An Interviewing Tool for the Apple Watch Wins RJI Student Competition

Team Recordly Will Present Its Plan to Executives at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, California, on May 18 Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2016) — Nearly 100 students came to the first speed dating session. Sixteen teams submitted ideas. Ten teams made initial pitches. Five finalists received funds and mentoring to make those ideas a reality. Today, … Continued

School to Recognize 563 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Program Will Begin at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 15, at the Hearnes Center Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 563 students at the 5 p.m. commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15, at the Warren E. Hearnes Multipurpose Building on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, … Continued

Curiosity and Passion Leads Grant Recipient to Pursue Global Photojournalism

Master’s Student Neeta Satam Is the Winner of the $12,000 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2016) — In her years since arriving in the U.S. in 2001, Missouri School of Journalism student Neeta Satam has completed a master’s degree in environmental sciences, worked as an environmental scientist and become a … Continued

Graduate Student Shawn Shinneman Wins Don Romero Prize

The Award Recognizes Outstanding Magazine Writing By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Shawn Shinneman is the winner of the 2016 Don Romero Prize for outstanding magazine writing. He receives a $750 cash award. Shinneman submitted three articles to be considered for the prize: “How Online Threats … Continued

Mizzou Women in Media Wins Excellence Award

The Organization Showcases the Importance of Inclusion and Mentorship By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Mizzou Women in Media was awarded the 2015-16 Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Best New Organization. The group and its adviser, convergence journalism Associate Professor Amy Simons, were honored at an April 16 reception for recognition in excellence … Continued

Journalism Students, Faculty Win Health Journalism 2016 Fellowships

Participation Reflects Growing Interest in Health, Science and Public Policy Cleveland (April 12, 2016) — Among the more than 600 attendees at Health Journalism 2016 over the past week in Cleveland, Ohio, were five Missouri School of Journalism students and seven on-campus professionals. Ten won fellowships to the annual conference of the Association of Health … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Selected as Great Plains Journalism Awards Finalists

Graduate Student Kasia Kovacs Named Student Writer of the Year, Wins $1,250 Scholarship By Ashley Szatala Tulsa, Oklahoma (April 4, 2016) — The Tulsa Press Club has named five Missouri School of Journalism students as finalists for the 2016 Great Plains Journalism Awards, and the press club has recognized one University of Missouri faculty member … Continued

Earnest Perry Named New Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

His Appointment Will Be Effective July 1 Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2016) — Earnest Perry will be the new associate dean for graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, Dean David Kurpius announced today. His appointment is effective July 1. “Earnest has long demonstrated a passion for developing the talents of master’s and doctoral … Continued

Strategic Communication Career Fair Attracts Top National Agencies

MOJO Ad Public Relations Team Plans, Staffs and Executes the Entire Event By Eimear Arkins Columbia, Mo. (March 17, 2016) — Leading agencies from across the country attended the Strategic Communication Career Fair on Feb. 11 at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the University of Missouri campus. The Career Fair, now in its ninth year, … Continued

KBIA-FM Team Publishes Multimedia Package on Campus Race Relations

Audio Stories of ‘Mizzou at a Crossroads’ Will Be Available as Podcasts By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2016) — A new multimedia project on race relations at the University of Missouri allowed students and faculty at KBIA-FM to explore new storytelling techniques. “Mizzou at a Crossroads” is an in-depth analysis on the history … Continued