7 Questions with Rachel Ivy Clarke

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Rachel Ivy Clarke

A warm Orange welcome to Rachel Ivy Clarke! She is the new Library and Information Science (LIS) professor at SU’s iSchool and former cataloging librarian at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM). In her exchanges with students at FIDM, Professor Clarke discovered that creative people have a different way of researching information that they … 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

Vision students at their Pop Up event.

A Vision for Cross-Campus Collaboration at Syracuse University

So this is my second post for InfoSpace, and it is awesome to be asked to write for a second time. Today, I get to talk about a concept that will help to shape a stronger Syracuse University, and where ideas are turned into reality: cross-campus collaboration. Why Cross-Campus Collaboration? In the real world, individuals with same skill sets … 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

Hack Upstate v3.0 – Less Than Two Weeks Away

We’re less than two weeks away from Hack Upstate Spring v3.0 – April 5th & 6th! The third installment of the semiannual 24-hour hackathon will take place at Syracuse’s Technology Garden. The event is FREE; you can sign up here. Hack Upstate is an opportunity for talented developers, engineers, designers, innovators and problems solvers from … Continued


Everything You Need to Know About Emerging Talk

  The startup scene in Syracuse is thriving. Syracuse’s IDEA Student Sandbox  was named one of the top ten college incubators in the country. The program provides student startups with a place to work, along with mentors to help students develop their ideas into fully grown businesses. Startups, including Grafighters and Craftistas, are graduates of the program.  Another element of … Continued


You are invited! Design & Technology Open House Hosted by CommonGround

CommonGround is a collaboration between the iSchool and the VPA, exploring intersections between information, technology, art and design.  On December 8th at 11:30am in the iSchool’s Innovation Studio (Hinds 011), we will be showcasing collaborative design and technology projects by faculty and students. You are invited! Celebrating the Common Ground Collective Since 2009, the iSchool … Continued


Video Update, Week 10: Professor Scott Nicholson at MIT

In this week’s update, Professor Scott Nicholson is in Singapore where he is experiencing the food, culture and of course, board games! After eating some famous Chili Crab, he visits the MIT Gambit Lab to meet some of the participants there and learn about their projects. He also takes us to the Singapore Flyer, a Ferris wheel even larger than the London Eye, so we can see the views of the entire city. Nicholson continues his travels in Asia and visits Kuala Lumpur to give a talk, and then is back in Singapore to speak at a conference.