Friday 24th October 2014
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  • VL_Internship

    Visual Logic Internship – Now Accepting Applications for 2014-15

    Waterloo-based User Experience (UX) agency Visual Logic has one of the best internship programs in the state for smart, energetic students interested in design and technology.  If you are looking for an internship where you’ll work

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    UNI Students Study User Experience Design

    Experiential Marketing (MKTG 3159-01) is a new experimental course being offered this fall in the Marketing Department that has a great deal of relevance for .ids students who wish to study user experience design. User

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    New .ids bundle in FLORENCE, ITALY

    Interactive Digital Studies students at UNI who are interested in visual culture now have a new bundle option for their .ids major or minor. It is now possible to complete a 5-course bundle in DIGITAL

  • An Evening of Improvisation, March 25, 2014. 
Great Hall Stage of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

    ELECTRONIC MUSIC MAYHEM

    UNI School of Music faculty Jeffrey Funderburk and Sandy Nordahl, with special guest Peter Hamlin, will present an evening of electronic music improvisation at 7:30 pm on March 25th, 2014 on the stage of the Great Hall

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    Why Girls Should Code

    BY SARAH SCHERRMAN Photograph: Alamy Take a quick second and stop. Look at the world around you. I dare you to find some sort of technology that doesn’t run with code. Keep thinking, it’s okay.

VL_Internship

Visual Logic Internship – Now Accepting Applications for 2014-15

Waterloo-based User Experience (UX) agency Visual Logic has one of the best internship programs in the state for smart, energetic students interested in design and technology.  If you are looking for an internship where you’ll work on real projects for real [...]

April 15, 2014 IDS General
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UNI Students Study User Experience Design

Experiential Marketing (MKTG 3159-01) is a new experimental course being offered this fall in the Marketing Department that has a great deal of relevance for .ids students who wish to study user experience design. User experience design is the discipline [...]

September 17, 2013 Advertising, Computation, IDS General
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New .ids bundle in FLORENCE, ITALY

Interactive Digital Studies students at UNI who are interested in visual culture now have a new bundle option for their .ids major or minor. It is now possible to complete a 5-course bundle in DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY in one semester studying [...]

September 3, 2013 IDS General
An Evening of Improvisation, March 25, 2014. 
Great Hall Stage of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

ELECTRONIC MUSIC MAYHEM

UNI School of Music faculty Jeffrey Funderburk and Sandy Nordahl, with special guest Peter Hamlin, will present an evening of electronic music improvisation at 7:30 pm on March 25th, 2014 on the stage of the Great Hall of the GBPAC. The performance, [...]

March 6, 2014 IDS General
Students using computers in school

Why Girls Should Code

BY SARAH SCHERRMAN Photograph: Alamy Take a quick second and stop. Look at the world around you. I dare you to find some sort of technology that doesn’t run with code. Keep thinking, it’s okay. While you are thinking let [...]

February 11, 2014 Computation
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Y’s-Everybody-Always-Pickin’-On-Me?

BY MADDIE BUCH As Stephanie Armour captured us in a cheeky article in USAToday about Generation Y (of which I am a member), we’re young, smart, brash. We may wear flip-flops to the office or listen to iPods at our desk. We want to [...]

February 11, 2014 Social
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The Parallax Scrolling Fad: How Long Before it Fades?

BY LAUREN HANNA Parallax scrolling is a trend that has been sweeping the web community for the last few years. Parallax is defined as an effect that changes the position or direction of an object so that it appears differently [...]

February 11, 2014 Visualization
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DELETE YOUR COOKIES

BY JULIA KLINEFELTER We’ve all been there; advertisements and special sales seem to follow us wherever we go. They’re so integrated into our culture it just seems like a dull background noise. Why should we care that advertisements and companies [...]

February 11, 2014 Advertising
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A Believer in Social Media

BY ANDREA THOENE Social media is at the forefront of our lives right now. And social media can bring big changes to how we understand and impact our world.  Kony2012 was such a huge movement. When the video made by [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General, Social
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MOOCs: Should We Believe the Hype?

BY ALEC LANG Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOC’s for short, have the potential to turn the world of higher education upside down, and change it into something completely different.  MOOC’s are free online courses, and anyone with the proper [...]

February 11, 2014 Learning
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WILL WE BECOME IDIOTS?

BY WHITNEY JOHNSON “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” –Albert Einstein I wanted to open with this quote, because I feel the invention of Google Glass is [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General, Social
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Career Podcast: VGM Forbin

For over 20 years, VGM Forbin has served the healthcare industry, financial industry, associations, industrial and many others with unique websites and web applications. With their team approach, site content is written by experienced copywriters, custom web design is created [...]

February 11, 2014 IDS General