Associate Professor Tim Vos Elected to AEJMC Leadership Position

He Will Serve on the Committee on Research; 3-Year Term Begins in August Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Associate Professor Tim Vos has been elected to a key standing committee of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He will serve a three-year term. Vos will serve as a member of the … Continued

How Public Outrage on Twitter Affects Organizations in Crisis

Missouri School of Journalism Doctoral Students Explore Conversations about the NFL and Concussions Columbia, Mo. (May 4, 2016) — Two Missouri School of Journalism doctoral students, Douglas Wilbur and Danielle Myers, innovatively applied a public relations theory to a situation involving the National Football League (NFL), popular culture and health issues. The theory applied, contingency … Continued

School to Develop Communications Training and Outreach for $4 Million Grant

Focus Will Be on Helping Scientists Better Communicate Their Research to the General Public By Patrick LeBeau Columbia, Mo. (March 18, 2016) — A communications effort for training and outreach is part of a new $4.2 million, four-year grant recently awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the University of Missouri Interdisciplinary Plant Group. … Continued

Ball State Awards Glen Cameron Its Public Relations Achievement Award

The Honor Recognizes His Scholarship, Experience and Contributions to the Public Relations Field Muncie, Ind. (March 11, 2016) — Ball State University has selected Glen T. Cameron to receive its 2016 Public Relations Achievement Award. Cameron is a professor and the Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism. He … Continued

New Book on Ethics Addresses Challenges in Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing

Professors Margaret Duffy, Esther Thorson Hope ‘Persuasion Ethics Today’ Will Help Students and Practitioners with Difficult Questions By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Two Missouri School of Journalism professors, Margaret Duffy and Esther Thorson, have published a new book that explores communication ethics in the fields of advertising, promotions, public relations and … Continued

Kwon Wins $1,650 Award for Research on Luxury Brand Behaviors

American Academy of Advertising Awards Eunseon “Penny” Kwon $1,650 in National Dissertation Proposal Competition By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2016) — Eunseon “Penny” Kwon, a fourth-year doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, won funding in the 2016 American Academy of Advertising doctoral dissertation proposal competition. For Kwon’s dissertation, titled “Consumers’ Social Media … Continued

National Science Foundation Awards $480,000 Grant to Fund Scientific Communication Study

3-Year Study Will Research How Scientists Can Improve Communication with the General Public By Patrick LeBeau Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2015) — The National Science Foundation awarded a grant worth more than $480,000 to the University of Missouri in August, funding a new study that will research scientific communication education and techniques. The goal of … Continued

Alumni, Faculty Connect at School-Sponsored Reception in San Francisco

Dean David Kurpius Congratulates Alumni, Faculty, Students on AEJMC Awards and Research Papers San Francisco (Aug. 19, 2015) — Several hundred Missouri School of Journalism alumni, faculty, students and friends attended a sponsored reception during the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. During the four-day meeting in San Francisco, … Continued

More than 560 Awards and Honors: Missouri Students, Faculty Celebrate Excellence

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions during the 2014-15 academic year. Among the listings are a National Edward R. Murrow Award, selections for … Continued

Faculty, Alumni, Students to Present Papers at Global Research Conference

11 Papers Earn Top Awards; 30 Scholars Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 99 peer-reviewed research papers – 11 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued