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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. 23, 2019


Marquette investing in race and ethnic studies program
Dr. William Wellburn, vice president for inclusive excellence, said the “critical need here is to find ways to grow the race and ethnic studies program.” The university is hiring up to nine additional faculty members this year. 

Story appeared in Milwaukee Magazine, Jan. 18, 2019 

President Michael R. Lovell writes in America Magazine on his calling to create the SWIM initiative 
President Lovell said he felt God calling him to use his position to make a difference in Milwaukee. 

Contributor piece appeared in America Magazine, Jan. 16, 2019 

Marquette held prayer service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
The university held a campus-wide prayer service to honor King’s life and legacy. 

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Jan. 22, 2019 

Marquette and NŌ STUDIOS partner to create emerging filmmaker fellowship
Marquette will have a shared office space at the NŌ STUDIOS creative arts hub with production facilities and equipment. As needed consultations will be available with Assistant Professors of Digital Media and Performing Arts Joe Brown and Kristin Holodak.  

Story appeared on Broadway World Milwaukee, Jan. 23, 2019 

Jim Pokrywczynski, associate professor of strategic communications, commented on American Family Insurance replacing Miller Brewing Co. for the Brewers stadium naming rights. “Having top of mind awareness with consumers is important in insurance and many other product categories.” 

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal SentinelHerald Times Reporter, Jan. 22, 2019 

Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, wrote on the Closing the Achievement Gap Consortium. “I think that’s important, in large part because Muskego-Norway doesn’t have much of a problem with the gaps in school achievement by race and economic standing. In recent data from the state Department of Public Instruction, the southwestern suburban district is listed at over 90 percent white. Fewer than 10 percent of students are considered ‘economically disadvantaged’,” he wrote.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 18, 2019 

Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, will leave his position at “UpFront with Mike Gousha,” to focus on his full-time position at Marquette.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal SentinelOnMilwaukeeMilwaukee Business JournalMilwaukee BizTimesMilwaukee Record, Jan. 16-18, 2019

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-Radio (620 AM), WHBL-Radio (1330 AM, Green Bay), Jan. 16-17, 2019 

Meghan Stroshine, associate professor of criminology and law studies, commented on community policing. "In years past, the homeless population was treated or viewed as a problem to be dealt with, and police typically only got involved if there was a complaint from a resident or a business owner. Since community policing has emerged, that response has changed significantly,” she said. 

Story appeared in U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 19, 2019

Sam and Joey Hauser make Big East history 
Sam and Joey Hauser became the first brother tandem to reel in the league’s two player of the week awards. Sam won Big East player of the week and Joey earned freshman of the week.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 23, 2019 

Dwyane Wade honored on ‘Dwyane Wade Day’
Miami Heat guard and former Marquette star Dwyane Wade was honored by the school during the Golden Eagles’ game against Providence at Fiserv Forum.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Jan. 17-20, 2019

Similar story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe Washington PostMiami HeraldBleacher ReportNCAA, Jan. 20, 2019

Similar story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WQOW-TV (ABC 18), WTVJ-TV (NBC 6, Miami), CBS Sports Network (U.S. Cable), WKBT-TV (CBS 8), Jan. 20-21, 2019 


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