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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 09, 2011


Marquette campus projects mark Wild's long career
Marquette President Robert A. Wild, S.J., sat down with The Business Journal to discuss his tenure at Marquette and his plans for the future.

Interview appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, June 3, 2011

Sobelman's signs 10-year lease on Marquette's campus
Sobelman's @Marquette, the newest restaurant by the Sobelman family, hopes to have the new restaurant open by Aug. 10, 2011.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 2, 2011

Researchers capture images of rod photoreceptors in human eye
A team of researchers from Marquette University, the University of Rochester and the Medical College of Wisconsin have reported using adaptive optics, the same technology astronomers use to study distant stars and galaxies, to image the human eye. This technology will help with eye disease research, diagnosis and treatment.

Story appeared on and at least 15 other websites, June 9, 2011

Government will ensure accountability in spite of challenges

Marquette's Les Aspin Center for Government chose 25 students from northern Ghana to partake in programs that foster relationships between the north and south dichotomy.

Story appeared on and, June 2, 2011

MU coach Williams raked in big bonus
Buzz Williams, coach of the Marquette men's basketball team, was paid $2.8 million for the 2009 calendar year, according to tax documents. Nearly $2 million of that sum was a one-time bonus given for retention purposes.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 6, 2011

Casper Lecture hosted at Marquette
The ninth annual Casper Lecture was held at Marquette University in April. The lecture examined historical perspectives of Protestant and Catholic sermons.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Catholic Herald, May 19, 2011
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Charles Nader dies at 91

Charles Nader, a former Marquette faculty member and longtime supporter of the university, died May 27, a day after suffering a severe stroke. He was 91.

Obituary appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 6, 2011

Rosemary Stuart, professor of biological sciences,
has been named the university's 2011 recipient of the Lawrence G. Haggerty Award for Research Excellence, an annual award that recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated scholarly distinction and an all-encompassing belief in excellence.

Story appeared on, June 2, 2011

William Henk, dean of the College of Education,
spoke on Fourth Street Forum about the challenges of urban teaching in the United States.

Interview appeared on Milwaukee Public Television, June 5, 2011

Patrick W. Carey, professor and William J. Kelly, S.J., Chair in Catholic Theology,
received the College Theology Society's award for best published book for his biography, Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ: A Model Theologian.

Story appeared in the National Catholic Reporter, June 6, 2011

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