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    Summer 2006 Features

Bryon's story
He took a running start and landed awkwardly on a water slide. In that split second, Bryon Riesch knew something was terribly wrong.

Act of thanksgiving
He got his start in newspapers and would love this headline: $28 million infuses new wave of curriculum in College of Communication.

The new frontier — the world
How will students meet the challenges of global sourcing? A 3M Vision Grant, advice from alumni, and a multidisciplinary team of faculty produce ideas with a panoramic perspective.

Class Notes
Graduation Year
In Memoriam
Post Your Note
Joining journalists
Herbert Lowe, Jour ’84, pledged to make the nation’s oldest and largest organization for journalists of color more visible. And during his tenure as president of the National Association of Black Journalists, membership rose nearly 50 percent.
Always an athlete
Palesse says, “My mother lived to be 102, so I have the genes.” A member of three Wisconsin sports halls of fame, he exercises every day and has participated in sports for as long as he can remember.
Groomed for Congress
Don Manzullo, Law ’70, was a small-town lawyer in northern Illinois serving high-powered clients. In the 1980s, he decided to start serving ordinary people. Today, he’s still doing it.

Spreading democracy
Adrew S. Natsios, formerly administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, explained why the United States invests in democracy initiatives around the world when he was a guest at a special Soup with Substance lunch on campus.

  Quite a journey
Travel with Marquette friends
An independent thinker
Ice pond to hardwood
Speech Path moves
Calling all peacemakers
Music to our ears
Marquette meets New York
Protecting the protectors
Q&A with Coach Crean
Spreading democracy
Scholarship honors pioneer
Engage the World
Some Jottings: "Connecting to God"


From President Robert Wild, S.J.
Inspired by our involvement with the Opus Prize, Marquette University is immersed in a yearlong dialogue entitled Human Dignity, Human Rights: A Call to Service in which we are reflecting on how we, as a university, can deepen our commitment to work for justice for people around the world. As a Catholic, Jesuit university, engaging the world in this way is not an option ­— it is a moral imperative.


Varsity Varieties gave students a shot at stardom. Alpha Phi Omega sorority singers here (left to right) Stephanie Doeren La Fortune, Journ '71; Carey Cieslik, Arts '72; Sally Ehrhardt Sullivan, Eng '72; and Robin Duy Olson, Arts '71.