Ornaments Depicting the Missouri School of Journalism and Reynolds Journalism Institute Will Decorate the 2008 Missouri State Tree in Washington, D.C.

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2008) — The 2008 Missouri State Tree in the Pathway of Peace will be adorned with official ornaments depicting the Missouri School of Journalism, the world’s first, founded in 1908, and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, which was dedicated Sept. 12. The Pathway of Peace, which surrounds the National Christmas … Continued

Freedom Sings Brings GRAMMY Award-Winning Musicians to Mizzou Arena Sept. 10

Free Public Concert to Kick Off Centennial/Dedication Celebration Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2008) — “Freedom Sings™,” a critically acclaimed concert and multimedia experience featuring an all-star cast of musicians, will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 10 in Mizzou Arena to kick off the centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism and dedication of the … Continued

New Center Will Create Journalism of the Future

$31 Million Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute to Foster Collaborations Among Professional Journalists, Scholars, Industry Leaders and Citizens Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 5, 2008) — To explore new forms of journalism, whether digital, global or hyper-local, the world’s first school of journalism has created a solution-oriented center for ideas, experimentation and research. With fully networked high … Continued

Technology Summit Brings Leading Innovators and Entrepreneurs to New Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism

Technology Pioneers Share Vision for Improving Journalism in the 21st Century Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — Twenty-seven media entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and digital innovators will converge at the new Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) and the Missouri School of Journalism Sept. 12 for a Technology Summit, an exceptional gathering of technology pioneers with … Continued

Nation’s Leading Journalists and Communicators to Join Missouri School of Journalism and Reynolds Journalism Institute in Planning for Industry’s Future

Futures Forum Held in Conjunction with Sept. 10-12 Celebration Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — With journalism at a historic juncture marked by dynamic change, the world’s first school of journalism is bringing more than 100 of the world’s top journalists – many of them alumni – to the University of Missouri campus to lead … Continued

Renowned Russian Poet to Perform “The Lead Honorarium” during Closing Ceremony of the Missouri Journalism Centennial/Dedication Celebration

The Sept. 12 Evening Event Is Free and Open to the Public Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — As the world’s first school of journalism celebrates its first century on Sept. 12, one of the best known and most widely published poets in the world will commemorate the occasion and the sacrifice of journalists worldwide … Continued

Leading Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing Executives to Lead Roundtable Discussion on Ethics

Event Part of Missouri School of Journalism Sept. 11 Futures Forum Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — As the promise of social media and other online communication opportunities expands, many companies are asking about an enhanced role for advertising and communications ethics. Several top advertising, public relations and marketing professionals will gather at the Missouri … Continued

Founding Dean of World’s First School of Journalism to Be Honored with Bronze Bust

Ceremony to Take Place During Missouri Journalism Centennial and Dedication Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2008) — The man who founded the world’s first school of journalism and was instrumental in spreading journalism education across the globe will be memorialized with a bronze bust in Walter Williams Hall, his namesake at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued