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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.

October 11, 2012


Marquette, Brady partner to solve social problems
Marquette University is teaming up with Milwaukee manufacturer Brady Corp. to encourage college students to use business methods to solve social problems. Jeff Snell, special adviser to the president, commented on the new "social innovation" competition, the first of its kind in the Midwest.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, Oct. 5, 2012

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discussed India's agricultural industry, saying that there has not been much investment in the agricultural industry in the country but that there is hope going forward.

Story appeared on, Oct. 8, 2012

Head Start Dental Day
The Marquette University Dental School hosted the Wisconsin Dental Association's annual Head Start Dental Day on Oct. 6. A team of more than 200 volunteers consisting of dental professionals, as well as dental and hygiene students, performed teeth cleanings for local preschoolers.

Story aired live on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Oct. 6, 2012

Linda Salchenberger, associate provost for academic planning and budgeting, discussed Competitive Wisconsin's "Be Bold 2" workforce development study, which outlined recommendations to ensure industries can find skilled workers.

Video interview appeared on, Oct. 11, 2012

Related stories appeared on and, Oct. 10, 2012

Startup Weekend Milwaukee: Milwaukee to host first startup
Startup Weekend will host its first-ever Milwaukee event Nov. 9-11 at Marquette University. Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Tina Quealy, associate director of Marquette's Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, is one of the local organizers of Startup Milwaukee.

Story appeared on, Oct. 9, 2012

Catholic scholars challenge Ryan's individualist views
Five Marquette University faculty, most of them theologians, are among more than 100 Catholic clergy and scholars nationally who have signed on to a letter critical of vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan's individualist philosophies.

Story appeared on, Oct. 10, 2012

Waukesha County man charged with fourth-degree sexual assault in Marquette cases
A 21-year-old Waukesha County man was charged Friday, Oct. 5, in connection with the sexual assaults of two women near the Marquette University campus last week. Kendrick L. Mitchell was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault and one count of obstructing an officer after the students reported that he touched them inappropriately.

Story appeared on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Oct. 5, and, Oct. 6, 2012

Keith Tobias, maintenance mechanic for Residence Life/Facilities Services, helped save his neighbor's life Oct. 2 in Sturtevant, Wis. Randy Storbeck had been working with a log splitter in his backyard before severing his arm. Tobias used a belt as a tourniquet while others also helped until rescue crews arrived.

Story appeared in the Racine Journal Times, Oct. 3, 2012

Bill Neidhart, a senior, discussed student involvement in the upcoming election, including voter registration.

Interview appeared on "Upfront with Mike Gousha," (WISN-TV, ABC 12), Oct. 8, 2012

Marquette men's soccer team still undefeated
The Marquette men's soccer team, ranked second in the country, is now 12-0-0 after a 1-to-nothing win over Northern Illinois University Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Valley Fields. Andy Huftalin, senior, scored the only goal late in the second half. The team has jumped to No. 2 in the national rankings, the highest in the program's history.

Story appeared on Oct. 8 and aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 9, 2012

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