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Northwestern School of Communication

Our People

Learn more about our talented community.


Focused, driven, creative, and resourceful, our global cohort of students inspire and innovate and across the communication arts and sciences.

Graduate Students

Students across our undergraduate and graduate populations have access to SoC’s leading-edge facilities and often collaborate in their course and co-curricular work. This cross-pollination often results in new discoveries, meaningful mentorships, and a distillation of career goals.

Hear from our students


Be it in entertainment, media, health, education, science, research, business, or government, SoC alumni are changemakers, leaders, and gatekeepers in industries and institutions spanning the world.

Northwestern University epitomizes possibilities and potential. Embark on lasting change by engaging faculty, administrators, and students in healthy discourse across cultural and positional identities to uncover perspectives, promote mutual respect, and explore promising outcomes.”

Melissa Donaldson (GC17), senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Wintrust