MU Receives $1 Million Gift to Support Journalism Education on LGBT Issues

The Gift Is the First of Its Kind Among American Universities Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2015) — The University of Missouri has received a $1 million estate gift to support journalism education and research into the connection between American journalism and the advancement of human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Timothy … Continued

$450,000 Grant to Support Health Journalism Training Efforts

Workshops Will Help Reporters Understand and Localize Important National Health News Santa Clara, Calif. (April 23, 2015) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a three-year grant of $450,000 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to continue offering training … Continued

$1 Million Gift to MU to Support Community Journalism

Gift Will Support Conferences, Research on Helping Small, Local Newspapers Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2014) — Walter B. Potter Jr., a resident of Falls Church, Virginia, has committed $1 million to the Missouri School of Journalism to supplement the Walter B. Potter Fund for Innovation in Local Journalism, established in 2010. The endowment supports teaching … Continued

New Endowed Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Alumnus Larry Moore

The KMBC-TV Newscaster Will Be Honored as an Outstanding Kansas Citian By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2014) — The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City have selected Larry Moore, noted newscaster on KMBC-TV, to be the 50th recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Kansan Citian Award. Moore, MA ’68, joined KMBC-TV in … Continued

$10 Million Gift to Fund Faculty Fellowships at the School of Journalism

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Reaches $100 Million in Giving to MU Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2014) — The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has pledged $10 million to the Missouri School of Journalism to enhance faculty salaries. This most recent gift makes the Reynolds Foundation the first $100 million donor to the University of Missouri, … Continued

$6.7 Million Gift Funds New Documentary Journalism Program at MU

New Program Made Possible by Gift from Bunim/Murray Productions Chairman and MU Alumnus Jonathan Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 11, 2014) — The University of Missouri today announced a gift of $6.7 million from Jonathan Murray, an Emmy Award-winning MU alumnus and chairman of Bunim/Murray Productions, to create a documentary journalism program in the Missouri School … Continued