Me

Boen Wang

MFA Candidate in Nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh

Location icon United States

BA in English from Penn State (2017)
Graduating from MFA program in (fingers crossed) 2022
Email me at [email protected]

Portfolio
PopMatters
04/05/2016
Stories We Tell

You know the story. You’ve lived the story, and you're destined to relive it again and again.

WhoWhatWhy
12/22/2015
Obama Administration Controls the Message

Barack Obama began his presidency with a promise of unprecedented openness in government. But heading into his final year in office, journalists see an administration that is more interested in message-control than transparency.

WhoWhatWhy
12/01/2015
Does Mass Surveillance Change the Way We Behave?

What effect does the awareness of surveillance have on the behavior of people? WhoWhatWhy looked at the current research and found that we may be reaching a tipping point—when awareness of being watched starts to affect behavior.

The Daily Collegian
08/07/2015
Under the Skin

One Penn State professor unmasks the role genetics play in human faces, and whether it's possible to construct a 3D model of someone's face purely from their DNA.

The Daily Collegian
11/17/2014
Watching "Happy Valley" in Happy Valley

You could feel the anger in the audience. You could feel the confusion, the hurt, and the rage. You could tell that three years later the wounds were still fresh.