LIS Program Accreditation: Entire iSchool Village Involved

As many at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) have discovered over the past two years, it takes a village–and a whole lot of computer file space–to undertake and complete the American Library Association (ALA)’s accreditation process. I recently got to be part of that by serving as proofreader and editor for the self-study document. … Continued

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8 Tips to Maximize Your Online Image and LinkedIn Brand

Facebook. Twitter. Snapchat. Instagram. These are popular social media platforms for college students to communicate with their peers and to be part of the world online. But one of the most effective ways to build a brand is also one that college students may not automatically think about: LinkedIn. The platform is a very effective … Continued

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Social Media’s Role in Tonight’s GOP Debate – and Politics

(Editor’s Note: This post was written by Dr. Jennifer-Stromer-Galley, an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. Jenny has been studying “social media” since before it was called social media. She is an expert on human interaction through digital media, and has written extensively about political institutions’ uses of the Internet for … Continued


DoodleBook: A New Tool for Digital Learning

  Over the past year, Dr. Jun Wang, research assistant professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University; his research partner, Felice Frankel, a research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); a team of students from across Syracuse University; and me, serving as a project research assistant, worked to create a new … Continued

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Sarah Bratt G’14: Brain Data, Summer Research, and Internships

(Editor’s Note: This post was written by Sarah Bratt, a recent graduate of the master’s degree program in Library and Information Science at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. She’s now working at the SU M.I.N.D. lab.)  P.S. – If you’re interested in the lab, there’s an open event on Thursday, July 9 from 9 … Continued

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Students Pitching Ideas at Sandbox Demo Day June 26

(Editor’s Note: This post was composed by Sara Moses,a freelance Marketing and Communications Strategist who assists John Liddy at the Student Sandbox with social media and marketing duties. Sara is a graduate of Boston College, where she studied Communications. With over 10 years of marketing and communications experience, she has held positions as an account manager … Continued

EntreTechNYC – Showing Me My Attainable Reality

(Editor’s Note: This blog post is written by Yvenique Lovinsky, a senior student and dual major at Syracuse University (information management and technology at the iSchool; marketing at the Whitman School of Management).   Raised to think about other careers, she describes how her trip on the entrepreneurship immersion #EntreTechNYC let her come face-to-face with the … Continued

Working Through Networking Anxiety at EntreTechNYC

(Editor’s Note: Henry Hokura wrote this post to reflect his experiences and learning while on #EntreTechNYC, a one-week, intensive immersion course and startup roadtrip in New York. Henry is a student at the iSchool at Syracuse, working toward a BS in Information Management Technology. Henry notes how Syracuse has a unique curriculum called “Scholarship in … Continued

Finding Dialogue and Career Support at EntreTechNYC

(Editor’s Note: For the past several days, students participating in the immersion course, #EntreTechNYC, have been composing blog posts reflecting their experiences. Anna Leach is today’s blogger. She’s a dual major in the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications | School of Information Studies. She’s studying Newspaper/Online Journalism  and Information Management & Technology. She’s web editor for the Syracuse … Continued