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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.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2010


State receives $2.4 million to train health care professionals
Marquette University is receiving two grants totaling $600,000 from a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services for health care professionals.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 18, 2010

Wis. AG candidates to debate
Candidates for state Attorney General, J.B. Van Hollen and Scott Hassett, will square off for their first debate moderated by distinguished fellow in law and public policy Mike Gousha at Marquette University Law School on Oct. 7.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 21, 2010
Story appeared on and, Sept. 22, 2010

Schools team up to win federal dollars
The Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium is the new name for an energy research group that started last year and includes Marquette University.

Story appeared on JSOnline, Sept. 17, 2010
Related reporter blog appeared on JSOnline, Sept. 17, 2010
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 21, 2010

Marquette freshman Tommy Walls, a finalist for the Boys & Girls Clubs' Youth of the Year competition, recently returned from meeting President Obama and national spokesperson for the club Denzel Washington.

Broadcast story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Sept. 16-17, 2010

News from the Neighborhoods

Marquette University's Diederich College of Communication will be a partner of the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, giving NNS employees training and providing students who would work with the NNS as part of the university's service learning program.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, Sept. 21, 2010

Deirdre Dempsey, associate professor of theology,
an expert in Semitic languages such as biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, went on archaeological digs in the Middle East.

Profile appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, October 2010

Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law, comments on the complaint against Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth R. Kratz that the veteran prosecutor had sent sexually suggestive text messages to a domestic violence victim.

Broadcast story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Sept. 22, 2010

William Henk, dean of education, discusses training programs for teaching poor, unprepared children.

Interview aired on MPTV's (PBS 10) "4th Street Forum," Sept. 17, 2010

MyFaith profile: Emily LaLoggia
Marquette University senior Emily LaLoggia spent a semester studying at the Angelicum Pontifical University where she spent Holy Week with Pope Benedict XVI.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Catholic Herald, Sept. 16, 2010

Lending a helping hand
Kim Witherspoon learned some valuable things during the month she spent in Peru this summer, when she traveled with a group of nine other nursing students from Marquette University to complete requirements for their community health course.

Story appeared in the Oregon Observer (Wis.), Sept. 12, 2010