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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 21, 2011


Marquette dental professors receive more than $450,000
Marquette dental professors, Christopher Okunseri and Dawei Liu, have received grants totaling more than $450,000 from the National Institutes of Health.

Story appeared on, July 20, 2011

Senior vice president to retire
Greg Kliebhan, senior vice president at Marquette University, will retire at the end of the month. "These 35 years could not have been more humbling or more gratifying. I was blessed to have been mentored and to mentor... and to be a proud part of 'We Are Marquette' in a special way," Kliebhan wrote in a letter to Marquette President Father Robert A. Wild, S.J.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 20, 2011

Daniel Blinka, professor of law, commented on the mistrial of baseball's Roger Clemens.

Story appeared on, July 18, 2011

David Clark, professor of economics, analyzed sales data for the Wisconsin Realtors Association. The Wisconsin housing market continued to struggle during the first half of 2011, with sales of existing homes falling 17.2% and the median sale price dropping 7.1%.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 19, 2011

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, discussed the new school accountability system proposed by Gov. Scott Walker, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and the leaders of eight statewide education organizations.

Story aired on (Lake Effect), July 12, 2011

Marquette University College of Nursing to hold professional conference

The College of Nursing will host a professional conference, "Toward Greater Excellence," in honor of its 75th anniversary. The conference will cover topics such as key advances in nursing education and population-specific and community-based nursing practices.

Story appeared on, July 16, 2011

Kohler Center "Best Social Business Plan" winner continues to find success
The Ability Center, which won in the "Best Social Business Plan" category by the Marquette University Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship for its Adaptive Scholastic Athletic Programming idea, is now one of 500 finalists in Toyota's "100 Cars for Good" program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public in one day.

Story appeared on, July 20, 2011

Reading suggestions from Marquette University faculty, librarians
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recommended Ex Libris, an online newsletter of reading recommendations from Marquette's Raynor Memorial Libraries, for summer reading ideas.

Story appeared on, July 19, 2011

Barrett L. McCormick, professor and chair of the political science department, participated in a panel discussion at the Milwaukee Art Museum about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's detention for openly criticizing the Chinese government.

Story appeared on, July 13 and 15, 2011

Marquette donates dorm furniture to those in need
Marquette University donated furniture from hundreds of dorm rooms to Love INC (Love in the Name of Christ), a non-profit ministry in Zion, Ill. that partners with area churches, agencies and organizations to provide everything from clothes to financial services.

Story appeared on, July 13, 2011
Story also aired on WLVE-FM (K-LOVE 105.3), July 18, 2011

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