Unlocking new value for industry partners and Marquette University students through challenging the status-quo. 

At Marquette University, we recognize that "innovation" in higher education is more than the discovery of new knowledge through academic research. To seek innovation also compels us to consider how we can go beyond our own discplinary silos and traditional models of education and industry engagment to create new value for our students and partners. 

Welcome to different. Welcome to Innovation Alley.

Our Initiatives & Programs

Innovation Alley is constantly evolving. Below outlines some of our current initatives. We invite industry partners who want to engage in these offerings, or are interested in exploring how these might be tailored and customized to fit their specific organizational needs, reach out to us today.  

Applied Learning & Experiential Learning

Working with industry partners to place our students into applied learning environments where their problem solving, team work, and ingenuinty are put to the test to create real value. 

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Customized Professional Learning & Development

Collaborating with partners across campus to develop new approaches for professional learning that help meet industry needs in real time.

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Innovation Challenges

We collaborate with a multitude of partners across campus to develop and offer unique experiences for our students to engage in innovation in real time. Many of our offerings are sponsored by industry partners, showcasing the ingenuity of our talent while connecting them to world-class organization. 

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Future Areas of Focus

Innovation Alley continues to explore areas where new strategic initiatves could make a positive impact for the Marquette community and its partners. The list below represents areas that Innovation Alley is actively engaged in exploring with other units on Marquette's campus as well as with select industry partners. 

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