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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.

May 1, 2019

TOP STORIES

Marquette reveals new Athletic and Human Performance Research Center
The $24 million Athletic and Human Performance Research Center was dedicated April 29 after several years of planning.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Biz Times, Athletic Business, April 24, 2019
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV, WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 23-24, 2019
Similar story appeared on Yahoo News, April 24, 2019

Marquette University alum named new bishop of Diocese of Madison
Most Reverend Donald J. Hying, Klinger College of Arts and Sciences ’85, was recently named bishop of the Diocese of Madison by Pope Francis.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Wisconsin State Journal, Catholic Online, The Times of Northwest Indiana, National Catholic Reporter, Catholic Word Report, Herald Malaysia, Crux, Equities, Catholic News Service, April 25-26, 2019
Story aired on WIBA-AM (Madison, WI), WMTV (NBC 14, Madison, WI), WKOW (ABC, Madison), April 25, 2019

Marquette University Law School noted for high bar exam pass rates
In the state of Wisconsin, the diploma privilege system allows graduates of its two law schools to bypass the bar exam, leading to 100 and 99 percent pass rates.

Story appeared on Yahoo Finance, Above the Law, April 22-25, 2019

Marquette University’s School of Dentistry interested in special needs dentistry
Marquette’s School of Dentistry is interested in partnering with a hospital to develop a program that works with patients who have mild special needs.

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

Marquette College of Nursing master’s student’s LinkedIn post goes viral
Lisa Koykar describes her past experiences of being in 11 different foster homes and shares her accomplishments in her nursing profession on LinkedIn. "I was in eleven different foster homes. Here I am after all the tears. I'm set to graduate in less than 3 weeks,” Koykar said.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WDJT-TV (NBC 58), April 30, 2019
Story appeared on Yahoo News, April 30, 2019

Marquette University professor challenges students to put down phones for 48 hours
Kurt Gering, professor of management, challenges class to put down cellphones for 48 hours to experience a less-connected lifestyle. "They didn't care what their friends were doing. And in some sense, it sounds like they were doing it out of a sense of obligation," Gering said.

Story aired on WISN-TV (ABC 12), WAOW (ABC 9), April 30, 2019

Marquette University Law School’s Mobile Legal Clinic featured on Sunday Morning Spotlight Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association provide a free law office on wheels, bringing qualified attorneys into neighborhoods that need them the most.

Story aired on WDJT-TV (CBS 58), April 28, 2019

Marquette alumni donate $2.5 million to men’s basketball program and leadership development
Chuck and Karen Swoboda donated $2.5 million to support the men’s basketball program and leadership development program in the Opus College of Engineering.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Biz Times, April 30, 2019

USA Today journalist and best-selling author speaks at Marquette University
Susan Page, Washington bureau chief of USA Today, presented her best-selling book, “The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty” at Marquette April 30.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 29, 2019

Borsuk: In different ways, both students and teachers are not keeping up
Alan Borsuk, senior fellow in law and public policy, writes on the eight schools in Milwaukee that were listed for recognition and poses concern regarding all of the other schools that never receive recognition. “So what about every other public school and charter school in the city? (Private schools were not included.) Does anybody respond to the fact that, year after year, none of them make the list?”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 26, 2019

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