There’s never been a more exciting time to be in journalism. Blogs, tweets, smartphones, tablets—all are feeding an ever-growing demand for news. The Merrill College prepares students for this evolving field while grounding them in the fundamentals. It offers state-of-the-art facilities, unmatched access to internships in one of the nation's top media markets, and opportunities to learn from the pros. Your investment helps faculty develop contemporary courses on covering sports, public affairs, science, health, business and more, to attract big-name journalists to the faculty or to speak on campus, and to support students as they get experience interning at ESPN, The Washington Post, USA Today, NPR or network TV affiliates.