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    Collection of posts about our home, the Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building.

    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…

    Inaugural Series Ends with Inspiring Talk from Scientist, Astronaut

    May 02, 2014

    UT Dallas chess team members Patrycja Labedz, Woman FIDE Master, and Cheradee Camacho, Woman International Master, greeted teens from Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School. The teens attended Mae Jemison’s lecture as special guests of UT Dallas. Dozens of young women from Irma L…

    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…

    Lighting a Creative Spark in North Texas

    March 05, 2014

    This piece was taken from The President’s Viewpoint, a newsletter from the desk of Dr. David Daniel, president of The University of Texas at Dallas. The University of Texas at Dallas has a particular and distinguished story to tell about its faculty, students, and staff and the excellence an…

    Models of X

    February 20, 2014

    To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center presents Nasher XChange Exhibition Sites, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 newly-commissioned public sculptures by contemporary artists at 10 sites throughout the city of Dallas. The Edith O’Donnell Arts and Techno…

    Tech Executive to Describe Wonders of the Cloud World on Feb. 26

    February 18, 2014

    Christian Belady, general manager of Datacenter Services for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and a UT Dallas alumnus, will speak Feb. 26 at the second event in the new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Christian Belady He helps build and manage the world of cloud computing at Microsof…

    Tech Executive to Discuss Future of the Cloud

    January 31, 2014

    UT Dallas alumnus and tech executive Christian Belady MA’90 provides a voice from technology on Feb. 26, as part of the ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series. Belady is general manager of Data Center Services for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and a key player in shaping the direction of c…

    ATEC Distinguished Lectures Start Jan. 22

    January 08, 2014

    The University of Texas at Dallas will launch the new ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 22 with a talk by Monuments Menauthor Robert Edsel. The lecture series, presented by The Dallas Morning News, was first announced during the recent dedication of the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Techn…

    Chamber of Commerce President Speaks About ATEC Building

    November 22, 2013

    Richardson Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bill Sproul recently spoke about the new Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building, saying the building is “a great new asset for our technology community.” …

    O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building to be Formally Dedicated

    November 07, 2013

    Today, the University of Texas at Dallas is formally dedicating its newest campus addition – the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. Event ParkingSpace will be reserved on Levels One, Two and Three of Parking Structure One (PS1) at the corner of Drive A and Drive G. Members of …

    Premiere of Rodriguez’s Work Celebrates New O’Donnell Building

    October 31, 2013

    Commissioned by UT Dallas, the world debut of a new orchestral work will mark the opening of the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. UT Dallas professor Robert Xavier Rodríguez, who holds the Endowed Chair in Art and Aesthetic Studies, has composed De Rerum Natura, which he will con…

    Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building Celebrated

    October 22, 2013

    Campus Preview Day On October 25, 2013, noon – 4 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to a preview tour and open house. Student projects, demonstrations and academic programs will be on display. Formal Dedication Ceremony On November, 7, 2013, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A formal dedicatio…

    Nasher Brings 2 Sculptures to Campus as Part of 10-Location Exhibit

    October 17, 2013

    A wood version of “X” will be located inside the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building, and later, a stainless steel version will be placed in a courtyard. Two sculptures will soon adorn the newly opened Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. The pieces were commis…

    New ATEC Building Sight of Next Nasher XChange Work

    July 26, 2013

    X (detail), computer rendering, Liz Larner, 2013 The Nasher Sculpture Center has announced their plans for a commissioned work by Liz Larner at UT Dallas for Nasher XChange. The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to reveal the plans for a newly commissioned sculpture by artist Liz Larner for The Uni…

    UT Dallas Building to be Named for Philanthropist Edith O’Donnell

    May 10, 2013

    The Arts and Technology (ATEC) building under construction at The University of Texas at Dallas will bear the name of one of Texas’ most generous philanthropists in honor of her long-standing dedication to higher education, scientific research and the arts. The Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technolog…

    350 Show Support, Offer Condolences to Workers’ Families

    July 12, 2012

    Visitors to the memorial ceremony signed remembrance books in honor of each of the fallen construction workers. Student Government President Raj Dwivedi spoke at the memorial ceremony, expressing his gratitude to the construction workers and offering his condolences to their families. More than 350 …

    University Marks Campus Growth in Twin Ceremonies

    September 29, 2011

    A crowd gathered at UT Dallas on Wednesday to celebrate two more milestones in campus growth: the official start of construction on the new Arts and Technology building and the successful opening of the Visitor Center and University Bookstore. Dennis Kratz, dean of the school of Arts and Humaniti…

    UT Regents Approve Plans to Build ATEC a New Home

    May 13, 2011

    The UT System Board of Regents has approved construction of a 155,000-square-foot facility at UT Dallas that will house programs in visual arts, emerging media technology and multimedia communications, as well as a 1,200-seat auditorium. The Arts and Technology building will be near the center of ca…