Science Writing Intern, Summer 2019
Carolyn Wilke is a science writing intern with Science News. She reported on life sciences as the intern at The Scientist and wrote for The Sacramento Bee as a 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellow. Carolyn completed her Ph.D. in environmental engineering at Northwestern University, where she studied the chemistry and toxic effects of nanomaterials to microbes under environmental conditions. She enjoys writing about materials science, microbiology, chemistry and all things related to the environment.