The 2018-19 Knight Science Journalism fellows arrived on campus last August with big ambitions, and now they’re leaving with even bigger accomplishments. During a three-day Showcase in May, the fellows’...
The fellows, selected from more than 120 applicants, are an award-winning and diverse group. They include accomplished reporters from the Des Moines Register and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, veteran editors of international outlets like the BBC and New Scientist, and a freelance journalist who was recently named the European Science Writer of the Year.
“My fellowship looks at how our bodies yield to power but also resist the demands of our time, language, and culture,” said De Bode. “My journalism explores how we build community, and improve the worlds we live in.”
During her nine months as a KSJ fellow, Khan has been exploring ways to encourage literacy on basic scientific topics by harnessing people’s natural curiosity about the origins of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.