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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.

February 2, 2012

TOP STORIES

The Most Important Non-Presidential Election of the Decade
Results from a poll conducted by Marquette University Law School show Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at 50 percent job approval, up from 37 percent last summer.


Story appeared on WallStreetJournal.com, Jan. 28, 2012

Continuing coverage on the Marquette University Law School poll results appeared in at least 50 other outlets.


Thompson has highest favorable rating in the race
A Marquette University Law School poll released last week showed that Tommy Thompson, who's raised $656,000 for his U.S. Senate race, had the highest favorability rating of any candidate in the race with 49 percent having a favorable view, while 31 percent did not.

Story appeared on GreenBayPressGazette.com, TheNorthWestern.com, RealClearPolitics.com, Madison.com, Startribune.com, WausauDailyHerald.com, SheboyganPress.com, PostCrescent.com, TwinCities.com, Maintowochub.com, ThOnline.com, StevensPointJournal.com, and LacrosseTribune.com, Jan. 29-30, 2012


Tommy Thompson to speak at Marquette
Former Gov. Tommy Thompson, who is running for U.S. Senate, will speak at Marquette University about what is driving his decision to run and the current political climate in Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin.

Story appeared on SheboyganPress.com, WashingtonExaminer.com, Channel3000.com, Fox47.com, 620WTMJ.com, NBC15.com, and TheRepublic.com, Feb. 1, 2012

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 1, 2012


Center for Supply Chain Management issues survey on
manufacturing growth

Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management survey results shows that uncertainty about business levels six months from now have become the biggest issue and that exchange rates are the "root cause" of some price increases.

Story appeared on BizJournals.com, Feb. 1, 2012


Water-saving college students pour it on
What began as a classroom discussion at Marquette University has blossomed into a national project to raise water conservation awareness and help people lower their daily water use.

Story appeared on VoiceOfAmerica.com, Jan. 30, 2012


John Bergstrom, trustee emeritus and Marquette alumnus, and CEO of Bergstrom Automotive, will receive a "Salute to Dealers" award from Ford Motor Co.

Story appeared on PostCrescent.com, Jan. 30, 2012


Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science, commented on the presidential race, saying that there is very little evidence to indicate that a divisive primary harms a candidate in the general election.

Story appeared on NPR.org, WisEye.org and at least 15 other national outlets, Jan. 27, 2012

Jeff Snell, special adviser to the president, wrote about social entrepreneurship, which seeks solutions to social problems through sustainable and measurable business models.

Commentary appeared on PostCrescent.com, Jan. 27, 2012

William Henk, dean of the College of Education, says The National Council on Teacher Quality has a "clear political motivation" regarding their decision to file suit against the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents for access to course syllabi.

Story appeared on EducationViews.org, Jan. 27, 2012

David Clark, professor of economics, says there is a "pent-up demand" of people wanting to buy homes.

Story appeared on BarabooNewsRepublic.com, Jan. 26, 2012




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