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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.

Feb. 6, 2019


President Lovell and Amy Lovell discuss their faith lives, trauma initiative with Milwaukee Archbishop Listecki
The Lovells discussed their faith life and the importance of healing trauma communities. “If a child is acting up in a classroom, it’s not because he or she’s a bad kid, it’s because they’ve experienced some form of trauma and this is the way that they’re reacting,” President Lovell said.

Story aired on “Living Our Faith” on Relevant Radio (1640 AM), Feb. 1, 2019

Julia Azari, associate professor of political science, discussed the State of the Union address. “Despite the president’s direct line to Americans, through Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, the State of the Union address still has an important role,” she said.

Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), Feb. 5, 2019

Tim McMahon, associate professor of history and director of graduate studies, was featured in a three-part Irish television documentary on Ireland's pursuit of independence.

Story appeared in The Irish Times, Feb. 4, 2019

Jean Grow, professor of strategic communication, commented on the 2019 Super Bowl advertisements. “M&Ms use Christina Applegate to make moms look like jerks. Now that’s memorable for all the wrong reasons,” she said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Feb. 4, 2019

Sheen Center for Thought and Culture to include Marquette Tolkien literature
The “Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth" exhibition, running through May 12, is the most extensive public display of original Tolkien material and includes content from Raynor Memorial Libraries.

Story appeared in the Observer, Broadway World, City Guide NYC, Feb. 1-2, 2019

Rev. James Bretzke, S.J., adjunct instructor of theology, spoke to CTV News Canada about the Pope’s visit to the United Arab Emirates and the possibility of the Pope mediating the political dispute in Venezuela.

Story appeared on CTV News (Canada), Feb. 5, 2019

Marquette Center for Supply Chain Management releases monthly manufacturing index
The monthly report of manufacturing activity in southeast Wisconsin showed that manufacturing in the Milwaukee region increased to its highest level since October.

Story appeared in Yahoo Finance, Jan. 31, 2019

Marquette Law School Poll shows Trump tariffs are not popular statewide
Combining five Wisconsin polls last year, 31 percent of registered voters said raising steel and aluminum tariffs will help the U.S. economy and 51 percent said it would hurt.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 4, 2019

Dr. Lezlie Knox, professor of history, has been elected to the St. Bonaventure University Research Advisory Council.

Story appeared in the Olean Times Herald, Feb. 1, 2019

Sandra Hunter, professor of exercise science, discussed how to exercise in cold weather. “There are several factors that can change the risk of cold weather injuries, which is really what you're wanting to protect against.”

Story aired on the Milwaukee Public Radio (89.7 FM), Feb. 5, 2019


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