News and Events

Upcoming Events

For a complete listing of departmental and college events, see our event calendar.

The Axthelm Lecture: April 23

With MU Athletics, the Diederich College of Communication is pleased to welcome Bill Raftery as this year's Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial lecturer. Mr. Rafferty has provided analysis and worked as an announcer for CBS Sports' college basketball for more than 30 years. He will share his experience as a sports broadcaster with students, with a Q & A to follow his lecture. Please see our Axthelm webpage for details about this event.

Scholarship Week: April 23-26

Join us for three brown-bag lunches in the jPad. We will be hearing from industry professionals who use research regularly in their work:

  • Monday, April 23: O'Brien fellows Erin Richards and Gary Harki Tuesday
  • April 24: Brian Meehan, President / Owner of Celtic Advertising Wednesday
  • April 25: Renee Rafelli Bakken, Managing Editor WISN-TV