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About the Department

One peek, day or night, into the creative shop that is the U-Lab and you see it—we’re plugged into the ideas and technologies that are transforming our culture: animations, mobile applications, video games, interactive music, and more. Our students merge diverse talents across many disciplines with a shared passion for creating interactive multimedia projects that empower, entertain, and educate. Working in a culture of supportive creativity, our students develop the skills and knowledge—plus the joy in continual learning—demanded by a field that thrives on constant innovation.

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Recent News

  • October 20, 2016

    October 28th : Designing Delight through Media Surfaces and Architecture  How nontraditional digital displays are transforming our experience of where we live and work DESCRIPTION: Michael Schneider, Senior Designer at ESI Design in New York, will discuss his recent work designing workspaces that inspire creativity, productivity, as well as happier and healthier employees. Schneider will describe the new...

  • October 14, 2016

    Trenton Makes Music is a project that began in the Fall of 2014 as a class. Two TCNJ faculty run the project: Kim Pearson, Associate Professor in Journalism and Professional Writing is the director, and Teresa Marrin Nakra, Associate Professor in Music and Interactive Multimedia Departments is co-director. The goal of Trenton Makes Music is to document the stories of...

  • September 13, 2016

    Senior interactive multimedia (IMM) majors Ryan Laux and Chris Lundy milked every moment of their summer internship in Los Angeles, seizing, exploring, and absorbing whatever they could as videographer interns at DreamWorks Animation. Working for the training department, Laux and Lundy were responsible for filming, editing, and posting critical software classes for reference and teach-back purposes—invaluable...

  • April 25, 2016

    The IMM Senior Showcase is an annual event highlighting our graduating seniors and their innovative thesis projects.

  • April 20, 2016

    With the Polansky Fellowship award, Laux and Lundy will lead two free video seminars, one for the TCNJ community, and one for the Trenton-Ewing community.

  • February 24, 2016

    Amazon hire. Solution seeker. Seattle weather apologist. Meet Niveda Harishankar, a senior interactive multimedia major starting a UX design career right after graduation.

Purposeful Learning

Be a creative force for community change, while learning to design, develop, and deliver original projects for local clients. Working in teams, students use emerging technologies to address real needs in the community. It’s a career-building experience—and an eye-opening introduction to this rapidly changing field.



Amazing Internships

Dreamworks, NFL Films, Amazon. Canon, MTV Networks, Ashoka. Students with the skill and motivation land great first gigs, with the strong support of faculty mentors. We do mock interviews, review résumés, and monitor job listings. We write a recommendation or make a phone call. We’re here to help.

Fulfilling Careers

Success! Our graduates turn exceptional skills into exceptional careers at Nickelodeon, the Philadelphia Eagles, Target, MakerBot, Johnson & Johnson, and more. Graduate schools snap up our students, too: New York University, School of Visual Arts, and Savannah College of Art and Design, to name a few.