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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.

Nov. 14, 2018


John Johnson, Marquette Law School research fellow in the Lubar Center, discussed the impact of minority voters on the election. He said that both plurality-black and plurality-Hispanic wards did see turnout markedly increase.

Story appeared in The Atlantic, Nov. 14, 2018

Nursing students participated in Veteran’s Day ceremony
Maria Wilson, along with two other nursing students, participated in a Milwaukee County Veteran’s Day ceremony.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WGBA-TV (NBC 26), Nov. 11, 2018

Mother of James Foley spoke at Peacemaker Conference
Diane Foley, mother of slain journalist James Foley, was at Marquette to discuss his legacy and how Marquette shaped his values.

Story aired on WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), Nov. 6, 2018

Marquette students participated in Make A Difference Day, Nov. 10
Marquette students helped older adults throughout Milwaukee prepare their homes for winter.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 10, 2018

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), Nov. 10, 2018

Marquette's Project GO Grant renewed through 2021
The grant will allow the university’s Office of International Education to continue to administer an intensive eight-week summer Arabic language program in Oman for up to 18 ROTC cadets/midshipmen.

Story appeared on Urban Milwaukee, Nov. 9, 2018

Marquette Theatre to stage ‘Clybourne Park’
The play will look at race relations in two eras.

Story appeared on Shepherd Express, Nov. 13, 2018

Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science, discussed Tony Evers’ election results and how he will fit into a Republican legislature. “The Republican legislature wants to work with Governor Tony Evers but they want to work with him on their terms,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Nov. 7, 2018

Similar story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), Nov. 9, 2018

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, commented on the election and the effect of outstanding ballots. "Given those ballots aren't going to go one way or another, it's going to make very little difference," he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), Nov. 7, 2018

Similar story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Nov. 7, 2018

Howard Fuller, director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning, will speak at the 2018 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C. "More than ever, education systems in every state, district and neighborhood need leaders who believe we can do better; who know what it takes to make a difference in schools, in funding formulas and in policies that drive change," he said.

Story aired on WICZ-TV (FOX 40), Nov. 8, 2018 Story appeared on, Nov. 13, 2018

Jay Pantone, assistant professor of mathematics, commented on a 25-year-old math mystery. “It took a lot of work to try to figure out whether or not it was correct,” he said.

Story appeared in Wired and F3News, Nov. 10-11, 2018

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