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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 14, 2011


Marquette professor offers economic prediction
Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, provided his predictions and insight for the BizTimes of Milwaukee's Mid-year Economic Outlook overview.

Story appeared on, July 8, 2011

Student safety alert issued by Marquette
Marquette reminded and encouraged students to use safety programs, including the L.I.M.O service, following an attempted robbery and robbery near campus.

Story highlighting DPS programs aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), July11-12
Related stories aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WMLW-TV (CBS 41), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WTMJ-AM (620), July 11-12, 2011
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 12, 2011

Dorothy Day author follows up with second biography
Jim Forest, author, peace activist and secretary of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, documents the life and work of Dorothy Day in All Is Grace. The book contains more than 200 black-and-white photographs from the Marquette University archives.

Story appeared on, July 7, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, discussed a new bill that would punish Wisconsin companies that hire workers who are not legally in the United States.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58) July 7, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, commented on the rising unemployment rate which went up to 9.2% in June. "The major problem facing the U.S. today relates to the ability to create more jobs," he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 9 and on, July 8, 2011

Rev. John P. Fitzgibbons, associate provost for faculty development,
has been named president of Regis University, in Colorado.

Announcement appeared on, July 8, 2011

David Papke, professor of law, thought the "CSI effect" was at play during the Casey Anthony trial, giving jurors unrealistic standards for forensic evidence. "I don't know if Casey Anthony killed her daughter or not, but I am confident that primetime television drama helped her to walk."

Story appeared on, July 8, 2011

Barrett L. McCormick, professor and chair of the political science department, took part in a panel of experts to discuss the collision of art and politics in museums at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Story appeared on, July 7, 2011

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