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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.

November 11, 2010

TOP STORIES

MU conference shows kids overcoming obstacles to success
Marquette University Law School and College of Education held a conference to spotlight urban-school successes. Presenters included the university's social entrepreneur-in-residence Rajiv Vinnakota, who co-founded the SEED Foundation. Internationally heralded public school teacher Rafe Esquith also spoke and showcased the Hobart Shakespeareans, which he founded.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 11, 2010

Similar stories also appeared on WISN.com and Catalyst-Chicago.org, Nov. 10, 2010

Some stocks to watch as economic gloom lifts
Twenty-two finance-oriented Marquette University seniors in the school's Applied Investment Management program say next year will be better than many economists expect.

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 8, 2010

Marquette Law School helps run the Milwaukee mediation program for homeowners facing foreclosure and has accepted 869 cases into the program with 250 cases already negotiated.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Nov. 8, 2010

Tim Rippinger, senior associate vice president of development, discusses strategies to solicit major gifts during weaker periods of donations to colleges and universities.

Story appeared in the New York Times, Nov. 10, 2010

Erik Ugland, professor of communication, discusses the state's new video surveillance laws.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 8, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, explains the effect rising gold prices have on the overall economy.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 11, 2010

Robert Shuter, chair and professor of communication, discusses his study on text messaging etiquette.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7) “Lake Effect,” Nov. 5, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, talks about his appointment to the Chicago Federal Reserve's academic advisory council and gives some insight into the state of the economy.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7) “Lake Effect,” Nov. 5, 2010

NASA director to speak at Marquette on water in solar system
Anne Kinney, director of NASA's Solar System Exploration Division, will discuss the integral role of water in the solar system at the Weasler Auditorium.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 9, 2010

Global survey shows risk, opportunity in supply chain
Marquette University and KPMG, a global firm that provides tax, audit and advisory services, presented and discussed a survey on the outlook for global manufacturing to a panel of manufacturers in Milwaukee.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, Nov. 8, 2010