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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.

June 21, 2018

TOP STORIES

Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invest nearly $40 million to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute
Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest step by the financial security company in its commitment to advance Milwaukee as a national hub for technology, research, business and talent development.

Stories appeared on BizTimes, Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WUWM-Radio and Wisconsin Technology Council, June 20-21, 2018

New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters remain undecided, unfamiliar with candidates
A new Marquette Law School Poll finds one in three Wisconsin voters remains undecided on August primary candidates in each party. Among Democratic primary voters, 34 percent say that they don’t know which of 10 candidates they will support for the gubernatorial nomination to run against Gov. Scott Walker in November. In the Republican primary for U.S. Senate, 30 percent of primary voters are undecided on who should face Sen. Tammy Baldwin.

Stories appeared on The Associated Press, Politico, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Examiner, The Hill, BizTimes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and The Cap Times, June 20, 2018

Similar stories aired on WTMJ-AM (Radio), WEAU-TV (NBC 13), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (Fox 6), WSAW-TV (CBS 7), WKOW-TV (ABC 27) and WISC-TV (CBS 3), June 20, 2018

Marquette partners with Summerfest
Summerfest will grant free admission to anyone wearing Marquette apparel on Friday, June 29, before 3 p.m.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Magazine, June 18, 2018

Robbery occurs near campus
Police have suspects in custody after a man was robbed near the Marquette campus. The man was not physically injured.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), June 21, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed the role of state attorneys general. “If the public doesn't know the connection between the money coming in and the policies and investigations going out, it raises questions,” he said.

Story aired on KELO-TV (CBS 32), WTRF-TV (CBS 7), WCBS-TV (CBS 2), WDEF-TV (CBS 12), WBZ-TV (CBS 4), WHNT-TV (CBS 19), WNKY-TV (CBS 40), KEYC-TV (CBS 12), KXII-TV (CBS 12), June 19-20, 2018

Paul Secunda, professor of law, commented on the Tesla severance offer, and safety issues of the company. "When you're an attorney working for a company like Tesla, what you're trying to figure out is what kind of legal exposure does Tesla have, and what kind of certainty, predictability and closure are you seeking to buy through these severance agreements," he said.

Story appeared on SF Gate and My San Antonio, June 18, 2018

David Clark, professor of economics and executive associate dean, commented on Wisconsin’s limited housing supply. "The improvement is going to take some time. Maybe we'll see some modest improvement within a year's time. I suspect, though, the rest of this year is going to look an awful lot like the first half of the year looked like,” he said.

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, June 19, 2018

 

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