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

Missouri Journalism Student Documents Wrongful Conviction

In fall 2006 Ben Poston enrolled in an intermediate writing class, hoping to learn how to be a better writer. His assignment, a potential wrongful conviction case, continued well beyond the course, the completion of his master’s project and graduation. In February 2009, more than two years after the start of his work, Josh Kezer … Continued