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In attendance for the dedication ceremony were (left to right) Dean of the Faculty Esther Jones, Mayor Joseph Petty, Wednesday D’Angelo ’22, Dilasha Shrestha ’22, President David B. Fithian ’87, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Ross Gillman ’81, Dean of Betsy Huang College, City Manager Edward Augustus Jr., Dean of Becker School of Design …

Photo courtesy of Valencia County Literacy Council | Jeremy, a VCLC student, engages in online tutoring through the Valencia County Literacy Council. “It’s a complex world we live in, so being media literate – if you’re not media literate, you’re not ready to function as a citizen of this century, you’re not literate .” Pamela …

Caledonia — When Superintendent Dedrick Martin wanted to hang out with his friends as a kid, he had to “get out of the house and knock on their door or maybe call them on the phone.” Kids today are connecting through their devices and social media – just a click away from making plans or …

KALAMAZOO, MI– The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is hosting a new exhibit, “Wonder Media: Ask the Questions,” to inspire the Kalamazoo community to get excited about media literacy. The 14-part interactive exhibit is spread over two floors of the museum and invites visitors to learn about media literacy through fun games and stories. This project is …

CBD products have become more and more popular lately. While many people can identify with the recreational use of cannabis, CBD is increasingly being used as a substitute for prescription drugs. There are a variety of CBD products to choose from. Nevertheless, the majority of them are made with substandard ingredients. This is where TheraPure …

When four buttons were pressed simultaneously, the corresponding computer screens lit up with videos of Motil HDthe associate dean of the CAM, shaves his head. Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Media Arts presented a faculty showcase monday april 11 from 7-9 pm as part of the Festival of the College of Arts and Media …

On sunny Saturday afternoon in early spring, music spilled over Santa Fe’s Railyard neighborhood from the Cowgirl, a barbecue restaurant with a band playing on its peach-colored adobe-walled patio. One of the Sky Rail trains, which offers passengers an immersive experience of improv theatre, quick cocktails or an evening under the crystal stars of the …

Nine out of 10 teachers want media literacy to be an explicit part of the national curriculum, according to research findings. A report published by the The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Media Literacy today calls for media literacy skills, such as fact-checking and digital media creation, to be integrated into the national English curriculum. …

The pandemic has amplified the flow of unverified information – both unintentional (misinformation) and deliberate (misinformation) In June 2018, two Assam youths, a sound engineer and a digital artist, were brutally killed in a lynching as they went on vacation. It was a preventable tragedy that happened due to a misleading social media post. Locals …

By Jeremiah Greer Comedy is often the lens through which we wrestle with uncomfortable truths. Chris Rock is one of many comedians who have used his comedy to honestly portray the deep political and economic oppression that black people face. In his routine, “Never Scared,” Rock dives headfirst into the ever-widening racial wealth gap, proclaiming …

The UIC is calling for applications for this position, which should be filled in September 2022: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Media Arts and Design (Ref: DCC220211) job description The Media Arts and Design program seeks candidates with expertise in the following areas: interactive design, 3D design, digital imagery and design, 2D and 3D animation, interactive …

For consumers who are struggling to repay their payday loans, it is important to take advantage of any payment plans offered by lenders. Assistance is often available, which can save you from paying additional fees, charges or interest in the meantime. When releasing recent report findings, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said, “Our research …

The profits of high-cost lenders who offer so-called payday loans, car title loans or flex loans largely depend on targeting communities of color and stripping them of their wealth, a recent report concluded. on predatory lending published by the HOPE Policy Institute and the Collaborative of Black Clergy Memphis (BCCM). According to the HOPE-BCCM report, …

Source: SoLo Fund SoLo Funds on Tuesday announced the release of its new SoLo digital wallet. The wallet aims to make it easier for users to add funds to the platform to send loans and to have a secure place to access loan funds. The wallet is designed to give lenders greater transparency with transactions …

Members of Meow Wolf, an arts and entertainment company that creates large-scale immersive art installations, will be guest artists at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from April 1-3 . Laika Young O’Brien, lead designer of the Meow Wolf experience, will make a public presentation at IGNITE from …