Digital Matters Blog


Please visit our blog page for posts about on-going Digital Matters activities, projects, and creative output.

August 6, 2020

Jeff Turner, Digital Matters/American West Center Graduate Fellow, Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

The project I worked on, Native Places Atlas, provides a digital map of Utah onto which Native peoples can provide names for places. The project is […]
July 27, 2020

Aislinn McDougall, Spring 2020 DM Faculty Grant

I think the most crucial insight that I have gained is that thinking about these photographs as having “data” or even “metadata” that needs to be […]
July 23, 2020

Megan Weiss, Spring 2020 DM Graduate Fellow

My Digital Matters fellowship allowed me to think creatively to make these objects more available with new technologies, many of which were unfamiliar to me before […]
July 20, 2020

Carlos Santana, Spring 2020 DM Faculty Grant

This is why I’m optimistic that the kind of radical academic reorientation that our changing world demands is possible: here we are, philosophers, borrowing liberally from […]
January 28, 2020

Maria Alberto, Fall 2019 DM Graduate Fellow

Digital narratives differ from their print and oral counterparts in distinct ways, and the rapid pace of technological development and user adoption means that even these […]
January 21, 2020

Jon Mills, Fall 2019 DM Faculty Grant (Photo by Austin Aubry)

As an educator, I hoped to encourage students to be experimental in their design process and to show the positive outcomes of that experimentation, and to […]