Marquette Wire

MU tightens its admission policy

John Heiderscheidt

January 13, 2004

Filed under Higher Education

Just in case applying for college is not stressful enough for potential incoming freshman, those applying to Marquette will have even more to worry about this fall. Due to the abundance of students admitted in the fall semester...

Campus transition to Internet2 continues

Tim Horneman

January 13, 2004

Filed under Higher Education, Science & Technology

Internet2, a research-oriented group composed of universities, businesses and the government, recently added Marquette to its growing list of members. Marquette received a grant of $200,000 from the National Science Foundation...

MU tightens its admission policy

John Heiderscheidt

January 13, 2004

Filed under Higher Education

Just in case applying for college is not stressful enough for potential incoming freshman, those applying to Marquette will have even more to worry about this fall. Due to the abundance of students admitted in the fall semester...

Campaign targets TV alcohol ads

Bridget Thoreson

December 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Alcohol might no longer be advertised during college sporting events if Rep. Tom Osborne (R-Neb.) gets his way. Osborne is sponsoring a campaign to end alcohol advertising during television broadcasts of college sports games....

Work Study alleviates tuition hike

Celia Downes

December 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Many students who work on campus turn their paychecks into rent and bill payments or spending money. For students such as sophomore Patrick Atkinson, though, their earnings go toward funding their education. Atkinson, along...

Safety board asks state to ‘click it’

Matt Ryno

December 4, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News

Over 21,000 lives could have been saved nationally in 2001 if all passengers over the age of 4 wore seat belts. However, Wisconsin is still not among the 18 states in which the police may pull over anyone seen not wearing a seat...

Teachers mull exam format changes

John Heiderscheidt

December 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Several professors do not see the value of giving a comprehensive final exam. James Anderson, professor of biological sciences, is one of them. "By the end of the semester yes, we would love for students to remember what we...