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2. Neighborhood Updates
Marquette University is located in the Westown, Avenues West and Menomonee Valley neighborhoods. The Office of Public Affairs has an important role in supporting and promoting the development and improvement of our surrounding community.
The following are recent media updates about our neighborhood:
Dozens of Milwaukee employees move out of city while residency case is pending - The Business Journal, September 28, 2013
Milwaukee-area manufacturing surges in September - The Business Journal, September 30, 2013
Menomonee Valley Partners 2.0 Comprehensive Planning Update - Plantthevalley.org, October 1, 2013
DOT shaves $262 million from estimated cost of I-94 rebuild - The Business Journal, October 1, 2013
Airport director floats Mitchell expansion to Frontier buyer - The Business Journal, October 2, 2013
USA Triathlon prepares for return to Milwaukee - The Business Journal, October 2, 2013
State Rep. Jeff Stone tapped to lead PSC water division - The Business Journal, October 3, 2013
Chic cafe, lounge planned for downtown - The Business Journal, October 3, 2013
Bayshore Mall's new tenants are nearly ready to open - The Business Journal, October 4, 2013
Mayor Barrett's plan calls for demolishing 500 more homes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 5, 2013
Milwaukee water utility partners with startup H2Oscore - The Business Journal, October 8, 2013
Department of Public Works Media Advisory: 27th Street Construction Project to close North 27th Street from West State Street to West Wells Street beginning Monday, October 14.
3. Government Relations Updates
The Office of Public Affairs monitors discussions relevant to higher education and the Marquette community within both the Wisconsin State Legislature and United States Congress.
The following are recent articles regarding higher education issues:
Bill would let UW schools and tech schools to authorize charter schools - The Business Journal, October 3, 2013
Wisconsin hearing repeats debates over Common Core school standards - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 3, 2013
Department of Education Announces Negotiated Rulemaking Sessions on Campus Security - NAICU, October 7, 2013
Government Shuts Down, Debit Crisis Looms - NAICU, October 7, 2013
Marquette University students getting a lesson in political dysfunction - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 7, 2013
Marquette dental students prepare to replace baby-boomer retirees- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 7, 2013
Governor Walker announces $100 million for schools to push down property taxes - Wispolitics.com, October 10, 2013
4. Highlighting our Partnerships
The College of Nursing is opening the second community health clinic on Monday, October 14, in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. In partnership with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the YMCA, the Children's Hospital Primary Care Clinic is located at the Northside YMCA - 1350 West North Avenue. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the clinic was held today.
The first clinic, in partnership with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the Children's Outing Association's Goldin Center, opened on October 1. The Children's Hospital Primary Care, COA Youth & Family Centers-Goldin Center is located at 2320 West Burleigh Street. This clinic will serve the Amani community, identified as a top need in the community by COA Youth & Family Services.
Both community health clinics are part of an initiative by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin to open more neighborhood clinics across Milwaukee. These clinics will be staffed by College of Nursing faculty and will serve children and adolescents, up to 19 years of age, and their adult caregivers. The partnerships between the College of Nursing and these organizations have been praised by community leaders for providing reliable health care in communities.
Westown Farmers Market
Every Wednesday until October 30
Historic Milwaukee Downtown Thru the Eras Walking Tour
Daily until October 30
Pabst Retro Beer Night
King Drive Commons IV Opening
Pabst Mansion Grand Tour Day
Hunting Moon Pow Wow
Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare Open House and Building Tour
Luncheon and Discussion: Excessive Alcohol Use in Milwaukee
Volunteer with Abriendo Puertas by discussing your career path
Pabst Mansion Twilight Tour
Safe & Sound's Award Breakfast
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center of Wisconsin Blarney Bingo
Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-off Extravaganza
More Milwaukee events
Les Aspin Center for Government
Milwaukee Police Department District 3 Contact Guide
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Office of Public Affairs
Public Policy Forum
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Updated WisDOT I-94 Corridor Study
University Policy on Federal Government Lobbying