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2006 Fellows in the News

Montgomery McFate, 2003-05 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense, is featured in "Knowing the Enemy" in the December 18 issue of The New Yorker.

Current and former AAAS Fellows at the U.S. Department of State featured in "Science Speaks, Diplomatically" in the December 14 Washington Times.

Anish Goel, 2002-03 AAAS Congressional Fellow and 2003-05 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, selected as one of 14 Powell Fellows. 

Betsy Von Holle, 2005-07 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, travels to India for the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum.

James Fleming, 2006-07 AAAS Revelle Fellow, was quoted in a November 18 Boston Globe article, "Talk of manipulating Earth's climate: Old debate is renewed amid warming fears."

Sharon Hrynkow, 1992-94 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, currently with the National Institutes of Health, received the 2006 Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Senior Executive. Each year, the president recognizes and celebrates a small group of career senior executives for their exceptional long-term accomplishments. Award winners are nominated by their agency heads, evaluated by boards of private citizens, and approved by the president. 

Yisroel Brumer, 2004-05 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was the focus of "Let's Not Crowd Me, I'm Only a Scientist" in the October 23 edition of Newsweek.

Kirsten Jaglo, 2005-06 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, is the University of Minnesota, Morris 2006 Latterell Visiting Alumna. Her visit was featured in the UMM Science & Math Alumni Newsletter.

Rep. Rush Holt (NJ-12), 1982-83 APS Congressional Fellow, was the focus of a Q&A in the October 19 issue of Nature on the topics of science, education and security. 

Marsha Goldberg, 2004-06 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, and Fernando Echavarria, 1997-99 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, were featured in "S&T Fellows Brave War to Stage GIS Conference" in the September 29 issue of Science's AAAS News and Notes.

James Fleming, 2006-07 AAAS Revelle Fellow, is publishing The Callendar Effect: The Life and Work of Guy Stewart Callendar (1898-1964), the previously untold story of the remarkable scientist who established the carbon dioxide theory of climate change (2007, American Meteorological Society).

Barry Rosen, 1990-91 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, chosen to lead U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Florida.

Sandra J. Bishop-Josef, 1996-97 APA Congressional Fellow, and Deborah Phillips, 1981-82 SRCD Congressional Fellow, co-edited Child Development and Social Policy: Knowledge for Actionwhich was published August 2006 by the American Psychological Association (other co-editors include J. Lawrence Aber, Stephanie M. Jones, and Kathryn Taaffe McLearn).

Karl White, 1984-85 AAAS Congressional Fellow, received the Volta Award from the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Read more about Karl and his work.

Paul Higgins, 2005-06 Congressional Fellow, was quoted in "Bikers, They Ain't No Good" in on July 18 in regard to an article he published in Environmental Conservation, "Exercise-based Transportation Reduces Oil Dependence, Carbon Emissions and Obesity."

On June 26, Rear Admiral William Landay presented the Distinguished Public Service Award toMontgomery McFate, 2003-05 AAAS Fellow. McFate, an anthropologist with DoD's Office of Naval Research, introduced applied cultural anthropology into the defense policy arena and operationalized cultural knowledge for military applications.

Joe Roman, 2005-06 AAAS Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, was the subject of a feature on Washington, D.C.'s News Channel 9's broadcast on June 9. The story focuses on Joe's unique approach to controlling invasive species- just eat them! His recipes are even included on Channel 9's Web site. Joe also recently published a study on green crab invasions in the Canadian Maritimes in the online edition of Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences - the study received coverage in Canadian media, including The Chronicle Herald (Nova Scotia), CBC Radio One's program Maritime Noon and Prince Edward Island CBC.

Joe Roman also released his new book, Whale (Published by Reaktion Books, distributed by the University of Chicago Press; $19.95).

"Shining Knight: Health Diplomacy for the 21st Century" in the June 2006 issue of State Magazine, by the U.S. Department of State, features AAAS Fellows.

Assistant Secretary Claudia McMurray of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental Affairs credits the AAAS fellowships with finding new talent for the office in an interview published in State Magazine (page 39).

AAAS Fellows speak at May 3 launch of the Iraqi Virtual Science Library. Read more in AAAS News and Notes.

ACS Congressional Fellows featured in "Bridging the Lab and the Legislature" in the March 27 issue ofChemical & Engineering News.

Joe Regenstein, 1996-97 IFT Congressional Fellow, featured in "Jewish Foods Square Off" in The Cornell Daily Sun on March 9.

State Department Honors AAAS Diplomacy Fellows Angela BednarekNatalia ComellaJoe Kowalski, and Mayya Tokman. For more information, click here.

Jo Anne Schneider, 2003-05 NIH Fellow, publishes Social Capital and Welfare Reform: Organizations, Congregations, and Communities.