Stories

Renate Chancellor and PhD Student Shannon Crooks Win Research Grant

iSchool Associate Professor Renate Chancellor has been selected to receive the RUSA Gail Schlachter Memorial Research Grant. The goal of the grant is to connect people to resources, information services and collections.

Renate Chancellor and PhD Student Shannon Crooks Win Research Grant2024-04-17T15:32:49-04:00

iSchool Professor Honored With Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Jian Qin has been selected for the university's Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award. Qin says there is “never a shortage for inspiration” in her work with students.

iSchool Professor Honored With Faculty Excellence Award2024-04-11T11:05:59-04:00

Librarian Shares How Aptitude Test Changed Her Career Path

Heather Crane G’23 is an open education librarian at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida. She graduated from Syracuse’s iSchool in December with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

Librarian Shares How Aptitude Test Changed Her Career Path2024-03-12T15:27:45-04:00

iSchool’s Joon Park Honored With Meredith Professorship

iSchool Professor Joon Park has been selected as a Meredith Professor. He was selected based on his excellent teaching, which focuses on higher education and information security.

iSchool’s Joon Park Honored With Meredith Professorship2024-04-11T14:07:17-04:00

MLIS Student Dreams of Leading Libraries in Vietnam

Hung Phung G’25 is working to earn a Master of Library and Information Science degree. He wants to become a leader in Vietnam in the field of community libraries.

MLIS Student Dreams of Leading Libraries in Vietnam2024-03-28T11:54:55-04:00

Professor Educating Voters About Election-Season Misinformation

Jennifer Stromer-Galley, a professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs at the iSchool, studies the impacts of digital technology, social media and misinformation in today’s political world.

Professor Educating Voters About Election-Season Misinformation2024-04-09T12:55:47-04:00

LIS Alum Introduced the Concept of Integrating Computers Into Libraries

Jean Armour Polly '75, a graduate of the Library and Information Science program, coined the phrase 'surfing the internet' and introduced the concept of integrating computers into libraries in the early 1980s.

LIS Alum Introduced the Concept of Integrating Computers Into Libraries2024-04-05T14:44:37-04:00

Need a Better Headshot? iSchool Alum’s AI Tool Can Help

Keegan Slattery ‘13 is the co-founder of Bettershot.ai, an artificial intelligence tool that generates better-looking headshots. For $29, you can get up to 120 headshots within three hours.

Need a Better Headshot? iSchool Alum’s AI Tool Can Help2024-03-25T15:43:04-04:00