Students pose in field with flight control unit after retrieving it in Eastern Colorado.

Black box designed by ATLAS students rises 101,000 feet, captures data and imagination

April 12, 2022

First students built the instrumentation. Then they attached it to a high-altitude weather balloon that took it to an altitude of 101,000 feet. Thanks to the geolocation technology they had incorporated, they were then able to locate the instrumentation 120 miles away in Eastern Colorado.

Hack CU winners stand on stage below balloons spelling "HackCU."

ATLAS students take home HackCU's top awards

April 4, 2022

For the second year running, Creative Technology and Design students won first place at the largest university hackathon in the Rocky Mountain region, HackCU, held this year March 5-6 on the CU Boulder campus. Another student, whose two majors include CTD and computer science, took second place this year as the sole member of his team.

Museum volunteer, "Charlotte" poses by Andrea Fautheree Márquez's exhibit.

Andrea Fautheree Márquez's project featured in Museum of Boulder's Voces Vivas

March 22, 2022

Museum of Boulder’s new exhibit, Voces Vivas: Stories from the Latino Community in Boulder County, Past and Present features Andrea Fautheree Márquez's thesis project, "Chicana Light," which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado.

Andrea Fautheree Marquz project with three screens all on their own loops and framed by Coors beer cans

Graduate thesis project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 11, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez's thesis project, "Chicana Light," explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado. Fautheree Márquez used projection mapping to create the installation of three videos playing on their own loops.

Collage of four MS-CTD students on top and five BS-CTD students on the bottom who won ATLAS awards in 2021.

Spring 2021 ATLAS Student Awards

May 4, 2021

Graduating in May 2021 with degrees in Creative Technology and Design, the graduate and undergraduate students listed below are recognized for exceptional accomplishments, having demonstrated initiative in their academic and extracurricular activities, completing outstanding research or creative projects, or contributing significantly to the ATLAS community.