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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 14, 2011


Marquette Law School hosts international conference on clergy sex abuse scandal
Marquette Law School's Restorative Justice Initiative hosted an international conference on clergy abuse, "Harm, Hope and Healing: An international dialogue of the clergy sex abuse scandal."

Story appeared in U.S. Catholic, America Magazine, the Catholic Sentinel, the Catholic San Francisco and The Pilot, April 8-12, 2011

James Foley, graduate of Marquette University, held hostage in Libya where he worked as a journalist for GlobalPost, a Boston-based international news site.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and Foster's Daily Democrat, , the and the Pierce County Herald, April 9-10, 2011

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WGBA-TV (NBC 26) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 9-11, 2011

Marquette to meet with MPD to review reporting procedures
Marquette University will review its policy for reporting sexual assaults to the Milwaukee Police Department. University officials will meet with MPD to discuss reporting requirements and any changes needed to ensure compliance with state laws.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel April 14, 2011, and aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (Fox 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WTMJ-AM (620), April 13, 2011

Similar story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 12, 2011

Brian Hodgson, assistant professor of dental developmental sciences and pediatric dentistry, developed a clinical trial to test a new treatment for cancer patients using NASA light technology to reduce the painful side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

Story appeared on, April 11, 2011

Howard Fuller, director and distinguished professor at the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, was the keynote speaker at the Illinois Network of Charter Schools' annual statewide conference where he called for tougher accountability of the school voucher program.

Story appeared in Education Week, April 12, 2011

Social media in the classroom
Marquette foreign language professors are using Skype to link students with native speakers to help them develop language skills. Known as the Virtual Global Cultural and Language Exchange program, it has expanded beyond Marquette to other Jesuit universities and colleges throughout North and Latin America.

Infographic appeared on Course Hero, April 7, 2011 and posted by the USNewsEducation's twitter handle, April 11, 2011

Marquette women's basketball player Angel Robinson selected by the New York Liberty in the 2011 WNBA draft and then traded to the Minnesota Lynx. Robinson is the second women's basketball player in Marquette history to be drafted into the WNBA.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Pierce County Herald, the Wisconsin Radio Network, and the Pioneer Press, April 12, 2011

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 11, 2011

Marquette University Theatre Arts partners with Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Marquette University's Department of Performing Arts will collaborate with the Milwaukee Chamber Theater for its spring performance, "The Lion in Winter."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 9, 2011
Related story appeared on, April 13, 2011

Marquette University College Republicans hosts political commentator Michelle Malkin
The Marquette University College Republicans hosted Michelle Malkin, a political commentator and best-selling author, who spoke about the state's budget battle, the recent state Supreme Court election and the political climate on college campuses.

Story appeared on, April 12, 2011

ESPN journalist visits Marquette University
ESPN journalist Chris Broussard spoke to Marquette University students about the college sports culture and how to become a complete journalist. Broussard also addressed the issue of paying college athletes.

Column reflecting on Broussard's presentation appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 9, 2011

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