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Participating in Power and Speaking to it: Making a Diversity Index

Sayward Schoonmaker and Rachel Ivy Clarke won the 2018 ASIS&T Best Paper Proposal Award for their paper, “The Critical Catalog: Giving Voice to Diverse Library Materials through Provocative Design.” Schoonmaker and Clarke also won the 2020 Jesse H. Shera Award for their article, “Metadata for Diversity: Identification and Implications of Political Access Points for Diverse Library Resources.”… Read the full article…


Synchrony Financial Sophomore Externship

My journey with Synchrony started while I was browsing for opportunities in Handshake, specifically for programs that catered to sophomores. It was easy for me to find internships for juniors and seniors, but difficult to find anything work experience related to sophomores. In the midst of my search, the Synchrony Business Leadership Sophomore Externship Program… Read the full article…


Diversity, Inclusion & Bias in Artificial Intelligence

On Friday, November 2nd, Newhouse hosted a panel called Artificial Intelligence & Journalism: Consequences and Opportunities in Emerging Tech. The panelists discussed how artificial intelligence (AI) is moving the technology industry to media organizations. This is seen in the launch of magazine chatbots and daily news organizations use of AI to automate articles. As an… Read the full article…



BLISTS Annual STEM Networking Event

Recently, I met with Melanie Moreaux, a senior in the iSchool majoring in Information Management and Technology, with a minor in retail management. She also recently accepted a job after graduation at EY. Melanie is the President of BLISTS and I interviewed her about the 2nd Annual Networking event for diversity in the workplace. BLISTS is… Read the full article…


Library Friday: Queens Library

This semester I’m enrolled in the course, IST 613: Library Planning, Marketing, and Assessment. I’ve been assigned to revitalize a youth literacy program for four to seven-year-old English language learners who come to Syracuse from all over the world. Three weeks ago, a group of us library science students visited the Boston Public Library. We were… Read the full article…