DX Media Student Presents at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capital

Patricia Melton of the Department of Art’s Digital/Experimental Media program recently presented her work at the Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the capital in Topeka on February 15th. Patricia project “The Cicada: Interactive Art Promoting Healthier Human-Insect Relationships” is an exploration of alternative modes of interaction with living organisms. The interactive Cicada invites the participant to interact by applying pressure and responding by triggering sound, images and video. Only 5 K-State students were selected by the Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry for this prestigious event. Congratulations, Patricia!

K-State News Article

Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Digital/Experimental Media

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The Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (SUROP) at Kansas State University (KSU) gives undergraduates from under-represented groups a first-hand experience with the research process. This experience is designed to help students prepare for graduate school and other advanced study.

DX Media faculty member Carlos Castellanos will be participating with Professor William Hsu from Computer Science to co-mentor a student with computer science or engineering background or an technologically inclined new media artist on an interdisciplinary project.

For more information, please visit the link below or contact Professor Castellanos at ccastellanos@ksu.edu

http://www.k-state.edu/grad/academics/surop/surop.html

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2017.