Events and Outreach
What's Happening in the Diederich College of Communication
Throughout the year, the Diederich College of Communication brings
nationally known speakers to campus, encouraging students and faculty
explore vital communication issues. Faculty and graduate students also
enjoy opportunities to present their research, creating a climate of
intellectual curiosity in the college.
Lectures, symposia and conferences presented each academic year by the Diederich College of Communication
Featured Guest Speakers
Each year, the Diederich College of Communication invites a number of distinguished academics and professionals
to share their advice and experience with our community
Diederich College Initiative
This program was created by and for college faculty to initiate and sustain a variety
of activities among faculty and students
that would investigate various
dimensions of communication ethics, values and social justice.
The O'Brien Fellowship
The Perry and Alicia O'Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at Marquette University fosters excellence in journalism
and improves the quality of news and information reaching the American public.
Read stories of faculty, staff and students connecting with Milwaukee area businesses and individuals
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Housed within Johnston Hall, the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is a multimedia website that provides objective
and professional reporting
on urban issues in central city Milwaukee communities
A growing partnership between the college and Messmer High School, a
Catholic high school serving a diverse, urban population,
Messmer students to explore communication majors at Marquette
Urban Journalism Workshop
The Urban Journalism Workshop offers aspiring journalists a sense of the real world of news reporting. During this intensive two-week summer program, high school students use Diederich College of Communication facilities and equipment to provide content for the Urban Voice, a multi-media website capturing diverse perspectives and mirroring the converging worlds of media.