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Marquette University In The News is a weekly compilation of top media reports about Marquette University and members of the university community.



Marquette University names new president
Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of the University of Scranton, was named the 23rd president of Marquette University. He will assume his duties in summer 2011, succeeding Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., who announced in March that he would retire next year after 15 years as president.

Print story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Business Journal of Milwaukee, BizTimes Milwaukee, Scranton Times-Tribune, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader and on numerous websites, Aug. 31, 2010

Broadcast story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WUWM-FM (89.7), WTMJ-AM (620) and numerous other television and radio outlets, Aug. 31, 2010

A solid tradition
When Father Scott R. Pilarz assumes his new post as president of Marquette University, he will inherit an institution that has invested heavily in brick, mortar and its future. Pilarz should continue Father Robert A. Wild's vision of turning the university into a top-flight institution.

Editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 2, 2010

Marquette’s new law school promotes both traditional and modern law study
Marquette University Law School recently opened the doors to Eckstein Hall, an $85 million facility with state-of-the art technology that promotes learning through traditional study and interaction with other students and faculty.

Story appeared on, Sept. 1, 2010
Video is available on, Sept. 1, 2010
Photos appeared on, Aug. 30, 2010

Scalia is keynote speaker at MU law school dedication
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will give the keynote address next Wednesday at the formal dedication of Marquette University's Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall, the school's new law school building.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and BizTimes Milwaukee, Sept. 2, 2010

Former Marquette basketball star Dwyane Wade recognizes three teens who've been awarded full scholarships to Marquette through the university's national partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and numerous other television stations statewide, Aug. 30-31, 2010

Kristin Haglund, associate professor of nursing, discusses her recent Fulbright Award and research project, “The Social & Cultural Contexts of Alcohol Use and Subsequent Sexual Involvement among Adolescents and Young Adults.”

Story aired on WUWM-FM’s (89.7) “Lake Effect,” Sept. 2, 2010

Stephanie Quade, dean of students, talks about parents adapting to their children starting college and Marquette’s related “Letting Go” program for parents of incoming freshmen.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Aug. 31, 2010

Martin Scanlan, assistant professor of education, offers advice on how to facilitate children’s learning by creating at-home homework laboratories.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 28, 2010

Gene Laczniak, professor of marketing, discusses motivational speaking events.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 29, 2010