December 14, 2017

Try Virtual Reality at Tempe Geeks Night Out

Tempe Geeks Night Out

Come check out a Virtual Reality demo at UAT’s booth at Tempe Geek’s Night Out on Thursday, March 2, from 4:30-8 p.m., at Tempe Public Library. Join Tempe’s Geeks Night Out in its 6th year running, presented by the Arizona Sci-Tech Festival showcasing all things STEAM-related. If you don’t know what STEAM means, it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. As technology becomes more and more immersed in today’s world, STEAM jobs will be in extremely high demand and luckily for UAT students, all of our majors offered are 100 percent STEAM. Enthusiasts and Geeks of all ages…

UAT Welcomes Southern Colorado Girls STEM Initiative to Future You University

UAT Welcomes Southern Colorado Girls STEM Initiative to Future You University

The Southern Colorado Girls STEM group lead by Professor Jill Coddington, UAT Program Champion in Advancing Computer Science and Robotics, spent the weekend at UAT’s Tempe campus for a Future You University event during June 10-13, to offer these students a taste of the technology-infused innovation that surrounds our students each and every day.  These 17 middle school students won a STEM competition and their prize was a technology-filled experience at UAT. Over the weekend, the girls participated in workshops and seminars, campus tours, a weekend stay in UAT Founder’s Hall dormitory, Veggie car races, a 3D printing demo, Innovation Games,…

UAT Hosts Chief Science Officer Training for High School Students Interested in STEM

Chief Science Officer training at UAT

On Saturday, September 26, UAT will host 50-80 high school leaders, tech students and STEM advocates, from approximately 30 high schools in Arizona for Chief Science Officer training. This 1-day camp will give students tips in leadership, communication, teamwork, branding, and so much more in order for these individuals to give STEM a voice in Student Government at their schools. Student Government is usually comprised of political officials, a president, VP, secretary and treasurer, but this program will add the Chief Science Officer, a position supporting science, technology, engineering and assisting geeks to become better communicators and advocates for STEM. UAT was involved when…

Intel’s Cammie LeBlanc Honored With University of Advancing Technology Honorary Doctorate Degree

Cammie LeBlanc Speaking at UAT Commencement

LeBlanc’s Gracious Acceptance Sent UAT Graduates Off With Inspiring Commencement Speech TEMPE, AZ — May 20, 2015 – University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is honored to announce that Cammie LeBlanc, International Business Development Manager at Intel, received one of this year’s Honorary Doctorate Degrees, awarded at the UAT commencement ceremony May 15, 2015, at the Mesa Arts Center. LeBlanc also delivered a moving commencement speech during the ceremony speaking of her journey where few women had gone before, into the world of Information Technology and Software Engineering. LeBlanc, the first of her family to graduate from college, earned a Bachelor…

Podcast: 99% Invisible

RomanMars-99 Percent Invisible

Roman Mars’ Podcast 99% Invisible investigates the aesthetic, engineering, and human design that goes into every day items that we never even think about. It’s a great exploration of our world that will leave you looking at the things around you in a new way. 99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture and the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world. The show started life as a project of KALW public radio in San Francisco and the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco. Check out 99% Invisible: http://99percentinvisible.org/   Link to this post!Related PostsProfessor DeNigris produces VFX tutorials…

Shape the World: Aldebaran Robotics

aldebaran robotics

Aldebaran Robotics is hiring! Aldebaran is recruiting the best engineering, talents to join it’s humanoid robots’ dream team! What we are looking for? Passionate and creative people, experts, ambitious, able to think “out of the box”, convinced that Robotics is the next big thing. Are you searching for an innovative anf off-the-wall company, where we are building the future right now? You want to take up the challenges offered by robotics and shape the world? Check out our roles and career opportunities, and join us! www.aldebaran.com/en   Link to this post!Related PostsUAT Robotics Demos at CactusCon “Dog Robot” Pays a…

3D Printed Micro-Cars

3D Printed Cars

These tiny 3D Printed cars are 2cm long and have real moving wheels and doors! So tiny! So cute! You can download the design and order them from Shapeways. This is the mid size model — 2 cm long. Watch the video below: Link to this post!Related PostsFuture You University Returns to UAT ‘Props Through 3D Printing’ Panel at WonderCon featuring 3D Printed Starlord Mask PHX Startup Week Presents Silicon Valley VC, Tim Draper at UAT “When Elephants Fight” Screening at UAT Arizona Tech Council Presents “Technology & Commerce” with U.S. Senator Jeff Flake