MSU.seum Mobile App Features Campus Archaeology Program

Screenshot from the MSU.seum app

Screenshot from the MSU.seum app

MSU.seum is a mobile application that was created by MSU Anthropology professors Dr. Ethan Watrall and Dr. Lynne Goldstein. The free mobile app allows you to explore the archaeology and heritage of the university’s campus, and uses geopositioning to identify the user’s location. For example, if the user was between Linton Hall and MSU Museum, the app would point them to Saints’ Rest, the first dorm on campus. They would learn about the history of this building and the archaeological work that was done there as well. The original design of the app began with the first Cultural Heritage Field School, and based on this first product Dr. Watrall and Dr. Goldstein decided to expand it. They hope to get funding to further develop MSU. seum to include a social aspect that allows for com- munication and discussion online.

Download this free application from iTunes, and learn more at http://msu.seum.matrix.msu.edu/ 

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