ATEC awaits degree reorganization

ATEC awaits degree reorganization

In a previous version of this article Todd Fechter’s name was misspelled, The Mercury regrets this error. The Edith O’Donnell School of Arts and Technology may undergo a restructuring of the school’s two degree programs. The proposed change would merge ATEC and EMAC and bring additional changes to the graduate...

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Q&A: ATEC Dean Anne Balsamo

Q&A: ATEC Dean Anne Balsamo

Q: What are your plans for the ATEC program as its first dean? When an opportunity like this comes up, which is pretty rare, it’s a real testimony to the boldness of UTD to start a new school. So the first year has been doing this kind of inventory of...

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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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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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EMAC grad’s documentary explores Instagram community

EMAC grad’s documentary explores Instagram community

It started with homemade red velvet cupcakes. That was the first Instagram photo posted by a UTD alumnus who is now making waves after his documentary exploring the community behind the popular photo-sharing app released in May. “Instagram Is,” created and directed by Paul Tellefsen, a spring 2013 Emerging Media...

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