Each year the School of Media Arts & Studies awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to our majors. Most are provided through the generosity of our broad network of alumni who have chosen to give back to the place that helped shape their success. By doing so, they hope to help the next generation of media professionals and scholars reach their goals.
Greetings Bobcats! The deadline for applications to the 2016 Summer-in-LA Program running from May 23 to August 6th, is Friday, February 12th. The OHIO-in-LA Program is also accepting applications for its 2016 Fall Semester program that runs from Aug.
This Friday, Dr. Laeeq Khan and the School of Media Arts & Studies will be hosting a research colloquium in RTV 265 at 11:50am. Rapid technological change has led to the generation of vast amounts of data that when analyzed can provide meaningful insights.
The producers of student teams participating in the School of Media Arts & Studies 14th annual 48-hour Shootout will gather in Baker University Center, Room 347 at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 to mark the official start of the film competition.
In the modern media landscape, “sharing" has become an omnipresent feature of digital communication. Everyday information is shared in images, messages, posts, even the content of our online shopping cart. The dawning of this new era of communication has brought many new questions.
The Scripps College of Communication in partnership with the School of Media Arts & Studies and OU WIMI (Women in Music Industry) will host critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten on Friday, February 19th from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in Glidden Music Hall. Van Etten will visit Ohio University as a part of the Scripps Visiting Artist Series, sitting down for an onstage and live-streaming interview about her widely-heralded career.
Six college teams will travel to Glendale, Calif. to compete Jan. 25-29 In a few short weeks Courtney Irby, a senior in the School of Media Arts & Studies studying games and animation, and Media Arts & Studies alumnus Geoffrey Backstrom, BSC ’15, will be traveling to California to participate in the 2016 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition.
Two student-produced videos have earned Ohio University Communications and Marketing (UCM) two DV Awards. An international competition, the DV Awards celebrate outstanding creative and technical achievements in the field of digital video production. The awards are presented each spring and fall, and the fall 2015 awards saw UCM take home top honors in the student work category. UCM student video producer Jake Lawson was honored for a one-minute video he produced, directed and edited on OHI...
If you ask Jeremy Robbins, he’s got the best job in the universe. Robbins, a 2015 MDIA graduate, is completing a six-month internship with the Miss Universe headquarters in New York City. He graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Integrated Media and a film minor.
Seated in a circle with Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and others, John Swartz tried not to lose his composure as the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Force Awakens read the script for the first time. “It’s hard to keep a straight face when you’re at the same table as Han Solo — when you’re surrounded by people from the films that really inspired you to do what you’re doing with your life,” said the Upper Arlington native, 31. The star-struck feeling proved short-lived, though, because of the amoun...
Jordan Allen was up for the challenge. When he saw a request from the Chronicle of Higher Education asking for short videos in an email last fall, he jumped at the chance to showcase a student tradition at Ohio University that is close to his heart. The request came as a result of a story Why Campus Traditions Matter and asked for students to contribute traditions that they felt passionately showed their love for their campus.
The Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and OU WIMI (Women In Music Industry) present an evening with Merrill Garbus, the visionary leader of the band tUnE-yArDs. Garbus will join students for an interactive Skype Q&A session on Tuesday 1/19 at 7PM. Merrill Garbus has performed as tUnE-yArDs since 2009, and that band name has always been synonymous with forward movement—whether because of her explosive performance style or the always-surprising way in which her songs unfold.
Josh Antonuccio, a Lecturer of Music Production and Recording Industry, recently shared his top albums of 2015 with WOUB in a series of year-end articles by WOUB staff and contributors. Coming on the heels of numerous great releases from last year, 2015 proved to be another year of incredible music. With a plethora of long-awaited releases, as well as a heavy contingent of new artists releasing exceptional albums, 2015 provided many extraordinary musical moments across genres.
Eddie Ashworth, an associate professor in the School of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University where he teaches courses in record production and music industry studies, recently shared his top albums of 2015 with WOUB in a series of year-end articles by WOUB staff and contributors. From his WOUB.org blog: I have a feeling that there will be quite a few records that will land on the majority of these “best of” lists this year. I’ll leave the effusive and well-deserved praise o...
The Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies will host a retirement reception for longtime professor Don Flournoy from 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2015 in the Lower Atrium of the Schoonover Center Flournoy is retiring after 44 years teaching and researching the application of media and communication technologies to the solution of human problems and the establishment of public policy that facilitates free and open public access to broadband communication networks. Dr.