Journalism students spend summer gaining hands-on work experience while immersing themselves in other cultures

Delhi, India is the School’s newest study abroad hub. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 7, 2019) — About 101 Missouri School of Journalism students immersed themselves in foreign cultures while gaining hands-on experience working abroad this summer as part of Global Programs. They traveled to places including Spain, Italy and India and worked on … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work he did at the University of Missouri, two Missouri Journalism seniors will have their own once-in-a-lifetime opportunity reporting … Continued

Forbes Partners with School-Based Foundation to Offer Edit Fellowship to Forbes Foreign Reporter

Recipient of the Forbes Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship at the Missouri School of Journalism Is Thobile Hans, Forbes Africa Published by Forbes Business Feb. 22, 2016 New York (February 22, 2016) — Forbes Media announced today its partnership with U.S. Journalism Foundation Alfred Friendly Press Partners to offer an editorial fellowship in the U.S. … Continued

AdZou Team Completes Its First International Assignment

Strategic Communication Students Create Campaign for USAID Project in Mozambique Columbia, Mo. (July 28, 2015) — An AdZou team created its first international campaign on a project that was part of a USAID Ag 2 Africa grant initiative. The team was challenged to introduce a new and innovative bean to rural female farmers in Mozambique. … Continued

8 Students Document Living History During South Africa Reporting Trip

The Journalists Capture the Stories of Those who Lived During Apartheid Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2015) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students recently returned from a three-week trip to South Africa this month after completing journalism projects about the struggle against apartheid. The students, who were led by Professor Randall Smith, the Donald W. … Continued

Global Journalist Interview Garners Spanish Student Vanity Fair Award

Inés Gaviria Sastre’s Entry Was Chosen from More Than 300 Applicants Columbia, Mo. (April 10, 2015) — An interview with a French-Columbian politician who was held hostage by Colombia’s FARC rebels for Global Journalist garnered a Spanish exchange student at the Missouri School of Journalism a top award in Spain. Inés Gaviria Sastre, a student … Continued

Technology Sparks Innovation During Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Course Offers Different Challenges and Opportunities for Storytelling Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students brought an array of technologies on a field-reporting trip in January to Costa Rica, where they encountered a smorgasbord of stories and new ways of telling them. The students used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional … Continued

Professor Barbara Cochran Interviews Former Vice President Cheney at the National Press Club Book Rap

Washington (Dec. 8, 2013) — Professor Barbara Cochran interviewed former Vice President Dick Cheney and Dr. Jonathan Reiner about their book on Cheney’s health to a packed audience at the National Press Club Book Rap on Dec. 3. “Heart: An American Medical Odyssey” shares Cheney’s personal story of his longtime battle with heart disease. Cochran, … Continued

A Global Glossary

Internship at the U.N. Leads to International Relations in Grad School By Kelsey Allen for MIZZOU Magazine Republished with permission. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2013) — Meenakshi Dalal, a journalism and French major set to graduate Dec. 13, 2013, has always been interested in different cultures. From a young age, the Naperville, Ill., native traveled … Continued