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 articles.

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Bringing Depth to Big Data – Three profiles on big data in the liberal arts | College of Liberal Arts, Oct. 2017

Fresh Perspectives – MnTAP internship program | 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, Ag & 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

Managing Mobilephobia – Tips for preventing mobile security issues at work | IBM Systems Magazine, May 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

Myth Busting in the Contact Center – What customers really think | ICMI/InContact white paper, 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

Data’s Big Picture – Harnessing the power of analytics | IBM Systems Magazine, July 2015

An Antidote to Food Allergies? – New process to remove allergens | College of Food, Ag & 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

Could Science Replace Ethics? – Q&A with Valerie Tiberius | College of Liberal Arts, Jan. 2015

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

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

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

The Road to Modernization – Common myths that hold clients back | IBM Systems Magazine, Oct. 2014

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

Banking on Food Security – Profile on agricultural economist | College of Food, Ag & 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

Equal Opportunity Environment – Q&A with Majora Carter | Momentum, Dec. 2009

Green Expectations – Q&A with Thomas Friedman | Momentum, Oct. 2008

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

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

Dreaming Her Dream – Q&A with Christina Applegate | Where Twin Cities, Feb. 2005

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, Official Visitors Guide, Twin Cities Living, and more.