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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.

January 18, 2017


Marquette professor says Donald Trump’s first 100 days will matter

Writing the lead story on, Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, said the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency remains one of his best chances to enact his agenda. “The complexity involved in these policy changes, which would affect millions of Americans, suggests that they may take longer to enact,” she wrote.

Story appeared on, Jan. 17, 2017

Marquette students serve as instructors for Mathnasium

Students from Marquette are serving as instructors for Mathnasium, a new business that opened in November with the goal of helping students build confidence and fill in learning gaps while receiving extra assistance with their math classes and homework.

Story appeared in Brookfield Elm Grove Now, Jan. 17, 2017

Paul Secunda, professor of law, commented on President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of Andy Puzder as labor secretary. “It would be hard to pick someone who is more anti-labor than this guy for the Labor Department,” Secunda said.

Story appeared in New York Magazine, Jan. 16, 2017

Guest lecturer unafraid as Trump administration comes to power

Michel Martin, the weekend host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, is looking toward President-elect Donald Trump with a wary eye. “I’ve just never been a fan of being mad in advance, or being afraid in advance,” she said. "I think you give people the benefit of the doubt until they give you a reason to think otherwise." Martin was at Marquette to speak about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio, Jan. 18, 2017

Doug Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, commented on manufacturing trends to watch in 2017. Fisher said that the combination of the Internet of Things, advanced manufacturing and analytics makes it an exciting time to be in manufacturing and distribution. “I see nothing but upside in the world of manufacturing,” Fisher said.

Story appeared in BizTimes, Jan. 16, 2017

Suspects immediately arrested following robbery on campus

Milwaukee police said suspects were “immediately apprehended” by the Marquette University Police Department after a robbery and a separate attempted robbery on campus. One of the victims is a Marquette student. He was not physically injured.

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Jan. 15-16, 2017

Paul Nolette, assistant professor of political science, commented on the large number of politicians who are refusing to attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. “It is quite unusual that that many politicians are refusing to attend the inauguration,” Nolette said.

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), Jan. 18, 2017

Andrea Schneider, professor of law, and Natalie Fleury, adjunct professor of law, commented on the new rule that will allow lawyers who mediate family law cases to draft, complete and file settlement documents. “Divorcing couples may find the services of a lawyer-mediator to be a more palatable expense than hiring two attorneys,” Fleury and Schneider wrote.

Story appeared in Wisbar, Jan. 17, 2017

Dick Enberg, writer of play about Al McGuire, praises the legendary Marquette coach

Emmy-winning and Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg was at Marquette's Law School to talk about his play, McGuire, which will run in Milwaukee from January 20 to March 19. “Once he touched you, you thought about him – I think about him every day,” Enberg said. “He gave me so much during the course of our 10 years together as broadcast partners.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 14, 2017

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