School of Information Studies

May 29, 2016 - 2:14pm
Although underrepresented in many science and technology fields, undergraduate SU women are stopping at nothing.

When asked about the challenges for female students in science and technology fields, Sharon Alestalo is quick to mention "molehills" of disadvantages.

The program director for Syracuse University's WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) said researcher Virginia Valian accurately described how women find it difficult to break into male-dominated fields.  

November 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
Consulting firm Bain & Company highlighted the topic in a diagnostic report for SU in April.

When Syracuse University named Kelly Lux its first online community manager in 2010, Lux understood the expectations that came with the new position.

SU officials wanted her to start and build an online community with students and alumni through Twitter and Facebook. During her time in the position, her frequent activity on these channels led to an impressive growth of followers on SU’s social media platforms.

April 20, 2012 - 10:06am
Speakers discussed how Twitter allows people to make connections during the first #140cuse conference in the Schine Student Center.

Students, professionals and social media junkies gathered in the Schine Underground on Thursday to listen, learn and network with one another about the power of social media at Syracuse University's first #140cuse conference.

December 12, 2011 - 7:45pm
More than 70 students, from across nearly every SU school, gathered at the iSchool for the second annual College Challenge.

It was 9 p.m. when sophomore Max Greenberg gathered with the rest of his group, Team Winston, in one of the computer labs in the School of Information Studies’ (iSchool) basement.

Greenberg, who studies information management and technology, thought the problem his challenge group needed to solve was what to do about the slow nature of a baseball game.