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Ever thought about creating your own video game? NIU’s new student club, the Game Developer Club, will offer everyone from master game designers to coding noobs the chance to play, explore, and create video games. Students are welcome to attend the club’s inaugural meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the Digital Convergence Lab,...
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New technologies are making a permanent existence possible for temporary museum exhibits such “Lady in Red and Black: Ode to Northern Illinois,” which was created by Barbara Cole Peters in 2006. NIU’s Digital Convergence Lab recruited an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate and graduate students to expand Peters’ original concept into a virtual exhibit. The resulting...
Lilly Lu and the DCL worked with students from Schaumburg High School to produce art and host events in interactive virtual worlds, such as “Future Chicago.”
The digital generation is taking over cyberspace. More and more K-12 students are getting online every day to do everything from shopping to playing games to connecting with friends, but many schools have been hesitant to embrace emerging interactive technologies in the classroom. Northern Illinois University’s HIVE Project is working to change that by generating...
The Digital Convergence Lab and a team of NIU students, faculty and staff are preparing to unveil their newly developed video game, Picodroid. The game, developed for NIU STEM Outreach, was designed to teach basic concepts in chemistry and physics to middle and high school students. A by-invitation-only demonstration will be held today on campus....