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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.

May 30, 2018


Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, discussed the idea of U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., as a presidential contender in 2020. “Baldwin was the first openly LGBT person elected to the Senate. She knows how to navigate that, and she speaks to an important and active group within the party and activists’ sense of justice on that issue.”

Podcast appeared on FiveThirtyEight, May 18, 2018

David Strifling, director, water law and policy initiative, and adjunct professor of law, discussed whether a water diversion request largely for the Foxconn campus would violate the public water supply requirement of the 2008 Great Lakes Compact. Strifling said the case is fascinating because there is no case law on how to interpret it.

Story appeared on BizTimes Milwaukee, May 29, 2018

As project evolves, Marquette and Aurora end discussions on Athletic and Human Performance Research Center
In a joint statement, the two organizations said: “Our two great Milwaukee institutions have reached a mutual decision to end discussions on forming a partnership for the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center. As is the case oftentimes, the project has continued to evolve and we both agreed it wasn’t the right fit moving forward.”

Stories appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal and BizTimes Milwaukee, May 23, 2018

Paul Mascari resigns as police chief
Paul Mascari has resigned as chief of the Marquette University Police Department. MUPD Captain Jeff Kranz will continue leading the department and the university will conduct a search to select a permanent successor.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 25, 2018

Stories aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58), May 25, 2018

Robbery occurs near campus
Police are investigating after a woman was robbed near the Marquette campus. The woman was not physically injured.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), May 23, 2018

Badger Institute names Hanson as new visiting fellow
Andrew Hanson, associate professor of economics, will provide the institute with research and commentary on a wide variety of topical issues ranging from labor force needs to immigration to minimum wages to tax subsidies.

Story appeared on Wis Politics, May 24, 2018

New Haggerty exhibition to open June 8
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists program annually awards unrestricted funds to emerging and established local artists to support the creation of new work, or the completion of work in progress. The program will open June 8.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), May 28-29, 2018

Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice awards volunteers for undocumented immigrant advocacy work
Sergio Gonzalez, Mitchem Fellow in the History Department, was given an award for playing a critical role in building up the recently formed Dane Sanctuary Coalition.

Story appeared on The Cap Times, May 24, 2018

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