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  • Election Night Live Social Media Analysis Election Night Live Social Media Analysis
    UConn DMD Election Night Live Social Media Analysis Tuesday, November 3 at 5:30pm Join us on Election night from 5:30pm-6:00pm EST for a live broadcast from the UConn SMACC (Social Media Analytics Command Center). Faculty and student researchers will discuss critical election issues, analyze real-time social media trends, and make some predictions. Watch it live […]
    Posted on October 30, 2020
  • (Via UConn Today) DMD Faculty Named in Multiple SCHARP Awards (Via UConn Today) DMD Faculty Named in Multiple SCHARP Awards
      Congratulations to the DMD faculty who have received UConn OVPR SCHARP awards! Professor Heejoo Kim (PI) was awarded $8,000 for “The Loom,” a collaboration with Co-PI’s Helene Kvale (Dramatics Arts), Tanju Ozdemir (DMD), and Simon Hutchinson (Univ. of New Haven). DMD professors, Tom Scheinfeldt and Greg Colati are Co-PI’s on a $50,000 Breakthrough Award […]
    Posted on October 19, 2020
  • DMD Student Creates Platform to Support Mental Wellness and Connection During Pandemic DMD Student Creates Platform to Support Mental Wellness and Connection During Pandemic
    DMD undergrad, Jamison Cote, was recognized by NBC Connecticut for creating an online platform where students can send and receive personalized encouraging videos during these tough times. Along with his classmate, Alex Kim, the two students set out to help their peers cope with the stressors of college life during a pandemic by creating a […]
    Posted on October 13, 2020
  • DMD Solidarity Statement DMD Solidarity Statement
      Statement of Solidarity from the UConn Digital Media & Design Department In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist. – ANGELA Y. DAVIS Dear students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends, We in the Department of Digital Media & Design feel the pain, sadness, and frustration caused by […]
    Posted on May 26, 2020
  • Faculty member Sue Huang featured in Creative Capital’s On Our Radar 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. During each award cycle, Creative Capital has the […]
    Posted on May 2, 2020
  • (Via The Daily Campus) UConn Gaming Club Brings Gamers Together (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. According to UCGC president, Digital Media & Design major Devyn Lowry (BA ’20), the club has hosted online community nights in an effort to keep members active and […]
    Posted on April 2, 2020
  • (Via UConn Today) Social Media Analytics to Break Through the Political Noise (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. A team of UConn faculty and students are using a social media analytics […]
    Posted on March 1, 2020
  • (Via UConn Today) Projecting a New Image for Films and Animations at The Bushnell (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. The UConn Film & Animation Showcase is a juried selection of works that is part of the event celebrating the premiere of the new projection installation […]
    Posted on December 10, 2019
  • UConn Digital Media & Design Work Honored with Creative Awards UConn Digital Media & Design Work Honored with Creative Awards
    UConn Digital Media & Design Work Honored with Creative Awards DMD student work won CT Art Directors Club awards and the international Telly Awards STAMFORD, Connecticut, October 22 – The UConn Digital Media & Design Department is proud to announce that several of our students and professors were recognized over the summer for their talent in the creative […]
    Posted on November 16, 2019
  • DMD Student Animators – Winning Hearts and Awards DMD Student Animators – Winning Hearts and Awards
    STORRS, Connecticut, October 13 – UConn Digital Media & Design’s 3D Animation and newly renamed Motion Design & Animation concentrations have always been brimming with talented and passionate student artists, but recently students have been making waves with their work all over the northeast. Several of our talented animators recently had their work juried into competitive festivals. Standing alongside filmmakers […]
    Posted on October 19, 2019
  • Announcing The Colony 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. The performance was conceived by DMD […]
    Posted on September 2, 2019
  • 2019 BFA in Digital Media & Design Senior Thesis Exhibition, Storrs 2019 BFA in Digital Media & Design Senior Thesis Exhibition, Storrs
    2019 marked the inaugural gallery exhibition for the 2019 senior class of Bachelor of Fine Arts Digital Media & Design students! This year we had a cohort of 21 talented students, 17 who have created a diverse body of senior projects – ranging from 2D and 3D animations, live-action films, interactive sites, and physical works. […]
    Posted on June 14, 2019
  • Annual Awards Ceremony Scholars 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 […]
    Posted on March 23, 2019
  • STEM-Focused Summer Programs For Ambitious High School Students STEM-Focused Summer Programs For Ambitious High School Students
    Original Article: Here UConn Pre-College Summer Courses – Storrs, Connecticut While not technically a summer camp, the University of Connecticut holds a unique opportunity for high school students, offering Pre-College Summer courses. Strictly for rising juniors and seniors, the programs all consist of four week-long sessions for each class. In addition to the courses you select, there are exploratory workshops throughout […]
    Posted on February 25, 2019