’ I said, “Here, I am.’”

Bond had permission to bring classes on these topics into Prison Capital, a prison for foreign-born women arrested at São Paulo International Airport on suspicion of drug trafficking. The number of women in prison in São Paulo is large — in May 2014 there were 11,953 women, or 35 percent of the total female prison population in the country, according to Bond. Most of the women are young, 18–30 years old, low income and mothers. “I believe that working on health issues assists participants to increase self-awareness in the areas of gender, integral health and mind-body connection,” Bond says. When Bond was ready to begin the classes, she asked Coldwell for help. “I jumped on the opportunity,” Coldwell says, “and taught classes for more than two years. What was really powerful about the work is that we had some women who had literally never seen a doctor.” Coldwell also began working on Projeto Estrangeiros (Foreigners Project), which focuses on preparing the paperwork public defenders need to represent the incarcerated women in court. “It was started on the premise that foreigners don’t get their needs met in prison. We build contacts between the women and their families, make sure their basic rights are observed, make sure embassies know they are there.”

happen in little steps. First the women started coming outdoors, then they began telling Coldwell their names, then they took on ownership for pulling the garden plots into shape. “Women were sent to us because they were confused and needed the opportunity to be outdoors. They were dealing with behavior problems, personality problems. The tea hooked them. Some were able to stop taking their meds. Some no longer had anger issues. One was so depressed that the only time she would leave her cell was when we were in the garden. I’d give her a hug and let God do the work.” In time, the women looked forward to chatting together outdoors. In time, they carried harvests of zucchini, potatoes, lemongrass, flowers and papaya back to their cells. Coldwell’s four-year commitment with Maryknoll ended in May. She hopes to begin graduate studies next fall. But even from a distance, maybe because of the distance, thoughts about the garden project and

“We go in as a CATALYST FOR CHANGE. That’s what being a missionary is about.” One of the best things about Maryknoll’s philosophy, according to Coldwell, is it lets missioners choose how they want to do God’s work in the world. It took Coldwell awhile to find her way. Language was just one barrier in Brazil. The din of São Paulo was another one with 11 million people living in the city and 9 million more crowding into surrounding neighborhoods. Navigating public transportation without speaking Portuguese was challenging. But even after Coldwell conquered the rudiments of the language, she was still a woman without a mission. She spent three months working in a shelter for children and knew that wasn’t what she wanted to do. She taught art and music at a day program for teens and knew that wasn’t her mission. Then she met Kathy Bond, an expatriate American who has lived in Brazil for 20 years. Bond wrote a book about leading women’s groups in talking about health and sexuality.

DURING A SUNDAY VISITATION with

the São Paulo Prison Pastoral at Sant’Ana Women’s Penitentiary, Coldwell spotted the barren courtyards. “I thought how cool it would be to have a garden there,” she says. She found a class on urban gardening offered by the city of São Paulo. Applicants were asked to suggest ways to “multiply” the concept of urban gardening in the city. Coldwell and three other women submitted a proposal for a prison garden project. “They loved it,” she says, “and we got 200 plants as a reward.” The local university, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, was so intrigued by the idea of a prison garden that a professor joined the team. The plants were soon nestled in gardens bounded by PVC pipe and hanging flower pots carved out of plastic soda bottles. “I had these grand plans for it to become this awesome self-sustaining prison garden,” Coldwell admits. But she realized things

the women in Sant’Ana prison never leave her mind. And their letters addressed to “Dear, Katie” keep coming to the Excelsior post office. Coldwell hopes and prays the garden flourishes. “We go in as a catalyst for change. That’s what being a missionary is about,” she says. But sometimes it’s hard to be home with her own family and realize the women are still in prison, away from their families, sleeping on a cold floor. “I loved visiting with the women and learning about their lives,” she says. “And I loved the way I grew with God, too. One of the Ignatian teachings is about finding God in all things, and, literally, when I got to São Paulo, I thought ‘Holy cow, how am I going to find God in this concrete jungle?’ But part of the reason I became a missionary is because I want to grow in my relationship with God. In Brazil, I grew with God in ways I never imagined.” m Marquette Magazine

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e EMILY OBERNEDER pads barefoot on the carpet in the TV room of her home. Her face, framed by brown

pigtails, lights up when an imaginative little boy named

Caillou appears on the television screen. Caillou holds her attention for a few moments, before a 3-year-old’s natural

restlessness sets in and Emily is off to the next thing. After stopping to share her crackers with a visitor, she climbs happily onto her mom’s lap, an iPad in tow.

Emily is a curious, playful, engaging little girl. She also has Down syndrome. Her diagnosis shortly after birth

was a surprise to her parents, Dan and Kathleen, who

met as undergrads at Marquette. But it laid the groundwork for the most pivotal undertaking of their lives —  that is building a Milwaukee location, the very first in Wisconsin, of GiGi’s Playhouse, an established, nonprofit achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome.

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Marquette Magazine captured Emily’s first-ever swing in the air with parents Kathleen and Dan. She couldn’t get enough of the fun.

Alumni rally to create a “place to celebrate” children with Down syndrome and support their families.

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It is not simply for the Oberneder family, which includes daughters Lily, 8, and Caroline, 5, that the Mequon, Wis., couple embraced this cause. It is for the community — individuals of all ages with Down syndrome, their families and society at large.

APPROXIMATELY 1 IN EVERY 691 BABIES in the United States is born with

Down syndrome, according to the National Down Syndrome Society. The most common form of Down syndrome is Trisomy 21, which refers to a baby having three copies of the 21st chromosome. The Oberneders describe the devastation they experienced upon receiving their daughter’s diagnosis. “The moment Emily came out, the oxygen left the room,” says Kathleen, Comm ’95. “The nurses, the obstetrician can’t say anything until a pediatrician makes the diagnosis.”

Physical traits such as the shape of a baby’s eyes can indicate Down syndrome, but a chromosomal test, called a karyotype, confirms the diagnosis. Says Kathleen of that awful period in the hospital before the diagnosis: “I will never forget the nurse in labor and delivery was crying when she left.” For other families in the same position, Kathleen and Dan, PT ’95, say they would edit the birth story of a baby with Down syndrome to be like every birth, a time to express joy — not sorrow. “Hold the baby and the parents and say, ‘Congratulations’,” suggests Dan. It may not change the dated perceptions of what someone with Down syndrome is capable

of, but it can help, the Oberneders argue. An additional source of anxiety for them was leaving the hospital with a baby whose needs surpassed resources they could turn to for support. The couple knew they needed guidance as parents rearing a child who faces additional challenges. Kathleen and Dan immediately immersed themselves in all things related to Down syndrome. One of Kathleen’s first calls was to a friend in Dallas, the mother of an 8-year-old son with Down syndrome. “If anyone could give wisdom, it was her,” says Kathleen. Through family connections and networking, they also were introduced to a few local parents who are dealing with the same diagnosis but more complications. Some have children with serious medical issues such as heart problems that often accompany the syndrome. In the difficult days and months after bringing their daughter home from the hospital, Kathleen and Dan mourned what felt to them like a “death.” And, yet, solace in an unconditional, unjaded form surrounded them. “I was emotionally grieving,” recalls Dan, “and our girls reacted with nothing but love. They had a hard time understanding why we cried all the time.”

Casting a wide net for resources for their family, the Oberneders learned about GiGi’s

Playhouse and made the 100-mile trek to GiGi’s in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Named after founder Nancy Gianni’s daughter GiGi, whose bubbly personality shines through in photography on the website, the center “immediately hugs you,” says Dan of their first experience. “It’s a place where we as parents can talk to other parents going through the same thing.” GiGi herself is not intimidated by being thrust into the spotlight, her mom says. Three years ago, the then-9-year-old spoke at an event for 1,100 people at Chicago’s Navy Pier. “She stood up straight and ran her hand down the front of her dress, which reminded her to calm herself,” recalls Gianni. “She knew she was there to talk about her life. GiGi’s has given her the self-esteem to stand up for herself.” GiGi’s Playhouse programs weren’t created to take the place of conventional school education, but, rather, to build on those teachings and offer more specialized learning. The point is to maximize self-confidence and help individuals with Down syndrome meet their potential. GiGi’s does that by offering literacy and math tutoring; playgroups; family night; programs for gross motor development to combat hypotonia or low muscle tone; karate and cooking classes; and much more. “One of the biggest reasons I want to be involved

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GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE is staffed by volunteers is that new parents need help and hope,” Dan says. into account Kathleen and Dan’s nonprofits. “I jumped and offers 30 educational and The beauty of the playhouse model, which upbringing (which instilled the “drive on board,” Pelzer therapeutic programs created by Gianni calls a “place to celebrate,” not a sterile to serve others,” says Kathleen) and In 2013, continues. licensed professionals. environment, is that it teaches acceptance. And their Marquette education, which GiGi’s Playhouse more than 16,000 children and “acceptance is action,” says Gianni. emphasized advocacy and social Milwaukee is a adults benefited from GiGi’s programs. The Oberneders returned home from that justice, the couple understands that quintessential grassroots 2013 visit to GiGi’s with a mission. GiGi’s lists this effort isn’t only about Emily. “Uneffort, with everyone on the steps to opening a location on its website. less other individuals excel, Emily will be board rolling up their It starts with outreach to area families of children brought down, too,” says Kathleen. “The body sleeves, making calls, sending with Down syndrome and recruiting people has unlimited ability to improve. It just letters and emails, planning events, and interested in being part of a team as board members, needs direction.” recruiting volunteers. The Oberneders and their fundraisers and so on. Kathleen connected with dynamic board recently announced that GiGi’s local moms, including Emily Peters, whose 10The Oberneders had little trouble conveying Playhouse Milwaukee will be located at 8629 year-old son Gaige has a dual diagnosis of Down that message to the people who now comprise N. Port Washington Rd., in the Riverpoint Shopping syndrome and autism. Peters speaks of the lack their team, some of them fellow alumni. Marci Center in Fox Point, Wis. Another center is due to of resources available to them when Gaige was Pelzer, CJPA ’95, a former classmate who has a open in Madison, Wis. born. “Our family felt really alone,” says Peters. background in public relations and fundraising, She joined the drive to build GiGi’s Playhouse calls the Kathleen and Dan co-founder combination In a blink, Emily Oberneder has switched the Milwaukee as secretary of the board. “magical.” It was no surprise to her that the duo game she was playing on the iPad to a show on Beyond knowing the achievement center “could galvanized efforts and raised more than $100,000 Netflix. Her parents reach for the device to turn it enhance Gaige’s life tremendously,” in terms to open a Milwaukee location. off. They know their child has access to tools that of socialization and building on the edu Fundraising continues in earnest. will empower, educate and build confidence. cational framework laid at school, “Dan has amazing interThey’re making sure of it. Her mom says it best: Peters says the GiGi’s bond is like personal skills, and “I can do as much as I want in these walls for FUNDAMENTAL “being part of an extended family. Kathleen, with her business my child. But if I don’t get out there and advocate to the core tenets of educating, This is a place ‘to belong.’” skills, is a dynamo,” says and empower ... This is an opportunity to do it in inspiring and helping individuals Knowing the center would benePelzer, whom Kathleen a tangible, physical world.” m achieve is that the programs fit their child was one thing. Taking sought for advice on are offered free of charge. The inability to pay should not deter anyone from achieving his or her potential.

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Working for an innovative

company has great perks. A shuttle transports Facebookers to the company’s Menlo Park, Calif., campus. Snacks and treats are plentiful in the office. Workstations fitted with the latest MacBooks and organized

class notes into pods maximize collaboration. “All of our perks are designed for convenience so people can focus on work,” Grdina says. “The environment is like coming to work at Disney World.”

A job like this didn’t exist

when Grdina started at Marquette in 2005, back when a college email address was needed to access Facebook. “When they let high schoolers on, people thought it was the end of Facebook,” Grdina jokes. Turns out it was only the beginning for the social media giant. “It’s fascinating to

Facebook fanatic

have been at the forefront of Facebook,” she says, “when it was just a place for college kids to goof around. Now, it’s a global business with more than 1.2 billion users.” — Jessica Bazan, Comm ’14

Genevieve Grdina, Comm ’09, spends her work time like many employees — on her Facebook page. The difference? Her “likes” are good business. “We have to be signed into Facebook to access the internal servers, so I am on my personal Facebook account all day,” explains Grdina, an associate manager on Facebook’s corporate communications team.

She and her team share all things Facebook with the press — from news

about CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Facebook’s $1 billion Instagram acquisition in 2012. “One of our mottos is ‘ruthless prioritization.’ I work hard to prioritize day to day and focus on exactly what is happening in the moment to stay on top of all the inquiries and press requests we receive,” she says.

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Korean War. He also founded Public Communications Inc. in 1963 and was CEO until he retired in 2000.

Fran Gautieri Brown, Arts ’61, received a lifetime achievement award from the New York Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She is former director of the social work departments of the Bellevue Hospital Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.

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Charles Radloff, Bus Ad ’56, and his wife Ede received an award from Patriarch Fouad Twal, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, for volunteer services with the church in the Holy Land. The award was presented by the Most Rev. Cirilo Flores, the bishop of San Diego, in March 2014.

♥ Robert Janess, Arts ’64, and

John Nuhn, Jour ’69, retired after 43 years in the publishing industry, including 34 as photography director of the National Wildlife Magazine, a publication of the National Wildlife Federation in Reston, Va. The magazine won 37 national photography awards during his tenure. He remains involved in the industry, including with the North American Nature Photography Association, which he helped found in 1993. He and his wife Shirley, Sp ’72, live in Oakton, Va.

Janet (Arch) Janess, Arts ’64, celebrated their 50th anniversary.

1970

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1950 REUNION YEAR

Paul Salsini, Jour ’58, Grad ’85, published the fifth book in his award-winning series, A Piazza for Sant’Antonio: Five Novellas of 1980s Tuscany.

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Rev. Walter W. Mayer, Arts ’51, celebrated the 55th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on May 30, 2014. He is in residence at St. Michael Parish in Livermore, Calif.

Warren G. Hahn, P.E., Eng ’59, was re-elected chair of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

♥ Robert Natrop, Eng ’52, and Louise (Smith) Natrop, Dent Hy ’54, celebrated their 60th anniversary in February 2014. James (Jim) Strenski, Jour ’52, received the Paul L. Whiting, Sr., Service Award, which recognizes a leader in the Tampa Bay, Fla., community for a strong sense of mission and giving back. He was a communications and public information officer with the U.S. Navy and NATO during the

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Astrid (Richie) O’Brien, Grad ’59, authored A Mysticism of Kindness: The Biography of “Lucie Christine,” published by the University of Scranton Press. She and her husband celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends, and she retired from Fordham University after 53 years of teaching philosophy.

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Barbara Sternig, Jour ’64, has been an entertainment journalist in Hollywood since 1970 and released her book On Chestnut Street … A 1940s Childhood in Words and Pictures with Front Row Publishing. The story is a memoir about her family’s years in Deerfield, Ill., and incorporates hundreds of her late father’s vintage photographs. Visit barbarasternig.com.

1965 REUNION YEAR

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1966 Collins Fitzpatrick, Arts ’66, presented the 26th Thomas Fairchild Lecture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Law School. The lecture was titled “Protecting the Fourth Amendment So We Do Not Sacrifice Freedom for Security.”

REUNION YEAR

1969

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Leonard (Lenny) Ignelzi, Bus Ad ’69, was featured in a half-hour PBS show in San Diego about his time as a photographer for the Associated Press.

REUNION YEAR

Bruce Klem, Bus Ad ’70, Grad ’74, retired from his purchasing career at the Associated Bag Co. in Milwaukee. He also retired as a colonel from the U.S. Army after 30 years of service.

1971 Capt. Robert J. Decesari, USN (Ret.), P.E., Eng ’71, and his wife Susan celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in May 2014. He is a retired Navy captain, and she is a clinical laboratory scientist. They live in San Diego. Chris Nemeth, Arts ’71, was named 2013 Engineer/Scientist of the Year by his company, Applied Research Associates, a national science and engineering consulting firm headquartered in Albuquerque, N.M. He performs cognitive systems engineering work in high-risk sectors, including with the military, national security and health care. His fifth book, Becoming Resilient, is scheduled for release this year.

1972 Carol Stryker, Arts ’72, and her husband Harry retired after 39 years of teaching in the Paterson, N.J., public schools. They


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will rebuild their home and make new memories with family and friends on the Jersey Shore.

1973 Jane Ipsen, Nurs ’73, is president/ CEO of the Carmel (Calif.) Valley Manor, a continuing care retirement community.

Disney thrill ride

Chris Kaesberg, Arts ’73, retired after a career that included working as a computer programmer and analyst, running a photography and videography business, teaching math and computers, and helping schools with computer software.

