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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.

June 26, 2019

TOP STORIES

President Lovell to co-chair national Council on Competitiveness University Leadership Forum
President Michael R. Lovell will be the new co-chair for the University Leadership Forum created by The Council on Competitiveness. The new forum is intended to optimize the role of higher education in the emerging innovation landscape.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Business Journal and Red and Black, June 20-22, 2019

Near West Side Partners ‘Evicted’ exhibit brings renter eviction awareness to Milwaukee
Previously on display in Washington, D.C., at the National Building Museum, the Near West Side Partners will host “Evicted,” the exhibit based on Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The exhibit is an immersive experience that introduces visitors to the intimate, painful process of low-income renter eviction.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 20, 2019

Susan Longhenry, director and chief curator of the Haggerty Museum of Art, discussed how her inspiration from President Michael R. Lovell’s commitment to social justice and community engagement sparked the WaterMarks project that allows Marquette to educate the public on water issues.

Story appeared in The Shepherd Express, June 25, 2019

Doug Fisher, director emeritus of the Center for Supply Chain Management in the College of Business Administration, discussed his time observing the southeastern Wisconsin supply chain while a professor at Marquette. “I don’t think I’ve seen a better time to be going into the business world and selfishly, more specifically, to be in supply chain management; there’s just an awful lot of change and opportunity,” he said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee BizTimes, June 24, 2019

Erik Munson, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science in the College of Health Sciences, commented on why molecular testing has expanded the ability of laboratories to identify certain pathogens associated with STIs. “In the past, we had to rely on serological methods that can be cross reactive with other species of Mycoplasma. In addition, another testing modality would have been culture, and culture is rather insensitive, and it takes about 2 to 3 weeks, if not more, to identify a positive finding,” he said.

Story appeared on Helio: Infections Disease News and Medical Health News, June 21, 2019

MUPD’s community engagement dog Nattie inspires Illinois State University
Gaining inspiration from Marquette University Police Department dog Nattie, the Illinois State University Police Department hired its own community engagement dog. Nattie was mentioned as being loved by students and quite popular on campus, attending various events and even having her own Instagram account.

Story appeared on The Pantagraph, June 24, 2019

St. Joan of Arc Chapel on list of ‘10 things you’ve never done with your kids in Milwaukee’
Recognized for being the oldest structure in Milwaukee, the St. Joan of Arc Chapel was listed as number three for things to visit in Milwaukee if you have kids.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 21, 2019

Marquette, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation now accepting applications for Force for Positive Change Award
The third annual Force for Positive Change Award is a social entrepreneurship program that rewards businesses for solving complex social or environmental challenges in the state.

Story appeared on WisBusiness, June 25, 2019

Alumnus the Most Rev. Donald Joseph Hying will be the next bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Madison. Bishop Hying attended Marquette University and St. Francis Seminary. As bishop he hopes to build trust and find a way to get young people back to church. “A wise nun once told me before I was ordained that every person you are going to meet has a secret sorrow. You listen to those people and forge bonds with them and that's what the communion of the church is about,” he said.

Story appeared on Channel 3000, June 24, 2019
Story aired on WISC-TV (CBS 3 Madison), June 24, 2019
Similar story appeared in Catholic World Report, June 25, 2019

Kate Trevey, director of engineering leadership programs, and Geri "Nana" Fotsch, community supporter and friend of the university, each received a 2019 Women of Influence Award from the Milwaukee Business Journal. “Geri is such an honest, open and authentic woman who understands the complexity of people and the world in which we live," said Opus College of Engineering dean Dr. Kris Ropella.

Story appeared on the Milwaukee Business Journal, June 26, 2019

Alumna Natisha Hiedeman gets WNBA chance with the Atlanta Dream
Former Marquette women’s basketball player Natisha Hiedeman signed with the Atlanta Dream, making this her second chance in the WNBA. Hiedeman previously played for the Connecticut Sun before being released. "The first situation didn't work out and now a new situation came about. I'm super excited and appreciate the opportunity. Can't wait to see what I can do,” she said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Fox News 11 (Atlanta) and The Bulletin, June 19-22, 2019

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