Missouri Photojournalism Master’s Students and Faculty Publish Book on Clinton, Mo., as Part of the Missouri Photo Workshop

‘Clinton: Stories of Life in Missouri’s Golden Valley’ Highlights the Town’s Heritage, History and Culture Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2012) — A new book, “Clinton: Stories of Life in Missouri’s Golden Valley,” highlights the heritage, history and culture of this community situated in the western part of the state. A part of the Missouri Photo … Continued

Master’s Student Mary McGuire Named 2013 David Kaplan Memorial Fellow

She Receives a $10,000 Award and Paid Internship at ABC News’ Washington Bureau By Celia Darrough Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2012) — Mary McGuire, a master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the 2013 David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship. She will receive a $10,000 award and a paid internship at ABC News‘ … Continued

Student Society for News Design Selects Officers for 2012-13 Year

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2012) — The Student Society for News Design at the Missouri School of Journalism recently selected a new slate of officers for the 2012-13 academic year. The five officers will focus on rebuilding its membership this year because most of the previous members graduated in May, according to Will Guldin, SSND … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism Welcomes Record Number of Fulbright Students

By Chantel O’Neal Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 21, 2012) — The Missouri School of Journalism begins the 2012-13 year with seven Fulbright students, a record for the program and one of the highest of any department on campus. The seven Fulbright scholars have come to Missouri from countries around the world, including Ukraine, Lithuania, … Continued

Fall Semester Starts with Strong Enrollment on Both Undergraduate and Graduate Levels

By Chantel O’Neal Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 7, 2012) — Approximately 950 freshmen declared journalism or pre-journalism on the first day of classes at the University of Missouri this fall. Journalism students directly admitted to the School have an average ACT score of 29.15; pre-journalism, 24.42. The national average is 21.1. A total of … Continued

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $149,000 Grant to the School to Expand Graduate Science, Health and Agricultural Journalism Programs

‘Telling the Stories of Science’ Initiative Will Better Prepare Journalists to Cover Complex Issues Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2012) — The Missouri School of Journalism will launch a new array of graduate-level science journalism courses, field-reporting trips and internships thanks to a $149,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The two-year grant will … Continued

Journalism Students Produce 10-Part Series on Book Challenges in Missouri’s Public Schools

The “Unfit to Read” Project Provides Hands-on Experience with Sunshine Requests Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2012) — Graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in a Missouri School of Journalism course have produced a 10-part series about book challenges in the state’s public schools. The investigative report, recently published in the Columbia Missourian, includes three interactive graphics. … Continued

New Website Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Master’s Student Project Showcases Missouri’s Experience During the War’s First Year of 1861 Columbia, Mo. (June 12, 2012) — As part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a Missouri School of Journalism master’s student has launched an interactive website that tells of Missouri’s experience during the war’s first year of … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Students Head to Work as Journalists

Seven Selected for Prestigious Dow Jones News Fund Summer Internships Princeton, N.J. (June 11, 2012)— Seven Missouri School of Journalism students have been selected by the Dow Jones News Fund to work as news and sports copy editors, multimedia editors and business reporters at news organizations across the country this summer. They were among the … Continued

More Than 400 Key Accomplishments, Awards and Recognitions

Faculty and Students Recognized for Excellence During 2011-12 Academic Year Columbia, Mo. (June 4, 2012) — Missouri School of Journalism students and faculty earned more than 400 top awards, honors and recognitions in writing, design, research, design, strategic communication and other areas during the 2011-12 academic year. The following list outlines these international, national and … Continued