School Announces New, Unique Approach to Tackling Industry Diversity Levels

Immersive Student Development, Diversity and Recruitment Program Creates a Pipeline to Prepare Diverse New Talent Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2016) — The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Office of the Provost and the Mizzou Advantage initiative announce today a new, immersive education-industry recruiting and training effort designed to increase the representation of underserved communities … Continued

DC Symposium to Explore Diversity, Inclusion, First Amendment

Missouri-Hurley Symposium Will Be Held March 17 in Washington Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2016) — What happens when a news story about racial discord, university leadership and academic freedom becomes an international sensation on social media and attracts dozens of news organizations to Missouri? What did faculty and students of the world’s first journalism school … Continued

Speaker Tells Students to Use Data, Build Trust When Covering Race

Nikole Hannah-Jones Presents Reporting on Race in the Age of Black Lives Matter By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 29, 2016) — Throughout the fall semester, Missouri School of Journalism students received more on-the-job learning and training than some journalists gain in a decade. Demonstrations by Concerned Student 1950, administrative resignations and profiles of courage … Continued

Bridget Botchway Bradley Wins 2014 Undergraduate Inclusive Excellence Award

The Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative Recognizes Outstanding Contributions to Any Area of Diversity at the University of Missouri By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Bridget Botchway Bradley has been named the winner of the 2014 undergraduate Inclusive Excellence Award. The award, part of the Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative, is … Continued