New Leadership Giving Program Encourages Alumni Support, Engagement

The 1908 Society Will Help Prepare Students for an Increasingly Dynamic Industry Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism has launched a new leadership giving program that encourages unrestricted annual investment to support the School’s strategic priorities. The 1908 Society, named for the year the School was founded, is a network … Continued

Tribute to Former Professor Dave Dugan to Be Held Saturday, Oct. 29

The Program Will Begin at 4 p.m. at the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2016) — Alumni will host a tribute to David Dugan Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 29, in the Palmer Room of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. The doors will open at 3:30 … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Best Short Documentary Award at Film Festival

The 6-Minute Film About a Transgender Girl Has Been Shown at 5 Festivals Columbia, Mo. (May 26, 2016) — A documentary directed by Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Yuting Jiang won the Best Short Documentary award at the QFest NJ LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival in April. The film, “Mazy,” is about a … Continued

Kauffman Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Missouri Business Alert

Grant Will Expand Awareness of Missouri’s Entrepreneurial Communities, Services and Accomplishments Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2016) — The Kauffman Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Missouri Business Alert to help improve business coverage across the state of Missouri. “The Missouri Business Alert is an innovative blend of education and reporting that is working to … Continued

Longtime Missouri Photojournalism Chair Honored

Endowment Will Underwrite Visiting Professionals in Photojournalism Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 16, 2015) — An alumnus of the Missouri School of Journalism has created the David Rees Visiting Professionals Fund in Photojournalism to honor his former professor, a member of the School’s faculty since 1986. This permanent endowment, established by Mr. Sandy Colhoun, MA ’98, honors … Continued

Journalism Alumnus John Lesser Honored with Tribute Bench

The Inscription Thanks Faculty for Teaching Him Professional Skills and Ethics Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2015) — Jean Lesser wanted her husband’s 87th birthday to be a special occasion. Knowing John Lesser‘s affection for his alma mater, she chose to name a Tribute Bench in the Missouri School of Journalism Courtyard in his honor. The … Continued