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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 29, 2012

TOP STORIES

Law School Poll shows Romney leading in Wisconsin
The latest Marquette Law School Poll shows Mitt Romney edging out opponent Rick Santorum in the Wisconsin primary. In addition, Gov. Scott Walker would beat potential opponents Kathleen Falk or Tom Barrett, as well as Doug LaFollette, in hypothetical match-ups.


Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 28, 2012
Similar stories appeared on NYTimes.com, ChicagoTribune.com, HuffingtonPost.com, National Review.com, JSOnline.com and dozens of other outlets, March 27-29, 2012

Story aired on MSNBC, Current TV, WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and numerous stations statewide, March 27, 2012


Buzz Williams staying put at Marquette
Men's basketball coach Buzz Williams and Larry Williams, director of athletics, issued statements indicating that the coach would remain at Marquette.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 28, 2012
Similar story appeared on GreenBayPressGazette.com, PostCrescent.com and InsideMilwaukee.com, March 27 and 28, 2012

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), March 28, 2012

Award-winning photojournalist and writer is Marquette peacemaker-in-residence
Award-winning photojournalist, writer and founder of the Aftermath Project, Sara Terry, who has documented the aftermath of war in Bosnia and Sierra Leone, was in Milwaukee as the 2012 peacemaker-in-residence at Marquette's Center for Peacemaking.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 29, 2012


Gingrich to appear at Marquette University
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is due to kick off his Wisconsin presidential primary campaign Thursday, March 29, with a 7:30 p.m. rally at Marquette's Weasler Auditorium.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 29, 2012
Similar stories appeared on Time.com, WisPolitics.com, GreenBayPressGazette.com and dozens of other outlets, March 25-29, 2012

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and numerous stations statewide, March 25-27, 2012


Seminar on human brain in health and disease to be held
Human Brain in Health and Disease, a free short series of seminars presented by Marquette's Integrative Neuroscience Research Institute, will feature 20-minute sessions on aging and memory, obesity and spinal cord injury.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 27, 2012


Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discussed consumer confidence, the Case Shiller Forecast and the housing market as the featured expert on Chicago's "Noon Business Hour."

Interview aired on "Noon Business Hour," CBS Radio Chicago (WBBM-AM), March 27, 2012. (Segment begins at the 02:40 mark.)


Herbert Lowe, professional in residence in the Diederich College of Communication, interviewed Provost John Pauly, about students missing classes to cover the March Madness tournament. Lowe then countered with his own opinion on the matter.

Pauly's interview appeared on Poynter.org, March 26, 2012
Lowe's blog appeared on Poynter.org, March 23, 2012


Alison Barnes, professor of law, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court hearings on the Affordable Care Act and the constitutionality of the individual mandate requiring every American to buy health insurance.

Story aired on Wisconsin Radio Network, March 26, 2012

Bryan Massingale, associate professor of theology, wrote about how misguided economic policies undermine Christian principles of justice and the common good.

Opinion piece appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 27, 2012

Edward Fallone, associate professor of law, said that the charges of ethics violations or recusal for several judges that signed a Walker recall petition are unfounded.

Story appeared on DailyKos.com, March 28, 2012


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