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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 22, 2010


Marquette oral history project gives snapshot of Arab-American community
Enaya Othman, visiting assistant professor of foreign languages and literature at Marquette University, along with a group of students are offering a first-of-its-kind snapshot of Milwaukee's diverse Arab-American community through oral histories collected this past summer.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 18, 2010

Marquette to add varsity lacrosse
Marquette University will add both men's and women's lacrosse as varsity sports beginning in spring 2013. The teams will compete as an independent in 2012-'13 and then join the Big East Conference beginning in the 2013-'14 season.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 17, 2010
Similar story appeared in the Lacrosse Magazine and on, Dec. 16 and 21, 2010

Story aired on WISN-TV (Ch. 12) and WSAW-TV (Ch. 7)

Steve Cottingham, athletic director, explains why adding men's and women's lacrosse is an important addition for Marquette varsity programs.

Interview appeared on, Dec. 21, 2010

Lubar donates $2 million to Marquette Law School
Marquette University Law School announced a $2 million gift from Milwaukee business leader and philanthropist Sheldon Lubar for the creation of the Sheldon B. Lubar Fund for Public Policy.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee and AJCU Connections, Dec. 16, 2010
Story aired on WITI-TV (Ch. 6), Dec. 6, 2010

College graduates ready to navigate tough job market
Recent Marquette grad, Alise Buehrer, only took three and a half years to get her degree and to graduate with a job in the field of her choice. Fellow graduate Tom Kulasiewicz says networking is the key for anyone looking for a job.

Story aired on WITI-TV (Ch. 6), Dec. 19, 2010

Marquette University held its mid-year commencement Sunday, Dec. 19.

Story aired on WITI-TV (Ch. 6), WDJT-TV (Ch. 4), WISN (Ch. 12), Dec. 20-21, 2010

Dog stars at Marquette Law School graduation ceremony
Marty Greer, a doctor of veterinary medicine and graduate of Marquette Law School, attended the mid-year commencement ceremony with her lab service dog Bahari.

Story appeared on, Dec. 20, 2010

Football assistants see pay hikes
As the profile of many college football assistant coaches rise, so does their pay, according to compensation data compiled by USA Today in partnership with the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School.

Story appeared in the USA Today and at least 10 other websites, Dec. 21, 2010

Marshfield Clinic affiliate gets state funds for dental program
An affiliate of Marshfield Clinic has secured a matching grant from the state by committing $10 million for a rural dental education program that would be the first step toward starting a second dental school in Wisconsin, a measure opposed by the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Marquette University School of Dentistry.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 17, 2010
Related stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 16, 2010, and again in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 19, 2010

Marquette University students blew off some steam during finals week during a "flash mob" at the university's Raynor Library for the second year in a row.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (Ch. 4), Dec. 16, 2010

Merry Christmas. The next issue of Marquette in the News will be sent on Wednesday, Jan. 5.

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