Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

Lubar Gift Opens Path to “So Much More” in Law School Public Policy Programs

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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In the announcement of a $5.5 million endowment gift by Milwaukee philanthropists Sheldon and Marianne Lubar to support public policy work at Marquette Law School, perhaps the most important statement ... Read more »

Children’s Hospital Chief Says Her “North Star” Is Good Health for All Kids

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Category: Health Care, Milwaukee, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

When Peggy Troy returned to the Milwaukee area about eight years ago to become president and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, she was struck by the disparities in children’s ... Read more »

State School Superintendent Candidates Differ Sharply in Law School Debate

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

There are many clear divisions between the two candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction when it comes to how each would do the job over the next four years ... Read more »

Human Rights Expert Says Surviving the Holocaust Motivated His Career

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

The last question at the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette Law School on Thursday with Judge Thomas Buergenthal went to a retired Milwaukee school teacher who ... Read more »

Roggensack Calls for Defending Legitimacy of Courts from “Tough Talk” of Critics

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | No Comments »

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack wanted to use her Hallows Lecture at Marquette Law School on March 7 “to start what I hope will be a public conversation ... Read more »

Amid Continuing Concerns, MPS Chief Highlights Progress in School Initiatives

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

“I’m very impatient and I want everything changed overnight. But it doesn’t happen that way.” How does it happen? I Supt takes time. It takes the involvement of pretty much everyone ... Read more »

Author Bemoans “Worship of Ignorance” and Urges New Vitality in US Civic Life

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Category: Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Tom Nichols thinks we’re in a pretty big mess in America. We’re narcissistic in a big way, we are ”obsessed with worship of ignorance,” we’re thin-skinned, we’re unwilling to have ... Read more »

Kleefisch and Nygren Describe “An American Epidemic” in Law School Program

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch asked the audience in Eckstein Hall’s Appellate Courtroom a question: How many of you have been given a prescription for opioid pain medication in the ... Read more »

Abele Offers Big Ideas in Law School Session — Like Making Milwaukee the State Capital

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Category: Milwaukee, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Chris Abele likes to think big. How big? Try this on: “Move the capital.” What? Move the state capital from Madison to Milwaukee? The idea was greeted with laughter when Abele, the ... Read more »

On the Issues: “Politically Homeless” Activist Calls for Change in the System

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Category: Election Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

Katherine Gehl says, “I like to say I’m politically homeless.” It was clear at an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette Law School on Wednesday that she ... Read more »

Mission Week Speakers Urge More Knowledge and Action on Racial Inequality

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Category: Public, Race & Law, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

It’s time for new talk – and a new commitment to change – about race in America. It’s time for a new version of The Talk in America. Those were key ... Read more »

Dick Enberg Offers Insights into the Incredible Al McGuire

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Category: Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Here’s a detail about Al McGuire you likely don’t know: Among his many habits, he liked to lie on the floor. Often, when he was in a hotel room, he ... Read more »