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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.

August 18, 2011


Three Marquette alumni seek mayor job in Phoenix
Anna Brennan, Greg Stanton and Jennifer Wright, alumni of Marquette, will each be running in a 6-person race for the mayor of Phoenix, Ariz. at the end of the month.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 11, 2011

Haggerty Museum puts collection online
The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University has put nearly a quarter of its 4,500 works of art into a digital collections database, which includes works from special collections such as the Rojtman Old Masters collection, Barbara Morgan photographs and the recently donated Tatalovich collection of contemporary and modern prints.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 16, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, commented on the recent Wisconsin recall elections, stating that after the Republicans secured the Senate majority, pressure on the two remaining races was reduced.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Aug. 12, 2011
Related stories appeared on,,, and, Aug. 16, 2011

David Krause, director of the Applied Investment Management program, predicted that discretionary spending will be in check at least for the rest of the year due to the recent unpredictability of the stock market.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Aug. 12, 2011

Cheryl Maranto, chair and associate professor of management, believes that many teachers will stop paying their annual dues to national and local teacher organizations, now that school districts won't automatically deduct dues.

Interview aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Aug. 16, 2011

Scott D'Urso, assistant professor of corporate communication,
discussed the ways that recording technology and on demand video have changed television viewing.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 14, 2011

Volunteers from Marquette to help clean up Milwaukee's Metcalfe Park
"Restoring Communities," a collaborative project between North Avenue CDC, the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office and Marquette University, will help to clean up abandoned and foreclosed properties in Milwaukee's Metcalfe Park neighborhood.

Story aired on, Aug. 14, 2011

Susan Riedel, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, was awarded the John P. Raynor S.J. Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, Marquette University's highest teaching honor.

Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 15, 2011

College visits increase
Despite a lousy economy and high gas prices, college visits by prospective students increased over the last year, according to an informal poll by the New York Times.

A picture of a tour group at Marquette appeared on, Aug. 11, 2011

Law school architecture firm named one of top university design firms
Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott, the design firm that created Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall, home of the Marquette University Law School, was ranked 26th on the list of University Design Firms Giants 300. A picture of the interior of Eckstein Hall was featured in the article.

Article and picture appeared in the July issue of Building Design + Construction Announcement also appeared on, Aug. 17, 2011


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