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The most thrilling ride for Jenni Magee-Cook, Arts ’92,

didn’t happen on a roller coaster.

It happened in the middle of the Nevada desert, after Magee-Cook pulled her Honda Accord off the road to call home and pick up messages. That’s when she heard the job offer of her dreams from Disney in California. She started “at the bottom of the starting point,” she says, as a production assistant in 1995. “I worked at every level between PA and producer. It was like a second college education.”

That was a leap for a woman who transferred to Marquette to shadow

the physical therapy program. After graduating, Magee-Cook’s plans still included one day getting a PT degree. Then a friend mentioned a job opening at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

“When I walked in the doors at Disney, my eyes lit up,” she remembers.

“There was a slow awakening in me of how much I love the creative process of storytelling.”

Magee-Cook worked on teams that produced wonderful films, including

The Emperor’s New Groove, Brother Bear and Mulan. Recently, she was the producer of Disneytoon Studios’ The Pirate Fairy, partnering with director Peggy Holmes to assemble the “correct” team to bring the director’s story to life. “There is different chemistry for every film,” she explains.

The biggest charge, Magee-Cook says, is the moment everything comes

together. “We work so hard on a movie. Then you get to the scoring session on the huge sound lot and the orchestra warms up, and you hear this swirl of sound that’s so big with the pictures playing ... it makes the hair on your arms stand up.” — Joni Moths Mueller

Paul Jackson, Arts ’74, received the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service from President Barack Obama in an Oval Office ceremony. He is retiring from federal service after 40 years, including 20 for three presidential administrations. Joseph Waldeck, Law ’74, is a partner at the Chicago-based family law firm Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP. He works in the Lake Forest, Ill., office.

1975 REUNION YEAR

Len DeFranco, Bus Ad ’75, received the John Marshall Law School Freedom Award.

1976 James H. Kaster, Arts ’76, Law ’79, was recertified as an MSBA board certified civil trial law specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. The designation is earned by leading attorneys who complete a rigorous approval process, including an examination in a specialty area, a peer review and documented experience.

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David Kern, Arts ’76, of Wauwatosa, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA. Thomas McElligott, Arts ’76, Law ’83, of Wauwatosa, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA. John Rothstein, Arts ’76, Law ’79, of Thiensville, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA. Thomas J. Schellinger, Arts ’76, was re-elected to the Waukesha County Board and serves on the land use, and health and human services committees.

1977 Jane Lewis, Dent Hy ’77, published Forensic Document Examination Fundamentals and Current Trends, a cutting-edge, comprehensive reference on scientific methodology applied to questioned document problems. She was a forensic document analyst for the FBI, U.S. Secret Service and Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory and has a private practice in Milwaukee.

Eva (Augustin) Rumpf, Grad ’77, published her fourth book, In Liberty’s Name, a historical book inspired by her French ancestors who lived in Haiti during the slave insurrection.

1978 Steve Olson, Sp ’78, was elected mayor of Franklin, Wis. He has been active in city affairs for more than 22 years and was a four-term alderman. Daniel Tyson, Law ’78, was recertified as an MSBA board certified civil trial law specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. The designation is earned by leading attorneys who complete a rigorous approval process, including an examination in a specialty area, a peer review and documented experience.

1979 Michael Anderson, Bus Ad ’79, is president of Snow & Ice Pros Inc. in Hammond, Ind., and chairman of the board of directors for the Milwaukee-based Snow and Ice Management Association.

Steven Laraway, Law ’79, was named to the 2014 Cambridge Premier Club by Cambridge Investment Research Inc. The honor recognizes a financial adviser’s level of client service and financial success and a commitment to the company’s core values.

1980

’83, was elected to the board

of the Family Defense Center, a nonprofit that advocates for justice for families in the child welfare system. He is chairman of Kaleidoscope Inc., a nonprofit that helps Chicago children recover from abuse and neglect. Robert Duffy, Arts ’81, Law ’84, of Milwaukee was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

REUNION YEAR

Adelheid Fischer, Arts ’80, received the 2014 Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award. Michael D. Flanagan, Arts ’80, of Brookfield, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA. Joel Stoller, Arts ’80, of Menomonee Falls, Wis., is a Boeing MD-83 captain for the charter airline Falcon Air, which has bases in Miami and Phoenix. Previously, he flew for Midwest Airlines in Milwaukee and Evergreen International in New York.

1981 William Binder, Bus Ad ’81, Grad

CELEBRATING ALUMNI

Kay Hunt, Law ’81, chair of the Lommen Abdo Law Firm’s appellate practice, was named a Minnesota Lawyer 2013 Attorney of the Year. Attorneys are chosen for their leadership, involvement in major cases or other newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional services and public service. She also continues her twoyear term as a board member for Lommen Abdo. Rhonda Kraai, Grad ’81, is an assistant professor of special education at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. Patrick G. Quick, Bus Ad ’81, of Mequon, Wis., was recognized

MILE STONE

Wedding topper Dr. Ransford Palmer, Arts ’61, Grad ’62, and Sally (Williams) Palmer, Arts ’61, celebrated their 50th anniversary in August. They were married at Church of the Gesu with the late Rev. Richard Porter, S.J., Marquette professor of economics, blessing their union. Randy taught economics at graduate and undergraduate levels and retired from Howard University in Washington, D.C., after 40 years. He holds the title of professor emeritus. Sally is a freelance writer/ editor whose work has appeared in national and local publications. The Palmers have three children and two grandchildren. Are you celebrating a milestone event? Tell us. Go to marquette.edu/classnotes and share your news.

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Auld Lang Syne Aaron Boxer, Arts ’43, Law ’48; Bob Birmingham, Sr., Bus Ad ’50; and Don O’Reilly, Eng ’58; were among eight World War II veterans of the 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force, who gathered for a reunion in Norwich, England, to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy. They realized they shared a second connection — Marquette — because one of them thought to wear a Marquette sweatshirt. “We gravitated to each other,” Boxer says. Boxer flew 35 bombing missions and earned seven air medals and five battle stars. Birmingham, a nose gunner, was a member of a crew of 10 that had to bail out over Sweden. O’Reilly was military police in England. Send us your two-minute story! Go to marquette.edu/twominute and share your story.

in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

1982 Joseph J. Patchen, Arts ’82, was reappointed to serve as a Connecticut judicial magistrate through June 30, 2017. He presides over small claims and housing matters, as well as motor vehicle and infraction cases. Luann Revenew, Jour ’82, launched Revenew Inc., a branding and communication firm in Denver that focuses on the health care, finance, housing and hospitality industries. Jay Rothman, Arts ’82, of Whitefish Bay, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

1983 Richard Poirier, Arts ’83, Law ’86, was promoted to president of the Church Mutual Insurance Corp. in Merrill, Wis. Previously, he was senior vice president and general manager of claims for the Liberty Mutual Agency Markets Corp.

Brian Wenger, Arts ’83, is executive vice president and chief legal officer of Optum, a division of the Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group. He leads division-wide legal efforts and participates in strategic initiatives at Optum and the enterprise level of the UnitedHealth Group.

1984 Chris Curry, Jour ’84, was promoted to print/digital weekly edition editor of the Kansas City (Mo.) Business Journal. Eamonn O’Keeffe, Arts ’84, Grad ’03, is director of mission integration at Columbia St. Mary’s Health System in Milwaukee, responsible for workplace spirituality, engagement and model community, associate formation programs, holistic care, and leadership for the spiritual care and mission initiatives departments.

1985 REUNION YEAR

Patricia Hintz, Bus Ad ’85, was named a 2014 Woman in the

Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal. She is a member of the tax practice group of Milwaukee’s Quarles & Brady LLP and a certified public accountant in Wisconsin. Walter Skipper, Bus Ad ’85, of Elm Grove, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

1986 Daniel Young, Bus Ad ’86, is a two-year board member of the Lommen Abdo Law Firm.

1987 Rev. Michael Bayard, S.J., Arts ’87, is provincial assistant for parish ministry for the California Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus in Portland, Ore.

1988 Robert Bembenel, Jour ’88, works in ad sales at Milwaukee’s Catholic Herald. Rafael Mercado, Arts ’88, opened a new office, Castle Hills Family Dental, in San Antonio.

Randall (Randy) Satterfield, Arts ’88, is executive vice president of strategic planning and project development at American Transmission Co. in Wauwatosa, Wis. He oversees business development, strategic planning, regulatory policy and communication.

1989 James Casey, Jr., Grad ’89, is president-elect of the Nonresident Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin and pre-award manager in the Carnegie Mellon University Office of Sponsored Programs in Pittsburgh. Michael Jaskolski, Eng ’89, of Pewaukee, Wis., was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

1990 REUNION YEAR

Eric Derbes, Law ’90, was elected 2014 president of the Jefferson Bar Association in Jefferson Parish, La. He is a member of the Derbes Law Firm LLC, a 10-attorney firm in

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Metairie, La. He and his wife Rebecca have five children. Leslie (Biggins) Mollsen, Comm ’90, was ranked the country’s third most effective fundraising consultant by Michael Chapman, ambassador of giving and creator of #WhyiGive, one of Twitter’s most popular social media chats about philanthropy. She is the only woman in the top five on the 40-person list. She is owner and CEO of the American City Bureau Inc. in West Dundee, Ill.

Richard Rytman, Law ’94, is director of global security for the Chrysler Group LLC in Auburn Hills, Mich.

1991

James C. Villa, Arts ’94, is vice president for university relations at the University of Wisconsin system, developing, implementing and evaluating strategies that improve its relationships with elected state leaders.

♥ Jeanne Van Lancker, Arts ’91,

1995

and Michael Slesar, Jour ’89, celebrated their 20th anniversary this year. They live in Fairfax, Va., with their son Daniel.

1992 Jill Backer, Arts ’92, was featured for her employer outreach work at the Brooklyn Law School in the March issue of The National Law Journal. John K. Wilson, Arts ’92, was recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.

1993 Brian Suerth, Bus Ad ’93, was promoted to president of the Technology Assurance Group, an international organization of unified communication companies based in San Diego. He is a partner at Voice Smart Networks, a Southern California technology company.

1994 Caroline Krider, Grad ’94, is senior vice president and Milwaukee market leader for U.S. Bank’s national corporate banking. She was named a 2014 “Women of Influence” by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

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REUNION YEAR

Megan Kamerick, Jour ’95, is producer of New Mexico in Focus, a weekly public affairs program on New Mexico PBS/KNME in Albuquerque, N.M. Her TED talk on women in the media was named a Top 10 TED Talk for Women by celebritycafe.com. Karen Prochniewski, Arts ’95, received the 2014 Institute for Court Management’s Vice President’s Award of Merit for Applied Research. It’s presented annually to a graduating student of ICM’s prestigious fellows program for most outstanding research project. Dr. Lance Richey, Grad ’95, ’04, is dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind., where he lives with his wife Carol and their five children.

1996 Kelly Risser, Comm ’96, released her debut novel, Never Forgotten, in June with Clean Teen Publishing. Ten percent of the first month’s sales profits were

donated to Susan G. Komen breast cancer awareness. Christine Wilke, Arts ’96, received a master of divinity from the Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., in May. She is pursuing ordination in the United Church of Christ.

1997 Bradley C. Fulton, Law ’97, is president and managing partner of DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. in Madison, Wis., focusing on business operations and corporate responsibilities, and managing key capital resources such as staff and attorneys. Peter P. Pedraza, Arts ’97, manages market strategy communication for Boeing Commercial Airplanes from Boeing Corporate Communications in Chicago.

1998 Laurie E. Meyer, Law ’98, is a shareholder on the labor and employment team at the Milwaukee office of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. She investigates and defends claims alleging discrimination, as well as harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and denial of medical leave or disability accommodations.

1999 Colleen Boraca, Arts ’99, is a clinical assistant professor at the Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she supervises and teaches a health advocacy clinic course. Brian Castner, Eng ’99, authored The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows.

Matthew Journy, Arts ’99, was named Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer of the Year in the young attorney category by the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Business Law. He is a senior associate in the nonprofit practice at the Washington, D.C., office of Venable LLP.

2000 REUNION YEAR

Jeff Blahnik, Arts ’00, Law ’03, is director of admissions at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

2001 Matthew Huster, Bus Ad ’01, is a litigation attorney at Morgan & Morgan in Atlanta. Daniel Lazarz, Bus Ad ’01, is a broker in the professional services practice group of Swett & Crawford in Dallas. Sylvia (Konopka) Wrobel, Eng ’01, is senior director of marketing for Transcatheter Heart Valves at Edwards Lifesciences, a global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring.

2002 Paul Swiatek, Comm ’02, and his brother Mike won the They Might Be Giants Am I Awake? music video contest, judged by comedian John Hodgman. The video was featured on several different news sites, including USA Today, Buzzfeed and the WGN Morning News.

2003 Sherry D. Coley, Law ’03, is serving a two-year term as secretary of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She is a member of the litigation practice group in the Green Bay, Wis., office of


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Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. Her practice is dedicated to representing business/employer interests in employment and commercial disputes. She is also a member of the firm’s product liability and tort practice group. Colleen Duffy, Bus Ad ’03, received her M.B.A. at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Animal farm

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Tammera Dykema, Bus Ad ’92,

knows a great spot to pick up chicks.

Head to Dominion Valley Farm, the 36-acre, all-natural farm she shares with her husband, Brandon, four boys, and hundreds of chickens, cows, pigs and turkeys. Customers come to Allenton, Wis., from as far away as Chicago to purchase their antibiotic- and hormone-free meat at the Pickup Joint. “This is our ministry in a way,” she says. “We are providing wonderful foods to families. If we wanted to get rich, we wouldn’t farm.”

Tammera grew up on a family farm but had no aspirations of actually

making a living from one. Brandon wanted to be a farmer since the third grade. In 1997, the couple stumbled across a dilapidated farmhouse and land that called their names. A plan was hatched.

These days, Cornish Cross and Bronze Ranger chickens, Broad-breasted

White turkeys, Tamworth and Large Black heritage hogs, and Galloway steers stomp and strut through the rolling southeastern Wisconsin hills.

Tammera is the “clean farmer.” She leads Dominion Valley Farm’s mar-

keting efforts and customer service and also works 55 hours a week as a medical transcriptionist. Brandon tends the farm full time to ensure the cattle, poultry and pigs are raised strictly on pasture, where they’re free to roam and enjoy sunlight and fresh air.

“This optimal living environment makes for the healthiest animals

and the best-tasting, most flavorful meats. We’re raising them the way God intended them to be raised,” Tammera says. — Becky Dubin Jenkins HUNGRY? Learn more at dominionvalleyfarm.com or by calling (262) 629-9423.

Carleen Freesmeier, H Sci ’03, Grad ’05, is on the board of directors of Milwaukee’s Infinity HealthCare. She is a physician assistant in emergency medicine at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, Ill. Andrew Narrai, Grad ’03, received the American Advertising Federation’s Barton A. Cummings Gold Medal Award for his distinguished volunteer service to the industry.

2005 REUNION YEAR

Robert M. Campobasso, Arts ’05, is an associate attorney focusing on toxic tort matters in the Chicago office of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. Previously, he was a public defender at the Kendall County Office of the Public Defender in Yorkville, Ill.

2006 Brian Blaney, Bus Ad ’06, is a financial services manager at the Bode Financial Group Ltd. Carol Dufek, Prof St ’06, Grad ’09, was re-elected to the South Milwaukee School Board. Melissa Huerta, Grad ’06, is an assistant professor of Spanish and Latino studies at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

2007 Michael “Cy” Cajthaml, Comm ’07, started his own company, Cy Financial, in Overland Park, Kan. Marquette Magazine

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CELEBRATING ALUMNI

STONE

Résumé on top of the pile Rev. Robert Terrence McCahill, M.M., was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1937; lived in Goshen, Ind., until 1957; and was “attracted to God in Seattle” in 1956. The last attribute certainly makes his résumé stand apart. This year, this servant of God who was ordained in 1964 marks his jubilee as a Maryknoll priest. Father McCahill sends updates to Marquette Magazine from Bangladesh, India, where he has been missioned since 1975. A recent visit to campus, the first in many years, brought big surprises — Noonan Hall is gone. It also triggered splendid memories. Marquette Magazine wishes him peace and joy. Classmates may write Father McCahill at P.O. Box 2399; Dhaka-1000; Bangladesh. Are you celebrating a milestone event? Tell us. Go to marquette.edu/classnotes and send us a picture.

Tiffany Gregory-Barnes, Bus Ad ’07, is in the inaugural class of students at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law.

A.J. (Becker) Jorgenson, Comm ’07, is communications director for the Manufacturing Institute in Washington, D.C.

a Smithsonian affiliate, in Telluride, Colo.

