Science Journalist in Residence


Julie Leibach, UF’s fourth Science Journalist in Residence, is the managing editor of online content for Public Radio International’s  Science Friday, a website and weekly radio show hosted by Ira Flatow. Prior to her work at Science Friday, she worked as a senior editor and web manager at Audubon magazine.…

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Posted: March 24, 2016

Time on February 17, 2015 published “The Key to Making Your Kid a Star Athlete: Back Off,” an interview with bestselling-author David Epstein (The Sports Gene) by Associate Professor and Interim Journalism Chair Ted Spiker. Spiker interviewed Epstein during the latter’s January visit as UF Science Journalist in Residence.

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Posted: February 17, 2015

David Epstein, author of “The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance,” will spend Jan. 27-30 on the University of Florida campus as part of the university’s new Science Journalist in Residence Program. A highlight of Epstein’s visit will be a public talk held on Wednesday, Jan. 28,…

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Posted: January 6, 2015