Tags: "University of Missouri"

28 Apr

A Walk Around Campus With the Fellows

The fellows took a tour around the University of Missouri campus during their training. Alfred Friendly Program Director David Reed and President Randy Smith showed the fellows the top spots on the Francis Quadrangle. The fellows got to know more ...

23 Apr

Against all odds, the American Dream begins

By David Herbling Having said bye to family and friends with a  final round of hugs, I pushed my rather bulky airport luggage trolley into the departures unit at Nairobi’s largest airport. Passport — check. Ticket — check. Departure time — ...

22 Apr

From candlelight to light speed: Dinosaur in digital age adapts

By Saw Yan Naing I’m like a dinosaur when it comes to using technology and multimedia platforms. This is worsened by the fact that my country in Southeast Asia has been isolated from the modern world for over six decades. ...

20 Apr

It’s hard to survive in America without a car

By Oksana Grytsenko  I was astonished when a woman stopped her big white car at a crossroad in Columbia and asked me for a dollar. In Ukraine, those who drive would never beg because owning a car in my country ...

20 Apr

Training experience starts with fire alarm, ends with ditched airliner

By Tarun Shukla Columbia was my first introduction to an American small town while participating in the Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellowship program. The Midwestern city that is home to the University of Missouri was to be our host for ...

29 Jul

Fellow blog post: Emran Hossain – The Oofs and Ahhs of American encounters

By Emran Hossain She jumped off the sidewalk and veered across the street, followed by her dog.   Although it was broad daylight, I was lost and had approached the 50-something white lady about directions to find my way back ...

24 Jul

Fellow blog post: Khalid Khattak – Reflection on the Midterm Seminar

By Khalid Khattak “Yay, you made your first slideshow!” These words from Reuben Stern suddenly echoed in my mind when I recalled my recent trip to Columbia, Missouri for the Alfred Friendly Midterm Seminar Futures’ Lab Editor at the Donald ...

01 Jul

Glenda Ortega co-hosts KBIA radio show “New media law angers journalists in Ecuador”

By Glenda Ortega, Rehman Tungekar and David Reed Published at KBIA.org in June 27  Listen to the radio show  Ecuador’s government made international news for two actions recently. The country’s foreign minister met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at its London embassy. ...

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