I101: Introducation to Informatics & Computing<

Lecture Instructor Bios | Lab Instructor Bios | Undergraduate Mentors

Due to the large number of students enrolled in INFO I101, we have course email accounts set up to streamline your emailing needs. If you need to contact your lab instructor or lecture instructor about absences, etc... please use the following:

Lecture Instructor Bios

Nina Onesti (Faculty Lecturer)

office: SoIC Undergraduate Annex room 105 (at the northwest corner of 10th and Woodlawn | email:i101[at]indiana[dot]edu | website:http://www.informatics.indiana.edu/nonesti
BA Criminal Justice, Kelley School of Business Certificate, Sociology Minor, Indiana University
MS Human-Computer Interaction Design, School of Informatics, Indiana Unviersity

Dan Richert (Faculty Lecturer)

office: SoIC Undergraduate Annex room 200 (at the northwest corner of 10th and Woodlawn | email:i101[at]indiana[dot]edu | website: http://www.informatics.indiana.edu/
BS Computer Information Systems, University of Wisconsin
MS Human-Computer Interaction, School of Informatics, Indiana University

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Lab Instructor Bios

Eric Armstrong | Jacqueline Birkel | Steven Chen | Kevin Ferri | Jeff Gough | Brittany Harris | Katherine Heneck | Jared Herbert | Caitlin James | Jeff Lenz | Alex Li | Alejandro Malagon | Matt Meagher | Sean Milligan | Rhiannon Miller | Katie Paugh | Rachel Shinn | Mike Sorg | Clay Taylor | Staci Thompson | Taylor Weatherly

Eric Armstrong


Hi everyone, my name is Eric Armstrong. I'm currently a senior, majoring in Informatics, and minoring in Telecommunications and Chinese. After graduating, I hope to find a tech job in Boston, where my family recently moved. I enjoy being involved with I101, and I'm happy to help you in any way I can.

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Jacqueline Birkel


Junior Informatics major with a Business minor. Past Oracle Insight PMO Intern in Redwood City, CA. I love being an Undergraduate Inustrctor for I-101! This class is really fun and interesting, so I hope every student this semester enjoys it as much as I have.

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Steven Chen


My name is Steven Chen. I am from Carmel, Indiana. I'm currently a junior pursuing a degree in Informatics with a Business minor/cognate. I'm very involved with various student associations on campus, such as Cru and ICSA. I'm also an intern for the ServeIT clinic. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends, being outdoors, volunteering, playing sports, and watch our Hoosiers! Let me know if you have any questions this semester, I would be more than happy to help!

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Kevin Ferri


Hey. My name is Kevin Ferri. I am a Senior from Stamford, CT. I am majoring in Informatics with a Computer Science cognate. This is my third semester working with I101. I enjoy web development and design and hope to do it professionally one day.

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Jeff Gough


My name is Jeff Gough, and I am from Merrillville, Indiana (da region). I am a sophomore studying informatics and computer science, and I have achieved my Spanish minor. I am a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. I enjoy intense doses of running, biking, and swimming, and in my down time I enjoy contemplating the meaning of life. Donít be a stranger.

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Brittany Harris


Hi! My name is Brittany Harris. I am a sophomore majoring in Informatics with a Business cognate and minor. In addition to being an Undergraduate Mentor for I101, I am also a Communication Coordinator for uWIC, otherwise known as Undergraduate Women in Computing. I grew up in Anderson, Indiana. Some of my interests include music, tennis, and spending time with friends and family. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at bsharris@indiana.edu.

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Katherine Henick


My name is Katherine Henick. I am a junior from Western Springs, IL majoring in Informatics and minoring in business, Spanish, and marketing. At Indiana I am involved with both the Serve IT Clinic through the School of Informatics and Computing and with my sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha. Both of these organizations have provided me with leadership experience and networking skills. I am excited for what this semester will teach me while working with all of the I101 students!

