Marquette Wire

Teenagers biologically more likely to be daring

Eric Oliver

October 16, 2012

Filed under News

According to a new study, teens are more likely to engage in risky behavior than other age groups due to a biological tendency giving them greater tolerance toward uncertainty. The study, published in the Oct. 1 edition of ...

Marquette PEERS project makes headway in helping autistic; program’s future uncertain

Eric Oliver

April 12, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

A developing therapy program at Marquette is helping teens and young adults with autism to develop social interaction skills — and maybe change their brains in the process. The PEERS (Program for the Enrichment and Education...

Legislation and documentary highlight bullying

Andrea Anderson

April 12, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

One-third of American children, roughly 13 million kids, will be bullied this year, and 8 to 20 percent of the student population are bullied once a week or more on a consistent basis, according to a Department of Justice report. Now,...