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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 23, 2017

TOP STORIES

New Sendik's Fresh2GO grocery store officially open for business

A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd of more than 150 members of the Marquette community packed a parking lot at the site of the new Sendik’s Fresh2GO Marquette location for the store’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. Sendik’s Fresh2GO Marquette is located at 824 North 16th Street. Store hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Aug. 22, 2017

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Aug. 22, 2017

Marquette police get community service dog

Marquette University police recently swore in their first community service dog, Nattie. She will be tasked with easing tension that officers may see on patrol.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WLUK-TV (FOX 11, Green Bay) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 18-19, 2017

Xavier Cole, vice president for student affairs, wrote an op-ed about standing up against bigotry in response to racial violence throughout the country. “I am here today to tell you that we reject violence, denounce racism and bigotry, and acknowledge our obligation as educators to lead the way in seeking justice.”

Op-ed appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 17, 2017

Scholl says lease at Bucks arena ‘very fair for both parties’

In a question-and-answer interview, Marquette Athletic Director Bill Scholl said the university’s seven-year lease to play men’s basketball at the new arena will move the program into “the finest arena in basketball.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Aug. 22, 2017

David Clark, professor and executive associate dean of the College of Business Administration, discussed current issues in home sales. "When you've got an environment that is this tight, unfortunately you probably have a lot of disappointed buyers, who either get properties bought out from under them or just can't find that right match," he said.

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, Aug. 21, 2017

Abdur Chowdhury, professor of economics, discussed the subsidy being proposed to bring Foxconn to southeastern Wisconsin. “The $3 billion subsidy is one of the highest given to any company by any state,” he said. “Foxconn was successful in playing one state against another and squeezing as much subsidy as possible.”

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, Aug. 18, 2017

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed fallout from the president’s comments surrounding racial violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. “He seems to keep digging further into the hole that he created,” Nolette said.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Aug. 16, 2018

Marquette employee hit by vehicle on campus

A Marquette University employee was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured while crossing the street on campus. The employee is in stable condition.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 21, 2017

Christopher Stockdale, associate professor of physics, discussed the recent total solar eclipse. “This is the first total eclipse I’ve had the chance to go to in the U.S. since I’ve been alive,” he said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 17, 2017

Similar story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Aug. 21, 2017

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, discussed foundations dealing with issues of bankruptcies and ways for foundations to resolve the issues. “What you do is you take the things that are working well and you keep them and take what’s not working well and get rid of them,” he said.

Story appeared in the Appleton Post-Crescent, Aug. 21, 2017


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