Kai Sinclair

2017 Pitt's Family AAAS Minority Science Writers Intern

Howard University, Journalism and Chemistry
Internship Sponsor: Pitt's Family Foundation

Kai Sinclair is a rising senior at Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she studies print journalism and chemistry. She was first introduced to science journalism after the chair of Howard’s Media, Journalism, and Film Department encouraged her to attend the Association for Health Care Journalists’ Conference in 2016. Since then, she’s been a member of the AHCJ. She's also a news section staff writer for Howard's historic newspaper, The Hilltop. She's covered stories from on-campus protests, to the latest news about Syria's Civil War. Additionally, Kai is the president of Bison's Promise, a Howard mentoring organization, a member of I.Am.We Contemporary Dance Co., and a STEM Program Facilitator at Girls Inc. DC Metro where she works to encourage middle school girls to explore STEM fields though hands-on experiments.

Read Kai's published stories in Science by clicking the links below

6/19/2017          All stars could have a twin, our sun included

6/20/2017          Bioterrorism rule blocks some U.S. researchers from studying bird flu

6/22/2017          Forget about Planet Nine. Here’s evidence for Planet 10

6/23/2017          Generic form of Prozac curbs some symptoms of ‘autism’ in mice

6/28/2017          This avatar could help you perfect your smile

7/10/2017          Glider aims for new heights and rare scientific data

7/10/2017          A plant’s defense mechanism drives this caterpillar to cannibalism

7/14/2017          Cowardly mice become alpha males when scientists flip a neural switch

7/14/2017          Three Qs

7/17/2017          Scientists record videos in strands of DNA using CRISPR

7/17/2017          5000-year-old monument may contain ancestors of Stonehenge builders

7/20/2017          Some Alzheimer’s patients might have been misdiagnosed, study suggests

7/20/2017          Watch the secret to a tuna’s sharp turns

7/24/2017          How did Salvador Dalí’s mustache survive his death?

8/07/2017          China’s switch from elephant ivory to mammoth ivory worries advocates

8/10/2017          Watch the secret to a squid’s crystal clear underwater vision

8/11/2017          A new language for math (News In Brief)

8/15/2017          How the apple conquered the world