School to Host Open House During MU’s Family Weekend

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Missouri Journalism students gain hands-on training in professional, faculty-supervised newsrooms.

The Event Will Be Held on Friday Afternoon, Sept. 15

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 12, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri.

A variety of presentations and self-guided activities will be available. Guests can pick up a list of options in the reception area of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Refreshments will be served.

The schedule is as follows:

1-4 p.m.
Welcome Reception in the Palmer Room, Reynolds Journalism Institute
Refreshments provided by Journalism and Communication Learning Communities

  • Meet members of the faculty.
  • Visit with professors who involve students in research.
  • Meet with representatives of the Journalism and Communication Learning Communities.
  • Visit with campus and School media reps.
  • Ask advisers general questions about the curriculum.

2:30-3:15 p.m.

  • Overview of the School in Fisher Auditorium, located in Gannett Hall.
Six O'Clock News on KOMU TV-8
Six O’Clock News on KOMU TV-8

4:30-5:30 p.m.

  • 4:30-5 p.m. KOMU-TV station tour, 5550 Old 63 South, Columbia, MO 65201.
  • 5-5:30 p.m. Watch 5 p.m. news in the studio and in the production room.

Faculty and staff will be on hand in these areas to visit.

Visit the MU Office of Parent Relations website for more information about Family Weekend. For additional assistance, please contact the Office of Parent Relations at 573-882-5539 (toll-free, 888-631-1098) or by email at

Updated: October 23, 2020

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