‘Science of Grief’ Podcast Wins ‘Best Use of New Media’ Award

March 11, 2022 News

The Science of Grief podcast, produced by Michigan State University’s Science Gallery and WDET-FM, was recognized as the Best Use of New Media at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters2021 Broadcast Excellence Awards on Thursday, March 10, 2022. We’re immensely excited about, and grateful for, the recognition!

The 10-episode podcast series provided space for young adults to share stories, science, and solutions for those who explored their mental health for the first time. Hosted by acclaimed poet and MSU Science Gallery’s Community Engagement Manager Natasha T. Miller, and featuring a production team that includes six Science Gallery Mediators between the ages of 18 and 24 as producers, The Science of Grief put the voices and stories of young adults front and center.

The podcast was made possible through the support of MSUFCU and Science Sandbox. Additional support for WDET came from the Children’s Foundation of Michigan.