AdZou presents findings to clients via Zoom, overcoming challenging circumstances

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 4, 2021) — For strategic communication students at the Missouri School of Journalism, each student’s senior capstone is an indispensable part of their collegiate experience. This is always true, even in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This fall semester, four AdZou teams performed extensive quantitative and qualitative … Continued

Journalism alumna recognized for her commitment to public service

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2020) — A graduate from the Missouri School of Journalism was named to the Southeast Texas Young Professional Organization‘s 40 under 40 list for her commitment to public service and leadership capabilities. Emily Russell, BJ ’17, was recognized for her contributions in the Beaumont, Texas, community as a public and government … Continued

Explaining science – visually

University of Missouri journalism researchers find infographics can help journalists communicate complex science-based health news. By Eric Stann MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2020) — For more than two decades, scientists and the general public have disagreed on the safety of consuming genetically modified, or GM, foods. A recent survey showed that while … Continued

PRIME lab adjusts to continue researching during pandemic

University of Missouri’s journalism research lab measures a person’s mental and bodily responses to media messaging. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 3, 2020) — Inside the University of Missouri’s Psychological Research on Information and Media Effects, or PRIME, lab, researchers recently resumed studying how people process media messaging by measuring participants’ eye movement after temporarily stopping their … Continued

Mizzou NSAC has a new match

By Zach Taylor Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2020) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) swiped right and found its newest soulmate. This school year, the team of students is matched with Tinder, a popular dating app. Tinder, which was started on a college campus in 2012, is a place where … Continued

Strategic communication senior shows resilience when finishing degree after COVID-19 challenges motivated him to move home to South Korea

Missouri strategic communication senior Jihwan Aum rose to multiple COVID-19-related challenges working from his home on the other side of the world; his dedication and perseverance earned him an award from his MOJO Ad classmates. MOJO Ad provided hands-on work experience for job market By: Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2020) — The coronavirus … Continued

NSAC team advances to national finals, one of eight teams to compete in Adobe challenge

Tori Aerni, Haley Brock, Mitchell Davis, Audrey Dickens, Holly Enowski, Gracie Fitzgerald, Tori Foushee, Kit Frazen, Gina Gerstenecker, Gabriela Jurkiewicz, John Kurpius, Natalie Macintosh, Bella Mangan, Matt McMullen, Claire Nichols, Sheridan Powell, Lauren Spear, Tori Travers and Reed Wilson Team shows resilience in face of COVID-19 challenges By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2020) … Continued

MOJO Ad teams finish the semester remotely, present findings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spring 2020 clients included the Missouri Department of Conservation and Nevada Department of Wildlife. By Jerry Duggan An indispensable part of every strategic communication senior’s final semester at the Missouri School of Journalism is the capstone experience. Although this year’s spring semester looked a little different from previous ones, with all classes moving online in … Continued