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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 12, 2013


Marquette ranked No. 75 by U.S. News & World Report, moves up 8 spots
U.S. News & World Report’s national best colleges list ranked Marquette University number 75 in the national universities category. Marquette is also ranked No. 49 among Best Value Schools and No. 14 among Up and Coming Schools. The university was again named an “A-plus School for B Students.” Other ranked undergraduate programs include the College of Business Administration at 86 and the College of Engineering at 115.

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, Sept. 10, 2013

Marquette students and staff commemorate 9/11
Marquette University ROTC branches hosted a memorial ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 11, to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001, at the campus flagpoles, located outside of Raynor Memorial Libraries.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WTMJ-AM (AM 620), Sept. 11, 2013

Richard Holz, dean of the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences,
discussed his plans as the college’s newest dean, including how he will be implementing Marquette’s strategic plan, a broad statement of goals developed last year.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Sept. 6, 2013

Student-led workshop on female sexuality draws more attention
Earlier this week, a student-led workshop was promoted on campus with sponsorship from an academic program. Following a discussion with the program about academic sponsorship, including the requirement of faculty presence, the program chose not to continue sponsoring the Female Sexuality workshop.

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Sept. 10-11, 2013

Marquette and Wisconsin Dental Association react to discussion on expanding dental education in Wisconsin

In agreement with Wisconsin Dental Association officials, Marquette University officials expressed opposition toward the possibility of a second dental school in Wisconsin because it would be unnecessary to meet future workforce needs, while placing Marquette in the position of competing for limited state funding for dental education.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on, Sept. 11, 2013

Red Sox chairman to deliver keynote speech at annual Business Leaders Forum
Thomas Werner, chairman of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club, will deliver the keynote speech at the annual Business Leaders Forum luncheon hosted by Marquette University’s College of Business Administration Monday, Sept. 30.

Story appeared on, Sept. 10, 2013

Herbert Lowe, journalism professional in residence,
reflected on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Lowe, who witnessed the devastation of the World Trade Center, discussed his experience that day.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Sept. 11, 2013

Jean Grow, associate professor of strategic communication and advertising, commented on the backlash regarding local and national companies’ use of social media tributes to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks as advertisements.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Sept. 12, 2012

Julia Azari, assistant professor of political science, commented on the situation in Syria and how it has a major influence on the race for the White House.

Stories aired on WTMJ-AM (620) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), Sept. 6 and 10, 2013

Abdur Chowdhury, professor of economics,
in separate interviews, commented on the relationship between gas prices and a possible attack on Syria, and the recent unemployment figures.

Syria story appeared on, Sept. 5, 2013
Labor story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 6, 2013

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