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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.

March 22, 2012


Marquette's off-court success
In a story on NCAA men's basketball program graduation rates, CNN featured Marquette's program as an example of one where "graduation is the rule, not the exception." The piece included interviews with Father Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president; Adrienne Ridgway, assistant athletic director; and Jamil Wilson, sophomore and student-athlete.

Story aired on CNN at 12:48 p.m., March 22, 2012

Center for Supply Chain Management to help Wisconsin firms land federal contracts
Douglas Fisher, director and adjunct assistant professor of management, and David King, associate professor of management, discussed a seminar led by Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management that will help teach firms how to earn government contracts.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 22, 2012

Six Marquette basketball players cited for being in a club underage
Milwaukee Police cited six basketball players in January for being in a club under the age of 21.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 21, 2012

Related story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 22, 2012

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Similar stories aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), March 20-21, 2012

Student run-company serves as model of social entrepreneurship
Marquette Graduate School of Management student Kate Novotny, founder and CEO of Buena Vida Coffee, and Tina Quealy, associate director of the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, talk to Milwaukee Public Radio about the coffee upstart and how Marquette's business school is supporting social ventures.

Story aired on "Lake Effect" (WUWM-FM, 89.7), March 20, 2012

Community clinics key to improving access to care
In light of the federal health care reform bill, experts suggest expanding health centers staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants, such as those run by Marquette University.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 17, 2012
Similar story appeared on, March 18, 2012

Rev. Gregory O'Meara, S.J., associate professor of law, wrote on why Stand Your Ground laws should be repealed.

Opinion piece appeared in the New York Times, March 21, 2012

Phillip Naylor, professor of history, discussed the Evian Accords, the 50th anniversary of agreements that led to Algerian independence and the framing of post-colonial bilateral relations, as well as French-Algerian relations.

Interview aired on France 24, March 19, 2012

Alexander Ng, associate professor of exercise science, and Pamela Landin, adjunct instructor of physical therapy, appeared on WISN 12 News to analyze Donald Driver's performance on Dancing with the Stars.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), March 19, 2012
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 19, 2012

Matthew Mitten, professor and director of the National Sports Law Institute, commented on the growing number of former players filing suit against the NFL for long-term effects from injuries, specifically concussions.

Story appeared on, March 21, 2012

Cheryl Maranto, chair and associate professor of management, commented on the Equal Pay Enforcement Act, which Governor Walker could repeal.

Story appeared on, March 20, 2012

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