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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.

May 2, 2013


Marquette University adopts strategic plan to raise its profile
Marquette University endorsed a new vision on Wednesday – to be recognized among the most innovative and accomplished Catholic and Jesuit universities in the world. Marquette President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., said the new vision and strategic plan were the culmination of conversations involving the whole campus community since his arrival two years ago.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 2, 2013

Risa Brooks, assistant professor of political science,
wrote on the Boston Marathon tragedy and homegrown terrorism saying, "Americans can be reassured that the terrorism threat posed by Muslims residing in the United States remains small. As horrific as they were, the Boston attacks are not evidence that homegrown terrorism is on the rise."

Opinion piece appeared on, April 27, 2013
Related story appeared on, May 1, 2013

Attention-deficit drugs face new campus rules
Colleges are clamping down on the prescription medications for ADHD. The drugs, which are stimulants, are known to be abused on college campuses as a type of study aid. At Marquette University, clinicians can call parents to get medical histories and confirm symptoms.

Story appeared on, April 30, 2013
Similar story appeared on, May 2013

Marquette honors alumni with awards
Marquette honored 53 alumni during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25 to 27. A few of the honorees were highlighted by local media outlets.

George Thompson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 2, 2013

Charlotte Deleste and Ron Giordan, honored with the Spirit of Marquette Award for founding Gio's Garden, a respite care organization for children with special needs, was featured on WISC-TV (CBS 3 Madison), April 29, 2013

Marquette hosts conference about Catholic Worker Movement's 80th anniversary
Marquette hosted a conference on April 24 recognizing the 80th anniversary of the Catholic Worker Movement.

Story appeared on, April 30, 2013

Stephanie Quade, dean of students,
appeared on "Morning Blend" to discuss what parents can expect when welcoming college students home for the summer.

Story aired on Morning Blend (NBC 4), May 1, 2013

Manufacturing in Wisconsin slows in April
According to Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management, manufacturing in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois slowed in April, slipping from 52.6 in March to 50 in April.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 1, 2013
Similar story appeared on, April 30, 2013

Andrew Hanson, assistant professor of economics,
co-authored a report that discusses the geographic distribution of mortgage interest deductions and how it highlights an uneven impact of federal tax policy on the states.

Stories appeared on, and, April 30-May 1, 2013

George Koonce, director of development for University Advancement, discussed the pressure and opportunity that comes with being drafted into professional sports.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 29, 2013
Similar story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 25, 2013

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, and Paul Secunda associate professor of law, commented on how former employees of Golden Guernsey Dairy can now get their 401(k) retirement money, after waiting months for the company to go through the bankruptcy process.

Story appeared the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 24, 2013

Meredith Black and Joe Amplo, women's and men's lacrosse coaches, respectively, were featured in an article discussing the future of Marquette lacrosse and developing the programs from the bottom up.

Story appeared on, April 29, 2013

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