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HealthDay writer named biomedical writer in residence

March 25, 2009

HealthDay writer Amanda Gardner has already made the transition many other journalists now face — from writing for the print media to the virtual world. Gardner will be the School of Medicine and Public Health’s biomedical writer in residence the week of March 30.

Journalist to share insights into future of free trade, Doha

January 29, 2009

Prize-winning journalist Paul Blustein will visit campus Thursday, Feb. 5, as the featured speaker for “Free Trade under Threat: Impact for U.S. Business,” a public lecture with question-and-answer session hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Science News writer will be in residence in September

August 27, 2008

Nathan Seppa, Science News biomedical writer, will be the biomedical and public health writer in residence on campus from Monday–Friday, Sept. 8–12, will give a public talk, “Evolutionary Medicine: What Happens When We Are Hard-Wired for the Stone Age but Live in the Modern World,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Memorial Union (check Today in the Union for room).

Scientists see bright side of working with media

July 10, 2008

In a report published this week (July 11) in the journal Science, an international team of communications researchers reports that relationships between scientists and journalists are now more frequent and far smoother than the anecdotal horror stories scientists routinely share.

MSNBC science editor is visiting writer

April 9, 2008

Alan MSNBC science editor is visiting writer, science editor for, has been named the Science Writer in Residence for this spring.

New book looks at public perception and media treatment of GMOs

September 24, 2007

Although the vast majority of Americans are blithely unaware, the United States and its system of food production is irreversibly hitched to modern biotechnology. In short, most people unwittingly and regularly consume food that was produced through genetic engineering.

Midwest News Index releases latest findings on TV political news

May 21, 2007

A new University of Wisconsin–Madison study shows that political news stories on local television news outlets in five Midwestern states comprised less than two minutes of a typical 30-minute broadcast during the first quarter of 2007.

U.S. News & World Report’s Shute to be writer in residence

April 18, 2007

Nancy Shute, a veteran science and medical reporter for U.S. News & World Report, has been named the spring Science Writer in Residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.