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MU shifts recruitment efforts during COVID-19 outbreak

As Missouri adopts stay-at-home orders, MU makes major changes to recruitment.

2020 RJI Potter Digital Ambassadors work with small-town newsrooms

MU Journalism students were given the opportunity to assist small-town newsrooms with multimedia and social media presence.

Mark Hinojosa dies at age 63, leaving a lasting impact at MU

After a long and fruitful career in journalism and as a professor, Mark Hinojosa dies after an eight year battle with cancer.

Journalist Jim Lehrer’s passing marked by long-standing legacy

After a 36-year career in broadcast journalism and many years of work at MU, PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer died in his home on Jan. 23.

Science magazine staff writer speaks about CRISPR, its ethical debate

Jon Cohen battles with the good and bad applications of gene editing technology in a visiting lecture series at MU.

Missouri Honor Medal recipients share experiences, advise student journalists

The medalists shared their experiences and struggles while pursuing a career in media.

School of Journalism receives $26.1 million donation to create the Novak Leadership Institute

The money was given by 1974 MU graduate David Novak, co-founder and former CEO of Yum! Brands.

J-School introduces new program that aims to increase the number of minority reporters in newsrooms

Executive Director Ron Kelley: “Some of the data shows that the first two years are the toughest part, especially for minority graduates.”

Alum donates $1 million for LGBT journalism education, research

The $1 million estate gift comes from alum Timothy Blair.

Kurpius announced next journalism dean

The former LSU administrator will start at MU on July 1 with a base salary of $240,000.

J-School dean candidate Thor Wasbotten emphasizes the value of adaptability, relevance

Wasbotten said he admires the ‘Missouri Method,’ but believes more could be added to make the J-School even better.

Journalism dean candidate Kurpius wants to focus on students, diversity

Kurpius brings administrative experience from the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications.

Journalism dean candidate Duhé discusses changing landscape, fundraising

Duhé is currently director and professor at Loyola University’s School of Mass Communication.

J-school approves ‘flexible credits’ for graduation

Students will soon be allowed to count up to four additional journalism electives for their degree.

Berkley Hudson brings life’s work to race relations committee

Faculty Council committee was established at Jan. 22 meeting to address race-related issues at MU.

School of Journalism announces $1 million donation

The donation from Walter B. Potter, Jr. will fund a conference on community journalism.

MU acquires radio station from Stephens College

The purchase would allow KBIA to become a nearly all-news station.

School of Journalism announces $10 million donation

The school will receive the donation in 2021 after the foundation closes in 2017.

KOMU wins 4 Missouri Broadcasters Association awards

Two of the station’s on-air staff, Jim Riek and Rosie Newberry, each won awards in addition to the two awarded to the station.

Journalism adviser McReynolds retires after 36 years at MU

McReynolds advised thousands of journalism students, many of whom have moved onto professional journalism.