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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.

November 15, 2017


Marquette School of Dentistry features artwork from elementary school students

In an effort to brighten the pediatric department at the Marquette School of Dentistry, a contest was held among students at Bruce Guadalupe Community School to draw artwork that could hang on the walls. A total of 17 pieces of art was chosen among about 35 entries, and those students were honored at the school.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Nov. 14, 2017

Similar story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Nov. 9, 2017

Matthew Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute, discussed Colin Kaepernick’s burden of proof with respect to his collusion grievance against the NFL. “My background in antitrust tells me you can prove collusion as an express or inferred agreement and showing that the clubs were acting contrary to their individual interest,” he said.

Story appeared on Sports Business Daily, Nov. 13, 2017

Michael Schläppi, associate professor of biological sciences, was featured for his efforts to grow domesticated rice on a 1-acre plot in Mequon. It is the first time in Wisconsin that domesticated rice was grown on a larger plot of land.

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

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, in separate interviews discussed politicians claiming they have a mandate as a defensive strategy when they “feel like they are not legitimate, or under threat or flailing in some form or fashion.” She also was a panelist at an Ohio university’s discussion on the political parties.

Story appeared on Politico, Nov. 9, 2017

Story aired on WKSU-Radio (89.7 FM, Ohio), Nov. 10, 2017

Andrew Hanson, associate professor of economics, found that the average household in the wealthy city of Redwood City, California, receives 50 times the tax savings from the mortgage interest deduction as a household in Mossville, Illinois, a blue-collar community.

Story appeared on Weekly Standard, Nov. 8, 2017

Shion Guha, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, discussed a case where credit reporting agencies lowered a credit rating against a man because his son, who has the same name, had a judgment against him. “This is a problem that’s plagued computer science from the very beginning,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Nov. 10, 2017

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, in several interviews discussed the 2018 gubernatorial race, the state’s deal with Foxconn and President Donald Trump’s approval ratings.

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WLUK-TV (FOX 11, Green Bay), WISC-TV (CBS 3, Madison) and WMTV-TV (NBC 15, Madison), Nov 13-14, 2017

Similar story appeared on Urban Milwaukee, Nov. 13, 2017

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed issues President Trump faced in the first year of his presidency. “He’s insulted Republican leadership in the House and the Senate, and the problem with that is that it’s going to make it harder to get his priorities passed through Congress,” Nolette said.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Nov. 8, 2017

Former State Department official discusses North Korea at Marquette

Wendy Sherman, who held top posts in the U.S. State Department under two Democratic presidents, discussed dealing with North Korea’s nuclear threat while giving the Dr. John K.C. Oh Memorial Lecture on Asian Affairs.

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

Marquette hosted professor of law for Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law

Jack Chin, professor of law at the University of California-Davis, discussed the effects of a criminal conviction on people for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law. He discussed the collateral consequences of felons being subjected to tens of thousands of statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies.

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio, Nov. 9, 2017

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