Marquette Wire

Jesuit colleges lack pro-choice groups

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Recently an application submitted by a group of Marquette students to form VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood was denied by the university due to its promotion of pro-choice activism. Those at other Jesuit universities say...

Grad salaries still low

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, News

College graduates faced generally lower starting salaries as they turned their tassels and prepared to enter the workforce last year, according to a report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Many disciplines,...

Strong tied to MU programs

November 6, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Rich Janosik, finance officer for EdVest, a part of the Wisconsin Treasurer's office which oversees college savings programs, said the state College Savings Program Board decided Monday to look into offering clients alternative...

News Briefs

November 4, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, Higher Education, News, News

Student arrested for posession of controlled substance While doing a walk-through at Carpenter, a staff member smelled a possible controlled substance and requested the assistance of DPS. DPS officers entered the room and discovered...

Air Force General Wins Aspin

stuart.thomas@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News, News

Both awards are named after Les Aspin, an associate professor of economics at Marquette from 1969 to 1971 before beginning a career in politics. Aspin was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives 11 times, and was instrumental...

HAVEN seeks funds

John Heiderscheidt

November 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Marquette's only sexual violence awareness program is looking for new funding resources after being denied a federal grant. The application denied on Oct. 20 was the second request to continue funding. Helping Abuse and Violence...

Minority enrollment rate varies based on different calculations

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

November 4, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, News

While new minority enrollment numbers available from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the 2003-'04 freshman class show little variation from numbers previously reported, different ways of calculating the percent change...

Professor debates marriage laws

Jackie Palank

October 30, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

Marquette professor of political science Christopher Wolfe and Peter Guyon Earle, a Milwaukee civil rights attorney of the firm Earle & Brostrom, participated in a debate concerning the constitutionality and policy implications...

International Affair

Celia Downes

October 30, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Quickly-moving information on the Internet is responsible for alerting students to the phenomenon and has given them greater access to the bargains. A 1998 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which determined that books published in...

Nobel winner recounts successes, looks to future

Jackie Palank

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Maguire thanked Marquette Student Government Speaker Commissioner Susan Haarman, a senior, for her persistent invitations to the campus. "I kept getting all these e-mails to my home saying 'Please come to Marquette,'" Maguire...

Few accept gifts

John Heiderscheidt

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Sixty students received a letter from Residence Life on May 6, notifying them of the opportunity to obtain the 75-meal block plan for both the fall semester of 2003 and the spring semester of 2004. The offer was made in order...

Justice minor now an option

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"He's our man," Duffey said of Friman, who is on sabbatical. Duffey said the minor includes 21 hours of course work in the fields of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, advertising and public relations and...