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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.

March 6, 2019


Maura Donovon, vice president for corporate engagement, leads the newly formed Office of Corporate Engagement and Partnerships at Marquette. Donovan said she wants the university to build multi-dimensional relationships with area companies, an approach known as “holistic engagement.”

Story appeared in Milwaukee BizTimes, March 4, 2019

Marquette University to host workshop during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week
The workshop on Wednesday, March 6, will cover “how to execute one’s ideas.” Four hundred people attended the event in 2018, and organizers believe more than 1,200 will attend this year.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Feb. 27, 2019

Marquette University Law School’s Lubar Center to host discussion on mental health March 22
Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, along with Melissa Holt, a professor in counseling psychology at Boston University, will begin the conversation. Panel discussions will feature students, counselors, lawmakers and others with personal experience in mental health.

Story appeared the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 5, 2019

Dave Strifling, director of the Water Law and Policy Initiative at Marquette University Law School, commented on the need for a commitment to water quality in Wisconsin. “Wisconsin has its share of water problems, too, including many lead water service laterals, widespread well contamination and battles over diversions from the Great Lakes,” he said.

Story appeared in The Cap Times, March 6, 2019

Rev. James Bretzke, S.J., adjunct professor of theology, spoke to Al-Jezeera television about clergy abuse and the Vatican response to criticism. He said the Vatican needs to “make sure everyone around the world understands the problem and the seriousness of it.”

Story appeared on Al Jezeera, March 2, 2019

Marquette residence hall facility The Commons recognized as a ‘Top Project’ by The Daily Reporter
The award honors those in the building and planning industry for projects that met or exceeded expectations. An award ceremony is planned for May 15.

Story appeared in The Daily Reporter, March 1, 2019

Carolyn Kieger, head women’s basketball coach, and Steve Wojciechowski, head men’s basketball coach, were named finalists for the women’s and men’s Naismith Coach of the Year Awards.

Story appeared in the Houston Chronicle, Detroit Free Press, Sporting News, NCAA, Detroit News, Louisville Courier Journal, The Spokesman Review and multiple other outlets nationwide, Feb. 27, 2019

Michael O’Hear, professor of law, commented on the cost gap between Wisconsin and its neighbors being larger than the gap between their crime rates. “Higher corrections spending in Wisconsin cannot be explained solely by reference to the state’s higher crime rate,” he said.

Story appeared on The Badger Herald, Feb. 27, 2019

Daniel Bergen, executive director of the Office of Community Engagement, commented on the showing of “No Small Matter” at Marquette University’s Weasler Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 22. "The film makes clear we know more than ever about children's brains and what they need to thrive," he said.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Feb. 28, 2019

Marquette University’s Camp Kesem offers an exciting week of activities to children of parents with cancer
Allison O’Malley, Diedrich College of Communication student and marketing coordinator for the Marquette camp, said campers aren’t required to talk about their parents’ cancer. “This is a whole week where these kids only have to do things like swimming and rock climbing,” she said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 4, 2019


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