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Nicola began working as an NCSU Libraries Fellow at North Carolina State University. As a fellow, she will be providing reference and instruction services as part of the Learning Spaces & Services department, and also working on an initiative to research and increase diversity within academic libraries. Nicola has also been awarded a DLF HBCU Fellowship by the Digital Library Federation.
Nicole accepted a job offer from the University of California, Irvine, where she is the Research Librarian for Student Success and Instruction. She also serves as a liaison to the School of Education.
Dylan is working as a product manager at HERE Technologies.
Ashley has transitioned from an internship to a staff position at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is an Associate Officer of Knowledge & Research services, focusing on open access initiatives and advocacy at the foundation. She is also keeping her Capstone project, FlourishOA.org, alive, which provides scholarly authors comparable data on journals article processing charges, coupled with impact data.
Harsh joined Splunk Inc. in Seattle after interning there for almost a year, and is now working as a product manager for machine learning. The job is about expansion, implementation, and improvement of Splunk's machine learning offering across the organization. He gave a talk recently on "Prioritizing Anomalies using Splunk Machine Learning Toolkit" at Splunk's annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Harsh says, "UW iSchool has a prominent role to play in where I am today, and I am thankful to the professors, iSchool staff and UW as a whole for providing me the knowledge, honing my skills and making me part of the UW family."
Bree co-authored a paper about the current state of Open Access publishing (https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.3119v1). The opportunity to work on this paper came about through the Capstone work that she and Ashley Farley did with iSchool Assistant Professor Jevin West.
After commissioning on Sept 5, 2017, as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, Litthideth was attending The Basic School in Quantico, Virginia. All Marine Corps officers start by learning how to be basic rifle platoon commanders before learning a specific job.
Shuyi is working as a software engineer in Seattle.
Fan is working as a software engineer at Nordstrom.
Dianne is working as a teacher librarian, K-12, at the Jefferson County Open School in Lakewood, Colorado.