The Creative Research Center is part of the English Department at NMSU. The Center’s guiding mission is to cultivate creative and inquisitive uses of technology and media, through workshops, lectures, and media and technology "clinics."
It operates as a media and technology/critical making lab, supporting and encouraging creative and research activity for faculty, instructors, and students in the Department, as well as hosting frequent workshops on the use of media, technology, and makerspaces in research, creative work, pedagogy, and activities that blur those distinctions.
Additionally, the Center produces a wide variety of print, web, and other design materials for Department events, as well as those from other areas in the NMSU community.
The Center maintains several ongoing activities:
The Creative Research Series, The Anti-Oppression Media Clinic, The Imaginative Futures Clinic, and The Digital Humanities Clinic, as well as invited lectures/performances from artists, theorists, and practitioners, and a slate of pedagogy workshops.