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WCSJ2017 is … this week!

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With 1,364 delegates from 70+ countries, the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco is looking to be a great event. Registration has closed, and there are no late or onsite registrations. Follow #wcsj2017 for updates from afar.

NASW student programs at AAAS 2018

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The National Association of Science Writers (NASW) will again sponsor several exciting programs for student journalists during the AAAS meeting, being held next February in Austin.

NASW Internship Fair at AAAS 2018

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NASW student members looking for great internships — or news and science organizations looking for top interns — should plan to attend the 2018 NASW Internship Fair.

Slate announced for mid-term Board election

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The Nominating Committee was asked to present an official slate of three candidates to fill a mid-term vacancy on the NASW Board. Use the "read more" link for details on the candidates and the election process.

Volunteer opportunities, a special welcome, and more

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A special thanks and welcome to NASW's new treasurer, Alexandra Witze. The Board voted to have Alex, a contributing correspondent for Nature and Science News magazines and first elected to the Board last year, fill the mid-term opening in the treasurer position created when former treasurer Robert Frederick departed last month to pursue a political run.

Sept. 6 in NYC: Science, journalism, and democracy

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The current media landscape is a confusing swirl of reality, misinformation, and so-called fake news. Where do we fit into this mess? NASW is collaborating with SWINY and the Rockefeller University to host a one-day conference Sept. 6 in New York City: Science, Journalism, and Democracy: Grappling with a New Reality

SciCommSouth meetup in Austin

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Are you living or working in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas or Louisiana? Thanks to an NASW Idea Grant awarded to some of your creative colleagues in Austin, Texas, the first SciCommSouth meetup for writers and communicators in the South Central region will take place in Austin on Jan. 13.

Register now for the World Conference

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More than 700 attendees from 62 countries have registered for WCSJ2017, scheduled for Oct. 26-30 in beautiful San Francisco. Take part in this rare opportunity to attend a World Conference close to home and register by Oct. 12. Registration may close early if capacity is reached.

Lunch and tour sign-ups for WCSJ2017

NASW, along with our organizing partners for 10th World Conference of Science Journalists, is excited to announce the addition of several lunch programs and university-sponsored laboratory tours to the conference schedule. Registration for the newly added events is now open on a first come, first served basis. Register early for the best selection.

NASW Diversity Fellowship winners

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The National Association of Science Writers’ inaugural Diversity Fellowship has been awarded to two fellows — Aneri Pattani, a recent graduate of the journalism program at Northeastern University in Boston, and Marissa Shieh, a student in NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program.