Lindstadt has joined ASPEN as a postdoctoral associate, and she will assist the project in its aim to ensure New Jersey policymakers’ decisions are informed by relevant research, in order to ultimately implement universal adolescent mental health screening in New Jersey public schools.
In “Organizing Inclusion,” a new book edited by Professor Marya Doerfel and former SC&I faculty member Jennifer Gibbs, the authors “challenge all of us to rethink our own role in perpetuating racist systems and how we can change that with both individual-level and structural changes.”
“It’s all about the ABCDs of remote learning: Assistance, Broadband Connectivity, and Devices,” said Katz, who conducts research with children growing up in low-income, working class and immigrant families and how they learn about and with new technology. “Students need all of those bases covered for distance learning to work.”
A SC&I research team led by Assistant Professor Sunyoung Kim is working with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to develop a patient portal for leukemia patients. The system will enable clinicians to communicate treatment scenarios and outcomes to their patients in a less stressful way, and it will enable patients to investigate information about their illness autonomously.
Floegel, a SC&I Ph.D. candidate whose research interests focus on people's information creation practices, sociotechnical assemblages, and social justice in information institutions such as libraries, has been recognized by ASIS&T SIG SI as an emerging researcher in social informatics.
What a summer for JMS major Lauren Boone. She is interning at NBC, in June she was named Captain of the Rutgers Women’s Swimming and Diving Team, and in July she was named a Scholar All American. Read how she manages her time, what she enjoys the most about her JMS classes, and her future aspirations.