The collaborative labs and learning spaces in our college allow us to produce groundbreaking research, help our community and teach the next generation of communicators. Innovative journalism and multimedia experiences are at the heart of what we do.
Dr. Rabindra Ratan, received $75,000 from Meta (Facebook) to study inclusion and accessibility in Virtual Reality. Under his direction, this funding will be used to support Dr. Ratan and his lab's research on the social and psychological effects of avatars, virtual reality, and other metaverse-related technologies, with a focus on improving prosocial outcomes in education, the workplace, and public contexts.Read more
Offering the latest in motion capture and learning technologies for classroom collaboration, production and immersion, the college's new Spartan Newsroom and Immersive Media Studio invite students to collaborate, gain real-life experiences and build professional skills.
The innovative, cross-functional spaces equip students for 21st century jobs by engaging them in the development and delivery of news, animation, game design and immersive interactive media content involving motion capture, augmented and virtual realities.