Celeste Moreno

Computer Science Education Week: Celeste Moreno leads animation workshop

Feb. 16, 2021

As part of Boulder’s Computer Science Education Week (CSED), ATLAS PhD student Celeste Moreno will be teaching "Animate Your World," a workshop geared towards beginners and families. The workshop is part of Moreno’s graduate research in the Department of Information Science’s Creative Communities group, funded under an NSF award (NSF-2005702) titled, “Tinkering and Making Strategies to Engage Children and Families in Creating with Code.”

dancers wearing interactive LED costumes

B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance Creative Residencies

Feb. 10, 2021

The B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance will be opening its call for 2022/23 Creative Residencies in January, 2022. All CU faculty, staff, students, and recent CU graduates are welcome to apply. We will be accepting proposals for art installations, musical performances, theatrical productions, dance, experimental digital media, thesis...

Tracy Fullerton

Whaaat!? Festival offers video gamers a walk in the woods

Feb. 9, 2021

As part of the ATLAS Institute’s third annual Whaaat!? Festival, Tracy Fullerton, game designer and creator of the award-winning, "Walden, a game" will lead an interactive excursion into the world of nature and video games in an online talk on Feb. 24. Fullerton is a professor in the USC Games program at the University of Southern California and the director of the university's Game Innovation Lab.

Torin Hopkins beats on a drum next to an avatar also beating on a drum

AR Drum Circle research envisions enjoyable remote jamming experiences despite latency

Jan. 13, 2021

ATLAS researchers and Ericsson Research project collaborators are exploring ways in which remote drumming experiences can be made more enjoyable despite the latency, including drumming with avatars.

Kailey Shara

Kailey Shara's research featured by CU Boulder's New Venture Challenge

Jan. 11, 2021

Kailey Shara is the CEO of Chembotix, a company that is developing a robotic automation platform to dramatically speed up chemistry research and development.

Female Indian farmers

Seeding change: MS students' paper on cycles of poverty in rural India accepted by international conference

Dec. 17, 2020

When three first-year ATLAS master's students in the Social Impact track of the Creative Technology and Design program learned of the staggering suicide rate of male farmers in rural India and the suffering that ensues for their surviving family members, they wanted to explore effective interventions.

Woman teaching online

COVID-19 creates new learning opportunities for ATLAS students

Dec. 17, 2020

The pandemic has created immense challenges for countless students and instructors. That’s a given. At the same time, the switch to all-online teaching also created some unforeseen opportunities. This fall, the faculty roster for ATLAS included New York City-based creative technologist, David Tracy ; extended reality developer David Lobser ,...

ATLAS 2020 graduate photos

ATLAS Institute Winter 2020 Graduates

Dec. 14, 2020

Please join the faculty of the ATLAS Institute in recognizing and celebrating our newest alumni, who graduate this month from the College of Engineering and Applied Science with Bachelor of Science degrees Creative Technology and Design. Equipped with uniquely interdisciplinary skill sets, they complete their undergraduate studies well prepared to...

Capstone projects

Featured Capstone Projects December 2020

Dec. 14, 2020

To finish out their studies at ATLAS, students majoring in Creative Technology & Design (CTD) complete a culminating capstone project in their senior year that draws on the wide range of technical and creative skills learned throughout their time in the program. Capstone Projects is structured as a studio course...

Photos of Lillie Bahrami, Alana Faller, and Michelle Galetti

December 2020 ATLAS Undergraduate Student Awards

Dec. 1, 2020

Graduating in December 2020 with Bachelor of Science degrees in Creative Technology and Design, the three students listed below are recognized for exceptional accomplishments, having demonstrated initiative in their academic and extracurricular activities; completed projects that reflect unusual technical creativity; and contributed significantly to the ATLAS community. ATLAS Outstanding Undergraduate...

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