Apply to participate in the first ever UGA Lock-In: Give-Back-Hack that will take place on April 13th! This 24-hour lock-in will by made up of students teams working to solve community problems using your unique skills and talents! Applications are LIVE, so click "Read More" to apply today!
New Media students! The following applications are now live: Candidate Status, Provisional Status, Rich Media, and New Media and TED. So go ahead and apply today! All applications will close at midnight March 18th, so don't miss your chance!
We've gotten word that the activities and projects at this year's SLAM are going to be bigger and better than ever, so be sure to mark May 3rd down on your calendar as "BEST. DAY. EVER." - or just "NMI SLAM" if you want to be boring. It's going to be great! May 3, 2014. See you there!
Coming from any major, NMI students receive a New Media Certificate attesting that they are technowledgeable—they know how to apply new media in their chosen field. Committed to innovative and realistic new media applications, NMI projects address real world demands in a variety of contexts.
Alumni Podcast: Jennifer Tooley @ High 5 LA- Grady alumni, Jennifer Tooley, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998. She currently resides in California where she is the Director of Client Services for High 5 LA. Listen to Jennifer’s journey from the New Media Institute to where she is today. Connect with Jennifer on Linkedin
Alumni Spotlight: Becky Atkinson @ WSB-TV-Becky is a part of the Cox Media Group in Atlanta where she works with WSB-TV as a Digital Campaign Specialist. Becky loved the New Media Institute so much that she actually took several of the classes twice. She had a capstone class of about eight people, and worked on two different projects. One was […]
Wouldn't it be cool if the New Media Institute (NMI) had a magazine that not only you could read, but interact with as well? The FIRST issue of the New Media Institute Augmented Reality Magazine is now here! By using augmented reality (AR) as our core technology in our magazine, it increases the level of engagement experienced by readers.
Using Aurasma, a free augmented reality application on smartphones, you can interact with our magazine. But what [Read more]
It takes a lot of confidence to walk into a weight room and start pumping some iron. For many, it is just too intimidating. Gym intimidation is a real ailment that many anxious gym-goers experience. GymMASTER will turn your mobile device into the most up-to-date workout partner for the Ramsey Fitness Center.
At the touch of a finger, or scan of a QR code, all your workout questions will be answered. Our built-in QR code scanner [Read more]
“Hey Jason. Woah your new tv is huge!”
“Yeah, it’s a 60 inch. And I got GTA 5! I’ve been playing all day – it’s sick.”
“Yeah I’ve heard it’s pretty great…wait where did you get the money for all of this? I thought you were paying for all your expenses yourself?”
“Oh yeah, my student loans came in yesterday. I’m rolling in it.”
This is an actual conversation I have had with a friend and it is not [Read more]
The UGA Costa Rica project is a multimedia, interactive iBook-style website that leads you on a grand tour of UGA’s award-winning Costa Rica Study Abroad. This interactive experience not only promotes the expansive UGA Costa Rica program but brings you closer to the wonderful, hidden world of Costa Rica through visual design, interactivity, and a friendly user experience. The web application includes extensive photo galleries, student and faculty testimonials, pop-up captions, 360 tours of academic [Read more]
Wanna Sip? is a web application that will take you through a fun, entertaining, and interactive experience in finding a special drink catered just for you from the Coke Freestyle machine. The easy and cool part about our application is that you will be able to scan a QR code found on the Coke Freestyle machine in any of the restaurants the machine is found in, and the code will take you right to the [Read more]
When our group first began to discuss the direction we wanted our project to go in, we wanted to be sure that the project captured just how cool of a guy Bartram was. And indeed, he was a crazy guy. He traveled through wild country from Charleston up into West Virginia, meeting Indians, buffalo, and alligators along the way. So how do we capture that? How do we engage people and make them interested in [Read more]
The Grady College mobile application is the first of its kind for any journalism school in the country, encompassing both the history and the stories of both students and alumni. The team designed the mobile application to raise the profile of the college and showcase the work both students and alumni accomplished. The application features content that not only highlights students and alumni, but showcases Peabody Award winners, takes users on a journey through the [Read more]
Located on Sanibel Island, Florida, the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge benefits from the strong network of supporters who make up the Friends of the Refuge organization. The volunteer efforts and financial assistance from this group keep the refuge running and well maintained for visitors and the community of Sanibel Island.
As a team, our mission is to create an innovative way to showcase the dedication and efforts of the supporters. We intend to do [Read more]
Have you ever found yourself in an unfamiliar place? Maybe you were traveling for business or a vacation, road tripping with your friends, or moving into a new city. Chances are you don’t know where anything is; where to eat, what to do, or how to meet the locals. Wasting all of your time surfing the web or searching for a map to find your way around can be time consuming. How convenient would it [Read more]
UGA Causes is a web application that connects students to university service organizations. The website connects inspired students to the campus volunteer organizations that best fit them– all by using simple keyword search, interest categories, and organization names.
The website is unique to other volunteer search engines because of its focus: The University of Georgia has over 50 service-oriented organizations. Many students seek information about ways to improve their community, but do not know where to [Read more]
Beyond just unraveling the mechanisms of this powerful cultural influence, the study of media provides practical economic benefits for universities, including jobs for graduates, revenue generation through commercialization, and economic development. Higher education is at the epicenter of new media change.
(Big Data) Really Gets Me is an ongoing project by the New Media Institute that explores the commercial and societal issues relating to a new a era of personalization made possible through massive, permeable data sources..