Press Release: Collaborative effort seeks the secrets of small fliers

I wrote this press release as an example for my portfolio while taking Dr. Illman’s science writing course. View or download as PDF for proper press release formatting. Collaborative effort seeks the secrets of small fliers SEATTLE, WA, September 28, 2010 – Imagine a small unmanned aircraft that can navigate a forest, …

Rain! Exhibit Labels

These labels were written for an exhibit development exercise for Judy Rand’s exhibit design class. Focus Panel Planted Swales Keep Rainwater Happy & Healthy Planted swales are amazing planted ditches. They collect rainwater – for example, rainwater running off your roof or driveway – which helps prevent floods and erosion. …

The Working Zoo

I wrote this piece as a magazine feature for Usha Lee McFarling’s science communication class. Jake is asleep in a mound of warm hay. Only the pads of his feet and his twitching tail are visible around the bulk of his body. Sunlight is warming the large rocks in his …