April 24, 2018

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Game Professors Present VR at Science With A Twist at Arizona Science Center

Science with a Twist featuring UAT Virtual Reality and Animation at IMAX

The Arizona Science Center is blowing up the night for a special adult-only event featuring a twist on science demos and experiments, a high energy DJ, specialty drinks and a presentation on “Animation and Virtual Reality” by UAT Game Studios Professors Jorge Portillo and Ben Reichert, who just returned from a week at E3, the Electronics Entertainment Expo in California. UAT’s VR slide show presentation, which will be held in the IMAX Theater, will include information about UAT degrees in Game Design, Game Programming, Art and Animation and Virtual Reality. Professor Portillo, who specializes in game art, will touch on…

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New DV Work: Paranormal Investigations – short documentary film

A short doc about a paranormal investigator and his brushes with the unexplained, created by students Emma Welch-Murphy and Madison LaCross for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. This is a great example of how evocative cinematography can really bring a documentary subject to life. Link to this post!Related PostsFilm Your Final 48-Hour Film Challenge 7th Annual Tempe Geeks Night Out This Musical Tesla Coil Circuit Plays Tetris Theme Song UAT CCDC Team Places 3rd, Qualifying for Regionals

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New DV Work: Puzzled – short neo-noir film

This short neo-noir mystery film was created for DVA241 Digital Video Production class by students Joe Ciaramitaro, Jake Turocy, and James Carrillo, and stars UAT Enrollment Advisor Daniel Link who is quite the accomplished actor! You can check out Daniel on IMDB, and watch his previous work with our students in “Moving Day” and “Mitch Rapp: Off Book.” And here he is as a hardboiled detective with a deadly secret in “Puzzled.” Link to this post!Related PostsThought Leader: What’s In It For Me? What is Network Security? Global Game Jam Winners: ‘Transmissions’ Well Received CCDC Qualifier This Saturday at UAT UAT is…

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University of Advancing Technology Hosts STEM Workshops in Partnership with New Girl Scout Summer Camp

University of Advancing Technology Hosts STEM Workshops in Partnership with New Girl Scout Summer Camp

UAT Professors Present Technology Topics to Local Girl Scout Camp UAT is doing its part to encourage more females to explore a future in technology. Last week on June 7, UAT kicked off hosting a series of technology-themed workshops for residents of the newly opened Girl Scout camp, the Bob and Renee Parsons Leadership Center for Girls and Women at Camp South Mountain, which opened last April. The Campaign for Girls in Arizona is an effort by Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council to achieve better outcomes for Arizona’s girls. The Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) offers camps for girls in…

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New DV Work: Typography – Leon the Professional

A scene from Leon the Professional turned into animated typography by student Harmony Summer Jones for DVA254 Motion Graphics class. Link to this post!Related PostsThe Life of a Game Producer Featuring Alumni Erin Ali What is Game Art & Animation? VR Snowball Fight Created by Game Alumni Monster Vault Entertainment Augmented Reality – What You See Is… Amazing! “Instinct” Military Survival Film Wins Two Awards

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Summer of Cyber Security Events

Cyber Security Degree at UAT

It’s summer at UAT and not only do we keep campus cool with fun club events and activities at the UAT Founder’s Hall dorms, students enrolled in various Network Security and Cyber Security majors have hot some opportunities to shine. Black Hat Briefings The Black Hat Briefings is a security conference giving corporate businesses, government agencies, military, the private sector and independent security experts access to panels, industry experts, companies and technology in the security world. This year, Black Hat will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, from July 22- 27. UAT Network Security students and…

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New DV Work: Moving Day – short comedy film

Short comedy film created by students Jorge Varela and Gabe Vigil for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Link to this post!Related PostsIndie Alumni Game Studio Live in the Game Releases New Game “Lunarsea” VP of Insight Enterprises, Curt Cornum To Speak at UAT UAT Computer Science Professor Judges Science Fair Save the Date – Fall Student Innovation Project Fair (SIP) DV film “Toppled” Now Online

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New DV Work: Jake Turocy: Photography – short documentary film

A short documentary about student Jake Turocy and his passion for photography. Created by students James Carrillo and Carlie Kratz for DVA241 Digital Video Production class. Link to this post!Related PostsVeterans Day Celebration at UAT New DV Work: Calico – Short Sci-Fi Drama Film Conservation and Zoos, Taught by Professor Drew Foster Professional Clothing Drive on Friday to Prepare for Career Fair A Look Back at DV’s “Fallout”

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New DV Work: The Inbetweeners – Title Sequence Recreation

A recreation of the title sequence to the UK TV series The Inbetweeners, created by student Emma Welch-Murphy for DVA254 Motion Graphics class using Adobe After Effects. Link to this post!Related PostsSecurity on Consumer Handhelds Bringing the AZ Capitol to Life with DV Magic CollegeHack: Dealing with Stress in Positive Ways UAT Hosted 2nd Annual Cyber Security Open House Winners of the UAT Programming Jam

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Game Design Student Ranked Top 8 in VR Tournament – Finals This Weekend!

The Unspoken VR

Game Programming student and avid gamer Jesse Rogers put his skills to the test in The Unspoken VR game tournament against other local gamers taking first in the local and regional competitions. These consecutive wins secured Jesse a spot in the Top 8 to complete in the Finals this weekend in New York City. The Unspoken VR, played on Oculus Rift, is holding a nationwide tournament hosted by Insomniac games, Microsoft and Oculus. The game is a 1v1 magic throwing player vs player game and the winner takes the best of three rounds. Jesse had never played this game before, but…

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