High school students learn how to tell their stories about science and agriculture

Career awareness day brings in 250 students, teachers from 24 schools from across the state; event co-hosted by the J-School. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2019) — The benefits of scientific research and agricultural advancements touch the lives of people around the world in numerous ways, from adapting to the effects of climate … Continued

Missouri doctoral student studies impact of Chinese anti-corruption movement news on college students

Many students believed mass media would be more influential on others; only 30 percent had good understanding of anti-corruption movement. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2019) — As an anti-corruption movement took place in China, researchers including Missouri School of Journalism doctoral student Lei Guo, were curious to learn about the impact that … Continued

Mizzou Alumni Association honors two Journalism faculty and two alumni with Faculty-Alumni Awards

The recognition celebrates outstanding service and professional accomplishments. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2019) — Two Missouri School of Journalism faculty and two alumni are among the 12 that will be honored by the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA) during its annual Faculty-Alumni Awards ceremony on Nov. 15 at the Reynolds Alumni Center. Professor Margaret Duffy is … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Strategic Communication students attend Publicis Multicultural Talent Pipeline conference

Seniors Jennifer Fowler and Adrianna Talavera network, come away inspired by event. By Jerry Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2019) — Senior Missouri School of Journalism Strategic Communication students Jennifer Fowler and Adrianna Talavera attended the Publicis Multicultural Talent Pipeline, an event focused on giving talented students from multicultural backgrounds a chance to network with … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Senior Carly Berthiaume gains experience with internship at Alzheimer’s Association

Berthiaume was the first-ever communications and marketing intern for the Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter. By Jerry Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2019) — Alzheimer’s disease was something senior Carly Berthiaume was all too familiar with when she applied to be a summer intern at the Tennessee Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in Nashville. Both of … Continued

Journalism professors equip students with science and information literacy skills

Interdisciplinary class serves as model for other educators, findings shared in recent research paper By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2019) — In the era of “fake news” and misinformation, Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles and Professor Katherine Reed equipped interdisciplinary students with strategies for telling the truth about science. … Continued

Journalism job research finds writing and news judgment still top skills required

Research inspired after school faculty began examining how to improve curriculum for industry needs By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2019) — In a time when the industry is evolving and journalists need different digital skills, a team of Missouri School of Journalism researchers set out to get a better idea of what employers … Continued

Journalism School to host journalist and author Jon Cohen

Cohen’s talk, “Editing Life: Covering CRISPR’s Powers and Perils” will draw from his extensive reporting on CRISPR gene editing technology in China. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome science journalist and author Jon Cohen to campus Nov. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Monsanto Auditorium, Bond … Continued

Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey awarded the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey has received the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. The award carries with it a $2000 prize. According to the Provost‘s website, Brixey is the first journalism professor to receive this award. “I’m honored and grateful to … Continued

Ethan Brown Receives $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship for Business Reporting

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Ethan Brown is the 2019 recipient of the $2,000 Jerry Heaster Scholarship in Business Journalism. He is studying journalism with an emphasis in investigative journalism. “Ethan was Minnesota’s high school journalist of the year in 2017. In his young career at Mizzou, he has … Continued