Beenish Ahmed is serving on temporary assignment at WBUR. As a Kroc Fellow at NPR, she is learning the art of public radio by trying out various roles.
Before starting her fellowship, Beenish served as a Fulbright Scholar to the United Kingdom, through which she earned an MPhil in modern South Asian studies from the University of Cambridge.
Born in Ohio, Beenish graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with degrees in creative writing and political science.
Residents of Cape Cod have become used to swarms of tourists in the summer. A lot of them have also learned to live with a very different seasonal visitor: ticks.
BOSTON — Debate leagues in urban school systems are finding the age-old activity can help at-risk students turn their lives around.
BOSTON — Marine biologist Rodney Rountree said fish sounds are key to understanding fish behavior and could even help us protect many species from overfishing.
BOSTON — To track just how complicated the process is, we turned to Dorchester Rep. Carlos Henriquez and a budget item that’s very important to him.
BOSTON — Starting this summer, fare to use the paratransit system THE RIDE will increase from $4 to $8 round-trip.
REVERE, Mass. — Spring has just begun, but on Wednesday it felt more like summer outside.
BOSTON — On Tuesday, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston welcomed what it says is the largest classical sculpture in the U.S.
BOSTON — Two drivers are so fed up with the fees they pay to rent taxis from cab companies that they’ve filed a class-action lawsuit to win back the fees and get wage guarantees.
BOSTON — The MBTA hopes to earn back lost revenue by cracking down on freeloaders through what it’s calling “fare blitzes.”