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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 18, 2018

TOP STORIES

Marquette remembers Barbara Bush's 1992 Commencement speech
Marquette mourned the passing of First Lady Barbara Bush, who delivered Marquette’s Commencement speech in 1992. “Remember, at the end of your life, you will never regret the project you didn’t finish on time for work,” she told the graduates. “You will regret the time you did not spend with your spouse, children and relatives.”

United Press International story appeared on Gephardt Daily, April 17, 2018

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), April 17, 2018

Marquette makes huge furniture donation to Casa Maria
Marquette has donated a large amount of furniture to Casa Maria, a community organization that serves those in need, due to the emptying of residence halls. "The items we donate stay in the community and go to the people in greatest need," said Richard Arcuri, director of business operations and auxiliary services.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 12, 2018

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, in separate stories discussed U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan's rise and retirement, the Republican Party’s accommodation to President Donald Trump during the 2016 primaries and the president’s transformation from isolationist to hawk.

Stories appeared in the The New York Times, FiveThirtyEight and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 12-13, 2018

Story aired on KJZZ-Radio (91.5, Phoenix, Arizona), April 16, 2018

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, discussed Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement and the probability of a Democratic victory in the 1st Congressional District. "The district is a solidly Republican district,” he said. “Typically the Republican’s margin there is 10 to 12 points higher than it is statewide, and sometimes it’s even bigger."

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Times and The Cap Times, April 12, 2018

Similar stories aired on Milwaukee Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio, Wisconsin Radio Network, WMTV-TV (NBC 15, Madison) and WKOW-TV (ABC 27, Madison), April 11, 2018

James McGibany, associate professor of economics, discussed low unemployment and high labor participation in the Midwest. "What is going on in Wisconsin is not the exception, but the rule for most of our neighboring states."

Story appeared on PolitiFact, April 18, 2018

David Strifling, adjunct professor of law and director of the Water Law & Policy Initiative, discussed issues related to Foxconn's need for Lake Michigan water meeting the test of the Great Lakes Compact during a conference at the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education at the Marquette Law School. “I just don’t think it’s an open-and-shut question,” he said. “Certainly, we don’t have any court decisions or anything to guide us on this.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 16, 2018

Peter Rofes, professor of law, discussed a malpractice case that will be heard by the state Supreme Court. "This case serves as the next exceedingly important moment in the constitutional battle of (medical malpractice) caps in the state of Wisconsin,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 17, 2018

Marquette provides on-site childcare
The Marquette University Child Care Center is an on-site, employer-sponsored nonprofit facility dedicated to quality of care for children of the Marquette community. “In this day and age, I believe it is necessary for families to have two incomes, and MUCCC is a great option for families,” said Amy Kaboskey, director of the center.

Story appeared on U.S. Catholic, April 10, 2018

Marquette lawsuit heads to Wisconsin Supreme Court this week
A lawsuit filed by former professor John McAdams against Marquette University is heading to the Wisconsin Supreme Court this month.

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Wall Street Journal and National Catholic Reporter, April 11-18, 2018

Associated Press story appeared in The Washington Times and 50 other outlets, April 15, 2018

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), Wisconsin Public Radio, WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WBBM-Radio (Chicago) and WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), April 15, 2018

Kathleen Cavender, hall minister, wrote about the documentary "The Dating Project." "It is a hopeful and realistic documentary that highlights the possibility for change and each individual's journey without shying away from the challenges to love and connection that modern dating brings," Cavender wrote.

Story appeared in the National Catholic Reporter, April 13, 2018


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