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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.

February 13, 2014

TOP STORIES

Marquette University presidential search attracts broad list of contenders
Marquette's presidential search is on schedule, with the Presidential Search Committee currently vetting and narrowing the pool of potential candidates from more than 1,200 individuals who were recommended, nominated or targeted as candidates. With several Jesuits and numerous lay people, the pool is strong and includes a majority of sitting presidents as well as provosts, deans, and other distinguished leaders, according to John F. Ferraro, Bus Ad '77, chair of the Presidential Search Committee and vice chair of the Board of Trustees.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 8, 2014


NASA selects Marquette satellite to launch into space
NASA has selected a satellite being built by students in Marquette University's College of Engineering to launch into space in 2015, 2016 or 2017. The satellite is part of the CubeSat program, which allows small satellites to be launched as secondary payloads on either a NASA or private rocket.

Story appeared on WBAY.com, Feb. 6, 2014


Matthew Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute,
is serving on a three-member international Court of Arbitration for Sport to help settle disputes at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Story appeared on BizJournals.com and OneNewsPage.com, Feb. 10, 2014


Marquette University Law School Poll shows majority favor marriage equality

The Marquette University Law School poll released last October showed a growing public acceptance of same-sex marriage. Fifty-three percent of Wisconsin voters favor gay marriage, 24 percent favor civil unions and 23 percent are opposed to any legal recognition.

Story aired on WBAY-TV (ABC 2), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WKOW-TV (ABC 27), Feb. 5-9, 2014
Similar story appeared in The Chippewa Herald and The Lacrosse Tribune, Feb. 9, 2014


Kristen Kipp, wellness coordinator,
spoke about how Olympic athletes are planning their nutrition and fueling strategies for the games in Sochi.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Feb. 8, 2014


Gordon Hylton, professor of law,
explained the importance of a successful Winter Olympics to the future of Russia's economy and reputation.

Story aired on WUWM-FM (FM 89.7), Feb. 7, 2014


Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy,
shared his opinion of the Milwaukee teachers union's renewed commitment to improving low-performing schools with the help of a new slogan, "Our Schools! Our Solutions!"

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 7, 2014


Marquette University Theatre presents Almost, Maine

Marquette University Theatre presents Almost, Maine, a contemporary romantic comedy directed by Deb Krajec, artistic associate professor of digital media and performing arts, which runs Feb. 13-23 at the Helfaer Theatre.

Story appeared on ExpressMilwaukee.com, Feb. 9, 2014


McGee Young, associate professor of political science, founded a Milwaukee technology startup, H2Oscore, after being inspired by students in his environmental politics class. This week, H20score is launching a beta version of a new app that will allow homeowners and businesses to monitor their water and electricity use from their mobile devices.

Story appeared on Xconomy.com, Feb. 12, 2014


Ralph Anzivino, law professor, commented on the Waukesha Golden Guernsey Dairy plant bankruptcy case. He believes workers will not see much of the money they are owed by Open Gate Capital, the investment company that declared Golden Guernsey's bankruptcy.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Feb. 8, 2014



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