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Meditate to Change Your State: MI Professor Publishes RelaxU App


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


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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MSU Graduate Certificate in Serious Games: Now with Badges!


by Carrie Heeter, Professor
The MSU Graduate Certificate Program in Serious Games now comes with badges. You earn one badge for each of the three courses, as soon as you successfully complete the course. And you earn a composite

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Net Neutrality, the Open Internet and the Need for Relevant Research

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On February 26, 2015, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its latest attempt to secure an open Internet by establishing net neutrality rules. The latest Order, whose full text will be released to the public after the Commission vote,

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