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Jared Herbert


Hello! My name is Jared Herbert, and I am currently a junior majoring in Informatics with a minor/cognate in business. I grew up in Carmel, Indiana and I have always enjoyed both technology and business. In addition to being an UI, I'm involved with other organizations on campus such as the Professional Business Fraternity: Alpha Kappa Psi, and Serve IT. I am excited for the opportunity to teach I101 this semester, and can't wait to see what it will bring

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Caitlin James


Hi everyone! My name is Caitlin James and I am a Junior majoring in Informatics with minors in Business, Entrepreneurship and IT. This will be my third semester of being an UI for I-101. I am also involved in Serve IT and I am an ambassador for the School of Informatics and Computing. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have this semester, I am happy to help!

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Jeff Lenz


Hi, my name is Jeff Lenz and I am a junior from Valparaiso, Indiana. I am an Informatics major with a Security cognate. I am in the Serve IT Community Clinic, SoIC student ambassador and SoIC Career Services peer advisor. I enjoy listening to music, golfing, playing soccer and playing basketball. If you ever have any questions about anything feel free to email the i101 lab email with my section number and I look forward to the semester!

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Alex Li


Hi, my name is Alex Li, and I am a sophomore at majoring in computer science. I am from Greenwood, IN. This is my first semester in Serve IT and I am on the Batchelor Middle School Team. My friends that have done Serve IT have all told me that this is a great organization to be a part of. After doing more research about Serve IT, which is a clinic that helps local nonprofit organizations I immediately became interest with it. After that, I applied and was accepted and I am so happy to be a part of this organization.

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Alejandro Malagon


Hey everyone! My name is Alejandro Malagon and I am a junior majoring in Information and Process Management, Economic Consulting, and International Business at Kelley. I picked up Informatics and French as my two minors, thus why I am here as a second-semester UI. I am a gamer and during my free time, I do play PC games for fun and sometimes competitively. Hopefully, I can help you have an enjoyable semester in I101. So if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am more than willing to help you!

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Matt Meagher


I'm a senior majoring in informatics with a business cognate and minoring in business and telecommunications. Originally I am from Indianapolis and have always loved IU. After school I want to get a job in consulting and later get my masters of science in information systems. I'm looking forward to working with everyone.

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Rhiannon Miller


Hi my name is Rhiannon Miller and this is my first year as an instructor for I101. I am a junior with dual majors in Informatics and Theater with a minor in Cognitive Science. In addition to teaching I also work for the IU Theater as an electrician and lighting designer. I am originally from Carmel, IN but would love to live all over the country once I graduate.

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Sean Milligan


I am currently a senior majoring in Information & Process Management through the Kelley School of Business and minoring in Informatics. I grew up in a southwest suburb of Chicago and went to school in Chicago, so my move to Bloomington was a big change. However, I have grown close to this school, and my passion for the basketball program has grown even more. I write articles on the Hoosiers for a sports website. Also, this past summer I interned in the US IT Department of McDonald's Corporation in Oak Brook, IL. So, if you ever want to talk sports or career path options, please contact me!

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Katie Paugh


BIO coming soon!

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Rachel Shinn


My name is Rachel Shinn and I'm a junior majoring in Informatics with a minor in Business. I love working out, dancing, and reading mystery/thriller novels. I go to the Pet Store about every three weeks because I miss my own dog. I love teaching I101 and the Informatics program. I'm a Student Ambassador and the VP of Career Development for the ICSA. I also tutor for IU Athletics. If you have any questions, just ask!

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Mike Sorg


Hi, my name is Mike Sorg and I am a sophomore from Ossian, Indiana. I am an Informatics major with a Security cognate as well as a minor in Economics. I enjoy watching movies, eating, and playing basketball. If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me. I'm looking forward to this semester!

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Clay Taylor


Hi everyone! My name is Clay Taylor and I am currently a junior pursuing a degree in Computer Science with a specialization in programming languages. I am involved with many organizations on campus such as CSF, IUSF, and Computer Science club. In my free time, I enjoy volunteering, hanging out with friends, playing basketball, and of course watching IU BASKETBALL! I'm excited to work with you all this semester!

