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CTD offers company-sponsored capstone option

Aug. 11, 2021

Creative Technology and Design seniors may now opt to work on sponsored projects: "Students work on real-world projects in a client-contractor relationship, and companies have the opportunity to work with creative engineering students exploring interesting and leading-edge creative technology projects.”

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Spring 2021 Capstone Projects

May 3, 2021

CTD Capstone (previously TAM Capstone) is a rigorous, two-semester course sequence required for all Creative Technology & Design majors. Normally taken during the senior year, it involves the completion of a culminating project that goes through multiple rounds of faculty review and iteration. This small collection of project presentations gives a sense of the kind of work students complete in the CTD program.

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T9Hacks attracts more than 70 percent female participants

March 30, 2021

More than 70 people attended ATLAS Institute's sixth annual T9Hacks on March 19-21, and more than 70 percent of them identified as female, meeting the organizers' goal of bringing in populations underrepresented in hackathons.

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Reflections from Rwanda: Aileen Pierce shares highlights of her experience teaching at CMU Africa

April 14, 2020

Aileen Pierce, TAM associate director, senior instructor with CU engineering and a member of ATLAS faculty since 2004, recently returned from Rwanda, where she taught an advanced mobile application development course at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa in Kigali, Rwanda.

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T9Hacks continues to grow and thrive

Feb. 16, 2018

Creative coding marathon attracts a majority of women and first-time hackers.

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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.

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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...

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ATLAS hosts CU’s first-ever women’s hackathon

Feb. 16, 2016

In February, ATLAS hosted the University of Colorado Boulder's first-ever women's hackathon, an event intended to promote gender diversity in technology and creative industries.