iEAR tv

Experience Rensselaer's own student produced Arts Channel!
Channel 55 on Campus Cable

Sponsored by the Arts Department,  iEAR tv! (Channel 55) is offered on-campus through the Institute's own CATV network dedicated to developing the research, content and production-pipeline of the Arts Department. iEAR tv! is designed to showcase our distinctive programs in the electronic arts, offering Rensselaer quality artistic, cultural, community and educational television.

Created by the students, faculty and staff of the Arts Department, we produce much of our own programs and encourage emerging artists and affiliates to also contribute. Collaborative relationships which have been developed over the years with the school of Humanites Arts, and Social Sciences, as well as other Departments and Schools of the Institute. Additional collaborations with community groups and individuals interested in sharing production with the Arts Department offers a diversity of expression to viewers.

Programming is developed to highlight and support the Arts Department's core missions of teaching and research. An Advisory Council, composed of  faculty, students and staff of the Arts Department and HASS, provides guidance on policy, programming and strategic matters.

For more information call Nao Bustamante, Associate Professor and Director of iEAR tv! at 518-276-8768 or email her at

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Volmer Fries Lecture - Geert Lovink: "Critical Internet Cultures after Snowden"
April 1, 2015 6:00 PM
CBIS Auditorium

Geert Lovink, Amsterdam-based media theorist and internet critic, will analyse the implications of the Snowden revelations and discuss strategies and concepts for overcoming the current crisis.