fiona bell peels bioplastic from window

Shapeshifting: The varied applications for bioplastics

April 26, 2020

In this short video, Fiona Bell, ATLAS CTD student and member of the Living Matter Lab, shares a class project she completed for Design Foundations where she made a variety of bioplastics for a range of different applications.

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson's artwork recognized in Denver and Chicago

April 23, 2019

Joel Swanson has been on the go this spring, with exhibitions opening in Denver and Chicago, and his joining the Octopus Initiative, an innovative program sponsored by Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art.

Nimb.ly team members from left to right: Devon Soto, Ted Thayer and Brandon Aguirre.

ATLAS grad student Ted Thayer helps NIMB.LY team to New Venture Challenge win

April 3, 2019

Ted Thayer, Creative Technologies and Design master's student, was one of three students on the IT Track winning team for the New Venture Challenge Championships, taking home a $7,500 prize for their startup, Nimb.ly, a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

BS TAM grads prepare for graduation ceremony

Spring graduation numbers multiply eightfold as BS CTD popularity soars

May 9, 2018

The third class to graduate with the ATLAS Institute's Bachelor of Science degree in Technology, Arts & Media includes 24 students, eight times the number of students to walk the aisle just one year ago.

Danny Rankin

Q & A with Creative Industries graduate Danny Rankin

Feb. 1, 2018

Instructor Danny Rankin discusses his research, classes and more in an interview with CU Connections.

Danny Rankin

Game design class births survival quest featuring magic mushrooms, rabid raccoons and cannibalism

Nov. 27, 2017

ATLAS graduate student Danny Rankin, who graduated in May from the CTD track of the ATLAS master's program, launches a survivalist board game that exceeds promoter's Kickstarter goal by more than 2,000 percent.

Photo of Danny Rankin

Danny Rankin: Hacker, Farmer, Technologist, Designer

May 1, 2017

“He doesn’t fit any single box. Everyone in ATLAS knows and respects Danny. He embodies so much of who we are as an interdisciplinary institute.”

Students working together at Creative ++ jam

Creative++ attracts participants with non-tech backgrounds

March 7, 2017

No longer just for kids, the Laboratory for Playful Computation's BlockyTalky toolkit empowers adults to invent their own creative interfaces.