Aara'L Yarber awarded AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship

Aara'L YarberPh.D. student Aara'L Yarber has been awarded the AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship, which will allow her to intern at the Washington Post this summer.  

This highly competitive fellowship program strengthens the connections between scientists and journalists by placing advanced undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate level scientists, engineers, and mathematicians at media organizations nationwide. Fellows work as journalists at media organizations such as National Public Radio, Los Angeles Times, WIRED, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and NOVA. The Mass Media Fellows use their academic training in the sciences as they research, write and report today's headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to non-specialists.