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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.

December 01, 2011


Marquette Law School dean promotes idea marketplace
Joseph Kearney, dean and professor of law, has used his leadership to make Marquette's law school Milwaukee's public square, where people of different political outlooks can come together and hash out the issues of the day.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 27, 2011

Marquette team develops human-powered nebulizer
The human-powered nebulizer provides relief to patients suffering from respiratory diseases such as asthma, TB, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in areas with limited access to electricity. This was named as one of the top pedal-powered machines that will change the world.

Story appeared on, Nov. 29, 2011

Marquette pushes for health careers
Marquette University's Health Careers Opportunity Program, led by Lawrence Pan, chair of the physical therapy department, is a federally funded program that provides opportunities for disadvantaged students who are interested in health professions.

Story appeared in The Business Journal of Milwaukee, Nov. 25, 2011

Mickey Mattox, associate professor of theology and director of undergraduate studies, commented on the new changes to the Roman Missal, the text and prayers and instructions for celebrating Mass.

AP story appeared on,,, and at least 25 other websites, Nov. 27 and 28, 2011

Marquette researchers collaborating on new drug application
Marquette University researchers are collaborating with AviMed — a pharmaceutical company founded at Marquette — and Concordia University on preclinical studies on AV115 for AviMed's Investigational New Drug Application for the FDA.

Story appeared on, Nov. 25, 2011

Retired Adm. Dennis Blair speaks with Marquette students
Retired Admiral Dennis Blair, former director of National Intelligence and commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Command, spoke with Marquette students this fall about the role of militaries in transitional democracies.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7 Lake Effect), Nov. 28, 2011

Tim Keane, director of the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, is resigning but will continue to teach part-time and play a role as an adviser to faculty university-wide on technology transfer.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 30, 2011
Story also appeared on, Nov. 30, 2011

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, commented on the Gov. Walker campaign ad and on the social media aspect of Tommy Thompson's campaign.

First story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 23, 2011
Second story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Nov. 30, 2011

McGee Young, assistant professor of political science, commented that due to the unprecedented nature of the recall election, it is hard to determine if the efforts will be successful.

Story appeared on, Nov. 25, 2011

John Davis, professor of economics, sat down with the Institute for New Economic Thinking to discuss what he calls "herd mentality" in research.

Interview appeared on
Davis' interview was cited in the New York Times' "Economix" blog, Nov. 28, 2011
Similar story appeared on, Nov. 28, 2011

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