Breaking into the Gaming Industry: Interactive Media, Museums & Mentorship

September 21, 2017

Elaine Gomez, 2012 i3 Scholar

"We can use games and interactivity to create an experience people will remember. I see another future -- another way to assert myself as a designer and a person in this community."

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A Man on a Mission: Becoming an Influential Leader in Librarianship

May 23, 2017

Bradley Kuykendall, 2011 i3 Scholar

"[People] need to stay positive, keep their heads up, and vote. We have access to a wide variety of information, but now we have confusion between facts and alternative facts."

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Avoiding the Short Cuts: Building a Professional Career in Learning

November 30, 2016

Xavier Dillahunt, 2012 i3 Scholar

"Don’t be afraid to dive into the hard technical stuff early on. Experienced professionals are expecting you to be learning those skills in undergrad. If you shy away from it and wait until later in life, a lot more will be expected of you. Take this time to actually learn, because if you take short cuts, people can tell."

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2016 i3 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Fatima Noor, went from refugee to HCI researcher to White House staffer

September 14, 2016

Fatima Noor, 2014 i3 Scholar

"i3 exposed me to so much in such a short time that it was impossible not to challenge myself and expand my skill sets."

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Building my plane, while learning to fly

May 9, 2016

Nia Hampton, 2013 i3 Scholar

"i3 taught me to take my ideas and knowledge seriously. It made me see myself as a professional."

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Thinking deep thoughts, helping others, and traveling the world: The perks of a career in research

April 12, 2016

Oliver Haimson, 2011 i3 Scholar

"At i3 our research was seen as important and valid to study. That is a big focus in the information sciences – at least the part of it that is interesting to me and I think a lot of other i3 Scholars -- I really get a sense that in information science, people care about helping others."

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“Let’s talk about the books and the bees.” Digging deeper with a graduate student, tech nerd, and graphic designer

January 29, 2016

Hannah Hiles, 2013 i3 Scholar

"I saw the ways librarianship and technology connect, making that human connection while still creating and interacting with technology."

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What do the University of Washington, The Smithsonian, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have in common?

October 14, 2015

Twanna Hodge, 2011 i3 Scholar

"My focus was to become a librarian, but I didn’t have a good enough idea of what graduate schools to attend."

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Pursuing a Master of Information Management after i3

May 14, 2015

Jamar Smith, 2012 i3 Scholar

“I was planning to continue and get a masters in statistics and doing actuarial work...”

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Making Sunburn

August 21, 2014
Toni Pizza, 2011 i3 Scholar After graduating from NYU's graduate program in game design, Toni Pizza, 2011 i3 Scholar, has formed an indie game company and created Sunburn! The game was approved by Apple and will be available in the App Store starting November 20.
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