Math Colloquium Series: Science writing with alumna JoAnna Klein

Appalachian State University's Department of Mathematical Sciences is excited to host JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular contributor to the New York Times for a talk Friday, Nov. 6 from 3-4 p.m. EST.  Klein graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in English from Appalachian in 2006 and returned to earn a M.A. in Psychology in 2009.

She will discuss tips for effectively communicating science to a general audience, as well as talk about her own personal journey into science communication and journalism. More about Klein can be found at her website,

This talk is free and open to the public. If you are interested in joining, email Dr. Quinn Morris ( for Zoom information. 


About the Department of Mathematical Sciences
The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers undergraduate degrees in actuarial science and mathematics, with concentrations in business, computation, life sciences, physical sciences, secondary teaching and statistics, plus a general, self-designed concentration. The department also offers the Master of Arts in mathematics, with concentrations in college teaching and secondary teaching. Learn more at

JoAnna Klein, a freelance science journalist and regular contributor to the New York Times visits the Math Colloquium Series virtually. Photo/graphic created by Dept of Math.
Published: Nov 3, 2020 11:43am