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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 10, 2011


Marquette's Behavior Clinic, led by Robert Fox, professor of counseling and educational psychology and director of the Behavior Clinic, teaches parents how to deal with children who have severe behavior issues.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 8, 2011

Wisconsin budget debate continues into fourth week
Debate on the impact and changes that would result from Gov. Walker's budget repair bill continued to be a leading a story both locally and nationally. Over the last week analysis and opinion was offered from experts in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, Law School and College of Business Administration.

• Dan Blinka, professor of law, discussed potential consequences if the senators do not return to Wisconsin. Story appeared on, March 3, 2011
• Andrea Schneider, professor of law, recommended strategies the parties could use for more productive negotiations. Story aired on WISN-ABC (ABC 12), March 3, 2011
• John McAdams, associate professor of political science, commented on why union leaders see the proposal as a threat. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 4, 2011
• Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote about the potential collapse of Milwaukee Public Schools. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 5, 2011
• Timothy Keane, instructor and director of the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, discussed the effects of proposed tax breaks on capital gains. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 6, 2011

Marquette University officials said the Marshfield Clinic's plan to open a second dental school in Wisconsin would take away scarce resources by directly competing for students, faculty and funding.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, March 4, 2011

Dan Smith, senior director of Information Technology Services and Adam Garsha, senior engineer and system manager of Information Technology Services, talked about how Marquette University successfully deployed unified communications during a January blizzard and its cost-saving benefits.

Story appeared on, Feb. 28, 2011
Similar stories appeared on, March 8, 2011, and, March 9, 2011

Marquette University, Syracuse University, and the University of Illinois at Springfield have brought in consultants to assess their LGBT environment. The needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students are attracting attention on campuses around the country.

Story appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, March 6, 2011

Alumnus Ben Tracy, CBS correspondent, was elected to the Board of Trustees. Tracy, former director of university communication, is a national correspondent for CBS Evening News with Katie Couric in Los Angeles.

Story appeared in Business Journal of Milwaukee, March 3, 2011

Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach for America, was a guest for "On the Issues" with Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), March 8, 2011
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2011, and the Milwaukee Courier, March 5, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, said the economy in Wisconsin is improving, perhaps not as quickly as some would like, but believes the worst of the economic downturn is over.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 10, 2011

Assistant Professor of Finance Matteo DeArena's research paper, "It Takes Two: The incidence and effectiveness of co-CEOs," was named by The CEO Daily as one of the best papers on leadership and management.

Story appeared in The CEO Daily, Feb. 25, 2011

Lynn Turner, director and professor of communication studies, participated in the "Good Parenting: Magic or method?" forum, which discussed different approaches to parenting children.

Video appeared on MPTV (Ch. 10), "Fourth Street Forum," March 5, 2011

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