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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.

Aug. 29, 2018

TOP STORIES

Marquette welcomes record class, opens new residence hall
Celebrating a historic move-in day, Marquette welcomed its largest first-year student class in history. Nearly 2,200 first-year students now call Marquette home, and about 500 freshmen had the honor of becoming the first inhabitants of Marquette’s first new residence hall in 50 years.

Story appeared in Jesuits Midwest, Aug. 24, 2018

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), Aug. 23, 2018

Lovell, Wojciechowski greet students on first day of classes
Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Wojciechowski, President Michael R. Lovell and Ted Balistreri, co-owner of Sendik’s, welcomed students on the first day of classes by passing out breakfast sandwiches donated by the grocery store.

Stories aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Aug. 26-28, 2018

President Lovell discusses trauma-informed care initiative, SWIM
Marquette President Michael R. Lovell uses running as a therapeutic tool to cope with childhood trauma. Lovell and his wife, Amy, have started an effort called SWIM – Scaling Wellness In Milwaukee – to address the epidemic of psychological trauma in the city.

Feature story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, Aug. 24, 2018

Marquette Law School Poll shows tight races
Wisconsin’s race for governor is one of the hottest gubernatorial races in the country, and the U.S. Senate campaign also is too close to call.

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Hill, Washington Times, U.S. News & World Report, Biz Times, Slate and The Baltimore Sun, Aug. 22-29, 2018

Stories aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WEAU-TV (NBC 13), Wisconsin Public Radio and WBAY-TV (ABC 2), Aug. 22-29, 2018

Joseph Kearney, dean and professor of law, wrote an op-ed on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s visits to Marquette Law School.

Op-ed appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 24, 2018

Rev. James Bretzke, lecturer of theology, discussed the role of conservatives in the Catholic Church since Francis became pope.

Story appeared in USA Today, Aug. 26, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, in separate interviews discussed the Michael Cohen case and the power of attorneys general to issue subpoenas in criminal matters.

Story appeared on The Hill, Aug. 28, 2018

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), Aug. 23, 2018

Marquette forms student-run business program
The goal of the program through Marquette’s College of Business Administration is to give students hands-on experience running a financially sustainable business.

Story appeared in the Biz Times, Aug. 23, 2018

Raynor Memorial Libraries house Joseph McCarthy’s papers
The Raynor Memorial Libraries house a vast collection of newspaper clippings, photos, recordings, texts of speeches, correspondence and memorabilia of Joe McCarthy.

Feature story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 24, 2018

Students track deaths of jail inmates with mental illness
The Virginian-Pilot and students from Marquette, through the university’s O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism, tracked 404 deaths of people with mental illness in jails since 2010, in a first-of-its-kind examination of what happens in such cases throughout the country.

Story appeared in The Virginian-Pilot, Aug. 27, 2018

 

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