Photo of TAM major Susie Gomez

Using her powers for good

May 31, 2017

When BS-TAM major Susie Gomez isn't studying, she's often off campus helping to inspire young Latina girls to become mathematics and science whizzes.

Carson Bruns in blue blazer covering his pink shirt.

ATLAS welcomes artist-chemist to faculty

May 25, 2017

Chemist and artist Carson Bruns will join CU Boulder’s ATLAS Institute and the Mechanical Engineering Department as an assistant professor this fall.

Lila Finch working on sculpture

Graduate student project illuminates science for youth

May 24, 2017

In the lobby of the Roser ATLAS Building, a nine-foot illuminated tree sculpture is lending artistic form to scientific function.

Specdrums being used

Pushing Boundaries: Specdrum rings let you turn any color, any surface into sound

May 17, 2017

TAM student Steven Dourmashki develops Specdrums: app-connected rings users wear on their fingers that turn colors into sounds.

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Technology is Going to the Dogs

May 10, 2017

Can technology work for dogs? A recent visitor to the ATLAS Laboratory for Playful Computation helped answer this question in a public workshop

Brady Risendal, Marla Bernstein, and Meridith Richter stand outside the Roser ATLAS building.

ATLAS Institute confers its first bachelor's degrees

May 10, 2017

Three students on Friday will represent the first class of graduates with the ATLAS Institute's bachelor of science degree in technology, arts and media (TAM).

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Danny Rankin: Hacker, Farmer, Technologist, Designer

May 1, 2017

“He doesn’t fit any single box. Everyone in ATLAS knows and respects Danny. He embodies so much of who we are as an interdisciplinary institute.”

Swimsense creators pose in front of the CU Boulder pool.

Inventions to look for at ATLAS Expo May 3

May 1, 2017

Come to the ATLAS Expo this Wednesday, May 3, to explore a colorful kaleidoscope of 100-plus student projects in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, human-computer interaction, design and creative technologies of all kinds.

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ATLAS Doctoral Student Chosen as Member of Autodesk’s Pier 9 Artists in Residence Program

March 14, 2017

Hyunjoo Oh is one of 22 successful applicants from across the country and world to be selected for the prestigious program

Kristof Klipfel working with his musical gloves

Pushing Boundaries: ATLAS student’s piano gloves turn any surface into a keyboard

March 7, 2017

TAM major Kristof Klipfel, who turned a pair of gloves into a music-making device, will present at the Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions conference in Japan.