Tarini Konchady Named Media Fellow of the American Astronomical Society

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Tarini Konchady (B.S. 2017) has been named the new Media Fellow of the American Astronomical Society. She is currently studying Mira variables to help calibrate the extragalactic distance scale.

Tarini is an active member of the broader astronomy community: she’s an author and editor for the graduate-student-run astronomy blog Astrobites, she co-organizes a chapter of Astronomy on Tap, and she’s been spotted at the Capitol as a member of the AAS’s Congressional Visits Day delegation.