Waterhouse Family Institute

The only institute of its kind in the United States, the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society (WFI) emphasizes the vital role of communication in the creation of a more just world. Students have many opportunities to explore the ethical dimensions of communication.

They can attend WFI-hosted conferences and symposia, which bring renowned scholars and professionals to campus. They can participate in the Vatican Internship Program, work on social justice documentaries or partner with faculty members on research projects. Students even can design their own research, internship experiences or service initiatives.