School to welcome 1,200-plus high school students to campus for J-Day

J-Day Cancelled Updated March 12, 2020: Out of an abundance of caution and in consultation with Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and MU campus leaders about COVID-19 precautions, Scholastic Journalism Day – J-Day – on Wednesday, March 25, is cancelled. Visit https://mipajournalism.com/ for more information and updates. For Mizzou’s latest information on COVID-19, visit MU Alert. … Continued

4 Missouri Journalism students selected as Summer Welcome leaders

The group answers questions about classes, activities and more for new students. Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 13, 2020) — Questions about classes, student organizations and sporting events: incoming University of Missouri students have lots of questions about all aspects of campus life. Four Missouri School of Journalism students will be among the 37 to help them … 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

High school students learn how to tell their stories about science and agriculture

Career awareness day brings in 250 students, teachers from 24 schools from across the state; event co-hosted by the J-School. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2019) — The benefits of scientific research and agricultural advancements touch the lives of people around the world in numerous ways, from adapting to the effects of climate … Continued

Journalism School to host journalist and author Jon Cohen

Cohen’s talk, “Editing Life: Covering CRISPR’s Powers and Perils” will draw from his extensive reporting on CRISPR gene editing technology in China. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome science journalist and author Jon Cohen to campus Nov. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Monsanto Auditorium, Bond … Continued