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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 17, 2013


Marquette and the Medical College of Wisconsin celebrate 100-year partnership
This week marks the 100-year anniversary of the partnership between Marquette and the Medical College of Wisconsin. In 1913, the Marquette University School of Medicine was merged with the Milwaukee Medical College. The Medical College of Wisconsin has since become independent, but the schools have maintained a partnership that encompasses education, research and clinical care.

Op-ed by Marquette President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., and MCW President and CEO John Raymond, M.D., appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 13, 2013

On new ground: 10 medical breakthroughs from the past year
Marquette University College of Nursing's new Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation was featured in a cover story about local medical breakthroughs of the past year in the February issue of Milwaukee Magazine. The center allows students and Wheaton care providers to practice patient care scenarios on advanced human-patient simulators in a realistic health care environment. "The center lets us re-create rare events in a way that is controlled and risk free," says Margaret Callahan, dean of the College of Nursing.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, February 2013

Haggerty to display honey bee robot
The Haggerty Museum of Art will display Bella, the honey bee robot, which is a 3-foot long, fully interactive robot that teaches children about bees.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Jan. 16, 2013
Story appeared on,,, Jan. 16, 2013

Winter Gallery Night to feature Haggerty exhibitions
Milwaukee's annual winter gallery night with feature four exhibitions from the Haggerty: Dark Blue: The Water as Protagonist, Images of the Virgin Mary, Perimeter: Photographs by Kevin J. Miyazaki and Read Between the Lines: Enrique Chagoya's Codex Prints.

Announcement appeared on, Jan. 16, 2013

Matt Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute, commented on NCAA president Mark Emmert's proposal that would give athletes a chance at receiving stipends of up to $2,000 toward the full cost of attendance. "It's one thing for the Michigans or Ohio States or Southern Cals that are generating a lot of revenue to do this. For the other schools, I think that's going to be tough," Mitten said. "I think a lot of this will be determined internally with smaller schools saying we can't afford it."

Associated Press story appeared on, Jan. 16, 2013

Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science,
commented on Gov. Walker's State of the State address, saying any divisiveness that Walker is known for was noticeably absent.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Jan. 16, 2013

Matteo Arena, assistant professor of finance, commented on the Open Gate Capital - Golden Guernsey plant bankruptcy case. Arena believes companies in financial trouble turn to firms like Open Gate because nobody else will take on the risk associated with bailing them out.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 12, 2013

Ed Fallone, associate professor of law, has been certified as a candidate for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court by the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board for the spring election.

Story appeared on, Channel,, Jan. 14, 2013
Similar and related stories aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on, Jan. 12-14, 2013

John M. Ivanoff, former professor of psychology, a Fulbright scholar who taught for 35 years at Marquette, died Dec. 17 of respiratory failure at a hospital in the Dallas area. In the 1980s he famously taught a class in a gorilla suit to "break the monotony" and make class interesting.

Obituary appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 14, 2013

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