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Staci Thompson


My name is Staci Thompson. I am a Junior with an Informatics Major, Telecommunications cognate and minor. I am really looking forward to being an Instructor this semester! If you have any questions feel free to contact me!!

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Taylor Weatherly


My name is Taylor Weatherly and I am a Junior majoring in Computer Science with a specialization programming languages and minors in Informatics and Psychology. Besides being a UI for I101 I am a peer tutor for one computer science class and tutor supervisor for another, plus I am a Serve IT intern this semester as well. If you ever have any questions about classes, SoIC, or anything else feel free to talk to me.

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Undergraduate Mentors

Megan Anderson | Zach Auerbach | Madison Borgmann | Skylar Calvert | Leslie Huang | Danny Huggins | Andrew Jones | Christian Koerner | Lacey Krum | Ali Schitter | Chelsea Sorg | Shelby Stephens | Zihao (Ted) Tan | Tyler Wojcik |

Megan


Hi! My name is Megan Anderson. I'm a junior from Plainfield, IN, and I'm majoring in Computer Science with minors in Informatics and Psychology. I also play piccolo in the Marching Hundred, which is a lot of fun! In whatever spare time I have, I enjoy cooking, drawing, and gaming.

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Zach Auerbach


BIO coming soon!

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Madison Borgmann


Hey everyone. My name is Madison Borgmann. I am currently a sophomore majoring in Journalism with an Informatics certificate. Besides being a student I work as a page designer for the Indiana Daily Student. I was an I101 student last semester and am looking forward to helping others this year.

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Skylar Calvert


I am from a small town in Eastern-Indiana, Cambridge City. I am currently in my second year at Indiana University. I am a cat person and I enjoy attending live concerts.

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Leslie Huang


Hi, I'm Leslie Huang. I'm in Informatics major, public financial management and management minor in SPEA. This is my 4th year in IU. As an UM of I101, I hope I can help you with this class!

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Daniel Huggins


I am a senior majoring in Informatics and Telecommunications with a minor in Music. I play guitar, drums and bass guitar and I play in several bands in the Bloomington area. I am originally from Bloomington and I plan to move to Chicago, if not London, after graduating to pursue a career in entertainment production or technology.

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Andrew Jones


Hi, my name is Andrew Jones and I am a sophomore majoring in Informatics with a cognate in telecommunications. I'm from Carmel, IN and attended North Central High School. In my free time, I enjoy playing basketball and hanging out with friends. This is my first semester as an Undergraduate Mentor for I101 and I am looking forward to helping with any questions. If you need anything, feel free to contact me and I'm looking forward to a great semester!

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Christian Koerner


Hello, my name is Christian Koerner. I am from Effingham, IL. You may have seen the big white cross along the interstate in my town. It is about an hour West of Terre Haute, IN. I am currently a Junior majoring in Informatics and minoring in Business and Marketing. I look forward to working with I101 students. I think it will be a great semester

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Lacey Krum


BIO coming soon!

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Ali Schitter


Hello everyone, my name is Ali Schitter. I am from Jasper, Indiana. I am a sophomore majoring in Informatics with a Business cognate and minor. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with friends and family, listening to music, and playing tennis. This is my first semester as an undergraduate mentor and I am looking forward to it!

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Chelsea Sorg


Hey everyone! My name is Chelsea Sorg, and I'm a sophomore studying informatics. I'm originally from Ossian, Indiana. Since moving to IU I've become involved in WIUX student radio, and I love taking part in Hoosier traditions (especially basketball games!). I'm looking forward to this semester helping with i101. Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

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Shelby Stephens


My name is Shelby Stephens and I'm from a small town called Bruceville, Indiana. I am a Sophomore majoring in Informatics with a minor in Human-Centered Computing. I enjoy watching Netflix and cheering on the IU basketball team. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!

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Zihao (Ted) Tan


BIO coming soon!

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Tyler Wojcik


BIO coming soon!

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