Choose your own adventure: Students demonstrate creations at Games Showcase

Two students playing a board game.

A steady stream of visitors to the first-ever Games Showcase were invited to play more than 25 board, card, mobile, and video games all created by Illinois State students, many of whom are enrolled in Creative Technologies’ game design sequence, while others are studying in programs such as information technology or are involved in gaming registered student organizations.

International graduate student perseveres, explores future of art

Rochele Gloor in art gallery

It was March 2021, and most businesses were closed amid another surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) infections and deaths across Brazil. Gloor, however, was continuing her work as art director and costume designer for a five-part television documentary titled Tramas da Moda (FashionNet), about the storied history of fashion in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

School of Music professors unite conducting and virtual reality with RibbonsVR

Dr. Tony Marinello stands next to a student. The student is wearing a VR headset and both of them are holding up a conducting baton.

In 2018 Dr. Roy D. Magnuson completed a user-friendly version of solsticeVR, a virtual reality tool that enables users to compose music. While his work on the “musical sandbox” proved to be a success, just one year later, development on an offshoot of this project began: a virtual reality tool conducting.