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Browser extension helps the visually impaired interpret online images

Jan. 30, 2018

ATLAS researcher Darren Guinness developed technology that conveys online photo content to the visually impaired

T9Hacks Participant

Female-focused, collaborative hackathon session slated for Feb. 10

Jan. 17, 2018

Pack a laptop, a change of clothes and some creativity, and head over to the third annual T9Hacks, an event for female computer programming newcomers.

Faculty headshots combined

Meet new members of the ATLAS faculty

Jan. 16, 2018

ATLAS' creative community of researchers and educators welcomed four new faculty members this academic year, including Annie Bruns and Daniel Leithinger, who joined this semester.

Elephants in Zimbabwe

Zim360 Takes Virtual Travel Up a Notch

Dec. 22, 2017

BS TAM senior Mike Gough completed a 360 video project using footage shot during the spring 2017 semester, which he spent in Zimbabwe. This video about the project is beautifully produced; stay tuned for information about how to actually access the VR Zim360 experience itself.

Carolyn Castanon

My American Journey: Website chronicles Latina student’s difficult path to graduation

Dec. 18, 2017

Carolyn Castanon was a happy teenager: an A student who loved hanging out with her little sister and parents in their Colorado Springs home and playing tennis with her friends. Then, two weeks before her 15th birthday, her world broke.

Four women, who will be graduating from TAM in December, stand in front of the Roser ATLAS  building.

Women earn half of CTD’s engineering degrees at fall graduation

Dec. 18, 2017

Female enrollment in the ATLAS Institute's Technology, Arts and Media major is double the national average for engineering undergraduate programs.

Emma Oosterhous

CTD alumna wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Dec. 13, 2017

Emma Oosterhous, an accomplished comic artist who graduated from CU Boulder in May 2017, will work on a master's degree in comics and graphic novels at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

Slaton Spangler with ATLAS tower behind.

'Tis the season to geek out

Dec. 11, 2017

Just in time for the holidays, ATLAS Institute is gifting control of its tower lights to anyone and everyone.

Lila Finch teaches workshop at ATLAS

Novel Program Teaches Computer Science Alongside Art, Biology

Dec. 7, 2017

Lila Finch, an ATLAS PhD student, has designed a set of learning experiences that teach computer science alongside art and biology.

Girl looking up from computer.

Computer Science Education Week: Going Beyond Code

Dec. 6, 2017

The Laboratory for Playful Computation has developed technology that enables middle-school students to quickly create networks, connect devices, invent apps and design wearable technology.