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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.

January 16, 2014


Susan Teerink, director of student financial aid, was one of three national experts on student financial aid who answered questions in a live, online video chat hosted by U.S. News & World Report about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to help college-bound families.

Video appeared on, Jan. 15, 2014

Forensics expert's bite-mark study caps decades-long career
L. Thomas Johnson, Marquette University Dental School faculty member, is retiring after a five-decade-plus career as a forensic odontologist. Johnson led a team that identified the victims of the 1985 crash of Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, and he helped identify the remains of victims who were murdered by serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. He just completed a three-year, $715,000 study for the National Institute of Justice, to bolster the science behind controversial bite-mark analysis.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 12, 2014

Margaret Faut Callahan, interim provost and dean of the College of Nursing,
in a two-part series on Milwaukee Public Radio, discussed the opening of two new nurse-managed community health clinics and improving community heath in Milwaukee. Marquette College of Nursing and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin have collaborated with the Northside YMCA and the COA Youth & Family Centers Goldin Center to open the clinics.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (89.7), Jan. 13, 2014
Related story aired on WUWM-FM "Lake Effect" (89.7), Jan. 15, 2015. Story originally aired Oct. 14, 2013.

Marquette students evacuated after gas leak on campus

WE Energies and the Milwaukee Fire Department responded to a gas leak in Johnston Hall on the Marquette campus on Jan. 15. Students were evacuated from the building until the gas was turned off.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WTMJ-AM (620), Jan. 15, 2014

Matt Mitten, director of the National Sports Law Institute and professor of law,
commented on the proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims. U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody denied preliminary approval of the plan because she's worried the money could run out sooner than expected. "I think it's a pretty efficient way of doing things, rather than bring it up for the first time at the fairness hearing," Mitten said of Brody's opinion. "Some of these guys need the money right now."

Story appeared on and, Jan. 14, 2014

William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences,
discussed why people hate the sound of their own voice. "We hate it because it is so foreign," he said.

Story appeared on, Jan. 12, 2014

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy,
wrote about the controversial role the Walton Family Foundation has played in Milwaukee: "Their generous but ideological-oriented support leaves many people saying thank you and many others wishing the Waltons would go away."

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 11, 2014

Dave Tamburrino, director of development
and former Olympic speedskater, recalled the spirit and competition of the Winter Olympic Games. Tamburrino participated in the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Jan. 10, 2014

Butch Lee, alumnus and former men's basketball player, reflected on his time playing with Marquette. Lee discussed the great Al McGuire and how the Golden Eagles can improve today. He recently took his first trip back to Marquette in more than five years. "My stay here at Marquette from '74 to '78 – probably four of the greatest years of my life. I had a great time here," he said.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Jan. 13, 2014

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