The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Archive: 09/07/2019

Digital Media Lab Operations Change Due to COVID-19

The Digital Media Lab has modified its offerings due to COVID-19.  You can find information about these specific changes on the services pages.  Please contact DML staff with any questions, 

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Here are a selection of projects the Digital Media Lab have collaborated on. 

"Education USA Academy is a short-term academic program that provides English language courses, college preparatory content, tours of diverse colleges and universities, and cross-cultural activities to 15- to 17-year-old students from around the world."

Groups will be learning about 3D Printing and Virtual Reality at the Digital Media Lab

Dr. Steve Acquah, adjunct professor of Chemistry, coordinator of the UMass Amherst Digital Media Lab, and director of GEOSET (Global Educational Outreach for Science Engineering and Technology), established the Sir Harold W. Kroto and Steve F.A. Acquah GEOSET Award to continue the late Nobel Laureate’s legacy in research and outreach. The award will be given to a chemistry major who has demonstrated excellence in science communication through digital media.



Dominique Carey won the 2019 award


The Digital Media Lab (DML) is pleased to announce Edwood Brice ’19 as the winner of the Lenovo Mirage Solo Virtual Reality Competition. Celebrating the release of Avengers: Endgame, the competition invited students to submit a 30-second video describing how they envisioned virtual reality (VR) technology and applications that could enhance student life on campus. The DML awarded Brice with a Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset.