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

2015 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:
Juan David Romero, University of Central Florida
Assignment: Science magazine
Laura Olivieri, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaquez
Assignment: Science magazine
Annick Laurent, Spelman College
Assignment: Science magazine
We also would like to thank the internship's sole sponsor the Pitts Family Foundation.