Meet the 2015 Mass Media Fellows!

AAAS congratulates the 41st class of AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows!

  • Anzar Abbas
  • Neuroscience, Emory University
  • Assignment: HHMI Communications
  • Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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  • Andrew Berger
  • Physics, Ohio State University
  • Assignment: Discover magazine
  • Sponsor: American Physical Society
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  • Megan Cartwright
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington
    Assignment: Slate
  • Sponsor: Noyce Foundation
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  • Sophia Chen
  • Physics, University of Arizona
    Assignment: WIRED
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • Rachel Crowell
  • Mathematics & Statistics, University of Missouri - Kansas City
    Assignment: The Oregonian
  • Sponsor: American Mathematical Society
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  • Sheena Faherty
  • Biology, Duke University
    Assignment: The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Sponsor: Noyce Foundation
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  • Jennifer Gil-Acevedo
  • Interdisciplinary Science, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus
  • Assignment: CNN en Español
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • Eric Hamilton
  • Plant and Microbial Biosciences, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Assignment: The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
  • Sponsor: American Society of Plant Biologists
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  • Sasha Harris-Lovett
  • Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley
    Assignment: The Los Angeles Times
  • Sponsor: IEEE- USA
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  • Melissa Lau
  • Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
  • Assignment: HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
  • Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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  • Anna Lieb
  • Applied Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
    Assignment: NOVA
  • Sponsor: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematicians
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  • Joyce Pieretti
  • Organismal Biology & Anatomy, University of Chicago
  • Assignment: Univision
  • Sponsor: Univision/AAAS
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  • Maia Pujara
  • Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Assignment: Voice of America
  • Sponsor: AAAS
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  • Jessica Rack
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
    Assignment: National Public Radio
  • Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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  • Rose Rimler
  • Biology, University of Oregon
    Assignment: The Raleigh News & Observer
  • Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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  • Katie Strong
  • Chemistry, Emory University
    Assignment: The Sacramento Bee
  • Sponsor: American Chemical Society
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  • Maria Temming
  • Physics, Elon University
    Assignment: Scientific American
  • Sponsor: American Physical Society
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  • Johanna Varner
  • Biology, University of Utah
    Assignment: KQED Science
  • Sponsor: American Physiological Society
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  • Maya Wei-Haas
  • Earth Science, Ohio State University
  • Assignment: National Geographic
  • Sponsor: American Geophysical Union
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  • Catherine Woods
  • Neural Science, New York University
  • Assignment: PBS NewsHour
  • Sponsor: AAAS
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    We extend our thanks to all of the applicants for the 2015 program. We also thank all of our 2015 fellowship program sponsors.
     

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    2015 AAAS Pitts Family Minority Science Writer Internship Program

    We also extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2015 AAAS Minority Science Writer Internship Program:
     
  • Juan David Romero, University of Central Florida
  • Assignment: Science magazine
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  • Laura Olivieri, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaquez
  • Assignment: Science magazine
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  • Annick Laurent, Spelman College
  • Assignment: Science magazine
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We also would like to thank the internship's sole sponsor the Pitts Family Foundation.


Now entering its 40th year, more than 635 Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows have gone through the program.

Meet the Past Mass Media Fellows!