Syracuse University iSchool Library Science Road Trip to Boston

Library Science Road Trip: Boston

This semester, the iSchool offered MS in Library and Information Science students the opportunity to travel to Boston for a whirlwind two-day trip full of library tours and networking with alums. It was a fulfilling experience that allowed us to think critically about the field and our future roles as librarians. Day 1 UMass Medical Library … Continued

Syracuse University D.C. Immersion. "Cherry Blossoms at the Jefferson memorial" photo courtesy of Michael Foley (

D.C. Immersion Week: Spring Break

As Syracuse University students, we have amazing opportunities and experiences available at the tips of our fingers. More specifically as iSchool students, we all know about road trips, AsiaTech and EuroTech, and Spring Break in Silicon Valley. But have you ever thought about the D.C. Immersion Week? What is the D.C. Immersion Week? Since 2012, … Continued

Spring Break in Silicon Valley 2017 - The Syracuse University iSchool

Spring Break in Silicon Valley: Where Brain Power Meets Passion

Spring Break in Silicon Valley (SBinSV) is a week-long immersion trip hosted by the iSchool every spring. This immersion trip is a three-credit course with an emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship, and real-world exposure to different industries. After a competitive application process, 19 students – ranging from sophomores to graduate students, and with majors from information management … Continued


Study Abroad: Calling all iSchool Students

I hate to admit it but I’m one of those students. The ones who come back from a semester overseas and casually, but smugly, wear their elephant pants from Thailand while complaining about the lack of seasoning in American food. Yes, I’m recently back and better than ever from a semester abroad in Singapore. And no, … Continued

Rochester Road Trip Reflection

The Rochester Road Trip

As a new IUT iSchool student, I had no idea what to expect when going on a road trip. I decided to sign up for the Rochester “Hometown” road trip to see for myself. At first, I was nervous and unsure about what to expect, but now I want to go on more trips with … Continued

Students on the EntreTechNYC 2016 trip. Photo by Ross Nadel '17.

EntreTech NYC 2016: Grit, Passion, Transparency, and More

Back in May, a group of students embarked on the iSchool’s annual EntreTech NYC Trip, one of many iSchool Trips where students can learn by going into the field. There, they made 19 visits (scroll to the bottom to see the complete list of those who hosted!), networked with iSchool alumni, and got to take an inside look at … Continued

The Syracuse University iSchool's 2016 NECCDC Team

Hacking, Defending, and a Gala: 3 Days at NECCDC 2016

After months of practice in preparation for the big competition, the Syracuse University National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, as a subset of the Information Security Club, was finally ready for the Northeast CCDC (NECCDC). Consisting of students from the School of Information Studies and the School of Engineering & Computer Science, the team members … Continued

The iSchoolers on the Buffalo Sports Road Trip in early 2016.

Finding Career Clarity on the Buffalo Sports Road Trip

Road Trips are one of the most special things the iSchool does here at Syracuse. While we do have classes in Database Management Systems and Organizational Systems (two courses that apply directly to the financial and consulting world), it wasn’t until I visited companies on a road trip that I could fully comprehend and see … Continued

EntreTech 2015

How a Finance Major Falls in Love with the iSchool

This is my first blog post for Information Space and I am pretty hyped to have the opportunity to talk about how, as a finance and advertising major, I fell in love with the iSchool (School of Information Studies). My name is Dylan Gans, I’m a sophomore, and I came into Syracuse University as a Whitman … Continued