Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation provides space where ideas flourish, cross-disciplinary collaboration is second nature, and students learn the practical skills necessary to succeed in an ever-increasingly technological world. Learn about creativity that abounds here.
Scholars and practitioners gather to consider media, culture, and a digital future.
Rochester Review, September/October 2013
New initiatives aim to guide the creative energies of Rochester undergraduates in digital media and in engineering innovation.
Rochester Review, May/June 2012
New major in audio and music engineering aims to make its grads the ‘gold standard’ in evolving fields.
Rochester Review, September/October 2012
Visual and cultural studies scholar Joan Saab is helping to develop a new model for humanities research.
Rochester Review, July/August 2011
Joan Saab, chair of the Department of Art and Art History, talks about how the construction of Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation will impact the digital media studies and engineering programs that will be housed there.
Associate Professor of Optics and Director of Institute Ventures, James Zavislan, talks about how the construction of Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation will impact the digital media studies and engineering programs that will be housed there.
Digital media studies major Grayson Cowing talks about why studying digital media is important to him and how Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation will enhance the educational experience for students.
In response to rapid changes in the field of audio engineering, the University of Rochester is combining its expertise in music and engineering to help students succeed in the redefined industry.
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Assistant professor of art Cary Peppermint combines art and mobile technology in a way that allows his students to explore urban spaces in new ways.
Thomas DiPiero, dean for humanities and interdisciplinary studies, takes viewers on a tour of Rettner Hall while it is under construction.