Samples of Print Work

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  Everett Hatch grows and harvests tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, squash, and turnips to give to food pantries. Jake Whitney helps Amy Clarke lay out squash for drying.

Growing produce to give to those in need

(Boston Globe, October 13, 2011)


Community Potluck

(Relish, July 2011)

  Josh Scherr, computer animator

Cool job: computer animator brings video games to life

( August 12, 2011; one in a series.)


We love science

(Kiwi, May 2011)

  Green Boots

How to Prevent Money Troubles After a Disaster

(Real Simple, March 2011)

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My Recession

(Wellesley, Winter 2011)


They're serious about their smoking habit

(Boston Globe, February 9, 2011)


Easing the Transition

(BioScience, January 2011)

  Fits, Starts & Matters of the Heart - 28 True Stories of Love, Loss and Everything in Between

The anthology Fits, Starts & Matters of the Heart: 28 True Stories of Love, Loss & Everything in Between includes my essay "Julian Steele, My Grandmother and Me."


Charitable Chefs

(American Profile, October 3-9, 2010)

  A 1950s vintage freezing machine at the Snow’s factory in Greenfield is named for Tommy Snow, whose father, Frank, started making ice cream in a village of Conway back in 1910. The machine pumps ice cream into containers.

Getting to 100 on the taste test

(Boston Globe, August 4, 2010)

Ophelia Dahl headshot

After the Earth Quakes: A Way Forward for Haiti

(Wellesley, Summer 2010)


What Makes the Earth Rumble: Alumnae geologists explain the forces that shake our world

(Wellesley, Summer 2010)

  Bottomly and Wertheimer

The Grand Challenges: Where Engineering, Business, and the Liberal Arts Meet

(Wellesley, Summer 2010)


Phenology and Citizen Science

(BioScience, March 2010)


Spider Silk Muscles

(Conservation, Jan-March 2010)


From simple butter cookies, a family heirloom

(Boston Globe, December 16, 2009)


Sweet Home Alabama: Hot Spot for Phylogeography

(BioScience, April 2009)

  Jodi Schmidt

Offering the Best Price for Learning Supplies: Free

(New York Times, March 16, 2009)

  Ophelia Dahl headshot

Partner to the World's Poor

(Wellesley, Spring 2008)

  Antarctic ice

On Antarctic Ice: Life at Low Diversity

(BioScience, July/August 2008)


Permafrost in Flux: Tracking Carbon in the Alaskan Tundra

(BioScience, February 2008)

Semester Away (abstract)
(New York Times, Education Life November 5, 2006)



Samples of Audio Work

  Earth Beat

The mud ship

(Earth Beat, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, August 19, 2011)

  PRI's The World

A Trans-Continental Island

(The World, July 11, 2011)


Bird Lovers Build Database

(Living on Earth, July 3, 2009)

  Hanna Lee

Thawing Tundra Speeds Up Warming

(The Environment Report May 28, 2009)


  NPR logo

A Lucrative Niche in Disabled Pets

(NPR's Day to Day July 22, 2008)

  Only a Game

Saddling Up for a Cause

(Only a Game June 21, 2008 [fifth story])

  Only a Game

Not Your Average Band Camp

(Only a Game September 1, 2007 [fourth story])


Slaughterhouse shortage hits natural beef industry
(NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, April 14, 2007)

Listening To Alaska
(Living On Earth, April 21, 2006)


Nuances of Graphics, in Braille
(Weekend Edition Sunday, August 29, 2004)


Meditative Music from Alaska

(All Things Considered, September 26, 2004)


Preserving Icky
(NPR's Morning Edition, July 30, 2002)


last updated October 13, 2011
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