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5/27/2020

DMD Solidarity Statement

In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist. - ANGELA Y. DAVIS

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5/3/2020

Faculty member Sue Huang featured in Creative Capital’s On Our Radar 2020

The project Freshkills in Eight Movements, by faculty member Sue Huang and collaborator Brian House, is featured in Creative Capital’s On Our Radar 2020. On Our Radar 2020 features noteworthy projects in all disciplines that advanced to the final round in the competitive selection process for the Creative Capital Award. 
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4/27/2020

UConn Digital Media & Design Celebrates Graduating Seniors with Online Exhibition & Screening Premiere

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4/22/2020

(Via UConn Today) Adjusting to Pandemic Reality, 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition at Benton Museum Moves Online

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4/21/2020

(Via The Daily Campus) Research Spotlight: Pushing the boundaries of digital media with UConn’s DX Lab

Faculty in the University of Connecticut’s Digital Media and Design program have come together to collaborate on the Digital Experience (DX) Lab.

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4/3/2020

(Via The Daily Campus) UConn Gaming Club Brings Gamers Together

UConn Gaming Club (UCGC) manages to stay connected with its 1,200 members and host online events despite students remaining at home for the rest of the semester. 
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3/2/2020

(Via UConn Today) Social Media Analytics to Break Through the Political Noise

In the 2016 elections, a vast majority of traditional polls had predicted Hillary Clinton would be the winner. When Donald Trump won, many in the nation were stunned. While standard polling missed the mark, social media data had accurately predicted Trump’s victory.
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12/11/2019

(Via UConn Today) Projecting a New Image for Films and Animations at The Bushnell

Fifteen films and animations created by UConn students were featured at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
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11/17/2019

UConn Digital Media & Design Work Honored with Creative Awards

DMD student work won CT Art Directors Club awards and the international Telly Awards
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10/20/2019

DMD Student Animators - Winning Hearts and Awards


UConn Digital Media & Design students receive awards for short films
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9/3/2019

Announcing The Colony

Wondering what those ants on Bishop are all about? In DMD, we've been busy over the past three years making ant-inspired art! We’re now excited to invite you to the world premiere of the ant-inspired, art-science performance The Colony the weekend of September 6-8 at the Studio Theatre at UConn Storrs.
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6/15/2019

2019 BFA in Digital Media & Design Senior Thesis Exhibition, Storrs

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3/24/2019

Annual Awards Ceremony Scholars

On March 26th, UConn honored its Babbidge and New England Scholars at the annual award ceremony. A Babbidge Scholar must keep a 4.0 GPA for the year, and a New England Scholar must keep a 3.7 GPA. We are incredibly proud that we DMD had 13 of the 15 (87%) School of Fine Arts Babbidge Scholars, and an additional 43 New England Scholars. 

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2/26/2019

STEM-Focused Summer Programs For Ambitious High School Students

This is an excerpt pulled from Forbes, mentioning the Pre-College summer program here at UConn.   
“For the technology-minded considering developing their own app to impress a future college, there are courses in Game Design, Programming, and Web Design.”
These three courses are taught by our awesome DMD faculty, Ken Thompson, Michael Vertefeuille, and Brian Daley!
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2/25/2019

Christie Spyder X80 used for UConn projection mapping

UConn students’ digital content projection mapped onto The Bushnell Performing Arts Center façade using Christie Spyder X80 processor
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2/22/2019

UConn DMD Faculty Member Sue Huang in Art and Activism Show at Franklin Street Works

UConn Digital Media & Design faculty member Sue Huang's archive of collaborative work as Knifeandfork with the artist Brian House is included in the show “Collective Action Archive: Redux" currently on view at Franklin Street Works. Exhibition Details: Click Here

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1/10/2019

UConn Today: Reviving Holocaust History Virtual Reality

UConn researchers are developing an immersive learning experience using virtual reality (VR) and game design to bring to life archival materials from the Nuremberg Trials.
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12/5/2018

UConn Today: Growing Connecticut’s Digital Media Pipeline

Under the direction of UConn DMD's Matthew Worwood, Heather Elliott-Famularo, and Michael Vertefeuille, Digital Media CT 2018, is working to address critical workforce development needs and respond to the film industry’s needs. 

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10/31/2018

AntU Celebrates The Legacy of a Lifetime of Collecting: The Carl & Marian Rettenmeyer Story

On October 28th, UConn celebrated the opening of our latest AntU exhibit "The Legacy of a Lifetime of Collecting: The Carl & Marian Rettenmeyer Story." 
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8/8/2018

Meet Department Head and Donna Krenicki Professor of Design & Digital Media, Heather Elliott-Famularo

Meet Department Head and Donna Krenicki Professor of Design & Digital Media, Heather Elliott-Famularo.
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7/9/2018

Colombian Artist Rafael Gomezbarros Visits Prototype of the AntU Interactive Exhibit

On June 7th, DMD welcomed Colombian artist Rafael Gomezbarros to view the prototype of the AntU interactive exhibit that DMD students helped develop this year in Anna Lindemann and Michael Toomey’s “AntU Traveling Exhibit Development” course. 
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5/30/2018

Class of 2032 – Schooling for a Digital Culture

Class of 2032 is a crowdsourcing and documentary project that engages educators, students, and parents in a conversation about the future school experience. 
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5/19/2018

Henry Stein of “Mild Monk”

UConn DMD’s 2D animation & film students, Henry Stein (’18) shared his experience performing with his band “Mild Monk” at the WHUS Spring Fling. 
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4/10/2018

UConn Film Club presents the 2018 Short Film Exhibition

UConn Film Club presents the 2018 Short Film Exhibition at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry on April 27th from 9pm to 11pm and Saturday, April 28th from 7pm to 9pm.
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3/21/2018

Congratulations DMD Storrs Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations DMD Storrs Scholarship Recipients!
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3/8/2018

2018-19 Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant given to the Museums and Civic Discourse Project

The project “Museums and Civic Discourse: History, Current Practice, and Future Prospects” has received a 2018-19 Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant from the Whiting Foundation’s Humanities Program, which supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. 
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