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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 16, 2012

TOP STORIES

Gift of $1 million to Marquette University Dental School
Marquette University School of Dentistry alumnus Dr. Jeff Moos and his wife, Beth, have pledged $1 million to the school's Building for the Future campaign. The campaign supports the school's 40,000-square-foot expansion. In recognition, the dental school will name the faculty practice clinic in Jeff and Beth's honor.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 16, 2012
Similar stories appeared on BizJournals.com, WUWM.com, Fox11online.com, WQOW.com, GazetteXtra.com and TheRepublic.com, Aug. 15-16, 2012

Poll Stars: How a Milwaukee law school became a force in state elections
During this spring's recall faceoff, Marquette University Law School's polls, punditry and primetime disputation were everywhere voters looked. Dean Joseph Kearney is the man behind the school's brave new elections-tracking operation - he hired Professor Charles Franklin to lead the poll, and added to the mix award-winning veteran TV reporter Mike Gousha.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, September 2012

Marquette faculty comment on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan being named VP nominee

Marquette University political science and law faculty weighed in on the news that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate.

John McAdams, associate professor of political science:
Story appeared in USA Today, Aug. 16, 2012
Interviews appeared on
Fox6Now.com, DesMoinesRegister.com, DailyRecord.com, WXOW.com, and NewsCincinnati.com, Aug. 13-14, 2012
Interviews aired on Wisconsin Radio Network, WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WZHF 1390 AM (Washington, D.C.) and WNSW 1430 AM (New York City), Aug. 13-14, 2012

Charles Franklin, visiting professor of law and public policy:
Interviews appeared on NewYorkTimes.com, Wauwatosa.Patch.com, Aug. 13, 2012
Interviews aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Aug. 13-14, 2012
Related stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on RollCall.com, Aug. 11-12, 2012

Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science:
Interview appeared on 620tmj.com, Aug. 14, 2012

Marquette faculty comment on the Republican Senate race in Wisconsin
Marquette University law and political science faculty discussed the Wisconsin primary election for a Republican U.S. Senate candidate.

Charles Franklin, visiting professor of law and public policy:
Interviews appeared on WashingtonPost.com, Fox47.com, HotlineOnCall.com and in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 11-12, 2012

Julia Azari, assistant professor of political science:
Interview aired on Wisconsin Radio Network, Aug. 15, 2012

MU may have committed NCAA rules violation involving men's basketball
Marquette University Vice President and Athletic Director Larry Williams said his department is looking into a "possible NCAA rules violation involving the men's basketball program." In a statement released by the university, Williams said the school is taking the matter seriously.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 10, 2012
Similar stories appeared on CBS58.com, CBSSports.com, SportsIllustrated.CNN.com, PierceCountyHerald.com, RantSports.com, August 10-14, 2012

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WISN-TV (ABC), Aug. 9, 2012

Marquette's Haggerty Museum of Art to host "The Freedom Project" exhibition
"Thenceforward, and Forever Free" at the Haggerty Art Museum presents seven contemporary artists who use diverse media such as installation, painting, printmaking and video to reflect on the impact freedom has on society.

Story appeared on ExpressMilwaukee.com, Aug. 13, 2012

Marianne Weiss, associate professor of nursing, commented on her 2011 study, which found that having more registered nurses working on a hospital unit and reducing the amount of overtime hours for registered nurses correlated with fewer patients being readmitted or visiting the emergency department within the first 30 days after hospital discharge and also reduced costs.

Story appeared on NurseZone.com, Aug. 10, 2012


Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote about the rocky road the Wisconsin education systems may be facing.

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 12, 2012

Robert Topp, professor and associate dean for research in the College of Nursing, was one of 28 professionals to present their research at the 14th annual Performance Health Scientific Advisory Committee.

Story appeared on Fox5Vegas.com, Aug. 13, 2012


Carolyn Smith, executive director of Student Health Service, said there is little evidence that weight loss results in improved performance in already-lean athletes. "Weight loss in relatively lean female runners is detrimental to their health and can result in a loss of lean body tissue and lead to worsened performance," she said.

Story appeared on RockRiverTimes.com, Aug. 15, 2012



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