Laura Devendorf weaving on a loom.

Laura Devendorf to present March 11 at Georgia Tech’s GVU Brown Bag Seminar Series

March 10, 2021

Laura Devendorf, director of the Unstable Design Lab in the ATLAS Institute and assistant professor of information science, will deliver a lecture entitled “Designing Not Knowing” on March 11 as part of Georgia Tech’s GVU Brown Bag Seminar Series.

The tower of the Roser ATLAS building lit with a magenta light.

Lighting marks anniversary of Colorado's first known case of COVID-19

March 8, 2021

To honor and remember the lives lost in the past year, CU Boulder joined the state of Colorado remembrance March 5 with a magenta-colored light display from the tower of the Roser ATLAS building.

LeeLee James sits in the BTU lab wearing a funny white hat and holding a disco ball

Black, queer and an engineer: Meet LeeLee James, BTU Lab student assistant

March 3, 2021

LeeLee James, BTU's student assistant, is also the "Twirling Tech Goddess" on YouTube. Her show encourages radical diversity and inclusion by making learning tech more fun, accessible and relatable to people underrepresented in STEM.

Wayne Seltzer working on a project in his basement

Wayne Seltzer, MIT alumnus and ATLAS technologist-in-residence, shares his passion for making

March 1, 2021

Wayne Seltzer, ATLAS Institute's technologist-in-residence, was featured as one of four MIT alumni who are ‘making’ their mark with a love for building and tinkering. As a maker mentor, Seltzer has worked with many students and the BTU community.

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Q&A: Student organizers design inclusive hackathon to promote diversity

Feb. 23, 2021

ATLAS students will host the sixth annual T9Hacks the weekend of March 19-21, promoting interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making, among college women and others traditionally underrepresented in hackathons.

Julia Uhr

ATLAS PhD student's game wins "Best Remix" award at Public Domain Game Jam

Feb. 23, 2021

Julia Uhr's game, "There are No Eyes Here," received the Best Remix award at the third annual Public Domain Game Jam. The painting-based puzzle utilizes elements of Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky paintings as levers, and players locate the elements they can manipulate to complete each stage.

A handmade collection of four modular soft wearable sensors with a temperature-dependent dynamic display on a person's arm.

ATLAS PhD students take home top student design awards from TEI’21

Feb. 23, 2021

Two ATLAS PhD students, Sandra Bae and Fiona Bell, took home top awards from the 15th ACM International Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) Student Design Challenge, which ran Feb. 14-19.

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.

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