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The Dallas Contemporary to Feature Work from EMAC & ATEC Students

April 24, 2014

New Media is the topic for The Dallas Contemporary’s upcoming exhibition featuring student work from UNT, SMU, and UTD. EMAC is proud to have two students, Jay Ray (EMAC) and William Broderick (ATEC), working together to present ‘Self vs Other’ on Friday night at the exhibition. This project i…

ATEC Professor Releases New Work of Net Art

April 14, 2014

Associate Professor Scot Gresham-Lancaster and media artist Tim Perkis have completed a new online project released on the turbulence.org website as part of a network art grant provided by the NEA. iLib Shakespeare (the perturbed sonnet project) is a social media mashup that uses the dynamic inp…

Astronaut and Champion of Science Education to Speak

April 12, 2014

Dr. Mae Jemison — whose many career titles have included astronaut, chemical engineer, physician, entrepreneur and teacher — will speak Wednesday in the final installment of the inaugural ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Her presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the Edith O’Donnell ATEC Bu…

ATEC Building Gallery Hosts Opening Exhibition

April 10, 2014

Through his art, photographer Ken Light has documented an array of social issues for more than 40 years. Light will discuss some of his work on Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davidson Auditorium, which currently appears in the campus exhibit “Physical Labor: Photographs of Workers, 1940…

Google Vice President Talks Old, New Technology at ATEC Lecture

April 09, 2014

As a crowd filled the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building’s lecture hall, the lights glowing around the walls of the room were a bright blue, red, yellow and green. The multicolored arrangement was a tribute to the third speaker in the inaugural ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series, Goo…

New 3D Film Celebrates Tricks and Treats

April 04, 2014

With Halloween still months away,  Arts and Technology faculty member Todd Fechter’s new animated film honors both the trick and the treat of the annual celebration. Rigg R Reet is a 3D animated film about a little, candy-obsessed girl who stumbles onto a trick-or-treat jackpot. The film c…

ATEC Game Wins First Place at Medical Simulation Conference

April 02, 2014

A collaborative game-based simulation project between UT Dallas, UT Arlington and Baylor Scott & White Health that seeks to improve physician-nurse communication received first place at a serious games competition at the 14th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). The …

Mother & Daughter Making EMAC a Family Tradition

March 26, 2014

‘Traditional’ isn’t something that comes to mind when thinking about the EMAC program. For Lari Tanner, the image of a traditional university setting looked something similar to her previous experience where professors cared more about lecturing at students than interacting with th…

Free Crowd-funding Workshop Offered Friday, April 4, 2014

March 25, 2014

The Arts and Technology Program (ATEC) and the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) are hosting a ½ day program on crowdfunding from 11:00-3:00 on April 4th.   The purpose of the event is to promote awareness of this topic across campus and to bring together students and faculty wh…

‘A Father of the Internet’ to Discuss His Role in Developing Technology

March 20, 2014

Weeks after the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, one of the “fathers of the Internet” will visit campus to talk about his role in developing new technology. Vinton G. Cerf will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 as part of the University’s new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series.…