Prof. Ricardo Miranda’s VR project

Incertidumbre Camaguey

During spring break, Prof. Ricardo Miranda presented his virtual reality project INCERTIDUMBRE – a virtual reality game that investigates the sensibility of dislocation by presenting personal accounts from immigrants to the United States as well as individuals on the wrong side of gentrification.  The project was presented on the streets of Camaguey, Cuba as part of the 8th he International Videoart Festival of Camagüey (FIVAC) – a festival and conference dedicated to national and international video-creation practice.  It is a forum for discussion and debate of the main issues surrounding this artistic expression.

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Journalism students tour WNYC

WNYC group

Breaking news and two celebrity sightings made this year’s tour of WNYC extra exciting for Professor Sissel McCarthy’s journalism students.

Rebecca Weiss, a senior listener services associate, welcomed students and showed them around the newsroom just as news about the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was breaking. Students also peeked in on Alison Stewart’s show called “All of It”, described as a daily conversation about culture in New York.   

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Prof. Larry Shore’s screening and discussion

The National Press Club International Correspondents Committee will host an event: RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope
May 10 | 6:30PM |Tickets and Info

The viewing of the film will be followed by a discussion with producer/director Prof. Larry Shore and Robert Kennedy’s daughter, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, an audience question-and-answer session and reception. Tickets are $5 for National Press Club members and $10 for the general public. Students will be admitted without charge and must bring a student ID.