Marquette Wire


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...

The necessity of quality doctoral programs

John Heiderscheidt

September 8, 2003

Features of Marquette's program that helped the university secure the grant include: preparing teacher scholars to address vulnerable populations of society; the opportunity for residencies in research and teaching; dedication...

Raynor Library considers opening all hours

Amanda Mccracken

September 8, 2003

The idea for Raynor Library to be open 24 hours came from MUSG in the 2002-03 school year. After discussing the idea for some time, MUSG put out a survey online for all Marquette students, asking if there would be a need for the...

Princeton survey aims to better aid prospective students

Jackie Palank

September 8, 2003

According to Princeton Review spokeswoman Jeanne Krier, the Princeton Review has surveyed college students annually since 1992 to rank schools on a variety of categories to better aid prospective students. The surveys consist...

Students crave current events in classes

Amanda Becker

September 8, 2003

"It can be difficult to incorporate current events into classes that don't really pertain to them," sophomore Adrianna Picard said. Picard said if a course pertains to current events then the professor should include discussions....

LeBlanc wins 2nd Fulbright award

September 1, 2003

"It's really a mark of excellence internationally," Wake said. As part of his award, LeBlanc traveled to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to teach two graduate-level courses – Human Rights in International Relations and International...

Minor added to curriculum

Clair Shields

September 1, 2003

In addition to the many new things on campus this semester, the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences has added a new social welfare and justice minor to its curriculum. This new minor follows the recent establishment...

Vice Provost

August 27, 2003

A new position has been created in Marquette's graduate school to oversee research. This new position attends to the former responsibilities of the graduate school dean, Griffiths said. "This position continues the academic...

Graduate brings real-world experience to Engineering helm

Lisa Petersen

August 27, 2003

New school years typically bring new things. This one brought a new dean for the College of Engineering. Stan Jaskolski began his tenure as dean on Aug. 1, replacing former dean Douglas Green who resigned last spring for personal...

Freshmen fret over fateful 15

August 24, 2003

"I don't think I'm going to eat any differently than I would otherwise," he said. Blankenheim's attitude toward eating is what health educators stress time and again — consistent eating habits. Freshman year poses a number...