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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.

July 19, 2012


Rivalries impede Chicago-Milwaukee metroplex
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Lubar Fund for Public Policy Research at Marquette Law School sponsored a daylong conference at Marquette focusing on Milwaukee's future in the region.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 15 and July 18, 2012
Related editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 15, 2012
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Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), July 17, 2012

Related story on the Marquette Law School Poll regarding the Chicago-Milwaukee metroplex appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 18, 2012

Kohler Center at Marquette sharpens focus on startups
In the last year-and-a-half, the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship at Marquette has launched a business incubator and collaborative working space, lunch-and-learn sessions and a program allowing students to work at a startup founded by a Marquette graduate. It will host its first "entrepreneur faculty fellow" this fall and is looking to do more collaboration with other Marquette departments.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, July 13, 2012

John Pauly, provost, co-wrote about wellness programs at Marquette and in Milwaukee. Recently, Marquette and Park Bank received the Gold Workplace Wellness Award from the Wellness Council of America.

Opinion piece appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 17, 2012

Marquette student project named finalist in national philanthropic award competition
The Marquette chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been selected as a regional finalist for the CLASSY Awards, the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country.

Story appeared on, July 13, 2012

Terence Ow, associate professor of management, discussed the upgrade of major wireless carriers from their current 3G networks to provide the faster 4G service in the state's major metro areas.

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

Erik Ugland, associate dean for graduate studies and research in the Diederich College of Communication, discussed swearing in public, suggesting that it's a matter of social change.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), July 17, 2012

John McAdams, assistant professor of political science, in two separate interviews, commented on Paul Ryan's campaign strategy and Eric Hovde's bid for U.S. Senate.

Stories appeared on, July 12 and July 17, 2012.

Marquette grad shares stories of war, personal aftermath in 'The Long Walk'
On a good day in Iraq, Marquette University graduate Brian Castner disarmed roadside bombs. In his new memoir "The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows," Castner describes both his work as an Air Force explosive ordnance disposal officer and his struggles when he returned to civilian life in the United States.

Review appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 15, 2012

WDA Foundation awards over $51,000 to 15 dental health programs
Some $1,700 in American Dental Association and Wisconsin Dental Association educational materials will be made available to first-year Marquette School of Dentistry students at orientation.

Story appeared on, July 17, 2012

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