“Cardozo Life” and “This is Yeshiva University” Apps Receive Recognition in UCDA Design Competition
Two apps designed by Yeshiva University’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs (CPA), “This is Yeshiva University” and “Cardozo Life,” have won highly competitive awards from the University & College Designers Association (UCDA), the nation’s first and only association for professionals involved in the creation of visual communications for educational institutions.
The YU apps received two out of four awards in the Mobile App category of UCDA’s Design Competition. There were more than 1,100 entries to the overall competition and 179 received awards. Digital entries were peer-reviewed and judged for appearance, flexibility, interactivity, message and suitability for their intended audiences, with creativity in solving the problems of designing for digital media as a primary focus.
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“Cardozo Life” and “This is Yeshiva University” Receive Gold and Silver for Mobile Media
Two of Yeshiva University’s mobile applications have been recognized as winners in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s 2013 Education Digital Marketing Awards. Created for the iPad, “Cardozo Life” won the gold award for Mobile Media and “This Is Yeshiva University” received the silver award for Mobile Media .
“YU is among the first higher-ed institutions to produce interactive publications specifically designed for the tablet,” said Judy Tashji, creative director in YU’s office of Communications and Public Affairs. “I’m thrilled that our department has been recognized with these awards. The iPad apps are free—along with our new smartphone app, ‘YU Mobile.’ ” Read the rest of this entry…
Yeshiva University Introduces YU Mobile App
Yeshiva University recently released YU Mobile, a new mobile app that enables users to do everything from planning their courses for the semester to browsing the YU Library catalog to finding campus locations through the map portal, all on the go.
The free app, currently available for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android and coming soon to all other mobile devices, offers up-to-date news and information about all aspects of the University. Read the rest of this entry…
New App Offers Users Enhanced Visual Overview of Yeshiva University
Take a tour of Yeshiva University’s renowned undergraduate and graduate schools, with the swipe of your finger!
This Is Yeshiva University, the official University guidebook, is now available for download on the iPad. Read the rest of this entry…
New Application Offers Users Enhanced Cardozo Publication
Cardozo Life, the magazine of YU’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is now available on the iPad.
Cardozo Life reports on the Cardozo’s activities, faculty and alumni, and includes interviews, articles and insights about current issues and compelling legal topics. Rich with media, the application is created especially for the iPad. Users can scroll stories, watch video, share information and connect to Cardozo Law in a full interactive experience.
Publication features include stories on high-profile initiatives like the Innocence Project and WikiLeaks symposium; links to information about cases and issues discussed in the articles; photo galleries and videos featuring accomplished teachers, alumni and students; information about how the school thrives in New York City through internships, programs and courtroom experiences; links to the school’s Web site on related classes and programs; and a Class Notes section for alumni with sharing options.
Download the free app on iTunes today.