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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.

November 03, 2011


One woman's stand against sexual assault
A year after an alleged sexual assault, a female student is telling her story. The coverage includes her account, plus the visible changes Marquette University has made in handling reports of sexual misconduct. Changes include mandatory reporting of the case to Milwaukee police and the formation of a team of advisers and victims' advocates to help students decide how best to proceed with their cases.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Oct. 28, 2011
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Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Oct. 28-29, 2011

Marquette to launch 2012 political polling project
The Marquette University Law School will sponsor the largest independent polling project in state history during the 2012 election season. Monthly polls measuring voter attitudes will be published on a website.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and on,, Nov. 1, 2011
Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 1, 2011

Marquette conducts breakthrough research on neuroscience and cocaine
Biomedical sciences researchers at Marquette University have discovered that stressful events are determinants of relapse in recovering cocaine addicts.

Story appeared on, Nov. 2, 2011

Former Marquette president honored for accomplishments
Rev. Robert Wild, S.J., was awarded the T. Michael Bolger Award for his exceptional accomplishments that have resulted in improved patient care and/or treatment and curing of disease.

Editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 29, 2011

Law School hosts symposium on city neighborhoods
The Marquette University Law School hosted a symposium for the Milwaukee office of Local Initiatives Support Corp., which works to improve city neighborhoods.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 1, 2011

Marquette provides safe trick-or-treating option for kids
Students living in the residence halls at Marquette handed out candy for young kids as part of the 14th annual "HALLoween" event at the school.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), Oct. 31, 2011

Milwaukee-area economy grew in October
The Milwaukee-area economy continued to grow in October at about the same pace as September, according to a survey compiled monthly by Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management.

Story appeared on, Oct. 28, 2011

Howard Fuller, director and distinguished professor at the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, discussed the institute's involvement with the Milwaukee Summer Reading Project.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 30, 2011

John McAdams, professor of political science, commented on the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker, saying that it would clearly be an uphill battle.

Story appeared on, Oct 28, 2011

Martin Greenberg, adjunct professor of law, wrote about the NBA lockout and the economic effect it has on parties other than the players and owners.

Opinion appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 2, 2011

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