August 31, 2015

Ushering Science through the Media

My time at the Sense About Science workshop at Plant Biology 2015
I had the opportunity to join scientists, journalists, and science communicators to talk about the importance and challenge of ushering science through the mass media at the Sense About Science USA science and media workshop at Plant Biology 2015 in Minneapolis.
August 17, 2015

The chatter in a cell

How communication between organelles helps in stressful situations
Rising Junior Josephine Lee writes about her ASPB SURF and how plant cell organelles keep each other in the loop during stress.
Hard at work in the Journal Sentinel newsroom
July 27, 2015

Why my sources are (usually) happy to talk to me

Reporting on science shows me the links between journalism and research
Mid-way through my experience as a science journalist for the summer, I realized that unlike some of my colleagues in the newsroom around me, my sources were usually happy to talk with me about their work—the process, the scope, and the limitations.
June 15, 2015

I Can't Stress This Enough

Five Steps to Dealing with Stress as a Graduate Student or Postdoc
Being a scientist, particularly a scientist-in-training, can be stressful. Here are some ways I try to "simmer down now".
June 1, 2015

A Summer of Science Reporting

I'm taking a break from lab to head up to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and report on today's science headlines.