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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.

June 27, 2018


Shion Guha, assistant professor of mathematics, statistics and computer science, discussed the new Northwestern Mutual data science partnership with Marquette. “This is something of great interest to Marquette, something that we deeply care about,” he said.

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio, (89.7 FM), June 21, 2018

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, commented on the changing trade policy’s effect on Harley-Davidson and Milwaukee. “There’s probably not a lot of sympathy among the workers for Harley-Davidson… the company has been slowly shifting production overseas for some time,” he said.

Story aired on National Public Radio, June 26, 2018

Joseph Daniels, chair and professor of economics, discussed fair trade and Harley-Davidson’s ways concerning tariffs. “What we need to do is bring down tariffs, incentivizing Harley to take some of their trade overseas in the first place,” he said.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WLUK-TV (FOX 11), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), June 26-27, 2018

Kelsey Otero, associate director of social innovation, discussed Marquette’s partnership with the Near West Side Partners' third annual “Rev-Up MKE.” She said, “Marquette’s innovation team is proud to be working with such great partners to find the next generation of entrepreneurs for the neighborhood.”

Story appeared on Urban Milwaukee, June 21, 2018

David Clark, professor of economics, commented on the rising costs of homes across the state. “The improvement is going to take some time,” he said. “Maybe we’ll see some modest improvement within a year’s time. I suspect, though, the rest of this year is going to look an awful lot like the first half of the year looked like."

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, June 21, 2018

Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “The Supreme Court traditionally has upheld broad powers and given the president a lot of deference on issues of national security,” he said.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), June 26, 2018

Robert Smith, Harry G. John Professor of History and director of the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach, discussed the importance of Juneteenth. “Juneteenth is a holiday very specific to the black experience,” he said. “When framing it that way, it speaks more to the agency of black people and the willingness for black people to chart the ways and the rights of citizenship on their own terms. … Juneteenth is yet another expression of a community’s will.”

Story appeared on Urban Milwaukee and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, June 25-26, 2018

David Fantle, adjunct instructor of digital media and performing arts, discussed his new book, “Hollywood Heyday,” and says it’s “forty years in the making.”

Story aired on WGN-Radio (720 AM, Chicago), June 26, 2018

Future Milwaukee accepting applications for the 2018-19 class
The Future Milwaukee community leadership program, offered through the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and the Center of Urban Research, Teaching, and Outreach, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, June 26, 2018


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