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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.

April 7, 2011


Local attorney gives $300,000 to Marquette for new law school building
Marquette Law School alumnus Adrian Schoone has given $300,000 to his alma mater to help pay for its new home, the $85 million Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall.

Story appeared in the Racine Journal Times, Dec. 30, 2010, and in the Wausau Daily Herald, Dec. 28, 2010

M. Therese Lysaught, associate professor of theology, conducted a moral analysis of a controversial medical case at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz.

Story appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 31, 2010
Similar story appeared on, Dec. 21, 2010, and on, Dec. 23, 2010

Feingold will join MU law faculty
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will join the Marquette University Law School faculty as a visiting professor of law and will teach a course in the spring semester called "Current Legal Issues: The U.S. Senate."

Story appeared in the Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2011
Similar story appeared in the and on,, and more than 200 other websites, Jan. 5-6, 2011

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and numerous other stations statewide, Jan. 5, 2011

William Thorn, associate professor of journalism; Rev. Steven Avella, professor of history; and Ralph Anzivino, professor of law discuss the Archdiocese of Milwaukee filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Thorn interview aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WGBA-TV (NBC 26), Jan. 4, 2011
Avella interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Jan. 5, 2011
Anzivino story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 5, 2011

William Lobb, dean of the School of Dentistry, responds to the $10 million in state funding given to the Marshfield Clinic to pursue a second dental school in Wisconsin.

Letter to the editor appeared in the Capital Times, Dec. 23, 2010, and the Milwaukee Courier, Dec. 25, 2010

Christopher Murray, instructor at the Les Aspin Center for Government, discusses the potential success of Wisconsin's new Congressional leaders.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Jan. 6, 2011
Similar story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Jan. 5, 2011

Life's voices: Overcoming adversity at a young age
Marquette freshman Tommy Walls talks about surviving a difficult childhood, his life as a struggling teen and pursuing his dreams.

Interview appeared on WUWM-FM (89.7), Dec. 29, 2010

Kevin Craig, Greenheck Chair of Engineering Design and professor of mechanical engineering, writes about mechatronics and engineering systems reliability.

Story appeared in Control Engineering, Dec. 31, 2010

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discusses state, federal and international economic news and trends.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM's (89.7) "Lake Effect," Jan. 4, 2011

Laura Kestner, director of the Career Services Center, explains why entry level jobs will go to new grads as opposed to experienced workers.

Story aired on Wisconsin Radio Network, Dec. 27, 2010

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