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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 20, 2011


Matthew Parlow, associate dean for academic affairs at Marquette University Law School and associate professor of law, was named a "Forty under 40" winner by the Milwaukee Business Journal. Recent past winners include Men's Basketball Coach Buzz Williams and David Baker, associate professor of biomedical sciences.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Jan. 14, 2011

Hispanic chamber to honor two companies
Father Robert A. Wild, retiring president of Marquette University, will receive the chamber's BRAVO! award in appreciation of his "visionary leadership; ethnical humanity; inspired innovation." This is the fifth time the BRAVO! award has been given, according to Maria Monreal-Cameron, president and CEO of the chamber.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 19, 2011

Marquette University was named one of the top 10 most influential colleges on Twitter.

Story appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 19, 2011

Rev. Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theology, writes about the obstacles of teaching a course on Martin Luther King, Jr. and suggests "in taking him off the pedestal, he becomes a greater inspiration to work for justice for all."

Article appeared in U.S. Catholic, Jan. 17, 2011

Phillip Naylor, professor of history, said recent rioting in Tunisia is "not surprising. There is a lot of frustration among educated youth who don't have a lot of opportunities."

Story appeared on, Jan. 14, 2011
Another story about the Tunisian situation appeared on, Jan. 14, 2011

Leona VandeVusse, associate professor of nursing, says it is important women are given the opportunity to share their birth stories because it acknowledges and honors the birthing process.

Story appeared on, Jan. 19, 2011

Christopher Okunseri, associate professor of dentistry and director of the predoctoral program in public health, is the principal investigator of an NIH funded study into emergency room dental care.

Story appeared on, Jan. 19, 2011

FOX6 Partners with new Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, an online news source supported in part by the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, is partnering with FOX6 Blocks to tell the story of revitalization efforts in central city neighborhoods.

Announcement appeared on, Jan. 5, 2011

David Clark, professor of economics, , discusses lagging homes sales and prices in the Milwaukee market and that job growth is needed to change that trend.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 17, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, expects the rise in gas prices to negatively impact economic growth but does not believe it will lead to an economic recession.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Jan. 17, 2011

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