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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.

September 6, 2012


Marquette to begin $16 million dental school expansion
Marquette University is beginning construction Sept. 4 on the $16 million expansion of its School of Dentistry. The 45,000-square-foot addition, scheduled to open in the fall of 2013, will enable the school to increase its class size to 100 students, up from 80 now.

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 31, 2012 and on, Sept. 1, 2012
Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 1, 2012

William Lobb, dean and professor of dentistry, spoke about his journey from Canada's Northwest Territories where the nearest dentist was more than 100 miles away to dean of Marquette's dental school, talking about the gratification he receives from patients and students.

Profile appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 1, 2012

Amy Van Hecke, assistant professor of psychology,
discussed how getting a baby to laugh can improve the child's development as well as how this type of interaction sets the stage for better interaction with others when the child is older.

Story appeared on, Sept. 4, 2012

Marquette holds vigil for victims of massacre at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek
Marquette University held a vigil in remembrance of the victims of the massacre at a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the St. Joan of Arc Chapel.

Stories appeared on,, and, Sept. 5, 2012
Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and other stations statewide, Sept. 4-5, 2012

Mary Ellen Stanek, Board of Trustees member, was profiled in Barron's about her work as president of Baird Funds in Milwaukee.

Story appeared on, Aug. 18, 2012

Marquette revises alcohol policy
Marquette has revised its policy and has imposed new fines for underage drinking in an effort to curb underage alcohol consumption on campus.

Story appeared on and, Aug. 31 and Sept. 5, 2012
Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 1, 2012

Justin Webb, IT security analyst, spoke about student online security, saying students need to realize the potential ramifications of malicious software that could harm a person's computer.

Story appeared on, Aug. 24, 2012

Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, commented on the center's latest manufacturing index, which showed the industry fell in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois in August. He said business doesn't like uncertainty and that the slowing of growth is consistent with China and Europe.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 31, 2012
Related story appeared on, Aug. 31, 2012

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote about Paul Ryan's ties to Janesville, Wis., drawing similarities between Russ Feingold and Ryan, saying Janesville is a small town with big political involvement.

Story appeared on, Aug. 30, 2012

Bill Henk, dean and professor of education, commented on post-graduate degrees, saying it is "unknown" whether or not they will be beneficial in terms of a pay bump in the future.

Story appeared on, Sept. 1, 2012

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