Professor Stacey Woelfel Awarded Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Professor Stacey Woelfel is one of five University of Missouri faculty to be awarded the 2017 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. He Is One of 5 MU Teachers to Be Recognized By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2017) — University of Missouri Interim Chancellor Hank Foley and Commerce Bank Chairman … 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

Filmmaker Spike Lee Teaches Master Class to Documentary Journalism Students

Among the Highlights Were Insights About His Career and Advice for Students’ Futures Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Filmmaker Spike Lee gave advice to young journalists and filmmakers during a special master class for the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Lee was in Columbia on April … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students Premiere Short Film at True/False Festival

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Campus Protests During Fall 2015 By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism students Varun Bajaj, Adam Dietrich and Kellan Marvin premiered their short film “Concerned Student 1950” in front of an audience of True/False festival-goers in the Missouri Theatre. Original members … 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

Missouri School of Journalism Offers Nuclear Energy Workshop to Journalists

By Katherine Hambrick Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2016) — More than 20 professional journalists from around the country and five Missouri journalism students will attend a nuclear energy workshop at the Missouri School of Journalism Jan. 28-29. “The Promise & Perils of Nuclear Energy: A Workshop for Journalists” is aimed at educating journalists and journalism … Continued

Visiting Artist Series Kicks Off with Noted Documentary Filmmaker

19 Students Will Begin Coursework in the New Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2015) — On the eve of the launch of its first two courses, the new Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism hosted noted filmmaker Rachel Boynton in a pre-semester workshop for students called “Stronger than … Continued

Noted Documentary Filmmaker Joins the Missouri School of Journalism Faculty

Robert Greene Will Share His Skills as a Director, Producer, Film Editor and Film Essayist with Students Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 6, 2014) — Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Robert Greene will join the faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism, bringing his skills as a director, producer, film editor and film essayist to the new Jonathan B. … Continued