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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.

OCTOBER 14, 2010


Robert Shuter, professor of communication studies, led a study that compared the texting habits of cell phone users in the world's two largest democracies — the U.S. and India.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Oct. 11, 2010
Story also appeared in the Denver Post, Oct. 11, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics,
has been appointed to the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank's Academic Advisory Council.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 12, 2010
Similar story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, Oct. 11, 2010
Broadcast story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WAOW-TV (ABC 1), Oct. 12, 2010

A Structure That Teaches
Instrumentation in Marquette University's new engineering building will give students a real-world look at concepts in action by the building itself being an analytical model.

Story appeared in Modern Steel Construction, Oct. 2010 pages 46-47

Reinventing Your Family Business
Terry McBride searched for a better forecasting system for his heating oil business, which led him to Marquette University's engineering department, where he funded two Ph.D. students who built a mathematical model to track consumer consumption.

Business blog appeared on, Oct. 13, 2010

Marquette University Law School will host the final debate between U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold and Republican challenger Ron Johnson on Oct. 22.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Oct. 11-12, 2010

AG Candidates Discuss Issues With Mike Gousha
Republican incumbent J.B. Van Hollen and his Democratic challenger Scott Hassett were Mike Gousha's guests for his series "On the Issues" at the Marquette University Law School.

Story aired on WISN (ABC 12), Oct. 7, 2010

33rd Annual Briggs & Al's Run & Walk
Founded by Al McGuire, the late Marquette University basketball coach, Al's Run is one of the largest races in the Midwest.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 7, 2010
Photograph appeared on, Oct. 9, 2010
Broadcast story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 9-10, 2010

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, commenting on Wisconsin's gubernatorial campaign, says it's rare for opposing candidates to come from the same county, because political parties build their bases by regions as it relates to the Wisconsin governor's race.

Story appeared in the Pierce County Herald, Oct. 11, 2010