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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.

March 3, 2011

TOP STORIES

Consensus still sought on Wisconsin budget
As the stalemate between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Senate Democrats continued into its third week, Marquette University professors continue to discuss the bill. Analysis and opinion came from experts in the Klinger College of Arts and Sciences, Law School, and College of Business Administration.

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics,
discussed bond and debt structures with WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 24, 2011
Analysis from
John McAdams, associate professor of political science, and Cheryl Maranto, chair and associate professor of management, representing the opposing sides, aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), "Eye to Eye," Feb. 26, 2011
Alan J. Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote how the bill will impact school budgets and the role of parents in their children's education in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 27, 2011
An opinion piece by
Rev. Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theology, on how the bill clashes with different faith traditions, appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 1, 2011
Paul Secunda, associate professor of law, said the bill violates the principle of home rule, which allows the City of Milwaukee to manage its pension, in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 2, 2011
John McAdams, associate professor of political science, discussed the impact the bill might have on campaign contributions from unions in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2011
Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, discussed the state's options to address debt in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on Politifact.com, March 3, 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.

Profile appeared in a special section of the Milwaukee Business Journal, Feb. 25, 2011

Marquette University's National Sports Law Institute reported on how local economies and taxpayers fund NFL teams.

Story appeared in the Huffington Post, March 1, 2011

Scott D'Urso, assistant professor of communication, discussed how technology is changing the way people and families communicate. He plans to challenge his students to take a 24-hour technology time-out.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), March 2, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, said America's economy should not be greatly impacted if oil stays below $120 per barrel.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 24 and 25, 2011
Similar story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Feb. 28, 2011

Four Marquette University graduate students won the ACG Cup, a business competition organized by the Association for Corporate Growth's Wisconsin Chapter. This is the 2nd year in a row Marquette students have won the competition.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on Biztimes.com, Feb. 25, 2011

Marquette University College of Nursing was awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to support the Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center. The center helps to ensure older adults throughout Wisconsin have access to quality health care.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 28, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, discussed the proposed Voter ID bill, which would require voters in Wisconsin to have valid state identifications.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Feb. 28, 2011

William Thorn, associate professor of communication, talked about the impact Peter Isley, the director of SNAP, has had on the Catholic Church.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 25, 2011
Unedited interview posted on WISN.com, Feb. 25, 2011

Armando Gonzalez-Perez, professor of Spanish, coordinated the 2nd International Conference on Caribbean Studies. Presenters from different countries shared knowledge of Caribbean literature, film, politics and identity.

Story aired on MPTV, (Ch. 10), "Adelante," Feb. 22, 2011



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