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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.

July 11, 2013

TOP STORIES

Children's Hospital and Marquette to partner on two new clinics in low-income neighborhoods
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Marquette University College of Nursing will partner together to open two new clinics in low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee. The clinics are set to open in October with Marquette employees serving as nurse practitioners and will provide a setting for training graduate and undergraduate nursing students. Margaret Faut Callahan, interim provost and dean of nursing, said "Children's is making a huge commitment to these two communities."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 2, 2013
Similar story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), July 2-3, 2013


Two Hmong students transcend refugee past to become Gates Scholars at Marquette
Cha Lee and Xiong Her spent part of their childhoods in the same refugee camp in Thailand and are recent recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. They will begin their freshman year at Marquette University this fall.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 29, 2013


Marquette Law School poll helps analyze Gov. Scott Walker's impact on voters who support abortion
According to a 2012 poll from Marquette University Law School, 60 percent of registered voters in Wisconsin believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, which could potentially hurt Walker's reelection bid with his signing of the recent abortion law.

Story appeared on LATimes.com, July 9, 2013


Marquette announces new vice president for marketing and communication
After a national search, Dave Murphy has been named vice president for marketing and communication. Marquette University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., said, "For the past eight months as interim vice president, Dave has successfully led the Office of Marketing and Communication during major university milestones, including the development and endorsement of a new university-wide strategic plan."

Story appeared on BizTimes.com, June 28, 2013


Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, commented on the recent accusations of bankruptcy fraud against former Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Anzivino said no criminal charges could be filed unless the bankruptcy judge determined the transfer amounts to fraud.

Associated Press story appeared on NPR.org, StlToday.com, PressHerald.com, THOnline.com, WiscNews.com, Nola.com, Cleveland.com and numerous other websites nationwide, July1-2, 2013

Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law,
commented on the benefits of limiting Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to a single 16-year term. Geske said term limits could be a good start to repairing the court's reputation and that the process of campaigning leaves voters with an inaccurate view of the court.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 30, 2013
Similar story appeared on LaCrosseTribune.com, June 29, 2013
Associated Press story appeared on Madison.com, LeaderTelegram.com and WisLawJournal.com, June 29-30, 2013


Manufacturing climate improves for first time in three months
According to research by Marquette University's Center for Supply Chain Management and the Institute for Supply Chain Management, the manufacturing economy of southeast Wisconsin and northern Illinois has improved for the first time since March. Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, said for many businesses it's been "a long, hard grind."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 29, 2013
Similar stories appeared on TheDrive.com and BizJournals.com, June 28, 2013

Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management,
commented on how more manufacturers are turning to nontraditional schedules to boost production. Fisher said, "Having two 12-hour shifts a day is better than having three eight-hour shifts. There are fewer complications with things like shift changes."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 5, 2013
Associated Press and similar stories appeared on StarTribune.com, GreenBayPressGazette.com, FreeRepublic.com and numerous other websites, July 5-8, 2013

William Lobb, dean of the School of Dentistry, commented on a new report that found Wisconsin is ranked the second-worst state in America for underprivileged kids' dental care. Lobb said that "over time there will be a net gain in dentists in Wisconsin," regarding the Marquette University School of Dentistry expansion set to open this fall.

Story appeared on UrbanMilwaukee.com, July 9, 2013


Erik Ugland, associate professor of communication, discussed the advantages of the recent sale of WITI-TV from Local TV Holdings to Tribune Co.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 10, 2013



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