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Selected legal news:
March 9, 2018 – Asia-Pacific countries sign trade deal without U.S.
March 9, 2018 – Trump imposes new steel, aluminum tariffs via proclamation
March 1, 2018 – UN expert highlights austerity’s impact on human rights
February 28, 2018 – Wisconsin governor sued for not calling special elections
February 23, 2018 – Amnesty International launches 2017 report highlighting conflict, poverty, refugee crises
February 15, 2018 – US Court of Appeals rejects Alabama school district attempt to secede on grounds of race
February 7, 2018 – House approves resolution prohibiting relationships between lawmakers and employees
January 31, 2018 – California Senate approves tax workaround
January 25, 2018 – Organizations sue Trump administration after Kentucky Medicaid changes
January 24, 2018 – Federal judge rules 72-hour notice required to ACLU in Iraq detainee transfer case
January 18, 2018 – HRW annual world report highlights ‘populist challenge’
January 11, 2018 – EU court advisor recommends recognizing same-sex couples’ rights throughout EU
January 10, 2018 – Federal court strikes down North Carolina redistricting plan
December 28, 2017 – Alabama certifies Doug Jones’ Senate victory
December 15, 2017 – Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributors
December 7, 2017 – Deputy Director files amended complaint in CFPB leadership dispute
November 27, 2017 – Supreme Court declines appeal in Mississippi Confederate flag suit
November 22, 2017 – War criminal Mladić handed life sentence for genocide, crimes against humanity
November 21, 2017 – Virginia immigrants file federal suit over DACA extension restrictions
November 16, 2017 – LGBT Activist files federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee therapist law
November 13, 2017 – Supreme Court adds California abortion, free speech, retaliatory-arrest cases to 2017 docket
March 3, 2017 – Saudi authorites detain more than 200 in corruption probe
October 30, 2017 – France counterterrorism bill signed into law
Academic Commentary Editing
November 7, 2017 – Dog Eat Dawg: Louisiana May be Right, but that Doesn’t Mean They’re Right
Along with a brand refresh — Pitt to the Power of One — we made changes to the Pitt Greensburg website and a number of print marketing materials that became prospect-focused, including home page headlines and internal marketing copy.
One project in particular for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation that I worked on in partnership with our lead strategist led me to research the gap that exists in opportunity for low-income, high achieving learners. From this, we created excellencegap.org, which translated heavy jargon-loaded research into sizeable, organized, and digestible pieces. The site contains an “ages and stages” portal that describes why this gap is so important, why it happens, and what can be done about it. My role was to aid in this research and content development, as well as provide final copy and grammar edits.
Here are a few screengrabs from the Early Grades segment:
Ages and Stages:
See all the research compiled and presented at excellencegap.org.
We also worked with their video team to develop this project:
This is a blog for the Doctor of Chiropractic program at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). We are currently developing NYCC’s website.
August 3, 2017 – Research resources for chiropractic students
July 27, 2017 – Building Relationships: A Foundation of Chiropractic
July 20, 2017 – Healing a nation in pain with evidence-informed chiropractic
June 22, 2017 – VA Relationships and NYCC Chiropractic Students
May 4, 2017 – What is diagnostic imaging?
April 20, 2017 – How real world experience benefits patients
March 16, 2017 – Chiropractic and Nutrition
March 9, 2017 – Chiropractic Sports Specialization, with Dr. Emily Canfield
March 3, 2017 – NYCC Faculty Profile: Dr. Brian Cunningham
December 22, 2016 – Alumnus Tim Simansky, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, and Chiropractic for Athletes
November 23, 2016 – Careers in Chiropractic Specialization Spotlight: Pediatrics
October 27, 2016 – How do you become a chiropractor?
Website: Lerner College of Business and Economics
Brand Project: Opportunity, Inc.
Designer: Krystal Duke
My work on this website project:
- Information Architecture: transforming what was over a thousand pages into a clean, clear and controlled website.
- Process: Worked with Lerner’s creative team to develop a timeline complete with a migration map and content calendar — basically an overall game plan for the entire website overhaul. Worked on the implementation team and formatted content in HTML within the Content Management System, including taking various elements into consideration.
- Writer and Editor
Other projects with Lerner:
- Graduate Brochure
- Blogging and Infographics
New York Chiropractic College landing page for email and retargeting campaign. See it live at more.nycc.edu.
Visit lallyschool.rpi.edu to check out the new site.
Lally went through our intense discovery and site-mapping process. The final result: a new, responsive design that really brings out their best assets and markets Lally’s great programs.
A few pages I wrote: Home, Admissions, Life After Lally, The Lally MBA, The Lally Experience.