21 hrs ago
Wisconsin: Walker, Burke have clear contrasts on education
Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Victim complains AG candidate was biased
Democratic attorney general candidate Susan Happ 's campaign shifted into damage control mode Friday, fending off claims from a sexual assault victim who says Happ let her alleged attacker off too easily because he bought Happ's house. Happ, who serves as Jefferson County district attorney, faces Waukesha County Republican District Attorney Brad Schimel , in the Nov. 4 election.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
It pays to be healthy: Milwaukee Business Journal names winners of Healthiest Employers Awards
Some companies do it with on-site trainers and others with gift card incentives, but no matter the methodology, all of the 2014 winners of the Milwaukee Business Journal's Healthiest Employers Awards have shown their commitment to a healthy workforce. From smaller firms like WorkWise LLC and The Starr Group to medium-sized employers like Franklin Energy Services, to large Milwaukee-area employers including Aurora Health Care and Marquette University , they've all put the effort into ensuring their employees are balancing work with healthy activities.
James Foley and Steven Sotloff - Something You Can Do
Normally I would be putting out a rescue me diary, however, with the beheadings of two Americans in the Middle East, I thought it might be appropriate to dedicate a diary to good deeds we can do in their name to help us cope with the tragedy of these two men's deaths and to celebrate their lives. We cannot save them, however, we can do something in their names that they and their families would be proud of.
The Louisville Cardinal
An interview with Fr. Chuck Walker, new chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries
Walker started at U of L as chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries in June, after being appointed in March to the position by the Archdioces of Louisville. The university has not had a full-time Catholic priest in 25 years, though almost one in three U of L students are Catholic.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Local voices differ on Obama's ISIS plan
As President Obama laid out his plan to beat back the threat from ISIS, Air Force veteran Jacob Flom was doubtful it can work. "I think the only solution in the Middle East is for the US to completely leave the region," Flom said.
Star Parker: Howard Fuller has the answer for Ferguson
Eight days before 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., he received his high school diploma from Normandy High School in the Normandy School District near Ferguson. In January 2013, the Normandy district schools lost their accreditation from the Missouri state Board of Education because of poor performance on standardized tests and poor graduation rates.
resident elected to Girl Scout Board
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast announces the appointment of River Hills resident Billie Jean Smith to its board of directors for 2014-2015. Smith is an intellectual property attorney at Michael Best & Friedrich, Milwaukee, where she aids clients in the preparation and implementation of strategies to achieve desired business goals.
Jim Foley captured and held hostage by ISIS in Syria for "637...
On September 8, 2014 Senator Shaheen of New Hampshire asked for permission to address the United States Senate regarding Jim Foley - the American reporter who was brutally beheaded by ISIS . What she said was very emotional as it was compelling.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
BSU Athletic Director Scholl Leaves For Marquette
Marquette University has found a new athletic director. Bill Scholl comes from Ball State, where he worked in the same capacity.
Marquette University introduces its new athletic director
He oversaw 19 NCAA Division One athletic programs at Ball State University where eight program made the post season and 13 teams either placed first or second in the Mid-American Conference. Scholl also prides himself on academics and under his direction had 14 teams at Ball State scoring better than the national Division One Average in the NCAA's academic progress report baseline.
UW-Madison ranks #47, Marquette #76 among national universities: U.S. News & World Report
Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison broke the top 100 and top 50, respectively, in this year's list of national college rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Marquette University came in at No.
The Janesville Gazette
Matt Pommer: Mary Burkea s bid shows her contrasts to Gov. Scott Walker
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke often is described as "a non-ideological antidote" to Republican Gov. Scott Walker in this fall's election. The 55-year-old Burke is a millionaire who didn't become a Democrat until she was in her 40s.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Friends, family remember journalist James Foley
The parents of one of the American journalists murdered by ISIS in recent weeks spoke at an emotional event Monday night in D.C. "Jim doesn't want us to cry. Jim doesn't.
Celebrations: Aug. 2
The following graduates earned bachelor's degrees, or other degrees as noted, from Marquette University in Milwaukee in May: from Bayside, Lindsay Ruch and Nicholas Boerke , doctorates in law; from Fox Point, Irina Grinberg , business economics; from Glendale, Victoria Giordano , anthropology, Alla Franklin , master's in business administration, Nadreen Bagoun , interdisciplinary international affairs, Heidi Ship , doctorate in law, and Beth Stay , master's in nursing; from Mequon, Joshua Christmas , middle and secondary education; from Shorewood, Madeleine Hayes , accounting, Rahul Sarvadevabhatla , master's in business administration, Emery Gould , clinical laboratory science, Lindsey Dineen , master's in counseling, Lynsy Yoder , master's in educational policy and leadership, Susan Muse , doctorate in English, Theodore Linn , finance, Vincent Giuliani , marketing, Andrew Merkel , ... (more)
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Howard Fuller Has the Answer for Ferguson
Eight days before 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, he received his high school diploma from Normandy High School in the Normandy School District near Ferguson. In January 2013, Normandy district schools lost their accreditation from the Missouri state Board of Education because of poor performance on standardized tests and poor graduation rates.
Marquette University debuts reusable takeout containers in dining halls
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The Miami Herald
Walker, Burke have clear contrasts on education
Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released on Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Oregon's test: Cut Medicaid costs while improving health care for poor
These stories are part of an occasional series produced by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in connection with the O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at Marquette University. Special Section "There is the case of a guy with a heart problem," said Meyer, describing a patient who keeps going to the emergency department, where doctors stabilize him and send him home, only to return days later.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Groups scour Wisconsin AG candidate records
With two months to go before Election Day, conservative and liberal groups are swooping into Wisconsin 's attorney general race and scouring court records for fodder to attack Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Susan Happ as soft on crime. Schimel, Waukesha County's district attorney, has been in the race since October, when Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced he wouldn't seek re-election.