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Maps in motion

Maps in motion

By Donald Jeffries, Writer

September 30, 2015

Graphic designer and animator Caitlin Cadieux visited Folk Hall on Sept. 29 to debut her first lecture titled, “The Cartography of Motion Design.” The lecture started with Cadieux showing pictures of her favorite examples of motion graphics and animation, including the stop-motion animated film...

Senior designers display portfolio exhibit

Senior designers display portfolio exhibit

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor

April 27, 2015

Myers School of Art is currently hosting a senior portfolio exhibition for graphic design students to present their best work before graduating. The exhibit opened on April 24 to professionals and employers from the field to view the artwork. Family and friends were then allowed to enter later that...

Students win design awards

Students win design awards

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

March 2, 2015

The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held its 70th annual American Advertising Awards at the Akron Civic Theater on Friday, Feb. 20. The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition and is considered to be the world’s largest advertising competition. “The mission of...

UA design team seeks gaming in classroom

By Grant Morgan, Writer

September 17, 2014

A webinar called “We’ve Got Game –Strategies for Building Gamification into Your Blended Classroom” was held Friday, Sept. 12 by  Senior Instructional Designer at The University of Akron, Stephen Kaufman and Curriculum Designer, Jill Phipps. Gamification is a new concept that rewards students...

Students awarded ADDYs

Students awarded ADDYs

March 12, 2013

Forrest Dukes Alexander Somoskey, a second year graphic design student at UA, won three awards at this year’s ADDY (Alcohol, Drugs, Driving and You) Awards for his work on a campaign to stop texting while driving. “I was ecstatic,” Somoskey said. “I never thought I would be able to accomplish...