NewsPro names Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles a 2021 Noteworthy Journalism Educator

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 29, 2021) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles was named by Crain NewsPro  a 2021 Noteworthy Journalism Educator. Based on recommendations from university colleagues and news industry sources, NewsPro identified 10 of the notable higher-education professionals who “found innovative ways to teach journalism skills within the new safety and … Continued

Journalism School to host journalist and author Jon Cohen

Cohen’s talk, “Editing Life: Covering CRISPR’s Powers and Perils” will draw from his extensive reporting on CRISPR gene editing technology in China. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome science journalist and author Jon Cohen to campus Nov. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Monsanto Auditorium, Bond … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … Continued

Journalism School to Host Journalist and Author Lisa Palmer

Journalist and author Lisa Palmer will speak at 6 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, 88 Gannett Hall on the University of Missouri Columbia campus. Palmer’s lecture, part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Drawing on Her Global Reporting, Palmer Will Discuss the Future of Food Security and Sustainable … Continued

Journalism School to Host ‘A Conversation on Climate Change’

Radio journalist and podcast producer Amy Martin and writer/author Nathaniel Rich are scheduled to host a joint lecture, “A Conversation on Climate Change,” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 in Fisher Auditorium, Gannett Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Amy Martin and Nathaniel Rich Will Discuss Their Work Documenting Effects of … Continued

New Partnership to Strengthen Science, Health, Environmental Journalism Announced

The School Will Join Forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in a Multi-Year Program Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 5, 2017) — The Missouri School of Journalism will join forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to enhance the School’s emphasis on science, health and environmental journalism in a multi-year program. The Smith/Patterson Science … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Offers Nuclear Energy Workshop to Journalists

By Katherine Hambrick Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2016) — More than 20 professional journalists from around the country and five Missouri journalism students will attend a nuclear energy workshop at the Missouri School of Journalism Jan. 28-29. “The Promise & Perils of Nuclear Energy: A Workshop for Journalists” is aimed at educating journalists and journalism … Continued

New Smith/Patterson Fellow to Focus on Health and Science Journalism

Andria Caruthers Work Will Include Health Resources and Services Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Projects Columbia, Mo. (July 9, 2015) — Andria Caruthers, a dual-degree master’s graduate in journalism and public health, has been selected as this year’s Smith/Patterson Fellow. The Columbia native earned both degrees from the University of Missouri in … Continued

Alumna Sarah Canavese Named 2014 Smith/Patterson Summer Fellow

She Will Work on Projects Related to Food Security, Food Policy and Childhood Obesity Columbia, Mo. (May 12, 2014) — University of Missouri public health graduate student Sarah Canavese, BJ ’10, has been named the 2014 Smith/Patterson Summer Fellow. Canavese will join the Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) in late May. HCRC is headquartered at … Continued