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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 10, 2011


Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, writes about how the crisis in Egypt may affect the U.S. and global economy.

Opinion appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 8, 2011

Chowdhury was also interviewed about the Egyptian economy by Al Jazeera Television, Feb. 8, 2011 (no link available).

Joseph Kearney, dean of law, comments on a painting of Abraham Lincoln that hangs in the reading room of Eckstein Hall that incorporates a quote from a speech Lincoln gave in Milwaukee.

Editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 8, 2011

David Baker, associate professor of biomedical sciences, is highlighted for excellence in research.

Story appeared in Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education, Spring 2011

Maricela Aguilar, a student at Marquette University who has lived in the U.S. without legal documentation since she was three, faces the risk of deportation because she has chosen to not keep her citizenship status a secret.

Story appeared in the New York Times, Feb. 8, 2011
Similar blog appeared on, Feb. 10, 2011

Dennis Garrett, associate professor of marketing, talks about the impact of the Super Bowl on advertising.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7) "Lake Effect," Feb. 4, 2011
Similar story appeared in the Waukesha Freeman, Feb. 3, 2011
Interview on the Super Bowl's impact on the local economy appeared on, Feb. 4, 2011

Susan Teerink, director of Student Financial Aid, discusses FASFA and other financial aid resources.

Interview aired on MPTV (Ch. 10) "Black Nouveau," Feb. 2, 2011

Marquette University showed support for the Packers by lighting up Eckstein Hall in green and gold for the Super Bowl game.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 6, 2011 and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Feb. 4, Feb. 6, 2011
Blog and image appeared on, Feb. 4, 2011

Anthony Pennington-Cross, associate professor of finance, discusses his study, "The Termination of Subprime Hybrid and Fixed Rate Mortgages," which was named the 2010 Edwin S. Mills Best Paper by Real Estate Economics.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7) "Lake Effect," Feb. 2, 2011

Rev. James P. Flaherty, rector of the Jesuit Community and philosophy lecturer, has been named the new president of Nativity Jesuit Middle School.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 8, 2011

Janice Welburn, dean of libraries, was named the 2011 Association of College and Research Libraries' Academic/Research Librarian of the Year.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 6, 2011

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