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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.

April 19, 2012


Marquette named a Green School by Princeton Review
Marquette University was named in the 322 Green Schools 2012 Edition by the Princeton Review, which evaluates colleges and universities on their environmentally-related policies, practices and academic offerings.

Story appeared on, April 16, 2012

Sean Gissal, chief investment officer, has been named the Small Endowment Manager of the Year in Institutional Investor magazine's 2012 U.S. Investment Management Awards.

Story appeared on, and, April 16 and 17, 2012

Cristo Rey high school in Milwaukee?
Marquette University's College of Education is conducting a feasibility study to determine if a need exists in Milwaukee for a Cristo Rey high school, and the Bradley Foundation has agreed to be the lead funder.

Article appeared in the Milwaukee Catholic Herald, April 19, 2012

Former Marquette students suspected of tampering with computers
Two former Marquette University students are under investigation on accusations of illegally installing spy software on university computers.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 16, 2012

Stories aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), April 16-18, 2012

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president, commented on the high graduation rate of Marquette's basketball players, saying the success stems partly from the university's Jesuit roots and the tradition of making academics a priority.

Story appeared on, April 16, 20122

Marquette online courses rated "Best of Milwaukee"
The Shepherd Express named Marquette University the winner for the best online classes in Milwaukee.

Story appeared on, April 18, 2012

New show opens at Helfaer Theatre
"The Comedy of Errors" opens Thursday, April 19, at Marquette University's Helfaer Theatre.

Announcements appeared on and, April 15 and 18, 2012

Daradirek "Gee" Ekachai, chair and associate professor of public relations, spoke about helping the university start an emerging social media class to teach students about different tools, content strategy, tactics and monitoring strategy, and how she has integrated digital media into her classes.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 15, 2012

Edward Fallone, associate professor of law, said that the rulings by the Wisconsin Supreme Court likely mean that the Voter ID law will not be in effect for the recall elections.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 17, 2012

Angela Sorby, associate professor of English, read the poem "Kick Flip" on WUWM's Lake Effect as part of their 30 poems in 30 days celebration of National Poetry Month.

Story aired on WUWM-FM "Lake Effect" (89.7), April 19, 2012

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