Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant Largest Ever for University of Missouri

$31 Million Grant to Establish Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2004) — The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced today the awarding of $31 million to the Missouri School of Journalism for the creation of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, a center that will focus on advanced studies of journalism and its role in democratic societies. … Continued

Public Relations Text Published by Journalism Professor

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 12, 2003) — Public Relations: The Profession and the Practice, a new textbook by Missouri School of Journalism professor Suzette Heiman and four other journalism professors, presents a comprehensive and inclusive overview of public relations. Public Relations: The Profession and the Practice depicts information in a four-part organization to ensure that students will gain … Continued

Journalism Graduate Dean and Alumnus Recognized by MU Alumni Association

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2003) — Two of the 17 outstanding faculty and alumni recently honored by the MU Alumni Association are from the Missouri School of Journalism. Esther Thorson, dean of graduate studies, and Art Holliday, BJ ’76, received a Faculty-Alumni award during the recent 36th annual Faculty-Alumni Awards Ceremony in Columbia. Faculty-Alumni Awards, first … Continued

In Memoriam: Charles W. Cleworth

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2003) — Charles W. Cleworth sat next to then-Missouri Journalism Dean Milt Gross while on a business trip many years ago. By the time the plane landed, Mr. Cleworth noted that he “felt strongly about your school of journalism both by reputation and by my all too short but enlightening conversation … Continued

News-Editorial Professor Inducted into the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2003) – James Sterling, BJ ’65, the Community Newspaper Management chair at the Missouri School of Journalism, was one of six who were inducted into the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame at its recent annual meeting in Kansas City. Inductees are chosen based on the length of time they have contributed … Continued

Three Missouri School of Journalism Students Win National SPJ Excellence Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2003) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students have been named national winners in the 2002 Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Tim Higgins won first place in the General News Reporting category for his story, “Despairing for children’s mental health, some parents give up custody.” … Continued

Linda Bell Blue Returns to Missouri School of Journalism as a Professional in Residence

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2003) — Linda Bell Blue will share tips and insights from her 20-plus years in television production with students, faculty and staff of the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the school’s Professionals-in-Residence program. She will present numerous lectures and information-sharing sessions on the University of Missouri campus on Sept. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Presents 2003 Honor Medals

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism will present the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism on Friday, Sept. 5, in the Reynolds Alumni and Visitor Center on the Columbia campus. The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism annually since … Continued

La Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri Distingue a Periodista Argentina Como la Primera Becaria Tina Hills

Columbia, Mo. (July 21, 2003) — La galardonada periodista argentina, Marina Walker, ha sido distinguida como la primera becaria Tina Hills de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri. Walker, que ha integrado el staff editorial de diario Los Andes, en Mendoza, Argentina y de The Philadelphia Inquirer en Estados Unidos, trabajará como … Continued

MU Students Study How to Market Marshall

By Jenny Bryers The Marshall Democrat-News Marshall, Mo. (May 30, 2003) — Hoping to draw in customers, in the case of local business owners, or high grades, for University of Missouri-Columbia marketing students, the two groups have brainstormed advertising ideas all week. The marketing class of four, including Mizzou undergraduate and graduate students, set up … Continued