Meet the 2016 Mass Media Fellows!

AAAS congratulates the 42nd class of AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows!

  • Harvard University, Human Evolutionary Biology & Anthropology
  • Assignment: Discover Magazine
  • Sponsor: AAAS
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  • University of Virginia, Biology
  • Assignment: National Public Radio
  • Sponsor: American Society of Plant Biologists
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  • Wesleyan University, Physics
  • Assignment: WIRED
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • Syracuse University, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Assignment: The Los Angeles Times
  • Sponsor: IEEE-USA
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  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Evolutionary Ecology,
  • Assignment: The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Sponsor: American Physiological Society
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  • University of Ottawa, Earth Sciences & Geosciences
  • Assignment: The Raleigh News & Observer
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • Kelsey Houston-Edwards
  • Cornell University, Mathematics
  • Assignment: NOVA
  • Sponsor: American Mathematical Society
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  • New York University, Mathematics
  • Assignment: National Public Radio 
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering
  • Assignment: The Sacramento Bee
  • Sponsor: American Chemical Society
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  • University of Pennsylvania, Biology Ecology
  • Assignment: KQED Science 
  • Sponsor: AAAS
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  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Assignment: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Physics and Astronomy
  • Assignment: Voice of America
  • Sponsor: American Physical Society 
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  • Auburn University, Veterinary Medicine
  • Assignment: Slate
  • Sponsor: Jonathan Madara, Penn Vet Student Inspiration Awardee
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  • University of California Riverside, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Assignment: Univision
  • Sponsor: Heising-Simons Foundation
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  • Colorado State University, Ecology
  • Assignment: National Geographic
  • Sponsor: American Geophysical Union
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  • University of Rochester, Biophysics, Computational and Structural Biology
  • Assignment: Scientific American
  • Sponsor: American Physical Society
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  • University of California Berkeley, Neuroscience
  • Assignment: STAT
  • Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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  • We extend our thanks to all of the applicants for the 2016 program. We also thank all of our 2016 fellowship program sponsors.
     

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    2016 AAAS Pitts Family Minority Science Writer Internship Program

    We also extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2016 AAAS Minority Science Writer Internship Program:
     
  • Dianne Lugo
  • Beloit College, Molecular, Cellular and Inegrative Biology, Journalism
  • Assignment: Science magazine
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  • Devi Shastri
  • Marquette University, Biomedical Sciences, Journalism
  • Assignment: Science magazine
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  • Maya Smith
  • University of Memphis, Journalisim
  • 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 42th year, more than 635 Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows have gone through the program.

Meet the Past Mass Media Fellows!