Meet the Graduate Assistants: Rachel Nelson

Today, we continue with yet another pair of posts for Meet the Graduate Assistants Spring 2023 for the iSchool Help Desk! Our first Help-Desker of the day is Rachel Nelson! We quizzed Rachel on her post-grad career goals, favourite card game, and more.

Rachel Nelson

Rachel, a woman with short blonde hair, sits at a restaurant table.

Rachel is a Champaign, Illinois native, who likes her hometown for its big city/small town feel. Rachel is a second-semester student at the iSchool, interested in going into archive or metadata curation and/or museums post-graduation.

  • What is your favorite part about working at the Help Desk?
    • Co-workers and the environment
  • What is your favorite board/video game?
    • Coup
  • If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
    • London, Edinburgh or Italy
Downtown Edinburgh. Photo credit: John Mueller, Flickr.
Downtown Edinburgh. Photo credit: John Mueller, Flickr.
  • Where’s your favorite spot to hang out on campus/CU?
    • The Literary (in downtown Champaign)
  • If given the opportunity, what book would you choose to reread again for the first time?
  • What would your superhero superpower be?
    • Know every language
  • What technology are you *really* most interested in for teaching/learning?
    • Notion (Collaborative tool)
  • If you were an animal, what would you be?
    • Otter
An otter wearing a sun hat.
  • Who would (or would you want to) play you in a movie about your life?
    • Emma D’Acry

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