Bringing Broadband Internet to Public Housing with WiTec

Kevin Bornatsch is second-year grad student from Cologne, Germany. He is getting his MS in Information Management and Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Information Security Management. He is a part of the iSchool student group WiTec (Worldwide Innovation and Technology) team and sat down with me to discuss what is happening in their organization.  So what … Continued

Join the InfoSpace blogging team!

Join our team! InfoSpace Interest Meeting on Feb. 3

Are you interested in blogging for the iSchool? Or designing graphics to go along with those blogs? Come to the InfoSpace Interest Meeting meet the editor and learn how you can become a part of the InfoSpace Team! Join Us on Friday, February 3rd from 2:00pm-3:00 pm in the ICEbox Hosted by InfoSpace Student Editor … Continued

Top 10 InfoSpace Blogs of 2016

Top 10 InfoSpace Blogs of 2016

We’ve put together a list of the best blogs from InfoSpace in 2016! Did your favorite blog make the list? #10 – From Kitchen to 6k Instagram Followers: How the iSchool Helped Build My Passion into a Career At the iSchool we love when students combine their knowledge in tech with whatever they’re passionate about. Read … Continued

What's happening in NEXIS?

What’s Happening at NEXIS?

This semester, the NEXIS (New Explorations in Information and Science) students worked on creating new and innovative ideas to present to the NEXIS lab. We asked them what inspired them to make their projects and what it took to get them there. Here are just some of the amazing projects that were produced thanks to … 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

Inclusive System Design with Prof. Murali Venkatesh

Inclusive System Design with Prof. Murali Venkatesh

Editor’s note: Professor Murali Venkatesh brought his expertise to introduce inclusive system design to the Syracuse University iSchool in an October webinar. Read Prof. Venkatesh’s answers below to learn more about this topic. What do all professionals need to know about inclusive system design? I’d recommend that IT professionals, especially those just entering the profession, reflect on the ideals … Continued