John Miralles http://redriverradio.org en 3-D printer helps LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program http://redriverradio.org/post/3-d-printer-helps-lsu-shreveports-animation-and-digital-effects-program <p>There are a handful of 3-D printers in the Shreveport/Bossier area, and all are being put to different uses, according to the head of LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program. John Miralles purchased one several years ago through a grant. He said it’s enhancing the skill set of his students. The printer uses heated plastic in a layering process to turn his students’ computer designs into real objects.</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:22:29 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24149 at http://redriverradio.org 3-D printer helps LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program LSU Shreveport digital media certificate program seeks 60 students http://redriverradio.org/post/lsu-shreveport-digital-media-certificate-program-seeks-60-students <p>A $500,000 grant from the Caddo Parish Commission will establish a&nbsp;yearlong,&nbsp;non-credit certificate program in digital media at LSU Shreveport.&nbsp;Program director John Miralles says&nbsp;applicants must have completed high school&nbsp;will go through&nbsp;a rigorous&nbsp;evaluation process&nbsp;before being admitted&nbsp;to the 35-hour per week program taught by area industry&nbsp;professionals. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:01:31 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 10398 at http://redriverradio.org LSU Shreveport digital media certificate program seeks 60 students