Friday, March 8, 2013
The Whitefish Bay senior committed to run cross country and track with the Golden Eagles next school year.
Hard work and dedication has paid off for Whitefish Bay senior Nate Gomoll, who signed a letter of intent on Friday to run cross country and track with the Marquette Golden Eagles after graduation. Gomoll, who is on the high honor roll at Bay, received academic and athletic scholarships to study engineering and run cross country and track at Marquette. "I took five visits to five different schools, and it really came down to the fact that I really fit in with the guys on the team," he said. "The coach is young, and he knows what he's doing. I felt like it was the right place to be." Whitefish Bay cross country coach Mike Miller said Gomoll's hard work has led him to make steady improvement year after year. Gomoll placed 19th at state his …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Grant Menard, Rashadeem Gray and Jake Taylor all committed to Division I college athletic programs Wednesday.
Three Whitefish Bay senior athletes will move on to NCAA Division I athletic programs after graduating in the spring. Grant Menard formally committed to Drake University, a Division I football team in Des Moines, IA. Menard, who was named First Team All-North Shore Conference, had a 55 percent pass completion rate this year, finding a receiver on 66 of his 121 attempts for a total of 1,100 yards, according to WisSports. In his junior year, he completed 45 of his 109 attempts for a total of 744 yards. He's also a strong runner, with 247 rushing yards this year and 98 yards his junior year. Menard also plays basketball and baseball. Rashadeem Gray, who verbally committed to North Dakota last month, signed a letter of intent today to play for…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Marquette basketball recruit adds yet another accomplishment to his career as he prepares to lead the Dominican Knights to a second D4 state title.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Romney rallies crowd, saying Mitt Romney gave women key roles as Massachusetts governor.
Ann Romney told a crowd of supporters Thursday in Milwaukee that her husband is steadfast on protecting the economic and social interests of women. Introduced by Wisconsin's First Lady Tonette Walker, Romney, flanked by an American flag and a banner that read "Wisconsin (hearts) Ann," roused a crowd of more than 200 supporters – most of whom were women – in the old gym on the Marquette University campus. "He cares about women ... making the economy work for women," said the wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. "We need to have women understand Mitt is a person who cares." He's "a person who will work harder than anyone, who will be there, and ... will not fail," she said. Romney also introduced a number of women who served …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Local Republican college students get ready for rally for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
Dozens of college students at Marquette University were busy Wednesday evening making posters in preparation for Ann Romney’s speech on campus Thursday. Downstairs in the gymnasium, risers were being set up for the media as local Republicans were getting everything ready for Ann Romney to campaign for her husband Mitt Romney’s presidential bid. It wasn't Manitowoc native Tyler Martell, a junior at Marquette, first time volunteering politically. But this time it was different, he told Patch before he began making a poster with a Twitter hashtag to promote the campaign of Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan. “This one is a lot more exciting, there is a lot more people involved,” Martell said. “It’s a national race. … I just think there is…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
These eight Whitefish Bay natives were among nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students who received their diplomas May 20 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
Nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students received their diplomas from Marquette University on May 20 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Among the graduates are these eight students from Whitefish Bay:
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Elizabeth Turkal and Lauryn Hammond will gain community clinical experience at a Catholic parish in Piura, Peru this summer.
Two Whitefish Bay natives now studying at Marquette University will travel to Piura, Peru this summer for a nursing study abroad program. In Piura, Elizabeth Turkal, a Marquette graduate, and Lauryn Hammond, a senior at Marquette, will gain community clinical experience at a Catholic parish called Sacramento Santisimo and will develop a global view of health care by being immersed in a new culture. The summer program in Piura offers educational nursing experiences at all levels. Sacramento Santisimo parish has a full nursing staff and a health clinic including a surgical suite for visiting medical teams from the United States. If a medical team is visiting, Marquette students will assist in the pre- and post-surgical areas. In addition, …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Wilson, who has one more year to shine with the Knights, will be the first Dominican grad in recent history to stay in Milwaukee and play for the Marquette Golden Eagles.
When Duane Wilson leaves the Dominican basketball team after next year, his hometown fans won't have to travel any farther than downtown Milwaukee to see him play again. Wilson, a junior forward, announced his intent to play with the Marquette Golden Eagles at a pep assembly Tuesday celebrating the Knights' recent Division 4 state title. The Knights ended their season with a 27-1 record with their only loss coming to the Division 1 state champions, Germantown. This is Dominican’s third WIAA state title, having won Division 3 in 2004 and 2005. Dominican also won seven championships as part of the former Wisconsin Independent School Athletic Association. Wilson, the second-ranked junior in the state, played a crucial role in the Knights' …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Sixteen Whitefish Bay natives made the grades in the fall 2011 semester.
The following local students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2011 semester at Marquette University:
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Rosemary Stuart, a biology professor, studies how enzymes are formed in the mitochondria of cells.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Rosemary Stuart, professor of biological sciences at Marquette University, has been named the university’s 2011 recipient of the Lawrence G. Haggerty Award for Research Excellence, an annual award that recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated scholarly distinction and an all-encompassing belief in excellence. Stuart, a resident of Whitefish Bay, researches mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes. Mitochondria are the part of cells that produce energy, which comes in the form of adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, the “energy currency.” Enzymes — small, molecular machines — work together to produce the ATP molecule. Stuart’s research is focused on two aspects of this process — how those enzymes are assembled in the mitochondria, and …