2008

Kimberly Hanson, H Sci ’09, received her master of public health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta. She is a fellow with the Global Health Security Branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Erica Blume, Arts ’08, is a trial attorney specializing in personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability cases at the Simon Law Firm, P.C., in St. Louis. Jocelyn Carmella Miller, Arts ’08, received her master of science from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is a researcher in the college’s Human and Molecular Genetics Center. Stacy Klotka, Arts ’08, is program director of the Pinhead Institute,

My university president judges dunk contests with Jabari Parker. Welcome to @MarquetteU STUDENT A LEX M C LEA N ON T W I TTER

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Jessica Lenaghan, H Sci ’09, received a doctor of medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is a family medicine resident at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee. Rebecca Mitich, Law ’09, received the Aspire Emerging Leader Award from Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women. The award honors a woman in commercial real estate who in five or fewer years has demonstrated she will be an industry leader. She is a member

of the commercial real estate, commercial finance, and condominium and HOA law teams at the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek. Aaron Smith, Grad ’09, published A Theology of the Third Article: Karl Barth and the Spirit of the Word. The book is rewritten from the doctoral dissertation he completed under the direction of Marquette professor Rev. Philip Rossi, S.J. Eric Robert Weh, Arts ’09, received a doctor of philosophy degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Michael Zemaitis, H Sci ’09, graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.

2010 Amanda Becker, H Sci ’10, graduated from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and


Sarah Bly, H Sci ’10, graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine and is a pediatric resident at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Medicine–Baraboo Rural Training Track.

ALUMNI IN ATTENDANCE

Graham Hill, H Sci ’10, graduated from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is an anesthesiology resident at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Laura Kolar, Arts ’10, started a nonprofit in Uganda, the NabulagaMore Project, which raises money to fund the Access Art and Gujja Ting African Art organizations.

Michael Strigenz, H Sci ’10, graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School and is a urology resident at the University of Iowa.

Bria Meyer, Arts ’10, graduated from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and is a general surgery resident at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals. Christopher Owen, Arts ’10, is a Peace Corps member in Ecuador, serving as a natural resource conservation volunteer specializing in sustainable business for 15 indigenous Incan communities in the Andean highlands. Abigail (Koker) Puglisi, H Sci ’10, graduated from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a family medicine resident in the University of Wisconsin Department of Family

Meggie (Ryan) Kopplin, Arts ’06, Grad ’10; Leslie Wolfe, Bus Ad ’06; Christina Leinartas, Bus Ad ’08; Brandon Casey, Arts ’06, Law ’09; Megan (Fitzgerald) Witte, H Sci ’06, Grad ’10, ’11; Crystal Bruffett, Arts ’06; and Brian Miller, Bus Ad ’06.

Kent Rosenwald, H Sci ’10, received a doctor of medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is a pediatrics resident at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Zachary Rost, H Sci ’10, graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and is a resident at the University of Toledo Medical Center. He plans to become an interventional radiologist.

Molly Lepic, H Sci ’10, graduated from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine with a dual degree in osteopathy and anatomy and is an obstetrics and gynecology resident at Milwaukee’s Aurora–Sinai Hospital.

2011 Murtiyati Sutanto, Bus Ad ’11, is a senior accountant at RitzHolman CPAs in Milwaukee. 1st Lt. Eric Wilson, U.S. Army, Arts ’11, completed his tour in Afghanistan with Special Operations Task Force East and is working on his master’s degree.

2012

WEDDINGS

Danielle Grant, Arts ’95, and Bryce Miller, July 20, 2013 at St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn. The bride’s sister, Gabby Grant, Eng ’94, was her attendant. The couple lives in St. Louis Park, Minn. Jeffrey Noe, Bus Ad ’03, Grad ’07, and Jacqueline Limberg, H Sci ’05, Feb. 25, 2012 at Grace Lutheran Church in Cambridge, Wis. He is a senior analyst with Exelon, and she is a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic. The couple lives in Rochester, Minn. Yasmin Chaudhury, Comm ’06, and Daniel Malik, Bus Ad ’08, Dec. 28, 2013 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in San Francisco. The couple lives in Chicago. ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Katelyn Baker, Comm ’12, is an art assistant at SELF Magazine in New York.

2014 Michal Gawlik, Eng ’14, is a patent engineer at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in Milwaukee.

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is a pediatric resident at the University of Wisconsin’s American Family Children’s Hospital.

Noelle (Gilbreath) Knopic, Arts ’06; Maureen Ryan, Arts ’06; Anna Kees, Arts ’06, Law ’09; Emili Ballweg, Eng ’06; Matthew Hart, Arts ’05, Grad ’09; Sean McGovern, Bus Ad ’06, Grad ’07; and Martin Graham-McHugh, Arts ’07.

Tiffany Nichols, Arts ’06, Grad ’11, and Robert Nichols, April 10, 2014 at Cuvée in Milwaukee. She is a benefits and compensation manager, and he is a college football coach. The couple lives in Wisconsin. ALUMNAE IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Joanna Brooks, Arts ’06, Grad ’10; and Jenell (Walton) Akouala, Arts ’06.

Rehana Absar, Arts ’07, and Alec Lothert, Bus Ad ’06, May 3, 2014 at the Grain Exchange in Milwaukee. ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Carissa Roberts, Bus Ad ’07; Nick Matkovich, Comm ’06; and John Empfield, Arts ’07. Jennifer Beio, Comm ’07, and Clay Jones, Oct. 4, 2013 at City Hall in New York and Oct. 12, 2013 at the River Café in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is partner and executive strategy director at the consulting firm Undercurrent LLC, and she left her job as associate digital director at Ikon3 to teach yoga full time. They live in Brooklyn. ALUMNAE IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Christy Pregont, Arts ’07; and Jennifer Harris, H Sci ’06.

Thanks to the fellow @MarquetteU alumni who gave up his seat on my @SouthwestAir flight so I could have the extra leg room. #WeAreMarquette ALU MN U S TO M LISZKA O N T WITTER

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in memoriam

Harry E. Norton, Eng ’35 John W. Schoonenberg, Bus Ad ’36 Mary A. Klein, Dent Hy ’37 Dorothy G. Youngbeck, Jour ’39 Jeanne M. Almeroth, Jour ’40 Gladys B. Conley, Nurs ’40 Joseph E. Kupferberg, Arts ’40 Hilda M. Isermann, Arts ’41 Harriet B. Loughlin, Arts ’41 Ruth M. Rauenhorst, Arts ’41 Ambrose M. Sterr, Arts ’41, Dent ’42 Eugenia V. Van Ark, Med Tech ’41 Ralph J. Chmurski, Arts ’42, Law ’46

David H. Rolfes, Eng ’48

Frederick J. Heinzen, Arts ’52,

Dominic V. Donatello, Eng ’58

Jerome J. Schwartz, Bus Ad ’48

Charles W. Garbedian, Jour ’58

John W. Trageser, Eng ’48

Robert D. Lewis, Bus Ad ’52

LaVerne E. Gebhard, Bus Ad ’58,

Walter J. Yakich, Eng ’48

Robert Natrop, Eng ’52

Donald J. Albrecht, Med ’49

J.P. Shaughnessy, Arts ’52

Alvar Gellings, Bus Ad ’58

Donald E. Buerosse, Arts ’49

James C. Starke, Arts ’52, Med ’55

John M. Kucharski, Eng ’58

Mary E. Cahill, Arts ’49, Grad ’52

Louis L. Stern, Bus Ad ’52

Patrick Lawless, Jr., Bus Ad ’58

Bruce R. Curry, Eng ’49

Raymond M. Fiocchi, Dent ’53

Sally L. McQueen, PT ’58

Rose M. Dombroski, Arts ’49

Leonard J. Gavigan, Arts ’53, Law ’56

Ellen C. Miller, Arts ’58

W.P. Germain, Law ’49

James L. McKenna, Med ’53

Frank G. Neu, Bus Ad ’58

William C. Herman, Arts ’49

Floyd A. Michalski, Dent ’53

Ervin R. Nowak, Bus Ad ’58

Joan B. Jorgensen, Arts ’49

Patrick J. Smith, Jour ’53, Grad ’62

Mona B. Perry, Arts ’58

John J. Koch, Bus Ad ’49

Patricia M. Wettin, Nurs ’53

James N. Wolter, Bus Ad ’58

Robert R. Locksmith, Eng ’49

John D. Arndorfer, Arts ’54

Robert L. Chamberlain, Bus Ad ’59

Mel A. Mochalski, Arts ’49

Raymond Burczyk, Law ’54

Mieczyslaw Gajewski, Grad ’59

David R. Richards, Bus Ad ’49

Eugene W. Hippler, Jour ’54

James W. Duncan, Arts ’60

K.J. Riley, Eng ’49

Ann E. Knab, Nurs ’54

William D. Gardner, Law ’60

Med ’55

Grad ’64

The Marquette University community joins in prayerful remembrance of those who have died. May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Eternal rest grant unto them, Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.

Marie E. Kuenzi, Nurs ’42 Eleanor E. McGaver, Nurs ’42 Lee J. Stieber, Eng ’43 Henry J. Wisniewski, Arts ’43,

Grad ’48

Bernadette M. Steep, Arts ’44,

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Walter J. Roob, Bus Ad ’49

Robert K. Larson, Dent ’54

Joyce M. Glogovsky, Bus Ad ’60

Donald M. Simons, Bus Ad ’49

Leroy F. Mielke, Grad ’54

Donald R. Jackson, Bus Ad ’60

Mary E. Brennan, Jour ’50

Barbara J. Redovich, Arts ’54

Leo J. Costello, Eng ’61

Joseph F. Dahlvig, Arts ’50

Ivan T. Shaurette, Dent ’54

James C. Hamilton, Dent ’61

Ruth Ann Gahn, Bus Ad ’50

Jerome R. Small, Bus Ad ’54

George T. Moore, Arts ’61

John S. Kasprowski, Eng ’50

Hugh H. Smith, Dent ’54

Thomas W. Reilly, Bus Ad ’61

Robert L. Thorne, Bus Ad ’44

V.C. Lafferty, Eng ’50

Ruth E. Bolger, Arts ’55

Gerald F. Reinders, Eng ’61

Ruth J. Hemmings, Dent Hy ’45

Leonard C. Lindgren, Jour ’50

David J. Hyson, Arts ’55

David I. Rothstein, Law ’61

Joseph S. Karol, Arts ’45

Paul F. McBain, Bus Ad ’50

John J. Koenig, Arts ’55, Law ’56

Howard W. Schulze, Dent ’61

Robert A. Keith, Dent ’45

Daniel E. O’Brien, Eng ’50

Arthur R. Roraff, Dent ’55

Sheldon L. Dorf, Dent ’62

Dorothy M. Porath, Arts ’45

Charles W. Strebig, Arts ’50, Dent ’54

Genevieve A. Schlicher, Grad ’55

Frank J. Paulus, Eng ’62, Grad ’68

Jack G. Anderson, Arts ’46, Med ’51

Stanley G. Beranek, Eng ’51

William A. Finger, Med ’56

Grace A. Muggli, Med Tech ’63

Silvio P. Fortino, Med ’46

Robert B. Fennig, Arts ’51, Law ’57

Thomas B. Kolster, Eng ’56

William A. Sybers, Med ’63

Willard A. Hansman, Dent ’46

Marie A. Finelli, Arts ’51

Theodore S. Olewinski, Bus Ad ’56

W.S. Van Deren, Bus Ad ’64

Margit Loeffler, Nurs ’46

Frederick J. Galles, Dent ’51

Alfred A. Romagna, Dent ’56

Donald R. Zurn, Arts ’64

Hildreth A. O’Herrin, Dent Hy ’46

Adrian P. Gansen, Dent ’51

Dorothy A. Schmit, Arts ’56

Betty K. Johnson, Nurs ’65

John C. Sutherland, Med ’46

Owen H. Kittilstad, Eng ’51

David C. Van Hecke, Med ’56

William F. Klug, Eng ’65

Donald D. Margolis, Law ’47

Mark E. Perschbacher, Bus Ad ’51

Beverly A. Zimmer, Dent Hy ’56

James E. Monroe, Bus Ad ’65

Anne M. Dudek, Jour ’48

Mary E. Schwalb, Nurs ’51

Dana F. Kellerman, Arts ’57

Helen L. Ehrke, Arts ’66

Norman H. Engbring, Arts ’48,

Edward P. Schwarz, Arts ’51

Andrew J. Mills, Eng ’57

Mary E. Jones, Arts ’66

Patrick F. Bolger, Bus Ad ’52

John J. Murphy, Grad ’57

Robert L. Kroger, Arts ’66

Kurt D. Gerken, Dent ’48

Francis J. Cyr, Arts ’52

Barbara J. Rose, PT ’57

Thomas M. Radaich, Arts ’66

Paul G. Plantico, Arts ’48

Barbara S. Ferwerda, Arts ’52

Herbert W. Wenman, Eng ’57

Robert J. Anderson, Eng ’67

Joseph P. Pukac, Eng ’48

John R. Gorenflo, Bus Ad ’52

Rudolf J. Zettinig, Eng ’57

Marie Christopher Keane, Grad ’67

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Ted Niedzwiecki, Dent ’67

Peter F. Meyer, Dent ’76

Lewis H. Stocks, Grad ’67

Terry A. Peterson, Sp ’76, Grad ’95

Sylvia L. Webster, Arts ’67

Kevin J. Redmond, Arts ’76

Margaret J. Clarke, Grad ’68

Sheila K. Neville, Arts ’77

Mary E. Conway, Med Tech ’68

John J. Sattler, Law ’77

Jerome F. Mestemaker, Med ’68

Casper P. Domjen, Bus Ad ’79

Marquette mourns the passing of longtime

Willis J. Racht, Eng ’68

Robert M. Krupp, Grad ’79

faculty and friends. Please remember them,

Kenneth R. Thompson, Bus Ad ’68

James D. Hanna, Arts ’80

Thomas D. Kleczka, Eng ’69

Carol L. Manning, Bus Ad ’80

their families and friends in prayer.

Melvin T. Liszkowski, Dent ’69

Steven M. Wright, Grad ’80

Robert E. Litak, Law ’69

Sheldon A. Bernstein, Law ’81

Mary O. Voss, Arts ’69

Jeff J. Sonday, Bus Ad ’81

Dr. Kenneth Hagen, professor emeritus of theology, died May 11. Hagen taught theology at Marquette for 33 years and was an accomplished

James W. McHale, Arts ’70

Jeffrey C. Archer, Dent ’82, Grad ’85

scholar and expert on the Reformation.

James W. Temmel, Eng ’70

Thomas L. Neton, Jour ’82

Richard A. Klee, Bus Ad ’71

Mary V. New, Arts ’82

Lois M. O’Harrow, Dent Hy ’71

Michael A. De Vincenzi, Arts ’83

Thomas H. Sapinski, Grad ’71

Maureen E. Belden, Nurs ’84

Richard E. Byrne, Bus Ad ’72, Law ’74

Julia E. Haese, Grad ’84

John P. Hynes, Eng ’72

Lynda L. Jones-Reyes, Jour ’84

Carole B. Lienau, Nurs ’72

Colleen M. Smith, Jour ’84

Christine A. Stolzenbach, Arts ’72

Peter V. Jahnke, Dent ’85

William J. Sullivan, Eng ’72

Brian J. Nagorzanski, Bus Ad ’85

Richard E. George, Grad ’73

John P. Schaub, Arts ’85

Patrick J. Keary, Bus Ad ’73

Douglas T. Zorn, Eng ’85

Charles Post, Dent ’73

Kathleen L. Fitzgerald, Nurs ’86

Virgil A. Carlson, Bus Ad ’74

James A. Hanson, Bus Ad ’87

Patricia A. Mullen, Jour ’74

Terence L. Nichols, Grad ’88

William Rumpf, Jr., Bus Ad ’74

Robert E. O’Brien, Comm ’88

Kurt R. Schmidt, Bus Ad ’74

Todd A. Infield, Law ’94

Jolene C. Shellman, Law ’74

Caroline J. Nichols, Law ’94

Arnold J. Hieserich, Eng ’75

Paul A. Zandt, Grad ’06

Jose E. Llompart, Grad ’75

Carolyn M. Happel, Law ’13

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Dr. Gregory Porter, former associate professor of broadcast and electronic communication, died May 20. Porter taught at Marquette for 26 years before retiring in 2007. ••••••••

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Post, former faculty member in the School of Dentistry, died May 16. Post also served as a pediatric dentist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for 34 years. ••••••••

John M. Kucharski, Eng ’58, former trustee, died May 24. He received the 1990 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Opus College of Engineering for his work as chairman of the board and CEO of EG&G Inc. ••••••••

Dr. Kiuck Lee, retired professor of physics, died June 10. He served on the faculty for 40 years, retiring in 1997. He is survived by daughters Grace Lee, Catherine Lee (Dan Manke), Diana (Chuck) Chung, Juliane Lee and Linda Lee (Daniel Camacho); and eight grandchildren, other family and friends. ••••••••

Dr. Harold Gerstein, professor emeritus, formerly chair and director of graduate endodontics in the School of Dentistry, died in June. He is survived by his wife Bernice (Falstein); children Carla (the late Gary) Baxter, Mark (Donna) Gerstein, Nate Gerstein and Mindy Smith; and eight grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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your legacy. their future.

