21st Jan 2016
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New University of Miami Department of Community Service (DOCS) model website now live!

The Department of Community Service (DOCS) is a student run, non-profit organization endorsed by the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine’s (UMMSM) administration. Through DOCS, UMMSM students and physicians...

10th Jan 2015
Miami Magazine, Fall 2014

Interactive Media featured in Fall 2014 Miami Magazine // Toma el Paso graces the cover

Tim Collie wrote a comprehensive article about our Interactive Media program and games at UM, including both faculty and student projects, for the Fall 2014 issue of UM’s Miami magazine. Toma el Paso (Make a Move)...

14th Oct 2014
It's all about the U and WWF at the School of Communication

UM’s inaugural CoLab course is all about WWF and FSC

This Fall 2014 semester I’m running the inaugural MFA in Interactive Media CoLab class, which is a class where students create interactive solutions for a professional client. The students and...

10th Oct 2014
Sin Mosquito No Hay Dengue

Without Mosquitoes, there is no Dengue: UM students use HvM to teach Panama youth about vector-borne diseases

During Summer 2014 in the semi-autonomous Panamanian community known as Kuna Yala, a team of University of Miami Public Health and Latin American Studies students participated in an educational intervention...

24th Sep 2014
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Training Shelter Staff at His House

In August 2014, the University of Miami published an article on my Toma el Paso game, including some coverage on a recently training I did with shelter staff at His...

28th Apr 2014
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Cops & Rubbers video is now live!

 Have you played Cops & Rubbers? Watch this video to learn more about my Cops & Rubbers game project with Open Society Foundations’ Public Health and Rights Project, which is...

16th Apr 2014
Toma El Paso on The Game Crafter

Make a Move (“Toma El Paso”) is officially available on The Game Crafter

For those who have been following my Gaming the Immigration System project and the status of Make a Move (Toma El Paso in Spanish), I’m happy to announce that the...

16th Mar 2014
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UM Interactive Media MFA Among Princeton Review’s Top Graduate Game Design Programs

The School of Communications Interactive Media Master of Fine Arts program has earned a No. 24 ranking on The Princeton Review’s 2014 list of the best graduate schools to study...

03rd Oct 2013
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Creating Crowdsourcing Mobile App to Monitor Water Quality in Ghana

Article sourced from UM Interactive website (September 2013) With the global population booming and water-borne diseases on the rise, developing nations are faced with the serious challenge of providing clean water...

25th Sep 2012
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UM launching MFA in Interactive Media in 2013

It’s official, the University of Miami is launching a new MFA in Interactive Media program starting in the 2012-13 academic year. There’s also an Interactive Media minor for undergraduates. I...

20th Aug 2012
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Bienvenido!

After 5 years in New York I have moved to warmer and sunnier pastures in southern Florida and thus a refresh of my website. I’ve recently joined the faculty at...