Columbia Missourian to Continue as a Home-Delivery Print Newspaper; Two Editions to Be Discontinued

University of Missouri Provost Brian Foster announced today that the Columbia Missourian will publish a print publication five days a week instead of the current seven. The decision confirms the importance of the Columbia Missourian as a teaching and research laboratory for journalism students and allows the paper to weather its economic challenges. “As the … Continued

Journalism School to Recognize 134 Graduates during Fall Commencement

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its 134 fall graduates during commencement ceremonies at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, 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 40 … Continued

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Establishes Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2008) — The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced today the awarding of a $2 million grant at the Missouri School of Journalism to establish the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism. The new chair will allow for the expansion of business journalism course offerings at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral … Continued

Associate Professor Stephanie Craft Receives Kappa Tau Alpha Chapter Adviser Grant

Stephanie Craft Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2008) — Stephanie Craft, associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded a Kappa Tau Alpha Chapter Adviser Research Grant in the amount of $750. She is the first Missouri chapter adviser to receive one of the grants. Craft will use the grant to study how journalists … Continued

Ornaments Depicting the Missouri School of Journalism and Reynolds Journalism Institute Will Decorate the 2008 Missouri State Tree in Washington, D.C.

Artists Eon Ju Jeon Mark Langeneckert Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2008) — The 2008 Missouri State Tree in the Pathway of Peace will be adorned with official ornaments depicting the Missouri School of Journalism, the world’s first, founded in 1908, and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, which was dedicated Sept. 12. The Pathway of … Continued

New York Alumni to Host a Discussion on the Next Century of Journalism

Missouri School of Journalism Graduates to Lead the Dec. 4 Conversation Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2008) — New York alumni and guests can meet with friends and network while participating in an interactive discussion about the next century of journalism during an upcoming event. The meeting of the New York City chapter of the Mizzou Alumni … Continued

HCD Research Partners with Missouri School of Journalism to Conduct Advanced Consumer Advertising Research

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism and HCD Research formally announced today that they are joining forces to conduct consumer advertising research studies using sophisticated research techniques and advanced online methodologies. HCD Research is partnering with the Psychological Research on Information and Media Effects (PRIME) Lab, while the project is funded … Continued

Radio-Television Journalism Students, Faculty, Staff Recognized with Regional Emmy Awards, Nominations, Scholarships

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 31, 2008) — The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized Missouri School of Journalism radio-television journalism students, faculty and staff at the 32nd Emmy Awards gala on Oct. 4 in St. Louis. Students Ashley Reynolds and Charlotte Bellis won Emmy Awards in the best student entry category … Continued

Researchers Advance Health Communication for At-Risk Populations

The $8.6 Million Grant Will Fund Efforts to Improve Health Literacy, Health Outcomes By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 24, 2008) — The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded an $8.6 million grant to the University of Missouri Health Communication Research Center (HCRC), in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis, to advance … Continued