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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 13, 2019

TOP STORIES

Marquette students take part in service trips during spring break
Marquette students partnered with the L’Arche program in Erie, Pennsylvania, to help adults with and without intellectual disabilities live a full life. Students also drove to Florida during spring break to help victims of Hurricane Michael rebuild their homes and lives.

Stories aired on WICU-TV (NBC 12, Erie, PA) and WSEE-TV (CBS 21, Erie, PA) and WJHG-TV (NBC 7, Panama City, FL), March 10-13, 2019

Jay Goldberg, clinical professor of biomedical engineering and director of Health Care Technologies Management, was recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors — the highest professional distinction for academic inventors. In an interview, he discussed being an inventor and the invention process. "What we're trying to do is create engineers who want to know more. They want to meet the customer. They want to observe the customer using the product. So, they can observe first-hand, what the problem is.”

Story aired on WUWM-Radio (89.9 FM), March 12, 2019

Marquette to make student housing available during Democratic National Convention
Marquette University says it will make student housing and meeting space available during the Democratic National Convention in July 2020.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), March 12, 2019

McCormick Hall to be demolished in May
Marquette University announced that its residence hall McCormick Hall will be demolished beginning in May. The site will be graded and turned into green space, until a new capital project for the site is identified and approved by the Board of Trustees, the university said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), March 12, 2019

Marquette O’Brien Fellowship leads massive investigation into mental health in prisons
Journalists in Marquette’s O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism led a massive investigation into mental health in American jails. The investigation relied heavily on public records to obtain information.

Story appeared in The Virginian-Pilot, March 10, 2019

Haggerty Museum of Art hosts exhibition on the Great Lakes
The Haggerty Museum of Art will display “Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle” now through May 19. The exhibition examines the many forces that shape the Great Lakes.

Story appeared in The Chicago Tribune, March 8, 2019

Philip Rocco, assistant professor of political science, discussed the Democratic party’s upcoming role in Wisconsin. He expects the party will emphasize "how the state's working class has failed to flourish under Republican leadership" after eight years of Scott Walker as governor.

Story appeared in The Economist, March 12, 2019

The Commons named 2019 Commercial Design Award winner
J.H. Findorff & Son’s construction of The Commons has won an In Business magazine Commercial Design Award.

Story appeared on IB Madison March 2019

Students introduced to Marquette’s carillon bells
Students and the community are beginning to learn more about Marquette’s carillon bells and how to play them. Marquette is home to one of the state’s few true carillons.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), March 8, 201

 

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