Board of regents approves ATEC school

Board of regents approves ATEC school

The UT System Board of Regents approved the creation of a new Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication school on Feb. 12. The new school, set to start in September, will take with it close to 1,300 students currently in the School of Arts and Humanities and six degree programs associated...

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Regents approve new ATEC school

Regents approve new ATEC school

The UT System Board of Regents approved the proposal on Feb. 12 to create a separate Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication school starting fall 2015. The new school will offer six degree programs to start with — all four ATEC degrees and the two EMAC degrees. Students won’t experience any...

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ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

ATEC split from A&H planned for fall’15

UTD President David Daniel proposes new School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication The Arts and Technology and Emerging Media and Communication programs might soon spin out from Arts and Humanities into a separate school as early as Sept. 1, UTD President David Daniel said on Jan. 20 at the...

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Sticky Situations

Sticky Situations

ATEC students have produced “Sticky,” a 107-second animated short film that expresses the circle of life through a young chameleon, a fly and a flower. “Sticky” is the second animated short film from the animation studio course. A team of 30 students, from the graduate and undergraduate levels, worked on...

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Galactic Gaming

Galactic Gaming

A plane flies by overhead, ducking and twisting through mysterious alien ruins on an unknown mission of exploration. The horizon is infinite, as are the mysteries to uncover in the strange, inside-out world of “InnerSpace.” A group of arts and technology students first conceived the video game when they formed...

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Game Time

Game Time

Correction: The name of the exhibit that features video games by UTD students is called 2theExtreme: MathAlive!, and it will be featured at the Perot Museum through January 4. The Mercury regrets this error.  ATEC students, Perot Museum collaborate to create educational games for children Usually relegated to the entertainment industry,...

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Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Life after ATEC uncertain for graduates

Arts & technology students struggle to find desired employment, develop appropriate work portfolios from curriculum He has 12 hours left in the ATEC program at UTD and is on the hunt for a job that will use the skills he learned in the classroom. But looking at how others in...

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