Kat J McAlpine

Kat J. McAlpine

Editor, The Brink

Katherine “Kat” J. McAlpine is editor of The Brink, Boston University’s news site for scientific breakthroughs and pioneering research. Kat has been telling science stories for nearly a decade, and prior to joining BU’s editorial staff, publicized research at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering. She’s also reported local and breaking state news for the Hartford Courant and written about science, culture, and art at Smithsonian Magazine as an editorial intern through the American Society of Magazine Editors national internship program. She double majored in journalism and anthropology at the University of Connecticut.