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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.

August 8, 2013


NCAA President to visit Marquette
NCAA President Mark Emmert is set to visit Marquette on Sept. 16. He's slated to discuss college athletics in an "On the Issues" public policy forum and attend a number of private meetings with campus officials. He's also expected to speak with about 80 students from Marquette Law School's National Sports Law Institute and hold a question and answer session with nearly 300 Marquette athletes.

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Marquette's new engineering hall receives LEED – Gold certification as green building
Marquette's new College of Engineering has received a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Engineering Hall received the LEED – Gold certification, which is an internationally recognized green building certification system. Other Marquette projects recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council include LEED Certification for the renovation of McCabe Hall and construction of Zilber Hall; and LEED – Sliver certification for the construction of Eckstein Hall.

Story appeared on, August 5, 2013
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Alexandra Whittaker, Marquette junior,
wrote an article discussing 13 tips for doing well in a Skype interview.

Story appeared on, Aug. 1, 2013

Marquette partners with COA Youth & Family Centers to bring health care to Amani neighborhood
Marquette's College of Nursing has partnered with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and COA Youth & Family Centers to bring health care to the Amani community. Marquette was brought on to serve the adult patients and will supply three family nurse practitioners, one pediatric nurse practitioner and one adult nurse practitioner for the clinic.

Story appeared on, Aug. 7, 2013

Marquette College of Engineering partners with the Wauwatosa STEM Elementary School

The Wauwatosa STEM Elementary School is partnering with the College of Engineering to perform water quality tests on Honey Creek as part of a "project-based learning initiative," to build an outdoor classroom for the students.

Story appeared on, Aug. 1, 2013

Matt Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute, discussed a proposed bill in Congress that would ensure that the NCAA makes no exceptions in its process when determining consequences for members that violate NCAA rules.

Story appeared in The Morning Call, Aug. 1, 2013

Syed Akhter, professor of marketing,
commented on the sale of Alterra's identity and story to Mars Inc. Akhter said, "For Mars, identifying its coffee with a little outfit started by three guys in Milwaukee has power. Consumers can view big companies as impersonal, particularly as the largest of them extend worldwide."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 4, 2013

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