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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.

January 13, 2011


Marquette art museum gets donated works worth $1M
Marquette University's Haggerty Museum of Art has received three separate donations of art and photography worth $1 million from Michael and Mary Tatalovich, Marquette University alumni; Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City and an anonymous donor.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Jan. 11, 2011
Similar story appeared on,, LA Times Culture Blog, and

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Jan. 11, 2011

Feingold finds work
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will join the Marquette University Law School faculty as a visiting professor of law and will teach a course in the spring semester called, "Current Legal Issues: The U.S. Senate." He also plans to write a book about America's post-9/11 relationships with the world.

Interview appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Jan. 8, 2011
Story appeared in USA Today, Jan. 12, 2011
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Courier, Superior Telegram (Superior, Wis.), and the Wisconsin State Journal

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and numerous stations statewide, Jan. 8 and 10, 2011

Kate Bussmann, graduate of Marquette University's College of Nursing,
describes her role as a staff R.N. at a Chicago hospital.

Interview appeared on, Jan. 5, 2011

Court made easy — for free!
The Milwaukee Justice Center, a partnership between the Milwaukee Bar Association, Marquette Law School and Milwaukee County which helps low-income people represent themselves in court, has a new website.

Story appeared on, Jan. 10, 2011

Doug Fisher, director and adjunct assistant professor of management, gives his insights on the recovery of the U.S. auto market.

Story appeared in Milwaukee BizTimes, Jan. 7, 2011

John Novotny, director of development, recalls a conversation he had with Marquette Law School alumnus James Sprangler, who passed away Jan. 5. "What struck me was how engaged he remained in life. This was not a man living in the past. He was very interested in the dynamics of today," Novotny said. A room in Eckstein Hall is named in Sprangler's honor.

Obituary appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Jan. 12, 2011

Tom Ganey, university architect, says completing the $100 million Discovery Complex in phases was a creative and necessary response of the economic downturn.

Story appeared in Building Operating Management, Jan. 2011

Higher ed has to find mix of old school, new school
Marquette University's implementation of a VoIP wireless communication system was the focus of a session on unified communications at a conference for ICT professionals in higher education.

Story appeared on, Jan. 11, 2011

Leona VandeVusse, director of the nurse-midwifery program at Marquette University, has received the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award from Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership.

Announcement appeared on, Jan. 10, 2011
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Zipcars bring car sharing concept to Brew City
Marquette University started offering Zipcars, a car-sharing service, in 2010.

Story appeared on, Jan. 5, 2011

Cottle to help Marquette launch lax program
Dave Cottle will assist with program development of Marquette University's men's and women's NCAA Division I lacrosse teams.

Story appeared in the Capital Gazette (Annapolis, Md.), Jan. 6, 2011

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