The award will recognize one outstanding work of journalism — print, digital, or broadcast — with a $5,000 prize. Submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2019.
On a crisp autumn evening punctuated by a postcard-worthy sunset, MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program honored its founder, launched a new science journalism award, and celebrated 35 years as one of journalism’s preeminent fellowship programs. Some one hundred attendees — including current and former fellows, current director Deborah Blum, and three of the program’s previous […]
The Class of 2017-18. Front row: Director Deborah Blum, Teresa Carr, Jane Qiu, Sujata Gupta, Caty Enders. Back row: Mićo Tatalović, Rowan Jacobsen, Ehsan Masood, Kolawole Talabi, Program Administrator Bettina Urcuioli, Joshua Hatch. The 2017-18 KSJ fellows saved their best for last. Their farewell month in Cambridge ended on May 25 with a graduation […]
The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT is delighted to announce that Ashley Smart, senior editor at Physics Today and former KSJ fellow, will be joining the team in August as associate director. As associate director, Smart will play a central role in helping to manage KSJ — an elite mid-career fellowship program that brings […]
The 2017-18 Knight Science Journalism fellow, an editor at New Scientist in the U.K., wins a Logan fellowship to study at the Marine Biological Laboratory — a place of “amazing research.”
To help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico regain safe drinking water and electricity, the MIT D-Lab recently volunteered in a project to build solar-paneled trailers with purification and charging systems. One of the volunteers was Teresa Carr, a 2017-18 Knight Science Journalism fellow.