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February 17, 2014 - 5:38pm
The iSchool's NEXIS lab highlighted emerging technologies, including Google Glass, a virtual reality headset and even three-dimensional models.

Many of today's college students likely first experienced 3-D at a young age – whether it was at a movie theater with flimsy paper glasses or even a realistic 3-D attraction at a theme park like Disney World. Years later, 3-D technology is among the most talked about emerging technologies. And for students at Syracuse University, it is readily available on campus.

February 5, 2014 - 5:02am
Alexis Ohanian entertained and imparted entrepreneurial advice Tuesday to students, faculty and community members at the iSchool talk.

A crowd of more than 200 people gathered Tuesday in the Syracuse University Sheraton to hear Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian speak about Internet entrepreneurship.

From the moment Ohanian opened his mouth, the audience erupted in laughter.

“I’ve already gotten this thing off to, I think, a pretty good start,” he said. “Now I should talk about mascots.”

Ohanian is known for drawing cute mascots for every startup he helps create. Syracuse University’s mascot Otto the Orange attended the event.

December 17, 2013 - 12:21pm
The iSchool's Second Annual SU App Challenge on Dec. 5 featured three new applications created by university students to make life easier on campus.

Twenty-five teams competed for best app title and other prizes at the iSchool's Second Annual SU App Challenge on Dec. 5. Teams were judged on the apps innovation, integrity and impact.

 

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January 28, 2013 - 12:44pm
The iSchool hosts its third Global Game Jam, fostering creativity and innovative game design.

It was 5 p.m. EST on Friday evening meaning that Europe and Asia had already begun, the West Coast and Hawaii had a few more hours of anticipation, and the Syracuse section of the Global Game Jam was about to start. 

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 MLB.com 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.

October 29, 2009 - 12:35pm
The Windows Project features installations designed and created by artists in the SU community.

Students entering Hinds Hall now will notice a colorful change inside the classrooms and along the main hallway.  Wednesday, the iSchool unveiled eight new commissioned artworks as part of the Window’s Project, created by members of the Syracuse University community after months of preparation.