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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 19, 2017

TOP STORIES

Marquette to host 2022 NCAA tournament in new arena

Marquette will host the first and second games of the 2022 NCAA tournament in the new arena. Marquette recently the hosted the 2017 NCAA tournament in the BMO Harris Bradley Center. “To be able to host again in five years, it seems like that's far away, it almost seems like a fairy tale but it'll be here before we know it,” said Brian Dorrington, senior director of university communication.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 18, 2017

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, spoke on President Trump’s change in language from campaigning to being president. “It’s been interesting. People are coming up with tweets and statements that Trump made in the campaign and even before about how it would be a disaster to get involved with Syria,” Azari said.

NPR story appeared on KTAR-Radio (92.3 FM Phoenix), KGMI-Radio (790 AM, Seattle), WLS-Radio (890 AM, Chicago), KXNT-Radio (840 AM, Las Vegas), KKFT-Radio (99.1 FM, Reno) and KOA-Radio (850 AM, Denver) April 13, 2017

Paul Nolette, assistant professor of political science, commented on the visa reforms President Trump spoke about implementing during his campaign. “He essentially said we should get rid of the entire system,” Nolette said.

NPR story aired on KCRW-Radio (89.9 FM, Los Angeles, CA), KNPR-Radio (88.9 FM, Las Vegas, NV), KNOW-Radio (91.1 FM, Minneapolis, MN), WHYY-Radio (90.9 FM, Philadelphia, PA), WNYC-Radio (93.9 FM, New York, NY), WBUR-Radio (90.9 FM, Boston, MA), KUT-Radio (90.5 FM, Austin, TX), WYPR-Radio (88.1 FM, Baltimore, MD), WBFO-Radio (88.7 FM, Buffalo, NY), KUOW-Radio (94.9 FM, Seattle, WA), April 18, 2017

Marquette calls for investigation after vandalism

Marquette University has called for investigation of vandalism of a Muslim prayer space on campus. Marquette has installed an additional camera to make sure the prayer space is respected.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and on Sentinel Source, April 12-14, 2017

Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 16, 2017

Marquette hosted former MLB Commissioner

Marquette University hosted former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday, April 12. Selig is a distinguished lecturer in Sports Law and Policy at Marquette. He went “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” to discuss his induction into the MLB Hall of Fame this summer.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 12, 2017

Marquette students produce special on the Wave

Students from Marquette’s Diederich College of Communication partnered with CBS 58 to create a report on Milwaukee’s professional indoor soccer team the Wave.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 16, 2017

Marquette funds Milwaukee’s Watermarks project

Marquette University’s Innovation Fund is currently supporting a project called “Watermarks” that aims to make an atlas of water in the city of Milwaukee.

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, April 13, 2017

Peter Rofes, professor of law, spoke on the historical context of the constitutional convention. “Let’s go back to the national constitution — there are two ways to change it. One way begins in Congress; the second way begins with two-thirds of the states through their legislatures asking Congress to call a convention to change the national constitution,” said Rofes.

Story aired on WUWM-Radio (89.7 FM), April 18, 2017


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