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The Media Lab is a space to explore ideas related to new media and teaching, research, service, and grant writing. The Media Lab supports students, faculty, and staff in English specifically and in the university generally to think through best practice uses of technology, to learn how to compose media with technology, and to sustain media-rich projects.

Director: Dr. Michael J. Faris

Graduate Assistants
Justin Hall
Ian Weaver

Spring 2017 Hours
Mon 12–4 | Tues 11–4 | Wed 2–5 | Thurs 2–4


Fall 2016 Instruction Design Contest Announced
The Media Lab is sponsoring an Instruction Design Contest for students in English 2311. Submissions are due Monday, November 28.
Invent and Play with littleBits in the Media Lab
Come to the Media Lab to invent and play with littleBits!
Spring 2016 Instruction Design Contest Winners!
Winners of the Instruction Design Contest for Spring 2016 have been announced! 
Congratulations to first place winners Hannah Nguyen, Wade Axell, Rachael Sappington, and Tristan Hinton for "Business Etiquette and You"! 
See their video and other award winners on the contest page.
Spring 2016 Workshops Announced
The Media Lab is hosting a series of workshops this spring on managing your social media presence, the IRB Cayuse system, designing accessible PDFs, and making your life easier with Microsoft Word.

What does the Media Lab Offer?

Contact or visit the Media Lab for assistance with:

  • software and hardware
  • designing programs, brochures, and flyers
  • document design & layout
  • video equipment & editing
  • assignment planning
  • technology demos and workshops
  • poster creation
  • website design & planning
  • videoconferencing space
  • studio space
  • accessibility

Media Lab's Calendar

The embedded calendar below shows Lab hours and when the Lab is reserved or holding events.


Department of English