Stephen Freier, Eng ’07, Grad ’09, and Jamie Vrba, Comm ’07, June 1, 2013 at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church in Hales Corners, Wis. The reception was held at the Miller Room in Milwaukee.

Megan (Kenny) Okon, Nurs ’10, and Aaron Okon at St. Christina Church in Chicago. She is a registered nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., and he is a firefighter in Chicago.

ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

ALUMNA IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Jennifer (Cole) Goltz, Arts ’07; Molly Gruszeczka, Arts ’07; Kyle Strozewski, Arts ’07; Ryan Goltz, H Sci ’07; Matt Dowling, Bus Ad ’07; and Blake Witkowski, Bus Ad ’07,

Kristin Herdrich, Arts ’09.

Grad ’12. ALUMNAE IN ATTENDANCE

Melissa Mitchell, Arts ’07; Lindsay (Davis) Dowling, Arts ’07; and Elisabeth (Winiarski) Witkowski, Arts ’08. Freddy Shamoon, Bus Ad ’09, and Whitney (Taylor) Shamoon, Comm ’09, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Westin Los Angeles. ALUMNI IN ATTENDANCE

Include Marquette in your plans today and make a powerful impact on tomorrow’s students Naming Marquette as a beneficiary of your life insurance, retirement account or bank and investment accounts allows you to: • Make a significant gift without it affecting your current income • Support the college or program of your choice • Provide a charitable tax deduction for your estate • Ensure the best possible education and opportunities for future generations at MU To learn more about investing in the future at Marquette, contact Cathy Steinhafel at (414) 288-6501 or visit marquette.edu/ plannedgiving.

Nate Dombeck, H Sci ’09, Grad ’10; William Charles Griffith, Arts ’09; Nick Foltman, Bus Ad ’09; Jen Lindeke, Comm ’09; Erin Neary, Arts ’09; Megan O’Boyle, Arts ’09; Mike McGivern, Bus Ad ’09; Mary Frances Jahnke, D.D.S., Arts ’09; Dr. Peter Jahnke, Dent ’84; Yvonne Frigo-Jahnke, Med Tech ’82; Dianne Jackson, Arts ’09; Matt Kenney, Eng ’10; Joel Volkert, Arts ’09; Kevin Jordan, Eng ’10; and Maria NovotnyJordan, Arts ’09. Sarah Bly, H Sci ’10, and Randall Yale, June 7, 2014 at Calvary Church in Milwaukee. ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Kelli Bly, Nurs ’14; Stephanie Spanheimer, Ed ’10; Bridget Knapp, Arts ’10; Brianna Platania, Nurs ’10; Kathleen Geary, Arts ’10; Rachel Evanoff, Comm ’10; Megan Raffaele, Comm ’10; Nick Ingraham, Arts ’10; and Max Meinerz, Arts ’10, Dent ’13.

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Nicole (Krubsack) Claas, Comm ’04; Theresa Voors, Nurs ’10; Katie (Schumacher) Walczak, Arts ’09; Mike Walczak, Nurs ’11; Laura Walczak, Bus Ad ’09; Jolyn Bemis, Arts ’11, PT ’13; Ryanne Brown, Bus Ad ’10; and Dana (Palminteri) Merkel, H Sci ’10, PT ’12. Michael Placko, Comm ’10, and Kassie (Gomez) Placko, H Sci ’10, July 18, 2014 at St. Mary of Vernon in Indian Creek, Ill. ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Liz Scott, H Sci ’10, PT ’12; Kathleen (Bennett) Orr, Arts ’10; Kaley Mullin, Arts ’10; Michelle Ruby, Arts ’09; Michael Rook, Bus Ad ’10; Michael Klenn, Bus Ad ’10; and Kyle Parsons, Comm ’10. Andrew Schueller, Arts ’10, and Caitlin Ubert, Nurs ’10, May 24, 2014 at St. Charles Catholic Parish in Hartland, Wis. The reception was held at the Oconomowoc Lake Club. He is director of student and young adult ministries at St. Charles, and she is a nurse at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinic and the Elmbrook Hospital Emergency Department. The couple lives in Wauwatosa, Wis. ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

H. Adam Ubert, H Sci ’04; Sandra Schueller, Bus Ad ’12; Rachel Basset, Arts ’11; Kevin Mulligan, Eng ’11; and Peter Merkel, Ed ’12. ALUMNI IN ATTENDANCE

Father of the groom John Schueller, Eng ’79; Thomas Schueller, Eng ’89; Keith Schueller, Eng ’12; Bruce Lanser, Law ’82; Lora (Helm) Bruce, Arts ’04; Matthew


class | notes SHARE THE MOMENT Puppy love — Heath Brozovich, Eng ’13, found the pawfect support to help him pop the question to Sara Zongolowicz, Eng ’13, in front of St. Joan of Arc Chapel in July. See a Flickr gallery of newlyweds at marquette. edu/magazine, and consider sharing a wedding moment with Marquette Magazine. Please obtain permission before sending professional photos.

Bruce, Arts ’05; Ellen (Koranda) Vanden Eykle, Grad ’08; Flavio Rovertoni, Eng ’07; Riad El-Azem, Arts ’09; Samantha (Luedtke) ElAzem, Arts ’09; Dana (Palminteri) Merkel, H Sci ’10, PT ’12; Katherine Vetter, H Sci ’10; David Kruse, Arts ’10; Meredith (Claeys) Kruse, Eng ’10, Grad ’11; Ryan McCauley, Arts ’10; Ryan Jackson, Comm ’11; and Thomas Nass, Arts ’12. Annamarie (Nelson) Vandrevala, Arts ’11, and Cyrus Vandrevala, Eng ’09, July 20, 2013 at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church in Owensboro, Ky. The couple lives in West Lafayette, Ind., where he is a graduate student at Purdue University and she is a chemistry teacher for the Lafayette School Corp.

ALUMNI IN ATTENDANCE

Danielle DeAngelis, Arts ’11, Grad ’13; Lexi Newell, Arts ’12; Katie Reiss, Eng ’13; Phillip Romei, Arts ’07; Gina Rossi, Arts ’07; Amanda Skowronski, Arts ’13; Alyson Smith, Arts ’13; Samantha (Toigo) Glaser, Bus Ad ’09; Ellen Marra, Eng ’09; Dan Welch, Eng ’06; Jason Lilovich, Law ’14; Nelson Glasford, Arts ’14; and Marc Frias, Eng ’07. Marquette employees Melissa and Carlos Vigil attended. Nicholas Alonge, Bud Ad ’12, and Meagan (O’Hara) Alonge, Nurs ’11, Aug. 10, 2013 at Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee. He is an audit associate at Baker Tilly Virchow Kraus, and she is a registered nurse in a cardiac unit.

ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

ALUMNI IN THE WEDDING PARTY

Colleen Kearney, Arts ’11; Megan Banner, Arts ’09; Katie Harvey, Nurs ’11; and Dylan Bain, Arts ’04, Grad ’11.

Joseph Parker, Bus Ad ’11; Patrick Garvin, Bus Ad ’12; Michael Weber, Bus Ad ’11; Brian Falk, Bus Ad ’11; Alyssa

Krizmanich, Bus Ad ’11; Kamila Zygadlo, Bus Ad ’11; and Sarah Ochs, Arts ’11. John Mueller, H Sci ’12, and Rachel (Russell) Mueller, Nurs ’13, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kellnersville, Wis. He is a student at the Michigan College of Optometry, and she is a registered nurse in the NICU at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. ALUMNI IN ATTENDANCE

Patrick Garvin, Bus Ad ’12; Anna Feeley, Arts ’13; Chad Mikesell, Bus Ad ’11, PT ’13; Tim Menden, H Sci ’12; Kevin Walch, Bus Ad ’12, Grad ’13;

Carol Henney, H Sci ’13; Paul Begemann, Bus Ad ’12; Samantha Oldenburg, Nurs ’13; Samantha Paredes, Nurs ’13; Kim Ruehlmann, H Sci ’12; Sarah McCallum, H Sci ’12; Laura Rodda, H Sci ’12; Maura Falk, Nurs ’13; Michaela Krumholz, Arts ’13; Abbey Essman, Arts ’13; Connor McKay, Bus Ad ’13; Mathew Otto, H Sci ’13; Gretchen Keblusek, Ed ’13; Kate Reisinger, Eng ’13; Delaney Cox, Nurs ’13; Anne Snuggerud, Nurs ’12; Lindsey Cushman, H Sci ’13; Ben Heffter, H Sci ’13; Jared Klingeisen, Bus Ad ’12; Will Theobold, Ed ’12; Ryan Schwanke, Arts ’12; and Aaron Griedl, Bus Ad ’12.

A tear ran down my cheek while watching the new @MarquetteU commercial. #WeAreMarquette ALU MN U S CEARA MILLIG AN , BU S AD ’ 12, O N T W I TT E R

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Maura (Benson) Strickler, Comm ’96, and Heinz Strickler: son Heinz Winston, April 9, 2014.

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David Borowski, Arts ’88, Law ’91, and Jodie Tabak: son Zachary David, Sept. 20, 2013. He joins brother Jacob.

Sandi (Swincicki) Pagenkopf, Nurs ’98, and Kelly: son Lukas Gabriel, Feb. 4, 2014. He was 10 pounds, 9 ounces and 21 inches. He is their first child.

Mark Merchant, Arts ’91, and Nichole: daughter Savanna Lee, May 7, 2014. She is their first child.

Megan (Schulte) DeBoer, Comm ’99, and Matt DeBoer: son Jack Duke, Sept. 26, 2013. He is their first child. The family lives in Plainfield, Ill.

Michael Carson, Bus Ad ’94, and Margaret Carson: twins Finbar (Finn) Raymond and Irene Virginia, April 4, 2014.

Jennifer (Minogue) Irwin, Bus Ad ’99, and Andy: son Samuel Robert, Nov. 14, 2013. He joins brother Josh, 2.

Yale A. Rieck, Bus Ad ’95, and Adrianne (Fiorani) Rieck, Comm ’96: daughter Vivian Faith, April 28, 2014. She was 8 pounds, 8 ounces and 22 inches. She joins brothers Collin Christian, 9, and Evan Nikolas, 3, and sister Madelyn Grace, 6. The family lives in Winnetka, Ill.

Lorna Rose-Hahn, Arts ’99, and Nathan Hahn: son Sawyer Riggins, Feb. 5, 2013. The family lives in Wenatchee, Wash.

Colleen (Carroll) Campbell, Arts ’96, and John Campbell: son Joseph Francis, Feb. 4, 2014. He joins brother John Patrick and sisters Maryrose and Clara. The family lives in Alexandria, Va. CarrieAnn (Wolf) Hewitt, Eng ’96, and Craig Hewitt: son Samuel Neal, May 5, 2014. He was 9 pounds, 9 ounces and 22 inches and joins sister Allison Mae, 6. The family lives in West Bend, Wis. Cathy Ritterbusch, Arts ’96, Law ’00, and Bob Hare: daughter Cora Elizabeth, March 28, 2014.

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Katie (Barder) Smullen, Arts ’99, and Mark: daughter Abigail Riley, Jan. 1, 2014. She was 7 pounds, 3 ounces and 20 inches. JoEllen (Gielow) Burdue, Arts ’00, and Jody Burdue: daughter Abigail Louise, Jan. 30, 2014. She was 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 19 inches. She joins brother Kyle, 3. Jeffrey Foote, Grad ’01, and Natalie Nelson: daughter Coralena Lillie, Feb. 12, 2014. Kevin Rosin, Eng ’01, Law ’04, and Andrea Rosin: daughter Annika Adele, Dec. 2, 2013. She joins brother Micah and sister Elsa.

Catherine (Henke) Scholz, Arts ’01, and Eric Scholz, Arts ’03: son Samuel Callum, Nov. 19, 2013. He joins brother Benjamin, 3. The family lives in Racine, Wis. Matt Crespin, H Sci ’02, and Laura: son Connor Ray, May 31, 2014. He enjoyed his first Marquette athletics BBQ in June. Jim Peters, Arts ’02, H Sci ’10, and Meg Peters: son Samuel James, April 3, 2014. He joins brother Drew. Claire (Schmidt) Dohmen, Nurs ’03, Grad ’10, and Gregg Dohmen, Bus Ad ’03: daughter Virginia Claire, April 17, 2014. She was 7 pounds, 7 ounces and 20.5 inches. She joins brothers Elliot and Ian. Jeffrey Noe, Bus Ad ’03, Grad ’07, and Jacqueline Limberg, H Sci ’05: son Samuel Jeffrey, May 29, 2014 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He was 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 22 inches. Meaghan (Cotter) Sherer, Comm ’04, and Dan Sherer: daughter Maura McCooey Sherer, Feb. 14, 2014. She joins brother Delaney, 2.

Tatiana (Jones) Joseph, Arts ’05, and Josh Joseph, Arts ’04: son Noah Joseph, March 4, 2014. The family lives in Milwaukee. Elissa (Flynn) McClure, Arts ’06, and Sean McClure: daughter Laila Corinne, Jan. 5, 2014 in San Diego. She joins sister Alexa. Scott Tabernacki, Arts ’07, and Karly: daughter Amelia Grace, June 16, 2014. She was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 21 inches. Sara (Huhn) Stein, Nurs ’08, and Aaron: son Cole Henry, March 28, 2014. He was 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces and 19 inches. He joins sister Madeline Lucy, 2. Emily (Essman) LaBadie, H Sci ’09, Dent ’13, and Adam: son Oliver Henry, Nov. 15, 2013. He was 7 pounds, 2 ounces and 20.5 inches. He joins brother Eli, 2. Dan Nicorata, Eng ’09, and Erin Nicorata: son Dominic James, May 15, 2014 in Orland Park, Ill. He was 8 pounds, 13 ounces and 22.5 inches.

Stephanie (Maegdlin) Wade, Comm ’04, and Tom Wade, Arts ’03: son Xavier Stephen, Dec. 10, 2013. He joins brother Lincoln James.

Kelly (Lowery) Temeyer, Law ’10, and Doug Temeyer, Eng ’07: son Joseph Tucker, March 31, 2014. He was 8 pounds and 21 inches. The family lives in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Laura (Mraz) Bahr, H Sci ’05, PT ’07, and Greg Bahr: daughter Sadie Shlyn, Dec. 1, 2013 in Charleston, S.C. She joins stepsister Kayla, 12.

Sarah (Quick) Olejniczak, Grad ’11, and Matt: son Walter Matthew, Feb. 9, 2014. He was 6 pounds, 10 ounces and 20 inches.

I would literally give anything

for just one more year at @MarquetteU

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letters to the editor May our world turn to prayer as Jim did for the ultimate solution to all this senseless violence and cruelty. May he rest in the arms of our Heavenly Father. IRENE CONCANNON HOFFMAN, ARTS ’81

Remembering Marquette Magazine’s fall 2011 issue featured a letter from journalist James Foley after he was released from being held as a prisoner of war in Iraq. When people around the world learned of Foley’s death in August 2014 in Syria at the hands of his captors, people returned to the magazine to read Foley’s letter: “Marquette University has always been a friend to me. The kind who challenges you to do more and be better and ultimately shapes who you become. …” Many alumni and friends left messages and tributes to the man they met and know only through his letter. •••

RIP. You graduated a full four years after I did from Marquette. You definitely lived the creed of Marquette. Unfortunately, I did not have a chance to know you, but through your deeds and acts post college, you were the best example of what a Marquette graduate should be in life. Thank you for all that you did, and for being that beacon of hope and inspiration to all of us. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Godspeed, sir, Godspeed. ARI D. HARRISON, ARTS ’92

I saw the parents of Jim Foley speak of their son’s horrific and brutal death. I was brought to tears, but I took solace in his story and who he was as a person, what he stood for, and how strong his faith and trust in God were. PETER FALLUCCA, ARTS ’81, GRAD ’88

Another very, very powerful story of the Holy Rosary. Thank you, Blessed Mother. PAT HURTUK

James Foley truly lived up to the Marquette credos: faith, knowledge and justice and Be The Difference. I am truly touched by his faith and spirit. He is with God now looking down at all of us. God bless his family.

all understanding. Jim was able to rely on his faith to draw strength and hope for the future. Certainly, he reflected upon the future beyond this life and these reflections surely fortified him throughout his ordeal. Americans are grieving the loss of this gentle soul. May God receive him into paradise and clothe him in garments of grace upon grace. MARY ELIZABETH RAPPL, BUS AD ’92

James Foley remains a remarkable force for good despite his passing from this earth. No horror can defeat the good that he brought to this world. His life is an inspiration to me. I hope that I can come close to living the righteous life that he lived. Rest in peace. KEN DOBBS

JEFF ARCH, COMM ’92

May the Queen of Heaven present these martyrs to her Son personally. May she shower graces upon a world in need of the love of her Son, Jesus.

