Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the AEJMC conference Aug. 7-10 in Toronto, Canada. Dean David Kurpius will co-host a reception along with several SEC schools for convention-goers from 6:45-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Six papers earned … Continued

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

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … Continued

Journalism School to Host Journalist and Author Lisa Palmer

Journalist and author Lisa Palmer will speak at 6 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, 88 Gannett Hall on the University of Missouri Columbia campus. Palmer’s lecture, part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Drawing on Her Global Reporting, Palmer Will Discuss the Future of Food Security and Sustainable … Continued

SEC Honors Strategic Communication Professor Shelly Rodgers with Faculty Achievement Award

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, has been awarded the 2019 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement award. The Honor Qualifies Rodgers as the University of Missouri Nominee for the SEC’s Professor of the Year Award Columbia, Mo. (March 28, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been … Continued

Moore Foundation Awards $500,000-Plus Grant to Support Health Journalism

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation recently made a three-year grant of $509,400 to the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists headquartered at the J-School. Association of Health Care Journalists Professional Organization is Headquartered at Missouri Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2018) — The Center … Continued

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants $450,000 to Journalism Training, Resources

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded a $450,000 grant to the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, headquartered at the Missouri School of Journalism. The RWJF funding will be used to continue offering training and resources for journalists covering health issues. Pictured are some of the Mizzou students, staff and faculty who attending … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Serving as working laboratories for broadcast journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism, KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV have consistently bested professional news outlets nationwide in competition for RTDNA’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. Missouri’s Student-Staffed Media Outlets Compete with the Nation’s Best…and Win Columbia, Mo. (June 22, 2018) — KBIA-FM has won its fifth consecutive … Continued

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer to Present ‘The Human Toll of Toxic Pollution’

Larry C. Price Will Discuss Environmental and Health Reporting at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in 204 Neff Hall By Gerard Edic Columbia, Mo. (March 23, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will welcome two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price to campus April 26. The visit is part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Shelly Rodgers awarded 2018 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Shelly Rodgers is the first recipient of the 2018 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence Awards. Dr. Rodgers encourages her students to participate in creating their own educational experience By Jeff Sossamon MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (March 19, 2018) — University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Commerce Bank Chairman and CEO Teresa … Continued

Helmsley Charitable Trust Endorses Work of Health Journalism Center with $1.3 Million Grant

Missouri Students and Faculty Benefit Through Fellowships, Conferences and Workshops Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2017) — The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the educational arm of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.3 million to provide educational opportunities and resources for journalists on health care issues … Continued