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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.

February 21, 2013

TOP STORIES

Marquette University chooses new dean for its largest college
Dr. Richard Holz, associate dean for resources and planning and professor of chemistry at Loyola University Chicago, has been named dean of Marquette's Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 20, 2013
Story also appeared on BizJournals.com and BizTimes.com, Feb. 19-21, 2013

Marquette University team takes first place in investment banking contest
Five Marquette graduate business students defeated teams from the University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and UW-Whitewater to win the fifth Wisconsin Association for Corporate Growth Cup. The ACG Cup is a case study competition where MBA students analyze and present on a hypothetical investment acquisition. This is the third year Marquette has won the competition.


Stories appeared on JSOnline.com and BizTimes.com, Feb. 14 and 19, 2013


Mission Week keynote speaker appointed executive director of the Global Fund
Ambassador Mark Dybul, Marquette's Mission Week keynote speaker facilitator, has recently been appointed executive director of the Global Fund, an organization dedicated to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Interview appeared on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Fourth and State program, February 2013

Local village using money-saving software for their water bills
H20score, a program created by Marquette political science professor McGee Young and students in 2011 that allows residents to monitor their water use online, is beginning to be used by Milwaukee and Whitewater residents. Waukesha and Madison plan to start this spring and Grafton plans to start using it this fall.

Story appeared on 620wtmj.com, Feb. 19, 2013

Marquette study indicates Catholic priests face increasing stress
A new study conducted by Marquette University found Catholic priests, primarily diocesan clergy who are priests specifically trained by their dioceses and not part of a traditional religious order, reported significantly greater depression and anxiety than the general population.

Story appeared on State-Journal-Register.com, Feb. 16, 2013

Ed Fallone, associate professor of law, advanced in the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary. Fallone will face off with State Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack in the April 2 general election.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 20, 2013
Similar stories appeared on SFGate.com, SeattlePI.com, Madison.com, ExpressMilwaukee.com, and numerous other websites, Feb. 19-21, 2013

Multiple stories aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI -TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Feb. 19-21

Linda Salchenberger, associate provost for academic planning and budgeting, who co-chaired a study released in October by Competitive Wisconsin Inc. and ManpowerGroup, commented on Gov. Scott Walker's $96 million budget proposal, which includes specific funding initiatives for the skills gap. She says she's pleased that the skills gap issue is now "front and center" for the governor and the legislature.

Story appeared in the Business Journal of Milwaukee, Feb. 15, 2013


Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law and former State Supreme Court justice, explained the restorative justice models she's used over the years, including workshops that bring together perpetrators of violent crime and their victims for one-on-one conversations.

Story appeared in U.S. Catholic magazine, March 2013


Susan Giaimo, visiting assistant professor of political science, participated in a panel about health care exchanges and whether they will help Wisconsinites find affordable medical insurance.

Interview appeared on "Fourth Street Forum" (MPTV, PBS 10/36), Feb. 15, 2013


Abdur Chowdhury, chair and professor of economics, discussed the recent rise in gas prices: "You will see higher gas prices translate into higher prices in a number of different areas." He also believes that Wisconsin's switch to a summer blend of gasoline will mean another 40-cent jump this spring.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 18, 2013


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