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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 9, 2012

TOP STORIES

Fourth and State: One-on-one with President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J.
Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of Marquette University, sat down to talk about rising tuition, the Big East and why he prefers to live in student housing.


Video appeared on JSOnline.com, Feb. 7, 2012

Marquette appoints a new executive vice president
Marquette has hired Mary DiStanislao from the University of Pennsylvania to serve in the newly created role of executive vice president. DiStanislao will work closely with Marquette President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., and the provost.

Story appeared on the BizJournals.com, Feb. 6, 2012


A Marquette research team's study in the Journal of Social Psychology was quoted in a parenting blog in the New York Times. The team commented on parenting styles within racial and ethnic communities.

Blog post appeared on nytimes.com, Feb. 6, 2012


Marquette and VA Medical Center form partnership
Marquette's physician assistant studies program is partnering with Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center to train post graduates in primary care, the area most in need of more doctors and medical providers.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, Feb. 3, 2012


Catholic universities may be affected by new Obama health
insurance bill

The Obama administration indicated its willingness to compromise on a new rule that would require religious schools, such as Marquette, and hospitals to provide free birth control in their health insurance plans, despite their religious principles.

Editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 8, 2012


Tommy Thompson visits Law School as part of "On the Issues" series
Former Gov. Tommy Thompson spoke at Marquette Law School about what is driving him to run for U.S. Senate.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WKOW-Madison (ABC 27), Feb. 2, 2012


Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, in two separate interviews commented on the labor economy. He also wrote an opinion piece on a potential oil crisis in Iran.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 3, 2011
Story aired and appeared on NewsTalkWTAQ.com, Feb. 3, 2012
Opinion piece appeared in the Pakistan Observer, Feb. 8, 2012


Susan Giaimo, visiting assistant professor of political science, was one of the panelists for 4th Street Forum. She discussed the health care costs and the Affordable Care Act.

Forum aired on 4th Street Forum (MPTV 10), Feb. 3, 2012

Amy Van Hecke, assistant professor of psychology, commented on the common male childhood interest in mechanical objects.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 6, 2011

Bo Ellis, former Marquette basketball legend, is featured in a story that covers his time with the Golden Eagles in the 1970s.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 7, 2012





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