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

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

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

Professor Barbara Cochran awarded the 2019 International Matrix Award from the Association for Women in Communications

The national award honors a communication professional for achieving the highest level of professional excellence. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 11, 2019) — Retired Missouri School of Journalism Professor Barbara Cochran recently received the International Matrix Award from the Association for Women in Communications. The award is the highest honor from AWC. “It’s a great honor to … Continued

Honor medalists share expertise with packed classrooms during master classes

This year’s winners were Dean Baquet, Burrell Communications Group, Stanley Nelson and Marina Walker Guevara By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2019) — The four recipients of the 2019 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service shared their expertise and passions with packed classrooms earlier this week during their master classes. Topics ranged from producing … Continued

Missourian wins 64 awards at the 2019 Missouri Press Association Awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian competed in the division of newspapers with circulations from 5,001 to 15,000 … Continued

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán awarded the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty and Creative Activity Award

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán has received the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award. The award is given to junior faculty, who are in the early phases of their careers, for superior research and creative activity on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

Assistant Professor Robert Greene awarded the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 18, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene is a 2019 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities. The award provides a $1,000 stipend plus a $2,000 account for support of research. Greene serves as the filmmaker-in-chief at … Continued

Journalism alum honored as a 2019 Volunteer Leader from the Mizzou Alumni Association

The Tiger Pride award recognizes sustained, outstanding volunteer efforts. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2019) — Deborah Diers, BJ ’74, was among those honored with a 2019 Volunteer Leader award from the University of Missouri Alumni Association. She received the Tiger Pride award, which recognizes sustained, outstanding volunteer efforts. Diers has worked tirelessly to rebuild and … Continued