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IMM Spring Senior Showcase 2019

IMM Spring Senior Showcase 2019

On Friday, May 10th, the IMM seniors showed their thesis projects at the Spring Showcase. The event was catered by Mexican Mariachi Grill and had music by WSTR DJ Ms. Sue Ms. Sue throughout the evening.

 

Later in the evening, there was an IMM alumni panel followed by an elaborate dessert/candy bar reception. This year’s panel was moderated by Prof. Warren Buckleitner and consisted of Jillian Festa ’18, Web Designer at BounceX; Al Gaillard ’14, Machine Shop Associate at Princeton University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Ryan Laux ’17,Video Content Creator and Motion designer at MWWPR; and Dom Portera ’17, Creative Technologist at Future Colossal.

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IMM Senior Showcase

Come check out the IMM senior showcase this Friday, May 10th! The seniors will be showing their projects from 5:30-9:00pm in the AIMM building. Visit the senior showcase facebook page to read about some of the projects that will be displayed. Continue Reading

Welcome to VR, Nintendo Style!

Professor Buckleitner and an excited group of IMM students recently took a field trip to the Nintendo Lab in New York City. On April 12th, Nintendo will be releasing a set of cardboard VR “Labo” kits, powered through the Nintendo Switch. The students were given the opportunity to test out six of the upcoming VR… Continue Reading

TCNJ alumni visit IMM tea

TCNJ alumni from the classes of 2017 and 2018 visited IMM tea on Thursday, March 14th. Joey Ratner and Dustin Guillemin spoke about their experiences in the digital work force and shared about their jobs at Critical Response Group (CRG). Afterward, they chatted individually with interested students about internship and employment opportunities. Continue Reading

John Kuiphoff featured in Make Magazine

John Kuiphoff featured in Make Magazine

TCNJ Associate Professor of Interactive Multimedia John Kuiphoff recently presented his work at WorkbenchCon, a conference for leading “makers” and content creators. As a result, Make Magazine highlighted Kuiphoff’s Data Visualization project in a featured article on their popular website. Congratulations! Professor Kuiphoff’s Data Visualization project video is also available on his youtube channel. Continue Reading

TCNJ Ranked #3 in Animation Career Review

TCNJ Ranked #3 in Animation Career Review

TCNJ’s Interactive Multimedia department is always on the forefront of technology, teaching students about topics such as animation and game design. In 2018, all the hard work of the students and staff was publicly recognized by the Animation Career Review’s college rankings. TCNJ was ranked the #3 in both animation and game design in the state… Continue Reading

A Visit to Fred Rogers’ Original Neighborhood

A Visit to Fred Rogers’ Original Neighborhood

Professors Buckleitner and Fishburn and a group of adventurous students from IMM 470 (The Methods of Fred Rogers) made a field trip to Fred Rogers’ childhood home in Latrobe, PA for a first-person look at the original Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood. The visit was made with the cooperation with the Fred Rogers Center at St. Vincent… Continue Reading

Should modern parents be “Putting the Brakes” on Screen Time?

Should modern parents be “Putting the Brakes” on Screen Time?

What is too much screen time? Is our generation’s preoccupation with entertainment tech damaging today’s youths, or are there ways in which we can take advantage of what multimedia has to offer? In a paper published in the New York Times, the Department of IMM’s own Warren Buckleitner was asked to write a response to… Continue Reading

AIMM After Dark 2018

AIMM After Dark 2018

On Friday November 30, the Departments of IMM and Art & Art History jointly presented their annual AIMM After Dark event. With support from the School of the Arts & Communication, students presented projects produced in courses this semester.  Works on display included musical performances, drawings, paintings, sculpture, and mixed media pieces. Continue Reading