Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Wins $10,000 O.O. McIntyre Professorship

Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2008) — Brian S. Brooks, associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration at the Missouri School of Journalism, won the 2008 McIntyre Professorship for excellence in teaching. The professorship comes with a $10,000 salary supplement for the next academic year. Brooks came to the School in 1974 after working in Vietnam … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty and Students Presented 46 Papers at 2008 ICA Conference

Columbia, Mo. (May 27, 2008) — Missouri School of Journalism researchers presented 46 scholarly papers at the 2008 conference of the International Communication Association, one of the leading communication-related academic organizations. Top row, from left: Rachel Bailey, Petya Eckler, Elizabeth Gardner, Kyle Heim, Sung Wook Hwang, Yusuf Kalyango. Second row: Anastasia Kononova, Jeremy Littau, Jennifer Malle, … Continued

The Impact of a Changing Media Environment on Advertising Ethics to Be Explored in National Discussion

Retiring AAF Executive Wallace S. Snyder Selected to Lead as Distinguished Visiting Professor Columbia, Mo. (May 22, 2008) — An upcoming yearlong discussion about advertising ethics in a digital global environment will help the industry uphold its high standards. Today’s Challenges in Advertising Ethics will explore the key questions that corporations and strategic communication companies … Continued

First Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow Selected

Contact: Jon Stemmle Phone: (573) 882-6225 E-mail: Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2008) — “The world of journalism is in a state of flux and so is the health of the world.” The words that Paula Hunt used to open her application letter for the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow position resonated with the search committee, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Featured in New Newseum

The Interactive Museum of News Blends Five Centuries of News History with Technology and Hands-on Exhibits Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2008) — Antique typewriters, Saturday Night Live props and lunch counter stools may sound like an odd collection, but Missouri School of Journalism alumna Margaret Engel spent the better part of six years tracking down … Continued

School of Journalism to Recognize 499 Graduates at Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2008) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its 499 May and August graduates during commencement ceremonies at 2 p.m., Friday, May 16, at Mizzou Arena. Family and friends of the graduates do not need tickets to attend. Seating will be open. This year’s commencement takes place during the School’s … Continued

Elizabeth Hardt Wins 2008 “Pat on the Back” Award for Outstanding Contributions to the School

Columbia, Mo. (May 1, 2008) — Executive Staff Assistant Elizabeth Hardt won this year’s “Pat on the Back” award, which honors outstanding contributions by Missouri School of Journalism staff members. As executive staff assistant to the dean of journalism, Hardt helps facilitate faculty reappointment, promotion and tenure processes in addition to completing clerical work for faculty … Continued

11 Missouri Journalism Students Receive Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists

Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2008) — The Society of Professional Journalists recently honored 11 Missouri School of Journalism students’ reporting skills with 20 Mark of Excellence awards. Eleven stories from all of the School’s student-staffed outlets won first-place awards in the 2008 Region 7 competition, allowing them to advance to the national competition. In addition, nine … Continued

Gift Creates Opportunities for Science Journalism Students, Honors Former Journalism Professor

Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2008) — Journalists constantly face the challenge of communicating technical health and science information in a way that informs and excites the general public. As scientific advancements become more complicated, the need for skilled writers increases. A recent gift to the Missouri School of Journalism will give students the opportunity to … Continued