EXPLORE MARQUETTE DURING HOMECOMING

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Saturday, Oct. 6, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Register online today for Homecoming 2018 events, including Explore Marquette!

Spaces and places may have changed, but the Marquette spirit you remember is stronger than ever. Grab your Explore Marquette passport (pick one up at the Reunion + Homecoming registration area in the AMU, second floor) and explore the centers and innovative spots that define Marquette’s campus today.

Get at least three stamps on your Explore Marquette passport and turn it in at the Reunion + Homecoming registration area (AMU, second floor) by 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, to be entered for a chance to win a free Marquette swag bag full of fun prizes! Must have Explore Marquette passport present to redeem stamps.

Click on the Marquette logos on the map below to get more information about each campus spot open for your explorations!


  • Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Spotlight: Center for Cyber Security Awareness and Cyber Defense (part of the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences): Cudahy Hall, Room 401, 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn how Marquette prepares masters-level students for careers in one of the fastest growing and most vital professions of the 21st century. Dr. Tom Kaczmarek, center director, will share center highlights, including research opportunities around cyber security technology, preparedness and education.

  • Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Spotlight: Center for Peacemaking: 1616 W. Wells St.
    For 10 years, Marquette’s Center for Peacemaking has fostered research and facilitated action that promotes social justice, human dignity and peace. Visit the north side of campus and meet the peacemaking team that passionately supports the center’s mission each day.

  • College of Business Administration: David A. Straz, Jr., Hall, 1225 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Visit the college’s first-floor Straz Atrium, where business students and faculty will provide an overview of Bus Ad’s innovative and nationally ranked centers and programs, including real estate, supply chain management and applied investment management. Learn first-hand how students today become tomorrow’s business leaders through real world industry experiences.

  • College of Education: Schroeder Complex, Room 112, 560 N. 16th St.
    12:30 - 1 p.m.: Socialize and enjoy refreshments with Education alumni, students and faculty.
    1 - 2 p.m.: Presentation/brief overview of how learning connects with our emotions. Dr. Terry Burant and Dr. Karisse Callender will kick off our discussion, and we will then break into smaller groups for in-depth conversation on this detailed topic.


  • College of Health Sciences: Cramer Hall, Room 087, 604 N. 16th St.
    Physician Assistant is one of today’s hottest and fastest growing medical professions. Marquette’s Physician Assistant Studies Program is nationally ranked and growing in demand each year. Hear from Dean Bill Cullinan about the program’s success and the new $18.5 million facility (now under construction) that will house it.

  • College of Nursing: Clark Hall, lower level, 530 N. 16th St.
    Dean Janet Krejci invites you for a tour of the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation. See how Marquette nurses are trained to handle today’s medical situations – often complex and high-risk – using the college’s cutting-edge, simulated health care environment.

  • J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication: Johnston Hall, 1131 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Johnston Hall is the original university building (that’s old!), but inside, the college delivers cutting-edge 21st century education to tomorrow’s communication professionals and stage artists. Interact with students and faculty while exploring some of the latest updates, including the state-of-the-art student media and television production facilities, which boast an exclusive virtual set technology and robotic camera system in the college’s new green-screen studio.

  • LGBTQ+ Resource Center: AMU, Room 140, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Stop by and say ‘hi’ to the center staff, students and LGBTQ+ Alumni Council – all are welcome!

  • Opus College of Engineering: Engineering Hall (1637 W. Wisconsin Ave.) and Haggerty Hall (1515 W. Wisconsin Ave.)
    Student ambassadors and faculty will be on hand as you take a self-guided tour exploring 21st century experiential engineering education. After visiting some of Engineering Hall’s high-tech labs, walk across 16th Street to Haggerty Hall and see Marquette’s new engineering Student Success Center.