Student profile: Emilia Askari
Emilia Askari (MSI '11), who received her degree with a tailored specialization, won a fellowship from the Knight Digital Media Center at the University of Southern California to attend a one-week workshop in May. Her project was to explore the next steps necessary toward developing a news-based game that another student, Addie Matteson, and Askari outlined in a "Videogames in Education" course taught by Barry Fishman. Twenty fellowships were awarded to among the 120 fellowship applicants.
Watch Emilia speaking about her transition to UMSI from journalism in a McCormick Journalism Program video at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference: