Over two weeks this past July, the iSchool, in conjunction with SU’s Summer College, hosted its [...]
Library Science Internship in Costa Rica at the Monteverde Institute: A Multi-faceted Learning Opportunity
Library Science Internship in Costa Rica at the Monteverde Institute: A Multi-faceted Learning Opportunity Hosted by Laurie Kutner G'98 [...]
Krysta Gnidziejko discusses the Syracuse University D.C. Immersion Week
Jezrel Sabadquia spent his spring break in Silicon Valley with the iSchool, and revisited how it changed his life
The SBinSV crew spent several days in San Francisco visiting companies. Photo by Jackie Barr. http://storify.com/shaycolson/spring-break-in-silicon-valley-2013-day-4/ [...]
Thanks to Julie Walas and Professor Jeff Rubin, I was given the opportunity to shadow what ended up becoming a tremendous night at the iSchool. When the MLB.com College Challenge rolled around again this year, both Julie and Jeff realized that a change was needed. According to Julie, "We decided that iSchool students really function best in this high stress, Hack-a-Thon environment. It really allows for creativity and innovation and real teamwork and leadership." Thus, the Hack-a-Thon format of the event was born.
Over the years there has been a growing concern with the number of women involved in IT-related professions. Information technology and other STEM related fields are continuously progressing; yet there is a huge disparity in the number of women involved in these sectors. In November, I had the opportunity to work at The IT Girls Retreat, a program created by the iSchool to spark interest in IT for high school girls. The retreat was extremely successful and most certainly showed the public that girls really “Get IT” and should be exposed to what it really means to purse an education in information technology
“Immersion Experience Student Perspectives” is a series of blog posts by students who are currently participating or have recently participated in the Global Enterprise Technology (GET) Immersion Experience. These students provide unique insights into what it’s like to get hands on experience through full time employment in a technology-driven global work environment. For more information on the GET Immersion Experience please visit: http://get-immersion.syr.edu/. This guest post is written by GET Immersion Experience intern and University of Delaware student Kelsey Wolcott.
Over 100 student entrepreneurs gathered at the Syracuse Tech Garden on Wednesday for a talk that celebrated the flourishing spirit of business in Central New York
On Saturday the iSchool welcomed about 40 young girl scouts to a day long program we called "GIRLS ARE [...]