Columbia Missourian: Students tackle real-world problems at TigerHacks

Grant Sharples Editor’s note: This article was originally published by the Columbia Missourian and is shared with permission.  Since Friday evening, University of Missouri student Justin Hofer and his team have been building an artificial brain designed to detect when a news headline is true or false. So far, the “brain” has a 92 percent … Continued

Talk Story, Write Story demonstration project is a success story

I used my Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute fellowship this year to test my hunch that trained volunteers could successfully help financially challenged high school students write their way into college scholarships. If my theory was correct, others could do what I had loved doing, mostly alone, for nearly two decades. My Talk Story, Write … Continued