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iSchool seniors Adam Bayer and Tyler Youngman have been recognized as 2020 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.
Since January, a group of iSchool students had worked closely with Hopeprint, a Syracuse-based non-profit organization, as part of their capstone class requirement.
Julia Haber '18 and Margot Lee '20, who both have minors from the iSchool, joined forces to create a Home From College, a place where students can find opportunities and inspiration.
We are recognizing the outstanding undergraduates who are receiving special awards for their academic and extracurricular contributions to the iSchool community and the University.
These outstanding master’s and doctoral students are receiving special awards for their academic and professional achievements and their contributions to the iSchool community.
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Let’s Talk About the Gorilla Channel for One More Day
New York Times | by Vivian Wang
"This is a bit more harmless, but it’s part of a larger challenge. It does raise questions for how we try to empower the public to better sort out what’s true from fiction," Professor Jennifer Stromer-Galley said of the gorilla channel meme.View Article
Four Perspectives on Bitcoinmania
American Banker | by Penny Crosman
“New York State financial regulators and the IRS say bitcoin is a digital commodity, so it’s a crypto commodity,” said Lee W. McKnight, associate professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. “It’s a store of value and a hedge in uncertain times. Look at the current political and climate and who’s president. There’s a lot of uncertainty and market hedging.”View Article
Mark Zuckerberg Built Facebook Into a Behemoth Whose Power he Underestimates
Los Angeles Times | by David Pierson
"[Facebook is] so good at being a business, but really bad at recognizing its role in society,” said Jennifer Stromer-Galley, an information studies professor at Syracuse University. “It is conceivable the company is so big and complex, there are dimensions and aspects of Facebook no one is paying attention to.”View Article
The Far Right is Struggling to Sustain Interest in its Social Media Platforms
Business Insider | by Maxwell Tani
Jeff Hemsley, a professor at Syracuse who's a coauthor of the book "Going Viral," said many social media followers were casual users and didn't want to bother moving to a new platform to follow just one or two people, adding that "network effects" boosted the popularity of platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.View Article
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