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Foxconn Technology Showcase and Recruitment Day

Marquette University to Host Foxconn Technology Showcase and Recruitment Day on Monday, Oct. 9 in AMU
Event open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni

Marquette University will host a Foxconn technology showcase and recruitment day on Monday, Oct. 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Alumni Memorial Union (1442 West Wisconsin Avenue) in Milwaukee. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to view the showcase, watch product demonstration and meet Foxconn representatives. This event is also open to students across southeast Wisconsin.

Students and alumni can network and explore career opportunities during the day. Foxconn opportunities include internships and co-ops for students and professionals in a wide variety of disciplines, including: engineering, business, supply chain, information technology, data science, analytics and more. Foxconn will provide free food and t-shirts (while supplies last).

Students or alumni can submit their resumes and cover letters via email to Please include your name, major and expected graduation year in your email subject line.

About Foxconn Technology Group

With nearly 80,000 patents granted, Foxconn is known for its innovative entrepreneurial spirit and cutting-edge technology. The company’s plant in Racine County will make state-of-the-art Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panels that will be used in a wide range of devices and solutions, from, among many others, the latest generation televisions to self-driving cars, and aircraft systems. Many of the company’s products will be on display at the event on Monday.

Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics technology service provider. The advanced manufacturing campus in Wisconsin is the first in a series of world-class manufacturing facilities Foxconn will be building in the United States to create a robust 8K+5K ecosystem to meet future needs for the latest in display technology components. It will be a catalyst for the establishment of a community of developers who will help drive the application of innovative solutions in the areas of healthcare, innovative learning, security, interactive retailing, and many others.

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New Marquette Virtual Private Network (VPN) to launch Aug. 2

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HP Security Alert

Engineering laptop with security on displayWe have been made aware of a critical security update for some HP laptop models many of you are using. HP has released an update to their audio drivers that correct an issue of the driver logging keystrokes entered on the keyboard such as passwords.  The updated drivers are available on the HP webpage: We encourage you to visit the webpage, find your laptop model, and install the updated driver immediately.

Everyone is reminded to run Windows Updates on a regular basis to ensure you are fully patched and secured. For more information on enabling Automatic Updates in Windows, go here ( and click “How do I keep my PC up to date?”.  If you have any questions, please contact the College of Engineering Technology Services at

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707 Hub Innovation Space

Outside exterior of the 707 hub buildingMarquette University launched the 707 Hub, a new collaborative shared space for students to innovate ideas and become entrepreneurs.  It is open to all Marquette students as well as faculty and staff and features collaborative workspaces, conference rooms and meeting areas. In addition, guests have access to a variety of tools and technology such as 3D printers, hand tools, sewing machines, computers and other business development resources.  The space is home to both the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and university’s Social Innovation Initiative and will also be used for presentations and special events.

Read press coverage from the Milwaukee Business Journal or watch the WTMJ-4 Video News Story

For more information, please visit the Marquette 707 Hub website.

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MATLAB & Simulink Mobile Devices Challenge

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Win up to $1,000 by combining some of your favorite things – MATLAB, Simulink, and your smart phone or tablet. Whether you’ve developed a cool iOS or Android app that incorporates analytics developed in MATLAB or Simulink, or analyzed data from your device’s built-in sensors, Mathworks wants to hear what you’re doing.

For more information, please visit

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InnovaIT Competition

The 4th annual InnovaIT Competition invites you to dream up an innovative Mobile or IoT App and join other mobile app development enthusiasts to bring your app ideas to life.

The annual IT Innovation Competition is a faculty-led event that seeks to foster technology entrepreneurship and innovation among undergraduate students in the Midwest region (Marquette University, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh,  WCTC, etc.). Participating students will come up with an innovative technology idea that has a good commercial opportunity and pitch their idea in the first round.

10 finalists are selected after the initial proposal submission to build working prototypes of their solution of choice. Students can either form teams or work as individuals to build a working prototype of the idea through a series of “hack-a-thon” sessions, tutorials and individual work. Majority of the participating students usually have very minimal programming experience at the beginning of the journey.

As they work on their startup projects, with support from their faculty mentors or industry coaches, they gain practical experience regarding how to solve real life problems through applied theory.

More Information
Learn more about the competition here:

Submit your proposal online before March 6 here:

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Challenge: Design Thinking!

Challenge: Design Thinking! Workshop
February 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Wakerly Media Lab in Diederich College of Communication
Open to all students.

The design process is what puts design thinking into action.

Design thinking is a human-centered, active and collaborative approach to generating and developing creative and innovative ideas. This process is used by forward-thinking organizations, designers, social change-makers and individuals to face ambiguous 21st century problems.

Join us to actively participate in a design thinking challenge! In this workshop, you’ll learn about the design thinking process and participate in a design thinking challenge sprint.

Snacks will be provided!

More information and Sign-Up Here:


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Marquette joins eduroam

Marquette is now a member of “eduroam”, a service that allows anyone affiliated with Marquette to gain wireless network access at 5,500+ institutions connected to eduroam.  It also allows visitors from eduroam member institutions access to our Marquette wireless network without the need for a guest account.

Who is Part of eduroam?

Participating institutions include several U.S. Jesuit schools and many local universities such as the University of Wisconsin system schools. Before travelling, check to see if the campus you are visiting is an eduroam member.

How Do I Use eduroam While Away from Marquette?

Logging on while at a participating institution is often as easy as opening your wireless connections, choosing the eduroam network by name, and then entering your Marquette email address and password.

Can I Test eduroam at Marquette Before I Leave?

Marquette users can test the eduroam connection on Marquette’s campus before traveling to verify that all settings are correct.

  1. While on the Marquette campus and near a wireless hotspot, open your wireless connections and select the eduroam network name.
  2. You are prompted for a username and password. Enter your Marquette email address (e.g., and password. Please note that you must enter your full email address, including
  3. If this is your first time connecting, you will be prompted to accept or download the eduroam certificate. This is a self-signed certificate used to ensure you’re connecting to the correct network. Once the certificate is accepted, you will be authenticated using your credentials.
  4. If successfully authenticated, you will be placed on the eduroam wireless network. This network is limited to web browsing (i.e., you will not have access to student, faculty or staff resources).
  5. Once you have successfully connected to eduroam, be sure to switch back to your standard Marquette wireless setup.Marquette University users should not use eduroam regularly on Marquette’s campus network.