Lindsay Grace, associate professor and Knight Chair in Interactive Media, is the recipient of this year’s Games for Change Festival Vanguard Award.
Imagine looking at a piece of art in a museum and then suddenly being transported to its century of origin with just the switch of a Virtual Reality (VR) headset. Well, Lorena Lopez, a first-year graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Interactive Media, has done just that, and right here at the Lowe too.
Interactive Media students will be showcasing their cutting-edge work at the Interactive Media End of Year Show. The event provides the opportunity for students to share their creations with the public, while attendees experience the fun of interactive design.
The University of Miami maintained its coveted spot as a top school for game design in 2019. UM was recognized by The Princeton Review on its list honoring the Top 25 Graduate Programs for Game Design.
SwampScapes celebrates continued success in bringing much-needed attention to the vital importance of the endangered Florida Everglades. The 360º film is an official selection for the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, the largest documentary festival in North America.
Starting on Friday and running for 48 hours, the University of Miami School of Communication is participating in the largest game jam event in the world. The 2019 Global Game Jam (GGJ) begins on Jan. 25 in the school’s Interactive Media Center. GGJ co-founder, Susan Gold, will be at the school to kick-off the event. GGJ is the world's largest game game creation event taking place around the world at physical locations, functioning much like a hackathon focused on game development.