Research Brief: Social media’s impact in an English language classroom

This research brief detailing the results, impact, and implications of a published study was designed to translate academic research for the media, and, ultimately, the public. The study focused on how social media could be a way to increase literacy for English language learners who…

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Press Release: U of M receives $1.5M grant to support Asian American and Pacific Islander students

A researcher in my unit received a $1.5 million grant to create continued support services for Asian American and Pacific Islander students to advance academic success and graduation rates. AAPI students make up over 10 percent of the students at the University of Minnesota Twin…

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Talking Dyslexia with U of M

This article sought to explain dyslexia to the general public and got picked up in multiple local publications across greater Minnesota. The five-question interview format with Dr. Lori Helman, Director of the Minnesota Center for Reading Research, achieved its goal of clearly explaining what the…

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Spyhouse Coffee

I had fun writing about one of my favorite coffee shop, Spyhouse Coffee, and its beautiful location in Minneapolis’s hip North Loop. The owner’s dedication to the science and art of coffee makes the shop a standout in the Twin Cities’ coffee scene. Read the…

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CEHD America Reads Pivots to Remote Tutoring

Writing CEHD America Reads is an organization that serves hundreds of students around the Minneapolis metro in dozens of community sites. During the pandemic, they made a quick pivot to serving old and new students remotely, continuing their missions to improve literacy and advance educational…

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Tech Benefits, American Healthcare Leader

The healthcare IT field has grown exponentially in the last few years. I talked with Mony Weschler of Montefiore Health Systems about his successful partnership with health-tech start up, SenseHealth, to open up a new line of patient communication through mobile technology. Read the full article…

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Modern Solutions to Age-Old Business Problems

Writing Protegra really and truly puts their employees, not just their clients, at the heart of their business practice which makes their technology applications and staff creativity sing. And there are two brothers running the business, which says something about really getting along well. Read…

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Adam Levy Talks About Finding Hope after His Son’s Suicide through Music, Activism

Writing Popular indie musician, Adam Levy, opens up about his son’s suicide and it’s aftermath for this article on TCJewfolk.com. His activism for mental health and candid discussion of his own bipolar disorder throws the struggles of those suffering from mental illness into relief. (Full article…

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DePaul University

DePaul’s core website is the front door to thousands of visitors, including prospective students, current students, parents, alumni and researchers. I developed content for academics and core information pages. I also helped to produce videos for the student life page and photos throughout the website. In support of a…

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More Clicks and Counting: Profile Magazine

Writing I wrote this article profiling Jacqueline Corbelli of Brightline Media which explains how rich media advertising is changing the media landscape for Profile magazine. The piece had a dual focus of explaining how the new technology works and its potential impact on the advertising media field. (Full…

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