MSU’s Department of Media and Information is a pioneer, offering an interdisciplinary and energetic learning environment united by a passion for media and information. In our state-of-the-art labs and centers, we're researching new avenues of communication technology and computer-centered interaction. In our classrooms, our world-class, award-winning faculty teach all aspects of the vibrant media ecosystem.
From video game design, to human-centered research, to documentary filmmaking - our faculty and students strive to empower individuals. Our work makes a difference.
ComArtSci's GEL Lab spent last summer creating Plunder Panic, a swashbuckling, multiplayer arcade game. The game debuted at the Traverse City Film Festival and went on to win the Audience Choice Award at IndieCade. Go behind the scenes of the game to learn about the collaboration and inspiration that brought the game to life.Read more
We offer a B.A. and M.A. degrees in Media and Information. We also participate in the jointly offered Ph.D. in Information and Media Studies and allow students from other programs to minor in Media and Information, or choose from one of our specializations.
Students work in labs and high-tech classrooms with businesses and non-profits, and experience hands-on learning that prepares them for promising careers at the frontiers of new media and information technology.
Wei Peng is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information, Michigan State University. She is affiliated with the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) lab and the Health and Risk Communication Center.
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