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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 8, 2019


Marquette University students featured on ABC News for ‘Confldence’ box
Understanding how crucial mental health is, Marquette students Mae Haggerty, Jonathan Constantine, Panagiota Roumeliotis and Isaac Haubrick-Feil launched “Confldence,” a self-care box that is delivered to college students across the United States.

Story aired on Good Morning America, ABC News, May 8, 2019

President Lovell celebrates 175th anniversary of Milwaukee Archdiocese with Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki
Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki, Marquette President Michael R. Lovell, the Marquette gospel choir and parishes throughout the region celebrated at Pere Marquette Park before walking to the Cathedral for Mass.

Story appeared on Catholic Herald, WITI-TV (FOX 6), WISN-TV (ABC 12), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), May 7, 2019

Marquette University Law School Poll shows President Trump’s likability in Wisconsin
According to a Marquette poll conducted in April, 46 percent of respondents said they would vote against Trump, 28 percent said they would vote for him and 14 percent say they would probably vote for him.

Story appeared in The New Yorker, May 1, 2019

Marquette University highlights importance of mental health during finals week
Marquette offered a variety of events to help students with stress, including playing with therapy dogs and offering "Cookies with a Dean" courtesy of Dean Kris Ropella in the Opus College of Engineering.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), May 7, 2019

Free Summerfest admission for those wearing Marquette gear
Summerfest will grant free admission to anyone wearing a Marquette hat or shirt on June 28, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, On Milwaukee, May 6, 2019
Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), WISN-TV (ABC 12), Radio Milwaukee, May 6-7, 2019

Marquette University to host ‘Refugee resettlement in Milwaukee’
Marquette, along with Journey House and the International Institution of Wisconsin are hosting “Refugee resettlement in Milwaukee,” an event to share results and an action plan with the community on Saturday, May 11.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, May 6, 2019

Coach Steve Wojciecowski signs five-year contract with Marquette
Steve Wojciechowski, head men’s basketball coach, signed a two-year extension with Marquette University that runs through the 2023-24 season.

Story appeared in The Washington Post, Bleacher Report, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Business Journal, Channel 3000, The Score, May 7, 2019
Story aired on WTMJ-AM, May 7, 2019

Marquette University School of Dentistry to partner with Elkhorn clinic
Marquette dental students are able to complete internship requirements at the Open Arms Free Clinic in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

Story appeared in Lake Geneva Regional News, May 8, 2019

Dr. David Baker, professor and associate chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, and John Mantsch, chair of Department of Biomedical Sciences, have raised $5 million for their company Promentis Pharmaceuticals Inc., which is in the process of developing a drug to treat trichotillomania.

Story appeared in the BizTimes Milwaukee, May 1, 2019

Marquette University commemorates McCormick Hall with a collectible can koozie
McCormick Hall can koozies are available for a $1 minimum donation to Marquette's Backpack Program, a service that provides groceries to students who do not have access to affordable food. "We have been very aware of the sentimentality for ‘the can’ and wanted to give our alumni and parents the opportunity to purchase something fun to remember McCormick Hall," said a statement from the university

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 8, 2019

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