Wiki Scholars reunite for political science conference panel in Chicago

Wiki Education kicked off the month in Chicago, where four political scientists from across the country joined Scholars & Scientists Program Manager Will Kent for a panel discussion at the 81st annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) conference. For refugee resettlement expert Shyam Krishnan Sriram, participating in the panel, “Being a MPSA Wiki Scholar: Sharing … Continued

Enhancing art history on Wikipedia with the Detroit Institute of Arts

For Jessica Allison of the Detroit Institute of Arts, participating in Wiki Education’s recent Art History Wiki Scholars course presented the opportunity to improve Wikipedia articles using sources at her fingertips – the works housed in her museum’s own collection. To find her starting point, Allison assembled a comprehensive list of works in the museum’s … Continued

Humanities & Social Justice Advisory Committee members announced

Wiki Education is proud to welcome the seven members of the inaugural Humanities & Social Justice Advisory Committee, bringing together faculty from higher education institutions across the country. The group will advise and support our Wikipedia Student Program’s Knowledge Equity initiative in partnership with the Mellon Foundation. “Wiki Education does such phenomenally important work that … Continued