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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 08, 2011


Marquette names new athletic director
Larry Williams, current director of athletics at University of Portland, was named Marquette's new athletic director by Marquette President Scott Pilarz, S.J.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 6, 2011
Related story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 7, 2011
Reporter blog appeared on, Dec. 5, 2011
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Multiple stories aired on WISN-TV (ABC), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), WSBT-TV (CBS) and KOIN-TV (CBS) Dec. 6-7, 2011

James Foley, Marquette alumnus and American journalist who was held captive for six weeks in Libya, spoke at Marquette University about his experiences as part of the Nieman Lecture Series. Foley credits the thoughts and prayers from his friends at Marquette for getting him through his time in captivity.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on,,,, and, Dec. 4-7, 2011

Multiple stories aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (FOX 6) WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WSAW-TV (ABC) and WKOW-TV (ABC) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Dec. 4-5, 2011

Marquette University Chorus to perform at the White House
Thirty representatives from the 50-member student chorus at Marquette University will perform at the White House Dec. 17 during its Holiday Open House.

Story appeared on, Dec. 6, 2011
Similar story appeared on, Dec. 7, 2011

Rev. John Naus, S.J., chaplain of the Alumni Memorial Union, discussed passing up retirement and working into his 90s. Naus says he doesn't consider what he does a job: "I consider it a joy," he said.

AP story appeared on and, Dec. 7, 2011

Terri Mitchell, head women's basketball coach, was profiled in an interview in the wake of her 300th win at Marquette.

Interview appeared on, Dec. 8, 2011

Haggerty Museum of Art will present four new exhibits
Marquette's art museum will present four new exhibits including "The Europeans," "Philip Guston: Inevitable Finality, The Gemini G.E.L. Prints," "John Stezaker: Marriage" and "Selections from the Mary B. Finnigan Collection" from Jan. 18-May 20, 2012.

Story appeared on, Dec. 2, 2011

Edward Fallone, associate professor of law, spoke out on Scott Walker's new policy, stating that the possibility of charging demonstrators for police costs might be problematic.

Story appeared on,,,,,, and, Dec. 2, 2011

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, was a guest on a segment of "A Serious Conversation about Milwaukee's Graduation Problem," where he discussed Milwaukee's high dropout rate.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7 Lake Effect), Dec. 6, 2011

Jeffrey Berry, assistant professor of speech pathology and audiology, discussed the anatomical qualities involved in the sound of human voices.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 1, 2011

Matteo Arena, assistant professor of finance, co-authored a study about co-CEO performance versus single CEO performance.

Story appeared in Workforce Magazine, November 2011

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