Amit Sood shares four-step guide to happiness

ORLANDO – Stress affects one in five Americans, sending many people to a therapist’s office to address the problem. But what if people could prevent stress on their own? That was the focus of the “Science of Stress” session at the Association of Healthcare Journalists conference on April 20, 2017 led by Dr. Amit Sood. Sood, a professor of medicine at…

Bronshtein merges data visualization and journalism at STAT

Natalia Bronshtein remembers the moment data visualization changed her life. She was in the middle of her Ph.D. defense at the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the projector stopped working. She tried to convey several years of her research to her thesis committee verbally, but it…

Scientists, want to anonymously tip journalists? Here’s how

BOSTON – At a session Thusday on environmental journalism in the age of Trump, panelists found plenty to disagree about. One example of disagreement was whether those who reject mainstream climate science should be called “deniers,” as Harvard science historian Naomi Oreskes declares, or “doubters,” following a 2015 Associated Press style decision. But there was one thing on…

Daniel Levitt

Daniel is a second-year graduate student at the University of Missouri, on the data journalism and visualization track. His interests include business, sports, science and all the intersections in between. Daniel enjoys learning about new things, specifically about people, and how they operate. Contact Daniel by email: dltyf@mail.missouri.edu or on Twitter @DanielLevitt32.