Andrea Widener, Associate Editor
Fields of interest: Government-funded research and laboratories, including NSF, NIST, NOAA, DOD, DOE; Science education policy; workforce diversity; Rare earth minerals
Education: B.A in physics and communications, Trinity University, San Antonio, Tex.; M.A. in journalism, emphasis in environmental reporting, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Honors: President, D.C. Science Writers Association, 2010-2011; finalist, Livingston Award, 2002; first place, investigative and enterprise reporting, California Newspaper Publishers Association, D div., 2002; international reporting fellow, Pew Fellowships in International Reporting, 2001