Grad Students Tasked with Solving Associated Press Challenge Win Business-Journalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — A University of Missouri team of students tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at the Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of … Continued

Associate Professor Amy Simons Awarded 2019 Excellence in Online Class Facilitation Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 7, 2019) — Amy Simons, associate professor of journalism professions, has been named as a recipient of the Mizzou Online Excellence in Online Class Facilitation award. The award recognizes a faculty member who excels in facilitating an online learning experience that supports high-quality student-to-student and faculty-to-student interaction, increases social rapport among students, … Continued

Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

Annual Award Is Given for Making a Significant Contribution to Scholastic Journalism Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2019) — Suzette Heiman, strategic communication professor at the School of Journalism, has been named the 2019 Missouri Journalism Education Association (MJEA) Friend of Scholastic Journalism for her work in supporting student journalists from all corners of Missouri. The … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Program Will Begin at 6 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (May 2, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. during Annual Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan Symposium Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) — First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2019) — Journalism master’s student Dan Schwartz will report on how mountain communities in Peru are using ancient technology to adapt to climate change and the loss of glaciers as this year’s … Continued

Professor Emeritus Receives Distinguished Service to Broadcast Journalism Award

Kent Collins Named Edward L. Bliss Award Winner for Significant Contributions Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2019) — Professor Emeritus Kent Collins is the 2019 recipient of the Edward L. Bliss Award for distinguished service to broadcast journalism education by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented to … Continued

Journalism Professor named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising

Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been selected as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising (JA). Rodgers is only the third woman and the first individual at the University of Missouri to serve as editor-in-chief in … Continued