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CAFNR Outstanding Senior: Natalie Ayers

Ayers, a science and agricultural journalism major, receives prestigious student award

It was pretty much a given where Natalie Ayers was going to get her degree after she graduated high school. Ayers’ parents both earned degrees from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). Ayers knew she was going to be a Tiger one day, too, just like her parents. “I had attended countless events on…

From the Cornfields to the Capitol

Nora Faris makes a name for herself at CAFNR on her way to Washington

While most kids were flipping through cartoons, one future science and agricultural journalism student was glued to CNN. Nora Faris, a junior, has come a long way since those days, adding quite the list of accolades to her long-standing interest in the news. In addition to watching, Nora can often be found writing the news, most recently for KOMU/NBC, Columbia. It’s…

Reaching the ‘Summit’

Agricultural journalism students win prizes in 11 categories

A group of science and agricultural journalism students from MU’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources received awards at a national agriculture communications competition. The National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow’s Critique and Contest was hosted in Scottsdale, Arizona, a few weeks ago, as part of the Agricultural Media Summit. The winners, all members and former members of the Mizzou…