Making a Difference Through Outreach

Stories of faculty, staff and students from the Diederich College of Communication connecting within the Milwaukee community. Click on the links below to read our featured “Community Connections” stories.

Marquette Democracy Project

This initiative brings internationally known activists to Marquette University. The activists discuss their experiences with students as guest lecturers and public speakers, allowing students to learn from the activists' stories.

Marquette Journal Students "Break the Silence"
During this months-long project, students wrote about how suicide has affected them and were interviewed about their work.

Hands on Learning: Behind the Scenes with Allan Tannenbaum
Students visit photojournalist Allan Tannenbaum in New York to produce the “Life Behind a Lens” documentary.

Exploring Eastern Philosophies and Culture
Student travels to Japan to learn about Buddhism in everyday life.

Peace and Conflict in Africa
Student explores issues of survival and Social Justice in the Lake Victoria Basin.

Food Fight Milwaukee
Student interns help tackle local hunger.

Summer in South Africa

Diederich College student takes social entrepreneurship abroad.

Underwood Foundation Doll Project Bridges Cultures
Students help showcase global project through digital storytelling.

Brands Across Cultures
Visiting professor compares advertising in Spain and the United States.

Radio for Change
Third annual Rockathon raises money and awareness for the homeless.

Save the Cats
ADPR students launch campaign to raise awareness about the feral cat population.

“I Love New York” Theater Tour

Former associate dean brings Marquette to the Big Apple.

Southeastern Youth and Family Services

Students help to revitalize a non-profit brand.

Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap
Marquette instructor promotes self-esteem through dance

Marquette Inspires Young Debate Team

Elementary school students learn the art of the argument.

The Messmer Partnership
Providing hands-on professional experience for high school students.

Project Non-Violence

Theater as a tool to inspire social change.

Growing Power Campaign

Student campaigns promote good, clean, fair food.