E-media enhances major program

By: Henry Eden ~Guest Writer~ Xavier University’s electronic media major within the School of Arts and Innovation (SAI) has a new identity at the Digital Innovation Film and Television (DIFT) program. The change occurred after the e-media program moved to the newly formed SAI last February. “The reason we changed to DIFT was because the term ‘electronic media’ put the program in a frame that really wasn’t big enough to cover everything that the program is already doing,” Tom Merrill, Director for the School of Arts and Innovation, told the Newswire. At the core of the program are digital film … Continue reading E-media enhances major program

University to found new school

By: Rich Meyers ~Staff Writer~ A new opportunity for students interested in pursuing a degree in the fine arts will be coming to Xavier through a new School of Arts and Innovation that will be created on campus. “The School of Arts and Innovation will be housed within the College of Arts and Sciences,” Xavier’s Provost and Chief Financial Officer Scott Chadwick said. “This new school will include the departments of Art, Digital Video and Film and Music and Theatre. The school will also house the Innovation Engineering (IE) minor once the curricular approval process has been completed.” The creation … Continue reading University to found new school