Summer Lab 2017

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Accessibility Project Update: Mapping Narratives of Access

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Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Laurie Gries, “Doing Digital Visual Studies”

[cs_content][cs_section parallax="false" style="margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;"][cs_row inner_container="true" marginless_columns="false" style="margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;"][cs_column fade="false" fade_animation="in" fade_animation_offset="45px" fade_duration="750" type="1/1" style="padding: 0px;"][cs_text]Please join the Digital Writing & Research Lab for Dr. Laurie Gries' lecture, "Doing Digital Visual Studies," on Friday, February 24th, at 3pm. The talk will be held at the Texas...

Remixing the News

In the last couple weeks, we’ve heard a lot about fake news, and “post-truth” was recently named by Oxford Dictionaries as its word of the year. One of the things this has had me thinking about is not only how news stories proliferate online, but how information transforms as it...

Using Raugmenter to Map the 1966 Tower Shooting

If you wanted to design an augmented reality app, but didn’t have programming expertise, what would you do? Last fall, two graduate students, Felipe Cruz (now, Dr. Cruz), Keith Leisner, and Deb Streusand began working on Raugmenter in the DWRL. This tool was designed to make the augmented reality platform LayAR...

Workshop: Managing Long-Term Projects, 9/9/16

Got a long road ahead? You don't have to travel alone. Join us this Friday between 1 and 3pm in PAR 102 for our Managing Long-Term Projects Workshop, where you'll learn project management strategies and digital tools to make your next major project a breeze. If you have questions about...

Summer Lab

Throughout the summer the lab admin team puts our collective heads together to figure out what the DWRL will focus on this coming year. We've been at it since June and have made great progress, but most of it is behind the scenes. Since lab staffers aren't producing new content...