Writing

With every article, you can count on me to do the research, check the facts, and deliver a story with style and substance. Below is a list of highlights. Email me to request additional clips.

Journalism

Fresh Perspectives – MnTAP internship programmagazines
Legacy magazine, May 2017

Let’s Talk About Trees – Scott St. George, earth scientist
College of Liberal Arts, Dec. 2016

Weaving a Smarter Future – Innovations in fabric and fibers
Legacy magazine, Oct. 2016

Forward Steps in Food Security – Global Food Ventures graduate fellows
College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences, Sept. 2016

The Promising Future of Food Waste – Waste Not Project
MnDRIVE, Aug. 2016

Widening the Focus on Water – UMN Extension’s work in water issues
Source magazine, June 2016

Ruling the Road – Advancements in transportation research
College of Science & Engineering, Feb. 2016

Soybean Futures – Profile on new director of soybean program
MnDRIVE, Nov. 2015

Cream of the Crop – Apple breeding at the UMN
Legacy magazine, Oct. 2015

Defining Moments of Curiosity – Inspiring stories from four researchers
College of Science & Engineering, July 2015

An Antidote to Food Allergies? – New process to remove allergens
College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences, June 2015

Natural-Born Economy – Natural Resources Research Institute
Legacy magazine, May 2015

Open for Business – UMN involvement in MN Cup
Legacy magazine, Jan. 2015

The Power of Big Data – Small business profiles
Minnesota Business, Dec. 2014

A Smarter Shelf Life – Bioresponsive food packaging
College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences, June 2014

First-Class Innovators – Medical Device Innovation program
Minnesota Business, Oct. 2014

Here Comes the Sun – Solar Vehicle Project
Legacy magazine, Oct. 2014

Banking on Food Security – Profile on agricultural economist
College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences, Sept. 2014

Let the Games Begin – Catering the Winter Olympics
Catersource magazine, Jan. 2014

Seeing is Believing – Profile on Science Museum environmental director
Momentum magazine, May 2009

Fingers Still Crossed – Hope and hype of blood glucose testing
Diabetes Health, Jan. 2008

Designed to Define – Meeting spaces with strategic design
Meetings: Minnesota’s Hospitality Journal, Sept. 2006

Popcorn Palaces – Historic local movie theaters
Meetings: Minnesota’s Hospitality Journal, June 2006

Contact Work – Zenon Dance Company
Where Twin Cities, Nov. 2005

Oddball Empire – House of Balls artist/owner
Where Twin Cities, July 2005

Interviews

Valerie Tiberius – On science vs. ethics | College of Liberal Arts, Jan. 2015
Majora Carter – On greening the ghetto | Momentum, Dec. 2009
Thomas Friedman – On Hot, Flat & Crowded | Momentum, Oct. 2008
Christina Applegate – On her star role in Sweet Charity | Where Twin Cities, Feb. 2005

Branded content

Meeting of the Minds | IBM Systems Magazine, May 2017
Managing Mobilephobia | IBM Systems Magazine, May 2016
4 ERP Trends to Watch | IBM Systems Magazine, Feb. 2016
Myth Busting in the Contact CenterICMI/InContact white paper, Nov. 2015
Data’s Big Picture | IBM Systems Magazine, July 2015
The Road to Modernization | IBM Systems Magazine, Oct. 2014
5 Ways to Grow Your Business on LinkedIn | FedEx Updates, Oct. 2014
Guide to Location-Based Social Media | American Express OPEN Forum, May 2010
American Mavericks program preview | MPR “Plugged In,” Minnesota Monthly, April 2003

Print materials

Lab posters, Institutional Biosafety Committee, University of Minnesota
Brochure and coasters, Office of Business Relations, University of Minnesota
Two-sided poster, Classical music conference, Minnesota Public Radio
Overview brochure, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

Editing

Momentum: As managing editor at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, I co-founded and served as editor on Momentum (now Ensia) magazine. Since then, the online and print publication has earned numerous awards and international recognition. See the archives

Catersource: As editor/content manager for Catersource Magazine, Conference & Tradeshow, a B2B publication and annual event for professional caterers, I wrote/edited print, online and social media content with the goal of engaging readers and boosting conference attendance. Visit the site

Additional work: I’ve also managed the FedEx content for OPEN Forum; launched and managed several news blogs at the University of Minnesota; and served as the writer/editor on publications including Where Twin Cities, Meetings: Minnesota’s Hospitality Journal, Official Visitors Guide, Twin Cities Guest Guide, Twin Cities Living, St. Louis Living and Chicago Living.