Reporting Clips

Throughout my time at the University of Maryland, I worked for several campus, local and national publications. Here’s a selection of some of the stories I wrote:

Jump to NASA, The Daily Record, The Diamondback, USA TODAY, Baltimore Business Journal


Spinoff at 40: How tech transfer brings NASA back down to Earth (February 2016)

Journey to Mars is more than just fiction (January 2016)

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski Visits NASA Goddard (January 2016)

Awakening to ‘The Force,’ A Long Time Ago (December 2015)

Veterans Day 2015 at NASA Goddard – Photo Essay (November 2015)

Goddard Kicks Off Charitable Giving Campaign (November 2015)

Annual Museum Lecture Encourages Exploration of ‘Our Violent Universe’ (October 2015)

After 200 Days in Space, Astronauts Make a Landing at Goddard (September 2015)


Father, son convert firehouse to brew house (August 5, 2014)

Private dining clubs change to lure young professionals (August 1, 2014)

Watermen say mislabeling harms local crab business (July 30, 2014)

Study says students prefer in-class work over online (July 28, 2014)

Faced with tougher laws, gun industry heads south (July 25, 2014)

After 160 years, USS Constellation showing her age (July 24, 2014)

Boutique law firms becoming trendy in Maryland (July 11, 2014)

New day coming to Lexington Market? (July 10, 2014)

Torsk-y business: The fight over the USS Torsk (July 3, 2014)

Airmall says BWI workers’ pay outstrips nearby jobs (July 2, 2014)

Maryland tourism industry officials expect continued growth (June 25, 2014)

Cardin ties climate change to economic, public health issues (June 20, 2014)

Green infrastructure projects receive $3.7 million in grants (June 18, 2014)

UM’s wood stove creators honored for innovation (June 18, 2014)

Zipcar, expanding Baltimore operations, opens Harbor East location (June 16, 2014)

Educators work to shrink STEM job skills gap (June 13, 2014)

Catching World Cup fever (June 12, 2014)


One year later: ‘We want a safe place’ (February 12, 2014)

Driving the dream (December 3, 2013)

The chamber of secrets (inside the CIA headquarters) (October 29, 2013)

AFL-CIO archive donation largest in University of Maryland library history (October 9, 2013)

Hornbake honors WMUC’s history with ‘Saving College Radio’ exhibit (September 23, 2013)

Firing, resignation removed half of Ellicott Hall’s RAs (September 16, 2013)

Boston bombing sparks fear among univ. student, some with ties to race (April 16, 2013)

MPower alliance with UMB results in innovative programs (April 10, 2013)

Student rapper DCal garners blog buzz (April 9, 2013)

Public invited to speak on Big Ten move at first open forum (April 9, 2013)

Group helps high schools plan debts, cost of life goals (April 3, 2013)

Supreme Court takes on same-sex marriage (March 28, 2013)

Working out with the university president (March 13, 2013)

This one’s for the kids (March 11, 2013)

USM Board of Regents violated open meetings laws in Big Ten vote (March 4, 2013)

Stephen Alex Rane, 1990-2013 (February 21, 2013)

CP, UMD communities remember those killed through vigil (February 13, 2013)

Criminology and criminal justice program struggles with limited funding (February 11, 2013)

Female students able to enter combat in wake of new law (February 4, 2013)

Residents, students discuss noise violation complaints at forum (February 1, 2013)

Maryland prepares for long ACC legal process over Big Ten move (January 22, 2013)

An ongoing battle for equality (December 13, 2012)

History worth preserving (November 26, 2012)

Students worried as Gaza conflict escalates (November 21, 2012)

Stories worth telling: Student and her mother write book for children of military families (November 19, 2012)

Through thick and thin: UMD Crew supports men’s soccer at all home games (November 9, 2012)

Maryland first in nation to pass marriage equality referendum (November 7, 2012)

Advocates rally on campus for DREAM Act passage (October 26, 2012)

Honoring a 50-year legend: First black ACC football player honored Saturday (October 22, 2012)

A chimp on her shoulder: Jane Goodall speaks to about 600 on wildlife protection (October 15, 2012)

Putting politics aside, a matter of equality: About 200 rally for marriage equality (October 12, 2012)

LGBT groups take different stances on referendum (October 3, 2012)

Students can now register to vote using UID (October 2, 2012)

Terps Vote ramps up registration efforts (September 27, 2012)

MaryPIRG, officials join campaign against fracking (September 25, 2012)

If passed, DREAM Act would not bring influx of students to university (September 20, 2012)

Fighting on: Olympic medalists Abby Wambach, Cullen Jones, Mallory Weggemann tell stories of pushing through (September 14, 2012)

Ready to open up the conversation: New student group encourages dialogue on controversial issues (September 8, 2012)

158 lose federal loans after slew of changes: Pell Grant reform alters eligibility requirements (September 6, 2012)

Who says eating in college has to be disgusting? — from the 2012 College Park Guide (September 4, 2012)

University among national leaders in LGBT safety, acceptance: Campus scores perfectly in all but housing in national index (August 29, 2012)

Smoking to be banned on all USM campuses: Measure scheduled to go into effect June 30, 2013 (July 11, 2012)

7 teams eliminated from university athletics: Men’s outdoor track only team to meet first benchmark (July 3, 2012)

With the end near, fighting for one last swim: Six swimmers from Terps teams likely last ones from university team to compete in Olympic trials (June 27, 2012)

Athletic department to evaluate teams slated for elimination: Officials say will take into account fundraising thus far and make decisions accordingly (June 24, 2012)

He’s a keeper: James Hicks to play on International Quidditch team this summer (June 6, 2012)

New journalism dean to focus on expanding programs: Dalglish to replace Dean Kevin Klose in August (May 18, 2012)


Meet four women who found new careers later in life (Best Years, October 12, 2013)

Highway bliss: Make fun the focus of your next road trip with these kid-friendly car accessories (Guide to Kids’ Health, Summer/Fall 2013)

Get to know one of America’s best-kept secrets: the National Wildlife Refuge System (Hunt & Fish, Summer/Fall 2013)

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