Missouri School of Journalism Welcomes Fall 2010 Students

By Amy Brachmann Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 17, 2010) — The Missouri School of Journalism recently welcomed new and transfer students to campus and returning students back to campus with its annual Fall Welcome event. Counting all upperclassmen, directly admitted freshmen and pre-journalism students, the School now has 2,013 undergraduate students, which is an … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Earn Bragging Rights at SPJ Regional Conference with 25 Mark of Excellence Awards

The Awards Honor the Best in Student Journalism Columbia, Mo. (April 13, 2010) — The Missouri School of Journalism received the most awards – a total of 25 – at the recent Region 7 Society of Professional Journalists conference, competing against students attending universities in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. Eighteen Missouri journalism students were honored with … Continued

17 Students Selected to Serve as Journalism Ambassadors

Columbia, Mo. (March 4, 2010) — Seventeen Missouri School of Journalism students have been selected to serve as Journalism Ambassadors for the 2010-2011 academic year. Journalism Ambassadors represent the School at various recruitment events sponsored by the University of Missouri Office of Admissions and give tours of the School to prospective students. A total of … Continued

12 Journalism Seniors Inducted into Elite Mizzou ’39

Only 39 of the More Than 3,000 Graduating Seniors Earn This Distinction By Lauren Walsh Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (March 2, 2010) — The Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board (AASB) named 12 Missouri School of Journalism seniors to the 2010 class of Mizzou ’39. Mizzou ’39 honors outstanding seniors for their academic achievements, leadership and service. … Continued

Journalism Graduates to Be Recognized at Fall Commencement Ceremonies

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2009) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize its graduates during fall commencement ceremonies that will be held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18, in Jesse Auditorium. Family and friends of the graduates do not need tickets to attend. Seating will be open. Graduate degrees will be awarded to 48 … Continued

Winners Announced for Biotech U Reporting Contest

By Steve Veile Project Manager Biotech University Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 24, 2009) — Missouri School of Journalism master’s student Charlotte Bellis has been named the grand prize winner of the Biotech University reporting contest. The New Zealand native won an all-expense paid blogging trip to Europe in 2010 with her multimedia report “Bio Beans: America’s … Continued

Student-Developed iPhone News Application Ranked in Top Five on iTunes after Launch

By Angela Hamilton Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2009) — An iPhone application co-developed by a Missouri School of Journalism student recently became the fifth highest-rated news application on the iTunes store in the week following its launch. Journalism student Tony Brown and Peng Zhuang, a doctoral student in computer programming, created the application … Continued

Field Trip Teaches Students about Writing for a Non-Science Audience

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2009) — Moving from forests, to caves, to prairies and dairy farms, students in Professor Bill Allen’s eight-week “Field Reporting on the Food System and Environment” agricultural journalism course hit the road during the weekend of Sept. 11-13, in a classroom on wheels. Eleven Missouri School of Journalism students covered more … Continued