Scholarly Symposium to Highlight 1908 as a Pivotal Year in American Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 21, 2008) — A group of nationally renowned scholars and writers will help launch the centennial/dedication celebration by taking a look back at the year 1908 and its role in the history of American journalism. The symposium, “From Whence We Came to Where We’re Going,” will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, … Continued

New Book Offers Insider’s View of the World’s First School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 21, 2008) — It is a little known fact that Walter Williams (1864-1935), the man who fought to establish the world’s first school of journalism at the University of Missouri and eventually served as its first dean, came close to turning the position down. “It would not be financially advantageous,” Williams wrote to a friend while … Continued

Strategic Communication Senior Selected to Most Promising Minority Students Program

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2008) — Brandon C. Byrd, a Missouri School of Journalism senior majoring in strategic communication, is one of 50 students in the nation selected by the American Advertising Federation to join the Most Promising Minority Students Program (MPMS). Brandon C. Byrd The prestigious award allowed him to travel to New York City … Continued

Strategic Communication Students to Benefit from $100,000 Scholarship Endowment

Alumna’s Gift Helps Attract Out-of-State Students By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2008) — Some out-of-state students have the desire to study strategic communication at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism, but they need financial support to do so. Because of a generous gift by a 1946 alumna, those students will … Continued

Missouri Press Association Announces Centennial Golf Classic

Proceeds to Benefit Refurbishment of MPA Student Lounge in Lee Hills Hall Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2008) — Golf enthusiasts will have a chance to tee-off the social side of the Missouri School of Journalism Centennial and Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Dedication with the Missouri Press Association‘s Centennial Golf Classic. On Sept. 10-12, 2008, … Continued

Informal Reunions and Group Gatherings Night Available at Centennial-Dedication

Tiger Twilight Festival to Offer Live Entertainment and Mizzou Spirit Rally Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 11, 2008) — For those wanting to organize a class reunion during September’s centennial-dedication celebration, catch up with friends at favorite restaurants and bars or simply stroll around downtown Columbia, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, will be your night. Ninth Street in … Continued