Missouri Journalism Student Design Selected for Juror Appreciation Week Poster

Columbia, Mo. (April 14, 2003) — Posters and lapel buttons designed by Missouri School of Journalism student, Erin McGowan, will be displayed and distributed at courthouses throughout the state during Juror Appreciation Week, April 28 – May 2, as a “thank you” to Missouri jurors for the important public service they perform. The Missouri Bar … Continued

Esther Thorson Receives Prestigious AAA Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 14, 2003) — Esther Thorson, PhD, associate dean for research and graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, has received an Outstanding Contribution to Research Award from the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) for her 20 years of contributions to the field of advertising research. She is … Continued

Will Work For Credit: MU Journalism Students Create Ads For National Television

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2003) — College students spend countless hours working on class projects, preparing themselves for future career opportunities. For a number of advertising students at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the chance to launch those careers and gain national exposure has arrived early. Last week, two Nokia … Continued

New Policy to Admit Some Students Directly from High School Announced

Columbia, Mo. (March 12, 2003) — The Missouri School of Journalism will admit some students directly from high school for the first time starting this spring. Students who identify themselves as journalism majors and are honors-eligible will be admitted directly to the School. The School also will admit, effective for the Fall 2003 semester, current … Continued

Student Awarded Prestigious AAF Internship

Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2003) — Dionne Monet Lewis of Kansas City, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student, will receive a 2003 AAF Vance L. Stickell Memorial Internship this summer. She is one of nine outstanding American Advertising Federation student members in the nation to be selected for this prestigious program. Program coordinator, John … Continued

Linda Eatherton of Ketchum Returns as a Professional in Residence

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2003) — Linda Eatherton will share tips and insights from her 20-plus years in public relations with students, faculty and staff of the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Professionals-in-Residence Program. She will present numerous lectures and information sharing sessions on campus and speak to the Mid-Missouri chapters … Continued

Betty Houchin Winfield Awarded Prestigious Curators’ Professorship

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2003) — Betty Houchin Winfield, PhD, a professor in the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the University’s most prestigious designation, a Curators’ Professorship, for her outstanding scholarly work in political communication. She is the first professor in the School of Journalism to be awarded this appointment. Winfield, who also … Continued

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