Even though college campuses are already teeming with hordes of seemingly undead victims of academia, the fine people at AMC, Instructure and The University of California, Irvine have teamed up to bring actual Zombies to (online) college, with the production of a new massive open online course (MOOC) exploring a wide variety of scholarly disciplines through the lens of a zombie apocalypse.
From the press release:
The free, eight-week MOOC, titled “Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead,’” will be offered on Instructure’s MOOC platform, Canvas Network, and will be taught by a multidisciplinary team of UC Irvine faculty: Zuzana Bic, public health; Joanne Christopherson, social sciences; Michael Dennin physics; and Sar…
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Fans of AMC's "The Walking Dead" are in for a treat -- starting this September 20th, the popular undead show will be subject of attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Orlando. The attraction, promised to be "eerily authentic and disturbingly real", will throw park guests into the heart of the show's once impenetrable prison, the West Georgia Correctional Facility, now infested with hordes of brain-craving zombies. The prison, a glorified labyrinth, is an authentically tight-knit cobweb of nooks and crannies based on the show's prison, with zombies lurking around every corner. The mazes will also send guests through a terrifying wilderness surrounding the prison and into the deceptively utopian Woodbury.
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