School’s Doctoral Program Ranked among Nation’s Best

By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2010) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s doctoral program ranked among the best in a survey recently released by the National Research Council (NRC). The NRC took data from 82 communication schools from 65 public and private universities and compiled a comparative ranking system. The data were … Continued

Journalism Students Represent MU at European Union; Attend Press Visit in Brussels

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2010) — Journalism graduate students Brian Jarvis and Rebecca Wolfson voyaged to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, in October to participate in the 2010 European Union Press Visit for U.S. journalism students. The week-long trip is aimed to boost awareness and improve EU-USA relations. Along with 13 other students from … Continued

Journalism Graduates to Be Recognized at Fall Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2009) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its graduates during fall commencement ceremonies that will be held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18, in Jesse Auditorium. Family and friends of the graduates do not need tickets to attend. Seating will be open. Graduate degrees will be awarded to 48 … Continued

Five Students Present Papers; Perry Elected President; Winfield Receives Kobre Award at the American Journalism Historians Association Convention

By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 24, 2009) — Five Missouri School of Journalism students presented papers – including one selected as a runner-up for the outstanding student paper award – at the annual American Journalism Historians Association convention held in Birmingham, Ala. In addition, Earnest Perry, chair of … Continued

New Book on St. James, Mo., Features Photographs of Missouri School of Journalism Students and Missouri Photo Workshop Participants

Project Also Serves as a Master’s Project for Joshua A. Bickel By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2009) — “St. James: The People of Missouri’s ‘Forest City of the Ozarks,’” a collaborative book project of Missouri School of Journalism students and professional photojournalists, will be released this week. The publication coincides with … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Students to Present 50 Scholarly Papers, Lead 21 Sessions at Upcoming Research Conference

Five Papers Receive Top Honors; Vox Magazine Earns Four Awards Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students will present an impressive number of refereed scholarly papers — a total of 50 — at the 2009 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention Aug. 5-8 in Boston. For the … Continued

Esther Thorson Receives MU Director of Graduate Studies Outstanding Contribution Award

By Brian Trojahn Strategic Communication Student Columbia, Missouri (June 8, 2009) — The University of Missouri Graduate School recently presented Esther Thorson, associate dean for graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, the fourth annual Director of Graduate Studies Outstanding Contribution Award. She was recognized at the Graduate School’s award ceremony. In her 16 years … Continued

Missouri Faculty, Students Present 36 Papers at ICA Conference

One on Health News Agenda-Building Selected as a Top Public Relations Paper Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism continues to be well represented in research on the national scene, as 36 papers written or co-authored by current students and faculty were accepted for the upcoming International Communication Association convention in Chicago. ICA … Continued