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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.

August 17, 2016


Coverage continues on latest Marquette Law School Poll

In the latest Marquette Law School Poll, released Wednesday, Aug. 10, Hillary Clinton opened a 10-point lead over Donald Trump among registered voters and a 15-point lead among likely voters. The survey, taken Aug. 4-7, showed Clinton with a 46 percent to 36 percent lead among registered voters, and a 52 percent to 37 percent lead among likely voters.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Los Angeles Times, and Politico, Aug. 10-15, 2016

Similar Associated Press stories appeared on CBS Minnesota and at least 15 other sites

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, discussed the results live on air with WSAW-TV (ABC 7, Wausau), Aug. 10, 2016

Franklin also discussed the race between Republican Mike Gallagher and Democrat Tom Nelson for Rep. Reid Ribble’s seat live on air with WBAY-TV (ABC 2, Green Bay), Aug. 10, 2016

Marquette leaders co-author letter amid civil unrest in Milwaukee; community comes together in prayer for peace service

President Michael R. Lovell, Provost Daniel J. Myers and Dr. William Welburn co-authored a letter after several incidents of civil unrest occurred in Milwaukee over the weekend. The Marquette University Police Department asked students to temporarily stay indoors as a precaution Sunday night. On Monday, the Marquette community came together to pray for peace in a service.

Stories aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WMTV-TV (NBC 15, Madison), KXAS-TV (NBC 5, Dallas, TX), WGBA-TV (NBC 26, Green Bay), WJAR-TV (NBC 10, Providence, RI), Aug. 14-15, 2016

Photos appear in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 15, 2016

Howard Fuller, distinguished professor and director for the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, commented on the incidents of civil unrest that occurred in Sherman Park over the weekend. “These things go way, way back, and so when a specific thing happens, it isn't just that specific incident, it's all of the things that surround it,” Fuller said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 15, 2016

Marquette faculty members comment on economic impact of winning an Olympic gold medal

Felicia Miller, associate professor of marketing; Matthew Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute; and Richard Reider, adjunct professor of law shared their perspectives on athletes’ marketability and endorsement potential.

Story appeared on The Daily Beast, Aug. 12, 2016

Marquette University participates in Cristo Rey Jesuit High School draft day

Marquette University took part in Cristo Rey High School Draft Day 2016 where 237 students are paired with 50 local employers. Marquette drafted 15 students, the largest amount drafted on Tuesday. “We’re helping students get their education and great opportunities for their future,” President Lovell said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 17, 2016

Michael O’Hear, professor of law, was quoted in an article written on the recent overturning of Brendan Dassey’s conviction. O’Hear was one of four legal experts asked about the case. All experts said that the overturning of Dassey’s conviction will not influence Avery’s case.

Story appeared on MSN, Aug. 17, 2016

Marquette enlists TVU technology for live transmission

Marquette University’s Office of Marketing and Communication is using TVU Networks’ cellular video technology to share live footage from its campus to a range of media outlets across the country. “We now have the ability to share it instantly across the country in markets that are home to our 110,000 alumni,” said Dave Murphy, vice president for marketing and communication.

Story appeared on Video Based Tutorials, Sports Video Group, Aug. 9-11, 2016

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