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MAGD department to host annual expo

MAGD department to host annual expo

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Biz & Tech

On Wednesday, May 9, from 4-8 p.m., UW-Whitewater will host its annual Media Arts and Game Development Expo stationed in the Hamilton Room. Casual gamers, A-V enthusiasts and hardcore 8-Bit fanatics alike will occupy the event to observe the new installments and innovations being carried out by their peer...

Gaming event puts students to the test

Gaming event puts students to the test

Brad Allen and Ashe McDarison

January 25, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

Famed inventors hurling destructive sound waves at one another, defending a precious flower from endless waves of enemies, using deadly brain waves to take down countless foes. These are three of many video games designed by UW-Whitewater students in the 2017 Global Game Jam. The Global Game Jam is...

Global Game Jam at Whitewater 2017

Story by Brad Allen

January 25, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech, Multimedia

The annual event, Global Game Jam, occurred on Friday, January 20th at UW-Whitewater. This is the video compliment to the Business & Technology article, "Gaming Event Puts Students to the Test."

UW-W gamers join in historic gaming event

February 9, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

February 9, 2016 By Jason Howarth UW-W students joined the largest Global Game Jam ever, where an estimated 5,000 games were made across 500 jam sites from all around the world, with an estimated 30,000 participants, called Jammers. Gaming has transitioned from a hobby to a global art form,...

International Games Day in Andersen

November 18, 2015


Filed under Arts & Rec

By Charles Trafelet Nov. 18, 2015 The Andersen Library is gearing up to deliver a video game-themed event to campus aimed to help students relax before the end of the semester’s workload picks up. Nov. 21 is International Games Day, on that day, the Andersen Library is hosting tournaments as...

Get to know MAGD professor, photojournalist Kannan Amr

April 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Rec

One of UW-Whitewater’s newest professors, Kannan Aranappakkam Mudumbai Rajagopalan (shortened to Amr), brings to the classroom the experience he gained while working for many years in the field of photojournalism. Originally from Chennai, India, Amr has been living in the U.S. since 1997. Before ...

MAGD expo combines ‘art, communication and computer science’

April 11, 2012


Filed under News

FARTs. Foursquare. Video games. Media Arts and Game Development lecturer Spencer Striker said this year’s installment of the MAGD expo will be one to remember. “I think this year’s event is going to be the biggest and best one yet, and people who attend will get to see some really cool stuff...

Get to know the new media arts and game development professor

October 27, 2011


Filed under Arts & Rec

Assistant Professor James Terkeurst has worked all over the world in places like Dubai, Scottland, Japan and North Yorkshire. He just arrived in Whitewater to teach in the new Media Arts and Game Design major. 1. Why did you come to Whitewater? There’s a few reasons. One is my family is nearby...

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