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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. 13, 2019


Edith Hudson shatters two glass ceilings as Marquette University police chief
Edith Hudson is Marquette University's first African American and first woman to lead its police force. The new chief discussed her role in a television interview. "I don't only represent myself. Anything that I do represents the God I serve. It represents my family. It represents women. And it represents our African American community, so I always try to make sure that I do my best so that I represent everyone well," she said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 10, 2019

Marquette University College of Nursing pilots senior fitness program with St. Camillus
Ninety-one-year-old Hester Besteda says that the exercise program “Physical Activity for Life for Seniors,” offered through Marquette University’s College of Nursing, keeps her going. The program was featured in a six-minute Sunday Spotlight feature.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), Feb. 10, 2019

Bill Scholl, vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics, commented on the newly announced Marquette esports team. “The university hasn’t yet started the process of hiring a coach or building its ‘state of the art’ esports facility, which will be paid for by corporate partners and donors,” he said.

Story appeared on Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 12, 2019

Brian Larson, Marquette police officer, talked about the death of Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner. Larson and Rittner served in the same Marine Corps unit and were deployed to Iraq together, building a bond like no other. "We became good friends and spent a lot of our off time outside of the Marines together as well, from riding motorcycles to hanging out as buddies," Larson said.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Feb. 11, 2019

Brian Till, Keyes Dean of Business Administration, is stepping down from his position. “Over the past few months, I have reflected on my personal and professional journey, and it became clear to me that now was the time to take a step back and discern what my next path will be. I want to thank everyone in the college for the support they’ve shown me and for the great work we have accomplished together,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee BizTimes, Feb. 12, 2019

Brooke Mayer, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, discussed a new clean water model that uses light as a disinfectant. “The material itself appears to be pretty economical and safe for consumption, but any time we’re producing, there’s potential to create disinfection byproducts,” she said.

Story appeared on PBS, Feb. 7, 2019

Charles Franklin, professor and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, said polling over the last seven years showed opposition to raising the gas tax and registration fees. Voters have not been keen on borrowing, either.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), Feb. 10, 2019

Terrence Rynne, instructor of theology, received the 2019 Humanitarian Award from the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation for his work with the Center for Peacemaking.

Story appeared in the National Catholic Reporter, Feb. 11, 2019

One-man play ‘McGuire’ returns to Milwaukee
Anthony Crivello will reprise his role as Marquette’s famous basketball coach, Al McGuire.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and, Feb. 6, 2019


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