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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.

June 8, 2016

TOP STORIES

Marquette names Dr. Xavier A. Cole as next vice president for student affairs

Dr. Xavier A. Cole, vice president for student affairs at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, has been named Marquette University's next vice president for student affairs, Provost Daniel Myers announced Monday. Cole will begin in his new role on July 1.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Milwaukee Business Journal, June 6, 2016

Charles Franklin, professor of law and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, wrote an opinion piece on the polling industry. "To be clear, there are real challenges facing the polling industry. But there has been more rhetoric than evidence for the thesis that ‘polling is broken,'" Franklin said.

Op-ed appeared on the Washington Post, June 2, 2016

Marquette University Law School Poll earns national ranking

The Marquette University Law School Poll was featured in a recent pollster ranking done by FiveThirtyEight. The poll was given a rating of "A-" and ranked 23rd out of 400 pollsters.

Story appeared on FiveThirtyEight, June 2, 2016

Noted Marquette real estate professor earns two prominent national appointments

Mark Eppli, professor of finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate, has been elected president of the Real Estate Research Institute, a national nonprofit organization that funds top-tier research on real estate investment performance and market fundamentals for the commercial real estate industry. Eppli was also named a NAIOP Distinguished Fellow.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 1, 2016

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, discussed Donald Trump's public attacks against Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Azari noted that it's easy to forget that the kind of overt prejudice expressed by Trump was the norm in American politics before the civil rights movement took hold in the 1950s.

Story appeared on YoungHerald, June 6, 2016

Student-formed business, Seiva, partners with startup

Seiva, a sensor-embedded compression garments company that was created by Marquette students, recently partnered with NE Startup, a business that provides application, web hosting, file storage, and many other services to young startup companies.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 8, 2016

Tim Cigelske, director of social media in the Office of Marketing and Communication, was quoted in an article about Snapchat. Cigelske's Medium post "Snapchat for Old People," was featured.

Story appeared on Autostraddle, June 4, 2016

Marquette to host the 2017 Big East women's basketball tournament

Marquette will host the four-day women's basketball tournament next spring. The tournament will be held in the Al McGuire Center.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 1, 2016

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), June 1, 2016


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