Knight Professional-in-Residence Editing Fellowship Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 17, 2003) — You’re a newsroom assigning editor or team leader who loves the work but longs for the time and chance to pursue new ideas. Maybe you want to take a creative risk or handle a big project a different way. Or you’re a senior reporter who’d like to try your … Continued

Upcoming Magazine Fair Unites Campus and Community

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 14, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s annual Magazine Fair will reach a broader audience this year by expanding the number of events and opening them to the entire community. In a first-time ever collaboration with the Columbia Public Library, the two-day affair scheduled for Feb. 21 and 22 features exhibitions … Continued

Two Students Win Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 12, 2003) — Two master’s degree students from the Missouri School of Journalism have been awarded scholarships worth $2,000 by the Overseas Press Club Foundation. Kristy Siegfried and Jason McLure were among 11 journalism students from around the country to be selected from over 200 entries. The Overseas Press Club (OPC) is … Continued

Partnership with Russia’s Largest School of Journalism Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10, 2003) — Faculty from the world’s first school of journalism and the world’s largest school of journalism have announced plans to collaborate on a project to strengthen journalism education in Russia and the United States. The partnership of the Missouri School of Journalism and Moscow State University, popularly known as MGU, … Continued

Nueva Beca para Periodistas Latinoamericanos

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 15, 2003) — Nos da gran placer anunciar que la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri está ofreciendo la beca Tina Hills para periodistas de Latinoamérica que tengan interés en obtener una maestría o un doctorado en la facultad de periodismo más antigua del mundo. Esta beca es parte de … Continued

Brian Steffens Named Executive Director of NNA

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2003) — Veteran newspaper manager Brian L. Steffens, 53, has been named executive director of the National Newspaper Assn., the nation’s largest association of community newspapers. The Board met January 8 in Columbia. The appointment follows NNA’s relocation and a year-long transition from suburban Washington, D.C. to the Missouri’s School of … Continued

Brian S. Brooks Named New Associate Dean

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 3, 2003) — Brian S. Brooks has been named associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration at the Missouri School of Journalism, effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Robert Logan, PhD, who retired and is taking a position with the National Institutes for Health in Bethesda, Md. As associate dean, Brooks will oversee … Continued

Partnership with European Journalism Academy Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2002) — The Missouri School of Journalism and the European Journalism Academy at the University of Vienna have announced a partnership that will bring Missouri and Central European faculty and students together in learning and research projects. The agreement will enable Missouri faculty the use of training and teaching facilities at … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Hosts Symposium in D.C.

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2002) — American journalism is more international in scope and more patriotic in tone in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, three Missouri School of Journalism professors found in a recent study. Findings from their survey will be released at a symposium Oct. 7 and 8, “Journalism … Continued