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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.

January 31, 2018


Marquette professor discusses opioid manufacturers’ influence

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed opioid manufacturers donating to political associations for state attorneys general. "Those under investigation are trying to influence the investigators by giving large amounts of money,” Nolette said. “They are not doing so out of the goodness of their heart.”

Story aired on the CBS Evening News, Jan. 25, 2018

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, wrote an analysis on the importance of the State of the Union Address. “Presidents’ participation in this routine reminds us that we have a government of laws and not of individuals, and that the office transcends any single person in it,” Azari wrote.

Story appeared on FiveThirtyEight, Jan. 30, 2018

David Clark, professor of economics and executive associate dean, discussed the projected similarity of the residential real estate market of 2018 compared to the 2017 market with a large demand and lack of supply. “The upshot is that 2018 will be slightly better, but those supply constraints, they are going to take a while to work their way out,” Clark said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 24, 2018

Christopher Stockdale, associate professor of physics, discussed the super blue blood moon. “The whole moon is in the earth’s shadow whereas not the whole earth is in the moon’s shadow,” Stockdale said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Jan. 30, 2018

Family Business Legacy Institute announces alliance with Marquette

The Family Business Legacy Institute announced a new alliance with the Marquette College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management as part of a shift in the organization’s work. The institute will work with Marquette professors on research and have access to them for event speakers.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, Jan. 29, 2018

Marquette students comment on Trump’s State of the Union Address

Marquette students involved in both major political parties held separate watch parties to watch the president’s State of the Union Address.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Jan. 30, 2018

Marquette awarded medical research grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation awarded Marquette University, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin $225,000 to support medical research projects investigating health issues and interventions focused primarily on addressing health disparities in communities of color.

Story appeared on BizTimes Milwaukee and Urban Milwaukee, Jan. 30, 2018

Marquette men’s golf team finds ‘official home course’

Under a 25-year agreement, Marquette men’s golf team has found an “official home course” at the University Club of Milwaukee’s country club in Brown Deer. The arrangement starts this spring for Marquette golf team practices and training sessions.

Story appeared in The Milwaukee Business Journal, Jan. 30, 2018

Howard Fuller, distinguished professor and director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, led a school-choice rally in the Arkansas Capitol, leading several hundred children from nontraditional public and private schools in a chant.

Story appeared on Arkansas Online, Jan. 25, 2018

Anthony Gamble, assistant professor of biological sciences, discussed research that found an Amazonian frog to have a record-breaking number of sex chromosomes. “This is really outside what we think is ‘normal’ meiosis,” Gamble said. “I’m excited about the paper because it shows just how incredibly weird sex chromosomes can be.”

Story appeared on Gizmodo, Jan. 29, 2018

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