Science writing rewarded

Veteran science writer Paul Raeburn is the 2012 recipient of the James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry to the Public. Raeburn currently is a media critic at the Knight Science Journalism Tracker and is well known for his many years of reporting on science for the Associated Press during 1981 to 1996. Raeburn is developing a new graduate program in science, medical and environmental journalism at Florida Atlantic University. He will receive the Grady-Stack award at the ACS' 243rd National Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego in March 2012.