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EMAC Alumna Starts Fashion Magazine

July 24, 2015

A recent graduate’s passion for publication and her religion has led her to start a full-fledged magazine about the lives and fashion of modern Muslim-American women.

CTO of Oculus VR Visits UT Dallas Campus

April 28, 2015

John D. Carmack is an American game programmer and the co-founder of id Software. Carmack was the lead programmer of the id video games Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, Rage and their sequels. Carmack is best known for his innovations in 3D graphics, such as his famous Carmack’s Reverse algorithm for shadow volumes, and is also a rocketry enthusiast and the founder and lead engineer of Armadillo Aerospace. In August 2013, Carmack took the position of CTO of Oculus VR.

Duo to Present the Story of ‘Argo’ at Lecture on Tuesday

April 23, 2015

The last talk in the ATEC Distinguished Lecture Series is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building lecture hall. Speaking will be Tony and Jonna Mendez, the pair behind the story told in the Warner Bros. feature filmArgo, winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2012. The lecture … Continue reading Duo to Present the Story of ‘Argo’ at Lecture on Tuesday →

Bionics Expert Hugh Herr Describes Efforts to End Disability, Offers Hope at ATEC Lecture

April 23, 2015

Last year, Richardson resident Kathryn Kuehn lost both hands and feet from a sudden bacterial infection that caused septic shock. The amputations left her in need of prosthetic limbs advanced enough to help in daily activities, including all that goes into raising two children. When Kuehn saw that bionics expert Hugh Herr would be speaking … Continue reading Bionics Expert Hugh Herr Describes Efforts to End Disability, Offers Hope at ATEC Lecture →

Visiting Artist Lecture with Maggie Evans

April 07, 2015

Maggie Evans was born in Denton, Texas in 1980. She graduated from Utah State University with a BFA in Illustration in 2003 and received an MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008.

Summer and Fall 2015 EMAC Courses

April 02, 2015

The Summer and Fall 2015 schedules are now live in Coursebook, and registration begins on Monday, April 6.  You can find your registration appointment time in Orion. As you look at your options for Fall 2015, you will find that the esteemed STAFF is covering a remarkable number of courses. STAFF is not some new AI tool that … Continue reading Summer and Fall 2015 EMAC Courses →

ATEC Creative Automata Lab Advances Personalized Learning

March 04, 2015

The UT Dallas ATEC Creative Automata Lab, under the direction of Dr. Paul Fishwick, has submitted a video entry to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering Video Contest. The video shows the innovative work of the lab to create personalized learning experiences by representing complex systems through multiple models.

STEAM Advocate to Share His Vision at Lecture

February 25, 2015

John Maeda will illustrate the concept of combining science, technology, engineering and math with art during his talk, “Turning STEM into STEAM,” on March 4. Tickets for the ATEC Distinguished Lecture are on sale now.

Exhibit and Forum Examine Anti-Apartheid and Human Rights Activist

February 20, 2015

A traveling exhibition highlighting the work of Helen Suzman, a former South African parliamentarian who devoted her life to fighting apartheid laws comes to UT Dallas next week. The exhibition also highlights Suzman’s enduring friendship with former South African President Nelson Mandela, which began in 1967 when the two met during his incarceration at the Robben Island Prison. The exhibit opens Monday in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building and runs until March 27.