ADVISORY: Thanksgiving-related story ideas from Marquette University
Nov. 21, 2022
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 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 free dinner will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24, at Cobeen Hall. Media interested in attending should contact Melissa Barclay, senior communication specialist in the Office of University Relations, at email@example.com or (414) 288-6712.
- 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. Marilyn Frenn, professor and interim associate dean for research 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 her at email@example.com.
Media interested in covering these or other Thanksgiving-related stories should contact Melissa Barclay, senior communication specialist in the Office of University Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Melissa Barclay
Melissa is the senior communication specialist in the Office of University Relations. Contact Melissa at (414) 288-6712 or email@example.com.