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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.

Jan. 16, 2019


Marquette opens new Office of Corporate Engagement
Maura Donovan has been hired as Marquette’s new vice president for corporate engagement; she will lead the new department, which will centralize the university’s corporate engagement efforts.

Story appeared on Milwaukee BizTimes, Jan. 11, 2019

Reggie Moore, leader of the Office of Violence Prevention, joins steering committee of SWIM initiative
SWIM, Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee, was co-founded by President Michael R. Lovell to address trauma in Milwaukee.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan 10, 2019

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, discussed the history of primary challenges to sitting presidents and the possibility of one against Trump.

Story appeared on ABC News, FiveThirtyEight, Jan. 10-11, 2019

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, commented on selective admission at Milwaukee Public Schools. “I know this: The answer is not to mess up the schools where kids are succeeding, even if their success is arguably due to having few disruptive students on their rosters.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 11, 2019

Richard Holz, Dean of the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences has been named provost at Colorado School of Mines. "I am extremely honored to join such an accomplished faculty at a world-class university," Holz said.

Story appeared on Patch, Your Hub, Jan. 9-11, 2019

David Schejbal, chief of digital learning, discussed encouraging innovation in the classroom. “Both the Education Department and many members of the distance education committee want to give institutions more flexibility to experiment with new models of teaching and assessment,” he said.

Story appeared on Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 16, 2019

Matteo Arena, chair and associate professor of finance, commented on Netflix issuing $2 billion in bonds to pay for shows. “The only way to fund their content is to issue equity with stock or be asking consumers to pay a little more,” he said.

NPR story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), KPCC-Radio (FM, Los Angeles), KNPR-Radio (FM, Las Vegas), Capital Public Radio (FM, Sacramento, Calif.), KQED-Radio (FM, San Francisco), WBEZ-Radio (FM, Chicago), WDDE-Radio (91.1 FM, Philadelphia), Jan. 15, 2019

Judith McMullen, professor of law, discussed meeting children’s mental health needs outside of school. “Kids don’t have issues in a vacuum. Some issues stem from things going on at home.”

Story appeared on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Jan. 15, 2019

Lisa Rose Lamson, Ph.D. candidate in history, discussed her sobriety, particularly in networking settings. The article reads, “These scholars don't want everyone to become teetotalers, or for conferences to ban alcohol altogether. They just want to be able to tackle the social labors of being an academic without the expectation to imbibe.”

Story appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 9, 2019

BMO Harris Bradley Center partially imploded to make way for demolition work
The arena was home to men's basketball from 1988-2018.

Story appeared on, Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), WSAU-Radio (550 AM, Wausau), WHBL-Radio (1330 AM, Sheboygan), WTAQ-Radio (1360 AM, Green Bay), WZZM-TV (ABC 13), WJFW-TV (NBC 12), WBBM-Radio (AM, Chicago), Jan. 13, 2019


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