Dean Kurpius Welcomes New Chancellor to Campus

Missouri School of Journalism Dean David Kurpius, left, congratulates Alexander Cartwright after today’s announcement of his appointment as the new chancellor of University of Missouri. Cartwright has been at State University of New York since 2014 and has been an electrical engineering professor on the University of Buffalo campus since 1995. SUNY is a 64-campus … Continued

Surprise 90th Birthday Party for Betty Dukert, BJ ’49

Betty Dukert, BJ ’49, was the guest of honor at a surprise 90th birthday party in her honor on May 9. Dukert retired in 1998 as executive producer of NBC’s “Meet the Press” after 41 years with the program and several years preceding that with NBC in Washington, D.C. Dukert received the Missouri Honor Medal … Continued

Inside Sports: Missouri School of Journalism

Check out the behind-the-scenes sports action of Missouri students as they report, photograph, film, edit, share, create and more for the school’s professional news outlets and agencies, national publications as well as campus media. Opportunities are available for all years in school, freshmen through senior. Follow us on Twitter @MUJschoolSports to receive updates. This Week’s … Continued

Alice Handelman, BJ ’65, Honored by Missouri Professional Communicators

Ladue News contributor Alice Handelman, BJ ’65, was honored by Missouri Professional Communicators with three awards in its 2017 Communications Contest. The awards were presented at the MPC Spring Connect luncheon April 22 at the St. Louis Artists Guild. MPC is an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women. Handelman’s articles were printed in … Continued

Mizzou Alumnus Vahe Gregorian, MA ’88, Talks Sports Journalism

Inside Sports recently interviewed Vahe Gregorian, MA ’88, who writes about and reports on all-things-sports for The Kansas City Star. Gregorian previously worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 25 years. In the photo, Gregorian, right, interviews former Kansas City Royal Frank White when he ran for the Jackson County Legislature in 2014. Inside Sports: … Continued

Alumnus Publishes ‘Our Fathers: Making Black Men’

In “Our Fathers: Making Black Men,” Lewis W. Diuguid, BJ ’77, focuses on one block of St. Louis in the mid-20th century, where African-American businessmen living the American Dream also created a sense of community for boys in that neighborhood. His father, Lincoln I. Diuguid, a PhD graduate of Cornell University in chemistry, anchored the … Continued

Enterprising Journalist from India Celebrated as Inaugural Fellow

Nine journalists from India, representing The Hindu; Hindustan Times; BBC News; India Asia News Service and others, recently gathered with special guests to celebrate the inaugural Alfred Friendly Press Partners-Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Fellowship. Alfred Friendly Press Partners joined the Missouri School of Journalism in January 2015, under the leadership of board president Randy … Continued

Students Create a New Intelligent Mobile Search Tool

A team of sophomores in journalism and computer science took the grand prize in the 10th annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition with Informator, an intelligent mobile search tool that finds hidden relationships between key words and phrases. Informator helps journalists overcome the problem of too many news organizations taking the same approach on the … Continued

Inside Sports: Missouri School of Journalism

Check out what students are covering, photographing, filming, editing and sharing, as well as creating for strategic communication clients. The sports journalists represent all years in school, from freshman on up. For updates on all-things-sports at the Missouri School of Journalism, follow us on Twitter: @MUJschoolSports. Six students call Mizzou baseball games vs. Kentucky during … Continued