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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.

April 1, 2015

TOP STORIES

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter and Law School Lubar Fellow Don Walker
continues his reporting on the new downtown arena and related development. His latest articles report that Gov. Scott Walker has expressed confidence in finding viable finance options, stating his proposal of $220 million in state bonds is just one of those options.

Post-arena meeting update appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 1, 2015
Financial update appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 31, 2015


President Lovell to discuss future of Marquette University at Newsmaker Luncheon

Marquette President Michael R. Lovell will discuss the future of Marquette and the collaborations he is building with the community at the Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on April 22.

Story appeared on the website of Biz Times, March 26, 2015


Marquette lacrosse team helps injured veterans learn the game
Marquette lacrosse coach Joe Amplo and team members help injured veterans learn how to play lacrosse. Most of the veterans have never played the game, allowing Marquette players to demonstrate the fundamentals. Amplo said, "The one thing we never have to do with you is coach your effort."

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 26, 2015


Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management reported positive growth in Midwest factory activity

An index that measures manufacturing showed some growth due to a rebound in new orders and production, reported Marquette's Center for Supply Chain Management and Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee.

Story appeared on the website of Reuters, March 31, 2015
Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 31, 2015

Julia Azari, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in a recent Yahoo News investigative article about a secret major gift to a pro-Walker political action group. Azari said Walker hasn't paid a political price for John Doe investigations. "He's been successful in this narrative: 'I've been persecuted, the unions are after me,'" she said.

Story ran on Yahoo!, March 23, 2015
Similar story aired on WUWM-RADIO (89.7 FM), March 26, 2015


Charles Franklin, professor of law and director of the Marquette Law School Poll,
commented on indications that Walker will run for president, saying that the governor is paving the way for his wife's role by weaving her story into his biography on the campaign trail.

Story appeared on the website of The Hill, March 29, 2015
Similar story also appeared on the website of La Crosse Tribune, March 31, 2015

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, shed light on the future of public school funding, standardized testing, Common Core standards, integration programs, and voucher and charter schools.

Story aired on WUWM-RADIO (89.7 FM), March 26, 2015

Interior renovations to be done on Johnston Hall
Architecture and experience design firm Kahler Slater will lead the interior renovation of Marquette's Johnston Hall, which houses the Diederich College of Communication. The renovation will allow students and faculty access to advanced technology and creates opportunities for students and faculty to work and learn together. Work is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

Story appeared on the website of WisBusiness, March 26, 2015
Similar story appeared on the website of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 28, 2015


Brooke Mayer, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering,
received a grant to study drinking water treatment. Research will focus on the effectiveness of the process of removing viruses and types of estrogen that are not currently subjected to Environmental Protection Agency drinking water regulations.

Story appeared on the website of Urban Milwaukee, March 24, 2015
Similar story appeared on the website of River News Online, March 27, 2015

Marquette midshipmen and cadets receive accolades

The Marquette Army, Naval, and Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps units held their annual Joint ROTC Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of a semester and the specific achievements of individual cadets and midshipmen.

Story appeared on the website of America's Navy and Newsroom America, March 31, 2015


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