July 2017

Courtney Humphries, ’04, Wins AGU Award

Courtney Humphries, ’04 has been awarded the 2017 David Perlman Award by the American Geophysical Union for her piece “Where Forests Work Harder.”  Originally published in Citylab, the piece was praised for it’s “confident and fluid writing style” and accessibility to non-scientists.


Abby McBride ’12 Wins Storytelling Fellowship

Abby McBrideAbby McBride ’12 (@sketchbiologist) has been awarded a 17-18 Fulbright/National Geographic Digital Storytelling fellowship.  She will travel to New Zealand to sketch endangered sea birds, and tell the stories of efforts to preserve the species.

The Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It sends U.S. citizens abroad to engage in an academic year of digital storytelling projects in up to three countries on globally significant themes. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.