The Promise and Perils of Nuclear Energy



The Workshop will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. For directions, please reference the campus map.

Registration Desk

Please visit the conference registration desk in front of the Fred W. Smith Forum on the second floor of RJI beginning at 8 am on Thursday, Jan. 28 to pick up your name badge and other materials.


Registration for professional journalists includes up to three nights of lodging for out-of-town attendees at The Tiger Hotel in downtown Columbia. Room reservations will be made for you based on your answers during registration. Student registration does not include lodging. For questions or changes to your lodging request, contact Christy Sumners at the MU Conference Office by phone: (573) 882-2429, FAX: (573) 882-1953, or e-mail

The Tiger Hotel
23 S 8th St.
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-875-8888
Reservation Deadline: January 5, 2016



Those staying at the Tiger Hotel can park in the hotel’s parking garage and walk about two blocks to campus. Attendees driving to campus may request a guest parking pass for the university’s Hitt Street Garage one block from the J-School by sending an email to  Alternatively, attendees can park in a city lot at their own expense. The 10th and Cherry garage is the closest.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, please submit a written request on or before January 1, 2016 to  There will be no refunds after this date.

Travel to Columbia, Missouri

Columbia is a delightful small city located on Interstate 70 about halfway between Kansas City and St. Louis. For more information, please view these websites:

Airport options

St. Louis airport (STL) – About 2 hours from campus.
Kansas City airport (MCI) – About 2.5 hours from campus.
Columbia airport (COU) – About 20 minutes from campus. American Airlines offers flights to Chicago and Dallas. Please see the airport website for ground transportation options.

Airport shuttles – MO-X ($108 round trip door-to-door) and EZGO Bus ($90 round trip door-to-door) offer shuttles to MCI and STL.