School Welcomes 49 Walter Williams Scholars, High-Achieving Students Who Have Earned at Least a 33 on the ACT

The Students Have Impressive Achievements in Journalism, Academics, Arts, Sports and Other Areas By Gwen Girsdansky Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 21, 2012) — Forty-nine of the brightest young journalists from the across the country began their careers at the Missouri School of Journalism as Walter Williams Scholars this fall. The students come from 14 … Continued

Fall Semester Starts with Strong Enrollment on Both Undergraduate and Graduate Levels

By Chantel O’Neal Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 7, 2012) — Approximately 950 freshmen declared journalism or pre-journalism on the first day of classes at the University of Missouri this fall. Journalism students directly admitted to the School have an average ACT score of 29.15; pre-journalism, 24.42. The national average is 21.1. A total of … Continued

2012 Hearst National Championship Winners Named

Missouri School of Journalism Has Two National Winners and One National Finalist San Francisco (June 12, 2012) — The William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism Awards Program has announced its national champions. The 52nd annual Hearst Championships, which were held June 4-7, were the culmination of the 2011-12 Journalism Awards Program. These are held in 106 … Continued

Eight Journalism Seniors Selected for Elite Mizzou ’39

Award Recognizes Academic Achievements, Service and Leadership to MU Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2012) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism seniors have been selected for Mizzou ’39, an award recognizing 39 exceptional seniors for their academic achievements, service and leadership to the University of Missouri and the community. The Class of 2012 is the eighth … Continued

School Welcomes 57 New Walter Williams Scholars

By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2011) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed 57 of the top journalism students from around the nation at the start of the semester. This year’s class of Walter Williams Scholars come from 15 different states and brings an array of talents and accomplishments. Top row, from … Continued

17 Students Honored with SPJ Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards

By Dolores Obregon Planning and Communications Staff Columbia, Mo. (April 20, 2011) — The published work of 17 Missouri School of Journalism students has earned Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards, a competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists for the best in student journalism. Several students received multiple awards. Radio-television journalism students won 19 … Continued

Barone Wins $1,000 Scholarship for Editing

By Maggie Walter Associate Professor Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2011) — Josh Barone, a senior print and digital news major, won a $1,000 scholarship for editing from the American Copy Editors Society during its annual conference, held this year on March 17 to 19 in Phoenix. Barone was one of five students selected for the … Continued

Photojournalism Student Places in Top Ten of Hearst College Multimedia Competition

Senior Journalism Student Eve Edelheit Wins Second National Award for Her Multimedia Project, “Defying A Stereotype.” By Dolores Obregon Planning and Communications Staff Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Eve Edelheit placed in the top ten in the college multimedia category at the 51st annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism … Continued

20 Journalism Seniors Inducted into Elite Mizzou ’39

The Group Is Recognized for Academics, Service and Leadership By Dolores Obregon Planning and Communications Staff Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2011) — Eighteen Missouri School of Journalism and two agricultural journalism seniors were selected to be in the 2011 class of Mizzou ’39 by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board (AASB). Created by the AASB in … Continued

63 Walter Williams Scholars Bring Impressive Academic Achievements to the School

By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2010) — The Missouri School of Journalism recently welcomed a record-setting 63 Walter Williams Scholars at a ceremony held in Fisher Auditorium on the MU campus. This year’s group represents the highest-achieving incoming journalism students in a class of 972 declared journalism or pre-journalism majors. To be … Continued