Finalist

Larry Gordon
Los Angeles Times

General News Outlet (Large Staff)
BEAT REPORTING

Source: Los Angeles Times

Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

Strawberry expert at center of battle over fruit’s future

SAT’s about-face on essay presents colleges with a tough question

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias

Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark ‘64 free speech protests

UC leaders consider limiting out-of-state enrollment

Comments from the Judges 

“Great mix of stories, smart take on both higher education and research and nice, conversational style.”

“Really solid, interesting coverage. I love the story about the strawberry expert!! Great color and insight into a complex behind-the-scenes drama.”

EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2016 National Awards for Education Reporting.