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NASW Update, May 26, 2005

Updates on plans for NASW's Authors Coalition funds and a panel on science writing for the Asian American Journalists Association in the Twin Cities Aug. 17-20.

NASW Update — May 26, 2005

Updates on plans for NASW's Authors Coalition funds and a panel on science writing for the Asian American Journalists Association in the Twin Cities Aug. 17-20. Read more.

NASW Update, Apr. 18, 2005

Here's an update about the activities of our committees, liaisons, and many other volunteers.

NASW Update — Apr. 18, 2005

Here's an update about the activities of our committees, liaisons, and many other volunteers. Read more.

NASW 2004 Web Survey

Last fall the Internet Committee created a survey to help us learn more about how NASW members use our Web site and to collect suggestions to help guide us as we move forward on the site redesign. Now, read the results.

Kara Platoni Wins Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award

The winner of the 2004 Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award, an annual prize for young science journalists, is Kara Platoni. She received the award and its $1000 prize for three stories in the East Bay Express, "The Making of a Martyr," "I, Robot," and "It's a Boy! We Make Sure of It."

NASW Announces Science-in-Society Award Winners

Stories about the possible health and environmental dangers of nanotechnology, the ethical and moral implications of a "forgetting" drug, the quest for ways to halt the aging clock, and the legal dilemmas posed by new artificial reproductive technologies are the subjects of this year's winners of the Science-in-Society award, which is conferred by the National Association of Science Writers.

Michelle Trudeau Wins 2004 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Reporting

Michelle Trudeau, a correspondent for National Public Radio who has covered mental health, human behavior and brain science for more than two decades, has been awarded the 2004 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting. The prize, for a body of work published or broadcast within the last five years, was created by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, an organization of distinguished journalists and scientists committed to improving the quality of science

In Memoriam: Howard J. Lewis

NASW member Howard J. Lewis, former editor of ScienceWriters and founding member of the International Association of Science Writers, died of cancer Oct. 13 in his Bethesda, Md., home.

NASW Protests U.S. Visa Rules for Foreign Journalists

The National Association of Science Writers, Society of Environmental Journalists and Association of Health Care Journalists have sent a letter to U.S. government officials protesting visa requirements for foreign journalists. The letter was sent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Robert C. Bonner, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge and key members of Congress.