May 24, 2017

  • New DV Work: Typography – Ringo Starr’s MS Paint Art

    This typographic animation of a sketch from The Gamegrumps was created by student Charlotte Foley for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!

  • New DV Work: ANATOMY OF A MURDER – Title Sequence Recreation

    A recreation of Saul Bass’ iconic intro sequence to Otto Preminger’s ANATOMY OF A MURDER, created by student Zach Pfluger for DVA254 Motion Graphics class. Created with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator.   Link to this post!

  • The winning team with their trophies

    Digital Video Students Win Big at Spring Inter-College 48 Hour Film Challenge

    Two teams of UAT Digital Video Students competed against five teams of students from Grand Canyon University in the Spring 2017 Inter-College 48 Hour Film Challenge. This latest installment of the epic crosstown rivalry that has erupted every Fall and Spring since 2011 was a winner for the UATDV family as one of the 2 teams brought home awards for Best Technical and Best Film. The rules of the competition, like all 48 hour challenges, dictated that the team incorporate a specific prop and a specific line of dialogue into their script. In this case the prop was a mirror and…

  • New DV Work: ARCHER – Title Sequence Recreation

    A from-scratch recreation of the opening title sequence to the FX animated series ARCHER, created for DVA254 Motion Graphics class by student Harmony Summer Jones. Created with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Link to this post!

  • Future You University

    Future You University Returns to UAT

    Future You University (Future You U) is an event designed to introduce University life experiences to female middle school STEM students.   To be chosen to participate, these girls had to be active in a STEM group, be recommended by their STEM Program champion and principal, desire a STEM related career, and write an essay on why they should be considered. The event takes place over a long weekend at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe. The girls stay in the dorms, eat in the café, and participate in many STEM-related seminars on campus. These include building robots, learning future trends in…

Maker Technician Mike Syfritt in the UAT Maker Lab

‘Props Through 3D Printing’ Panel at WonderCon featuring 3D Printed Starlord Mask

Mar 7, 2017

UAT Maker Lab Technician Mike Syfritt is headed to WonderCon to host a panel called “Props Through 3D Printing,” on April 1, at Anaheim Convention Center, a topic which stems from his career as a custom prop fabricator. At WonderCon, he will show off one of the largest 3d print jobs that UAT has seen on campus, a Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Starlord Mask which was created on a Zortrax M 300 and took over 40 hours to complete. The panel will talk about how to get started building props using 3d printing technology along with information about printers…


Welcoming You to Campus!

Mar 7, 2017

Dr. David Bolman (left), UAT Provost, recognizes the dedicated Experience Leaders (EXL) who make new students feel welcome on campus. Because they successfully completed one full year of service, they are receiving a coveted letter of recommendation from Provost Bolman that will go into their portfolios. EXL leaders are enthusiastic, outgoing student leaders who apply and are selected by UAT to help familiarize new students with the campus, share insights about life at UAT, and help them begin to feel connected and at home. Beginning to feel welcome already? So what are you waiting for? Take a tour today.…

Career Fair at University of Advancing Technology

Land a Job or Internship at the Spring Career Fair

Mar 6, 2017

The Spring 2016 Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5 at UAT. It’s important to prepare yourself for a Career Fair, as many companies will give interviews on the spot. Are you ready to network with some of the biggest companies in the country? Take a look at just a few of the companies that will be here looking for talented individuals like yourself: GoDaddy U-Haul Nextivia State of Arizona Bechtel GPS Insight Early Warning Services Charles Schwab It is important that you make sure that your resume and interview skills are on par so that you can put your…


UAT Students Take Comicon

Mar 5, 2017

UAT Game Studios has always had a presence at Comicon, but this year, game project team leads stepped it up to pitch Phoenix Comicon as panelists, and they were selected! The team spoke during the panel presentation Team Leads Perspective on Game Development. Panelists included Tyler Ann Cook (The Deadliest War: A World Game for Peace, Game Design major), Harlan Whitfield (Project Oddity, Game Art and Animation major), Justin Trimmer (The Cortez Family, The Deadliest War, Game Programming major), Jesse Rogers (Couch Game, Game Programming major), Kenny Ryan (Crimson Nights, Game Design major), and Ben Pope (Mirrored, Game Design, Game…


Sharing a Laugh; Making Some Dough

Mar 4, 2017

Student café workers Leo Perez (Network Security major) and Nolan McPhee (Game Programming major) are sharing a laugh on the job in UAT’s Campus Cafe. Students have many opportunities to apply for paid and volunteer positions on campus, and a job at UAT’s Campus Café may be just what you are looking for! Flexible hours, competitive wages and the benefits of working on campus are just a few of the perks. You’ll meet a lot of people too. Food for thought!  For more information and to apply, visit Link to this post!


RAs Have Fun Too

Mar 4, 2017

Resident Assistants (RAs) Jennifer Taflin (Business Technology/Robotics and Embedded Systems major), Killian Davies (Digital Video major), Juan Wilbur, Jr., (Game Programming major) and Christopher Godina (Game Design major) not only are great student leaders, they know how to unwind at Dave & Busters during RA Fun Night. RAs are current students who act as student advocates and mentors for the students living at Founder’s Hall, UAT’s on-campus dormitory. They assist students with their transition to university life, help them connect to student life and support them during their educational journey. At UAT, we’re all about helping you soar. Take the…

UAT eSports Team League of Legends

Update on UAT eSports Team That’s Suboptimal, Sitting in Top 16

Mar 3, 2017

UAT’s League of Legends eSports team That’s Suboptimal had a BYE last weekend due to their top performance. Currently Team That’s Suboptimal is ranked in the Top 16 teams in the West and will play in the Round of 16 on March 4, against University of Southern California USC A. If they win on March 4, they will enter the Regional Quarter Finals or the Top 8 on March 11. Teams that make it to that stage will earn a $1,000 scholarship per player. If they make it all the way to the top team in the Region, they will play…