Associate Professor Yong Volz honored with the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award

The annual award recognizes outstanding MU faculty, staff and students who help create an environment of equity, fairness and justice for women on campus. Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz was selected to receive the Jordan Hoyt Tribute to Women award. The annual award is sponsored by … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Students Attend AAF’s 2020 ‘Most Promising Multicultural Students Program’

Strategic communication seniors Tyler Jones and Adrianna Talavera reexamine career goals, broaden interests Columbia, Mo. (March 30, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students attended the 2020 Most Promising Multicultural Students program (MPMS), a four-day event put on by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Strategic communication seniors Adrianna Talavera and Tyler Jones were selected … Continued

Strategic communication students, MOJO Ad team take home local ADDY awards for top advertising campaign and report work

Winners progress to regional competition By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2020) — Several strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism were recognized for their efforts on advertising campaigns or printed reports with local 2020 ADDY Awards from the Kansas City American Advertising Federation. Winners now progress to an AAF regional competition. … Continued

Teams of strategic communication, journalism students win Adobe Creative Jam competition designing mindfulness app prototypes

2020 was the first year MU had participated in Adobe Creative Jam By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 5, 2020) — Senior Kaitlyn Weir and sophomore Julia Igel, strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism, took home first place honors in the Adobe Creative Jam competition last month with their mindfulness app prototype … Continued

Six Journalism seniors selected for Mizzou ’39

Seniors recognized for leadership, service and academic achievements. Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2020) — Six Missouri School of Journalism seniors are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The annual award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their … Continued

School to welcome 1,200-plus high school students to campus for J-Day

J-Day Cancelled Updated March 12, 2020: Out of an abundance of caution and in consultation with Missouri Interscholastic Press Association and MU campus leaders about COVID-19 precautions, Scholastic Journalism Day – J-Day – on Wednesday, March 25, is cancelled. Visit https://mipajournalism.com/ for more information and updates. For Mizzou’s latest information on COVID-19, visit MU Alert. … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons wins national Excellence in Teaching award

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 27, 2020) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons received the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). UPCEA is a leading national organization for online education. The award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to credit or noncredit programs and who … Continued

Missouri faculty team receives AEJMC Senior Scholars grant to help in their study of articles written ‘by journalists about journalism’

Funds will help improve Discourse of Journalism database, making it more user-friendly and accessible to more people. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Three faculty members from the Missouri School of Journalism recently received a $5,000 Senior Scholars grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for a research … Continued