Our global crew of student fellows fans out to cover #WCSJ2017 on Twitter

Curious to see some highlights from the first few hours of sessions here in San Francisco?

You can check out the Twitter hashtag #WCSJStudents, where our global cohort of student travel fellows is covering the World Conference of Science Journalists live.

Here are some selected tweets the students sent from sessions on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning:

The power of profiles in science writing

Advice from the speakers at the panel about “Putting character into Science.”

In defense of science

Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, sought to inspire the audience with her presentation.

The art of truth

Alberto Cairo, visual journalism guru from the University of Miami, and the complexities of informing through data visualization and infographics.