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Cohort 7 Un-Graduation Party

Aug 15, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Centre for Digital Media held a "un-graduation" party for Cohort 7’s Master of Digital Media students on Monday, August 12th. This was the beginning of a new era. Previous MDM student cohorts did their internships in the middle of the program so they had a formal graduation ceremony at...

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Great Northern Way Trust Public Open House

Jun 6, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Great Northern Way Trust is inviting the community to a Public Open House on Tuesday June 11 th from 5pm to 8pm. At the event, the public has the opportunity to find out what’s happening at the Great Northern Way (GNW) campus, which is jointly owned by UBC, SFU, BCIT and Emily Carr...

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MDM Alumni Entrepreneurs Present at CDM’s Open House

May 31, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

On Wednesday night, we hosted an Open House here at the Centre for Digital Media. The focus of the evening was how an MDM degree helped two alumni create and build their companies. People interested in the program, along with current students, alumni, faculty and staff, got together to...

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MDM Cohort 6 Graduation

May 2, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

Last Friday, we held Cohort 6’s completion ceremony here at the Centre for Digital Media. 27 students graduated — which means that there will now be 161 graduates of the Master of Digital Media program! Friends, family, members of the academic community and industry guests all came out...

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Think Global. Hack Local: A Community-Focused Hackathon

Mar 22, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

This past weekend, 35 people came out to UBC to participate in Think Global. Hack Local. a community-based hackathon that connects non-profit organizations with student developers. Non-profit organizations that needed software solutions to various problems pitched their projects to...

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Hacking Health: Finding Solutions to Advance Digital Health

Feb 28, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

This past weekend, over 150 people came out to the Centre for Digital Media to participate in Hacking Health Vancouver @ Sanotron, an event to connect developers and designers with healthcare professionals. Hacking Health is a national organization that’s dedicated to fostering...

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MDM Students Rock it at Global Game Jam 2013

Jan 29, 2013 By webdev

VANCOUVER – January 29, 2013 – More than 20 Masters of Digital Media students and alumni participated in this weekend’s Global Game Jam in Vancouver . Students rapidly iterated on this year’s theme, heartbeat, and developed incredible games throughout the 2-day development sprint,...

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Summer Showcase a Success

Jul 13, 2012 By webdev

Taking place on July 11 th in the Hangar at the Centre for Digital Media, the night kicked off with a presentation by MDM student Craig Childe, who showed off his Thereminator, an interactive waveform modulation hack that makes use of a modified Xbox Kinect and a ’67 Fender Black Face...

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