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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.

April 11, 2018


Marquette students complete hands-on capstone project at Modine
A team of four Marquette engineering students led by assistant professor Somesh Roy traveled to Racine to take over one of Modine Manufacturing Corp.’s wind tunnels. The collaboration yielded a more efficient modeling tool for Modine to use in its ventilation operations.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, April 6, 2018

Craig Andrews, professor and Charles H. Kellstadt chair of marketing, discussed misperceptions about food warning labels. "People say warnings and labeling may not work, but they're really not taking into account a couple of key things, including the target audience," Andrews says.

Story appeared on U.S. News & World Report, April 10, 2018

Brian Till, James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration, discussed a new alliance between Marquette’s College of Business Administration and the Family Business Legacy Institute. "It's really an opportunity for mutual support,” he said. “We think the world of the work the Family Business Legacy Institute is doing."

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), April 7, 2018

Joseph Daniels, chair and professor of economics, discussed current trade disputes between the U.S. and China, and the threat of an all-out trade war and possible solutions. "We could promote more trade with Mexico and South America, but because Trump has been almost anti-Mexico from the start, and particularly hard on NAFTA and it's in limbo right now, we've kind of shot ourselves in the foot,” he said.

Stories aired on Wisconsin Public Radio and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 6-9, 2018

David Strifling, adjunct professor of law and director of the Water Law and Policy Initiative, discussed water quality and safety in urban and rural communities. "We need a holistic approach to address some of these issues,” he said. “You take the lead and water issue in Milwaukee and that many other communities are facing today. You need direct input from engineers and public health specialists and physicians and scientists and policy makers working together."

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, April 10, 2018

Felicia Miller, chair and associate professor of marketing, discussed Bon-Ton Inc. being in talks with a potential buyer and the implications on Wisconsin jobs. "Maintaining five, six different brands in half a dozen different states is a very complicated and expensive way to deliver a brand to consumers," Miller said.

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, April 10, 2018

Michael Schläppi, associate professor of biological sciences, discussed his research in growing rice naturally in Wisconsin. "It’s so beautiful and it builds the community, too," Schläppi said.

Story aired on WUWM-Radio (89.7 FM), April 6, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed Rebecca Dallet's election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. "Going into this election, conservatives had a 5-2 advantage,” Nolette said of the court’s political makeup. “That's going to shrink to 4-3. So, it's going to be a very tightly contested court.”

Story aired on WLUK-TV (FOX 11) and WSAW-TV (CBS 7), April 5-6, 2018

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, discussed the recent Wisconsin Supreme Court race. “I was surprised at the size of the victory, because most of our Supreme Court races have been a good deal tighter than this one,” Franklin said.

Stories appeared on The Cap Times, Wisconsin Public Radio, WMTV-TV (NBC 15) and WISC-TV (CBS 3), April 4-5, 2018

Marquette lawsuit heads to Wisconsin Supreme Court this month
A lawsuit filed by John McAdams against Marquette University is heading to the Wisconsin Supreme Court this month.

Stories appeared in The Washington Post, April 6, 2018

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