Mariah Brown and Danielle Plotkin had not met before enrolling in Kimberly Ruth’s Entrepreneurial Journalism course. But their passion for West African culture and fashion made them perfect partners in developing a project they deemed “a fashionable global exchange of ideas and style.”
While creating work samples for a storyboarding internship last fall, Chelsea DeMott sought a better way to convey her artistic vision. She envisioned an interactive, web-based computer program that allowed filmmakers to test virtual equipment like lighting and cameras, create actor avatars and make storyboarding a more dynamic, useful process.
For double majors, capstone projects present an ideal opportunity to explore topics with an interdisciplinary approach. History and Sociology double major Emma Lagle brought her interest in gender studies, immigrant communities and social justice to the History Department’s capstone course, a Senior Seminar on World War I.