Award Winners

2005

Small Newspaper

"Women and Science: The Debate Goes On" - 4 Mar. 2005

"The Hidden Cost of Farming Fish" - 22 Apr. 2005

"Come Over to the Dark Side" - 3 June 2005

The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

Monastersky was selected for a series of three unrelated pieces that showed a broad grasp of science, from the politically sensitive debate over how boys and girls learn about math to the risks of fish farms to the search by physicists for an elusive force that shapes the universe and accelerates its expansion.

“Monastersky’s work stands out for its meticulous explanatory reporting of a remarkably broad range of scientific controversies,” said Robert Lee Hotz of the Los Angeles Times.

“I am deeply honored that the judges selected my work for the...Read more

2004

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2003

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"Kazakhstan in a fight against brucellosis" - 16 Mar. 2003

Casper Star-Tribune

2002

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"If you Smash It, They Will Come" - 23 Aug. 2001

"Fish or Famine" - 6 Sept. 2001

"Out if Africa...Come Fascinating Fossils" - 15 Nov. 2001

Christian Science Monitor

2001

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"Nowhere Men: Scientists Debate What Happened to the Neandertals; Under the Volcano; Where Have all the Frogs Gone?" - 8 Sept. 2000; 30 Mar., 20 Apr. 2001

The Chronicle of Higher Education

2000

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1999

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1998

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1997

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"Unnatural Resources: Playing God in the Great Lakes" - 9 Feb. - 2 July 1997

The Bay City Times 

1996

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"Salmon Saviors" - 13 Dec. 1995

"Holy Cedar" - 8 May 1996

Seattle Weekly

1995

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"In Search of the First North American" - 31 July 1994

"The Rat Zone" - 9 Apr. 1995

"In Search of Spectacled Eides" - 21 May 1995

Anchorage Daily News

1994

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"Chlorine: Cornucopia or Pandora's Box?" - 7 Oct. 1993

"Lasers: New Applications Point to Bright Future" - 9 Dec. 1993

"A Perfect Match" - 26 May 1994

The Ann Arbor News

1993

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"Superfund: The Road to Nowhere" - 7-11 Feb. 1993

The Burlington Free Press

1992

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"How to Get Ahead in Science? Simple…" - 15 Aug. 1991

Houston Press

1990

Small Newspaper

"The Grand Voyage"- 21 June 1989 and 24, 25, 26, 28 Aug. 1989 and 4-8 Sept. 1989 and 9, 17 Oct. 1989

Albuquerque Tribune

Honorable Mention