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YSM website nominated for Webby Award

School of Music is one of five nominees in the School/University category
April 8, 2014

Digital Media Center for the ArtsThe Yale School of Music’s new website was nominated for a Webby Award. The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences announced the nominees on Tuesday, April 8.

YSM is one of five nominees worldwide in the School/University category.

The School’s new website, which launched last September, was created through a collaboration between School of Music staff and faculty and design agency Madison Mott. View the creative team here.

All nominees compete for the web industry’s two most coveted awards: the Webby Award and the Webby People’s VoiceAward. While the Academy selects its Webby Winner in each category, every Webby Nominee also contends for a Webby People’s Voice Award as selected by the voting public. Voting is open April 8–24.  

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Honorees are selected for recognition based on excellence in content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity, and overall experience. Overall, this year’s Webby Awards received more than 12,000 entries from all 50 U.S. states and over 60 countries worldwide. From the thousands of global entries submitted, only 8% were selected as nominees.

The Webby Award and People’s Voice Award winners will be announced on April 29, 2014.

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media. An international organization, the Academy selects the nominees and winners for the Webby Awards and the Lovie Awards, the leading honors for websites and individual achievement in technology and creativity. Presented by The Academy, The Webbys and The Lovies recognizes excellence in interactive creativity, establishing best practices on a yearly basis, and thus pushing the standards of web development continually higher.

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