For the first eight weeks of the spring semester, with the assistance of students from the University of Alabama’s Computer-Based Honors Program, they produced first iterations of their projects and then presented them during the department’s annual JDay on March 14.
This year’s projects:
- By combining written stories, audio, video and still images, Leah Cayson’s What is Beauty is a storytelling website for women on campus who have struggled with body image.
- Madasyn Czebiniak’s Bike Theft project combines mapping, campus crime data about and tips on preventing campus bike theft.
- Courtney Davies created MXcluvise to give an in-depth,photo-driven look into the world of motocross.
- Debra Flax’s Braving the Homefront is a day-in-the-life multimedia series chronicling student veterans on the University of Alabama campus.
- Sara Milledge’s Piper Place is an immersive narrative that aim to humanize mental illness by profiling a mental health community in Birmingham.
- For her Eating Tuscaloosa project, Katie Turpen chose food as the lens through which to look at the intersections of UA students and the surrounding community.