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An MDM Project To Inspire Women To Become Funders and Founders of Tech Companies

Mar 19, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

70% of venture capital firms that fund tech start ups don’t have a single female partner. Only 12% of all partners in Canadian venture capital firms that finance young tech firms are women. Female tech entrepreneurs receive only 4% of all capital. Back in the Spring of 2018, Gerri...

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Changing the World: An Interactive Platform For Learning Ancient Languages

Mar 11, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last summer Director Richard Smith welcomed MDM students to their third and final academic semester. After distributing the team and project assignments, he had one extra, unofficial request. He challenged every team to consider, over the course of the term, how its project would change the world. Although participation in the challenge was purely voluntary, each member of the class enthusiastically agreed.

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Changing the World: Exploring Fun With an Educational Evil Cat Game

Feb 12, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last summer Director Richard Smith welcomed MDM students to their third and final academic semester. After distributing the team and project assignments, he had one extra, unofficial request. He challenged every team to consider, over the course of the term, how its project would change the world. Although participation in the challenge was purely voluntary, each member of the class enthusiastically agreed.

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7 Steps to Choosing the Right Grad School

Jan 30, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Deciding on a graduate program is a tough decision. Going back to school is a huge commitment and you want to ensure that you choose the right program for you—one that aligns with both your career goals and your personal goals. There are a lot of benefits to doing a graduate degree...

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Grad School Application Checklist

Jan 13, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Applying to graduate school requires a lot of organization. Admissions officers want a complete picture of who you are, what your skills are and if you’re the right fit for the program, so most grad program applications require a variety of elements—including a resume, reference...

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5 Tips For a Killer Graduate School Portfolio

Jan 13, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

A portfolio is one of the most important pieces of your graduate school application. Not only does it demonstrate your skills, but it shows your level of professionalism in how you’re able to present yourself and your work. Creating a portfolio is not easy. It takes time to think...

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MDM Students & Alumni Build a World-Class VR Experience, Again!

Dec 5, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

For the past few years, a team of MDM students and alumni have collaborated to build the VR Theater at SIGGRAPH. The VR Theater has become one of the main pillars of SIGGRAPH (one of the premier technology conferences in the world on computer graphics and interactive techniques) and is a chance for attendees to experience some of the world’s top narrative-driven VR films within a unique group setting.

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MDM Student Team Runner Up In Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest

Nov 20, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

We’re pleased to announce that a team of MDM students and faculty was runner up in the Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest. Up against 9 other teams—mostly professional game developers—the MDM team was the only student team in the contest. Niantic is an augmented reality games...

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