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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.

October 10, 2013

TOP STORIES

Marquette presidential search committee will include dean and faculty member for the first time
Dr. William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Patricia Cervenka, director of the law library and professor of law, will participate in Marquette University's presidential search committee. This marks the first time a dean and a faculty member will participate in the search for a new president. John Ferraro, global chief operating officer at Ernst & Young, will serve as chair of the committee.

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


Marquette dental students prepare to replace baby-boomer retirees
As baby boomer dentists retire, young Marquette dental students are preparing to replace them. Dental students face tough competition getting into the state's only dental school at Marquette University. But once they're in, their training is supportive and collaborative because the school admits smaller high-achieving classes, and considers each student an investment.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 8, 2013


Marquette Les Aspin students in the middle of federal shutdown

Students participating in Marquette University's Les Aspin Center for Government are learning how public policy is made – or not made – as the federal shutdown enters its second week. Three of the 18 interns are currently out of work, while those still on Capitol Hill are answering phones, handling mail and performing other tasks.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 8, 2013


H2Oscore partners with Milwaukee Water Works
Milwaukee Water Works officials announced a new partnership with H2Oscore, an online water usage data tracker founded at Marquette University, that allows Milwaukeeans to earn gift certificates at local stores by reducing their family's water use. "Conservation rewards provide positive feedback for residents seeking ways to cut water use," added Dr. McGee Young, founder of H2Oscore and associate professor of political science.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 10, 2013
Similar story appeared on KnoxvilleTimes.com, Oct. 9, 2013


Yale Law School professor speaks at Marquette

Heather Gerken, Yale Law School professor, gave the annual Robert F. Boden Lecture at Marquette University Law School on Monday, Oct. 7. Gerken discussed the "so-called dark money trend" and its effect on American politics.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 8, 2013


Marquette championship team player dies at 57

Gary Rosenberger, former member of the 1977 Marquette championship basketball team, died Oct. 7, after complications from a heart attack and a stroke he suffered Oct. 1. Memorials are planned in Milwaukee and Orlando.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 8, 2013
Similar stories appeared on TodaysTMJ4.com and CharlotteObserver.com, Oct. 7, 2013


Paul Secunda, professor of law,
in separate interviews, commented on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's aggressive approach to changing employees' behaviors and the recent union case facing the Supreme Court, Harris v. Quinn.

EEOC story appeared on CNN.com, Oct. 7, 2013
Reuters story on SCOTUS appeared on ChicagoTribune.com and GlobalPost.com, Oct. 4, 2013


John McAdams, associate professor of political science, commented on Mary Burke's recent announcement as a Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin. McAdams called Burke a "dream candidate" for Wisconsin Democrats, in part because of the dearth of quality gubernatorial candidates stepping forward and the Democrats' limited bench.

Reuters story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, GlobalPost.com and WisconsinReporter.org, Oct. 8-9, 2013

Charles Franklin, professor of law, commented on Mary Burke's recent announcement to run as a Democratic candidate for governor of Wisconsin. "Now with the announcement, that clears the picture for other potential candidates; as well as kicks off the race over a year ahead of time, making this one of the longest running gubernatorial campaigns in a while," Franklin said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WISC-TV (CBS 3000), WQOW-TV (ABC 9), WAOW-TV (ABC 9) and WTAQ-AM (1360), Oct. 7-8, 2013
Similar stories appeared on WSAU.com and WRN.com, Oct. 8, 2013


Abdur Chowdhury, professor of economics,
commented on the potential economic consequences if Congress does not raise the federal debt ceiling and defaults on the nation's debt.

Story appeared on BizTimes.com, Oct. 8, 2013



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