Missouri Business Alert, School of Journalism announce $3 million gift

The donation is the largest in publication’s history; endowment will help create a center for Business Journalism at Mizzou. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 26, 2020) — A $3 million gift, given by an alumna who is “grateful for her education” from the Missouri School of Journalism, will ensure the future of Missouri Business Alert and contribute … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism welcomes a new faculty member, announces promotions

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 17, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes a new faculty member and announces promotions for seven others for the 2020-21 academic year. Those promoted to the academic rank of professor are Jeanne Abbott, Jennifer Rowe and Scott Swafford. All are members of the School’s professional practice faculty.  Cristina Mislán, a member … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons receives MU Connect Champions award

Associate Professor Amy Simons received the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the @UPCEA for significant contributions to credit or noncredit programs and providing inspirational teaching to professional, continuing, and/or online education students. Award honors faculty, staff, teaching assistants and students who use the application creatively and effectively to enhance student success. By Marcus Wilkins … Continued

Pop-up newsroom serves MU students and state

Working from May until August to cover the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across Missouri, pop-up newsroom staff include Claire Colby, BJ ’20; Madison Conte; Madison Czopek, BJ ’20; Peter Georgiev, MA ’20; Taylor Guidry, BJ ’20; Regan Huston, BJ ’20; Arin Jemerson, BJ ’20; Madison McVan, BJ ’20; Regan Mertz; Ty Stewart, MA ’19; … Continued