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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 24, 2011


How 'Sweet' it is
The Marquette University men's basketball team and head coach Buzz Williams have been in the spotlight thanks to their run to the NCAA tournament's "Sweet Sixteen."

Stories aired in WITI-TV (Fox 6), March 22, 2011 and WISN-TV (ABC 12), March 23, 2011

Stories appeared in the Boston Globe, the New York Times,,,, and the News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), March 19-23, 2011

Law School hosts debate for Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates
Marquette University Law School hosted a debate between Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates Justice David Prosser and Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and numerous stations statewide, March 20-22, 2011

Story recapping the debate appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 22, 2011

Newt and Callista Gingrich to appear at Marquette
Marquette University will host former Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, for a screening of their documentary, “Nine Days that Changed the World.”

Announcement aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and numerous other stations statewide, March 17-21.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, March 18-19, 2011

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Marquette
Marquette University will host Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen for his discussion series, "Conversation with the Country." Mullen is the highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Armed Forces and President Obama's principal military adviser.

Announcement aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WXOW-TV (ABC 19) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), March 22-23, 2011

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Washington Examiner, Appleton Post Crescent and on, March 22-24, 2010

College of Business to collaborate on national supply chain survey
The Marquette University College of Business Administration's Center for Supply Chain Management, in collaboration with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management and Jamie C. Kowalski Consulting, LLC, will conduct a national healthcare executive survey on supply chain management.

Story appeared in Infection Control Today, March 18, 2011

Neighborhood news service collaboration includes Diederich College
As part of the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, the Diederich College of Communication will work with the United Neighborhood Center of Milwaukee to provide a hyper-local, web-based neighborhood news service.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 21, 2011

David Clark, professor of economics, talked about the decline of home values in areas that have nuclear power plant facilities.

Story appeared on, March 18, 2011
Story also appeared in International Business Times, March 23, 2011

Dr. William Lobb, dean of Marquette University School of Dentistry, clarified that the Marquette University School of Dentistry has a rural, statewide focus.

Letter to the editor appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, March 18, 2011

Marquette University students recently worked on a project as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge, an alternative spring break program that allows students to help eliminate poverty housing.

Story aired on WOI-TV (ABC 5, Des Moines), March 17, 2011

Marquette University men's basketball player Rob Frozena talks about his role as a four-year walk-on with the men’s basketball team.

Story appeared on, March 19, 2011

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