New Benchmark Established with Publishing of Virtual Reality Feature

In a Columbia Missourian Oct. 26 article, Emily Shepherd wrote about a Harry Potter-themed astronomy lesson; the article included 360-degree photo coverage. The Technology Identifies the Need for New Workflows to Getting the Content Online Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s virtual reality program hit a benchmark recently by publishing … Continued

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

Missouri Journalism Students to Attend DC Global Science Conference

American Association for the Advancement of Science Provides Networking, News Coverage Opportunities By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2016) – Six Missouri School of Journalism students and one University of Missouri chemistry major will attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, held Feb. 11-15 in Washington, D.C. This is the third … Continued

Innovative Digital Health Storytelling Conference Slated for Sept. 10-11

DigiHealth 2015 Will Highlight Digital Media Techniques Used to Improve Health Outcomes Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2015) — The University of Missouri campus will host one of the first digital health storytelling conferences on Sept. 10-11. DigiHealth 2015, funded by Mizzou Advantage, will bring together innovators in the healthcare, research and communication industries to discuss … Continued

Researchers, Columbia Missourian Debut New Form of Online Photography

Junior Tim Tai Used Lytro Illum Technology Prior to SEC Championship Game Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2014) — The Columbia Missourian took a step into the future of photography this week by putting the readers in charge of a “light field” photo gallery. Light field photography uses the unique Lytro Illum camera to capture everything … Continued

Professor Mike McKean Named New Mizzou Advantage Facilitator

He Will Oversee Initiatives Involving the Media of the Future Area By Jerett Rion MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2013) — Mike McKean, associate professor of journalism and director of the Reynolds Journalism Institute Futures Lab, is one of two new facilitators for Mizzou Advantage at the University of Missouri. McKean will oversee … Continued