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The School of Web Design & New Media prepares students for cutting-edge careers in experiential design and digital media. We teach an integrated approach to New Media that is based on four key fundamentals: Design Thinking, Visual Communication, Technology, and User Experience. Web Design & New Media graduates are strategic thinkers, producers, and creative technologists poised to lead innovation on a global level.

    Ask Andie!

    Your questions, answered! Submit your questions at tinyurl.com/askandie

    Questions answered:
    - How many BFA graduates get a job in their field immediately after graduation?
    - If a student does not pass the Final Review what happens next?
    - I failed my midpoint and I am trying to get some direction on where to go get help.
    - Is that a pixelated Van Gogh in the background?

    More videos at vimeo.com/askandie


    Save the Date: The Next Mobile Platform is Your Car

    Please join us for the online tech talk The Next Mobile Platform is Your Car with WNM part-time instructor and Chief Digital Strategist for Lochbridge, Matthew David, on Tuesday, April 7 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PST). During this online talk, Matthew will be discussing consumers and smart cars, technology choices, building car apps, and how you can get inspired in your projects!

    If you’re interested in learning more about smart car technology, you won’t want to miss this session!

    To Register, RSVP Here: http://tinyurl.com/PUN8PDQ  

    *By submitting your RSVP you will receive the login information for the virtual room.

    At the end of the session, we will be opening up the discussion for Q&A. Come prepared with your questions for Matthew or submit them in advance to newmedia@academyart.edu. We hope to see you there!

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    Now Open! 2015 Spring Show Submission Form

    Hello WNM Students,

    We have now opened our Spring Show Submission Form! You can find the link to the form here: 

    http://wnmaau.com/submit

    Please read the Submission Guidelines before you submit. You can find them here:

    http://wnmaau.com/submission-guidelines

    More help is found in the Submission Walkthrough video found below (also linked in the guidelines)

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    ARC Tutoring Labs

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    Check out the ARC tutoring lab schedule for dates and times.


    Ask Andie!

    Your questions, answered! Submit your questions at tinyurl.com/askandie

    All Midpoint/Final Thesis questions today! Questions answered in this video:
    - Why do we submit a DVD if we submit a digital copy already?
    - Can you please help clarify how much coding need to do for final project?
    - What does the midpoint guideline "Link to PDF Portfolio" mean?

    More videos at vimeo.com/askandie


    What I Did Over Winter Intercession, or My Week at Famo.us Labs

    What I did over winter intercession

    Between semesters, in addition to all the housekeeping that keeps our department running, some full-time faculty enjoy building projects to explore new tools and enhance the student learning experience in the coming semester. One such project of mine reached its culmination during Demo Night 15 (January 22nd, 2015) at Famo.us Labs.

    Famo.us is a JavaScript platform with the potential to become a core technology in WNM student projects. With its own 2D and 3D rendering library and physics engine, Famo.us abandons the HTML5 approach and instead renders everything via JS as sibling elements, directly on the DOM.

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