School welcomes 88 high-achieving Walter Williams Scholars to campus

2019-20 freshmen class represents the largest ever accepted for the honor. Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed a record 88 new Walter William Scholars on Wednesday, Aug. 21. During a short ceremony, scholars were recognized individually for their accomplishments in high school. Each student received a Walter Williams Scholars … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships

Program includes paid summer internship and $1,000 scholarship for returning students. Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2019) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 79 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) data and business internships for this summer. Winning students will work … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2019) — Journalism master’s student Dan Schwartz will report on how mountain communities in Peru are using ancient technology to adapt to climate change and the loss of glaciers as this year’s … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

Daphne Psaledakis Among 16 Winners Chosen from 175 Applicants from 50 Colleges/Universities Nationwide New York City (March 6, 2019) — Daphne Psaledakis, a senior at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. C.J. … Continued

Senior Makayla Looney Awarded Inaugural KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship

Award Honors J-School Alumnus Moore’s Long Career at Kansas City ABC Affiliate Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Makayla Looney has received the first KMBC Larry Moore Journalism Scholarship. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the Spring 2019 semester. As Looney enters her final semester as a broadcast journalism … Continued

Junior Claire Hassler Named Inaugural Recipient of $11,000 Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism

Scholarship Honors the Groundbreaking Work of J-School Alumna Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism junior Claire Hassler is the inaugural recipient of the Jeanee von Essen Scholarship in International Journalism. Hassler will receive $11,000 for the spring 2019 semester. Hassler, from Eden Prairie, Minn., is studying science, health and environmental convergence … Continued

Senior Kaitlin Washburn Receives $1,000 Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting

Scholarship Recognizes Reporters Dedicated to Bringing Light to Issues Impacting the Public Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2018) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Kaitlin Washburn has received the Jane Geisse Scholarship in Investigative Reporting. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship. In her time as a J-School student, Washburn has brought transparency to campaign finances, exposed flaws … Continued