Jackie Bell Named O.O. McIntyre Professor for 2011

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 4, 2011) — Associate Professor Jackie Bell is the winner of the 2011 O.O. McIntyre Professorship for excellence in teaching, an annual award presented by the Missouri School of Journalism. Bell will receive a $10,000 salary supplement for the upcoming academic year. Bell, who joined the faculty in 2001, teaches photojournalism. Her … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Collaborate with United Nations and British Council to Release the Video Series “100 Questions About Islam”

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 3, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism students aided in the creation of a new video series, which provides commentary and insight on current perceptions of Islam and Muslim cultures and the challenges faced in fostering cross-cultural dialogue between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. “100 Questions About Islam” aims, above all, at being … Continued

Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis, Journalism Foundation Award Scholarships to Four Missouri Journalism Students

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 2, 2011) — Matt Beezley of Fenton, Mo., received the $5,000 Press Club/St. Louis Post-Dispatch David Lipman Scholarship at the Missouri School of Journalism during a summer gathering of the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and Journalism Foundation. The annual scholarship was established in 2009 in memory of David Lipman, BJ … Continued

Magazine Journalism Students and Vox Magazine Win Five Awards in National Student Magazine Contest

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 2, 2011) — Vox magazine and seven Missouri School of Journalism students have won recognition in the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Student Magazine Contest in the areas of people, investigation and analysis, first person and design. Vox is an award-winning weekly city magazine that appears in the Columbia … Continued

Former Missouri Journalism Dean Elmer Lower Dies at 98

He Was a Television News Pioneer, Emmy-Winning Broadcaster and President of ABC News Vero Beach, Fla. (July 27, 2011) — Elmer Wilson Lower, a former dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, passed away on July 26, 2011, in Vero Beach, Fla., after a brief illness. The Emmy award-winning broadcaster, who served as president of … Continued

School Signs First-Ever Articulation Agreement with East Central College

Student Benefit Will Be a Seamless Transfer from Associate to Baccalaureate Degree Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2011) — East Central College students interested in earning a bachelor of journalism degree can now transfer seamlessly to the Missouri School of Journalism to complete their studies. ECC is a community college located in Union, Mo. The articulation … Continued

Eight Missouri Journalism Students Selected for Dow Jones News Fund Summer Internships

Princeton, N.J. (June 24, 2011) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students have been selected by the Dow Jones News Fund to work as news and sports copy editors, multimedia editors and business reporters at news organizations across the country this summer. They were among the 86 undergraduate and graduate students selected from among 600 applicants … Continued