Marquette University

Changemaker Campus
Network Member Since 2010

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with more than 8,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students. A Marquette education offers a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations for students and prepares them to Be The Difference. To help support a culture of changemaking and innovation university-wide, Marquette launched the 707 Hub in 2017. Part of the Office of Research and Innovation, the 707 Hub is a space designed to foster collaboration and innovation. Because anyone can be innovative, the 707 Hub is open to all students, faculty, and staff and encourages a cross-disciplinary approach to solving problems. The Social Innovation Initiative, located in the 707 Hub, helps students develop changemaking skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, and grow their networks through a series of curricular and co-curricular programing. The University’s Jesuit mission has made social innovation a natural fit for the institution and been a powerful tool for interdisciplinary learning. Marquette’s pillars – excellence, faith, leadership, and service – form the foundation for preparing agents of positive social change.