Month of Wiki @Fisher Fine Arts Library

We are pleased to announce Fisher Fine Arts Library’s Month of Wiki! During the month of April, we invite you to participate in a series of three edit-a-thons to improve the coverage of marginalized artists and cultures and combat racial and gender bias on Wikipedia. Less than 10% of Wikipedia editors identify as women. Less … Continue reading Month of Wiki @Fisher Fine Arts Library

ResearchxDesign @Fisher Fine Arts Library

New Year, New Projects! Do you have a busy semester ahead of you, and you're not sure where to start? Join us for our new ResearchxDesign workshop series on Fridays this semester from 11am to noon at the Fisher Fine Arts Library. We'll share a variety of resources and best practices to revitalize your research … Continue reading ResearchxDesign @Fisher Fine Arts Library

Twitter for Diversity, Technology, and the Penn Experience

  Ah, Twitter! It can be a very polarizing platform, but whatever your feelings about it, Twitter allows us tap into communities to engage in topics we care about, connect with others around the world, and share information—especially the endless fount of so many hilarious memes. Case in point: https://twitter.com/birdboxmemes/status/1080418715751993344 As an occasional Tweeter myself, … Continue reading Twitter for Diversity, Technology, and the Penn Experience

The New Reality @Education Commons

Welcome to the New Reality, folks! On Friday, September 28, the Education Commons (EC) hosted a space adventure for the Penn community, as part of TRL’s PennImmersive initiative to explore all things innovative tech and gadgetry. Upon arrival, attendees received their EC passports and were tasked with completing four hands-on emerging tech challenges, including a Makey … Continue reading The New Reality @Education Commons

Spotlight on the Weigle Information Commons: An Interview with Kemuel Benyehudah

Since beginning his dual Master’s in Reading, Writing, and Literacy and Higher Education from the Graduate School of Education, Kemuel “Kem” Benyehudah has worked closely with WIC staff members and used its spaces for collaboration and innovation. A familiar face around WIC, Kem has not only leveraged its range of technologies to support several initiatives … Continue reading Spotlight on the Weigle Information Commons: An Interview with Kemuel Benyehudah