Master’s Student Anna Boiko-Weyrauch Wins the 2013 Atwater Writing Contest

Columbia, Mo. (April 19, 2013) — Anna Boiko-Weyrauch is the winner of the 2013 Atwater Prize for Writing contest at the Missouri School of Journalism. She receives $500 and a copy of Eudora Welty’s memoir “One Writer’s Beginnings,” which was a favorite of the late Jim Atwater, former dean and faculty member of the Missouri … Continued

Master’s Student Adds ‘Pulitzer Prize’ to His Resume

Charles Minshew Was a Part of the Denver Post News Staff That Won the Award in the Breaking News Reporting Category Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2013) — A Missouri School of Journalism master’s student has a new award to add to his resume – Pulitzer Prize. As a Dow Jones News Fund summer intern, Charles … Continued

Graduate Academic Adviser Martha Pickens Wins a 2013 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2013) — Martha Pickens, an academic adviser in the Graduate Studies office at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the 2013 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award for her office/secretarial services to the University of Missouri. Chancellor Brady Deaton will recognize Pickens and the other winners in the administrative/professional, technical/paraprofessional and crafts/maintenance … Continued

Alcohol Use, Anxiety Predict Facebook Use by College Students, MU Study Finds

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (April 10, 2013) — With nearly one billion users worldwide, Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved Facebook users become with the social networking site and … Continued

Master’s Student Steven Rich Chosen for Nationally Acclaimed News21 Program

Columbia, Mo. (April 3, 2013) — Master’s student Steven Rich has been selected as the Missouri School of Journalism 2013 fellow for the nationally acclaimed News21 program. He will join a group of some of the nation’s most talented journalism students to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media. News21 helps train … Continued

Master’s Student Curates Multimedia Exhibit on Oceania in the South Pacific

The Featured Items Are the Work of Jack and Dorothy Fields, a Prominent Travel Photographer-Writer Team Columbia, Mo. (April 1, 2013) — A new exhibit curated by master’s student Jonathan Stephanoff is now on display at the McDougall Center Gallery at the Missouri School of Journalism. “South Pacific” highlights the work of the travel photographer-writer … Continued

Master’s Thesis Research Featured During Recent American Society of News Editors Webinar on Design Hubs

Rachel Schallom, MA ’12, Studied Job Satisfaction among Designers Employed by Traditional Newsrooms and Design Hubs Columbia, Mo. (March 28, 2013) — The American Society of News Editors featured the research Rachel Schallom, BJ ’10, MA ’12, conducted for her master’s thesis during its second leadership and management webinar of the year. Schallom, who now serves as a print and … Continued

Award-Winning Photograph by Master’s Student Featured in Thailand Arts Festival

Image of Three Widows by Showkat Nanda Is Included in the Kashmir Exhibit by Emily Brehe Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2013) — Fulbright scholar and master’s student Showkat Nanda joined other renowned photographers in the Kashmir exhibit featured last month in Thailand’s Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival. Nanda was born in India-controlled Kashmir. His exposure to the … Continued