As we scramble to put out the issue of Science News each week, there's little time for reflection. Fellowships, which generally last a week to a year, can give our writers a broader perspective on the fields that they cover. Two Science News writers have recently received prestigious fellowships. In addition to providing valuable opportunities for the individual writer, these awards indicate an appreciation of the quality of the articles published in the magazine. As further recognition, one of our articles has been selected to appear in an annual collection of the best U.S. science writing.
Jessica Gorman, who has covered chemistry for Science News for 3 years, was named as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow. With nine other fellows, sh