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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.

Sept. 5, 2018


Marquette University ushers in era of digital dentistry
The Marquette University School of Dentistry is quickly becoming a national leader in teaching digital dentistry. The new curriculum is giving students an edge with new technology and will lead to better outcomes for patients.

Feature story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Sept. 2, 2018

Marquette student writes play “White Privilege”
Marquette student Malaina Moore wrote the play “White Privilege” that was performed on campus during the weekend. Moore said it started as a class assignment, and her own personal experiences helped her tell the story.

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), Aug. 29-30, 2018

Rev. Robert Wild, S.J., requests name be removed from residence hall
Marquette University’s Board of Trustees received a thoughtful letter from Rev. Robert A. Wild, S.J., stating his request to have his name taken off of Marquette’s new residence hall. The board unanimously agreed to honor his request. 

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 4 2018

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58) and WISN-TV (ABC 12), Sept. 4, 2018

Marquette President Michael R. Lovell discussed trauma at the monthly meeting of SWIM – Scaling Wellness In Milwaukee. Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker also addressed the group. “The issue of trauma and its impacts cuts across the entire city and state and there is no partisanship,” Lovell said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 29, 2018

Sara Burmeister, visiting assistant professor of educational policy and leadership, in a 34-minute interview discussed issues facing educators and students. “Teachers are excited and really looking forward to a great year, but they also know the pressures and stresses that come with competing priorities,” she said.

Story aired on Wisconsin Public Radio, Sept. 4, 2018

Douglas Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, discussed the potential to develop a new cluster of companies in southeastern Wisconsin because of the Foxconn development. “The catalyst of what this is going to bring is incredible,” Fisher said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 29, 2018

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, discussed partisan demographics in Wisconsin and what they might mean to Gov. Scott Walker. “Independents are now 6 or 8 points below where they were, and under 50 percent approval, and that is doing some lasting damage to the governor compared to where he was in the first term,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 31, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, discussed demonstrations and protests from political parties at a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “It didn’t take long for the session to get pretty unruly, which has been pretty unusual as far as these things go,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), Sept. 5, 2018

Matthew Mitten, professor of law and director of the National Sports Law Institute, discussed NFL players protesting during the national anthem and how it relates to collective bargaining. “Both sides are looking and it and saying ‘What are we going to do?,’” he said.

Story aired on C-SPAN-TV (US Cable), Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2018

Haggerty Museum of Art will celebrate street art at annual unGala
The annual unGala will take place Sept. 14at the Alumni Memorial Union. This year’s focus is street art, featuring well-known Milwaukee street artist Mauricio Ramirez.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12) and Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), Sept. 2-4, 2018


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