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KORA 1.0.0 released

08 January on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights, Serious Games

KORA 1.0.0 has been released. This full version release includes bug fixes from the KORA 1.0.0-beta release and additional features, including fixity checking and enhanced documentation. You can obtain KORA 1.0.0 from sourceforge: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=212072

MATRIX Faculty Member Selected to Serve on National Research Council Committee

03 November on Announcements, Serious Games

Ethan Watrall has been selected to participate as a member on the National Research Council committee on Modeling, Simulation, and Gaming. One of the committee’s objectives is to explore how gaming affects attitudes and values of the people who play […]

KORA 1.0.0-beta released

03 November on Announcements

After nearly a year of work, KORA 1.0.0-beta has been released.  This release includes many of the functions of previous versions and additional new features, including the ability to associate items between projects as well as search across multiple projects. […]

Matrix Co-Sponsors Meaningful Play 2008

06 October on Announcements, Serious Games

Meaningful Play 2008 (http://meaningfulplay.msu.edu) is an interdisciplinary academic conference taking part at MSU from October 9-11 that explores the potential of games to entertain, inform, educate, and persuade in meaningful ways. The conference includes thought-provoking keynotes from leaders in academia […]

Student Appreciation Lunch

29 September on Announcements

On Friday September 4, 2008, MATRIX hosted an appreciation lunch for all student employees who contributed to MATRIX’s success over the summer of 2008. More than 30 people attended and recognition letters were given to the student employees for their […]

New MATRIX Website Launches

19 August on Announcements

MATRIX launched their new website this week. The entire staff contributed to the development of the content, highlighting MATRIX’s concentration on research, repositories, education, and service. The goal of the website is to make information on what they do more […]

School of Labor and Industrial Relations

18 August on Announcements, Project Highlights

The School of Labor and Industrial Relations at Michigan State University has launched their new MATRIX designed website. MATRIX played an integral roll throughout the design process. Our design team shared critical information architecture knowledge and web design skills with […]

MSU Sports History

02 July on Announcements, Project Highlights

The new Michigan State University Sports History website launched last week as a continuing collaborative effort between MATRIX, the MSU Department of History, and the University Archives & Historical Collections of MSU. The site contains images and associated metadata collected […]

MSU Museum Studies

01 July on Announcements, Project Highlights

MATRIX assisted the Michigan State University Museum Studies Program in the launch of their new website last week. The work was a collaborative effort by various members of the MATRIX design team with MSU Museum curator Marsha MacDowell. MATRIX also […]

MATRIX Director Featured in Podcast

09 April on Announcements

Mark Kornbluh, Director of MATRIX and Chair of the Department of History at Michigan State University, participated in a podcast interview with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) on April 9, 2008. Topics of discussion included details on the universe […]