Missouri School of Journalism Senior Wins $12,000 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship to Document “Lost Boys of Sudan” Reunion in Africa

Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2007) — Jennifer Price and Abraham Lueth arrived as freshman on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in 2003, both looking forward to the bright futures that higher education could help them achieve. Their pasts, however, could not have been more different. While Price hailed from Nashville, Tenn., Lueth had spent the past … Continued

Journalism Master’s Student Wins Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to Germany

Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2007) — Robin Hoecker, a master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received one of five Fulbright Beginning Professional Journalism Awards to Germany, the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. During her 10-month Fulbright program, Hoecker, from Monroeville, Pa., will study … Continued

European Media Study Tour 2007

An Insider’s View of an Unparalleled International Experience By Elizabeth Brixey Elizabeth Brixey, assistant professor and city editor at the Columbia Missourian, was one of three Missouri School of Journalism faculty members leading 25 students through four countries during the 2007 European Media Study Tour Dec. 31, 2006-Jan. 15, 2007. The annual tour offers students … Continued

Journalism Doctoral Student Wins Competitive $15,000 International Scholarship

Award Recognizes Tayo Oyedeji’s Outstanding Research and Leadership Potential Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2007) — Tayo Oyedeji, a second-year doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been named a prestigious Harvey Fellow by the Mustard Seed Foundation based in Arlington, Va. The Foundation is a Christian organization that encourages graduate students in premier … Continued

Master’s Student to Use $12,000 Fellowship to Write about China’s Economic Development

Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2006) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Michelle Dammon Loyalka wants to combine her experiences living in China with her journalism education to improve reporting on China’s rapid economic development. As the recipient of the 2006 O.O. McIntyre Postgraduate Writing Fellowship, Loyalka can do just that. Loyalka was recently awarded … Continued

Sophomore Journalism Student Receives $70,000 IIPP Fellowship Award

By Ashley D. Gammon Columbia, Mo. (May 1, 2006) — Missouri School of Journalism student Carolina Escalera has received a $70,000 fellowship award from the Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) and the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation. The fellowship offers a complete graduate education in international public policy, study abroad opportunities, summer policy institutes, extensive language … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship

By Rachel Dennis Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2006) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Michelle Loyalka has been awarded a scholarship worth $2,000 by the Overseas Press Club Foundation. Loyalka was among 12 journalism students from around the country to be selected from more than 175 applicants. Loyalka’s winning essay described the startling psychological impact of … Continued

Missouri-Moscow State Faculty Collaborate to Offer New Convergence Course

By Janelle Walker Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2006) — Seven Missouri School of Journalism faculty are working with 13 Moscow State University faculty in Russia this semester to teach a media convergence journalism course modeled on the School’s new sequence in this area. “This program is a curriculum project. By involving members of both faculties, … Continued

Professional Experience, Networking Benefit Students in Washington Program

By Shawn Brouwer Washington, D.C. (Feb. 13, 2006) — When Divya Abhat accepted a professional project at the National Geographic Traveler magazine in Washington, she hoped for assignments that would enable her to combine her journalism skills with environmental reporting. Her assignment to create an online newsletter about sustainable environmental tourism puts her on the cutting-edge of modern … Continued

Miró-Quesada Awarded Second Tina Hills Fellowship

Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2005) — María Inés Miró-Quesada of Lima, Perú, has been awarded the second Tina Hills fellowship by the Missouri School of Journalism. Miró-Quesada will work with journalism students as Spanish language managing editor of Adelante!, the J-School’s bilingual monthly community newspaper. The fellowship will fund her tuition in the graduate school … Continued