LILLIAN LIU

Prayers and love to you as you enjoy the Beatific Vision. So many prayers for the family that mourns the loss of your physical presence. May Our Lady, who knew this suffering so well, take special care of their hearts. GINA GUARNERE

REBECCA CROTTY

You are an inspiration to all of us. Thank you for showing us what it means to live #curapersonalis. BRENDAN MURPHY, ARTS ’96

May God have mercy on Jim’s soul. This article magnifies the power of prayer, especially prayer offered through our Blessed Mother, to bring into troubled hearts a peace beyond

RUBY HIU

I am touched by his faith and his incredible calling. I will pray for his mother knowing that she has lost a great love in her life — until they meet again someday. RIP, James Foley. The heavens were rejoicing in your goodness, purity and beauty of spirit. LINDA WHITE

Under Mary’s mantle, he is embraced by merciful love. From there, Jim, pray for us. JUAN C. MARRERO

You are the light of the world. You give light to everyone. Rest in peace.

ANN DAVIS

Rest in peace, brother James.

a faithful son of God. God bless your soul. You are such an inspiration to all of us. You will be greatly missed by your family and friends but at the same time (they) rejoice, knowing you will be in heaven soon.

Jim’s courage in the face of death will remain a testimonial to his strong faith. He truly died a martyr’s death — just as the early Christians or the recently canonized Korean martyrs. We must all pray and work for peace among those worshiping the Lord in no matter what form. PETER K. MURPHY

Jim, you are now in a much, much better place. You are

The example of his prayer in times of extreme stress is inspiring. It gives proof to the beauty and power of prayer and is very inspirational. May God grant him the peace and rest that he and his family surely deserve. CHRISTOPHER M. GRIZZETTI

We welcome your feedback on the contents of Marquette Magazine. All letters considered for publication must include the sender’s first and last names. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and will print only letters that are thoughtful and relevant to the contents of the magazine. Write us at: Editor, Marquette Magazine P.O. Box 1881 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 Email us at: mumagazine@marquette.edu

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“If nothing else, prayer was the glue that enabled my freedom, an inner freedom first and later the miracle of being released during a war in which the regime had no real incentive to free us.” — James Foley, on his release from captivity in Libya, spring 2011 Inner freedom is a personal reality we long for in our lives. We

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chase it like the receding horizon and it beckons us toward what God created us to be: free. As such, freedom is an eschatological reality that we reach only “in the fullness of time” when we become what we were created to be, images of God.

Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises are a school of prayer, a method of

harnessing the energy of the scriptures for our growth in inner freedom. Putting on God’s word enables us to love what God loves, not only those closest to us but also and especially the world’s

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what God created us to be: free.

most needy. The Exercises are meant to be performed to enable us to imagine the mystery encapsulated in the scriptures, particularly the Gospels, which tell of the mystery of God incarnate in Jesus of Nazareth and bequeathed us through His spirit.

Roger Haight, in his recent Christian Spirituality for Seekers:

Reflections on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola, argues that the sole requirement for those who make the Exercises is an openness to transcendence. The heart of prayer in the Exercises is contemplation of the mysteries of Jesus’ life. Even non-Christians and nonbelievers can enter into these contemplations because Jesus, regardless of one’s belief, can be grasped as one who embodies the fullness of transcendence. The Gospels are replete with encounters between Jesus and non-Christians — indeed, everyone in Jesus’ time was non-Christian, including his disciples; they became Christian only after Jesus’ death and resurrection. So that just as two human persons in love experience the transcendence of human interpersonal mystery, so those who enter imaginatively, through contemplation, into the mystery of Jesus’ life enter into the mystery He embodied. All it takes is what Paul Tillich referred to as “the courage to be,” that is, the courage to be what we have been ordained to be, sacraments of the mystery of our Creator, who reach the fullness of time when we give ourselves away, preliminarily in human love, but fully and finally in the same death that Jesus died when He, as He put it in John’s Gospel, returned to the Father (Jn 20:10–18). Rev. David Schultenover, S.J., is a professor of theology and editor-in-chief of the journal Theological Studies, located at Marquette.


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THE PRESIDENT’S SOCIETY The society recognizes and honors this special group of benefactors whose gifts demonstrated significant commitment to the university during the past fiscal year. Gifts including pledge payments, cash, matching gifts, stock, gifts-in-kind, and realized planned and estate gifts from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 count toward membership in the 2014 President’s Society. Members receive special benefits, including public recognition through the Honor Roll listed here and online at marquette.edu/honor-roll. It is one way we show our deep appreciation for the commitment and generous support of our 2014 President’s Society members.

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WITH PROFOUND GRATITUDE Marquette recognizes and honors the more than 1,900 individuals, corporations and foundations of the 2014 President’s Society. The generous annual giving of those listed in this Honor Roll, as well as those who prefer to give anonymously, makes possible the transformational education that students receive at Marquette. It is through the support of these alumni, parents and friends that Marquette can continue to educate and inspire young women and men to lead lives of inquiry and discovery, of innovation in service to others, of leadership to help improve our world. In 2014, President’s Society members raised $56 million in support of the university, nearly half of it — $27 million — designated for the scholarship aid that enables deserving students to attend Marquette. Directing their gifts to 625 different funds, President’s Society members supported not only student scholarships but every aspect of the university: innovative faculty and student research, service learning programs in our community and beyond our borders, athletics programs that enrich the lives of our student–athletes and enhance Marquette’s national reputation, student and faculty development, capital improvements and all the many ways in which we live out our mission of excellence, faith, leadership and service. Generous annual giving provides the critical financial support the university needs to provide a life-changing educational experience to our students and to pursue excellence as we strive to be among the most innovative and accomplished Catholic, Jesuit universities in the world. I extend my deep appreciation, and that of the entire university, to the 2014 President’s Society members for their truly unselfish generosity. DR. MICHAEL R. LOVELL President Marquette University

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“We value the education and character-building foundation we received at Marquette and want to ‘give back’ with our time and treasure. Our lives truly have been blessed due in no small part to our Marquette experience, and we happily share the virtues of excellence, faith, leadership and service with our kids and grandkids. The gifts we provide facilitate the growth of talented students who will become future leaders for our country and make Marquette an even brighter light.” VICKI, NURS ’70, AND MIKE, ENG ’69, WALLACE — LALUMIERE-LEVEL MEMBERS

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3M Company John E. Ahern Wylie* and Elizabeth Aitken Aitken Family Trust Allen Edmonds Corporation Linda and Barry Allen Linda and Barry Allen Foundation, Inc. Allied Insulation Supply

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American Dental Partners Foundation American Orthodontics Corporation Anchor Enterprises II Karen and Stanley Andrie Stanley J.* and Barbara A.* Andrie Andrie Inc Anonymous Arrupe House Jesuit Community Baird

Charles E. Benidt Foundation Bergstrom Corporation John* and Kathleen Bernaden Barbara* and Anthony* Binsfeld Black Alliance for Educational Options, Milwaukee Chapter Natalie A. Black* and Herbert V. Kohler, Jr. Susan and Gregory Black Bleser Family Foundation BMO Harris Bank


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The President’s Society recognizes annual giving to the university at four giving levels for gifts totaling $2,500 or more in one fiscal year. The levels are named after four early esteemed presidents of Marquette: REV. STANISLAUS P. LALUMIERE, S.J., LEVEL

President, 1887–89 $25,000+ REV. ALEXANDER J. BURROWES, S.J., LEVEL

President, 1900–08 $10,000 – $24,999 REV. JAMES McCABE, S.J., LEVEL

Young alumni who have graduated in the past 15 years become members by meeting graduated giving levels specific to their graduation year: REV. PETER A. BROOKS, S.J., LEVEL FOR YOUNG ALUMNI

$1,000+ for 2000–2004 graduates $500+ for 2005–2009 graduates

President, 1908–11 $5,000 – $9,999

$250+ for 2010–2014 graduates

REV. PETER A. BROOKS, S.J., LEVEL

President, 1944–48 $2,500 – $4,999

Elizabeth Boland Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Brady Corporation Brady Corporation Foundation David Brandel* Mrs. Edward Brennan Patrice* and Richard* Broeren, Jr. Frank G. and Frieda K. Brotz Family Foundation The Burchill Family Burke Foundation Mary Elizabeth Burns* California Community Foundation Warren Carity* Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region Cooper Power Systems Cottrell Foundation Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund Elizabeth* and Jon* Cyganiak D.R. Diedrich & Co.

Carol and Willie Davis Deloitte Foundation Dennis Deloria* Delta Dental of Wisconsin Dentsply International John (Bill)* and Mary* Diederich Patrick* and Virginia Dunphy Jim* and Cheryl Dupree Julianna Ebert* and Frank Daily* Bob* and Kim* Eck Elizabeth* and Theodore Eckert Laura and Theodore Eckert Theodore Eckert Foundation Ray* and Kay* Eckstein Ray and Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust Aly El-Ghatit* Judith* and Richard* English Marlene Esser ExxonMobil Foundation Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust William Feess*

* Denotes Alumni

John* and Barbara Schade* Ferraro Robert* and Maryellen Fettig Shirli Flack Marta Flores-Munoz* Follett Higher Education Group Dick Fotsch* Fotsch Family Foundation Lloyd Freese* Kevin* and Sheila Frisinger Kathryn and Eugene Gaietto David Garno GE Foundation Thomas* and Nancy Geldermann Michael* and Lynn Giffhorn Shirley Giffhorn* Eugene* and Beverly Gloudeman Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. John Goelz* John* and Maureen Golinvaux Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Frank Rogers Bacon Fund John and Elizabeth Boynton Fund Jansen Family Fund Gilda and Robert Wren Scholarship Fund Bernice* and Harold Greiveldinger Leo Groth* Gus Anda, Inc. Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Foundation Thora Hansen The Harley-Davidson Foundation Janet and James Hartman Wayne* and Doris Hellman Katharine and Jack Helms Gordon Henke Family Foundation Mary E. Henke Don* and Fran Herdrich Jennifer and Robert Hillis Arthur Hoffman* Wayne* and Mary Holt

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Cindy* and Paul* Honkamp John* and Susan Honkamp Michael R. Honkamp* In memory of Charles* and Joan Horngren Tad Hutcheson Hydrite Chemical Co. J. F. Brennan Company Erica P. John Fund Johnson Controls Foundation James Karpowicz* Robert* and Mary Kemp James* and Bettie Keyes Jeff Kiernan* Barbara* and Dennis* Klein Alan* and Sharon Kleinman Dennis* and Pam Klumb, Jr. Frances* and James* Knutson Kohler Company Kohl’s Corporation KPMG Foundation John* and Marilyn Kucharski Rick* and Cindy Kushner

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Jeffrey* and Casey Lang Dean Laurance* Colleen* and Patrick* Lawton Mary Jo* and Donald* Layden, Jr. Mary Jo and Donald Layden, Jr. Family Foundation Jackie Ennis Lewis* Carl* and Catherine Loeser Judy* and John* Lynch Ronald P. Lynch, Jr. and Natalka K. Lynch John* and Mary Madden Robert* and Kathleen* Mahoney Louis Maier, III* and M. Jean Maier Marcus Corporation Foundation Alan* and Rita Marcuvitz Markos Foundation Marquette University Golden Angels Network

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Faye McBeath Foundation John P.* and Nancy G.* McCarty Patrick* and Sally McComis James J. and Jacqualine A.* McDonough James J. & Jacqualine A. McDonough Foundation James* and Jennifer McDonough Irene* and Don* McGovern Patrick* and Pamela McKenna Kelly* and Jim* McShane Medical College of Wisconsin Medtronic Foundation Katie and John Mehan James Meier* Archie and Viola Meinerz Family Foundation Susan* and Scott* Meinerz Daniel* and Betty Merkel Merkel Foundation Inc.

Steven Michels* Midwest Dental John* and Katherine Miller Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. Bridget and Everett* Moen William T. Morris Foundation Mary Jo and James Mueller Mullooly Carey Foundation Mick A. Naulin Foundation Nelligan Sports Marketing Michael* and JoAnn Nigro Northwestern Mutual Foundation Ronald O’Keefe* Omaha Community Foundation Kevin O’Malley* and Marcia Steyaert* Opus Foundation ORMCO Orthodontics James* and Maike O’Rourke J. Michael Parish Elizabeth Parkinson and Robert Parkinson, Jr. Nancy Pauly Gutreuter* Arthur* and Harriett Peters John* and Lynn Pfefferle Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation


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us bank

S O C I E T Y ®

“The success of U.S. Bank is a reflection of the communities in which we do business. By contributing to Marquette’s Urban Scholars program and funding the education of first-generation college students, we benefit our community, our customers and our company — creating a path for students to live their dreams. Our vision and hope is that Urban Scholars students continue to live the Marquette model of service and become role models for others.” STEVE SALOUTOS, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, U.S. BANK — LALUMIERE-LEVEL MEMBER

Melinda* and Richard* Poulton PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Kristine and James Rappé Susan* and Daniel* Real The Retirement Research Foundation Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation Lee Riordan* RJ Associates LLC Elizabeth* and Scott* Roberts Janet Rolfs Thomas J. Rolfs Foundation Paul* and Kathleen Roller William* and Susan Rose Kathleen Ruehlow Anita* and Louis* Rutigliano Jim* and Tracy* Ryan Wayne Ryan Terrence* and Sally Rynne Sanbo* and Kay Sakaguchi John* and Betty Santi Jewell Scheideman Thomas* and Barbara Schmit Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation

John A.* and Rebekka E. Schneider Tom* and Carolyn Schoenauer Schoenauer Family Foundation Scott* and Amber Schroeder Chester* and Maxine Schumacher Cheryl* and Scott* Schwab Yvonne and James Sexton Richard* and Dolores Shantz Janet and Frank Shibilski Meg* and Dick* Sibbernsen James* and Kathleen Simon Onnie Smith* Robert Sobczak* ST Paper, LLC Mary Ellen* and Scott* Stanek Bernadette Steep* Nancy* and Bill* Stemper The Stollenwerk Family Foundation David Sullivan, III* and Gioia Riccio

$56 * Denotes Alumni

Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation Timothy C. Sullivan* Summit Dental Management, SC Mary* and Christopher* Swift Teresa and William Szymczak Rupika and Sahil Tak Mary and Stephen Tardella Mary* and Michael J.* Tatalovich Templeton Religion Trust Cherryl T. Thomas* Roger* and Susan (Sonnentag)* Thrun Olive I. and Eunice J. Toussaint Foundation, Inc. Anastasia Troubalos U.S. Bancorp Foundation Uline William* and Annie Vander Perren Robert* and Sandra van Schoonenberg Rhona E. Vogel*

MILLION RAISED BY PRESIDENT’S SOCIETY MEMBERS IN 2014

Vogel Consulting VTI Security John Wakerly* Wakerly Family Foundation Victoria* and Michael* Wallace Michael and Victoria Wallace Family Foundation Karen and Todd Wanek Todd and Karen Wanek Foundation We Energies Foundation Bernard* and Toby Weiser Wells Fargo Foundation Mary Wendt Jude* and Nora Werra Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Virginia Wheeler Lisa* and John* Wilson Esther Woods Florence Wuka* Joseph and Vera Zilber Family Foundation Kathleen and Ronald Zupko

8 PERCENT MORE THAN IN 2013

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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$10,000 – $24,999 Carl Abraham* Anne Marie and Bruce Adreani Adreani Family Foundation AGC Education and Research Foundation Alcoa Foundation George Ambrose Suzanne Bouquet Andrew* and Louis J. Andrew, Jr.* Nancy* and Joel* Andryc Anonymous Michael* and Debra Ansay Ansay & Associates Raymond* and Sandra Antonneau Arandell Corporation Nicholas* and Brenda Ashooh Associated Bank Jeffrey* and Mary Lou Austin Helen Bader Foundation Badger Alloys Roland G. Balg Charitable Trust Mari-Jo* and Paul* Batchelor Joan Bathon* Joanna Bauza* and Timothy Mullen* Deborah Beck* and Frederic Sweet James* and Cindy Beck John Becker*

