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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 28, 2010

TOP STORIES

Grant backs childhood disability research
MU to get $4.75 million for orthopedic treatment

Marquette has received a $4.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to improve treatment and equipment for children with orthopedic disabilities, which helps solidify Marquette's role as a research university for pediatric orthopedics and is the kind of development that ultimately could lead to more private-industry local jobs.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 27, 2010
Similar stories appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal and BizTimes Milwaukee, Oct. 27, 2010
Broadcast story aired on WDJT (CBS 58), Oct. 27, 2010

Standing tall at Marquette
Marquette was named by Wisconsin Builder as Developer of the Year. An $85 million law school, a $35 million first phase of a College of Engineering complex and a $27 million campus services center are just some of the buildings springing up on Marquette University's campus of late.

Story appeared in Wisconsin Builder, Oct. 27, 2010

NCAA's graduation scores are out
The NCAA released new data on its Graduation Success Rate (GSR). At Marquette, the men's basketball GSR was 91 percent; the women's team had a score of 92 percent. Nationally, the GSR for men's basketball was 66 percent.

Story appeared on JSOnline, Oct. 27, 2010

Joseph Green, director of the Education Opportunity Program, is the new director of one of Marquette's TRIO programs and comes with experience serving as previous director of TRIO programs at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Profile appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Oct. 22, 2010

Co-op and EWB-USA Experiences Give Marquette Student a Career Jump-Start
Adrianna Stanley, who graduated in May 2010 from Marquette with a degree in civil engineering, accepted a full-time position in CH2M HILL's Chicago office after serving as a project manager for the La Garrucha water project to design and implement a water system for 1,500 residents of a rural Guatemalan community.

Story appeared on CH2M.com, Oct. 27, 2010

Marquette University Law School will host the final debate between U.S. Senate candidates Russ Feingold and Ron Johnson on Oct. 29.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 22, 2010
Similar stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on WUWM.com and on StatesMan.com, Oct. 23, 2010

Fitting In: U. of Scranton Revamps One-Third of Its Faculty
Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., who will become president of Marquette University in the 2011-12 academic year, led a hiring spree at the University of Scranton, which faculty members say was a success.

Story appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 24, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, has been appointed to the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank's academic advisory council.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Oct. 22, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discusses Wisconsin's loss of nearly 10,000 private sector jobs last month.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 21, 2010

Richard Esenberg, visiting assistant professor of law, writes about how this year's election results will have an impact on future legislative districts.

Opinion piece appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 26, 2010