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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 18, 2010


Olga Yakusheva, assistant professor of economics, explains why the so-called "freshman 15" is a myth, based on a recent study she conducted at Marquette.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 17, 2010

Marquette University
is now home to a collection of about 900 ancient texts that include the Koberger Bible and the Complutensian Polyglot Bible of 1517.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, December 2010

Marquette University Army ROTC paid tribute to five alumni who were killed in action. Twenty-five Marquette Army ROTC cadets also affirmed their intentions to become officers.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), Nov. 11, 2010

Craig Andrews, professor and Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in marketing, and research collaborators found highly graphic images of the negative consequences of smoking have the greatest impact on smokers' intentions to quit.

Story appeared on, Nov. 12, 2010
Similar stories appeared on and, Nov. 13 and 14, 2010

Rajiv Vinnakota, Marquette's social entrepreneur-in-residence and founder of the SEED Foundation, spoke at the university on urban education reform and social entrepreneurship.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 10, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discusses rising gasoline prices in view of the weakening U.S. dollar and a rise in crude oil prices.

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

David Krause, director of the Applied Investment Management program, discusses a growth in the pace of mergers and acquisitions in 2011.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, Nov. 12-25, 2010

Rev. Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theology, will talk about his new book, Racial Justice and the Catholic Church, at a Black Catholic History Month event hosted by Catholics United for Racial Justice..

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Community Journal, Nov. 10, 2010

Brian Wardle, a former Marquette University men's basketball player, is UW-Green Bay's new men's basketball coach.

Story appeared on, Nov. 12, 2010

Robert Fitts, chair and professor of biological sciences, discusses his research on muscle wasting during space flights.

Story aired on Japan Broadcasting Company, Oct. 31, 2010