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Beer Capitol Distributing, Inc. Joseph* and Catherine Bennett Joseph F. & Catherine M. Bennett Family Foundation Robert* and Darlene Berdan Richard* and Suzy Berghammer Thomas Berghammer Regina* and Brian* Bergner Gary* and Mary Bettin Win and Don Biernacki Jane McDonald Black* and Archie Black, III* BMO Harris Bank Wealth Management Chuck* and Tommie* Bohl Boldt Company Mary Clare and Joe Bonaccorsi Cathy* and Robert* Bordeman Mark* and Lori Boutelle Eileen Brennan and Daniel Naumann Suzanne* and John* Brennan, III Brewers Community Foundation Bridgeman Foods II, Inc. Elaine Burke* John Burke, Jr.* and Murph Burke Burlington Lumber Company Cynthia* and Gerardo Caballero Daniel and Margaret Callahan Guy* and Kay Campbell

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Daniel Casey* and Dolores Connolly Cervantes Group William Cherek* William Cherek Foundation Robert* and Judy Chmielewski Church Mutual Insurance Company Christine* and Mark* Ciborowski Todd* and Kim* Ciresi Charles* and Miyako Cobeen

Molly and Robert Cohen Rob and Molly Cohen Family Foundation Leah and John Collins Commercial Horizons, Inc. Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Construction Forms, Inc. Construction Supply & Erection, Inc. Marion L. Cosgrove Foundation


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S O C I E T Y

“Our Marquette education shaped who we are today and has played a large role in our success. It is only through the generosity of others that we were both able to attend this university. Now, by investing in Marquette, we are paying it forward — giving others the same opportunities we were so graciously given. This only serves to better the world we live in and exemplifies Marquette’s mission of excellence, faith, leadership and service.” KIM, COMM ’97, AND TODD, BUS AD ’97, CIRESI — BURROWES-LEVEL MEMBERS

Colleen* and Robert Cowen Rosemary* and Charles Crawford Crivello Carlson, S.C. Selma Crivello Mary* and William* Cullinan Veronica and Brian Cummings D&S Dental Laboratory, Inc. Paul* and Kim Dacier Eva Dahl and Barry Blomquist Dalco Metals, Inc. Steven J. Dapkus, Jr.* Denise* and Charles Deibele Dental Health Associates, Ltd. Patrick Di Stefano* Cheryl* and J. Robert* Doherty Donald* and Josephine Dougherty William K.* and Jean Downey William Ryan Drew* and Mary C. Cannon Geoffrey* and Lisa Dybas Cynthia* and Jayson* Edwards Engman-Taylor Company Enviro-Safe Consulting LLC Ernst & Young Foundation F.J.A. Christiansen Roofing Co., Inc. Michael* and Donna* Farrell John Fedders* First Choice Dental Group First Choice Ingredients, Inc. John Grant Fitch Scholarship Foundation ForwardDental Thomas* and Dea Fotsch

Marguerite Gallagher* and Thomas Stilp* George* and Anna Clair Gaspar Joseph* and Nancy Geenen John Glowinski* and Stacey Stocker Glowinski* William* and Colette Goldammer Goldammer Family Foundation Joyce and David Gonring Great Lakes Commercial Sales, Inc. Greater Milwaukee Foundation George and Margaret Barrock Scholarship Fund Alfred J. Buscheck Memorial Fund John C. and Harriet Cleaver Fund Robert G. and Evarista Hammond Scholarship Fund Journal Foundation/Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Fund Ted and Arleen Koenigs Designated Fund Mary L. Nohl Fund Gertrude and Eric William Passmore Fund David C. Scott Foundation Fund Harry and Martha Walsh Fund Sharon and Jay Grenig Nancy* and David* Gruber Gruber Law Offices, LLC Anne* and Alex* Guira

* Denotes Alumni

David Hanley* Tim* and Monica* Hanley Jeanie Hart-Grunau and Paul Grunau Andrew* and Christen Harwood Christine* and Robert* Hau Dr. Jay Hazen* Heartland Dental Joan* and Leo* Heiting Evan and Marion Helfaer Foundation Pamela* and Kenneth* Heller Ramona* and Bruno* Henke The Herzfeld Foundation Mary* and Gregory Hill Dr. Norman E. Hoffman and Margaret M. Hoffman Mark* and Janet Hogan Kenneth Holley* Daniel* and Bonnie Hollibush Mildred Huck Patricia* and Robert* Huffman, III Hurlbert Family Foundation James R. Imhoff Jr.* J & L Foundation J. M. Brennan, Inc. Darren* and Terry* Jackson Darren and Terry Jackson Foundation, Inc. Lawrence* and Kathleen Jacques Karen Jahimiak* Jerome* and Joanne Janzer Jewish Community Foundation of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation

Jeff* and Sarah* Joerres George* and Sondra Juetten Dolores Kallenberger* Sally* and Alan* Kastelic Craig* and Wendy Kasten William Katt, Sr.* and Gloria Katt KBS Construction Inc. Deborah* and James* Keppler Scott* and Mary Beth Kilrea Michael Kinateder* Russell* and Jean Kittleson Richard* and Jeanne Kitz Tracey* and Richard Klein Dorothy Klofta* Dorothy Klofta Education Foundation Inc. Lisa Ann Koenigs* Ronald Kollmansberger* Richard* and Mary Komorowski Roberta* and Claude* Kordus Mrs. Joseph W. Kosewicz Craig* and Karen Koshkarian Kozlowski Family Charitable Trust Jacqueline* and Thomas* Kramer Krause Family Foundation, Inc. B. Bruce Krier Krier Foods, Inc. Joseph Kromholz* and Marjorie Stoneman Ladish Company Foundation Tia* and Colin* Lancaster James* and Vida Gill* Langenkamp Samuel Leib Donald* and Janet Levy Arthur* and Elaine Lewandowski

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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Marlene* and William* Listwan Richard Lommen, Jr.* and Wendy Lommen Matt* and Beth Lucey David* and Patricia Ludington John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Julia* and William* Malooly John M.* and Lorelle M.* Manion Dawne* and Ray* Manista Manitowoc Calumet County Dental Association Inc. Albert Manna* Many Rivers, Inc. Dean and Mary Ann Martinelli Ludgardis S. Marxer College Education Trust Fund Peggy and Gary Masse John* and Christine McDermott Richard M. McDermott* Patti and Jack McKeithan James* and Janet* McKenna Elizabeth* and James* Mezera Ruth Michels Michels Corporation Mike John Investments LLC Elizabeth Miller* Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation Patricia* and Jon Murnik Susan* and Robert* Murray Josie and James Myers Raymond* and Mary Nass NCHM Charities Kent Nelson Todd* and Camille Nicklaus

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Monica (Mooney)* and Gerald Nilles Mary* and Thomas* Nolte Andrew Nunemaker Tom O’Donnell Pamela Oehldrich Judith* and Peter* O’Hagan Jerome* and Susanne Oksiuta O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Oral Surgery Clinic of La Crosse Janis Orlowski* and William McNulty* OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. Marianne* and Christopher* Palen Joseph Pavletich, Jr.* and Beth Pavletich

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Bartley Pell Perelman Family Foundation Inc. Beverly* and Neil* Peterson Anne* and Paul* Petitjean Frederick* and Roylee Pflughoeft Sandy and Scott Pietila Daryl Pilgreen* Thomas* and Susan Piskorski Thomas A. Plein Foundation LTD Paul* and Diane Porretta Potawatomi Bingo Casino Robert Potrzebowski, Jr.* and Maggie Potrzebowski Susan and Daniel Powers Dawn and Tom Precia Mary* and Barry* Quirke John and Mary Raitt John and Mary Raitt Charitable Trust

Suzanne Ratkowski* Linda Raymonds* Mary Kay Ring William* and Margaret Ring The Roberts Group, Inc. Rockwell Automation Shelagh* and Stephen Roell Oren* and Madelyn Roesler Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Wisconsin & Southeastern Minnesota Milton and Mary Rusch Daniel* and Mary Ryan Ryan, Kromholz & Manion, SC Joseph* and Anita Sabatino Joseph and Anita Sabatino Charitable Fund Sandra* and David* Sachse Janet* and James* Sartori


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S O C I E T Y

Sartori Foundation Inc. Debra* and Paul* Sauvage Jeane Schmidt* Robert* and Mary Schneider Joseph Schoendorf, Jr.* and Sally Schoendorf Richard Schoenecker* Sarah* and Mark* Schoenfelder Don Schoonenberg Robert* and Josephine Schrimpf Bill* and Lee Schroeder Charles* and Deirdre Schueppert Jay* and Sara Schwister

Christina* and Paul* Scoptur John J.* and Janet Smith Patrick* and Lindsay Smith Jack Sneesby* Amy* and Patrick* Souders Bruce A. Spann* Karen* and James* Spella Stackner Family Foundation Donald Stanek* Erin* and Peter* Stanek Mary Beth Stanton* and Cristine Doran Richard Star

1,907 * Denotes Alumni

PRESIDENT’S SOCIETY MEMBERS

Mary Staudenmaier* Frank L. Steeves* Tom* and Nancy* Strassburg Janet Streiff Jane* and Jim* Strenski Kimberly* and Owen* Sullivan Cindy Susienka* Larry and Cindy Susienka Family Foundation Chuck* and Karen* Swoboda Michael* and Susan Thelen Brooke* and Jess* Thomas Lee Thomas, Jr. Kathleen and Frank Thometz Charitable Foundation Barbara (Weeks)* and Mark Thompson Peter* and Linda Thompson Stephen L. Tierney* Mary Alice Tierney Dunn* Philip* and Sandra Tobin Daniel Tranchita* Todd* and Eva Treffert Patty and John Treiber Bernice Treis* Tri-Marq Communications, Inc. Peggy* and Ron* Troy Charles* and Merilee Turner David & Julia Uihlein Charitable Foundation

Valley Endodontics, Ltd. Eric* and Wendy Van Vugt Richard* and Gail Verch James Verhalen, Jr.* and Mary Verhalen James P. Verhalen Family Foundation Carolyn* and Stephen Victor, Jr.* Dawn and Jeffrey Vilione VWR International, LLC Wagner-Essman Care Foundation James Waltenberger* and Antoinette Hernandez Lorri* and David* Wanserski James M. Weiss* Joseph* and Ann Wenzler Thomas* and Suzanne Werner Whyte Hirschboeck & Dudek S.C. Dannel Wielgus* Corey and Brent Williams Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Wilfred Wollner, Jr.* Dr. Richard and Angie Workman Howard Wurgler Gregory* and Linda Yagodzinski Dr.* and Mrs.* Gerald Ziebert Anne Zizzo*

625

FUNDS SUPPORTED

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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$5,000 – $9,999 7Summits Joan and Richard Abdoo Albert Abena* Acoustech Supply, Inc. Peter Adreani* Rana* and Jeffrey* Altenburg American Association of Colleges of Nursing American Transmission Company Amerinet Russell and Lori Anderson Anonymous Antonio* and Amita Antao Aperek Gregory* and Cindy Archambault Todd* and Kristin Armstrong Association of Corporate Counsel America–Wisconsin Chapter Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Kathryn Atchison* M. Bonnie Axthelm Charitable Foundation Nancy Axthelm Donald* and Mary Kay Balchunas Kathryn Ball and Robert Ball, II* David* and Mary Jo Bangasser James* and Barbara* Barrett Patrick* and LuAnn Bartling Ned and Helen Bechthold Colleen and Brent Bechtle

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Betty* and Peter* Bell Charles* and Kirsten Bell John* and Karen Bender Bernadine Benicke* Jack* and Carole Berg Anthony Berndt* William* and Laura Bird Tom* and Geri Bitters Donna* and Timothy* Blair Eugene Bleck* BMO Harris Bradley Center William* and Teri Bohn Patti* and Bart* Bohne Lisa* and Thomas* Bolger Robert* and Carole* Bonner Kevin B. Boyd* Margaret* and James* Boyle Patricia Brannan* and Robert Davis Bob* and Kay* Brehm Susan Brooks Murphy* Joan* and James* Buehler Judith Bultman* Patricia* and Fred* Bureau Katherine* and Thomas Burgess Frederick* and Carrie Buri Burke Properties Stephen* and Susan* Burlone Michael J. Burns* Robert Burris* Michael Butler* Geralyn* and William* Cannon Kathleen* and Jim* Caragher Sharon Carelli Catholic Community Foundation Barbara* and Michael* Cavataio

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Daniel Cellitti* David Christensen* Paul Christensen Cleveland Marble Mosaic Co. Gary* and Helen Coates Collegiate Golf Alliance Daniel* and Monica Cook Mary Corcoran* Paul Correll* Courtier Foundation, Inc. Crescent Porter Hale Foundation Marjanne Crino* Thomas Crowley* James* and Deborah Cunningham Paul Curran* and Gail Carlson Catherine and Thomas Czech Cory* and Mary Beth Davis Jacqueline Dee* Mona* and Joseph* deGuzman Stephen Delahunt* Kenneth G. Dellemann* Delta Defense LLC Catherine McKeever Denten Foundation Karen and Michael Derdzinski Judith* and Thomas* Dincher Peter* and Mary Diotte Michael* and Marilyn Dolder John Dovorany*

Dow Jones News Fund Donald* and Nora Dreske Judith* and Martin* Drinka Dublin Contractors, Inc. Bernard Duke* Margot* and John* Dunn Caryn* and Donald Easterling Elevate97 Leon* and Ramona English John* and Kathy Ernster Extendicare Health Services, Inc. Ronald* and Mary Fath Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Foundation Edward Felsenthal, III* Kristin* and Peter* Ferge John* and Karen Finnerty JoAnn* and John A.* Fiorenza, Sr. Richard* and Debra Fisher Julie J. Flessas* Foley & Lardner LLP Donna Rae* and David J.* Foran Andrew* and Catherine Foster Amy Fotsch* Anita* and Michael* Fountain William Fox*


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S O C I E T Y

“‘I came as I was and departed transformed’ is not just a clever quote on a Marquette billboard. It absolutely applies to me. My life — both personally and professionally — was changed for the better because of my Marquette experience. That’s why I give back — to show my appreciation to Marquette for fostering my transformation and to ensure future students have the opportunity to experience what a Marquette University education is all about.” DR. RICHARD KITZ, ARTS ’51, MED ’54, HON DEG ’00 — MCCABE-LEVEL MEMBER

JoAnn and Dale Frederickson Patricia* and George* Frommell Daniel* and RoseMary Fuss Kelli Gabel and Craig Karmazin Michael* and Cynthia Gallagher Deborah and Thomas Gannon Mary Ann* and Michael* Ganzer Carol* and Carlos* Garces Kathleen* and Dean* Garstecki Franklyn* and Anne Gimbel Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP Law Firm Julia* and Robert* Girsch Margaret Glaser* Colleen* and Matthew* Glisson Global Edge, LLC Barbara* and Richard* Goeden Ronald* and Joyce Goergen Golden Kernel Snacks Hyman Gollman* Robert* and Toni* Gorske David* and Laura Gould Norman* and Elizabeth Goulet Greater Milwaukee Foundation Donald J. & Katherine R. Duchow Fund Journal Foundation/ Francis D. and Jane Keogh Kelly Fund

Judith Keyes Family Fund Virginia and Joseph Mallof Family Fund Paraclete Fund TEMPO Scholarship Fund Victor Vega Educational Fund Mary* and Mark* Griffin Clement Grum* and Emily Janicek Grum Grunau Company James Gutmann* Marylou Gutmann Tim* and Nancy Haggerty Amie* and Brandon* Hahn Susan (Bolger)* and H. Jeffrey Hamar Judith Hancock Casper* Doris* and Charles Hand Robert* and Heidi Hanley Jerry* and Robin Hanscum Robert Hansen* Gael Toohey Hanson* and Theodore Hanson Elizabeth Harmatys Park* and John Park* Eleanor and Eugene Harms Martin* and Eileen Harrison Kathleen and Michael Hart Maureen and Robert Hart Sharon and Tom Haverstock Mary Pat* and Dan* Hawley Philip* and Claire Hayes Paul Heaton* Judi and Michael Hefferon Janet* and Michael* Helminski William* and Mary Higgins

* Denotes Alumni

High Wind Association Inc. Mitzi* and Bernard* Hlavac DeEtte* and Robert* Hoch, Jr. Denis Hogan Holt Family Foundation, Ltd. Holton Brothers, Inc. William Hughes, III* and Peggy Hughes Frieda & William Hunt Memorial Trust Christopher Impens* Institute for Ethnomedicine, Inc Irish Jesuit Provincialate J&L Foundation J.P. Cullen & Sons Jackson Lewis P.C. Marybeth Jacobson* and Theodore Strupp* Donald* and Diane Jacquart Michael Jassak* and Mary Lou Charapata Patricia* and Daniel* Jessup Johnson Controls, Inc. Robert* and Carlotta Johnson William Stark Jones Foundation Steve* and Nancy Lee Kailas Saburo* and Joyce Kami Dorothy* and Robert Kane Amanda* and Kurt* Karst Jane* and Lawrence* Kean Marissa* and Jeffrey* Keesler Keesler Orthodontics SC Timothy Kellen* Nancy and Leon Kendall Michael Kenna*

