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It Girls Overnight Retreat Recap

Getting to volunteer at the It Girls Overnight Retreat has always been fun for me, especially after seeing how different it is since I was an It Girl my senior year of high school, way back in 2015. Coming into this year’s It Girls Retreat as a peer advisor really gave me a different perspective…. Read the full article…





Open Access Week

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could read any piece of scholarship for free? This isn’t an ad — it’s one of the driving thoughts behind open access, which is “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment,” according to SPARC, a… Read the full article…



Enterprise Data Systems Students Explore Ansible at AnsibleFest

In the course IST 651 – Scripting for Enterprise Data Systems, iSchool Professor Carlos Caicedo introduced us to system and network infrastructure automation concepts and a tool called Ansible. This was the first time we became familiar with Ansible and how powerful it can be for automating system and network configuration management tasks. During the… Read the full article…



Winding Down: Reflecting On My Library Internship

Looking Forward This internship, like taking courses, is a method of collecting tools and resources to better equip oneself for meeting the projects and tasks we may anticipate in our future both short term and long term. While many people have opportunity to swing a hammer for one reason or another, not everyone has opportunity… Read the full article…


Steering the Boat for the First Time

Editor’s note: in this piece, Alex reflects on his experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! Before getting started about the highlight of my Peak to Peak (P2P) experience, let me tell you about my… Read the full article…