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2017 Mass Media Fellows

AAAS congratulates the 43rd class of AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows!
North Carolina State University, Fiber and Polymer Science
Assignment: LA Times
University of California, Berkeley, Chemistry
Assignment: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Universidad del Turabo, Environmental Science
Assignment: Univisión
MIT, Media Lab (MAS)/ Material Science
Assignment: NOVA
Sponsor: IEEE-USA
University of Colorado, Boulder, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Assignment: PBS NewsHour
Carnegie Mellon, Computer Science
Assignment: Scientific American
Jeremy Frieling
University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center, Cancer Biology
Assignment: Raleigh News & Observer
Columbia University, Earth and Environmental Science
Assignment: Smithsonian
UC Davis, Molecular Bio
Assignment: Washington Post

Dina García

University of Iowa, Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research
Assignment: CNN Español
Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
UC San Diego, Neurosciences
Assignment: National Public Radio
Vanderbilt University, Biochemistry
Assignment: Univision Salud
Sponsor: Univision, AAAS, and individual donors
McGill University, Natural Resource Sciences
Assignment: KQED Science
Richard Gilder Graduate School/American Museum of Natural History, Comparative Biology
Assignment: National Geographic 
Vanderbilt University, Physics and Astronomy
Assignment: Discover 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Applied Math
Assignment: Slate
Sponsor: American Statistical Association
Boston University, Mathematics
Assignment: Voice of America
UC Santa Barbara, Mechanical Engineering
Assignment: WIRED
Northwestern University, Environmental Engineering
Assignment: Sacramento Bee
Stanford, Immunology
Assignment: STAT

2017 AAAS Pitts Family Minority Science Writer Internship Program

We also extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2017 AAAS Minority Science Writer Internship Program!

Zahra Ahmad
Central Michigan University
Journalism, News Editorial, Biology Minor
Assignment: Science magazine


Kai Sinclair
Howard University
Journalism and Chemistry
Assignment: Science magazine

We also would like to thank the internship's sole sponsor the Pitts Family Foundation.