Special Olympics Missouri names Novak Leadership Institute its ‘Outstanding Organization’ for 2019

Jefferson City, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2019) — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has named the Novak Leadership Institute (NLI) at the University of Missouri an “Outstanding Organization” for 2019. Brandon Schatsiek, Multimedia and Athlete Leadership Manager for SOMO, said the three-year partnership of SOMO and NLI has been fruitful for all of SOMO’s constituents and for … Continued

School hosts Power Shift training to equip faculty, staff with resources to help provide workplaces free of discrimination and harassment

Training part of grant program supporting school’s strategic plan By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2019) — This fall, faculty and staff at the Missouri School of Journalism participated in training to fight against gender-based harassment and discrimination, and seek workplace integrity. The training was part of the Power Shift Project curriculum, an initiative … Continued

MOJO Ad presents 2020 State of the YAYA: Under No Illusion

Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication students uncover in-depth research on the 18- to 24-year-old market By Jerry Duggan, Maddie Dunkmann, Jordan Helterbrand, Jennifer Fowler Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10,2019) — MOJO Ad, the premier, student-staffed ad agency at the Missouri School of Journalism, helped pave the way for marketers across the country to target the 18- … Continued

Steve Garrison named the 2019 winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2019) — Graduate student Steve Garrison is the winner of the 2019 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize. The award provides a $500 stipend to one elite writing student each year. Garrison won for a body of work done this past summer, in the midst of a season of severe … Continued

Missouri Method modernizes with journalism school curriculum overhaul

Republished by permission of RTDNA Source: rtdna.org/article/missouri_method_modernizes_with_journalism_school_curriculum_overhaul By Steven Ackermann Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2019) — This semester’s incoming journalism students at the University of Missouri are enrolled in nearly 50 sections of new classes under a major curriculum overhaul that recognizes the prevalence of technical skills among incoming students and promises the opportunity to … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism students selected for AAF’s 2020 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Recipients considered “50 of the most high-potential advertising talent in the country” By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2019) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students have been selected for the 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Students Program sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. The program is part of an AAF initiative promoting diversity and … Continued

Li Yang awarded University of Missouri 2019 International Engagement Award

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 22, 2019) — Li Yang, who assists dozens of undergraduate students earning dual (“2+2”) degrees from the Missouri School of Journalism and top universities in China, received the University of Missouri 2019 International Engagement Award for outstanding staff contribution. The award recognizes meaningful and sustained commitments to international work, whether directly on … Continued