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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.

Oct. 10, 2018

TOP STORIES

School of Dentistry provides free dental care for local children during ‘Give Kids A Smile Day’
The Marquette School of Dentistry and the Greater Milwaukee Dental Association gave hundreds of Milwaukee-area children a dental checkup during the annual event.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and Telemundo Wisconsin, Oct. 5-6, 2018

Marquette Jesuit priest becomes ‘accidental’ YouTube star
Rev. Ryan Duns, S.J., assistant professor of theology, found YouTube fame with instructional tin whistle flute videos that have nearly 5.5 million views. “Music and spirituality are both deep hungers that people have,” Duns said.

Column appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 10, 2018

Video aired on JSOnline, Oct. 9, 2018

Welburn named new vice president for inclusive excellence
Dr. William Welburn, formerly the executive director of institutional diversity and inclusion, has been promoted to vice president for inclusive excellence. Provost Dan Myers said the move is critical to elevating Marquette’s commitment to being a more inclusive campus for all.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Oct. 9, 2018

Jim Pokrywczynski, associate professor of strategic communication, discussed the dual brand recognition for MillerCoors in the Brewers vs. Rockies division series. “All the major brands are always battling for position,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today, Oct. 5, 2018

New home for physician assistants rising quickly
Marquette continues to transform its campus with a wave of building projects. The growing Physician Assistant Studies program will be housed in a 44,000-square-foot building at the southwest corner of campus.

Story appeared on Urban Milwaukee, Oct. 5, 2018

Marquette’s Urban Scholars program gives haircuts for charity
Urban Scholars organized an event where participants donated eight inches of hair to be given to a nonprofit organization to make wigs for those who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Oct. 4, 2018

Monica Adya, chair and professor of management, wrote about the importance of developing broad skillsets in business schools. “U.S.-based employers are increasingly seeking employees who not only deliver on their functional area, but can also integrate knowledge and skills from other areas. Why? No single business function delivers value to its customers or shareholders in a silo,” she said.

Story appeared on Outlook India, Sept. 26, 2018

Student pays off bet after Cubs' season ends

Marquette freshman Nathan Marzion tweeted back in May, “If the Brewers finish ahead of the Cubs this year I will write a 1,000-word apology letter and send it to everyone who likes this.” He has now sent the letter to thousands of Twitter users, including the Milwaukee Brewers.

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo! Sports, MSN and MLB.Com, Oct. 4, 2018

Stories aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WGN-TV (CLTV 9, Chicago) and WDEL-Radio (101.7 FM, Philadelphia), Oct. 4-5, 2018

Marquette students will help operate the Milwaukee Marathon in April
“We wanted the marathon to continue but we needed proven operators like Rugged Races and the community to buy in to it,” said Mike Zimmerman, CEO of ROC Ventures. “Marquette students will be playing a major role in achieving the community support and ‘return on community’ value proposition we all envision for this event.” Students from Marquette's Student-Run Business Program will help manage the event.

Story appeared in  BizTimes Milwaukee, Oct. 4, 2018

 

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