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Justin Hilgart ’16 – Dual Major Provides Path to Entrepreneurial Success

Syracuse University is well known for its flexibility with multi-interested students. For many, dual major programs are the initial stepping stone to a characteristically rich, well-rounded professional career. For 2016 graduate Justin Hilgart, the dual program between the Martin J. Whitman School of Management and the School of Information Studies provided the skills and opportunities… Read the full article…


BLISTS Celebrates 25 Years with “A BLISTSful Return”

Over 60 Syracuse University iSchool alumni, students, and friends gathered on Saturday, April 28 to celebrate the founding of BLISTS (Black and Latino Information Science and Technology Support) 25 years ago. A BLISTSful Return was really three events in one: A 25th birthday for BLISTS, an alumni reunion for BLISTS founders, e-Board members, and general… Read the full article…







Ellie Thiele ’12 – Journey from SU to Airbnb

If you’re a frequent traveler, chances are you have stayed in at least one property listed on Airbnb. Alumna Ellie Thiele returned to campus as part of the HINDSights program to share her “Syracuse to Airbnb” story with School of Information Studies students. Throughout the course of her visit, she met with a variety of… Read the full article…


Michael Librizzi ’05 on Being Patiently Passionate

“What’s the most entrepreneurial thing you’ve ever done?” For several weeks, students, professors, and staff from both the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management have been pondering this question. This prompt does not come out of the blue; it’s one of the leading questions Syracuse University alumnus Michael Librizzi… Read the full article…