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Adobe Creative Cloud World Tour Stops at UT Dallas

July 10, 2014

Adobe’s Create Now 2014 World Tour will stop at UT Dallas this summer. Adobe Evangelists, Jason Levine, John Head, and Terry Ryan will visit UT Dallas to present the latest in Adobe Creative Cloud since CS6. The event takes place on Thursday, July 17 from 6-9 pm in Texas Instruments Audito…

Professor Kim Knight Published in Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media

May 23, 2014

Assistant Professor Kim Knight has been recently published in The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. This collection of works includes articles from university professors across the United States who are well-versed in the rapidly expanding field of Digital Media. Kim’s two publications cover c…

Welcome New EMAC Faculty Members

May 20, 2014

We are excited to announce new faculty members, Angela M. Lee, Olivia Banner, and Rosanna Guadagno to the Emerging Media and Communication program. Since EMAC began, we have been dedicated to providing our students with areas of study that involve the most recent technologies and topics that occur w…

Computing Everywhere

May 19, 2014

We see computing in our phones, robots, and tablets, but have you ever thought that computing can be found even in static objects like tables and rocks? Computer Science and Arts & Technology professor, Dr. Paul Fishwick explains how he takes abstract concepts of computing and makes them concr…

Spring 2014 Capstone Celebration

May 12, 2014

Join us on Tuesday, May 13 for our Spring 2014 Capstone Celebration! Our students will share their semester-long projects beginning at 7:00 in the Alexander Clark Conference Center Auditorium (CN 1.112). The EMAC program has grown so large that we had to change the structure of the capstone celebrat…

Student Creative Projects Featured in Undergraduate Research Journal

May 07, 2014

Arts and Technology students displayed their creative talents in the newest edition of The Exley The Fast and the Fjorious Cara Curley and Kelly Padgett were among the 15 students who created The Fast and the Fjorious, featured in The Exley. The project is a 3D, two-versus-two racing game that …

FrightLite to be Screened at Student Filmmakers Association

May 06, 2014

FrightLite, an animated short film created by Arts and Technology animation students and faculty, has been selected for screening at the SMU Student Filmmakers Association Spring Film Festival. The film depicts a boy who grapples to overcome his fear of monsters. (L-R) Arts and Technology mast…

Creative Automata Lab Makes Abstract Computing Concrete

May 03, 2014

The Creative Automata Lab lab explores how abstract foundational computing artifacts are represented. “The purpose of the lab is to make abstract computing concepts concrete,” says lab director Paul Fishwick. Fishwick is Distinguished Endowed Chair of Arts and Technology and Professor…

The Shadow and Animation of Liz Larner’s X Sculpture

May 03, 2014

Arts and Technology animation faculty Eric Farrar and Todd Fechter have created an animated representation of Liz Larner’s X sculpture. The piece is part of Nasher XChange Exhibition Sites, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 newly-commissioned public sculptures by contemporar…