Central Michigan University
Journalism, News Editorial
Zahra Ahmad is a senior at Central Michigan University majoring in Journalism, News Editorial and minoring in Biology. She is from Lansing, Michigan and this past academic year she was an enterprise reporter at Central Michigan Life, an award winning college newspaper at her university. She has held positons such as news editor, sports and health editor and production editor at various university publications. In addition to writing, Zahra is an undergraduate research assistant in the Learman Research Laboratory at Central Michigan University. The lab is focused on researching genetic and physiological responses of microorganisms responsible for various biogeochemical cycles in natural environments. Specifically she researches how microorganisms, like Roseobacter, interact with minerals like, Manganese (III,IV). Zahra also serves as volunteer for Bio Buds, a registered student organization that promotes different disciplines of science by leading labs in third grade classrooms in mid-Michigan. She will return to Central Michigan Life in the fall as the paper’s first Science Editor.
Read Zahra's published stories in Science by clicking the links below
6/27/2017 Magnets cure 'dancing eyes'
7/28/2017 First alien moon may have been spotted
8/16/2017 The Sexy Smell of Dying