Winter Olympics-related story ideas from Marquette University
Jan. 24, 2022
MILWAUKEE — As the Winter Olympic Games approach, Marquette University is offering the following story ideas to help with your coverage:
- Matthew Mitten, executive director of the Sports Law Institute and professor of law in the Marquette University Law School, can discuss the legal issues that arise during the Winter Olympic games in Beijing, China. Email him at email@example.com.
- Dr. Christopher Stockdale, assistant chair and associate professor of physics in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can talk about the one topic in physics that winter athletes must have a handle on: friction. Whether on ice or snow, how an athlete manages friction can mean the difference between a gold medal and a top 10 wipe-out video. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Dr. Barrett McCormick, professor emeritus of political science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can respond to questions about human rights in China, U.S.-China relations, China's role in international politics and more. Email him at email@example.com.
- Dr. Karen Hoffman, director of the Les Aspin Center and adjunct associate professor of political science in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, can discuss the United States’ diplomatic boycott for the Olympics, including the reasoning behind it and the impact it can expect to have. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marquette alumnus at the Winter Olympics
Emery Lehman, Marquette alumnus and speedskater, will be competing at the Winter Olympics the 1500m event. It will be the Oak Park, Illinois, native’s third Winter Olympics.
Media interested in covering these or other Winter Olympics stories should contact Kevin Conway, associate director of university communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication, at email@example.com or (414) 202-9329.
About Kevin Conway
Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or firstname.lastname@example.org.