Navid Khonsari, known for his work at Rockstar Games on the Grand Theft Auto and Max Payne series, will present his latest independent game 1979 Revolution, a documentary cinematic game about the revolution in Iran. The workshop will include a presentation showing the game from conception to its current form, as well as the process of crafting a narrative cinematic experience through an interactive medium.
Almost 90 percent of restaurant workers in the United States do not have access to paid sick days.
Unsavory, a new mobile game available for iOS and Android devices, lets players take the role of these workers preparing food to see if they can survive a month on the job while sick.
Professor Lien Tran makes games for social change, a fun and interactive way to raise awareness for global issues. On March 24, Tran invited students and professors to play a game called “Cops and Rubbers,” which teaches about condoms being used as contraband in countries like South Africa, Russia, and the U.S.
The Center for Communication, Culture and Change is proud to host Brigadier General William Salamanca, Director of Protection and Special Services (DIPRO) for the Colombian National Police on April 2 at 1 p.m. in Shoma Hall, CIB 3053, at the School of Communication. General Salamanca will speak about the work that the Colombian National Police have done to address the commercial sexual exploitation of children in his home country of Colombia.
School of Communication professors Soyoon Kim and Clay Ewing are recipients of the Center for Communication, Culture and Change's 2015 Research Award. Their project, which will focus on using an innovative digital game to reduce the use of indoor tanning among young adults, will assess the game's effectiveness on psychological and behavioral determinants of indoor tanning behavior.