Rolf Hapel had an article published in the peer reviewed Public Library Quarterly (PLQ) titled, “Building A Contemporary Public Library Through Community Engagement: A Personal Journey.” The article discusses how a broad understanding of community engagement has influenced the conception, realization, and services of one of the most internationally lauded modern public libraries, Dokk1 in Aarhus, Denmark.
Mx WE King has been awarded a Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year. The Dissertation Fellowship program offers up to ten $25,000 grants to support students engaged in research pertaining to North American Christianity. You can read more about Mx WE’s dissertation work on their Louisville Institute profile. Congratulations, Mx WE!
The Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experience (CREATE) was highlighted in a regular column in Forbes that focuses on the intersection of disability in corporate culture, management, and society: “Mindset Matters: An Object Lesson For Business, And Innovation In The Age Of A Pandemic.”
Katie Davis and Cecilia Aragon will be discussing their book, Writers in the Secret Garden: Fanfiction, Youth, and New Forms of Mentoring (MIT Press), on an episode of Silver Lining for Learning on June 6th.
Jin Ha Lee had the following papers accepted to the 2020 ASIS&T Annual Meeting:
- “Librarian perspectives on the role of virtual reality in public libraries.” The paper was coauthored with Kung Jin Lee, Mx WE King, and Negin Dahya.
- “Human versus machine: analyzing video game user reviews for plot and narrative.” The paper was coauthored with Hyerim Cho, Jenny Elizabeth Bossaller, and Denice Adkins.
Chance Hunt and Rolf Hapel participated on a panel for the Seattle Public Library Foundation titled, ”The Evolving Role of Libraries Today." Attended by Seattle residents, donors and iSchool students, they were joined by Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner to consider current and future changes to public libraries.
Research conducted by Alex Kale and collaborators from UW Psychology and UW Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences was featured in a UW News article titled, “Researchers use brain imaging to demonstrate weaker neural suppression in individuals with autism.”
Alexis Hiniker was interviewed by the UW Daily for an article titled, “Waiting to see who’s online to message someone? Research shows you’re not alone.”