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Upcoming Events

Alumni Awards Weekend

April 23-25

This year's celebration will honor five J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication alumni who have made significant contributions to the world around them.

Great Lakes Environmental Film Festival

May 1-3

The inaugural Great Lakes Environmental Film Fest will take place from May 1-3 in Milwaukee. Organized by students and hosted by the Diederich College of Communication, it will feature movies with environmental themes with the mission to raise awareness about many ecological issues affecting our planet.

Commencement Weekend

May 16 & 17

Commencement events start May 16. Full schedule and event details here. Congratulations, graduates! 

Big Ideas

Students receive Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Awards for Excellence

Michael Cianciolo and Michael Beiermeister received first place for Sports Play-by-Play for the MUTV broadcast of the Women's Basketball game against Xavier. Michael Cianciolo received second place Sports Story award for his MUTV package on Dwyane Wade's gift to the Live to Dream program. Brian Georgeson received third place in the Promo/PSA/Commercials category for MUTV Fall Sports.  

Marquette alumnus Adam Stockhausen wins Oscar

Marquette alumnus Adam Stockhausen won an Academy Award for his production design in "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Stockhausen was previously nominated for his work on the 2013 film "12 Years a Slave." Stockhausen graduated from Marquette's theater department in 1995. 

Marquette graduate directs Pixar short film "Lava"

James Ford Murphy, Jour '86, just wrapped up his directorial debut for the short film "Lava," a musical love story between Uku, a Hawaiian volcano searching for his true love, and Lele, Uku's love interest. "Lava" opens in U.S. theaters on June 19, appearing with Disney-Pixar's "Inside Out." Read more about Murphy and "Lava" here

DearMKE: Meet Lauren "Lo" Holman

Meet Public Relations major Lauren “Lo” Holman and three of her Marquette University classmates. Find out why they started the “Marquette Explores” blog and get a sense of some of their favorite things about Milwaukee. Watch the DearMKE video

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

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