Tuesday 27th September 2022
  • UNI Student Schools Ruffles Over Vegan Thanksgiving Jab

    UNI Student Blog Gains National Readership Through Academic Work IDS major Jessica Christensen branded herself as “The Visual Vegan” as part of a project in her Digital Advertising class. As part of the project, students

  • Starting a YouTube Channel (Part 2)

    Now that you’ve started a YouTube channel, let’s make some money off of it. The first step in understanding how to earn money on your YouTube is knowing the different ways in which content can

  • Starting a YouTube Channel (Part 1)

    There are (as of September 2017) 30 million visitors of YouTube per day. Being an IDS student there’s an interest in video-making, that could easily be taken to the YouTube. So let’s dive right into

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

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

Career Podcast: Far Reach in Cedar Falls

Far Reach is a Cedar Falls–based web design company with expertise in web design and development, custom software development, mobile solutions, and traditional and Internet marketing consulting. Megan Horn (Marketing) and Mark Palmer (Designer) speak to Digital Collective members Sarah [...]

November 29, 2013 IDS General

Develop an Integrated Advertising Campaign at UNI

Next semester, UNI students will have a unique opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team on a large group project that requires digital integration. Advertising Campaign Development is a course offered by the Marketing department at UNI that simulates a [...]

November 19, 2013 Advertising, IDS General, Imaging, Writing

Digital Writing: Students Learn to Craft Content

A simple way to think about the .ids Writing Bundle is to think content — the words, images, sounds, and stuff we go online to get. The writing bundle features a new course, English 4040/ 5040 Digital Writing: Theory and [...]

September 26, 2013 IDS General, Learning, Writing

Career Podcast: SPINUTECH in Cedar Falls

Spinutech is a Cedar Falls and Des Moines–based web design company with expertise in web design, web development, web strategy, and content management, with clients in all 50 states and 8 other countries.  Currently Spinutech has 23 employees. Web Designer Eric Bonzer [...]

September 24, 2013 IDS General

Student photomontage work from Interactive Digital Communication class

The Egg Laying Convention by Megan Grey Once a year there is an Egg Laying Convention, where all creatures that lay eggs are invited to socialize about eggs and the like. Most of the attendees of this convention are birds, [...]

September 23, 2013 IDS General

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

Digital Music Faculty Performance on Sept 16

UNI School of Music faculty Sandy Nordahl and Jeffrey Funderburk will be performing their latest electronic music compositions at 7:30 pm on September 16, 2013 in Russell Hall/Bengston Auditorium. The performance, entitled ELECTRINIC NIRVANA, will feature eight original works that [...]

September 13, 2013 Music

Take IDS classes in FLORENCE, ITALY

Interactive Digital Studies students at UNI who are interested in visual culture now have a variety of course options for their .ids major or minor. PALAZZI is an all-English speaking university in Florence. Most of the digital visualization classes fall [...]

September 3, 2013 IDS General