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2006 NASW Internship Fair

NASW student members looking for great internships, or news and science organizations looking for top-flight interns should sign on for the 2006 NASW Internship Fair. The fair will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the 2006 AAAS meeting in St. Louis at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, Landmark 5.

Mentoring at AAAS

The NASW Education Committee will again sponsor the annual "Mentoring at AAAS" program in February, and we need your help. The program matches a veteran journalist or public information officer with a novice science writer or a student in a graduate science writing program. For 2006, the program will be offered at the AAAS annual meeting in St. Louis. (Feb. 16-20).

Mentoring at AAAS

The NASW Education Committee will again sponsor the annual "Mentoring at AAAS" program in February, and we need your help. The program matches a veteran journalist or public information officer with a novice science writer or a student in a graduate science writing program. For 2006, the program will be offered at the AAAS annual meeting in St. Louis. (Feb. 16-20).

NASW Grievance Committee

The NASW Board has voted to establish a freestanding Grievance Committee to represent the interest of NASW members who feel they have been subjected to objectionable behavior on the part of publishers, contractors, government agencies, or any other entities that employ the services of science writers.

NASW Grievance Committee

The NASW Board has voted to establish a freestanding Grievance Committee to represent the interest of NASW members who feel they have been subjected to objectionable behavior on the part of publishers, contractors, government agencies, or any other entities that employ the services of science writers.

Rick Weiss Wins 2005 Victor Cohn Prize

NASW member Rick Weiss, a science and medical reporter for The Washington Post who has produced in-depth coverage of stem cell research and the accompanying debate, along with spot stories, features, and analytical pieces on a wide range of medical subjects, has been awarded the 2005 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting.

Register by Sept. 22 for CASW/NASW Joint Meeting

Join us for the first annual CASW/NASW Joint Meeting October 22-26 in Pittsburgh, PA. Get the scoop on great NASW professional development workshops and super CASW science briefings.

Previous workshops, Feb. 2005

New Field Guide for Science Writers available

The new second edition of A Field Guide for Science Writers is now available. In this collection of essays, nationally known science writers Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, and Robin Marantz Henig assemble the best science writers working today to explain what they do and how to do it well.

New Field Guide for Science Writers available

The new second edition of A Field Guide for Science Writers is now available. In this collection of essays, nationally known science writers Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, and Robin Marantz Henig assemble the best science writers working today to explain what they do and how to do it well.

NASW Update, Aug. 14, 2005

News about the NASW/CASW joint meeting, selection of a designer for the NASW web site, plans for a series of service articles focusing on the business of freelancing, and an update on insurance.