School Expands Summer Course Offerings

Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism is expanding the number of required courses it offers during the summer semester. Students entering the School now can enroll in Cross-Cultural Journalism and Principles of American Journalism. Cross-Cultural Journalism teaches students how to be an effective journalist in a multicultural world. The Principles … Continued

Journalism Students to Be Required to Have Wireless Laptop Computers

Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2004) — Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate and graduate students will be required to have wireless laptop computers beginning with the fall 2005 semester. “It’s impossible for the journalist of today to be productive without an intimate knowledge of the technological tools the profession requires,” said Brian S. Brooks, associate dean for … Continued

Two Missourian Reporters Win Second Place in Missouri AP Managing Editors Contest

Columbia, Mo. (April 12, 2004) –– Columbia Missourian reporters Bryan Clark and Pat Healy have received second-place finishes in the Missouri Associated Press Media Editors News Writing Contest. The newspaper is the working lab for students in news-editorial, design, information graphics and photojournalism. Clark, a senior news-editorial student from West Chester, Ohio, placed in the sports feature … Continued

Journalism Student Selected for Early Membership to Phi Beta Kappa

Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2004) –Kyle Palmer, a broadcast news major from Independence, Mo., is one of ten University of Missouri juniors selected for early membership into the Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa Society is the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society that recognizes academic excellence in arts and sciences. … Continued

Journalism Students, Faculty Create New Sunday Prototype for Columbia Missourian

Columbia, Mo. (April 2, 2004) — The opportunity to write for a daily community newspaper was one of the reasons Cristian Lupsa selected the Missouri School of Journalism for his graduate studies. What he did not anticipate was the opportunity to develop a new publication. A somewhat nontraditional approach has been taken to creating the … Continued

Journalism Student Reels in Dream Job on ESPN

By Justin Jarrett Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (March 29, 2004) — Dream job. Check. New car. Check. College diploma. Not quite yet. Before he walks across the stage at MU in May, Mike Hall landed just about everything he could have hoped to gain with his pending journalism degree. Hall earned a one-year contract as … Continued

Two Journalism Students Win Hearst Writing Awards

Ann Friedman Wins First in Competition Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2004) — Missouri School of Journalism students Ann Friedman and Ann E. Stratton are among the top 10 winners in the personality/profile writing competition for this year’s Hearst Journalism Awards. Friedman won first place in the competition; Stratton won eighth. Friedman, a senior from Dubuque, … Continued

Top Incoming Journalism Undergraduates Also Admitted to Graduate Program

Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2004) — It is now possible for the top incoming undergraduate journalism students to be admitted to the Missouri School of Journalism’s graduate program. Walter Williams Scholars, incoming undergraduate students who have scored a 33 or above on the ACT (1470 on the SAT), can be enrolled in the five-year program. … Continued