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


SBinSV at tilt

Have You Applied to Attend ‘Spring Break in Silicon Valley’ Yet?

Last Spring Break, I was on the immersion-course trip, Spring Break in Silicon Valley (or SBinSV), a once-in-a-lifetime experience specially designed for Syracuse University students. Now the iSchool is accepting applications for the next Spring Break in Silicon Valley, to take place in 2016 (Apply Here). During my time on SBinSV, we visited companies like Twitter, Dropbox, … Continued


SBinSV AirBNB

SBinSV: Immersion May Be ‘Spring Break of A Lifetime’

It may come as a shock to some of you, but I in fact am not an iSchool student. Crazy considering how many iSchool sponsored events I’ve lectured at and programs I’ve experienced, right? Despite not being an iSchool student, I’ve always considered Hinds Hall one of my homes on the Syracuse campus, and have never … Continued


MLB challenge featured

Join the 6th Annual MLB College Challenge on Nov 12 + 13

Hey everyone! It’s that time again for the 6th— yes, SIXTH — annual MLB College Challenge. This collaboration between Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) and the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) is a chance for students to get hands-on experience prototype and mocking ideas and products in a hack-a-thon setting. (Note: the … Continued


Digital Storytelling – The SXSW Interactive 2015 Full Report

With a little time to cool off from Austin, I am bringing you a comprehensive report of SXSW Interactive 2015. During this year’s conference, storytelling was adapted to the digital age, and new technologies enhanced and challenged how we view our evolving society. This recap gives an overview of the major themes, Austin lingo, standout … Continued