Marquette Wire

Al-Anon comes to campus

October 1, 2003

Jean Grow, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, said there was an expressed interest in the immediate area which created the need for a new meeting group. The number of group members is difficult to pinpoint...

Engineering proposes another construction project

Celia Downes

September 24, 2003

Saying it would benefit both the school and the larger community, members of the civil and environmental engineering department plan to propose a new undergraduate major in construction management. The concept of an undergraduate...

Students prefer long weekend to Friday class

Amy Guckeen

September 24, 2003

Those who prefer spending quality time with their pillows on Friday mornings can feel a little sympathy for students at Syracuse University. Syracuse students accustomed to forming their class schedules with a three-day weekend...

Actor activist to unveil Raynor

Lydia Cox

September 17, 2003

The new library features state-of-the art technology, improved study areas and comfortable amenities, said Dean of Libraries Nicholas Burckel. "The Raynor merges conventional library resources with innovative technology to...

Writing center moves

Meg Lavery

September 17, 2003

The old facility used to be a residence hall and was not specific to the needs of the staff and students, said Writing Center director Paula Gillespie. Senior Sheila Keane, a tutor at the Writing Center, said the atmosphere...

Technology can create distraction in classrooms

Allison Janda

September 10, 2003

While this is not a rampant concern, some professors are witness to the growing trend. English teaching assistant Nicholas Behm has not had first-hand experience with distracted students, but said some of his colleagues have. "I've...


Anna Kwidzinska

September 10, 2003

"Old, tired, hunched over, sad-looking — drooling," Dasney said of the Pope. "However, at the same time, still powerful, commanding, dedicated and determined to carry on. Professional. Holy." Dasney traveled to Azerbaijan...

MU professor recieves award

Liz Challice

September 10, 2003

University Provost Madeleine Wake said she was "very excited" upon hearing the news of Hribal's achievement. "This is a very prestigious award and it marks Professor Hribal as a leader in terms of literature," Wake said "Guggenheim...

Professor to head UN council

Will Ashenmacher

September 10, 2003

He applied for the position in January 2003 and was flown to Geneva six months later to be interviewed by a board of UNECE members. He was offered the position on Aug. 14. Chowdhury said he will report to Geneva later this...


Susan Haarman

September 8, 2003

The state government gave over $15 million worth of funding to the construction of the new dental school because it is the only dental school in the state of Wisconsin. Because it received state funding, the school is affected...

Zimpher exits, search ensues

Stu Thomas

September 8, 2003

The process of interviewing and narrowing the candidates will be similar to that of the 1998 search for a chancellor that brought Zimpher to UWM. "The search process that led to the hiring of Chancellor Zimpher worked well...

IL Tuition

Amy Bauer

September 8, 2003

The bill will take effect in fall of 2004 at the earliest. The fixed rate is set upon acceptance to one of the Illinois public universities and guaranteed for four years. Abby Ottenhoff, press secretary for Blagojevich, said...