Marquette Wire

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...

Beer

Cristen Dipisa

September 9, 2003

Filed under News

The campaign "is a creative tool in a multifaceted effort to reduce violence against women," said Dr. Wendy Close, a psychologist in the Counseling Center. "This kind of came out of the idea that alcoho...

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...

Students crave current events in classes

Amanda Becker

September 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"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....

Dental

Susan Haarman

September 9, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, Metro & Politics, News, News

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...