April 27, 2015

  • Daredevil Arrives in the Nick of Time for UAT Crime Lit Class

    Students in the HUM388 Crime Literature course are gearing up to read the Frank Miller-Frank Mazzucchelli Daredevil “Born Again” storyline, and it coincides perfectly with Netflix’s April 10 rollout of the Daredevil live action series from Marvel Television. If you’re unfamiliar with this groundbreaking storyline from the 1980s, it features Daredevil facing his darkest days as he battles to the finish against a seemingly unbeatable crime lord and his own personal demons. The gritty storyline was a return to the title for Miller that coincided with publication of yet another classic run on Batman, The Dark Knight. Both stories cemented Miller’s place in comic…

  • Mars One Finalists Announced

    The planners behind the Mars One mission have chosen the final 100 candidates to become the first people to colonize the Red Planet. From a starter pool of more than 200,000 applicants, the field has been narrowed to 50 men and 50 women, including 33 Americans. According to Mars One, this first set of astronauts will establish a permanent colony in 2025. From the top 100 finalists, a selection committee will determine who will move on to the next round, which will result in several groups of four astronauts chosen sometime in 2015. It is expected that the selection and…

  • 2 UAT Films Selected for 2015 Phoenix Film Festival!

    The Phoenix Film Festival schedule has been released! UAT Digital Video is proud to have 2 films playing this year: “Liv” Directed by Gwyneth Christoffel Synopsis: A video blogger inadvertently reveals too much of his life to his audience. College Shorts Friday March 27, 11:05 am Saturday March 28, 12:45 pm “Ouroboros” Directed by Alexander Broderick Synopsis: A quantum physicist creates an artificial wormhole, a breakthrough in teleportation. But the wormhole brings an unexpected visitor – Faye’s future self – warning that the device threatens the fabric of spacetime and the very existence of the universe. Arizona Shorts Saturday March…

  • Professor DeNigris’ sabbatical vlog

    Some of you may know that Professor Paul DeNigris, Program Champion for Digital Video at University of Advancing Technology, has taken a sabbatical this Spring semester to get some additional industry experience working in visual effects in Hollywood. Paul is keeping a daily vlog of his experiences in LA, which he calls “Hollywood at 45.” Check it out here:

  • Innovation Isn’t Just a Student Project

    One of the issues I face when trying to ensure my students are getting the best education in security, is innovation. UAT was founded on the concepts of continued growth, development, and innovation. Within the realm of Network Security, that can be difficult. Students often find themselves relegated to creating new documentation, unless they’re programmers (a much smaller number of the student population). How does a student innovate, or even prove innovation? It can be subjective to the individual reviewing the idea. For example, the students may not be entirely aware of what’s in industry; so how can they be…

Daredevil Arrives in the Nick of Time for UAT Crime Lit Class

Apr 3, 2015

Students in the HUM388 Crime Literature course are gearing up to read the Frank Miller-Frank Mazzucchelli Daredevil “Born Again” storyline, and it coincides perfectly with Netflix’s April 10 rollout of the Daredevil live action series from Marvel Television. If you’re unfamiliar with this groundbreaking storyline from the 1980s, it features Daredevil facing his darkest days as he battles to the finish against a seemingly unbeatable crime lord and his own personal demons. The gritty storyline was a return to the title for Miller that coincided with publication of yet another classic run on Batman, The Dark Knight. Both stories cemented Miller’s place in comic…

Mars One Finalists Announced

Mar 10, 2015

The planners behind the Mars One mission have chosen the final 100 candidates to become the first people to colonize the Red Planet. From a starter pool of more than 200,000 applicants, the field has been narrowed to 50 men and 50 women, including 33 Americans. According to Mars One, this first set of astronauts will establish a permanent colony in 2025. From the top 100 finalists, a selection committee will determine who will move on to the next round, which will result in several groups of four astronauts chosen sometime in 2015. It is expected that the selection and…

2 UAT Films Selected for 2015 Phoenix Film Festival!

Mar 4, 2015

The Phoenix Film Festival schedule has been released! UAT Digital Video is proud to have 2 films playing this year: “Liv” Directed by Gwyneth Christoffel Synopsis: A video blogger inadvertently reveals too much of his life to his audience. College Shorts Friday March 27, 11:05 am Saturday March 28, 12:45 pm “Ouroboros” Directed by Alexander Broderick Synopsis: A quantum physicist creates an artificial wormhole, a breakthrough in teleportation. But the wormhole brings an unexpected visitor – Faye’s future self – warning that the device threatens the fabric of spacetime and the very existence of the universe. Arizona Shorts Saturday March…