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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 15, 2011

TOP STORIES

Students, staff and faculty reflect on 9-11 anniversary
Ten years after the attacks on 9-11, Marquette students, staff and faculty reflected on the events, the lives lost and how life has changed.

Herbert Lowe, professional in residence for the Diederich College of Communication, was a reporter in New York the day of the attacks. He shared an abridged account of his experiences that day in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 11, 2011

Danielle Beverly, professional in residence for the Diederich College of Communication, who was a field producer of a film that followed the healing process of five people affected by 9-11, joined Lowe for an interview with WUWM-FM (89.7), "Lake Effect," Sept. 9, 2011

Larry Rickard, director of the Department of Public Safety, spoke at a traditional military ceremony performed by Marquette's ROTC branches. Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 9, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, discussed a controversial coloring book depicting the attacks of 9-11. Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Sept. 9, 2011

Enaya Othman, visiting assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures, commented on the different social responses of younger Muslims to 9-11. Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 9, 2011

Athan Theoharis, emeritus professor of history, wrote on how the U.S. government abused power following the 9-11 attacks. Opinion appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 9, 2011

Marquette University's chapter of College Republicans displayed 2,977 American flags to represent each person killed in the 9-11 attacks. Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 9-12, 2011

Marquette University students Meaghan Sloand and Anjali Menon viewed "The Rise of the Fallen," an art exhibit by Andre Ferrella that features the faces of Wisconsin service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, on display at the War Memorial Center. Picture appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 10, 2011

New Milwaukee consortium to focus on health care innovation
Executives from Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee and the Medical College of Wisconsin announced the formation of a new consortium for health care, economics and innovation, which will tackle the rising costs of health care in Wisconsin and other important issues.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 13, 2011
Similar stories appeared on BizTimes.com and BizJournals.com, Sept. 12, 2011
Related editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 14, 2011

MU drops slightly in U.S. News rankings
Marquette University fell to 82nd in the U.S. News and World Report rankings after it had improved to 75th last year, but maintained its spot as 49th best value in the country for the second year in a row.

Blog appeared on JSOnline.com and BizJournals.com, Sept. 13-14, 2011
Similar story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WMTJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 13, 2011

Students build an electric LIMO for campus
IEEE Student Member and Marquette senior James Lubow began his senior design class working on the eLimo project, a task started in 2007 by students in the College of Engineering to convert a campus Ford E350 van into an electric-powered vehicle.

Story appeared on TheInstitute.IEEE.org, Sept. 9, 2011

Robert Blust, dean of admissions and enrollment planning, discussed some basic mistakes that admissions counselors find that hurt students' chances of getting into college.

Story appeared on USNews.com, Sept. 13, 2011

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, commented on how the Social Security fund is still bringing in more money from tax receipts than it is paying out in benefits.

Story appeared on Forbes.com, Sept. 9, 2011


Margaret Bull and Lesley Boaz, professors of nursing,
discussed how technology can be helpful in keeping track of elderly if the technology doesn't invade the autonomy and dignity of the person living alone.

Story appeared on ChicagoTribune.com, Sept. 14, 2011

Marketing Marquette
Many people from the Marquette community are showing up to support the series of farmers' markets Marquette is hosting to help support local farmers and the economy. The market will be open Sept. 27 and Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wells and North 16th street.

Photos appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 14, 2011

Matt Mitten, director of the National Sports Law Institute, commented on the suit against the SEC regarding league realignment.

Story appeared on KBTX.com, Sept. 11, 2011

John Pustejovsky, chair and associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, discussed the difference in majoring and minoring in a foreign language and how that will affect one's career goals.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel College and Career Guide, Sept. 13, 2011

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