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

More than 250 students from Missouri high schools attended an MU-sponsored career awareness day entitled “Communicating News about Science and Agriculture” held Nov. 15 at the Litton Agri-Science Learning Center in Chillicothe. 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 … 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

The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes Miles O’Brien for an evening lecture

The award-winning journalist will speak on the important role of science journalism in changing public perceptions around climate change. Columbia, Mo. (Oct.  14, 2019) —The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome Miles O’Brien, science correspondent for the PBS NewsHour and a producer-director for NOVA, for an evening lecture on Thursday, Oct. 24 beginning at 6 … Continued

Career Awareness Day to Focus on the Importance of Storytelling

High school students will have an opportunity to hear from experts on storytelling in science, agriculture, journalism and communication-related areas at the “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture” conference on Friday, Nov. 15, in Chillicothe, Mo. Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9. The ‘Communicating News About Science and Agriculture’ Conference Will Be Held on Friday, … Continued

Journalism School Faculty Member, Students Reflect on Tap Day Experiences

Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2019) — From Virginia to Texas to the open farmland of mid-Missouri, Jeannette Porter, Mitchell Davis and Holly Enowski all came to MU with high ambition, but none ever expected to be recognized in this way. The three were among a handful of individuals from strategic communication to be tapped into … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students to Premier Their Films at Third Annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater

University of Missouri documentary journalism students will get to see their films have their world premiere next week as the third annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival comes to the historic Missouri Theater on Wednesday, May 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Admission to all films is free (no tickets required) and is open to the … Continued

13 Students Inducted Into Alpha Delta Sigma

Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2019) — A passion to learn more about the advertising industry while paving the way for their own future careers is what earned 13 Missouri School of Journalism students a spot in the 2019 Alpha Delta Sigma class, an honor society associated with the American Advertising Federation. Every year, students have … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize 532 candidates at May graduation ceremony

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued