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

12 Journalism Students Selected for Mizzou ’39 Honors

Twelve J-School students were selected for Mizzou ’39, an annual award recognizing 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their time at the University of Missouri. From top-left, first row: Troy D’Souza, Nnamdi Egwuonwu, Beckie Jaeckels, Mercedes Mackay; second row: Gabri Mays, Matthew Oxendale; third row: Abas Pauti, … Continued

Journalism undergrad co-publishes research in academic journal

Missouri junior Caroline Dade, who admits she likes dense academic reports, says she has enjoyed being able to “bridge a gap” between the journalism industry and academia with her research. For Caroline Dade, research ‘bridges gap’ between academia and journalism industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of … Continued

School Welcomes 50 High-Achieving Walter Williams Scholars to Campus

Now in its 15th year, the Walter Williams Scholars program has helped 771 students capitalize on their potential to become “the best of the best” in journalism and strategic communication. (Not pictured: Joe Butler, Michael Fitzpatrick, Lianna Kowalke, Hannah Sherrow and Allie Widick.) In Addition to Academics, Incoming Freshmen Boast Impressive Achievements in Journalism, Leadership, … Continued

16 Journalism students selected for Mizzou ’39’ Honors

Seniors recognized for their leadership, service and academic achievements Columbia, Mo. (March 8, 2018) — Sixteen Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 39 selected for Mizzou ’39. The award, given by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, recognizes 39 outstanding seniors across all majors for their leadership, service and academic achievement throughout their … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Honors 50 Freshmen as 2017 Walter Williams Scholars

Top row, left to right: Lauren Bishop, Nathan Busch, Mary Dimitrov, Bennett Durando, Madeleine Harres, Kaitlyn Hoevelmann, Jacob Horton, Pubali Kundu. Row 2: Sadie Lea, Christina Long, Benjamin Luty, Connor McLindon, Heather Miller, William Morris, Reagan Myers, Madeline Niblett. Row 3: Joy Park, Sarah Peterson, Emmalee Reed, Peyton Rives, Leo Rocha, Zoe Shedd, Alyssa Shikles, … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Grace Halverson

By Stacey Roth Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2016) — Freshman Grace Halverson is already making a name for herself in the Missouri School of Journalism. Halverson’s SAT score of 2150 qualified her to be accepted into the Walter Williams Scholars, the top tier of an already elite group of students who receive benefits such as … Continued

Meet New J-School Students: Erica Overfelt

By Sydney Skubic Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2016) — Freshman Erica Overfelt, a science and agricultural journalism major, plans to work as a writer or photographer for National Geographic after she graduates from the Missouri School of Journalism. This goal – to be part of an organization that speaks for the world and seeks improvement … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Caroline Dade

By Gina Pintozzi Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2016) — Freshman Caroline Dade’s decision to study at the Missouri School of Journalism brings her one step closer to her dream of following in the footsteps of NBC Today Show anchors such as Savannah Guthrie and Katie Couric. While Logan-Rogersville High School didn’t have any journalism classes, … Continued

Meet New J-Students: Madison Czopek

By Collin Dale Farmer Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2016) — Freshman Madison Czopek is a freshman who had her pick of schools to attend – and she chose to come to Mizzou. Her high ACT score qualified her for the J-School’s Walter Williams Scholars program. The Michigan native is now part of an elite group … Continued