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Twelve undergraduates recognized with ATLAS student awards

May 7, 2020

Of the 62 seniors graduating with a Technology, Arts & Media bachelor’s degree in 2020, ATLAS is recognizing 12 students with one of two awards.

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ATLAS research helps define the future of human-computer interaction

May 1, 2020

At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, contributing nine papers and two workshops to CHI '20.

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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.

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ATLAS makers print face shield parts to help protect medical personnel from the novel coronavirus

April 14, 2020

Joining the global grassroots response to shortfalls in personal protective equipment, members of the ATLAS community are 3D printing face shields to help protect local medical personnel against the highly contagious novel coronavirus.

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Reflections from Rwanda: Aileen Pierce shares highlights of her experience teaching at CMU Africa

April 14, 2020

Aileen Pierce, TAM associate director, senior instructor with CU engineering and a member of ATLAS faculty since 2004, recently returned from Rwanda, where she taught an advanced mobile application development course at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa in Kigali, Rwanda.

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CU Boulder "Brainwaves" Podcast is joined by Danny Rankin

April 7, 2020

ATLAS Instructor and BTU Lab co-director Danny Rankin speaks about video games on this episode of "Brainwaves: Video games and the serious business, art behind esports".

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Podcast Episode "Open Source Hardware: Makers Unite"

April 7, 2020

ATLAS BTU Lab director Alicia Gibb speaks about open source hardware on Command Line Heroes Podcast, presented by Red Hat.

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Startup founded by Creative Industries students surpasses Kickstarter goals

March 23, 2020

During EdBoard Technologies' August Kickstarter, 150 backers pledged more than $37,000, helping to bring an educational project founded by two ATLAS Creative Industries master's students to life. The venture includes colorful hardware and curriculum focused on teaching students as young as 6 about electricity and electrical circuits. The team received guidance through the ATLAS ACME Lab, which is directed by Professor Ellen Yi-Luen Do.

During the Moog Hackathon, Ruhan Wang demonstrates the e-trombone to the delight of other hackathon participants.

Ruhan Yang and teammates win first place at Georgia Tech's Moog Hackathon

March 3, 2020

ATLAS CTD master's student Ruhan Yang and two teammates won first place for their project, "e-Trombone," at Georgia Tech's annual Moog Hackathon, beating 11 teams, taking home $3,000, and securing a place in GT's prestigious Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.

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Subversion by design: Danny Rankin's TEDxMileHigh talk

Feb. 27, 2020

"To the powerful, to anyone who hides behind a brand, be warned: We know what fonts you use. We've read your brand guidelines. And if you won't tell the truth, we'll steal your voice and tell it for you." These are the words ATLAS Instructor Danny Rankin ended his TEDxMileHigh talk with on Nov. 16, 2019, and they were met with enthusiastic and prolonged applause.

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