Teoh, Heo Share Experiences as International Students

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2019) — When Walter Williams founded the world’s first School of Journalism in 1908, he wanted it to have an international presence. In addition to founding MU’s J-School, Williams later helped start China’s first journalism school in 1928 and sent scholars from Mizzou to teach at Chinese universities. As a result … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Razia Hutchins

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2018) — We’ve all heard the golden rule. Treat others as you want to be treated. Razia Hutchins, Missouri School of Journalism student and founder of the nonprofit “I Am for Peace” movement, lives by this rule. The passionate student leads by example, both in her hometown of Chicago and at … Continued

Alumni Profile: Dylan Connell

Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2018) — With graduation approaching, strategic communication students are doing all they can to stand out to employers. Strategic communication alumnus Dylan Connell remembers that feeling all too well about how hard he worked to develop his professional skills. “Become an expert on a useful topic. It could be anything,” Connell … Continued

Strategic Communication Ph.D. Student Wins 2018 IPRRC Award

Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — Courtney Boman, a first-year doctoral student, won an International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) award for her research paper on social media crisis communication. Boman was recognized for the Boston University Award for the Top Paper About Public Relations and The Social and Emerging Media Award on March 10 … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Dun Li

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2017) — Many people don’t choose their degree or line of work on a whim, but strategic communication student Dun Li found inspiration in unexpected places. Li chose to study journalism because of his love for The Newsroom, a television show that aired in 2012 on HBO. The show is about … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Madison Stanze

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 9, 2017) — Kansas City native Madison Stanze has had a tenacious approach to life ever since she can remember. When she was five years old, she had a dream to go to Paris and made a deal with her dad; if she achieved all A’s throughout her 12 years of elementary, … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Emmie Madsen

Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2017) — Emmie Madsen, a junior in strategic communication, never believed that studying abroad would change her life. In fact, the idea of leaving her Mizzou comfort zone for an entire semester left her apprehensive about taking the trip at all. However, from the time she clocked in at her internship … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Jeffrey Orr

Columbia, Mo. (May 25, 2017) — Everyone can relate to the “fear of missing out,” or FOMO, especially those under the age of 30. These younger millennials value life experiences over material possessions and are more likely to spend money on concerts, social events and cultural experiences than belongings. They want to see more, do … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Miranda Cowan

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2017) — Miranda Cowan has been hooked on telling stories since she was 13 years old. This passion has led her to pursue a career in copywriting at the J-School so she could cultivate her creative spirit. As a freshman, Miranda was eager to jump in and learn all that she … Continued

Humans of Strat Comm: Faith Vickery

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2016) — Being open-minded has led senior Faith Vickery to a lot of her college adventures and career successes. During Faith’s sophomore year at Mizzou, she learned about UNICEF, an organization that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing nations. She also learned that there was no … Continued