November 10, 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 will measure voter attitudes toward elections.
Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 6, 2011
Similar story appeared on Madison.com, Nov. 5, 2011
New leadership at Marquette University
Marquette President Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J., is profiled in the November 2011 issue of Exclusively Yours magazine. The story shares Pilarz's vision for Marquette and chronicles the week leading up to his inauguration.
Story appeared in Exclusively Yours magazine, Nov. 2011
Howard Fuller, director and distinguished professor at Marquette's Institute for the Transformation of Learning, was recognized by Forbes as one of "The World's 7 Most Powerful Educators."
List appeared on Forbes.com, Nov. 2, 2011
Story appeared on BizJournals.com, Nov. 4, 2011
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Nov. 4, 2011
Marquette contributes to report on faculty and student assessments
Marquette University contributed to the Research and Markets Best Practices in Student & Faculty Assessment, 2012 Edition, a report based on a survey of more than 80 colleges regarding their assessment of faculty and students.
Story appeared on Reuters.com, Nov. 4, 2011
Winter warriors make roadways safer and keep us moving
A study by Marquette University found that effective snow fighting, including spreading salt on roads, reduced traffic accidents by 85 percent and injury-causing accidents by 88 percent.
Story appeared on PontiacDailyLeader.com, LincolnCourier.com, and HenriettaPost.com, Nov. 3 and 7, 2011
Entertainment events at Marquette University
Several performances and presentations will take place on the Marquette campus. The MU Gospel Choir will present their "Give Thanks" concert Nov. 5, the play "Holy Days" runs Nov. 10-Nov. 20 and Sarah Wadsworth will discuss "Louisa May Alcott: Literary Phenomenon and Social Reformer," Nov. 10.
Announcement appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 4, 2011
Similar announcement appeared on JSOnline.com, Nov. 6, 2011
Manufacturing index shows steady growth
According to a monthly survey conducted by Marquette University's Center for Supply Chain Management, the area's manufacturing sector showed growth in October.
Story appeared on BizTimes.com, Nov. 7, 2011
Ed de St. Aubin, associate professor and assistant chair of psychology, spoke about his involvement in Project RETURN, a local organization that spreads awareness of the challenges returning felons face when looking for a job.
Story aired on "Lake Effect" (WUWM-FM, 89.7), Nov. 3, 2011
Jean Grow, associate professor of advertising, discussed Harley-Davidson using Facebook to "crowdsource" feedback for its brand advertising.
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 10, 2011
Dennis Garrett, associate professor of marketing, discussed the celebrity endorsement relationship between NFL quarterback Tim Tebow and Kenosha-based Jockey in light of Tebow's rocky start to the 2011-12 season.
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 5, 2011
Gregory O'Meara, professor of law, wrote an opinion on behalf of the Wisconsin Bar's Criminal Law Section about the organization's unanimous opposition to the "Castle Doctrine" bill.
Story aired on WPR.org, Nov. 7, 2011
Story appeared on AshlandCurrent.com, Nov. 9, 2011