Journalism Students Claim Overall Victory in 2007 Freshman iLife Challenge

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 31, 2007) — Several hundred self-made stars of the silver screen, faculty members and campus leaders, including Chancellor Brady Deaton, packed Bush Auditorium in Cornell Hall the night of Nov. 27 to honor the winners of the 2007 Freshman iLife Competition. The annual iLife Competition, pioneered in 2004 by professors in the Missouri … Continued

School Hosts Videoconference with Global Scholars about International Election News Coverage

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 27, 2007) — Journalism researchers from around the world recently discussed international election news coverage via a videoconference hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism. Researchers from Moscow State University in Russia, the University of Warsaw in Poland and the Catholic University of Argentina discussed the recent presidential election coverage in Argentina and … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Magazine Students Remake Fundraising Publication for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 27, 2007) — Patrons and supporters of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis will most likely open their mailboxes next March to find the strategic efforts of a creative group of Missouri School of Journalism magazine publishing students. As part of the final capstone project in Associate Professor John Fennell‘s magazine publishing class, six … Continued

Freedom Sings Performance to Launch 2008 Centennial-Dedication Activities

All-Star Cast to Highlight First Amendment Freedoms through Three Centuries of Banned or Censored Music in America Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2007) — You are an exceptional individual if you can name all of the fundamental freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. A 2006 survey found that only three Americans in … Continued

Journalism School to Recognize 136 Graduates during Fall Commencement

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 7, 2007) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its 136 fall graduates during commencement ceremonies at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at Jesse Auditorium in Jesse Hall. Family and friends of the graduates do not need tickets to attend. Seating will be open. Graduate degrees will be awarded to 31 students, … Continued

Strategic Communication Students Join Professionals to Set Record Sales

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2007) — En route to a No. 1 ranking this season, the Missouri Tigers football team scored a big win on Homecoming in October. It wasn’t the only top-ranked program, however, to achieve Homecoming success. Off the field, 16 Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students spent the two weeks before Homecoming … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Shares Grant to Improve Missouri’s Health Literacy

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2007) — The Missouri School of Journalism is part of a $726,784 grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health to build an infrastructure that will become an interactive and comprehensive health literacy resource throughout the state. The award was given in conjuction with the MU Center for Health Policy. The grant … Continued

New Center to Preserve and Showcase Historical Photojournalism Collections

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2007) — An unparalleled documentary photojournalism resource at the Missouri School of Journalism will be dedicated next September during the centennial of the School and the dedication of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. The Angus and Betty McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies, named for the renowned photography innovator and educator … Continued