Doctoral student wins AEJMC top paper award for media ethics, embarks on new career path at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2022) — Mengyao Xu, a doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the Carol Burnett Award for Top Student Paper from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s media ethics division. The award will be presented later this month in partnership with Kappa … Continued

Two master’s students win Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship for 2022

Columbia, Mo (May 6, 2022) — Environmental change in the U.S. and around the world is the theme of this year’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship winners. Journalism master’s students Jana Rose Schleis and Tanishka R. each will receive a $5,000 fellowship to help fund their reporting projects. Schleis will tell the story of her hometown … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism researchers featured in International Communication Association conference in Paris

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2022) — Several researchers at the Missouri School of Journalism have had papers accepted to the 2022 International Communication Association conference (ICA), to be held this May in Paris, France. The ICA claims more than 6,000 members from 80 countries, and the 72nd annual conference will center around the theme, One … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate helping journalists cope with trauma

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2022) — In April 2013, less than five years after she had earned her bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sarah French was on the ground covering the Boston Marathon bombing. As the aftermath of the tragedy unfolded, the traumatic experience of covering the story had … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students win awards at AEJMC

By: Gabi Bain Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students Evgeniia Belobrovkina and Weilu Zhang each took home honors at the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in August. Belobrovkina earned a third-place honor for the Lori Eason Award for Graduate Student Research in the Communicating … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Graduate receives third place in top student papers at AEJMC

Columbia, Mo. (August 6, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate Erika Schneider, Ph.D. ’21, was awarded third place in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Public Relations Division’s student research paper competition. Schneider will present her paper in a panel, among other top paper winners, at 12:30 p.m. CDT on Saturday, … 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

School of Journalism Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Earnest Perry wins national AEJMC award 

Perry is the 2021 recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity and Research. Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2021) — Earnest Perry, associate professor and associate dean for graduate studies and research, has been chosen to receive the 2021 Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research … Continued

Journalism: A ticket to see the world

Doctoral candidate Iuliia Alieva lets her interests guide her way around the globe, one report at a time. Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2021) — As Iuliia Alieva, a doctoral graduate in the Missouri School of Journalism, approached her graduation in May, she didn’t have much time to reflect. Teaching, writing her dissertation, searching for jobs … Continued