Associate Professor Yong Volz honored with the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award

The annual award recognizes outstanding MU faculty, staff and students who help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women on campus. Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz was selected to receive the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award. The annual award is sponsored by … Continued

Strategic communication students, MOJO Ad team take home local ADDY awards for top advertising campaign and report work

Winners progress to regional competition By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2020) — Several strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism were recognized for their efforts on advertising campaigns or printed reports with local 2020 ADDY Awards from the Kansas City American Advertising Federation. Winners now progress to an AAF regional competition. … Continued

Teams of strategic communication, journalism students win Adobe Creative Jam competition designing mindfulness app prototypes

2020 was the first year MU had participated in Adobe Creative Jam By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2020) — Senior Kaitlyn Weir and sophomore Julia Igel, strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism, took home first place honors in the Adobe Creative Jam competition last month with their mindfulness app prototype … Continued

Six Journalism seniors selected for Mizzou ’39

Seniors recognized for leadership, service and academic achievements. Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2020) — Six Missouri School of Journalism seniors are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The annual award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons wins national Excellence in Teaching award

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons received the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). UPCEA is a leading national organization for online education. The award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to credit or noncredit programs and who … Continued

Columbia Missourian sports section, 20 students score big at national APSE awards contest

Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian sports desk brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Twenty different Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 10 nationally. Professional sports editors and journalists … Continued

Five Journalism faculty awarded Reynolds Faculty Fellowships

Annual endowment will be used for salary supplement and support for teaching and research. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2020) — Five University of Missouri journalism faculty have been selected to receive a Reynolds Faculty Fellowship award. These unique fellowships provide support for scholarship and research, in addition to salary enhancements, in recognition of high-quality work. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Senior Shoshana Dubnow wins $2,500 Homer L. Hall Scholarship

The scholarship honors a former Missouri high school newspaper adviser. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10, 2020) — Becoming a journalist who makes a difference by instigating positive change is one of Shoshana Dubnow’s biggest career goals. “Every community has its share of injustice,” said Dubnow. “I believe it’s the journalist’s responsibility to not only report on … Continued

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