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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.

July 25, 2018


New Marquette Law School Poll finds nearly a third of voters undecided
With four weeks to go until the Wisconsin primary election, approximately one in three voters remained undecided on candidates, according to the poll released on July 18.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, US News & World Report, Wisconsin State Journal, The Cap Times, The Journal Times, Lexington Herald Reader, Post Crescent, Wausau Daily Herald, SF Gate, La Crosse Tribune, Leader-Telegram, Stevens Point Journal, Fond Du Lac Reporter, Green Bay Press Gazette and Sheboygan Press, July 18-24, 2018

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WMTV-TV (NBC 4, Madison), WSAW-TV (CBS 7, Wausau), WBAY-TV (ABC 2, Green Bay), WKOW-TV (ABC 27, Madison), WEAU-TV (NBC 13, Eau Claire) and Wisconsin Public Radio, July 18-24, 2018

Marquette President Michael R. Lovell discussed the latest developments on the Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM) initiative, a coalition to treat the effects of trauma in Milwaukee. “If we want to move the needle, we will need policy coordination,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 19, 2018

History professor wins triathlon after donating kidney
Jennifer Finn, assistant professor of history,won the Caseville Classic Triathlon after donating a kidney to her father. “It was an epiphany,” Jennifer recalled of the first time she saw her father after the transplant. “We were both alive and it was amazing.”

Story appeared in the Huron County View, July 19, 2018

Marquette, FBI partner on ‘Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy’
Thirty high school students interested in criminal justice worked with law enforcement, including officers from the Marquette University Police Department, on a mock abduction case.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), July 18, 2018

Law School offers free legal advice clinic
The Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic is providing legal advice and referral services at Milwaukee locations this summer.

Story aired on Telemundo Wisconsin, July 18, 2018

Joseph Daniels, chair and professor of economics, said President Donald Trump’s tariffs would likely cause price increases near Christmas. “I think we’ll probably get past the back-to-school period,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 24, 2018

Cheryl Maranto, associate professor of management, discussed the effect of the Me Too Movement in the workplace. 

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WAOW-TV (ABC 9), July 23-24, 2018

Christopher Stockdale, associate professor of physics, discussed how lightning struck a woman talking on her mobile phone at a music festival in Kenosha County. He said that holding a phone does not increase chances of getting struck by lightning.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), July 22, 2018

Blockchain program plans fall conference
The Marquette program hopes to attract several hundred attendees and line up sponsors from Milwaukee’s largest companies. “We’re finding that service providers and industry experts who want to stay up to date on blockchain are coming,” said Owen Raisch, associate director of the student-run business program.

Story appeared on Thirty K, July 24, 2018

Janine Geske, retired distinguished professor of law and university trustee, discussed Democratic candidate Kelda Roys’ claim that abortion is illegal in Wisconsin.

Story appeared on Politifact, July 25, 2018

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