School to Host Open House During Mizzou Family Weekend

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As part of MU’s Family Weekend activities, the J-School will be hosting an open house at its newsrooms, including the Columbia Missourian.

Event Will Be Held on Friday Afternoon, Sept. 21

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, 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:

  • 8:30-10 a.m. – “Living the Creative Life in a Gig Economy.” Fred W. Smith Forum, Reynolds Journalism Institute.
    • Join Nathaniel Rich, writer and author of The New York Times Magazine and Amy Martin, host of the Threshold podcast, for coffee and donuts and a chat about work, creativity and charting your own course.
  • 1-4 p.m. – Self-Directed Tours
  • 2:30-3:15 p.m. – Guided Tour
    • Overview of the School. Fred W. Smith Forum, Reynolds Journalism Institute.
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Guided Tour
    • Join us for a tour of KOMU-TV, the School’s NBC affiliate. To participate, please meet at the station, 5550 Old 63 South, Columbia, MO 65201.

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: November 5, 2020

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