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

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 “Presence.” 2020 was the first year MU had participated in Adobe Creative Jam By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2020) … 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

Competing with industry pros, twenty-one different Missouri School of Journalism students working at the Columbia Missourian sports desk placed in the top 10 nationally and brought home top awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) national contest for work produced in 2019. Annual contest recognizes excellence in professional sports writing. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, … 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

Special Olympics Missouri names Novak Leadership Institute its ‘Outstanding Organization’ for 2019

As part of their strategic communication coursework, Missouri Journalism students attached to the Novak Leadership Institute volunteer more than 1,500 hours doing primary and secondary research and assisting at Special Olympics Missouri events. Jefferson City, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2019) — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has named the Novak Leadership Institute (NLI) at the University of … Continued

Steve Garrison named the 2019 winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Graduate student Steve Garrison won the 2019 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize for a body of work published in the Columbia Missourian this past summer, in the midst of a season of severe weather and heavy flooding in mid-Missouri. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2019) — Graduate student Steve Garrison is the winner of … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism students selected for AAF’s 2020 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Recently honored by the American Advertising Federation, Missouri strategic communication seniors Tyler Jones and Adrianna Talavera are among 50 of the most high-potential advertising talent in the country. 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 … 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