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Upcoming Events

2015 PR + Social Media Summit

October 7–8, 2015

Thought leaders from FleishmanHillard, Laughlin Constable, Boelter & Lincoln, Fox Sports Wisconsin, Visit Milwaukee, and Abrazo Marketing will be among presenters to share practical insights and tips on PR and social media strategies to build relationships and drive customer engagement with business results. Register today.

Johnson Controls Ex-CEO to visit

October 8, 2015

Steve Roell, who served as CEO of Johnson Controls from 2007-13, will present to the Issues in Corporate Communication class. The presentation is not open to the the public, but Roell will spend his afternoon on campus.

2015 O'Brien Fellowship Conference

October 8–9, 2015

The 2015 O’Brien Fellowship conference will feature the work of the 2014-15 O’Brien Fellows: Brandon Loomis of The Arizona Republic, Raquel Rutledge of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Marjorie Valbrun, an independent journalist reporting for The Washington Post. Learn more.

Big Ideas

Student reports on Chicago mothers banding together for CNN

Wyatt Massey, '16, is spending his summer working as Features Intern for CNN. He wrote a story about "Mothers Against Senseless Killings," a group of mothers who patrol Englewood, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Chicago. Massey is studying writing-intensive English and advertising. Read more of Massey's work.

"I Am Chris Farley" recalls life of the late Marquette alumnus

The film remembers Marquette alumnus Chris Farley, who starred in "Saturday Night Live" and acted in movies such as "Tommy Boy" and "Wayne's World." Marquette honors the comedian, who graduated with a concentration in communications and theater in 1986, with the Christopher Crosby Farley Scholarship.

Students present Cultura, their magazine journalism capstone

Journalism students in Dr. Nettleton's magazine capstone produced Cultura, a bilingual magazine about arts at Marquette and in Milwaukee. Cultura was produced entirely by the students. Students were required to take on roles writing, editing, fact checking and designing. Cultura was partnered with Spanish students in Dr. Julia Paulk's classes, who helped with the translation of some stories. 

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

Majors in Communication

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Faculty Research

Meet the faculty of the Diederich College of Communication and see what their research is all about.