Digital scholar will keep world informed

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Salmon Creek — Aaron May, a student in the Creative Media and Digital Culture program at Washington State University Vancouver, is going to be putting out a whole lot of electronic communications over the academic year. He’s been chosen for the 2011-2012 Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory Scholars Program (http://www.hastac.org).

May will report on research taking place in the area of the digital humanities and new media at WSUV and throughout Southwest Washington to an international audience by blogging, tweeting, podcasting, vlogging and any other way he can network online.

May was also the project manager of a “MOVE Lab” project that created a sensor-based, motion-tracking, virtual haunted house.

He has applied to continue his high-tech studies via a doctorate program at the University of Western Sydney, Australia.