136 Graduates Will Be Recognized at Fall Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 29, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 136 graduates at its fall commencement ceremonies that will be held Friday, Dec. 17, in Jesse Auditorium in Jesse Hall. Twenty-two graduating seniors will be recognized with Latin honors. These students have at least a 3.5 grade point average for their last … Continued

Walter Williams Society Welcomes New Members

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2004) — Two new couples were inducted into the Walter Williams Society at its second dinner on Nov. 5 at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. The Society was founded in 2002 to recognize the generosity of private philanthropy to the School. Joy Spencer Johnson, BJ ’48, and her … Continued

Winners Selected in First J-FIG iLife Challenge

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2004) — The multimedia project of “Dozing in the Strangest Places” won best of show at the Journalism-Freshmen Interest Group (J-FIG) iLife Challenge awards ceremony held Nov. 17 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Mike Hall, BJ ’04, announced the winning team of Mark Buhrmester, Michael Chesney and Scott Parsons and presented … Continued

Contest Recognizes Seven for Outstanding Summer Journalism Work

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2004) — Seven Missouri School of Journalism magazine and news-editorial students were recognized for outstanding work completed in newsrooms during the past summer. Christian Detrick, Andrew Eder, Brandon Hoops, Sarah Larimer, Cristian Lupsa, Elspeth Reeve and Arthur Wedler each received a cash prize of $50 for their winning entries in the “What … Continued

MA Student Named 2004 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow at ABC News in D.C.

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2004) — Master’s student Ross Todd is the 2004 recipient of the David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship, which is awarded each year to one Missouri graduate student who specializes in broadcast producing. Todd will be the thirteenth David Kaplan Fellow. David Kaplan was a producer for Sam Donaldson at ABC News when … Continued

Fidler Named to Hall of Achievement at University of Oregon

Eugene, Ore. (Oct. 21, 2004) — Roger Fidler has been inducted into the Hall of Achievement by the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. Fidler is the inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. He plans to launch the world’s first live … Continued

New Brochure Available for Five-Year BJ/MA Program

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2004) — A new brochure about the Five-Year Bachelor’s/Master’s Program at the Missouri School of Journalism is now available online and in print. The program allows a student to earn a master’s degree in just 12 months after the completion of the Bachelor of Journalism degree. “The Five-Year Bachelor’s/Master’s Program provides … Continued