Science Communication Graduate Certificate, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2013
MS Hydrology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 2012
BS Geology with Environmental Emphasis, Brigham Young University, 2009

Work Experience

Senior Science Writer, University of Utah, January 2016 – Present
Science Writer, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., October 2013 – December 2015 (staff); August 2016 – Present (freelance contributor)

Science Writing Internships

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., July 2013 – October 2013
ScienceNOW, Washington, D.C. (remote), April – June 2013
Stanford News Service, Stanford, Calif., January – April 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Scotts Valley, Calif., September – December 2013

Hydrogeology Internships

AEEC, LLC., Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2012 – August 2012
MWH Global, Sacramento, Calif., May 2008 – August 2008


Utah PRSA Golden Spike Award, Research, 2018
CASE District VII Gold Award, Digital Communications, 2018
Utah PRSA Golden Spike Award, Writing, 2016
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2009
First Prize, George H. Brimhall Memorial Essay Competition, 2008
National Merit Scholar, 2002

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