Advisory: Thanksgiving-related story ideas from Marquette University
Nov. 22, 2021
MILWAUKEE — As Thanksgiving approaches, Marquette University is offering the following story ideas and faculty experts to help with coverage.
From a special Thanksgiving dinner for students on campus, to experts speaking on the leisure and the supply chain, Marquette has a variety of topics for Thanksgiving-related stories.
- Marquette’s Campus Ministry will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner for students who will remain on campus over Thanksgiving break. The dinner will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25, at a campus dining hall. Media interested in attending should contact Shelby Williamson, senior communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication, at email@example.com or (262) 441-0516.
- Dr. Marko Bastl, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management in the College of Business Administration, can talk about the state of the supply chain and the impacts on Thanksgiving celebrations and holiday shopping. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dr. Joseph Clark, assistant professor of chemistry in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can explain “boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion” and what can happen if one does not properly defrost a turkey before frying it. Email him at email@example.com.
- Dr. Felicia Miller, associate professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, is available to discuss Black Friday, its role in the shopping season and the trends in retail. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dr. Conor M. Kelly, chair and associate professor of theology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can discuss the significance of leisure and the importance of taking a break over the holidays. Email him at email@example.com.
- Rev. Ryan Duns, S.J., assistant professor of theology in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can discuss the significance of gratitude during Thanksgiving and in everyday life. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dr. Randall Gretebeck, associate professor of nursing in the College of Nursing, can offer tips on nutrition when presented with food and treats at the holidays, as well as ways to work off the extra calories from Thanksgiving dinner. Email him at email@example.com.
For more information on these or any other Thanksgiving-related story, contact Shelby Williamson, senior communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 441-0516.
About Shelby Williamson
Shelby is a senior communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Shelby at (414) 288-6712 or email@example.com