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Monday, August 9, 2021

Julia Bauer

I am writing this post five minutes following the submission of my third and final FYI bulletin. The bulletin covers the Biological and Environmental Research Office’s contentious, long-standing low-dose radiation research program.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Julia Bauer

This week was one of the most meaningful of my internship.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Julia Bauer

This week, I wrote the first two drafts of my upcoming bulletin on energy equity.

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Julia Bauer

This week consisted primarily of attending science policy-oriented hearings and polishing my first bulletin, coauthored with my mentor, on the House Science Committee’s

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Julia Bauer

On Friday, I submitted my second draft of the House Science Committee wildfire science bulletin. While I was waiting for the next round of edits, I delved into bill summaries that I had to set aside several weeks ago when I was unable to locate them online.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Julia Bauer

Last Tuesday marked an important milestone of my time at FYI: the half-way point. I sampled several policy analyst tasks this week. While I have continued writing science policy articles/blurbs, I now spend more time compiling and graphing relevant data from federal agencies.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Julia Bauer

The highlight (or acme, for my fellow GRE preppers) of this week was meeting Dr. John Mather at last Friday’s round table discussion. I had the opportunity to ask Dr.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Julia Bauer

I had an excellent time this week going through the editing process for my first FYI bulletin about the House Science Committee Ocean-Shot hearing. Bulletins contain between 750 and 1,500 words and typically cover three to four topics in depth.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Julia Bauer

I had an excellent time this week going through the editing process for my first FYI bulletin about the House Science Committee Ocean-Shot hearing. Bulletins contain between 750 and 1,500 words and typically cover three to four topics in depth.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Julia Bauer

I hit a milestone this week. On Monday, I began what I believe is the third-to-last of the “new” FYI summer assignments. My mentor has given me the opportunity to complete work on four of FYI’s branches: This Week, bill tracker, budget tracker, and bulletins.

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