Washington Program Students Gain Professional Experience, Networking Contacts

By Joan Niesen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2009) — Each semester, the Missouri School of Journalism sends both graduate and undergraduate students to Washington, D.C., to complete professional and other work projects. This fall, as always, the students are making their mark upon the District of Columbia and refining their journalism skills. Joshua … Continued

Recruiters from Top Media Companies Participate in Recent Career Fair

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2009) — The Missouri School of Journalism hosted recruiters and employees from several high-powered media organizations at its fall career fair. The fair, which was held in Stotler Lounge of Memorial Union, was organized by the Career Services office in the journalism school and featured a morning session with faculty about … Continued

Dean Mills Discusses the Future of Journalism during the Fudan University School of Journalism’s 80th Anniversary Activities

By Ernest Zhang China Program Coordinator Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2009) — “Journalism education programs are more crucial than ever to the survival of quality journalism,” noted Dean Mills, dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, during his remarks on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the founding of China’s first school of journalism, … Continued

MU Researchers Find Internet Search Process Affects Cognition, Emotion

Readers’ Physiological Responses to Online Content Provides New Insight for Advertisers By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 13, 2009) — Nearly 73 percent of all American adults use the Internet on a daily basis, according to a 2009 Pew Internet & American Life Project survey. Half of these adults use the Web … Continued

Student Work Recognized in Statewide Competition

The Columbia Missourian Wins 28 Awards in the 2009 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 2, 2009) — The Columbia Missourian received 28 awards – including seven first-place winners – in the 2009 Missouri Press Association‘s Better Newspaper Contest. Second Place, Best Sports Photo: “How bout them … Continued

Doctoral Student Rachel Young Named 2009 Paul Synor Fellow

Program Enhances Strategic Communication Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism By Joan Niesen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2009) — Rachel Young, a first-year doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2009 Paul Synor Fellow. Her research emphasis is in health communication, specifically addressing disparities in preventive care among adolescents … Continued

Thorson, Duffy Surprised with President’s Award at the Annual Missouri Press Association Convention

Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2009) — Missouri Press Association president Vicki S. Russell surprised two Missouri School of Journalism professors with the President’s Award at the group’s recent convention in Kansas City. The MPA President’s Award was established to honor a person or persons who’ve made a special impact on that president. Margaret Duffy (center) … Continued

Master’s Student Boris Korby Awarded David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship, Will Intern at ABC Washington News Bureau

By Joan Niesen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2009) — Boris Korby, a second-year master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, was awarded the David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship, which will provide him with a spring internship at the ABC News Washington Bureau. Boris Korby The fellowship, which was created in 1993 by Sam … Continued

Summer Program in Prague Offers Strategic Communication Students an Opportunity to Work with Nestlé, McCann Erickson and Charles University Students

By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 8, 2009) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students worked alongside nine students from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, to develop an integrated strategic communication campaign for the global giant nutrition and health company Nestlé. The group’s project focused on introducing a popular powdered cocoa mix, … Continued