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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.

May 2, 2018

TOP STORIES

Marquette stands against racism in wake of disturbing racial bias incident
Marquette University shared that one of its students received electronic images that contained disturbing racial overtones. One student was identified as sending the photos and Marquette’s administration launched a conduct review process. Marquette President Michael R. Lovell shared a message, saying “The responsibility to do better lies with all of us. It especially lies with our leaders to stand up and say we can do better…The Marquette I know is so much better than this. And I challenge all of us to do better.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Milwaukee Courier Online, April 26-28, 2018

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTAQ-Radio (96.5 FM, Green Bay), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WAOW-TV (ABC 9, Wausau), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WXOW-TV (ABC 19, La Crosse) and WITI-TV (FOX 6), April 25, 2018

United Community Center honors President Lovell and Mike Gousha
Marquette President Michael R. Lovell and Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, were honored at the center’s 48th anniversary celebration. More than 500 Milwaukee-area business and community leaders attended the event.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, May 1, 2018

Brian Till, James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration, discussed the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. “One of the things that the merger will result in is greater pricing power,” he said. “Although it’s still a competitive market for new customers, I think the combined company is likely to mean increased costs for consumers.”

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), May 1, 2018

Marquette launches Innovation Kitchen
Marquette University and Sodexo at Marquette University Dining Services aim to help students select fresh ingredients, use spices and cook healthy meals for themselves with Innovation Kitchen, a blended teaching kitchen classroom.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 27, 2018

Marquette Lacrosse: From the ground up
Inside Lacrosse wrote a feature on Marquette’s lacrosse program. “There’s a sense walking through the lacrosse offices, or through the Al McGuire Center next door that houses the rest of the athletic department, that Marquette University cares about lacrosse more than most of its peer institutions,” the story says.

Story appeared on InsideLacrosse, May 1, 2018

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, in separate pieces wrote an analysis comparing President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan, and was quoted in The New York Times about how the breakdown of establishment forces has endangered the workings of the political system.

Analysis appeared on FiveThirtyEight, April 26, 2018

Story appeared in The New York Times, April 26, 2018

Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science, cowrote an analysis on why the reaction to the Affordable Care Act could be the new normal in American politics. “When it comes to the ACA, extremists have defined the politics of repeal and replace in fundamental ways,” he wrote.

Analysis appeared in Salon and on The Conversation, April 9-22, 2018

Daniel Blinka, professor of law, discussed using incentivized informants in court on a story analyzing the possibility that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s attorney, will flip. “If I have a mountain of corroboration already, I don’t need to give anyone a deal,” Blinka said.

Story appeared on FiveThirtyEight, April 30, 2018

Pinfen Yang, professor of biological sciences, presented her research at the First Look Forum in Milwaukee, describing the development of florescent flagella that could be commercialized for use to aid in life science research and clinical diagnosis.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, April 27, 2018

Thomas Kaczmarek, director of the Center for Cyber Security Awareness and Cyber Defense, discussed why swiping cards is more susceptible to fraud than using chip cards. "The black strip on the back of them is just a magnetic recording of the information on the front of the card,” he said.

Story aired on WMSN-TV (FOX 47, Madison), April 28, 2018

 

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