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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.

July 07, 2011

TOP STORIES

Marquette athletic director Steve Cottingham resigned. In a letter to Fr. Wild, Cottingham said, "Although recent events involving a few student athletes have certainly been a disappointment to me, I leave Marquette with positive feelings and confidence in its future."

Story appeared in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 1, 2011
Similar stories appeared on JSOnline.com, ChicagoTribune.com, Bizjournals.com, and an Associated Press article appeared on more than 100 websites including USAToday.com, June 30-July 1, 2011

Related opinion columns appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 1 and July 3, 2011, and on JSOnline.com, July 1, 2011

Story aired during multiple broadcasts on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (Fox 6), WMLW-TV (Ch. 41), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISC-TV (CBS Madison), WMTV-TV (NBC Madison) and WSAW-TV (CBS Wausau-Rhinelander), and on WTMJ-AM (620), "Charlie Sykes," June 30-July 1, 2011

Related letters to the editor appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 1 and 5 Glen D. Frankovis, retired captain of the Milwaukee Police Department, wrote about the professionalism demonstrated by Marquette's Department of Public Safety
Melinda Hughes, program director of The Healing Center, wrote about changes in how Marquette is reporting alleged sexual assaults
June Moberly, executive director of Avenues West Association, wrote about the positive impact and partnership the association has had with Marquette and the Department of Public Safety

Marquette a top school for African-Americans graduating with PhDs
Marquette University was in the top 100 universities conferring doctoral degrees to African-Americans. The list was compiled by Diverse Issues in Higher Education, a national, monthly publication.

List appeared in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, July 7, 2011

Janine Geske, former justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and distinguished professor of law, discussed the verdict of the Casey Anthony trial.

Story aired on Relevant Radio's nationally syndicated radio program, Morning Air, on more than 30 radio stations nationwide, July 6, 2011

Matthew Parlow, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of law, discussed the NBA lockout, saying he doubts "either side will blink until the economic consequences become more real."

Story appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune, July 1, 2011

Janine Geske, former justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and distinguished professor of law, discussed how recent events could change the perceptions of the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the impact it could have on the court.

Story appeared on WisPolitics.com, June 30, 2011

In a story that appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 2, 2011, Geske was said to be "the perfect outside person" to help resolve the court's problems.

Growth continues for Wisconsin manufacturers
According to the Institute of Supply Management-Milwaukee Survey, manufacturing activity continued to grow in June. For the first time, the Milwaukee index was compliled by the Marquette University Business Center for Global and Economic Studies and Center for Supply Chain Management.

Story appeared on BizTimes.com, July 1, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discussed how construction companies, such as Husco, are moving overseas to take advantage of the growth in places like China and India.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 3, 2011

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, commented on an unreasonable fee for podiatrist services and how to challenge the fee in small claims court.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 4, 2011

Greg O'Meara, associate professor of law, discussed the controversy surrounding Wisconsin's laws that protect people when they kill in self-defense.

Story appeared on the CapitalTimes.com, July 3, 2011


Athan Theoharis, professor emeritus of history, points out when the FBI has exceeded its legal authority in domestic surveillance in his new book, "Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11."

Reporter blog appeared on JSOnline.com, July 4, 2011

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