Associate Professor Yong Volz honored with the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award

The annual award recognizes outstanding MU faculty, staff and students who help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women on campus. Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz was selected to receive the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award. The annual award is sponsored by … 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

Missouri faculty team receives AEJMC Senior Scholars grant to help in their study of articles written ‘by journalists about journalism’

Funds will help improve Discourse of Journalism database, making it more user-friendly and accessible to more people. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Three faculty members from the Missouri School of Journalism recently received a $5,000 Senior Scholars grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for a research … Continued

Communicating science can benefit from scientists ‘being human’

MU researchers determine a scientist’s ‘perceived authenticity’ can inform trust and credibility with audience By Eric Stann MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2020) — First be a human, then be a scientist. As social beliefs and values change over time, scientists have struggled with effectively communicating the facts of their research with the … 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

Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey awarded the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey has received the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. The award carries with it a $2000 prize. According to the Provost‘s website, Brixey is the first journalism professor to receive this award. “I’m honored and grateful to … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy presents research at Oxford University

Her talk centered on her research findings concerning corporate reputation management in a social media world. By Jerome Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy recently presented her research at the Oxford Center for Corporate Reputation conference earlier this year. The Oxford Center is an independent research center within Oxford … Continued

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán awarded the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty and Creative Activity Award

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán has received the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award. The award is given to junior faculty, who are in the early phases of their careers, for superior research and creative activity on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

Assistant Professor Robert Greene awarded the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 18, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene is a 2019 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities. The award provides a $1,000 stipend plus a $2,000 account for support of research. Greene serves as the filmmaker-in-chief at … Continued

School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members, Announces Promotions

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes two new faculty members and announces promotions for five others for the 2019-20 academic year. Those promoted to the academic rank of professor are Katherine Reed, a member of the journalism professions faculty, and Jon Stemmle, member of the strategic communication faculty. Jim … Continued