College Application Tips from the iSchool

iSchool Application Tips for High School Students

I know this time of year is so hectic and stressful when it comes to finalizing those college applications. You have a lot on your mind: Where should I visit? Is my college essay good enough? Did I miss a deadline? Did I get all my letters of recommendation in? What should I say in … Continued


Sean Keeley

Sean Keeley ’00 – A Career in Blogging

Do you bleed orange? Are you more likely to be found on the Syracuse sidelines cheering than anywhere else on campus? Even if you’re not an SU sports superfan, you’ve probably heard of “Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician,” the blog covering all things Syracuse sports related. The creator of the blog, Syracuse alum Sean … Continued



Digital Humanities at Syracuse University

Exploring the Digital Humanities

When I came to the iSchool, I didn’t know what to expect. I knew that when I got here I’d probably have to step outside of my comfort zone. My original plan was to become a college professor of English. I had already completed my M.A. in English toward that end. I taught college foundations … Continued


Sharmin takes a picture with her colleagues at Morgan Stanley.

More Than Just an Intern

This past summer I had a wonderful opportunity to intern at Morgan Stanley in their operations department. I learned about investment banking, the world’s economy, foreign exchange and capital markets. Overall, I learned that I could excel in my position and gain an expertise in a field that I was unfamiliar with. I am a … Continued


The Panelists at the iSGO Presents a Symposium: Women in Information Management.

Women in Information Management Symposium Makes an Impact

The iSchool Graduate Student Organization’s Executive Board recently put on one of the largest collaborative events in recent years. Funded by GSO and in conjunction with the It Girls retreat, iSGO worked with WiTec, Nahni Kali, ACM, and LISSA to put on the first “Women in Information Management” Symposium. Ten minutes before 5:00 on October … Continued


Liverpool Public Library. Photo source: Liverpool Public Library Facebook Page

Library Friday: Visiting Liverpool Public Library

I met Colin Welch, a 2014 graduate of SU’s Library and Information Science Master’s program, at NYLA. When I heard about all of the innovative programming being offered at Liverpool Public Library, I knew it had to be my next Library Friday stop. Colin is a part time reference librarian at Liverpool Public Library (LPL). … Continued


International Student Experience at the iSchool. iSchool Student Prasanna leads a VR demonstration.

The International Student Experience at the iSchool

In February 2015, I was going through my emails one morning (as I usually do), when I was greeted with the best news wrapped in beautiful words Syracuse University’s iSchool: my admission! I still remember and cherish the excitement and joy I felt. During my first year journey at SU, I always felt connected with … Continued


The Importance of Women in Tech. Image source: http://techdiversitymagazine.org/

The Importance of Women in STEM

“Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but only 29% of the science and engineering workforce… (compared to men in the field) there are relatively low shares in engineering (15%) and computer and mathematical sciences (25%).”- National Girls Collaborative Project The lack of female representation in the IT industry and STEM Fields is … Continued


Allison Leung Graphic - DDOS attack on Dyn and IoT

Why You Should Care About DDOS Attacks

The attack On Friday October 21st, as people tried to watch Netflix or listen to Spotify they both suddenly stopped working. This “internet doomsday” happened because of a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on Dyn. Dyn is a huge DNS company that provides IP addresses to URLs, disrupting numerous websites like Netflix, Spotify, and … Continued