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Mark R. Neuzil

B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., Ph. D., University of Minnesota
OEC 119E
(651) 962-5267
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University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Professor Neuzil currently teaches Multimedia Reporting, Communication History, Communication Ethics and Environmental Communication.

Professional experience:
Fifteen years as a newspaper and wire service reporter and editor with such organizations as the Associated Press, the Star Tribune of Minneapolis-St. Paul, the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Quad-City Times, the Ames Daily Tribune and the New Ulm (Minn.) Journal; freelance writer for magazines on environmental subjects.

Scholarship and service:
Professor Neuzil's books include: Mass Media and Environmental Conflict: America's Green Crusades (Sage, 1996) co-authored with William Kovarik; Views of the Mississippi: The Photographs of Henry Bosse (Minnesota, 2001), which won a Minnesota Book Award; A Spiritual Field Guide; Meditations for the Outdoors (Brazos Press, 2005), co-authored with Bernard Brady, and The Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy (Northwestern University Press, 2008).  He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Environmental Journalists, and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Professor Neuzil joined UST in 1993.  He also serves as director of UST's Office of Mission and is an advisor to

Summer 2015 Courses

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COJO 111 - 04 Intro to COJO-I M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 303
CRN: 41803 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Mark R. Neuzil This is the first of a two-course sequence that introduces students to essential skills of the communication and journalism discipline. Students will develop skills to communicate thoughtfully, professionally and ethically with a variety of public audiences. Essential writing and public speaking skills are paired so that students master a writing style and then convert that writing to an oral presentation, or vice versa. Students learn how to appropriately and effectively speak and write to academic, professional and citizen audiences. Students are strongly encouraged to complete this course and COJO 112 before taking any 300- or 400-level COJO courses. -- --

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