Students working together at Creative ++ jam

Creative++ attracts participants with non-tech backgrounds

March 7, 2017

No longer just for kids, the Laboratory for Playful Computation's BlockyTalky toolkit empowers adults to invent their own creative interfaces.

Laura Devendorf

When unstable technology is a good thing

March 1, 2017

Assistant professor Laura Devendorf uses the instability of everyday life as a design resource in her Unstable Design Lab.

Three students looking at a computer screen while working together at T9Hacks

Female-focused, collaborative hackathon session slated for Feb. 25

Feb. 16, 2017

Pack a laptop, a change of clothes and some creativity, and head over to CU Boulder ATLAS Institute for T9Hacks, a unique event for female computer programming newcomers to explore a hackathon environment while learning and solving compelling problems. A 24-hour invention marathon of sorts, participants will have the opportunity...

Dan Szafir

Forbes “30 Under 30: Science”— Assistant professor Dan Szafir

Jan. 20, 2017

Assistant Professor Dan Szafir named in Forbes magazine’s 2017 “30 Under 30: Science” list for pioneering work on improving human-robot communication by recognizing body language.

Roser ATLAS building at night

ATLAS 2016: List of 10

Dec. 20, 2016

Ten highlights from the past year. For a higher-resolution view on what makes ATLAS tick, come spend time with us in 2017.

Megan Leahy shows her project, the Explanimated Textbook.

Inventions to look for at ATLAS Expo Dec. 7

Dec. 2, 2016

Come visit ATLAS Expo, a showcase of more than 100 student projects in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, human-computer interaction, design, information and communication technology for development and more.

Lucy Sanders

Lucy Sanders honored with Bob Newman Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov. 17, 2016

CEO of NCWIT, Sanders was presented the award for remarkable, longstanding dedication towards diversifying the IT industry.

Photo of a Polar bear walking across ice taken by McFerrin

Filming polar bears in the distant North

Nov. 15, 2016

ATLAS graduate student Barbara MacFerrin recently travelled to the Hudson Bay to film polar bears for CIRES.

Photo of Virtual Reality Headset in new Mixed Reality Lab

ATLAS opens new Mixed Reality Lab

Nov. 15, 2016

The new ATLAS Mixed Reality Lab is open. It can take you just about anywhere—just imagine, create and go!

Photo of Kevin Moloney

The Guardian: Op-Ed by Kevin Moloney

Sept. 14, 2016

An op-ed in The Guardian by Kevin Moloney, ATLAS alumnus, discusses one of World War II's most iconic images.