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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.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2010

TOP STORIES

A glimpse at Marquette's new president
Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J., president of the University of Scranton and member of the Marquette Board of Trustees, was named the 23rd president of Marquette University.

Story appeared in BizTimes Milwaukee, Sept. 9, 2010

Olga Yakusheva, assistant professor of economics, discusses how weight-loss behaviors can be contagious among college women.

Story appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Sept. 13, 2010

Karen Hoffman, visiting assistant professor of political science, comments on Tom Barrett's new campaign ad that describes the assault on the mayor last summer.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 9, 2010
Broadcast story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), Sept. 9, 2010

John McAdams, associate professor of political science, comments on the Wisconsin gubernatorial race.

Story aired on WUWM-FM's (89.7) "Lake Effect," Sept. 13, 2010
Story appeared in the Pierce County Herald, Sept. 16, 2010
Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 16, 2010

Cheryl Maranto, chair and associate professor of management, and Douglas Fisher, director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, discuss in separate interviews the Harley-Davidson labor dispute.

Maranto's interview aired on WBUR-FM's (90.9) "NPR: Morning Edition," Sept. 13, 2010
Fisher's interview appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 13, 2010

Stephen Saunders, professor of psychology, explains suicidal impulses in the wake of a proposal to install barriers on the Hoan Bridge.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 10, 2010

Omaha's Creighton chooses next leader from Philly
The current president of St. Joseph University, Rev. Timothy Lannon, S.J., has been named the new president of Creighton University. A member of the Marquette University board of trustees, he also formerly held administrative positions at Marquette.

Story appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 11, 2010

Similar story appeared in the Centre Daily Times, (State College, Pa.), Sept. 10, 2010

Marquette museum gets grant from state art board
The Wisconsin Arts Board has approved an $11,231 grant request for Marquette University's Haggerty Museum of Art, a decision the board had delayed in May.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 14, 2010