Marquette Wire

Poverty

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

The American Community Survey was started in 1996 as a means of improving the decennial census process, Nelson said. It offers yearly demographic, social, housing and economic data for a variety of population groups, ranging from...

Technology can create distraction in classrooms

Allison Janda

September 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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...

MUSG Weekend Movies

Tim Horneman

September 11, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Government

Last year, movies were shown on Friday nights only. This year, movies are shown at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturdays. All showings are at the Varsity Theatre and cost $2 with a valid Marquette Card and $3 without. Movies...

Azerbaijan

Anna Kwidzinska

September 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"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...

Campus remembers 9/11 victims on anniversary

Rikida Starace

September 11, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

The day will include a dedication of the American flag, the Wisconsin state flag and Marquette's flag sponsored and funded by MUSG. After the university decided that the flags needed a more prominent and central location on...

City blankets residents in security

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 11, 2003

Filed under Crime & Safety, News

Since the attacks, Milwaukee has taken steps to improve safety in the city, according to Ald. Michael Murphy from the 16th aldermanic district. He said the police and fire departments, as well as the Water Works, have taken "pro-active...

MU professor recieves award

Liz Challice

September 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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...

Hall primaries heat up

Rikida Starace

September 11, 2003

Filed under News, Student Government

"The elections are going well," elections coordinator Sarah Klatt said. "It's very refreshing to see so many people dedicated to this campaign, and there are many new faces getting involved and that is great to see." Cobeen,...

Professor to head UN council

Will Ashenmacher

September 11, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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...

The necessity of quality doctoral programs

John Heiderscheidt

September 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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...