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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.

June 02, 2011


Students' green design could help storm-water practices
Three Marquette engineering students, led by Clifford Crandall, associate professor of engineering, designed a proposal for storm-water management to help address the runoff issues along a five-block stretch of South 6th Street.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 31, 2011

Jailed journalist says Marquette got him through Libyan abduction
James Foley, a Marquette alumnus who was detained in Libya with three other journalists since early April, credits the Marquette community for helping him get through the three months during which he was held captive.

Multiple stories aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), May 26-27, 2011

Pope appoints Hying as Milwaukee auxiliary bishop
Father Don Hying, rector of St. Francis de Sales Seminary since 2007, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI as the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's new auxiliary bishop. Hying graduated from Marquette University in 1985 with degrees in history, philosophy and theology.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on, May 27, 2011

District Attorney announces no charges for student athletes

The Milwaukee County District Attorney has announced that no charges will be issued against Marquette University student athletes who faced sexual abuse allegations..

Multiple stories aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), May 26-27, 2011

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 27, 2011

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Deirdre Dempsey, associate professor of theology,
who served on the board of editors for the New American Bible, explained the careful balance between retaining the meaning of the scriptures and making them accessible for all readers.

Story appeared in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 29, 2011

Heather Kohls, adjunct associate professor of economics,
discussed Wisconsin's mining economy.

Story appeared in the Ashland Daily Press, May 25, 2011

Rick Esenberg, visiting assistant professor of law,
wrote an article discussing the prospects for a constitutional challenge to Wisconsin's new law requiring photo ID for voters.

Story appeared on, June 1, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science,
commented on the impact of potentially moving Wisconsin's presidential primary to a new date in 2012.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) June 1, 2011

Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law,
disagreed with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's concerns that judges are too soft on crime.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6) June 1-2, 2011

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