Two Missouri School of Journalism Graduate students receive ‘best paper’ at international conference

Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper at the 23rd International Public Relations Research Conference. Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper on the 23rd IPRRC Theme Award: Connecting Theory and … Continued

2020-21 Report for America corps includes May graduates and J-School alums: Journalists will serve in under-covered communities across U.S.

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2020) — Five current Missouri School of Journalism students and five alumnae will join the 2020-21 class of Report for America, which sends journalists to news outlets across the country to report on under-covered issues and communities. RFA is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project. The reporting corps … Continued

Missouri doctoral student studies impact of Chinese anti-corruption movement news on college students

Doctoral student Lei Guo’s research led her to conclude that the anti-corruption movement in China was influential because “it went far deeper and lasted far longer than anyone could imagine.” Many students believed mass media would be more influential on others; only 30 percent had good understanding of anti-corruption movement. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the AEJMC conference Aug. 7-10 in Toronto, Canada. Dean David Kurpius will co-host a reception along with several SEC schools for convention-goers from 6:45-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Six papers earned … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … Continued

Missouri Journalism Master’s Student Chosen for Global Ethics Fellowship

Master’s student Alexis Allison is one of 14 journalism students from around the world chosen to participate in the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics this summer from May 25 through June 7. Alexis Allison Joins Groundbreaking Program for Journalism Students and Early-Career Journalists New York (April 11, 2019) — Alexis Allison, … Continued

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Internationally-recognized scholar and author Ronald J. Faber will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Fred W. Smith Forum of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Faber’s presentation is free and open to the public. Ron Faber Will … Continued

Strategic Communication Students Discuss Their Accelerated MA Program Experience

By Emily Cook Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25,2019) —  The desire to be fully immersed in the field of strategic communication through real client work while gaining sharper research skills is what drove undergraduate students Mackenzie Chaney and Kristyna Kresic to pursue the Accelerated MA Program at the Missouri School of Journalism. They are part of … Continued

Master’s Student Receives Scholar Award from the Overseas Press Club Foundation

Missouri master’s student Suman Naishadham receives the H.L. Stevenson Fellowship from Steve Swanson, OPC Foundation treasurer, at the Yale Club in New York City. Suman Naishadham Honored at NYC Luncheon, Reception at Reuters By Jane Reilly Overseas Press Club of America New York City (March 21, 2018) — Suman Naishadham, a journalism graduate student at … Continued