Team Beans: Strat comm and ag science combine to improve food security in Africa

What do you get by mixing beans, a trait for hot weather and brightly colored fabric? A bold strat comm campaign designed to improve food security among rural farmers in Mozambique. The campaign, The Mother Bean, was created by a team of AdZou journalism students as part of a collaboration … Continue reading

Calling all science & health comm students!

The Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) is accepting applications for the summer Smith/Patterson Fellowship. One Fellow works with the HCRC over the summer and has the opportunity to work on new and ongoing health and science communication grants and contracts. The fellowship has a modest stipend and is open to … Continue reading

SciXchange hits the Chronicle of Higher Education

HCRC Director Jon Stemmle and MU Life Sciences Center Director Jack Schultz have co-authored a piece in the latest Chronicle of Higher Education titled “Teaching Future Scientists to Talk.” The article explains the experiences and lessons learned from their work on the SciXchange project where they work with MU undergraduate science students and teach them how … Continue reading

HCRC Names New Director

When Glen T. Cameron, Ph.D., founded the Health Communication Research Center at the Missouri School of Journalism in 2003, it was a small operation. There was one part-time staff member, several PhD students, and funding from two grants. Today, the HCRC has expanded to house five full-time staff members, a … Continue reading