Tapping into the global Poké-phenomenon

Released on Wednesday, July 6, Pokémon Go – the latest virtual reality app from international software giant Nintendo – has taken the internet by storm. We sat down with Augusta University President Brooks Keel and Jeff Mastromonico, director of Educational and Collaborative Technology, at a recent Pokémon meetup to discuss the phenomenon and its effects on the university’s Summerville Campus.

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Arthur Takahashi

Arthur Takahashi is Digital Media Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706–446–5128 or atakahashi@augusta.edu.

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