It's difficult to overstate CU alumnus Alan Kay's influence on our modern digital landscape. Recruited to work at Xerox PARC the year it opened, Kay helped invent graphical user interfaces (GUIs), object-oriented programming and the first laptop. On November 11, after spending the day in ATLAS visiting labs and talking with faculty and students, Kay packed Cofrin Auditorium for a talk on polymaths and invention.
Making healthcare more affordable, effective and personal is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Directed by Assistant Professor Mirela Alistar, the Living Matter Lab is rising to that challenge. Read more
“It hit a really sweet spot," says Swanson. "It's subtle, and it’s all black and white, which resonates with my practice, but it’s also visually appealing enough where people walking down the street would be interested to stop and see more." Read more
Michelle Ellsworth, interim director for ATLAS Institute's Center for Media Arts and Performance and professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, is part of a team awarded a $1.1 million NSF grant to explore how established practices and knowledge of dance can support learning about computing. Read more
On Sept. 25, ATLAS Professor Ellen Do spoke at the Apsara Conference 2019, one of the largest annual gatherings of developers and tech enthusiasts in China. Her talk, "Creating Magic with Digital Design & Making," was in part an overview of the ATLAS Institute. Read more
ATLAS PhD students, Peter Gyory and Clement Zheng, took home the "Innovation in Interaction Design Award" from the International Festival of Independent Games (IndieCade) for their cooperative arcade survival game, HOT SWAP: All Hands On Deck. Read more
Matt Bethancourt and Danny Rankin started the Whaaat!? festival in order to geek-out with a group of like-minded game developers; in just the second year, the all-day event attracted more than 250 participants. Read more