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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 16, 2018

TOP STORIES

Last freshman class moves out of McCormick Hall
The final class moved out of the 51-year-old residence hall as the spring semester ended. It is being replaced by the state-of-the-art Wild Commons, a new 890-bed residence hall facility, in the fall.

Stories aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), May 11-13, 2018

Marquette breaks ground on new Physician Assistant Studies building
Marquette President Michael R. Lovell said during his remarks at a ground breaking ceremony that the goal is for the program to “become the largest in the country.”

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal and Urban Milwaukee, May 9, 2018

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), May 9, 2018

Milwaukee County bus crashes into Johnston Hall
The building suffered minimal damage and there were no life-threatening injuries, although there was  damage to the front door area of the building.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 15, 2018

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WKOW-TV (ABC 27, Madison), May 15, 2018

Marquette discloses season ticket prices for new arena
Marquette has a seven-year lease to play at the new arena. “At the end of the day, we went for a model that we found is advantageous to fans and equitable for us from a marketable standpoint,” said Brian Morgan, assistant athletic director of ticket sales and strategy.

Stories appeared on BizTimes Milwaukee and Milwaukee Business Journal, May 10-14, 2018

Kyana Young, a postdoctoral fellow and 2017 Strategic Innovation Fund Awardee, was featured for her research on safe water. She provided internships to students at Marshall High School at the labs of the Global Water Center to do hands-on research.

Story appeared in the Shepherd Express, May 15, 2018

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, commented on the potential changes Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker could make to Milwaukee Public Schools. “It’s easy to say, ‘Let’s shake things up’ or even, ‘Let’s divide up the district. Let’s change boundaries. Let’s change governance,’” he said. “Actually, doing it is really complicated.”

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), May 15, 2018

Ralph C. Anzivino, professor of law, discussed what happens to a credit card that a person obtains soon before filing bankruptcy. “If there is a balance, the debt will be discharged in the bankruptcy and the card will no longer be usable,” he said.

Story appeared on WalletHub, May 15, 2018

Foxconn contractor says Marquette is key to properly building the workforce
Adam Jelen, senior vice president of Gilbane Building Co., which is on the forefront of hiring decisions for the Foxconn project in Racine County, cited Marquette as a key institution in helping to “properly build the workforce.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, May 11, 2018

Steve Wojciechowski, Marquette men’s basketball coach, will join several top Milwaukee chefs to volunteer at the annual Unwrapped! Fundraiser. It helps SHARP Literacy deliver its foundational literacy program to more than 8,000 elementary school students in 39 of Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties’ most at-risk schools.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Community Journal, May 16, 2018

Marquette graduation ceremony to impact Airbnb reservations
Research done by Airbnb shows the graduation ceremonies at Marquette and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are projected to have a record number of people using Airbnb in Milwaukee.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, May 15, 2018

 
 

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