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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 17, 2013


Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and College of Nursing open community health clinic
A collaboration between Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Marquette University's College of Nursing revealed a new community health clinic at the Northside YMCA on Oct. 14. The new clinic offers primary care to children, teenagers and their adult caregivers in an underserved area of Milwaukee. This is the second clinic to open under the partnership.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (FM 89.7), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 11-14, 2013
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Father Robert Wild returns as Marquette University president
Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., took over as interim president on Oct. 16, replacing Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. Wild spent 15 years as Marquette president before retiring in 2011.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 16, 2013

DiStanislao, Marquette vice president, leaving post

Mary DiStanislao, executive vice president at Marquette who oversaw administration, human resources, student affairs and university planning, announced that she was leaving her position at the university Oct. 10.

Story appeared on, Oct. 10, 2013
Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 10, 2013

Mental Health System debate at Marquette
Marquette hosted an event that focused on how to better care for those with mental illness in our communities. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele led a debate centered around a report that shows mental health care in Milwaukee County is focused less on continual care and more on emergency treatment than anywhere else in the nation.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 12, 2013
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Oct. 12, 2013

Experts share ideas at cyber summit

Marquette University hosted the first cyber summit ever held in Wisconsin on Oct. 11. The event kicked off Cyber Awareness Month, with people from state and federal government, business leaders, university professionals, industry experts, and individuals. They discussed the state's role in cyber security and how to make systems as secure as possible.

Story appeared on, Oct. 10, 2013
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Priest revived tradition of Marquette Law School chaplain

Richard Sherburne, a Jesuit Catholic priest and chaplain of the Marquette University Law School from 2002 to 2008, died on Sept. 28 after a long illness. He was 87. Sherburne was hired by Janine Geske, then interim dean after she decided to revive a long tradition of having a chaplain serve at the Law School.

Obituary appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 14, 2013

Robert Shuter, professor of communication studies,
wrote that many of America's largest companies are awarding CEOs median pay packages of $15.1 million, arguing that these large pay packages may trigger the SEC to soon institute a new rule requiring companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and rank and file employees.

Story appeared on, Oct. 10, 2013

Ed Fallone, professor of law, said he's becoming more pessimistic over the chances of immigration reform legislation getting passed by the end of the year. "These legislative overhauls, especially big bills, need a sense of momentum behind them," he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 15, 2013

Felicia Miller, assistant professor of marketing, explained how having a late Thanksgiving this year is going to affect Black Friday sales, crowds and store revenues.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 11, 2013

Chris Otule gets MU's first lifetime achievement award
Center Chris Otule, who is back for his sixth season with the Golden Eagles, was given the basketball program's first lifetime achievement award during Marquette Madness. "Thank you for being supportive throughout all my injuries," Otule told the capacity crowd at the Al McGuire Center. Otule was granted a sixth year by the NCAA for injury hardship this past off-season.

Story appeared on, Oct. 11, 2013

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