Colleen Kennedy and Thomas Kelly, Jr. Kenosha Community Foundation Francis W. and Frances M. Kerscher Foundation John Kerscher* and Sandra Bucha John Kerske* William A. and Paul A. Ketterer Foundation Judith Keyes Karen Kindel* and Robert Hussinger Judith* and Joseph* King Jamie and James Kitzinger Susan* and William* Klapper, Jr. Barbara* and Michael* Klein Kurt Klitzke Thaddeus Knap* Korb Tredo Architects Kristie Kosobucki* Kovler Fund Dennis Krakau* Eugene* and Carole Kralicek Eugene* and Catherine Kroeff Ronald* and Sally Kujawa Kujawa Enterprises, Incorporated LaFave Family Fund Dean* and Tamara Laing Marco Lancieri Courtland* and Patricia Larkin Patricia Lasky* Matthew and Anne Lautz Patrick J. LaVenture* Marcus A. Lemonis* Levy Foundation

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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Gordon J. Liebl Matthew* and Tracy Liepert Life Spine Olive* and John* Linn Gail Lione and Barry Grossman Denise and William Lobb Camille A. Lonstorf Trust Todd* and Jennifer Lopez Ginny* and Ray* Lovett James* and Sharon Low Mary Beth* and Patrick* Lucas Marybeth Anzich Mahoney Virginia and Joseph Mallof Jane* and Michael* Malone Lorry and Tony Mandolini Marstone Products Limited Andrew Martinelli* David* and Monica Martyn Nancy Mathiowetz David* and Julie McDermid William H.* and Lois J.* McEssy William H. & Lois J. McEssy Foundation Dr. Michael* and Kathleen McGinn Jay* and Lisa* McKenna Karen and Michael McKinney Valerie* and Donald* McNamara McShane Construction Corporation McShane Foundation Patrick* and Piper Mehigan Darrell Mergen* Timothy Merry* and Paula Loftus-Merry

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Grace M. Merten* Donald Mertz* Metal Forging Consulting Suzanne* and Lyle Meyer Nicole* and Todd Michaels Michael* and Rosaleen Miskella Carl Mohs* Bob* and Chrissie Monday John F. Monroe, Jr.* and Rosemary Monroe Mary Morton Anne* and Waleed Naqi National Philanthropic Trust Gale and Donald Nestor Bob* and Kay Noel Shari* and Robert Noonan Dr. Mark* and Mary Liz* Norman Nu-Art Dental Laboratory Inc. Susan* and Richard Nuccio Andrew Nunemaker Foundation, Inc. Paul Oberbreckling* Kathleen* and James* O’Connell Laurie* and James* Odlum Monica* and William Oliver John Orlandini*

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Oshkosh Area Community Foundation Pabst Farms Development LLC Patricia* and Thomas* Packee Jeffrey Pakula* Debra* and Richard* Palmer Ralph Pamenter* Pamela Parker and William Donaldson John Patterson* Lindsey and John Pauly Hilary Pavela* Bob* and Sandy* Pavlic Patricia* and Duane Pellervo Alma Peters* Van-Anh* and Michael* Peters Margaret Pfeffer/Misey Trust PhRMA Ervin “John”* and Barbara Pierucki Robert* and Anne Pochowski Dennis* and Kathleen Pollard Pollybill Foundation Carol* and Peter* Polverini Gail* and Michael* Polzin Carol Porth*

Patrick Pralle* Sylvia Pratt* Frederick* and Linda Prehn Prehn Dental Office LLC Gerald Prout Francine* and Gregory* Purcell Quality & Compliance Services Stephanie* and Kevin* Race Racine County Dental Association Lee Raddatz* John T.* and Judith Quella* Randall Raytheon Company Mary* and Patrick* Reardon Kathleen Redmond* Carey Cieslik Rehm* and James Rehm* Alicia* and Myron Resnick William Rieger* Becky and David Robinson Robinson & Prijic Family Dental Associates, SC Brendan* and Kathleen Rowen Steven Rozek* Aileen Ryan*


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John* and Melissa Rydlewicz Paul* and Pat* Sackett Victor* and Terina Salerno Sanofi US Sargent and Lundy LLC Brian* and Gwen Schaefer Robert* and Darryl Ann Schilli Paul* and Nancy Schlagenhauf Michael* and Eileen Schmalz Thomas* and Judith Schmid Andrew J. Schmidt Charitable Fund Richard* and Nicole* Schmidt Walter* and Nancy Schmidt Michelle Schmidt-Lamers* Val* and Sheri Schnabl Theodore* and Barbara Schober Jennifer* and Brian* Schreiber James* and Paula Schubilske Emily* and Gregory* Schumacher-Novak

Robert* and Constance Schwaab SEC Group, Inc. Sentry Insurance Foundation Maurice* and Susan Sheehy Helen* and John* Shiely Robert C. Siegel* Patrice* and Jon* Sisulak, Sr. Brett* and Debbie* Skarr Joseph* and Alice Skorcz Matthew* and Lindsay Slaggie Slaggie Family Foundation Amy* and John* Sloane Joan* and Richard* Smith Harvey Sobocinski* John* and Joanne Sorenson Janell* and Andrew* Soucheray Joan and Michael Spector Robert Sproull Staff Electric Co., Inc. Louis Staudenmaier, Jr.*

 $27 * Denotes Alumni

Pamela* and Joseph* Stiglitz The Honorable and Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr. Christopher* and Ann Swain Ronald* and Alexandra Szarlan TE Connectivity Ltd. Tecsys Tempo Milwaukee Inc. Dale* and Bonnie Thanig Peter Thimm* Tito and Sandra Tiberti Foundation Sharon Tiedge* and Brian Redding* Kay* and Joe* Tierney, III Carol Tillis* Lori* and Charles* Torner TOTAL Mechanical Janetta Trotman* Gerald R. Turner* Derek Tyus* Maria Ule* Eric Van Miller* James* and Carolyn Van Miller Mary* and Robert Voelker Thomas* and Helen Voell James* and Yong Voigt Norman* and Alicia Volk Thomas Walker, Jr.* and Allison Walker

Waukesha County Community Foundation Anthony Weasler, II* Claudia* and Brent* Welke Emily (Kittler)* and Brian* Wensel William Wertz* Kathryn* and Bernard* Westfahl Weyco Group, Inc. Kurt* and Maureen Widmann Andrew Wiers* John H. Wild Family Trust Valerie Wilson Reed* Frank* and Inge Wintersberger Wipfli LLP Wisconsin Academy of General Dentistry Barbara Witkiewicz* Duane* and Margaret Wolter The Wuest and Lyan Family Endowment Michael* and Eileen Yelovich Joyce* and Erik Young Linda Yusman Wirth D.D.S.* Angela* and Robert* Zavagno Dr.* and Mrs. Robert D. Zelko Gerda and Ernest Zeller Annette* and J.J. Ziegler Tricia* and Michael* Zielinski Leo Zoeller* and Diane Markgraf

MILLION FOR SCHOLARSHIP AID RAISED BY PRESIDENT’S SOCIETY MEMBERS IN 2014

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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$2,500 – $4,999 3M Foundation Roger* and Joan Abbott Abbott Laboratories Fund Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers Barbara* and J. Rodger* Adams Peggy* and Mark* Afable Affiliated Dentists Robert* and Margaret Agnew Gerard Albanese, Jr.* and Kathleen Albanese Todd Allen* Alpha Sigma Nu, Inc. Anonymous American Association of Endodontists American Endowment Foundation Amerisource Bergen Sally Anderson* Jean* and Robert* Andrews Joseph* and Peggy Annis Apple Family Foundation Emilio* and Kerrie Arechaederra Susan Arisman* Karen and Richard Armbrust Donald* and Anita Armento Betty* and Thomas Arndt Artisan Partners Mary Ann Austin Deborah Bailey Susan* and Charles* Barney Barbara Barrett Michael* and Mary Lu Barron Cynthia* and Dale Bauer Gregg* and Cheryl Beaty Teena Gasior Beehner* Barbara* and Thomas* Behl

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William Bendt* Robert Bennot* Jeannine* and William* Bergs Paul* and Susan Bernstein Helen* and Joseph* Best Cary* and Steve* Biskupic Diane and Daniel Blinka Robert* and Rita Blondis Christine* and Michael* Blonski Leslie* and Erin Blum Virginia Bonness Steven* and Kris Borkenhagen Sean* and Carole Bosack David Boville* Lumina* and Patrick* Boyer Beverly* and Joseph* Braun Eda and Dennis Braun Elena Braun* James* and Mary Braza Laura* and Brian* Brewer Darwin Broenen* Cynthia and William Broydrick Lysette Brueggeman* and Michael Kopecky* Thomas* and Valerie Bruett Matthew* and Lori Brumbaugh Stephanie* and Brian* Brunkhorst Barbara* and Domenick* Bruno Richard* and Yvonne Brusky Susan Buckingham* and John Dwyer, Jr.* Teresa and James Buik Timothy* and Ruth* Bultman Paul Burbach, Sr.* and Catherine Burbach Lenore and Nicholas Burckel Therese* and William* Burkhart John* and Theresa Busby Kelly* and Craig* Butrym C.W. Purpero, Inc. Elizabeth* and John* Callan Paul* and Robin Callan Kathlyn* and Christopher* Callen

A S P E C I AL S U P P LE M E N T T O M AR Q U E T T E M A G A Z I N E

Maureen* and Dominic* Camden Camp Cody Mary Ann and George Campbell Joan Caresio Grassman* Patrick Carlin* Dennis* and Donna Carroll Kathleen* and Brian* Carroll Roch* and Jane Carter Michael Casey* Caterpillar Foundation Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota CECP Graduate Student Organization Patricia A. Cervenka Patrice* and Jason* Childress Thomas Classick* Kristine Cleary* and Peter Coffey* Patricia Collentine* Carole* and Dennis* Connor Conor Commercial Real Estate LLC Greg* and Diane* Conway Paul Coogan, Jr*. and Catherine Coogan Robert J. and Loretta W. Cooney Kathleen Uruba Corydon* and James Corydon CQC Holdings LLC John* and Michelle Cracraft Margaret* and Ronald* Creten Randall* and Kathleen Crocker Dr. Paula Sherman Crum* Greg* and Jodie Curtis John* and Shirley Czajka Paul* and Heidi Darley Jean* and Fred* Darlington, III

Julie* and Mark* Darnieder Paul Davis Charitable Fund Inc. Jefferson* and Nancy DeAngelis Charlene and Oliver DeGroot DeGroot Family Foundation Mary Ann Deibele* John Deinlein* James* and Patricia DeJong Donald Delebo* Thomas R. Delebo* Shirley and William Dentinger, Jr. Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Margaret* and Thomas* Digenan Jean* and Andy Dole Thomas* and Mary Domer Matthew Domski* Sheila Donnelly* and Thomas Ebert Robert* and Sharon Donohoe William* and Wilma Dooley William and Wilma Dooley Foundation Thomas Dornoff Dow Chemical Company Foundation Carol Doyle* and Michael Doyle, Sr.* Dan* and Mary Druml Drury Displays, Inc. Mary June and James Duca John Terence Duffey* and Diana Duffey Catherine Duffy* Jeanne Duffy* and James Duffy, Jr.* Patricia* and Michael* Dunn


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“Tom and I love the arts and believe they play a huge role in visual literacy, which is why we contribute to Marquette’s ‘hidden gem’— the Haggerty Museum. Helping others is core to who I am, and this passion for service stems from my years at Marquette. I’m thrilled to support scholarships for women in need through my involvement in the university’s Women’s Council. Marquette is a wonderful institution, and we’re honored to support its mission.” BETTY, ARTS ’72, AND THOMAS ARNDT — BROOKS-LEVEL MEMBERS

Mitchell Dydo, Jr.* Sigrid Dynek* William F. Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Lisa* and Kenneth Ellis Sandra Engel Ann Engelkemeir* and James Moyer* James* and Carole Englander Rosemary* and Roger Enrico Enterprise Holdings Foundation Eliza and Mark Eppli Steve* and Mary Evans Scott H. Evertz* Rita Fagan* Mr.* and Mrs.* Daniel G. Feder Laurence* and Elizabeth Fehring Thomas* and Suzan Fehring Margaret* and Michael* Felber Michael* and Andrea Ferris Tracy* and Jonathan* Filter Bill* and Claudette Finke Robert* and Arlana Fischer Michelle* and James* Fitzpatrick Robert* and Rosemarie Fitzsimmons Bernard Flatley* Lawrence* and Suzann Foster Geri Fotsch Carole* and John* Fox Claire Friedl Boles* Lynn Friedrichs* Ann and Andy Friesch James G. Fritsche* and Colleen McAllister Fritsche Christopher* and Christina Fugman Jeffrey* and Kathleen Fuller John Gabriel* Darcie* and Ronald Gabrisko Agnes* and David* Garino Carol Gehl*

Geiger Family Foundation Jeffrey and Susan George James Ghiardi* Laura* and David* Giesen Terese* and David* Gingrass Gary* and Bronwyn Glojek Ann and Mark Gmach Carol Gobel* Carol Goeckermann Stephen* and Anne Marie Gonczy Steven Gorski* Michael* and Cynthia Grady Stephen* and Bernadine Graff Jane* and Louis* Gral Greater Milwaukee Foundation Cecelia A. Borenitsch Fund Doris I. Earnhardt Fund Journal Foundation/Donald and Barbara Abert Fund Journal Foundation/Ione Quinby Griggs Journalism Scholarship Fund Journal Foundation/Roxy and Bud Heyse Fund Journal Foundation/Donald and Eleanor Massa Fund Dorothy M. Mundschau Fund for Women’s Higher Education David C. Scott, Sr. Marquette University Scholarship Fund William H. Wasweyler Fund Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Education Foundation Clifford J. and Victoria M. Zahn Fund Howard Green* Martin* and Beverly Greenberg Law Offices of Martin J. Greenberg, LLC Renee* and Paul* Griepentrog Karl Gross* Kristin* and Nicholas* Guehlstorf

* Denotes Alumni

D. Michael* and Carol Guerin H.J. Martin & Son, Inc. Ray Habelman, Jr.* and Staci Habelman Michael Haddad Pamela and Brian Hale Neil Hamilton* Patricia* and Thomas* Hammer Julie Hanley Patricia Hantsch* Yvonne Hart Joseph* and Mary Hartl Clifford* and Susan Hartmann Jeffrey* and Diana Hartnett Frederick* and Bridget Haubold Lore Hauck Heartland Advisors Lisa* and William Henk Hennessy & Roach, P.C. Kent Herbert* Tony Herrera Roxybelle Heyse William* and Norma Hinsdale Matt* and Colleen Holland Gerald* and Ann Hopfensperger Anne* and James Horner Patrick Horning* Peter* and Allison Hosbein Peter* and Jeanne Hosinski Peter Hoskow* Jeanne Hossenlopp and Dan Pautz Richard Howarth, Jr.* Richard* and Eugenia Hoy Heidi* and Mark* Huberty Hudson Precision Products Company Stuart Huebner* and Karen Morrison-Huebner* John Hughes, Jr.* and Barbara Hughes Donald* and Joyce Huml Lauren* and Phillip* Hutchinson Robert* and Judith Hutchison

IBM International Foundation International College of Dentists–Wisconsin Section Leon Jackson* Jessica* and Benjamin* Jagoe Robert* and Christine Jahncke Jim* and Elizabeth Jameson Anne* and Edward* Jarosz Jens Construction Corporation Kathleen and Richard Jensen Dr. William* and Mary Jo (Repp)* Jesenovec John Hancock Financial Services Inc. Pamela Johnson* Mary Healy Jonas* and George Jonas* JPMorgan Chase Foundation Justinian Society of Lawyers Wisconsin Chapter Kalmbach Publishing Co. Lucy and Thomas Kandathil Joseph M. Kane* Lisa* and Paul* Kanning Jay* and Kay Kaun Maureen* and Mark* Kenfield Clare Kennedy* Suzanne H. Keohane* Kenan* and Sally Kersten James* and Lia Kieckhafer Joan and Thomas Kiely Marcia* and John* Kircher John* and Mary Klein Maureen* and Michael* Klein Judith* and Stephen* Kleinmaier Klement Sausage Company David* and Diane Klimisch Audrey* and Scott* Knoll Patricia and Philip Kohls Jack* and Eileen Koller Lee and Benedict Kordus Jamie* and Mary Kowalski KPMG

