Online Master’s Student Wins $5,000 Communications Industry Award

Hilarey Wojtowicz Accepted Her New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship at the 2016 Matrix Awards Event New York (April 26, 2016) — A Missouri School of Journalism online master’s student was among the elite group of scholarship recipients recognized by the New York Women in Communications Foundation. Hilarey Wojtowicz accepted her $5,000 prize at the … Continued

Graduate Student Shawn Shinneman Wins Don Romero Prize

The Award Recognizes Outstanding Magazine Writing By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Shawn Shinneman is the winner of the 2016 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. He receives a $750 cash award. Shinneman submitted three articles to be considered for the prize: “How Online Threats … Continued

Stranjers: David Wolfgang

It’s smart, passionate, resilient, quirky and creative people who make the Missouri School of Journalism so special. Meet them in “STRANjERS.” David Wolfgang PhD Student “I had a teacher in my undergrad who told me to be my own best advocate. I kind of take that to heart. I’ve found that if you want to … Continued

Registration Open for Oct. 15 Online MA in Journalism Information Session

The Live Session Will Allow Participants to Ask Questions, Interact with Program Adviser Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2015) — A live online information session about the Missouri School of Journalism’s online master’s program will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. CST on Thursday, Oct. 15. Leading the session will be Sarah Smith-Frigerio, academic adviser to the … Continued

Faculty, Alumni, Students to Present Papers at Global Research Conference

11 Papers Earn Top Awards; 30 Scholars Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 99 peer-reviewed research papers – 11 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued

Yang Cheng Wins Inez Kaiser Graduate Students of Color Award

She Focuses Her Doctoral Research on Organization-Public Relationship Measurement Columbia, Mo. (June 26, 2015) — Yang Cheng is one of three recipients of the Inez Kaiser Graduate Students of Color Award, sponsored by the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Cheng is a doctoral student at the Missouri … Continued

Missouri Has Strong Presence at International Communication Conference

Faculty, Students and Alumni Present 39 Refereed Papers, Earn 4 Top Paper Awards Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni presented 39 refereed papers at the 65th annual conference of the International Communication Association. The four-day meeting was held May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Five of … Continued

Many Would Rather Buy Generic Clothes than Stand Out with Designer Brands

Brands Should Market Low-Profile Logos to People Who Are Worried About Social Acceptance By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2015) — Many people buy and wear clothing from prestigious brands as a way to express and distinguish themselves. However, a new study from the University of Missouri has found that people … Continued

Master’s Student Zahra Rasool Launches News-Brief Startup ‘Gistory’

Platform Pins Original News Briefs to Map to Contextualize News Stories Around the World By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 5, 2015) — It was a frequent question from her mother that prompted Missouri School of Journalism master’s student Zahra Rasool to create a new site that would contextualize the news by combining the best … Continued