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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.

September 01, 2011


Scholarship winner welcomed to Marquette by Dwyane Wade
Miami HEAT and former Marquette basketball star Dwyane Wade was back in Milwaukee to honor Jessica Mader, an incoming freshman at Marquette University, who won a full four-year scholarship to Marquette through a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year program.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WMLW-TV (CBS 41), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISC-TV (ABC, Madison) and WAOW-TV (ABC, Wausau), Aug. 29 and 30, 2011

A photo of Wade's visit appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 30, 2011
Additional photos appeared on, Aug. 29, 2011

Marquette golf players begin year with high hopes
Marquette University and its golf team are highlighted in a feature about new student golfers and the upcoming year.

Story appeared on, Aug. 24, 2011

Exercise counteracts aging effects
Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science, discussed possible reasons for decreased fitness levels as people age.

Story appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Sept. 1, 2011

No charges for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices
Special prosecutor Patricia Barrett ruled that neither Supreme Court Justice David Prosser nor high court Justice Anne Walsh Bradley will be charged for an alleged assault between the two justices. Professors from the Law School commented on the case and decision.

Peter Rofes, professor of law, said he wasn't surprised by special prosecutor Patricia Barrett's ruling. Story appeared on, Aug. 25, 2011

Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law, commented on making Supreme Court deliberations open to the public. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 25, 2011

Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law, said the court will improve its relations going forward. Stories appeared on, and, Aug. 26 - Sept. 1, 2011

Chad Oldfather, associate professor of law, said police reports regarding the incident offer a rare glimpse inside the current court. Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 26, 2011

Michael O'Hear, professor of law, discussed the issue of having the Supreme Court policing itself. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 29, 2011

Police warn college students about increase in robberies
Milwaukee police are urging college students to be more aware of their surroundings due to a rash of recent robberies involving UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University students. Both campuses are getting more police protection as well as stepping up campus security.

Stories appeared on,, WDJT-TV (Ch. 58), WITI-TV (Ch. 6), WMLW-TV (Ch. 41), WTMJ-TV (Ch. 4), Sept. 1, 2011
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 1, 2011

Chuck Swoboda, graduate of Marquette and member of the university's board of trustees, has helped to combine Rudd Lighting Inc. of Sturtevant with Durham, N.C., based Cree Inc. in the hopes of combining resources to accelerate adoption of LED lighting.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Aug. 26, 2011
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 18, 2011

Haggerty Museum of Art to highlight Milwaukee artists

The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University will highlight ten artists from Milwaukee in the "Current Tendencies II" exhibit. The show features many never-seen works created especially for the show.

Story appeared on, Aug. 31, 2011
Related stories appeared on,,, and in M Magazine, Aug. 25 - Sept. 1

Bill Henk, dean of the College of Education, commented on how the recession, state budget crisis and corresponding legislation have affected employment patterns in Wisconsin schools.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,, and, Aug. 27 and 30, 2011

Sobelman's Pub N Grill comes to Marquette
Sobelman's Pub N Grill, long-time favorite restaurant of Marquette students, recently opened a location on the Marquette campus and is already seeing success in its first few days of serving students.

Stories appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee and on, Aug. 26, 2011
Similar story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Aug. 26 and 30, 2011

Mark Neumann to run for Wisconsin Senate seat
Christopher Murray, professor at the les Aspin Center for Government, and Rick Esenberg, professor of law, commented on Mark Neumann's announcement that he will seek Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat in 2012.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Aug. 30, 2011


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