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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.

October 27, 2011


Marquette to expand dental school
Marquette University is planning a $16 million, 40,000-square foot expansion of its dental school, which will allow of up to 20 more students per class, for a total of 100 students per class.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, Oct. 21, 2011
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Markus Roeders, head coach of the women's soccer team, has never had a losing season in his 16 years at Marquette. He spoke about his keys to success, recruiting strategy, working with his assistant coach, his soccer background from Germany and the upcoming changes to the Big East Conference.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 26, 2011

Marquette collaboration could help to create jobs
Marquette University, along with the Medical College of Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee, MSOE and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, are working together to transfer technologies from academic research laboratories to those who will use them to create businesses and jobs.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 25, 2011
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Marquette top Twitter user among colleges and universities
According to, Marquette University is the most active Twitter user among colleges and universities, with more than 10,000 tweets, and leads all Big East schools in number of Twitter followers, with more than 12,000 followers.

Story appeared on, Oct. 26, 2011

Tricia Geraghty, vice president of marketing and communication, commented on the challenges as well as benefits of marketing a university's Catholic Jesuit identity.

Story appeared on, Oct. 21, 2011

Marquette new to the philanthropy 400 in 2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy lists Marquette among its Philanthropy 400 for 2011. Private support in 2010 totaled more than $60 million, a 57 percent increase over the prior year.

List appeared in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Oct. 20, 2011

Marquette one of top eight schools bringing value to business intelligence
Marquette was listed as one of the top eight schools that are making strides towards preparing the next generation of knowledge workers through business intelligence.

Story appeared on, Oct. 24, 2011

Marquette maintains high graduation rate of student-athletes
According to Graduation Success Rate (GSR) figures released by the NCAA, the Marquette men's basketball team graduates 91 percent of its players, while the women's team graduates 100 percent of its players.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 26, 2011

Dick Fotsch, Marquette trustee and president of Kohler Global Power Group, talks about the new line of diesel engines Kohler introduced.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 26, 2011

Nursing students gain valuable experience at community clinics
Many Marquette University nursing students gain clinical hours towards their degree by serving uninsured and underinsured citizens at medical clinics, such as the Community Outreach Health Clinic at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 26, 2011

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