Missouri Journalism Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 18, 2008) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Dean Esther Thorson received the 2008 Outstanding Woman In Journalism and Mass Communication Education award at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) held last month in Chicago. Esther Thorson Given by Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) … Continued

Top Executives, Communication Experts Gather to Discuss Future of Interactive Communications

Event Featuring University of Missouri President Gary Forsee Free and Open to the Public Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2008) — Top corporate leaders, journalists and strategic communicators will gather with citizens Sept. 12 for a spirited, free-flowing roundtable discussion about the future of communications during the centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism and … Continued

Museum Exhibition Offers Unique Look into Power of Photography and Art

Images and Artwork Document Life in Missouri in Honor of World’s First School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2008) — A new exhibition at the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology will test Oscar Wilde’s mantra that “life imitates art far more than art imitates life” with an unprecedented showcase of photojournalism and … Continued

Freedom Sings Brings GRAMMY Award-Winning Musicians to Mizzou Arena Sept. 10

Free Public Concert to Kick Off Centennial/Dedication Celebration Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2008) — “Freedom Sings™,” a critically acclaimed concert and multimedia experience featuring an all-star cast of musicians, will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in Mizzou Arena to kick off the centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism and dedication of the … Continued

New Center Will Create Journalism of the Future

$31 Million Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute to Foster Collaborations Among Professional Journalists, Scholars, Industry Leaders and Citizens Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2008) — To explore new forms of journalism, whether digital, global or hyper-local, the world’s first school of journalism has created a solution-oriented center for ideas, experimentation and research. With fully networked high … Continued

Technology Summit Brings Leading Innovators and Entrepreneurs to New Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism

Technology Pioneers Share Vision for Improving Journalism in the 21st Century Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — Twenty-seven media entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and digital innovators will converge at the new Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) and the Missouri School of Journalism Sept. 12 for a Technology Summit, an exceptional gathering of technology pioneers with … Continued

Renowned Russian Poet to Perform “The Lead Honorarium” during Closing Ceremony of the Missouri Journalism Centennial/Dedication Celebration

The Sept. 12 Evening Event Is Free and Open to the Public Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — As the world’s first school of journalism celebrates its first century on Sept. 12, one of the best known and most widely published poets in the world will commemorate the occasion and the sacrifice of journalists worldwide … Continued

Emmy-Nominated PBS Documentary “Walt Whitman” to Be Screened during Upcoming Celebration

Award-Winning Filmmaker Will Discuss Project and Method after Screening Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — A PBS documentary on the life of poet Walt Whitman, created by Missouri School of Journalism graduate Mark Zwonitzer, BJ ’84, will be shown from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri campus. A discussion with the … Continued