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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.

November 5, 2014

TOP STORIES

Accuracy of Marquette University Law Poll cited
A Marquette University Law School poll released Oct. 29 showed Republican Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic challenger Mary Burke 50 to 43 percent among likely voters. The Nov. 4 election results concluded that Gov. Walker took 52 percent of votes, while Burke had 47 percent. A number of news outlets highlighted the accuracy of the poll.

Related stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on BizJournals.com and IBTimes.com.

Similar story aired on CNN (national), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WLUK-TV (FOX 11), KAET-TV (PBS 8), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WUWM-FM (89.7), KQDS-TV (FOX 6), WGBA-TV (NBC 26) and WFRV-TV (CBS 5), Nov. 4-5, 2014

Coverage on the Marquette University Law School poll released Oct. 29 appeared in numerous media outlets:

Similar stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on HuffingtonPost.com, Fox6Now.com, NationalReview.com, WashintonTimes.com, Star-Telegram.com, NationalReview.com, Examiner.com, BizTimes.com, WPR.org, Host.Madison.com and the LaCrosseTribune.com, Oct. 29-31, 2014

Related stories aired on KAAL-TV (ABC 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WSAW-TV (CBS 7), WBAY-TV (ABC 2), WDIO-TV (ABC 5), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WUWM-FM (89.7), WMTV-TV (NBC 15), WITI-TV (FOX 6), KSTP-TV (ABC 6), WQOW-TV (ABC 18), KARE-TV (NBC 11), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WFRV-TV (CBS 5), WDIO-TV (ABC 10), WTAQ-AM (1360), Oct. 29-31, 2014


Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science,
discussed this year's governor's race being driven by "competing narratives about how well the recovery is going in Wisconsin."

Story appeared on WashingtonPost.com, Nov. 4, 2014

Related story aired on WKOW-TV (ABC 27), Nov. 5, 2014


Julia Azari, assistant professor of political science,
wrote about the nationalization of midterm elections and the potential reasons and implications for the trend.

Blog post on Western Political Science Association promoted on Bloomberg.com, Nov. 4, 2014

Related stories aired on KPCC-FM (89.3), KQED-FM (88.5), KOPB-FM (91.5) and KUOW-FM (94.9), Oct. 29, 2014

Paul Secunda, professor of law,
discussed employers' tolerance of employees wearing Halloween costumes in the workplace. "Historically, especially in the private-sector workplace, there's almost no protection for employees. They can be fired for good reason, bad reason, no reason at all, including for what they wear to work," Secunda said.

Story appeared on BusinessWeek.com, Oct. 31, 2014


Marquette University issues safety alerts
The university issued campus-wide text messages and emailed safety alerts following three incidents in which Marquette students were robbed. MPD is currently investigating the robberies.

Story appeared on Fox6Now.com, Nov. 5, 2014
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Nov. 5, 2014

Marquette University Theatre collaborates with UPROOTED theatre in upcoming production
Marquette University Theatre and UPROOTED theatre will unite to produce In the Red and Brown Water. Marti Gobel, director of UPROOTED theatre, praised the Marquette Theatre program for their willingness to collaborate. "The efforts of Marquette to connect theatre students to UPROOTED Theatre have created long-lasting ties for their students of color to the professional theatre community," said Gobel. In the Red and Brown Water will run Nov. 6 through Nov. 16 at the Helfaer Theatre.

Story appeared on JSOnline.com, Nov. 3, 2014
Similar story appeared on ExpressMilwaukee.com, Oct. 29, 2014

Howard Fuller, director and distinguished professor of the Institute for Transformation of Learning, commented on the difficulty of firing bad teachers.

Story appeared on PostGazette.com, Nov. 3, 2014


Jon Jensen, associate dean for enrollment management of engineering,
commented on Milwaukee Public Schools classrooms using Legos to teach the basics of robotics. "This is an awesome classroom. The opportunity they have to use the things here is really first class," Jensen said.

Story appeared on WISN.com, Oct. 30, 2014
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Oct. 31, 2014


Marquette University researchers collaborate with local institutions on therapeutic efficacy study

Researchers from Marquette University, along with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Clement Zablocki V.A. Medical Center received a one-year, $50,000 grant to study the therapeutic efficacy and mechanism of action of near-infrared light on the healing of chronic pressure ulcers.

Story appeared on WauwatosaNow.com, Oct. 31, 2014


Law School Lubar Fellow Don Walker reports on the prospect of a new downtown arena

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and Law School Lubar Fellow Don Walker reported the Milwaukee Bucks are eyeing the Journal Communications complex as a potential location for a new downtown arena.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on Nov. 2, 2014
Similar story appeared on JRN.com, Nov. 2, 2014


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