Katie Gach

Katie Gach's research informs Facebook's new legacy policies

April 10, 2019

On April 9 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced new guidelines for memorial legacy accounts, and those changes were directly informed by research from ATLAS PhD candidate Katie Gach.

Nicole Johnson and Abigail Zimmermann-Niefeld

ATLAS PhD students honored by National Science Foundation

April 10, 2019

ATLAS PhD student Nicole Johnson and affiliated ATLAS PhD student Abby Zimmerman-Niefield have been selected as 2019 National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellows.

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 in the creative industries track, 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.

Clement Zheng and Peter Gyory

"Hot Swap" wins top spot in alt.ctrl.GDC

March 29, 2019

Clement Zheng (right) and Peter Gyory celebrate at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco after winning the Independent Game Festival's alt.ctrl.GDC award, which came with a $3,000 payout.

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Daily Camera: ATLAS Institute program aims to connect CU Boulder faculty over free lunch

March 28, 2019

"This is a small experiment to see if can we take people out of their shells," said ATLAS Institute Director Mark Gross. "... I believe that the most important, innovative and forward-looking ideas happen at the intersections of traditional disciplines."

Swim sense project with student inventors

Deadline to apply for ATLAS Expo is April 7

March 26, 2019

ATLAS is seeking entries for ATLAS Expo Spring 2019, a showcase of innovative and creative student projects, happening April 25, 4:30-6:30 pm. The annual event draws hundreds of attendees from industry, campus and the community and features a kaleidoscope of student projects from web, image, VR, game or animation works...

Joel Swanson

Joel Swanson's solo exhibit, "In Other Words," opens in Denver's Republic Plaza

March 20, 2019

ATLAS Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's solo exhibition, "In Other Words," explores the relationship between language and technology.

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Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us)

March 19, 2019

ATLAS announces the launch of Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us), an initiative aimed at promoting interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative work across the CU Boulder campus.

Zack Weaver

Former ATLAS PhD student Zack Weaver coleads team that wins Library Journal Movers & Shakers award

March 12, 2019

Former ATLAS PhD student and BTU lab member, Zack Weaver, and his team from Building 61, the hacker/makerspace at the Boulder Public Library, received a Library Journal 2019 Movers & Shakers award.

Carson on stage during TEDx talk

Futuristic tattoos that react to the world around you

Feb. 28, 2019

Tattooing is an ancient practice and the technology used today is fundamentally the same as it was thousands of years ago. In this jaw-dropping TEDx talk, Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at the ATLAS Institute, demonstrates futuristic tattoos that are both beautiful and...

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