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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.

September 5, 2013

TOP STORIES

Marquette named one of the Top 10 Colleges for Tech CEOs by Bloomberg
Marquette University was ranked sixth on Bloomberg's list of Top 10 Colleges for Tech CEOs, producing five graduates who have gone on to lead companies in the digital business world.

Story appeared on Bloomberg.com, Aug. 29, 2013
Related story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Sept. 4, 2013
Rleated story appeared on OnMilwaukee.com, Sept. 4, 2013


Phillip Naylor, professor of history, commented on President Obama's proposed plan to strike Syria for its recent attack on Syrian citizens, and explained how Christian historical sites are being ruined through these attacks.

Interview aired on WTMJ-AM (AM 620), Sept. 3, 2013
Similar story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 3, 2013

Laura Kestner, director of the Career Services Center,
appeared on The Morning Blend to explain the importance of the Marquette University career fair. Kestner provided advice for networking and creating an elevator pitch.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), "The Morning Blend," Aug. 30, 2013


Marquette and SOREDEX collaborate to improve patient care and enhance dental education
Marquette University School of Dentistry has partnered with SOREDEX USA to yield the first U.S. installation of a SCANORA 3Dx CBCT digital imaging system. This digital imaging system offers 3D diagnostic information and rich visual images designed to interest patients in their own care.

Story appeared on DentalProductsReport.com, Aug. 29, 2013


As textbook costs skyrocket, cheaper rental options surge

The number of college bookstores in the United States. offering textbook rental has skyrocketed over the past four years. This fall, the Marquette University Bookstore is offering 75 percent of its textbook titles for rent, saving students up to half the cost of buying a new book.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 3, 2013
Similar story appeared on EducationViews.org, Sept. 3, 2013


Marquette survey finds Milwaukee-area manufacturing down in August
A recent Marquette University survey found that a seasonally adjusted index measuring manufacturing growth in the southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois region was 48.2 in August, following two consecutive growth months. A reading less than 50 indicates contraction in the sector.

Story appeared on BizJournals.com, Sept. 4, 2013


Diane Slaughter, program coordinator of physical therapy,
commented on the competitive admission process of physical therapy programs.

Story aired on WHAD-FM (FM 90.7), Aug. 30, 2013
Story appeared on News.WPR.org, Aug. 30, 2013


Paul Secunda, professor of law, discussed unions' current involvement with Obamacare, commenting, "The unions think it will be cheaper for employers to drop out of the Taft-Hartley plans and go on the health exchange. This puts pressure on the unions who want to keep workers satisfied and make sure they have a reason to belong to the union."

Story appeared on TheIncidentalEconomist.com, Aug. 30, 2013


Haggerty Museum of Art presents "Current Tendencies III"

The Haggerty Museum of Art on Marquette's campus recently opened its third edition of the biennial exhibition series, "Current Tendencies III: Artists From Milwaukee." Nine Milwaukee artists are featured in the exhibit, which runs through Dec. 22.

Story appeared on ExpressMilwaukee.com, Sept. 3, 2013



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