Category: News

DHSI: Thinking Like a Designer

I just came back from the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria where I attended the course “Visualizing Information: Where Data Meets Design” taught by Aimée Knight. In this course, we learned how to “think like a designer,” which I was worried about because design has...

Student project on Digital Matters

Matt McPherson, a Marriott Library student employee in the Media Studio, chose to feature the Digital Matters Lab in his final assignment for his Radio Journalism class. As part of his assignment, he interviewed Greg Hatch (head of Creativity and Innovation Services), Robert Nelson (Assistant Head, AV Studios), and myself,...

Introduction: Rebekah Cummings, Digital Matters Librarian

Hello, readers! This is the third and final post to introduce you to our new staff in the Digital Matters Lab. Hopefully you’ve already had a chance to read Lizzie’s and David’s great posts over the past two weeks. Now it’s my turn! My name is Rebekah Cummings, and I’m...

Introduction: David Roh, Director

Greetings!  This past year, I had the privilege of being appointed director of the the Digital Matters Lab and I’d like to take the time to tell you a bit about myself.  I’m an associate professor of English here at the U, with stops along the way at Old Dominion...

Introduction: Elizabeth Callaway, Postdoctoral Fellow

Hello, world! My name is Elizabeth Callaway, and I am the Postdoctoral Fellow at the Digital Matters Lab. I research and teach at the intersections of Digital Humanities, New Media Studies, and Environmental Humanities. My PhD is in English, but what I enjoy most is using my humanities training to...

In Development

Over the next few months, we will be rapidly developing Digital Matters at the University of Utah, including the Digital Matters Lab, workshops, programming, talks, and showcases. Please visit the site again for more updates. –The Digital Matters Steering Committee David S. Roh, Rebekah Cummings, Elpitha Tsoutsounakis, Lisa Swanstrom, Sydney...