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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 12, 2014


Marquette University faculty weigh in on Wisconsin governor's race results
Following the Nov. 4 re-election of Gov. Scott Walker, many outlets turned to Marquette faculty for their insight and reaction.

Julia Azari, assistant professor of political science, commented on Mary Burke's campaign on WUWM-RADIO (89.7 FM), Nov. 5, 2014.

Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, offered his perspective on the governor's race on C-SPAN-TV (national) and C-SPAN2-TV (national), Nov. 6-7, 2014

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, discussed Walker's re-election speech on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Nov. 5, 2014. In a separate interview, McAdams discussed the need for Walker to focus on current challenges following his re-election. The story appeared on the website of Fox 6 Now, Nov. 9, 2014

Christopher Murray, visiting instructor and coordinator of student affairs for the Les Aspin Center for Government, discussed the challenges Walker will face if he decides to run for president. Story appeared on the website of Milwaukee Public Radio, Nov. 6, 2014

Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science, discussed why Wisconsin is in the spotlight for politics on WKOW-TV (ABC 27, Madison, Wisconsin), Nov. 5, 2014. Story appeared on the website of WXOW, Nov. 5, 2014

Republican National Committee chairman comments on accuracy of Marquette University Law School poll

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, commented on the accuracy of the Marquette University Law School Poll.

Story aired on C-SPAN-TV (national), Nov. 7-8, 2014

Related story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Nov. 10, 2014

Related stories appeared on the websites of at least five news outlets, including: The Chippewa Herald, The Badger Herald, Post Crescent and Agri View, Nov. 5-10, 2014

Marquette University's College of Health Sciences hosts public health forum on Ebola
Marquette's College of Health Sciences hosted a free public health forum focused on Ebola on Monday, Nov. 10. Experts discussed the likelihood of contracting Ebola, stating it's less than 1 percent, but as long as the epidemic rages overseas, people in the United States remain at risk.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 11, 2014
Story appeared on the website of WISN 12, Nov. 10, 2014

Story aired on at least four news outlets, including: WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-RADIO (620 AM) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Nov. 6-10, 2014

Marquette University hosts 2014 Good Money Challenge

Marquette University hosted the 2014 Good Money Challenge, a funding competition for ideas that have a social or environmental impact. Totus Power, a Chicago-based company, won the challenge and received $14,000.

Story appeared on the website of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 7, 2014

Student who was injured in Spain improving
Jennifer Waters, a junior in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University, was injured in Madrid after being grazed by a car. In a letter to the campus community, Dr. L. Christopher Miller, vice president of student affairs, said that Waters' condition is improving.

Story appeared on the website of WISN 12, Nov. 11, 2014
Story aired on at least two news outlets, including: WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Nov. 11, 2014

Marquette University Law School students pass bar upon graduation
Graduates of Marquette's
and the University of Wisconsin's law schools are eligible for admission to the Wisconsin State Bar without sitting for the exam under a law called "diploma privilege."

Story appeared on The Huffington Post, Nov. 10, 2014

Abdur Chowdhury, professor of economics, discussed raises and bonuses being scarce even with more people being employed. "Average hourly earnings ticked up by .1 percent, leaving the year-over-year rate unchanged at 2 percent," said Chowdhury.

Story appeared on the website of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 7, 2014

Sarah Feldner, associate dean and associate professor of communication studies, and Kati Berg, associate professor of strategic communication,
co-wrote an article titled "How Corporations Manage Industry and Consumer Expectations via the CSR Report." The article examines corporate social responsibility reports and the rhetorical strategies used to conclude that such reports serve to manage stakeholder expectations and legitimize corporate behaviors.

Story appeared on the website of Penn State News, Nov. 6, 2014

Jimmy Butler visits campus to collect Marquette University diploma

Current Chicago Bull and Marquette University alumnus Jimmy Butler collected his diploma from Marquette while in Milwaukee for a game against the Bucks.

Story aired on CSN-TV (Chicago), Nov. 6, 2014

Similar story appeared on the website of Beloit Daily News, Nov. 6, 2014

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