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10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.2: Gilded Social and Scott Friedberg ’14

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: This week I traveled to a quaint office in Downtown Syracuse to talk to Scott Friedberg to learn about all his… Read the full article…


Innovate Ireland is Full of Superheroes

Superheroes are known as a fantasy and a dream every kid has at one point or another. But what if the idea of superheroes blended into your job? During our Innovate Ireland Immersion Trip, we visited an online retailer that specializes in products based on customer research and location, Jet.com . We met with the… Read the full article…


10 Years of IDS Podcast, Ep.1: BrandYourself and Patrick Ambron ’09

Editor’s Note: In honor of 10 years of the IDS program at the iSchool, Alexandra Archambault will be leading you through a 10-episode podcast series. Each episode highlights a different successful startup company from the program.  Alexandra: Today we’re featuring Patrick Ambron of BrandYourself. BrandYourself was founded in 2009 in the Syracuse Student Sandbox. Today, the company… Read the full article…



Rob Harris on the Importance of Learning

“It’s all about the learning. It’s all about the learning. It’s all about the learning. Money will follow, but for now – it’s all about the learning.” When Rob Harris ’77 G’79 visited Syracuse University in October, he was continuously impressed by the holistic education students receive here. His advice to students throughout the visit… Read the full article…



Diversity, Inclusion & Bias in Artificial Intelligence

On Friday, November 2nd, Newhouse hosted a panel called Artificial Intelligence & Journalism: Consequences and Opportunities in Emerging Tech. The panelists discussed how artificial intelligence (AI) is moving the technology industry to media organizations. This is seen in the launch of magazine chatbots and daily news organizations use of AI to automate articles. As an… Read the full article…


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…


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…


Diversity Starts With Me

Editor’s note: in this piece, Anna reflects on her 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! “Diversity is like being asked to a party, but being inclusive is like… Read the full article…