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Guests tour the new School of Design and Creative Technologies. Photo by Lawrence Peart.

New School of Design and Creative Technologies Launches at UT Austin’s College of Fine Arts

In a move aimed to support the need for creative professionals in the business, nonprofit and government worlds, The University of Texas at Austin has created the School of Design and Creative Technologies.

Chris Skoog

Meet our AET seniors

We'd like to introduce you to some of our students who will be the first to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET) in the School of Design and Creative Technologies.

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VR Projects Get Real at AET Showcase

The Austin American-Statesman's 512tech covers the AET Showcase with story, photo gallery.

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Arts and Entertainment Showcase Celebrates Five Years of Students' Work

The Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies in UT Austin’s School of Design and Creative Technologies celebrates five years of student-designed video games and projects May 10, 5-8pm in the Foundry. (DFA 3.2) Guests will be able to play student-created video games, view 2-D animation films and take mini lessons on the 3-D printer. The program will include a reception from 7-8 p.m. where guests can meet the student creators.

If This Then That: 2018 Design MFA Thesis Exhibition

BFA and MFA Design Thesis shows opening at Visual Arts Center

Come explore two new exhibitions at the Visual Arts Center featuring the work of students in the Department of Design. "If This Then That" features the work of graduating M.F.A in Design students, and "Catalyst:" features the work of B.F.A. in Design seniors. The exhibitions open April 20 and run through May 11.

Samantha Valdez

Meet our first class of graduating AET seniors

We'd like to introduce you to some of our students who will be the first to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET) in the School of Design and Creative Technologies. All of these students transferred from other UT departments into the major or added it as a second major since it opened for enrollment in fall 2015. In their project-based coursework, these students were able to focus with the three emphasis areas of the major: Music & Sound, Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) and New Performance Technologies.

From left, Scott Huang, Christopher Philip, Luben Popov, Jasmine Kay Uy and Stephanie Smith.

UT team reaches finals at Intel University Games Showcase

A team of students in the 2-D capstone class of the Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program reached the finals last week at the Intel University Games Showcase at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.

Doreen Lorenzo

Assistant Dean Doreen Lorenzo Named in Texas Monthly's 15 Innovators Reshaping Texas

Lorenzo, the Assistant Dean for UT's School of Design and Creative Technologies, is recognized as a top innovator in Texas for her leading role in the design-thinking movement. "We want to create good people who can go out to the world and do things, whether for profit or nonprofit, that are good. That's how you change the world."