Marquette Wire

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...

County layoffs protested

Liz Challice

September 11, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Employees scheduled for the layoff were notified three weeks ago that they would no longer be employed as of Friday. The unions hit hardest were Local 882, the largest union in Milwaukee County, which includes Milwaukee County...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Zimpher exits, search ensues

Stu Thomas

September 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

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...

Americorps

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 9, 2003

Filed under News

of $100 million dollars. "Voices for AmeriCorps"lasted 100 straight hours, from Tuesday to Saturday,according to Marty Friedman, executive director ofEducationWorks, an AmeriCorps grantee. "Voices for Amer...

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...