Journalism Work

Below includes my favorite pieces from The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, WTOP Radio, The Boston Globe, CNN, USA TODAY, The Michigan DailyThe Oakland Press and The Detroit Jewish News.

The New York Times

Front Page:

Quiet Doctor, Lavish Insider: A Parallel Life

Business Section Front:

Strapped In, but Still at Risk

Car-Sharing Services Grow, and Expand Options

Wheels Blog:

New York to Washington on About One Gallon of Gas

U.S. News & World Report


10 Things Consumers Don’t Understand About Credit Scores


CNN’s Sanjay Gupta Reacts to Robust ‘Weed’ Documentary Response

Confession: I Pull Out My Hair

What’s the Best Headache Medicine: Tylenol, Excedrin or Advil?


Smashing Walnuts: The Fight Against Childhood Cancer 

Google Hangouts:

Surgeons Form Band N.E.D to Raise GYN Cancer Awareness

Miss Michigan’s Life Without a Uterus

Around the Water Cooler Series:

Around the Water Cooler With C-Span’s CEOS

Around the Water Cooler With Whole Foods’ CEO

Around the Water Cooler With Dairy Queen’s CEO

Around the Water Cooler With a General Motors’ Vice President

Around the Water Cooler With Harley Davidson’s CEO

WTOP Radio

C-Span series gives first ladies their time in the spotlight 

Diary of an inaugural ball hopper

When the president comes for dinner

Parents swap sonograms for gender-reveal cakes

Officials rejoice over low 5-cent bag fee revenue

The Boston Globe

Front Page:

Parasols become trendy

Olivia Culpo entered pageants on a lark, came home Miss USA

Brown University center to focus on slavery, modern-day injustice

Winiker brothers mark 50 years of playing music

Teen pushed Brookline bylaw raising tobacco-buyer age

Living/Arts Cover Story:

Mobile library brings the books, and librarians, outside

Hot work and long hours, but human statue makes cool cash

‘Rocky Horror’ midnight madness to end in Harvard Square after 28 years 


Coming clean ASAP

Behind the scenes at ‘Antiques Roadshow’


Country’s royalty tells stories behind lyrics 

Sierra Hull brings bluegrass back to Boston

Theater and Art:

On stage, reconstructing Paragon Park for a musical

Have someone to blame?

Fire-breathing dragons fly into Worcester


Musical chairs event attracts 1,500


Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis take a duck boat tour for “The Campaign”



The high cost of being a bridesmaid

The art of eye making

Balancing books and babies


Travel with disabled kids is a challenge worth the effort

Photographer focuses on every capital in the world

Most endangered historic places named


Colleges tell smokers, ‘You’re not welcome here’

Photo Galleries: 

Sun-blocking styles: A healthy new fashion trend

Fancy summer fun and games

Fourth facts: Flags, fireworks, food



1st woman in space Sally Ride launches science academy

Unpaid internships can cost — or pay off — for some college students

Fifth-grader raises $70K to help birds in Gulf oil spill

Health and Behavior:

Kids with disabilities show off art at VSA festival

Lost your voice? It could be vocal cord paresis

Sleep lightly or through anything? Thank (or blame) the brain


Teen church group participation flat for over a decade

Evangelical leaders call for ‘National Day of Prayer’ for Gulf communities hit by oil spill

Devotion to the Bible adds up to less debt — maybe

The Michigan Daily


Special Report: University charges high fees for public records

New York Times top editor to give commencement address

For ‘U’ event planners, a presidential commencement is a tall order

Former University President Robben Fleming dies at age 93

The evolution of Paul Courant reshapes the concept of a library

Department of Public Safety Oversight Committee investigation:

Special Report: DPS Oversight Committee may be in violation of state law

Amid controversy, MSA to drop nomination process for student reps. on DPS Oversight Committee

For problems with DPS, a choice of two distinct paths

SACUA approves DPS Oversight Committee election process

MSA holds first election for DPS Oversight Cmte. in more than a decade


Obama’s stem cell ban lift will provide opportunities, funding for University of Michigan

M-Heal invents battery-operated surgical lamp

University scientists develop new way to treat people with cystic fibrosis

H1N1 3-Part Series:

As students return, ‘U’ preps for swine flu’s arrival as well

On campus, attendance an issue if swine flu spreads

Vaccines, a remaining question mark in the University’s plan to fight swine flu

Campus Life:

‘U’ students among first to arrive at White House after reports of bin Laden’s death

Wolverine ice dancers reflect on ‘incredible’ run at Olympics

‘U’ and MSU students protest cuts to Promise Scholarship and financial aid

After They Walk Series:

CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta still ‘true blue’

Wendy Rhein, the woman who offers second chances at life

The Statement:

A Search for the Cure: How University scientists are defining the field of stem cell research

Defying deafness: How Philipe Zazove fought the odds to become the third deaf physician to be certified in the U.S.

Their names are cleared, but their lives are still marred

The Oakland Press


Organizations work to save train station

Concours d’Elegance rolls into Meadow Brook this weekend

Local students win state piano competition


Grads look out of state in job hunt

Camps help those with brain injuries

Senior Olympians test their physical, mental endurance


Dancer steps into show’s finale

TV show set to air June 28

Kids ‘wannabe’ TV stars


Local owner of 3 dealerships testifies in bankruptcy court

Fewer kids attending summer camps

HOMEGROWN: Buy Michigan week offers local good


As wind power industry picks up, winds die down

3-Part Stem Cell Series:

University researchers meet to discuss stem cell breakthroughs

Future of stem cell research pondered at U-M

No options for parents who want to donate embryos


Police Blotter: Aug. 1, 2009

Police Blotter: July 27, 2009

Police Blotter: July 11, 2009

The Detroit Jewish News


Israeli researchers discuss stem cells

Save Our Women: Young entrepreneur’s clothing helps fund breast cancer research

Israeli band performs in Ann Arbor

Election 2008: I helped change history. I voted.

Freelance Work:


Thousands of students camp out in freezing temps for chance to see Obama at U Michigan

Obama talks higher education during visit to the University of Michigan

Bloomberg Businessweek

Heard on Campus: Today’s Business Students


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