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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.

July 18, 2018

TOP STORIES

TV station applauds Lovells' effort to break the cycle of trauma in Milwaukee
WISN-TV discussed the support from Marquette President Michael R. Lovell and his wife, Amy, for a cutting-edge effort to break the cycle of trauma in Milwaukee. “Marquette's mission is to ‘Be the Difference’ and this revolutionary way of battling trauma could be a huge difference maker for our city and a huge cycle-breaker for the victims,” the station said.

Op-ed aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), July 13-16, 2018

Lawlor the deal closer for Marquette
Dave Lawlor, executive vice president of operations, views his role at Marquette as the school’s deal maker. In his past year-and-a-half with the university, he’s been behind the scenes, engineering and consummating major corporate transactions such as the school’s recent partnership with Wintrust Bank and completing the final legwork in securing a lease with the new Milwaukee Bucks arena.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, July 5, 2018

Kristie Rogers, assistant professor of management, discussed her article, “Do Your Employees Feel Respected?” She said, “It’s more nuanced than we think it is. So the single word ‘respect’ is often used to mean two very different things.”

Story appeared on Harvard Business Review, July 17, 2018

Marquette launches new program to offer specialized academic support for students with autism
Marquette’s new program to offer students with autism specialized academic help and support was funded by a $450,000 gift by John and Kate Miller. The program will help students with independent living, organization and friendship skills.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 9, 2018

Student-athlete in need of kidney transplant
Women’s basketball player Tori McCoy is in need of a kidney transplant, and Marquette has launched an effort to find a donor.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 13, 2018

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), July 17, 2018

Brian Palmer-Rubin, assistant professor of political science, wrote an analysis about Mexico’s president-elect, and clues as to what is in store for his approach to NAFTA. “The deal has accelerated the Mexican economy’s concentration at the extremes, with clearly defined winners and losers,” he said.

Analysis appeared in The Washington Post, July 16, 2018

Karen Andeen, assistant professor of physics, was on the team that made a breakthrough discovery on high speed particles called neutrinos. “To put what this could eventually mean into perspective, think of X-ray machines,” she said. “When they first discovered X-rays, they were like, ‘Cool, X-rays. What are we going to do with that?’ and now we use X-rays all the time,” she said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), July 12, 2018

Lowell Barrington, chair and associate professor of political science, discussed the United States’ relationship with Russia. “There’s this sort of growing tension over that period as Russia became more aggressive abroad with their neighbors,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), July 17, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed the increase of television ads by candidates for governor. “Candidates are getting their name out and getting excitement among the Democratic base,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), July 17, 2018

Marquette plans to eliminate plastic straws
Marquette University announced plans to phase out plastic straws and transition to eco-friendly paper straws.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), July 11-12, 2018

 
 

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