Missouri School of Journalism student receives Outstanding Discovery Fellows award for undergraduate research

By Katelynn McIlwain Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2020) — Jacob LaGesse of Clayton, Missouri, received the Outstanding Discovery Fellows Award in recognition of the research he has been conducting to assist journalists. This award recognizes students who have done exceptional work within the Discovery Fellows Program, an Honors College initiative that pairs students with faculty, … Continued

2020-21 Report for America corps includes May graduates and J-School alums: Journalists will serve in under-covered communities across U.S.

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2020) — Five current Missouri School of Journalism students and five alumnae will join the 2020-21 class of Report for America, which sends journalists to news outlets across the country to report on under-covered issues and communities. RFA is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project. The reporting corps … Continued

Kiersten Kuc Selected for MU Award for Academic Distinction

Honor Recognizes Intellectual Curiosity and Academic Contributions By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism sophomore Kiersten Kuc is one of 12 students selected for the University of Missouri‘s prestigious Award for Academic Distinction. The award recognizes outstanding undergraduates for their intellectual curiosity and academic contributions to MU, as well … Continued

Undergraduate Selected for UM Entrepreneurial Scholars, Interns Program

Junior Natasha Brewer Is One of 15 Students Chosen from All 4 Campuses in the System Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 29, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Natasha Brewer is one of 15 undergraduates from all four campuses in the University of Missouri System who will be part of the inaugural class of the UM … Continued

School of Journalism Senior Wins Award in Religion Reporting Competition

Heather Adams Received a Plaque and $300 Prize Check During Annual Awards Banquet in Atlanta Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 16, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Heather Adams placed second in the Religion Newswriters Association‘s 2014 student contest, the Chandler Award for Student Religion Reporter of the Year. She attended RNA’s annual awards banquet on … Continued

63 Walter Williams Scholars Begin Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism

The Group Includes AP Scholars, Bright Flight Scholars and National Merit Winners By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2014) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed 63 new Walter Williams Scholars into the program on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Neff Hall. The scholars hail from 18 states across the country. To be considered for … Continued

Missouri Journalism Freshman Is a Self-Published Author and Founder of 2 Nonprofits

Riley de León Hopes to Start His Own Magazine Brand or Be Motivational Speaker By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 16, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism freshman Riley de León begins his own story in his self-published book “Life’s Not Always Written in Times New Roman: The Untold Stories of People Like You.” “Saturday, … Continued

18 Freshman Interest Groups to Focus on Journalism for Fall 2014

Missouri Journalism Faculty and Students Will Help New Undergraduates Adjust to Campus Life Columbia, Mo. (July 23, 2014) — Helpful advice, answers to questions and fun learning activities are some of the benefits of belonging to a Freshman Interest Group, say Missouri School of Journalism students who have participated in the program. This fall, Marleigh … Continued

Journalism Student Council Officers Elected for 2014-15 Academic Year

JSC Helps Build Relationships with Peers, Mentors and Professors Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2014) — The Missouri School of Journalism recently announced the new slate of Journalism Student Council officers for the 2014-15 academic year. JSC hosts events to give students the opportunity to build relationships with peers, mentors and professors. These might include networking … Continued