Four nonprofits founded after last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas are better equipped in their fight for gun control reform and mental health awareness after the School of Communication's 25-hour PhilADthropy event last weekend. More than 100 University of Miami students and 32 alumni volunteered their time to create social media campaigns, merchandise, websites, logos and much more on behalf of the four organizations founded by MSD students and parents.
What started out as a typical day of high school ended in tragedy after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) killing 17 people and forever changing the lives of so many in the Parkland, Fl community. That fateful February day turned survivors of the tragedy into activists working to combat gun violence through various efforts, including the establishment of nonprofit organizations.
UMTV swept the 56th Annual National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition with 10 nominations recognizing the organization’s excellence in TV production.
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.