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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 24, 2011

TOP STORIES

Debate continues around Gov. Walker's budget repair bill
Marquette faculty continue to discuss the budget bill proposed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Analysis and opinion came from experts in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration and the Law School.

Story with Paul Secunda, associate professor of law, appeared on Reuters.com, Feb. 22, 2011, and wrote an opinion piece on Madison.com, Feb. 19, 2011
Story with Rev. Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theology, appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 19, 2011
Story with Cheryl Maranto, chair and associate professor of management, appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 17, 2011
Story by Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 17, 2011
Opinion piece by Daniel Maguire, professor of theology, appeared on CommonwealMagazine.com and ConsortiumNews.com, Feb. 18, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, says Wisconsin has not suffered as much as other Midwestern states during the recession with an unemployment rate lower than the national average.

Story appeared in the New York Times, Feb. 21, 2011

Paula Papanek, associate professor and director of exercise science, discussed the YES program, a partnership between Marquette University and the United Community Center, and other efforts focused on reducing childhood obesity.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 22, 2011
Related blog post appeared on JSOnline.com, Feb. 22, 201

James Bahcall, associate professor and graduate program director of endodontics, invented Paper Shower, the first wet and dry towelette pack designed to be a refreshing on-the-go body wipe.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 20, 2011

Wally Mason, director of the Haggerty Museum of Art, talked about the 135 works recently donated to the museum and its continuing mission to serve the Marquette and Milwaukee communities.

Story appeared on Thirdcoastdigest.com, Feb. 23, 2011

Marquette University's law school, Eckstein Hall, has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 24, 2011

Marquette University hosted Azar Nafisi, author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A memoir in books," who presented "The Republic of the Imagination: The power of literature to liberate minds and peoples."

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 23, 2011

David Clark, professor of economics, says the increase in home sales in the absence of federal tax credits for home buyers suggests the market is strengthening.

Story appeared in the Green Bay Press Gazette, Feb. 22, 2011

Toby Peters, associate senior vice president, discussed his role as the Marquette University Global Medical Brigade adviser and their trips to provide medical services in impoverished countries.

Story appeared in the Quincy Herald-Whig (Quincy, Ill.), Feb. 18, 2011

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, writes about idealism, involvement and confidence during chaotic times for public education in Wisconsin.

Commentary appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 20, 2011


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