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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 21, 2011

TOP STORIES

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." During the conference the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, described the inevitable results of a clerical culture that refused to take basic precautions against abuse, the difficulty in changing that culture and the benefit of government sponsored audits.

Article appeared in America Magazine, April 18, 2011
Editorial appeared in America Magazine, April 25, 2011
Similar story appeared in The Catholic Herald, April 15, 2011

Marquette community prays for alum detained in Libya
Former Marquette University classmates of James Foley, an alum detained in Libya while reporting in the country as a journalist, have launched a campaign to free Foley and other journalists captured with him. They have created a website, www.freefoley.org, and a Facebook page so people can express their support.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, April 17, 2011
Similar story appeared in The Daily Maverick, April 21, 2011

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WMLW (Ch. 41), WGN-TV (Ch. 3 Chicago), April 19 and 20, 2011

Marquette students participate in Hunger Clean-Up
Students at Marquette University served the Milwaukee community through the Hunger Clean-Up event, Marquette's largest single day of service during the year.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 16 and 17, 2011

Hospital CEOs call for change at Marquette College of Nursing forum
Peggy Troy, president and chief executive of Children's Hospital and Health System, and Susan Edward, president and chief executive of ProHealth Care, both stressed the need to change the incentives that exist under the current system of paying doctors and hospitals largely for the volume and type of services they provide rather than the quality of care or outcomes.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 21, 2011
Event announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 17, 2011

Marquette basketball player Vander Blue cited for assault and battery
Marquette University basketball player Vander Blue was cited for assault and battery after engaging in an argument with a man outside a campus restaurant last October. Blue has pleaded not guilty to the municipal citation.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 20
Similar story appeared on JSonline.com, April 18, 2011

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and multiple local and state broadcast stations April 19 and 20, 2011

Sexual assault treatment expert agrees with Marquette's sex assault policy
The Aurora Sexual Assault Center Supervisor said that the Marquette University policy of leaving the reporting of sexual assaults to the discretion of the victim should not change.

Story appeared on Fox6Now.com, April 14, 2011
Related stories about Marquette reviewing university policy regarding reporting sexual assault cases appeared on Fox6Now.com, April 13, 2011 and aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 13 and 14, 2011

Marquette University Business Plan Competition announces 2011 Winners
Winners in seven categories were recognized at the Marquette University Business Plan Competition Banquet April 13. Ideas ranged from a pill scheduler to wireless hear-monitoring device and a nonprofit business focused on providing retail career training to individuals on the autism spectrum.

Story appeared on JSonline.com, April 13, 2011
Related story appeared on WauwatosaNow.com, April 20, 2011
Related story appeared on the Business Journal of Milwaukee website, April 19, 2011

Marquette named a green school by The Princeton Review
Marquette University was among seven Wisconsin schools listed in The Princeton Review's 2011 list of green colleges.

Story appeared on Fox11Online.com, April 20, 2011

Paul Secunda, associate professor of law, discusses the Citizen United Supreme Court decision, which granted free speech rights to corporations, and Koch Industries' letter to employees advising on whom to vote for in November's midterm elections.

Story appeared on TheNation.com, April 20, 2011

Roby Blust, dean of admissions and enrollment planning, offered advice on how to make the most out of a college financial aid package.

Story appeared on Huffingtonpost.com, April 12, 2011

Scott D'Urso, assistant professor of communication, discussed the increase of Wisconsin households that only have a cellphone and no landline.

Associated Press story appeared on ChicagoTribune.com, April 20, 2011

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