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    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…

    Animation Program Gets Top Marks Second Year in a Row

    May 01, 2014

    For the second year in a row, the UT Dallas Arts and Technology (ATEC) animation program has been recognized by Animation Career Review among the best program nationally and regionally. Animation Career Review cite the ATEC program as  the number two animation school program in the southwest and …

    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). GLIMP…

    Best Shorts Competition Awards Honors to ATEC

    December 19, 2013

    Eric Farrar, Todd Fechter and members of their 2012-13 Animation Production Studio class have received honors for outstanding achievement from the Best Shorts Competition for their animated short film “Fright-Lite”. The film won an Award of Excellence in Animation. In winning Best Short…

    Video Game to Help U.S. Troops Wins New Award

    January 30, 2012

    Honor is Arts and Technology Research Project’s Third National Honor in 2 Years For the third time in two years, the First Person Cultural Trainer (FPCT), a research project from the UT Dallas Arts and Technology(ATEC) program, has won a national award for serious gaming. The First Person Cult…

    ATEC Wins Multiple Honors for Training Games

    April 14, 2011

    Two recent projects developed by research teams within the Arts and Technology (ATEC) program at The University of Texas at Dallas have earned industry awards. One award was presented at the GameTech 2011 Conference in Orlando, Fla., in March for the First Person Cultural Traineror (FPCT), a 3D inte…

    Journal Honors Pioneering ATEC Professor’s Work

    March 23, 2011

    Arts and Technology professor and researcher Dr. Mihai Nadin has won the 2010 International Journal of General SystemsBest Paper Award for a work on “Anticipation and Dynamics.” Dr. Mihai Nadin is the director of antÉ, the Institute for Research in Anticipatory Systems at UT Dallas, and is inte…

    Graduate Game Design Program Ranked in Top 10

    March 02, 2011

    Princeton Review Bases University Rankings on Survey of Academics in Field The University of Texas at Dallas has been included in The Princeton Review list of the “Top Schools for Video Game Design Study for 2011,” based on a survey of administrators at 150 schools offering video game design p…

    UT Dallas Grad’s Photos Win Awards for Quirkiness

    July 29, 2010

    Photographer Carlo Zinzi only recently graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with an MFA in Arts and Technology (ATEC), but he is already making his mark on the art world with his surreal take on Americana. Carlos Zinzi's current series of photos revolves around floating and levitatin…

    Undergrad Game Design Program Rated in Top 50

    March 17, 2010

    UT Dallas students study game design in the University’s innovative Arts and Technology program. The University of Texas at Dallas has been included in Princeton Review’s list of the “Top 50 Undergraduate Game Design Programs,” based on a survey of administrators at the roughly 500 instituti…