Falun Gong Movement Core of Talk

Lecturer Relates the Spiritual Rebirth of the Movement in China By Megan Cooper Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2005) — The struggle between the Chinese government and the spiritual practice of Falun Gong highlights how weak the Chinese government really is, 2001 Pulitzer Prize winner Ian Johnson said Wednesday at Jesse Wrench Auditorium in … Continued

Journalism Students Visit with Iraqi Journalists about Freedom of the Press

Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2005) — Some Missouri School of Journalism students got the rare opportunity to converse with journalists from Iraq during a recent 80-minute live satellite video conference. The six journalists, all from Baghdad newspapers, were part of a business journalism training session in Amman, Jordan, led by Marty Steffens, the SABEW Chair in … Continued

MU Journalism Students Abroad

Personal Travel Journals and Experiences Allison Mang Strategic Communications Guadalajara, Mexico Why did you decide to go? Studying abroad has always been a goal for me since I began college. I knew that these few years were my window of opportunity to stay in a foreign country for a long period of time. I also … Continued

Walker Guevara Wins Prestigious OPC Foundation Award

New York (March 1, 2005) –– Marina Walker Guevara, a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism, was recently awarded a $2,000 Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship at the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. Walker Guevara was among 12 selected by a panel of leading journalists … Continued

Global Journalist Radio Program Celebrates 5th Anniversary on Feb. 24

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 22, 2005) — Within days and sometimes within hours of international news breaking, Columbia’s sophisticated news audience and Missouri’s acclaimed journalism students get first-hand analysis from Global Journalist — a unique radio program on KBIA-91.3 FM. In the first five years of the program, more than 1,000 global experts from 79 countries have … Continued

MU Students Tour European Media

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 24, 2005) — Thirty students from the School of Journalism spent two weeks in early January touring European media operations and in the process visited Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt and Vienna. This was the second year the School has sponsored a European Media Study Tour, an idea conceived by Brian S. Brooks, associate dean … Continued

Missouri Team Places First at Midwest Model European Union Conference

Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2004) — A team of students from the Missouri School of Journalism placed first at the recent Midwest Model European Union Conference held at Indiana University – Purdue University in Indianapolis. This is the third time that Missouri has won the top spot in as many years. During the two-day competition students … Continued

Two Students Win Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2003) — Two master’s degree students from the Missouri School of Journalism have been awarded scholarships worth $2,000 by the Overseas Press Club Foundation. Kristy Siegfried and Jason McLure were among 11 journalism students from around the country to be selected from over 200 entries. The Overseas Press Club (OPC) is … Continued

Partnership with Russia’s Largest School of Journalism Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10, 2003) — Faculty from the world’s first school of journalism and the world’s largest school of journalism have announced plans to collaborate on a project to strengthen journalism education in Russia and the United States. The partnership of the Missouri School of Journalism and Moscow State University, popularly known as MGU, … Continued

Partnership with European Journalism Academy Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2002) — The Missouri School of Journalism and the European Journalism Academy at the University of Vienna have announced a partnership that will bring Missouri and Central European faculty and students together in learning and research projects. The agreement will enable Missouri faculty the use of training and teaching facilities at … Continued