Michelle’s Portfolio

Michelle E. Rawlings (née Adams) is a freelance writer and editor based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Below is a sampling of my latest work.     |     Learn more about my work history here.

Virtual Vocations Uncovers How Millennials, Gen X-ers, and Baby Boomers Telework  |  PRESS RELEASE

Survey results from Virtual Vocations show that Millennials, Gen X-ers, and Baby Boomers all have at least one thing in common: they want increased flexibility in their work and home lives—and they see remote work as a solution.

Read more on PR Web

Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes on Clarence Thomas in clash over abortion rights  |  NEWS/COMMENTARY

In what the Daily Mail called a “battle of dueling footnotes,” Ruth Bader Ginsburg clashed with fellow Justice Clarence Thomas this week after the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 to uphold an Indiana law requiring that aborted fetuses receive a proper burial or cremation.

Read more at the Conservative Institute…

5 Remote Companies That Prioritize Employee Wellness  |  COMPANY BLOG POST

From a negligible commute to being able to work in your pajamas, there are dozens of benefits to teleworking—but did you know working from home can actually make you healthier?

Read more at Virtual Vocations…

“Go back to Africa”: Student protestors at Trump rally encounter “overflow of hate” [Exclusive]  |  NEWS

GOP front-runner Donald Trump was met with enthusiastic support from many students at Radford University in Virginia on Monday. However, protests broke out when Trump criticized Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders and members of the Black Lives Matter movement during his speech.

Read more at Red Alert Politics…

Ohio University Cuts Ties with Former Fox CEO Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Allegations  |  NEWS

After allegations of sexual harassment led to his resignation from the CEO position with Fox News, Ohio University alumnus Roger Ailes has had a gift of $500,000 to the school returned to him, and his name removed from a campus newsroom.

Read more at HerCampus

Opinion: Why Do So Many People Support Hillary Clinton?  |  COMMENTARY/BLOG POST

Ahead of competitor Bernie Sanders, a history of political scandal has not hindered [Hillary Clinton’s] popularity; she is still the top choice for Democratic voters over the age of thirty, and there are several reasons why.

Read more at Edvisors’ ScholarshipPoints…

Fitzsimmons reveals cause of moisture in the University Inn; expert investigator did not visit campus   |  NEWS

The building expert who drew conclusions about causes of moisture in the University Inn dormitory (UI) did not step foot inside the building at all, though Shenandoah University President Tracy Fitzsimmons announced his conclusions in an email last Thursday.

Read more on The Buzz…

Will the No Child Left Behind rewrite reduce campus sexual assault?  |  NEWS/COMMENTARY

The House and Senate have now both passed the Every Student Succeeds Act — a rewrite of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act.

Read more at Red Alert Politics…