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Established in 2005, Scope showcases the work undertaken by the students in the MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing over the course of their year-long studies. First brought out as a quarterly newsletter, Scope transferred to the web in 2008. The content in Scope, continually updated, displays the wide range of writing assignments within the program, from news articles and features to essays, book reviews, radio podcasts, and videocasts.

Managing Editor: Marcia Bartusiak
Editorial Board: Thomas Levenson, Alan Lightman, Seth Mnookin
Web Administrator: Shannon Larkin
Correspondents 2014-2014: Rachel Becker, Christina Couch, Cara Giaimo, Michael Greshko, Anna Nowogrodzki, Sarah Schwartz, and Joshua Sokol.

Bringing Scope to the web was partially funded by a generous grant from the American Institute of Physics, as part of its Andrew W. Gemant Award presented to Marcia Bartusiak in 2006.