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Student wins ‘Award of Excellence’ for working on cooking show

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Graduate student recognized for producing and editing Show-Me Chefs promo

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Students showcase creative skills with new comedic web series

Students from the media, journalism and film department at Missouri State University developed their second online web series, “A Little Help,” in the spring and it has recently been nominated for four awards for the LA WebFest: Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Student Web Series, Outstanding Theme Song and Outstanding Student Actor.

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Colombian trip gives arts faculty opportunities to share expertise, recruit

Only about one percent of college students from the United States study abroad. With such opportunities to increase cultural competency, gain leadership skills and improve world views, Missouri State University has made efforts to get more students to take these trips and for more international students to study at MSU.

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New Web series takes a comedic look at following your dreams

What do you get when you combine a budding comedian named Ringo with two hippy parents and a rabbit-tending best friend? The subject of “A Little Help,” the second student-produced Web series launched by the Missouri State University department of media, journalism and film (MJF).

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What makes a movie classic versus just old?

Classic movies – you love them, or you hate them for their old-fashioned ways. Either way, they are part of America’s popular culture. As 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the release of the films “Gone with the Wind” and “The Wizard of Oz,” Dr. Timothy White says few films of today will have such a lasting impact on the American cultural experience.

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Students, faculty win big at media arts festival

Missouri State University faculty and students in the media, journalism and film department walked away with seven awards at the 2014 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) National Festival of Media Arts. The BEA judged the participants’ creative works based on professionalism, use of creative elements and production values.

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