Linda Villarosa, award-winning health journalist, to deliver Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host award-winning journalist Linda Villarosa as this spring’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Villarosa will deliver an historical perspective on racial disparities in health care, a subject she has covered extensively in her writing. … Continued

‘Based on a True Story’ documentary film conference kicks off March 2

A still from Reid Davenport’s I Didn’t See You There, one of the filmsfeatured in the upcoming “Based on a True Story” conference. Hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute, the conference’s 10th anniversary will feature acclaimed filmmakers and film industry experts By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2022) … Continued

Chancellor’s Leadership Class gives first-year students across campus a head start on their education

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14) — Chancellor’s Leadership Class students presented their final projects on Dec. 9, showcasing visual stories of Mizzou’s dynamic and varied programs and opportunities. University of Missouri President Mun Choi toured the students’ displays and spoke to the 25 teams of two to four students. “I was so impressed with not only … Continued

AdZou Challenge brings high school students from every corner of state to Missouri School of Journalism for marketing competition

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 13, 2021) — High school students from across Missouri gathered at the Missouri School of Journalism Tuesday, Dec. 7 to compete in the inaugural AdZou Challenge, in which teams of five from 15 Missouri high schools vied to create the best advertising campaign for a hypothetical new Samsung phone. The competition was … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to recognize 85 students at Dec. 17 commencement

Ceremony scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 85 students at the 6:30 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 17, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. A link to a live stream of the ceremony … Continued

Heavy hitters in sports journalism to hold panel discussion at Mizzou

ESPN senior writers and a New York Times bestselling author will talk to students about what it takes to craft good stories By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 11, 2021) — Three acclaimed sports writers will come to the Missouri School of Journalism on Monday, Oct. 18 for a panel discussion about storytelling techniques, moderated … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to host pair of international journalists for Smith/Patterson science journalism lecture

Harriet Constable and Jacob Kushner will talk about their work investigating potential causes of the next pandemic. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 13, 2021) — The Missouri School of Journalism is hosting two renowned journalists for a talk about their latest project, a globe-trotting investigation for the BBC into six viruses that could cause the next pandemic. … Continued

Missouri journalism faculty, graduate students and alumni to present at AEJMC 2021 virtual conference

Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 70 peer-reviewed research papers at the virtual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Aug.4-7. Among the top awards: AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award awarded to University of Missouri School of Journalism. 2021 Paul J. Deutschmann Award … Continued