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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 28, 2013


Opus Prize recipients gathered at Marquette
Marquette made history Thursday, Feb. 7, when all 10 of the past Opus Prize recipients were brought together for a keynote program as part of the university's Mission Week. Marquette was the first university to partner with the independent nonprofit Opus Prize Foundation to organize and execute the selection process and awards ceremony for the $1 million Opus Prize, a faith-based humanitarian award that recognizes unsung heroes of any faith tradition.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Catholic Herald, Feb. 22, 2013

Marquette University pulls sponsorship of female sexuality workshop
Marquette University leadership pulled sponsorship from a student-led workshop about female sexuality, saying elements of the workshop fell outside the scope of the university's Gender and Sexuality Resource Center charter.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 27, 2013
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Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 26, 2013

Technology, Jesuit teachings come together in MU learning center
The Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation, located in Marquette's nursing school, now has high-tech mannequins that are so lifelike that they can blink, breathe, bleed, perspire, go into cardiac arrest and give birth. These "patients" provide opportunities for students to learn and practice clinical skills.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Catholic Herald, Feb. 22, 2013

Former Solicitor General to speak in Milwaukee
Paul Clement, former Solicitor General of the United States, will speak at Marquette Law School Monday, March 4. He is expected to discuss how last year's constitutional challenges to the Affordable Care Act presented phenomena that the Supreme Court had not seen for more than a generation.

Stories appeared on, and, Feb. 25, 2013

SuJean Choi, associate professor of biomedical sciences, commented on the dairy industry wanting permission to replace more natural sugars with artificial sweeteners. Choi believes there is not enough evidence on the long-term health impacts of consuming artificial sweeteners.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and appeared on, Feb. 26, 2013

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, commented on Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, who is facing scrutiny for the Milwaukee archdiocese's financial practices as it faced lawsuits by victims of sexual abuse by priests in Wisconsin under Dolan's tenure.

Stories appeared on, and, Feb. 21, 2013

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, wrote about the death penalty debate in Colorado. McAdams argues that it is unrealistic to say penalties for law-breaking need to be consistent.

Stories appeared on and , Feb. 27, 2013

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote about Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal and the impact it would have on charter schools in Wisconsin.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 24, 2013

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