Smart, a senior editor at Physics Today, was a 2015-16 Knight Science Journalism Fellow.
Ten top journalists from four countries will spend nine months at MIT, designing their own course of study.
Ten elite science journalists from four countries will be part of the program's 35th class.
Former science editor at The New York Times will assume his KSJ duties in July.
Ten journalists have been selected to join the KSJ Program at MIT, a global fellowship program for journalists covering science, technology, health, and the environment.
MIT hosts national ScienceWriters2015 conference.
Conference hosted by MIT-SHASS and the Knight Science Journalism fellowship program is the largest annual gathering of science communicators in the U.S.
With help from a single red oak, five MIT Knight Science Journalism colleagues explore storytelling as a way to convey the impacts of a changing climate.
The Seattle Times staff receives award for breaking-news reporting.
Nine seasoned journalists reflect on "MIT-style" teamwork, new media, and advice for students interested in science journalism.