The Missouri School of Journalism Welcomes Five New Faculty Members

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 9, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes five new faculty members. Three will join the advertising department as assistant professors: Paul Bolls will teach management-related courses in strategic communication and graduate courses. His research focuses on cognitive/emotional processing of media, particularly in discovering how content and production features of media can … Continued

Journalism Student Wins National Design Contest

Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2004) — An original sketch of a design concept for the 2004 Dooney & Bourke It Bag line won Missouri School of Journalism junior Camille Styles a trip to New York and Florence and Milan, Italy. Styles, of Dallas, is studying strategic communication at the School. She was one of eight … Continued

Vector Marketing Honors Student with $1,000 Gift to Advertising Department

Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2004) — Vector Marketing honored Ashley Lewis today with a $1,000 donation to the Advertising Department at the Missouri School of Journalism. Margaret Duffy, department chair, accepted the gift. “We congratulate Ashley on this outstanding achievement,” said Duffy. “We appreciate the generosity and commitment of Vector Marketing providing our students with opportunities … Continued

Students Visit Agencies, Corporations in New York

Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2004) — Missouri strategic communication students viewed agency reels, talked with experts and learned how to present themselves to prospective employers during a recent trip to nine advertising and public relations agencies and other companies in New York. Agencies and companies participating were: Casio Edelman Public Relations Limited Brands McCann Erickson … Continued

School Launches New Web Site for Health Communications Research

Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2004) — The Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) launched a new website featuring the latest information in health news and health communication research. “Our goal with this site is prevention. We want people to learn more about health issues and diseases and how to deal with them,” said Jon Stemmle, HCRC director of … Continued

Casio Supports Student Education and Donates Exilim Digital Cameras to the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2004) — Casio, Inc., a leader in consumer electronics, has donated eight digital Exilim EX-Z3 digital cameras to the Missouri School of Journalism. The cameras will be used in the School’s planning and communications office and as part of a Strategic Campaigns class for the winter semester. Students will design an integrated … Continued

Larry Powell Joins Missouri School of Journalism Faculty

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 18, 2004) — Larry Powell has joined the faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism as an Assistant Professor, Professional Practice. He will teach introductory and advanced visual communication courses. Previously Powell was the president of his own advertising and marketing firm called Larry Powell & Associates, which he founded in Dallas in 1993. … Continued

Student-Developed Campaign Wins Two National Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2003) — A strategic communications campaign developed by Missouri School of Journalism advertising seniors for the Missouri Department of Transportation recently won its second national award. Team members were Camille Clingan of Chesterfield, Mo., Sara Ralston of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., Bill Smith, Chula, Mo., and Asian Udoh, O’Fallon, Ill. Susan Bartel … Continued

New Advertising Department Chair Named

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2003) — Margaret Duffy, PhD, has been named chair of the advertising department. She succeeds Steve Kopcha who has returned to full-time teaching. As chair, Duffy will oversee administrative activities of the department and serve as the liaison between other faculty, students, and the dean. Her colleagues nominated her for the position. … Continued

Mass Media Damaging African-American Women’s Body Esteem, MU Journalism Studies Find

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2003) — Media images of stereotypically thin, attractive women confront women of all colors. While previous research says these images cause Caucasian women to practice unhealthy behaviors and become extremely dissatisfied with their body image, African-American women supposedly are less concerned with weight. However, two new studies by a Missouri School … Continued