UT Dallas Is Merging Two Schools To Bring Arts, Humanities, and Tech Together

by | Jul 27, 2022
Aiming to forge "a new path for excellence, innovation, and growth in the arts," UT Dallas is merging two schools into one larger School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology. The combined school will give the university a strong, single academic presence for the arts while taking advantage of UTD’s future arts and performance complex, the $158 million Edith and Peter O’Donnell Jr. Athenaeum. The school's inaugural dean, Dr. Nils Roemer, says the move will "make a statement to the entire country about our commitment to arts, humanities, and technology."
How UT Dallas’ ATEC Is Turning Its Students Into Animation and Game Design Rock Stars 
by | Aug 26, 2021
Animation and game design is booming—and UTD is on the forefront. Here's how its School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication has become a national leader. ATEC is producing graduates who go on to work for top companies like Blizzard Entertainment, Gearbox Software, id software, Disney, and 900lbs.
Motherboard: Richardson’s High-Tech Past, Present, and Future Honored in New UTD Art Installation
by | Mar 6, 2020
UT Dallas' School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) is unveiling its modular sculptural installation tomorrow. The 30-foot-long installation—made of steel, LED lighting, and projections—will be housed in the Richardson Innovation Quarter (aka The IQ).
Future World: How Area Universities Prepare Tech Workers for Rapid Change
by | Feb 3, 2020
North Texas has more than 40 higher learning institutions. Inside is a collection of pioneer programs taught by world-class faculty members that incorporates on-the-job training and monitors the pulse of our rapidly changing technological landscape.

UTD’s ATEC School Adds Game Studies Expert

by | Oct 26, 2016
Josef Nguyen's research intersects technology, literature, and digital media.