Amy Lenk, Longtime Graduate Adviser, Retires

Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2009) — After working at the Missouri School of Journalism for 35 years, Amy Lenk retired on May 31. Lenk began working as a secretary in the School’s graduate studies office in 1974. In 1979, at age 30, she took a three-year absence to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology at … Continued

Betty Houchin Winfield Wins $10,000 O.O. McIntyre Professorship for Teaching Excellence

By Brian Trojahn Strategic Communication Student Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2009) — Professor Betty Houchin Winfield is the winner of the 2009 O.O. McIntyre Professorship for excellence in teaching, an annual award presented by the Missouri School of Journalism. Winfield, who also is a University of Missouri Curator’s Professor, will receive a $10,000 salary supplement for … Continued

MU Researchers Offer Insights for Advancing Health Communication through Digital Media

By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 27, 2009) — Digital media are changing the environment for communicating health information. In a new book, Health Communication in the New Media Landscape, University of Missouri researchers examine how the digital media revolution is affecting health and health care in the United States. Effective health … Continued

Missouri Faculty, Students Present 36 Papers at ICA Conference

One on Health News Agenda-Building Selected as a Top Public Relations Paper Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism continues to be well represented in research on the national scene, as 36 papers written or co-authored by current students and faculty were accepted for the upcoming International Communication Association convention in Chicago. ICA … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Attend Prestigious White House Correspondents Dinner

By Hui Wang Master’s Student Washington, D.C. (May 13, 2009) — It was an unforgettable night for five Missouri School of Journalism graduate students who were recognized at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner for receiving the Association’s scholarship. Missouri School of Journalism scholarship recipients were congratulated on the stage during the 2009 White House Correspondents’ … Continued

Sara Shahriari Wins $12,000 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship

Master’s Student Will Document the Land Reform Process in Bolivia Columbia, Mo. (May 13, 2009) — Sara Shahriari, a graduate student in the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the 2009 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship award. Shahriari will use the award in the fall of 2009 to document the land reform process in Bolivia. Bolivian President … Continued

Nina Johnson Named Recipient of the 2009 Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 7, 2009) — Nina Johnson, the staff librarian for the Columbia Missourian, was named the 2009 recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award during the recent recognition ceremony. Johnson received a $500 cash award and a plaque. In a nomination letter submitted by the Columbia Missourian faculty, Johnson was praised for … Continued

Four Missouri Photojournalism Students Win in the National Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Columbia, Mo. (May 6, 2009) — Four Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students placed in the 2008-2009 Hearst Journalism Awards Program competition. Patrick Fallon John Hook Anjali Pinto John Tully Overall the School placed in the top five of the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition. The winners garnered points from Hearst’s three photojournalism categorical competitions for the School’s … Continued

Journalism Student Designers Win 34 Awards in National Contest

Columbia, Mo. (May 6, 2009) — Students from the Missouri School of Journalism recently won 34 awards at the 21th annual College News Design Contest, with the top prize, Daily Designer of the Year, going to master’s student Kristin Kellogg. She won a $1,000 prize from the Society for News Design. Jena Anderson Lauren Keirsey … Continued