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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.

December 3, 2014


NBA star and Marquette University alum Dwyane Wade makes gift to Hartman Literacy Center
Marquette University alumnus and Miami HEAT star Dwyane Wade gave a gift to the university's Ralph C. Hartman Literacy and Learning Center to help improve the region's literacy gap among inner-city children. The gift was made through Wade's World Foundation, which provides support to community-based organizations that promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations. The gift will launch the Dwayne Wade "Live to Dream" Summer Reading Program that will cater to Milwaukee second- and third-grade students in addition to advancing the center's current school-year reading program.

Story appeared on the website of Biz Times, Dec. 1, 2014
Story aired on at least three news outlets, including: WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WBBM-RADIO (780 AM, Chicago), Dec. 1-2, 2014

Marquette press release appeared on the website of Urban Milwaukee, Dec. 1, 2014

Similar story appeared on the websites of at least five news outlets, including: Today's TMJ4, Fox 6 Now, Minneapolis Star Tribune, WISN, and CBS Miami, Dec. 1-2, 2014
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 2, 2014

Sexual assaults reported to Marquette University Public Safety

Two students reported three sexual assault cases to Marquette University's Department of Public Safety in the past week. All three incidents were reported to the Milwaukee Police Department. Marquette has worked diligently to implement and embed many educational programs on the important topic of sexual misconduct. Over the past four years, more than 8,000 students on Marquette's campus have received sexual misconduct and prevention training.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 3, 2014
Story aired on at least nine news outlets, including: WTMJ-RADIO (670 AM), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WMSN-TV (FOX 47, Madison, Wisconsin), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WMTV-TV (NBC 15, Madison, Wisconsin), WISC-TV (CBS 3, Madison, Wisconsin), WHBL-RADIO (1330 AM, Sheboygan, Wisconsin) and WLUK-TV (FOX 11, Green Bay, Wisconsin), Dec. 2-3

Similar story appeared on the websites of at least seven news outlets, including: Wausau Daily Herald, Channel 3000, WKOW, Pendleton Times-Post, WISN, Fox 6 Now, 620 WTMJ and Minneapolis Star Tribune, Dec. 2-3, 2014

Marquette University donates hats, mittens and scarves to MPS students
Students, faculty and staff at Marquette University are hosting a hat, mitten and scarf drive to collect warm clothing items for Milwaukee Public School students. Members of the Marquette community formed a knitting group to make handmade items for donation. "It makes sense to live like St. Ignatius taught us, to realize how grateful we are for everything. It also teaches us to look for ways to help our community," said Dr. Margaret Callahan, interim provost and dean of the College of Nursing.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Dec. 1, 2014

Paul Katzman, assistant dean for career planning of the Law School,
commented on the rise in law graduates working for government agencies. "I think initially it's public service. I think it's the appeal of serving the greater good, giving back, making a contribution in a significant way," said Katzman.

Story appeared on the website of U.S. News, Dec. 1, 2014

Marquette University taking active role in arena discussions

Members of the Marquette community continue to be involved in discussions regarding the development of a new downtown arena that will host the Milwaukee Bucks and Marquette Men's Basketball. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and Law School Lubar Fellow Don Walker reported the Milwaukee Bucks are eyeing the Journal Communications complex, the UW-Milwaukee's Panther arena, and possibly, the Milwaukee Theatre as potential locations for a new downtown arena.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 1, 2014
Similar story appeared on the website of Racine Journal Times, Dec. 2, 2014

James South, associate dean for faculty and associate professor of philosophy, produced a volume of essays examining the work of writer Terry Pratchett. The essays explore Pratchett's popular Discworld series and use the books to explore philosophical issues including metaphysics, epistemology and ethics.

Story appeared on the website of The Guardian, Nov. 28, 2014

Stephen Franzoi, professor of psychology, discussed how the emotional high of sports fans after a big win depends on how much the fan identifies with their team.

Story aired on the news outlet of WTMJ-RADIO (620 AM), Dec. 1, 2014

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law,
commented on the lawsuit between Harley-Davidson and its distributor in Hawaii and the nationwide implications the case could have on other manufacturers, such as automotive companies.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 3, 2014

Marquette University Law School waives application fee
Marquette University Law School is waiving the $50 application fee through Dec. 5 as a small incentive for prospective students. The Law School is accepting applications through April 1, but encourages early applications for scholarship consideration.

Story appeared on the website of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 1, 2014

Howard Fuller, director and distinguished professor of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning,
published a book, No Struggle No Progress: A Warrior's Life From Black Power to Education Reform. The book chronicles his life as an education-reform activist who served as the Milwaukee Public School's superintendent.

Book was recommended in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "100 books for holiday gift-giving," Nov. 26, 2014

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