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Sherri A. Taylor teaches graphic design in the Visual and Interactive Communications Department of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. She is the director of the Empire State School Press Association for New York schools and directs the School Press Institute, a summer journalism workshop for scholastic journalists. She was formerly an award-winning publications adviser and journalism teacher in Irving, Texas. She was inducted into the Scholastic Journalism Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma and received the Gold Key award from the Colombia Scholastic Press Association and the Pioneer Award from the National Scholastic Press Association. She has judged Gold Crown and Pacemaker awards for high school publications and has been a judge for the Society of News Design’s international competition. At Syracuse, she is the adviser to an award-winning yearly magazine, MPJ. In addition to teaching, she has adviser students on two book projects. The first, Eyes on the World (2006), is based on 15 years of documentary photography from the Alexia Foundation for World Peace and Cultural Understanding, and the second, Life Going on 9/11/02, was produced by the Eddie Adams Barnstorm Workshop.