At the intersection of interactive storytelling and innovation is FilmGate Interactive Media Festival, the first conference of its kind in the U.S. to focus solely on interactive media and immersive content.
Beginning at 11 a.m. on February 10, students of all majors will embark on a journey most others will never experience. For 25 grueling hours, participating students will give everything they have to create brand new advertising, public relations, and marketing materials for local nonprofits during the eighth annual PhilADthropy.
On Friday, April 15, the Palmetto Bay community experienced the very first outdoor comedy festival, right in their backyards at Ludovici Park. The festival was hosted by Comic Cure, an organization built on promoting comedy in Miami by showcasing local talent and raising funds for local charities. For this particular show, a portion of every ticket sale benefited the Everglades Foundation.
To public relations and political science senior Allison Novack, C-SPAN is the best of many worlds— a media outlet with a public service mission in government. When she was offered an internship with the network over the summer, she leapt at the opportunity.
"I have always wanted to mesh my interests together, and C-SPAN was the perfect place to do that," she said. "It's a great place to intern, because there are so many opportunities to learn and explore D.C."
The School of Communications' groundbreaking annual PhilADthropy program is seeking non-profit organizations with advertising needs. The organizations can apply to have students create new campaigns and advertising materials in a marathon event that puts School of Communication students to work for some of our region's most important groups.
By Chelsea Wortham
Mobile Internet devices that have led to greater access to communication have changed the overall retail experience for shoppers, shifting power away from merchants and manufacturers to the consumer, Stephen Sadove, former chairman and CEO of Saks Incorporated, told a group of University of Miami School of Communication students on Thursday.