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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.

December 2, 2010


Gov. Doyle says contracts with state unions should proceed
Gov. Jim Doyle, as a guest for "On the Issues with Mike Gousha," spoke about contracts that were made to employees which called for furloughs and no pay raises as an issue that can't be modified since the unions have accepted it.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 30, 2010
Similar stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on
Event announcement appeared on and

Christopher Okunseri, an associate professor of dental public health, received a $300,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how hospital emergency departments provide non-traumatic dental treatments.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 29, 2010

Robert Bishop, OPUS dean of the College of Engineering, discussed the importance of the new engineering facility and how it will be used, the definition of discovery learning, and what skills engineers will need in the upcoming "Creative Age."

Story appeared on CFE Media, Nov. 8, 2010

Selig named adjunct law professor at Marquette
Marquette Law School has a new addition to its faculty: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. Selig has been lecturing at the law school since 2009 but now has been named an adjunct professor in sports law and policy.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (Fox 6), Nov. 24, 2010
Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 24, 2010
Similar announcement also appeared on,, and

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist calls for compassion in reporting
Marquette alumna Jacqui Banaszynski, who won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing on a piece about the death of a gay farm couple, gave the annual Edward D. Simmons Lecture on Society and Human Value sponsored by the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Science, in collaboration with the Diederich College of Communication centennial of journalism celebration.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), "Lake Effect," Dec. 1, 2010

How urban are Marquette, MIAD, MSOE, and UWM?
Marquette University was the only institution to receive an A from Urban Milwaukee for the university's investments in the surrounding neighborhood.

Blog post appeared on, Nov. 30, 2010

Paul Secunda, associate professor of law, discussed unions losing ground during the troubled economy.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), "Lake Effect," Nov. 30, 2010

Dennis Garrett, associate professor of marketing, talked about pop-ups, or stores that open up temporarily for the holidays.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 25 and Nov. 28, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, said Scott Walker's tax cut proposal would likely help the state economy.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 26, 2010

Alan J. Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote about Scott Walker's proposed new grading system for Wisconsin schools.

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 28, 2010


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