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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.

August 2, 2012


Marquette names interim business school dean
Mark Eppli, professor of finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate, has been named interim dean of the Marquette University College of Business Administration. Linda M. Salchenberger, who has been the Keyes Dean of Business Administration for the school since 2008, will move Aug. 15 to the newly created job of associate provost for academic planning and budgeting.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 31, 2012
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Jim McMahon, associate vice president and dean of residence life, discussed some essential items that students should take with them when moving into a college dorm.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Aug. 2, 2012

Forbes ranks America's Top Colleges

Wisconsin schools making the top half of the 2012 list include UW-Madison at 147, Marquette University at 181, Beloit College at 208, Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee at 216 and Ripon College at 217. The rankings weigh post-graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards.

Story appeared on, Aug. 1, 2012

Manufacturing slows amid political uncertainties
According to data from Marquette University, manufacturing in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois shrank in July for the first time in three years. Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management in Marquette's College of Business Administration, feels this may be a consequence of our "uncertain political environment."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 1, 2012
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Judith Romances the Stones at Marquette's thousand-year chapel
Judith Ann Moriarty discusses the charming gothic chapel on the west end of Marquette's campus. The stone structure is dedicated to the memory of St. Joan of Arc, who was burned at the stake.

Story appeared on, August 1, 2012

Curtis Carter, professor of philosophy, will speak about the role of philosophy and the arts in the Olympic Games to members of the International Olympics Committee and guests Wednesday in London. The event is an awards ceremony hosted by The Truce Foundation of the USA, which promotes the Olympic ideals of peace, friendship and international understanding.

Story appeared on, Aug. 1, 2012

Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, commented on impending military cuts that could cost Wisconsin 11,000 jobs. "If I were a defense contractor or a supplier, I would be doing a lot more than thinking about it. I would be making contingency plans," Fisher said. "I couldn't plan ahead to build a business with this hanging over my head."

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

Daniel Zitomer, professor of engineering and director of the Water Quality Center, discussed the recent gasoline spills in Washington County. "Typically through a rupture of an underground storage tank or pipeline at gasoline stations or through transmission lines, that gasoline enters the ground and then gets into the aquifer and travels through the aquifer with the ground water and can get to well water," Zitomer says.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), July 31, 2012

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president, will deliver the keynote address at the inauguration of Patrick F. Leahy, who will be installed as the sixth president of Wilkes University on Sept. 15.

Story appeared on, July 27, 2012

Paul Mascari, senior lieutenant in the Department of Public Safety, discussed campus safety and personal security after the Milwaukee Police Department posted a video of a recent mugging near campus.

Story appeared on WISN, Aug. 1, 2012

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