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Serious Games: Counterintuitively Delightful

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This content was originally published on gamedev.msu.edu. 
When you see the phrase, serious games, do you think of something educational and boring? Or do you think about games to teach college professors how use active learning approaches in their teaching?  Games to


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Bob Albers prepares for retirement from MSU, premieres film at CCFF

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After a 35-year career teaching at MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences in the Department of Media and Information, Senior Video Specialist Bob Albers will retire after the current spring semester.
Albers teaches one of the Communication Arts


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Meditate to Change Your State: MI Professor Publishes RelaxU App

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Just in time to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions, MI Professor Carrie Heeter has published a new meditation app.
RelaxU includes five 10-minute seated meditations: Calming, Favorite Place in Nature, Comfort, Releasing, and Stability. Each has been carefully


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The (Virtual) Reality of the Meaningful 2016 Play Conference

Game designers and more gathered for the 5th annual Meaningful Play Conference at Michigan State University.

The Meaningful Play 2016 Conference ended as a huge success. The event spanned from October 20-22, with most of the activities taking place in MSU’s Union. The Department of Media and Information (specifically their GameDev faculty, staff, and students) is


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World-class New Colleagues

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We are excited to welcome eight world-class colleagues to our department! They are part of an amazing group of 28 tenure system faculty and professors of practice hired by the College of Communication Arts and Sciences and will and add


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