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  1. Headshot of Gary Bailey

    Professor of Practice Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW reflects on the 33rd annual World AIDS Day, a time to honor and remember those we have lost to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

  2. Kylie Lee Baker, graduate student in the Master of Library and Information Science (MS) degree program.

    Baker's work is informed by her heritage. When she embarked on writing "The Keeper of Night," Baker wanted readers to understand the challenges biracial people face, but through a fun adventure story. Learn more about her debut novel.

  3. Bianca Valerio with City of Pasadena monument

    As an artist and elected official, Bianca Valerio takes a creative approach to her community's problems. We spoke with Valerio about her journey into local politics and her hope to redefine what young women in her community are capable of.

  4. Eva Rios Alvarado, graduate of the library and information science degree program

    As the Student Equity & Outreach Librarian at Mt. San Antonio College, Rios-Alvarado wants students to know that the library is for everyone. Learn how she reframes the idea of a college library and empowers others to use the library to their advantage.

  5. Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor of Good Morning America

    On Saturday, November 6, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities will host the Annual Ifill Forum. This year the Forum will feature the important national voices of Robin Roberts, Michele Norris, and Kevin Merida.

  6. Headshots of Gary Bailey and Sharron Credle

    A message from the co-chairs of the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion We have been reflecting upon the complex history of our nation and recognize the many contributions and sacrifices indigenous peoples have been forced to make...

  7. Headshot of Yaa Gyasi

    Gyasi's sophomore novel, "Transcendent Kingdom," was selected as the fall 2021 Community Read and the event’s central topic. Assistant Dean Gary Bailey and Gyasi discussed several themes from her novel, including the complex idea of identity.

  8. Photo of Yaa Gyasi and screenshot of her book, Trancendent Kingdom

    President Wooten shares her takeaways from this fall’s Community Read, "Transcendent Kingdom." Yaa Gyasi's powerful novel serves as a moving portrait of a Ghanaian immigrant family as they grapple with faith, science, religion, and love.

  9. Headshot of Michelle Laflamme

    Awarded annually by the Massachusetts School Library Association, Laflamme was selected for her passion for education and her desire to model the tenets of social justice, nurture cultural appreciation, promote quality information-seeking behavior.

  10. 1989 students at pre-march ceremonies during the March for Women’s Equality and Women’s Lives in D.C.

    In 1971, Congress declared August 26 as Women's Equality Day — created to celebrate women's constitutional right to vote. Today, share stories of our students and alums who are working towards inclusion, equity, and breaking down barriers.