Honors and awards:
Winner, 2009 Science Prize for Online Resources in Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science, for "The Habitable Planet." I was a member of the team that developed this web site, writing the online text and selecting and writing captions for many of the graphics.
Finalist for the 2006 single-topic reporting award from the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Foundation, for "Domestic Energy Development" (CQ Researcher, September 30, 2005).
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"Jenny Weeks is an excellent writer and highly knowledgeable in her field. She was a great addition to our production of an online environmental science course, working well with scientists, web designers, and our video production staff. She's a great problem solver and she meets her deadlines. What else could I ask for! I look forward to an opportunity to work with her again."
-- Nancy Finkelstein, Science Media Group, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
"Kudos to Jennifer Weeks for her article ('Bambi on Birth Control,' page 38, October/November 2007). I was surprised to see this complex subject covered so well."
-- Frank Rodgers, education and outreach coordinator, Cacapon Institute, West Virginia (letter to Plenty magazine, February/March 2008)
"I want to commend you on Jennifer Weeks' excellent report on the status of open space funding in Massachusetts. The situation is truly dire and it's a story that needs to be told."
-- Letter to Commonwealth magazine from a Massachusetts state government official (name withheld by request) in response to "Is the State Saving, Or Sitting On, Its Open Space Funds?", 2006.
"Everything I need to know in life I learned in kindergarten. Everything I need to know about the U.S.-China agreement for cooperation I learned from your article."
-- Senior U.S. diplomat