Missouri Photojournalism Master’s Student Describes His Experience as a Syrian in Columbia

Fulbright Scholar Hany Hawasly Prepares to Document His Country’s Cultural Heritage By Tracey Goldner Supervising Editor: Stephanie Ebbs Reprinted with permission from the Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 12, 2013) — Thirteen months ago, Hany Hawasly, 31, moved from Damascus, Syria, to Columbia to study photojournalism in the graduate program at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued

Missouri Photojournalism Student Covers NASCAR During Summer Internship at the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel

Behind the Scenes with Dale, Danica, and the Intern By Stephen M. Dowell Orlando Sentinel (Used with permission) Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism student Megan May scored the lead image on the front page of a July Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel sports page with a photo she took during her first NASCAR race assignment. Sentinel photojournalist Stephen … Continued

Two Missouri Journalism Students Place Second, Third in National Hearst Journalism Awards Championships

Grant Hindsley Wins in Photojournalism Competition; Sarah Hoffman, in Multimedia San Francisco (June 13, 2013) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students were among the winning college journalists in the national championships of the Journalism Awards Program sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The event was held June 3-7 in San Francisco. Grant Hindsley won … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism Wins First Place and $10,000 in Hearst’s Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2013) — The Missouri School of Journalism won first place and $10,000 in the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition with the highest accumulated student points from the two photo competitions. Grant Hindsley won first place and $2,600; Samuel Gause, ninth, in the Photo I-News & Features category. In the Photo II category, Sarah … Continued

Two Missouri School of Journalism Students Place in Top 10 of Picture Story/Series Category of Hearst Journalism Awards Program

By Erik Hall Columbia, Mo. (April 4, 2013) — Two Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the top 10 in the Photo II-Picture Story/Series category of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Sarah Hoffman received the seventh-place certificate, and Jaime Henry-White, the ninth-place certificate. The winners were selected from 61 entries submitted from 38 schools … Continued

Master’s Student Curates Multimedia Exhibit on Oceania in the South Pacific

The Featured Items Are the Work of Jack and Dorothy Fields, a Prominent Travel Photographer-Writer Team Columbia, Mo. (April 1, 2013) — A new exhibit curated by master’s student Jonathan Stephanoff is now on display at the McDougall Center Gallery at the Missouri School of Journalism. “South Pacific” highlights the work of the travel photographer-writer … Continued

Four Missouri School of Journalism Students Recognized As Talented Young Photojournalists by the Boston Globe Website

By Gwen Girsdansky Columbia, Mo. (March 27, 2013) — Boston.com has included four Missouri School of Journalism students and alumni in a list of promising photojournalists under the age of 25. Boston.com is the website for the Boston Globe. “The Big Picture,” which highlights the work of photojournalists, named 40 up-and-coming photojournalists, 10 percent of … Continued

Award-Winning Photograph by Master’s Student Featured in Thailand Arts Festival

Image of Three Widows by Showkat Nanda Is Included in the Kashmir Exhibit by Emily Brehe Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2013) — Fulbright scholar and master’s student Showkat Nanda joined other renowned photographers in the Kashmir exhibit featured last month in Thailand’s Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival. Nanda was born in India-controlled Kashmir. His exposure to the … Continued

Associate Professor Berkley Hudson Receives $2,500 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant

He Will Present Research on Historical Racial Representations in the Media By Gwen Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (March 7, 2013) — Berkley Hudson, an associate professor of magazine journalism, has received a $2,500 Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant. Hudson will travel to his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Mississippi, during the first … Continued