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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.

April 17, 2019

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Marquette University Law School Poll reveals support for Gov. Tony Evers’ proposals
Wisconsin residents showed support toward key portions of Gov. Tony Evers’ agenda, including raising the minimum wage, spending more on special education and legalizing medical marijuana.

Story appeared on U.S. News & World Report, April 10, 2019
Similar story appeared on USA Today

Marquette University Law School Poll shows top choices for Democratic presidential candidate
Among the 12 current or potential Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders is a top choice of 32 percent of voters followed by former Vice President Joe Biden with 29 percent.

Story appeared on The Washington Post, News Max, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wausau Daily Herald, Green Bay Press Gazette and Herald Times Reporter, April 10-11, 2019

Marquette University Law School Poll reveals opinions on President Trump
In the state of Wisconsin, 46 percent of voters approve of the job he is doing as president; 52 percent disapprove.

Story aired on NBC News, WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WITI-TV (FOX 6), WEAU-TV (Eau Claire, NBC 13), WSAW-TV (Wausau, CBS 7), KPVI-DT (Pocatello, ID, NBC 6), Milwaukee Public Radio and dozens of other news outlets nationwide, April 10-11, 2019


Marquette University faculty researchers receive $1.9 million grant
Dr. Robert Wheeler, assistant professor of biomedical sciences, and Dr. John Mantsch, professor and chair of biomedical sciences, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health that will fund research into disorders like addiction and depression.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 16, 2019

Marquette University welcomes new women’s basketball coach Megan Duffy
Megan Duffy has replaced Carolyn Kieger as women’s basketball coach. Duffy is the sixth women’s basketball coach in program history, and the university says it is excited to welcome her to the Marquette family.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Journal-News, Herald Times Reporter, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune and BigEast.com, April 10, 2019
Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WXIX-TV (ABC 19) and WHIO-TV (CBS 7), April 10-11, 2019

Statue installed in Grotto of the Blessed Virgin Mary behind St. Joan of Arc Chapel
A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary imported from northern Italy was placed in the Grotto of the Blessed Virgin Mary behind Marquette’s St. Joan of Arc Chapel on Monday, April 15. A formal dedication featuring Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki will be held May.

Story and photo gallery appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Similar story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WDJT-TV (CBS 58), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12) and WLUK-TV (Green Bay, WI, FOX 11), April 15, 2019

Marquette University welcomes new vice president for human resources
Claudia Paetsch, human resources director and business partner at Northwestern Mutual, will step into her role as vice president for human resources at Marquette University on April 22.

Story appeared on The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 11, 2019

William Donaldson, professor of chemistry, commented on the work students are doing in his lab with dementia prevention. “The information that we get back from that group is what helps us to design and think about what we're going to make next," he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), KAKE-TV (Wichita, KS, ABC 10), KTVQ-TV (CBS 2, Billings, MT), KDVR (Medford, OR, ABC), WXXV (Bilozi, MS, FOX), WULK (Green Bay, WI), KEZI (Eugene, OR, ABC), WBBH (Fort Myers, FL, NBC), WAFF (Huntsville, AL, NBC), WSAW (Wausau, WI, CBS) and WCJB (Gainesville, FL, ABC), April 11-12, 2019

Stephen Movarec, postdoctoral fellow of history, recollects on his time in France spent at Notre Dame Cathedral. “I can remember during the first couple weekends I spent in France, I actually went up the tower. Standing next to a gargoyle looking over the city, it was a pretty magnificent thing,” he said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4) and WGBA-TV (Green Bay, NBC 26), April 16, 2019

Marquette University to partner with Oakton Community College
Marquette University is offering a guaranteed admission program to Oakton student transfers with at least 24 credit hours and a specified GPA.

Story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald, April 16, 2019

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