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JEM graduate Emma Macmillan recognized by the Society for Neuroscience

Emma MacMillanThe Society for Neuroscience, (the professional society for neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuroscientists), has chosen Emma Macmillan as one of two students nationally for their Science Journalism Student Award, which includes an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in November to cover their annual scientific conference, under the mentorship of a noted medical-science writer. Further information about this honor and previous winners can be found here.

Macmillan is currently employed by ORNL and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and is preparing for graduate study in science writing.

“Emma’s  skill, dedication, and spirit have always been outstanding. This honor and the experience and contacts she will have because of it will enhance her splendid credentials for any path she chooses. No one could be more deserving of this honor,” says Dr. Mark Littmann, professor and Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing in the College of Communication and Information.