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

More than 80 Missouri Journalism staff and faculty participated in training as part of the Power Shift Project led by Jill Geisler, the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University in Chicago and the Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership. Training part of grant program supporting school’s strategic plan By … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to recognize 128 students at Dec. 13 commencement

The alumna speaker for the School of Journalism’s Dec. 13 commencement ceremony will be Sarah Copeland, BJ ’99. The student speaker will be Lindsey Wilkerson with Jennifer Fowler serving as master of ceremonies. Ceremony scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will … Continued

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