Story Gallery

Like all good journalism, the work of our students, faculty, and alumni speaks for itself. Check out an array of recent published stories below.

 
National Geographic
White-Nose Syndrome has Devastated Bats—But Some are Developing Immunity
Lauren Leffer
SHERP 2021
New York Magazine
No, You Can’t Recycle a Bowling Ball (But People Sure Keep Trying)
Eleanor Cummins
Adjunct Faculty | SHERP 2017
The Atlantic
On Top of Everything Else, the Pandemic Messed With Our Morals
Jonathan Moens
SHERP 2020
Grist
How bankruptcy lets oil and gas companies evade cleanup rules
Naveena Sadasivam
SHERP 2013
Popular Science
City Gardens Are Abuzz With Imperiled Native Bees
Lauren Leffer
SHERP 2021
Modern Farmer
A New Route to Hardier Rice: Tweak its Microbiome
Casey Crownhart
SHERP 2021
Environment 360
In Colombia, Indigenous Lands Are Ground Zero for a Wind Energy Boom
Maria Paula Rubiano
SHERP 2020
The Washington Post
How eDNA is revolutionizing the tracking of elusive species. It may soon be used to fight wildlife trafficking.
Rene Ebersole
Adjunct Faculty
Slate
A Man in Italy Got COVID-19. Then His Cancer Went Into Remission.
Anna Goshua
SHERP 2021
The New York Times
Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?
Apoorva Mandavilli
SHERP 1999
Undark
First GMO Mosquitoes to Be Released In the Florida Keys
Taylor White
SHERP 2020
Atlas Obscura
Behold Brine Shrimp, the Livestock of Utah’s Great Salt Lake
Casey Crownhart
SHERP 2021
E&E News
Eight states are tweaking the weather, and it might not work
Chelsea Harvey
SHERP 2014
Quanta Magazine
A New Twist Reveals Superconductivity’s Secrets
Charlie Wood
SHERP 2018
Environmental Health News
Use of disinfectants has soared during the COVID-19 epidemic, sparking new examination of ingredients
Casey Crownhart
SHERP 2021
Discover
Massive Craters in Siberia Are Exploding Into Existence. What’s Causing Them?
Leslie Nemo
SHERP 2017
The Counter
Foodborne diseases kill thousands of Americans each year. Tracing food with genetically engineered spores could help.
Niko McCarty
SHERP 2021
NPR
Audio: Commercial Fishermen Sue Michigan Over New Restrictions
Lexi Krupp
SHERP 2018
Science News
A new polio vaccine joins the fight to vanquish the paralyzing disease
Aimee Cunningham
SHERP 2004
Psychology Today
When Safety Is Shattered: Why losing a home is uniquely painful
Abigail Fagan
SHERP 2017
The New York Times
You’re Infected With the Coronavirus. But How Infected? Knowing the amount of virus in your body could help doctors treat you.
Apoorva Mandavilli
SHERP 1999
National Geographic
Video: Donating a Kidney to a Stranger
Emily Driscoll
SHERP 2007
Associated Press
The autopsy, a fading practice, revealed secrets of COVID-19
Marion Renault
SHERP 2019
Scientific American
You Can Get through This Dark Pandemic Winter Using Tips from Disaster Psychology
Melinda Wenner Moyer
Adjunct Faculty