When I moved to Virginia last year, I registered to vote at the DMV when I got my license. They gave me a form, I completed it front of them, and they told me that was all I needed to register. The form asked if was currently registered in another location so I provided my […]
If you guessed a hybrid you’re right, if you guessed a gas powered car you’re also right. My colleague Cristel Russell and I studied which cars depreciate the most. Cars that are hybrid extensions, meaning that they have a gas powered alternative (such as the Camry or Highlander) lose more value than their gas powered […]
The marketing club is selling several movie t-shirts and one box set containing 25 of the best movies ever made by NBC Universal (including Jaws, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, Despicable Me, and many more). These products were generously donated to us by an alumni who works for NBC Universal. The proceeds from the […]
There are two things I know very little about, politics and women. However, this add seems to have the same level of knowledge as I do. Every semester I ask my students to send me any advertisement they think is worth showing to the class. Usually students send me excellent advertisements that garner a lot […]
League of Legends is played by millions of people worldwide, if you totaled all of the people that are currently playing League of Legends it’s probably larger than any audience for a particular episode of “(blank)’s got talent” or “(blank) idol”. At least one school has recognized the importance of League of Legends by offering […]
Got a tour today of UMW’s new convergence center thanks to Jim Groom.
The reasons why the ice bucket challenge is so successful 1. It’s for a good cause (sure but so is every charity right?) 2. It allows individuals to invite others and we actually want to, unlike a chain letter (we all want to project a good impression so we pass on the challenge) 3. We […]
Robert Morris University created sixty (yes, 60) scholarships for a team video game, League of Legends. This was brilliant and I am certain RMU will not be the last university to create scholarships for video games. Within 48 hours of the news getting out, RMU had over 2,000 inquiries, including one from Gambia, West Africa. […]
On my way back to the office after my last class yesterday, my eye was drawn to one of our young students who really understands how to enjoy college. She was gracious enough to allow me to take a picture of her simultaneously studying and appreciating the nice day.