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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.

February 3, 2011


Phillip Naylor, professor of history, witnessed Egyptians beginning to protest the leadership of President Hosni Mubarak. Naylor, an expert on North Africa, was in Egypt with Terence Miller, the director of Marquette's Office of International Education.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 28, 2011
Related story appeared on, Jan. 31, 2011

The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University is currently showing, "The truth is not in the mirror: Photography and a constructed identity," an exhibit which questions the reality captured in human photography.

Review appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 30, 2011

Works by Ghanaian painter Mark Anthony are currently being exhibited by Marquette University's Haggerty Museum of Art. The exhibit, "Hollywood Icons, Local Demons," portrays Ghana concert parties, which draw large crowds the way a carnival or Christian revival might in the U.S.

Review appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 20, 2011

Terri Mitchell, head women's basketball coach, suffered a concussion after being hit in the head during a game and felt the painful consequences for nine days.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 1, 2011

Anthony Pennington-Cross, associate professor of finance, explains why sub-prime mortgages are not sustainable and how their failure led to the economic crisis.

Broadcast story aired on WUWM-FM's (89.7) Lake Effect, Feb. 2, 2011

Larry Rickard, director and chief of public safety, discussed Marquette's threat assessment plan.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Jan. 27, 2011 and Jan. 28, 2011
Story appeared on, Jan. 27, 2011

Marquette University was one of two Catholic universities who recently faced highly public disputes that have left some academics worried about church-academic relations. In May 2010, Marquette rescinded a deanship offer to a lesbian who studied sexuality and gender.

Story appeared in Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 31, 2011

Mike Gousha, senior fellow in law and public policy, will host chairman of the House Budget Committee and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan for an "On the Issues" event at Marquette University Law School.

Story appeared on, and, Jan. 28, 2011
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 28, 2011

Christopher Okunseri, associate professor of dental public health, has been awarded more than $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study treatments provided to patients with non-traumatic dental conditions in hospital emergency departments.

Story appeared in the WDA Journal, Feb. 2011

Marquette University will display the Heritage edition of the Saint John's Bible, a hand-written replica that includes 160 illuminations. Janice Welburn, dean of libraries, says the university will buy the remaining three volumes of the edition as they become available.

Story appeared on, Feb. 3, 2011
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