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Sound bytes

Media news from across campus

Media innovations have transformed not only the work of journalists but also the communication techniques of researchers, the teaching methods of educators and the creative process of artists. In colleges and schools throughout the Mizzou campus, students, faculty and staff are studying how the media of the future will affect science, health care, film, architecture, education and more.

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KOMU then and now

Television looks a lot different now than when KOMU officially went on the air in 1954. But broadcast news training is still a staple of the station's operations.


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3-D walk-through

We all need a reality check now and then. With new technology in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, architectural studies students are getting virtual reality checks on their designs using 3-D software and big screens.


Localizing health news

The Health Communication Research Center is testing a program that makes localizing press releases more efficient.


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And the Oscar goes to …

Knowing how to produce and edit film is a useful tool for today's graduates. Mizzou students now have many options across campus for honing these skills.


Where film and journalism collide

At a December conference, film studies and journalism scholars will discuss the ethics and changing formats in documentaries and journalism.


Reaching women

Assistant Professor of Nursing Tina Bloom is researching a Web-based program to help women in abusive relationships develop safety plans.


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The digital age of art

A symposium planned for 2012 will explore how technology is affecting art, music, theater and art criticism.


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Scientists try out journalism

A fellowship program aims to help science undergraduates communicate with lay audiences.


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Happy to be Appy

Tyten Teegarden is an application developer for newsy.com. He recently won an Appy Award for his work on the news purveyor's iPad app.


Reading with your ears

Mizzou College of Education Professor Elizabeth Baker hosts a weekly podcast about literacy research for educators and graduate students.


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Imagine democracy

Spearheaded by business journalism Professor Randall Smith, Imagine Democracy is an ambitious Mizzou Advantage project that aims to educate viewers on the political process.


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iSocial studies

A new virtual reality program developed by MU College of Education professors is helping to improve the social skills of students with autism.



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