Not to brag, but I made my first book the other day. Two, actually. Along with fellow iSchooler Itza Carabajal, I recently completed a six-week Intro to Bookbinding course at the Austin Book Arts Center, funded by a scholarship opportunity I found through the iSchool Insider listserv. It’s been an enriching experience—I’m now planning to […]Read More
Students reflect on their experiences and discuss various topics in the information field.
Ever since the iSchool purchased four 3D printers last fall, I have been experimenting with and learning all about 3D printing. I’ve come across several really awesome ways in which people innovate with this technology, but one stood out to me as a really awesome project for a Christmas present (and also a really cool […]Read More
Okay just breathe, I remember telling myself as I walked to my car after orientation this time last year. I had just gotten through hearing a lot of things about the iSchool that I had not expected. Unfamiliar terms like metadata, UX, and Python were swirling around my head and as a history undergrad I […]Read More
Greetings to new iSchoolers, and welcome back returning students! It’s a new year and a new semester is about to begin. This time of year has many thinking about the goals they want to accomplish in the upcoming months. In this post I’d like to offer some encouragement and advice for your academic and professional […]Read More
Between playing with Print Shop Deluxe in elementary school, designing my own little website in middle school, and building Linux from scratch in high school, I’ve always been interested in technology—but college took me in a different direction as I became more interested in cultural studies and Arabic. While I kept up with consumer technology, […]Read More