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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.

January 10, 2013


Sandra Hunter, associate professor of exercise science, discussed the findings of her new research. Hunter and physical therapy student Alyssa Stevens determined that female runners participate in competitive events less often than men, accounting for the performance gap between female and male runners.

Story appeared on, Jan. 3, 2013
Similar story appeared on, Jan. 9, 2013

David Leigh, clinical assistant professor of exercise science, explained the technique behind and the importance of properly wrapping an ankle. Leigh has been wrapping ankles for more than 35 years, more than 100,000 ankles in all by his estimate.

Story appeared on, Jan. 8, 2013

Marquette Community prays for alum taken hostage in Libya
Marquette University alumnus and freelance journalist James Foley was captured by gunmen on Nov. 22, 2012, while reporting in Syria. The entire Marquette community joins with his family and friends to pray for his safety and release.

Story aired on TodayShow, WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and numerous other outlets statewide, Jan. 2-6, 2013

Related Reuters story appeared on hundreds of websites, Jan. 4, 2013

Noreen Lephardt, adjunct associate professor of economics, commented on a landmark decision in California that turned a public elementary school into a charter school, marking the first time the so-called "parent trigger" education reform was successfully invoked to force change in a failing school.

Story appeared on, Jan. 10, 2013

State among five with high grade on child dental sealants
Marquette University School of Dentistry, along with other Wisconsin dental clinics, lead the nation in providing children with extensive programs, including a school-based sealant program to prevent tooth decay in children.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 9, 2013
Story also appeared on, Jan. 8, 2013

Getting to know Marquette University Theatre in 2013
Marquette University is helping introduce theatre audiences to some of the most interesting, authentic up-and-coming artists.
Stephen Hudson-Mairet, department chair, said, "Our program prides itself on being a strong, professionally oriented B.A. program. We train our students to be professionals who are theatre makers – those able to create projects and understand all aspects of the theatre."

Story appeared on, Jan. 7, 2013

Rev. Steven Avella, professor of history, commented on George Neiderauer, a bishop who came of age during "an Indian summer of American Catholicism." Neiderauer was featured in the article, which focused on the changing face of Catholicism since the Second Vatican Council.

Story appeared on, Jan. 9, 2013

Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, commented on the December jobs report, saying the U.S. economy needs at least 110,000 new jobs each month to absorb population growth and new entrants to the job market, but that's not enough to meaningfully shrink the pool of millions of unemployed left over from the 2008-09 recession.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 4, 2013

Jim Boylan, Marquette alumnus, has taken over duties as Milwaukee Bucks head coach. Boylan was point guard for Marquette when they won the National Championship under Al McGuire in 1977.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 9, 2013

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