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Campus transition to Internet2 continues

Tim Horneman

January 13, 2004

Internet2, a research-oriented group composed of universities, businesses and the government, recently added Marquette to its growing list of members. Marquette received a grant of $200,000 from the National Science Foundation...

Network speed raises student ire

John Heiderscheidt

November 11, 2003

The outage affected a good portion of the Milwaukee area, including Marquette and Time Warner Telecomm. The university responded as soon as the problem was reported, Lang said The slow capabilities and outages left students...

NASA insider talks tragedy at Marquette

Tim Horneman

November 4, 2003

Boisjoly was a technical troubleshooter for Morton Thiokol, a company hired by NASA to make rocket boosters for space shuttles. After showing the famous video of the Jan. 28, 1986 Challenger explosion, Boisjoly explained how he...

Coal plants attract controversy

November 4, 2003

According to a PSC press release, Wednesday's informal decision will likely be finalized by Nov. 10. The two new coal plants will be added to four existing at the sight, giving Oak Creek's plant the ability to produce 24,000 megawatts...

ITS head talks tech to MUSG

Jackie Palank

November 4, 2003

Marquette was hit Monday by a number of viruses, said Kathy Lang, chief information officer for Information Technology Services. In an effort to reach students concerning the viruses and other technological issues, Lang spoke...

Pulled plugs spark furor

Tim Horneman

October 14, 2003

Some Schroeder Hall residents who were taken off of the internet by Information Technology Services last week are upset with the way ITS handled the problem. Last week, ITS handed out letters to 60 Schroeder residents alleging...

ITS unplugs 60 Schroeder residents

October 9, 2003

"We've pretty much done this with all of the computers on the administration side," Shah said. "This process has worked in the past, and now the question is to do it from the student side." Shah said the viral infections had...

Engineering proposes another construction project

Celia Downes

September 25, 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...