Laura Bardot Selected as Columnist for Missouri Ruralist Magazine

She Will Provide a Personal Perspective on Issues Relating to Agriculture By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March 17, 2017) — Laura Bardot, a science and agricultural journalism student at the University of Missouri, was selected as the 2017 College Farmer columnist for Missouri Ruralist magazine. Bardot said she hopes to share her unique experiences and … Continued

Journalism Students Document Mass Sea-Turtle Nesting on Costa Rica Trip

Stories on the Environment, People and Agriculture Are Filed During the 2-Week Field-Reporting Course Costa Rica (Feb. 13, 2017) — Timing was everything for nine students on the Missouri School of Journalism winter break field-reporting course in Costa Rica: They picked the right day to stake out the mass arrival of sea turtles on one … Continued

Science and Agricultural Journalism Chair Wins Advising Award

The Honor Seeks to Recognize Those Improving Academic Advising Within Higher Education Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10, 2017) — Sharon Wood-Turley, program chair of the Department of Science and Agricultural Journalism in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is the 2017 recipient of the National Academic Advising Association‘s (NACADA) Region VII Outstanding Faculty Academic … Continued

Junior Awarded Nationally-Competitive $30,000 Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Science and Agricultural Journalism Student Maria Kalaitzandonakes Plans to Pursue a Career in Public Service Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2016) — University of Missouri junior Maria Kalaitzandonakes has been awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a nationally-competitive award that supports students dedicated to public service. Selections for the Truman Scholarship are chosen on the basis … Continued

Nina Furstenau Wins Campus Writing Intensive Award

Her Students Write About Food, Wine and Culture By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Nina Furstenau, director of Food Systems Communication/instructor in the Science and Agricultural Journalism program in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and an adjunct instructor with the Missouri School of Journalism, has received a Writing Intensive … Continued

3 Journalism Undergraduates Present Research and Creative Projects

Ginger Hervey Wins a Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (May 1, 2015) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students presented research and creative projects at the annual Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum on April 21, and one student won a 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in … Continued

Technology Sparks Innovation During Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Course Offers Different Challenges and Opportunities for Storytelling Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students brought an array of technologies on a field-reporting trip in January to Costa Rica, where they encountered a smorgasbord of stories and new ways of telling them. The students used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional … Continued

7 Missouri Journalism Students Chosen for Mizzou 39 Award

Mizzou Alumni Association Recognizes Outstanding Academic Achievement, Leadership and Service Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2015) — Seven Missouri School of Journalism students are among the recipients of the Mizzou 39 award, which recognizes achievement in the classroom and the community. The annual honor, sponsored by the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board, is emblematic of the … Continued

10 Journalism Students Represented in Homecoming Royalty, Leadership

Selection Process Based on Involvement, Achievements and Contributions to MU By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2014) — Five Missouri School of Journalism students were among the 10 named as 2014 Homecoming Royalty, including king and queen. In addition, five journalism students served on the Homecoming Steering Committee. Ethan Colbert was named king; Allison … Continued

5 Students Cover Politics, Science of Hunger at World Food Prize Meeting

The Experience Included Interviews with Global Leaders and Government Officials Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 24, 2014) — Students from the Missouri School of Journalism and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources teamed up Oct. 7-10 to cover the politics, science and human aspects behind global hunger at the annual World Food Prize/Borlaug Dialogues in Des … Continued