Author: Ryan McGrady

Author: Ryan McGrady

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Timelines of a Wikipedia Visiting Scholar

User:M2545 recently wrapped up a year as Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at Rollins College. From the time we announced the collaboration in June 2016 through June 2017, she used the rich resources available through the Rollins College library to improve Wikipedia articles related to “urbanization in Florida and the southern United States in the late 19th and early 20th … Continued

Monthly Report for May 2017

Highlights We announced the placement of a new Visiting Scholar, Eryk Salvaggio, at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University. Eryk will be using the university’s resources to improve topics on an important academic subject that’s underdeveloped on Wikipedia, ethnic studies. Wiki Education staff presented about our programs … Continued

Biology, bats, and becoming Wikipedian

Elysia Webb is a graduate student at the University of Florida. In Spring 2017 she contributed to Wikipedia for a course on Principles of Systematic Biology, taught by Emily Sessa. In this post she shares her experience improving the article on the Florida bonneted bat and the editing she has continued to do outside of … Continued

Monthly Report for April 2017

Highlights Product Manager Sage Ross announced a new Dashboard feature, Authorship Highlighting, which makes it easy for instructors to see each student’s contributions to an article. Community Engagement Manager Ryan McGrady announced a new Visiting Scholar at Northeastern University, Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight, 2016 co-Wikipedian of the Year and co-founder of WikiProject Women in Red. She will … Continued