Missouri Journalism Students Collaborate with United Nations and British Council to Release the Video Series “100 Questions About Islam”

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 3, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism students aided in the creation of a new video series, which provides commentary and insight on current perceptions of Islam and Muslim cultures and the challenges faced in fostering cross-cultural dialogue between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. “100 Questions About Islam” aims, above all, at being … Continued

Journalism Students Represent MU at European Union; Attend Press Visit in Brussels

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2010) — Journalism graduate students Brian Jarvis and Rebecca Wolfson voyaged to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, in October to participate in the 2010 European Union Press Visit for U.S. journalism students. The week-long trip is aimed to boost awareness and improve EU-USA relations. Along with 13 other students from … Continued

Missouri Journalism Student Travels to Guatemala as Winner of International YouTube/Pulitzer Center Contest

By Amy Brachmann Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 6, 2010) — Radio-television journalism senior Alex Rozier recently was named the grand prize winner in the “Project: Report” contest sponsored by YouTube and the Pulitzer Center. He won a $10,000 grant for an international reporting project, which he used for travel to Guatemala in September. The … Continued

Patricia Smith Elected to International Press Institute Executive Board

By Amy Brachmann Master’s Student Vienna (Sept. 24, 2010) — Patricia Smith, managing editor of Global Journalist magazine published by the Missouri School of Journalism, was named to the executive board of the International Press Institute in IPI’s 59th General Assembly Sept. 13. The Assembly also elected four other new board members: Owais Aslam Ali, chairman … Continued

Pat Smith Is Honored with the MU 2010 International Engagement Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2010) — The University of Missouri Council on International Initiatives (CII) has selected Pat Smith as a recipient of its 2010 International Engagement Award. The International Engagement Award, which is presented annually to select honorees, recognizes exemplary contributions by MU faculty, staff and students who are working to sustain and extend … Continued

NABJ Students Visit The Big Apple

By Lauren Walsh Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2010) — Missouri School of Journalism students who are members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) recently spent five busy and informative days in New York City for the group’s fifth annual media tour. The tours allowed 40 students to learn how media outlets operate … Continued