Missouri Journalism Professor Awarded 2009 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Jennifer Rowe Is One of Five MU Teachers to Be Recognized Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2009) — University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz today awarded one of the 2009 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence to Jennifer (Moeller) Rowe, associate professor in the MU School of Journalism. Jennifer … Continued

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Create an Annual Scholarship in Memory of David Lipman, BJ ’53

St. Louis (April 2, 2009) — The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have created a new scholarship in memory of David Lipman, BJ ’53, a longtime reporter and editor for the newspaper. The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded for the first time this fall to a Missouri School of Journalism … Continued

CBS News Anchor Russ Mitchell to Accept Missouri Honor Medal, Host Master Class

Columbia, Mo. (March 30, 2009) — Russ Mitchell, BJ ’82, a CBS News anchor, will accept the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism on Friday, April 3, at the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia. The medal, first given in 1930, is one of journalism’s most prestigious awards. Russ Mitchell, BJ ’82, returned to … Continued

MU Cross-Cultural Journalism Course Available in Kansas City via Internet Video

Columbia, Mo. (March 20, 2009) — The Missouri School of Journalism is now expanding one of its required course offerings to the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Journalism professors at the School coordinate curriculum and transmit the Cross-Cultural Journalism class discussions across the state via Internet video. The overall goal of the course is to provide … Continued

Global Journalist and a Healthcare Publication Created by Magazine Journalism Students Take Top Awards in a Statewide Contest

Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2009) — Publication professionals from around the state of Missouri attended the 2009 Ranly Awards ceremony and gala recognizing outstanding magazines, newsletters, and Web sites, e-zines and e-letters during the Missouri Association of Publications 5th Anniversary Publishing Summit at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia on March 5 and 6. … Continued

Journalism Student to Participate in Fully Funded Exchange Program in Germany

Columbia, Mo. (March 13, 2009) — For the second summer in a row, a Missouri School of Journalism student has been accepted to participate in the fully funded DAAD interXchange internship for journalism students in Berlin, Germany. Paul Weber This year Paul Weber, a journalism and German major, will take part in a structured 11-week study/internship program … Continued

Charles Davis Named National Journalism Teacher of the Year by the Scripps Howard Foundation

Cincinnati (March 13, 2009) — Charles Davis, associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the Scripps Howard Foundation‘s Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is among the winners of the organization’s annual National Journalism Awards, honoring the best in print, Web and electronic journalism and journalism education in 2008. Davis also serves as … Continued

Strategic Communication Career Fair Provides Students Job, Internship Opportunities

Columbia, Mo. (March 13, 2009) — Resumes and portfolios in hand, more than 200 students buzzed around the Missouri School of Journalism’s 2009 Strategic Communication Career Fair in February. Recruiters from more than 20 companies and organizations visited with interested applicants in Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union on the University of Missouri campus, hoping to hire … Continued