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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Patricia* and David* Kraninger, Sr. Paulette and Robert Krause Jacquelyn* and Gary* Krawczyk Sarah and Gary Krenz David* and Bonnie Krill Kevin Krogmeier* Douglas Krueger* Kimberly* and Brandon* Krugman Sara* and Matthew* Krumrai Shelley Kuehneman* Thomas Kuesel* Sharmila and B. Anil Kumar Lee* and Eileen Kummer Ruth Ann* and Paul* Kurtin Jane and Ronald LaFever Sharon* and Sean* Lafferty John* and Kathlyn Lake Samantha* and Daniel* La Nuez Lalumiere League Catherine and Eric Lamb Leah Lampone* Dale* and Sandra Landgren James R. Lang* Mary* and James* Langhenry C. Larkin* Julie and Stephen Lavender Deanna and Brian Leadingham Julie* and William* Ledger Anne* and Ronald* Leggio Joell* and Elmer Lehman Mary Lehman-Panek* and Richard Panek* Beth and Brian Lemek Nancy and Edward Leonard Arlene Lessl B. S. Lethlean Bernard* and Mafalda Levernier Donald Lewandowski* Kathryn* and Denis* Lichter Steven* and Sheryl Lindley Mark Lipscomb, Jr.* and Jorene Lipscomb Richard Little* Sally and Michael Lochmann Carol* and James* Long Kevin* and Peggy* Long Lord’s Dental Studio, Inc. Laura and Robert Love Robert Love Madeleine* and David Lubar Sheldon and Marianne Lubar Nicholas Lucas, Jr.* and Christine Lucas Franklin Lyons Gerald Madigan* Mary* and Mark* Madigan Madison Community Foundation Tina* and Kevin* Mahoney Therese Mahoney-Ogden* and Peter Ogden Constance* and James* Maloney John Maloney* Gina* and Guy* Maras David Martin* Michael* and Elizabeth Martin Terri and Edward Martin

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Richard Mathews* Eric May* and Angela Mayorga May Colleen and Paul Mayer Maynard Steel Casting Company Theodore Mazza, Sr.* Michael McChrystal* Laura* and Timothy* McComis Daniel* and Mary McCormick McCormick Law Office Elizabeth* and Adam* McCostlin Mary Pat* and Richard* McDermott Patrick* and Laura McGartland Celagrace* and Mark McGuire Michael McHugh* McHugh Insurance Agency Carol* and Paul* McInerny Deborah McKeithan-Gebhardt* and John Gebhardt Janet and James McMahon Meg* and Todd* McMahon Wendy Jo and Dirk McMahon Kathleen* and Hugh* McManus Emily McNulty* Donald and Lorena Meier Foundation Blythe and Michael Meigs Linda Menard Marcia Mentkowski Carol Ann Merkel Metalstamp, Inc. Anne and Gary Meyer Karen* and Michael* Micallef Anthony* and Leone Michel Microsoft Corporation Midwest Promotional Group Paul Milakovich* Alice and Robert Miller Julie and Chris Miller Kathy and Mark Miller William* and Jo Anne Miller Miller Family Charitable Gift Fund Milwaukee Valve Company Arnold* and Freda Mitchem Ronald* and Kathleen Mohorek Allan Molgaard* Molly* and Jeffrey* Morris Patrick* and Kristina Morton Kathleen E. Mulaney* Judith* and Charles* Mulcahy Linda and Kevin Mullane Maureen Mulroy* Michael* and Emer Mulvihill Cordelia* and Steve Munroe Charlene* and Robert* Muren Mary* and Daniel* Murphy Raymond Murphy, Jr.* and Amy Barefoot Mary Ellen* and Frederick* Muth, Jr. Mark* and Anne Nagan National Association of Home Builders Louise Natrop* Philip Neary* and Michelle Rausch-Neary

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Meg (Brzyski)* and Duane* Nelson Nichols* and Patricia Nelson Michael* and Dorine Nemoir Thomas* and Gloria Nesbitt Mary Louise* and Gerard* Neugent Roland Neumann, Jr.* and Marie Neumann Thomas* and Joan Neuschaefer Walter F. Neuschafer Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Hanna and Bob Nevins Joyce* and Rick* Ninneman Mary* and Robert* Nirschl James Noonan* and Dana Levinson Steve* and Kristi Nooyen Dr. Theodore J. Nord* and Catherine A. Nord Northwestern Mutual Lois* and William O’Brien Kathryn and Joseph O’Connor, Jr. Michael* and Cheryl O’Connor Wesley Odani* Bonnie Oh Julie* and Hugh* O’Halloran Brett Olm* Mark O’Meara, Jr.* and Kristine O’Meara Mary* and John O’Toole Robert Pacheco* Rudolph Pasquan* Farand Pawlak* Richard* and Mary Ann Pedtke Lois M. Pence* PepsiCo Foundation Gail* and John Paul* Perla, Jr. Charles A. Perry John E. Perry* Shannon* and William Perry Susan M.* and Curtis A. Perry Tamara and Paul Petricca Pfefferle Management Joan* and Dean Phillips Stacie* and Steven* Piacsek Edward* and Kristie Piasta William* and Sandra Pickart Michelle* and James* Pierce Anne* and Robert Pillion, Jr. Keith* and Tracey Pinsoneault PNC Foundation Joseph* and Martha Polito Jacqueline Pollvogt Susan and Thomas Popalisky William Portz, Jr.* and Susan Portz Premier Flooring Inc. Mary Prendergast* PTK Sales LLC Stephanie Quade* Patrick* and Brenda Quick John Quilter* Robert Quinn* Janet Raasch* and Kevin O’Connor* Otto* and Marlene Radke Steven* and Stacey Radke

Carol* and Robert* Reagan Carol* and Charles* Rebek Thomas* and Tammy Reitz Mary Ann* and Greg* Renz Patricia Reuter* Lois and David Ribbens Robert Rice* Daniel Riedl* Michael* and Melissa Riley Phillip* and Emily Rinzel Susan Riordan* and Frank DeGuire* Ronald and Linda Ripley Georgette* and Tim Rippinger Susan* and Terrence* Ripple River Valley Bank Peter* and Peggy Roan Wayne* and Muriel Robins Carol* and William* Roche Keith Rocheck* Sarah* and Joseph* Rock Nicole* and John* Rodi Margaret Roedel* Corinne* and Michael* Roffler Andrew Rogers* Carissa* and Robert Rollins Kristina* and Paul* Ropella Kathleen* and Daniel* Roth Jay* and Tracy Rothman Joseph* and Pat Rotunno James and Suzy Ruder Family John* and Natalie Ruedinger Barbara* and Richard* Rueth Phil Runkel* James Russ, Sr.* and Judy Russ Stephanie* and Patrick* Russell S.C. Johnson Fund John* and Susan Sakash Pamela Scarberry* Anna Schaffer* Janice* and Carl* Schmidt Jessica Schmitt* Margaret* and Carl* Schrank Schreiber Foods, Inc. Thomas* and Jane Schrimpf Eleanor* and Harold* Schroeder Dawn* and Eric Schubert John Schumacher* Colleen* and Richard* Schumaker William* and Catherine Schwartz Johanna and Steven Schwartzkopf Russell Schwei* Patricia* and John* Scotellaro John Seder Sentry Equipment Corp. Roger* and Margaret Sharpe Denise* and James* Shaw Bridget* and Patrick* Sheahan Gordon* and Rosemary Sheahen Dr. Paula Sherman Crum* William* and Laurel Shiel Anita Sievert* Sigma Theta Tau Daniel* and Janice Silvestri Julie* and Timothy* Simmons Marguerite Simmons


“We both had extraordinary experiences at Marquette — which wouldn’t have been possible without the generosity of others. We were able to fully immerse ourselves in Marquette’s theatre program without having to miss any opportunities because of financial concerns. Our giving is driven by our gratitude. We want to be able to provide the same experience for future students and make a difference in their lives just as donors made a difference in our lives.” CARISSA SAIA, COMM ’13, & ADRIANA SAIA, COMM ’13 — BROOKS LEVEL FOR YOUNG ALUMNI MEMBERS

* Denotes Alumni

Margaret Simon* John* and Regina Sinsky William Sinsky Michael* and Kristi Skinner Dr. and Mrs. George R. Slater Billie Jean Smith* David Smith Kathleen Smith* Noel Smith Richard* and Mary Jane Smith Rosemary Smith* Gregory* and Sandra Sobczak Robert* and Lynn Soukup Ruth* and David* Springob Sprint Foundation Square D Foundation Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Edmund* and Amy Stark State Bar of Wisconsin State Farm Companies Foundation Stephanie* and Jake* Stefan W. T. Steinle* Darren Stelter* Mary Lu* and Charles* Stewart Maximiliano* and Cheri Stoka James* and Leslie Stollberg James* and Karen Stracka Scott Stratford, Sr.* STRATTEC Security Corporation Kenneth* and Karen Streit Carole Strickroth* Robert and Jane Stuelke Trust Stephen Sudik* Marcia* and James* Sundeen Frances Swigart Gerald* and Judith Sylvain James* and Marti Tancula Sheila* and John* Taphorn Target Corporation Kathy and Robert Tatterson Amy* and Timothy* Theisen James* and Mary Thiel Delroy* and Doris Thomas Michael D. Thometz* Mark* and Grace Thomsen Bonnie Thomson and Donald Callahan Mary* and Norbert Tlachac Mary Tobin* Stephen Tomassi* Charles* and Maryanne Torner Benjamin Tracy* Kathleen and Gary True David* and Susan Tulbert Sheila and Davis Turner Carita* and Thomas* Twinem David* and Margaret Ullius United Way of Snohomish County Universal Electronics US Bancorp Judith* and Michael* Van Handel Corinthia Campbell Van Orsdol* Jon* and Joan Varner JoAnn* and Jesus Vasquez Hildegaard Verploegen* Timothy* and Amie Vetscher

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Mark Vieha* Joseph Villmow* Vilter Foundation Gail and Jerry Viscione von Briesen & Roper, S.C. Kenneth W. Voss* Avinash Vyas* Edmund Wabiszewski* Joseph Wall* Benjamin Walsh Judy* and Warren* Wanezek Debra Warden* and Steven Kohlmyer Waushara Dental Associates Wauwatosa Savings and Loan Foundation Richard Weber* Thomas* and Helaine Weil Paul Weinewuth* Conrad* and Mary Weinlein Darlene Weis* Janice and William Welburn Wells Fargo Capital Management Judith Welsh* Gordon* and Kathleen Westphal Julie Behrens Whalen* and Daniel Whalen, IV* Robert F.* and Barbara M.* Whealon Dana Wheeler Terracina* Jacqueline* and Matthew* Wieck Mark Wiesman* and Julie Tolan Mary Ann* and Arthur Wigchers Matt Wildauer* Patricia Winchester Schermerhorn* and Richard V. Schermerhorn, Sr.* David Williams* and Karen Andresen Joseph Williams, Jr.* and Anne Martin Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys Christy* and Kyle* Woitel Penelope Wong and Tim Kochis Charitable Foundation James Wrenn* Maureen Wright* Timothy* and Katherine Yehl Catherine Young* Jung-Chien Yu P. Wayne* and Patricia Ziebell Philip* and Jeannine Zwieg

| NAMES in bold denote young alumni who also qualified for membership at the Brooks, McCabe, Burrowes or Lalumiere level.

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BROOKS LEVEL FOR YOUNG ALUMNI Young alumni who have graduated in the past 15 years become members by meeting graduated giving levels specific to their graduation year. CLASS OF 2000 – 2004 $1,000+ Michael Addy* Lara Baus* Mark Breen* Julia* and Raymond* Bucheger Daniel Cellitti* Allen Chew* Kristina* and Kevin* Connor Brigid Dolan* Esther* and David* Ficke Daniel Geigler* Colleen* and Matthew* Glisson Steven Gorski* Elizabeth* and Justin* Griffith Andrew* and Christen Harwood Carrie* and Patrick* Hoarty Kristine* and Shawn* Howard Mark* and Sabrina Huntoon Kevin Indrebo* Lisa* and Paul* Kanning Matthew Katz* Kimberly* and Brandon* Krugman Justin Longley* Katherine* and David Lucey Erin* and Andrew* McArdle Jennifer McGaver* Robert Merkel* Karen* and Michael* Micallef Kelly Miller* Erin Mosleth* Jessica* and Theran* Motl Michael Neufeldt* Stephanie* and Brian* Olsson Edward* and Kristie Piasta Maura* and Jay* Rabideaux Lori* and John* Richards Bryon Riesch* Phillip* and Emily Rinzel

John* and Natalie Ruedinger Kathleen* and Jeffrey* Ruidl Jessica Schmitt* Sarah* and Mark* Schoenfelder Jennifer* and Brian* Schreiber James Schulte* Kathleen* and Paul Shane Matthew* and Lindsay Slaggie Matt* and Katherine Smith Patrick* and Lindsay Smith Mary Beth Stanton* and Cristine Doran Peter Thimm* Brooke* and Jess* Thomas Michael D. Thometz* Michael Thompson* Jessica Thunberg* Joel Truss* Jacqueline* and Matthew* Wieck Andrew Wiers* E. J. Whitney Wilson* Tricia* and Michael* Zielinski

CLASS OF 2005 – 2009 $500+ Peter Adreani* Karlyn* and Ryan* Agnew Thomas Atamian* Abby* and Raymond* Auth Emili Ballweg* Jennifer Beio* Craig Benton* Patrick Biernacki* Timothy Bolger* and Kate Norton Elena Braun* Steven Briggs* Allen Burbey* Justin Bushweiler* J. Patrick Carruthers-Green* Rodolfo Chavez* Elizabeth* and Nathaniel* Colson Amy* and James* Conway Rosamaria* and Travis* Diener Jennifer Dienes* Matthew Domski* Mary Ehlman* Molly* and Mark* Eldridge Declan Glynn* Adriana* and Cesar Gonzalez

Amie* and Brandon* Hahn Robert Hanley* Justin Hanson* Angela Heding* Steven Holtkamp* Lindsey Hunt* Stephanie* and Michael* Kelly Clare Kennedy* Scott Kennedy* Amanda* and Kevin* Kerber Michael Kinateder* Cory Kirchen* Kristie Kosobucki* Samantha* and Daniel* La Nuez Christopher Luecke* John MacDonald, III* Robert * and Dawn Mallof Ryan Maloney* David Martin* Brant* and Marissa McCartan Elizabeth* and Adam* McCostlin Patrick McFadden* Daniel Merkel* Elizabeth* and Kevin* Meyer Andrew Nosbusch* Ashley* and James* Packee Chad* and Jenna* Pahnke Katie Paulius* Mike and Teresa* Pavelich Aaron* and Meghan Peters Michael Riopel* Keith Rocheck* Charles Roedel* Elizabeth Ryan* and Stephen Ryan, Jr.* Sarah Schmidt* Emily* and Gregory* Schumacher-Novak Peter Schunk* Alexander Senn* Matthew* and Natalie Soper Erin* and Peter* Stanek Amy Stoniecki* Daniel Suhr* Maura Sullivan Flaherty* Matthew Templon* Stuart Thomas* Christine* and Todd* Townsend Heather Treptow* Joseph Villmow* Stephanie* and Robert* Walton Michael Wanezek* Margaret* and Charles* Weber

Rachel Weiler* Carolyn Witkowski* Kristin Klima Witt* and Jonathan Witt* Jillian* and Louis Wonio

CLASS OF 2010 – 2014 $250+ Tina Aiello* Anwar Ali* Samuel Boland* James Brennan* David Budzinski* Sara Buser* Rachel Catoe* Colleen Claflin* Sarah Clasing* Elizabeth Driscoll* Lauren Drolet* John Dunlap* John* and Katie* Feeney Emily Goral* Paul Hale* Alexander Hansen* Leonard Hartanto* Lauren T. Havey* and Daniel Tyler* Andrew Kaczmarek* Timothy Kellen* Matthew Kendzior* Ashley Kennedy* Joseph* and Hailey* Kohut Brian Konyn* David Kuester* Lauren Lakomek* Catherine* and Chad* Lammert Shannon Lawton* Kelsey Menden* Allison Miller* Anne Mongoven* Margaret (Molly) Mullane* Michael Muratore* Laurie Osman* Ryan Prickette* Adriana Saia* Carissa Saia* Christina Starkey* Cameron Wanek* Lyndsay Zwirlein*

or for more information about the President’s Society, contact Christine Baranoucky at (414) 288-3596 or christine.baranoucky@marquette.edu. FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE HONOR ROLL

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