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
to explore vital communication issues. Faculty and graduate students also enjoy opportunities to present their research, creating a climate of intellectual curiosity in the college.

Calendar

Annual Events
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.

Community Connections
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

Messmer Partnership
A growing partnership between the college and Messmer High School, a Catholic high school serving a diverse, urban population,
encourages 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.

Big Ideas

Sports Dynasty

Why Marquette alumni find success in
sports journalism Learn more

Real-world projects — really.

Students in the Diederich College of Communication worked to plan, launch and manage these Indiegogo crowdfunding projects to support autism research, childhood literacy, service trips, international student housing and an engineering robotics program.


The Value of a Marquette Education

Knowing where your money goes and how the university operates is paramount to understanding the true value of a Marquette education. Working together with our students, we've compiled some key data and laid it out in an accessible, transparent and easy-to-read guide.

Majors in Communication

Interested in pursuing a degree in Communication? Learn more


Danny Pudi Campus Tour

A breakout star on the NBC sitcom Community, Danny Pudi, Comm '01,
recently squeezed in a whirlwind trip to
his alma mater and relived his days as an Admissions tour guide by making this tour video. As you'll see, he hasn't lost the art of
walking backward.

Graduation 2014

College of Communication graduation will take place on May 18, 2014. Learn more.