Marquette Wire

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...

Iraqi Fulbright scholars to resume studies

Will Ashenmacher

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The department will be re-establishing a Fulbright Scholarship Program in Iraq, he said. Up to 20 Iraqi students will arrive in the United States to continue their master's degrees "as early as next year." The State Department's...

Media experts to discuss Iraq

October 28, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

The Nieman Symposium, sponsored by the College of Communication, brings journalists and media experts from all over the country to Marquette's campus to discuss a specific topic. This year, they will be discussing aspects of the...

Mediator to address Irish peace

Tim Horneman

October 23, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Social Justice

Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan Maguire will speak on Marquette's campus Monday about the international work she has spent her life doing. Along with Betty Williams, Maguire won the Nobel in 1976 for her work for...

National minority enrollment up

katie.eichholz@marquette.edu

October 21, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

The Minorities in Higher Education Annual Status Report, issued Oct. 8 by the American Council on Education, found that the number of minority students enrolled in U.S. colleges increased from 2 million in 1981 to 4.3 million...

Federal education funding awaits review

Will Ashenmacher

October 21, 2003

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

The importance of the act is highlighted by a 25-page report of recommendations authored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. The report was signed by more than 40 higher education-related organizations,...

Students voice concerns to administration

Jackie Palank

October 21, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, News

Agnew hopes to see high student attendance at the forum and said she feels students benefit greatly from expressing what is on their minds. "I think the most important thing about the forum is the students' opportunity to interact...

Sports Check

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 14, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Men's Basketball, News, Religion & Campus Ministry, Sports

Tribune: Are you a big sports fan Fr. Wild? University President the Rev. Robert A. Wild: I'm a huge Marquette men's basketball fan. The women's games also and some soccer and volleyball. I certainly try to get to as many games...

Lannon inaugurated as St. Joseph’s President

John Heiderscheidt

October 14, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News, Religion & Campus Ministry

Marquette's loss and another school's gain became official Friday when the Rev. Timothy Lannon was inaugurated as president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. The events began Thursday evening with a dinner held for...

UWM joins terror fight

matt.nash@marquette.edu

October 14, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News

The school will be receiving grants from the federal Defense Appropriations Bill, which passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate, according to Zach Goldberg, press secretary for Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.). The bill...

Female students top male enrollment

Matt Ryno

October 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

Colleges have been reporting an annual increase in female enrollment since the early eighties and numbers are still expected to rise. According to the U.S. Department of Education's Web site, by year 2012, over 10 million women...